Racial Equality

Notes on a Green Gubernatorial Campaign

Grounded in a ‘Last Are First’ Worldview By Seth Kaper-Dale (adapted from an article appearing in the Summer/Fall 2017 issue of Green Horizon Magazine) I’m running for Governor of New Jersey on the Green Party ticket and I’m running to win. Here’s my story. My wife and I have been co-pastors of a church in Highland Park, NJ since 2001. When we arrived, our church had 35 members. Today it has grown to approximately 500 congregants. We have also gone from being a primarily white congregation to being a congregation that has over 50 nationalities represented through first generation immigrants…

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The Case for Sanctuary Cities

Green Party of the Pikes Peak Region I. The concept of sanctuary cities is rooted in the Sanctuary Movement of the 1980’s where churches spearheaded efforts to provide refuge to Central Americans fleeing civil wars in their home countries. We seek to uphold this spirit and reaffirm immigrant and human rights in face of repressive immigration proposals that threaten to separate families and destabilize our diverse communities. II. Immigrants’ rights are human rights: In 1948, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), which, for the first time, codified the basic human rights of…


Thoughts on Colin Kaepernick’s National Anthem Protest

Green Party of Louisiana’s Joshua Fauver Responds to Colin Kaepernick’s National Anthem Protest Joshua Fauver is a member of the Green Party of Louisiana’s coordinating committee and is the co-founder of American Third Party Report. Fauver published the following statement on Facebook. So, currently there is a lot of talk going on about NFL Players protesting during the national anthem. I want to speak to that subject for just a moment because I’ve seen several different reactions from so many different people. I want to offer my own perspective on the matter. The author of the national anthem, Francis Scott…