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Indigenous People in the Eye of Climate Disruption

June 19th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Beyond the U.S., Native Americans | Comments Off on Indigenous People in the Eye of Climate Disruption

Indigenous People in the Eye of Climate Disruption

By Romi Elnagar “What we are fighting to protect is the survival of this generation and the continuation of the human race,” fifteen-year-old climate activist Xiuhtezcatl Roske- Martinez told the United Nations General Assembly on June 29. “My father raised me in the Mexica [Aztec] tradition. I learned from [him] is that …every living thing […]

Revisiting the Statue of Liberty

June 19th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Beyond the U.S., Slideshow | Comments Off on Revisiting the Statue of Liberty

Revisiting the Statue of Liberty

By Hector Lopez THE STATUE OF LIBERTY Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, With conquering limbs astride from land to land; Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand a mighty woman with a torch, whose flame Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name Mother of Exiles. From her beacon-hand Glows world-wide welcome; […]

Elizabeth May’s First Term as a Green MP in Canada’s Parliament

May 21st, 2014  |  by  |  published in Beyond the U.S. | Comments Off on Elizabeth May’s First Term as a Green MP in Canada’s Parliament

Elizabeth May’s First Term as a Green MP in Canada’s Parliament

By Edmund P. Fowler . . . . “We can be totally honest and speak from our hearts. When we feel even one thing is good we can point it out.” Elizabeth May became Canada’s first Green member of Parliament, for Saanich-Gulf Islands in British Columbia, in the federal elections of May 2011. Even though […]

THE GLOBAL INTEREST: Collaboration — Beyond Diplomacy

December 15th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Beyond the U.S. | Comments Off on THE GLOBAL INTEREST: Collaboration — Beyond Diplomacy

By John Resenbrink — The government of the United States was once again embarking on war. But President Obama paused. It finally came through to him that the people of his country didn’t want it. It’s very debatable whether this awareness of the real life experience of the American people would last; or that the […]

The Swedish Greens: Which Way Forward?

October 11th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Beyond the U.S. | Comments Off on The Swedish Greens: Which Way Forward?

Written by Ralph Mono RESISTANCE TO NUCLEAR POWER THE BEGINNING A fierce campaign against nuclear power and then a referendum in Sweden in early  1980 started it all – or perhaps released all the built-up political frustrations. The set-up  of the referendum was meant to give a “yes” or “no” to continued use of nuclear […]

Global Greens News

January 28th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Beyond the U.S. | Comments Off on Global Greens News

Global Greens News

Global Greens is the partnership of the world’s Green parties and political movements, working cooperatively to implement the Global Greens Charter. This unique and inspiring document sets out our core values of ecological wisdom, social justice, participatory democracy, nonviolence, sustainability and respect for diversity. With members in nearly 90 countries, the Greens are the world’s […]

New Green Party Launched in Japan

January 18th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Beyond the U.S., Top Stories | Comments Off on New Green Party Launched in Japan

New Green Party Launched in Japan

In 2012 a group of local assembly members, citizens groups, and activists met in Tokyo to launch the Midori-no-to, also referred to as the Greens/Japan — focusing on the issue of ending nuclear power. The party was formed a little more than a year after a 9.0 earthquake and tsunami hit Japan in March of […]

The Swedish Greens: Which Way Forward?

December 19th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Beyond the U.S., Top Stories | Comments Off on The Swedish Greens: Which Way Forward?

The Swedish Greens: Which Way Forward?

A fierce campaign against nuclear power and then a referendum in Sweden in early 1980 started it all – or perhaps released all the built-up political frustrations. The set-up of the referendum was meant to give a “yes” or “no” to continued use of nuclear power plants in Sweden, but was seen by many as […]

Breakthrough in Canada

February 8th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Beyond the U.S. | Comments Off on Breakthrough in Canada

Breakthrough in Canada

By Elizabeth May [from GH Issue No. 24] On May 30, 2011, I was officially sworn in as the first Green Party Member of Parliament in Canada. The election on May 2, 2011 was bittersweet for Canadian Greens. After a difficult campaign in which we were kept out of the national leaders debate and received […]

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