Jill Stein

Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders: Sheepdogging for Hillary and the Democrats in 2016

Black Agenda Report by BAR managing editor Bruce A. Dixon May 6, 2015 “The sheepdog is a card the Democratic party plays every presidential primary season when there’s no White House Democrat running for re-election.” Spoiler alert: we have seen the Bernie Sanders show before, and we know exactly how it ends. Bernie has zero likelihood of winning the Democratic nomination for president over Hillary Clinton. Bernie will lose, Hillary will win. When Bernie folds his tent in the summer of 2016, the money, the hopes and prayers, the year of activist zeal that folks put behind Bernie Sanders’ either…


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Jim Webb, the Green Party and the Future of the Left

CounterPunch by Camilo Gómez April 29, 2015 Searching for an Alternative to Hillary Clinton Hillary Clinton is supposed to be a liberal and of course the liberal establishment is backing her. But a lot of rank-and-file democrats seem no hope in the former First Lady that’s why the “Draft Warren” effort had been popular even the Massachusetts Senator doesn’t seem interesting in run. Besides the almost quixotic attempt of the “Draft Warren” attempt, Hillary will not face a serious challenger in the Democratic Primaries maybe with one exception. Jim Webb is a strong candidate even if the liberal establishment always…


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Why I Would Support Stein over Sanders

The Politics of Courage February 11, 2015 by Anthony Gonzalez Jill Stein MD announced Friday she has formed a committee to explore the option of pursuing the Green Party’s presidential nomination after winning it in 2012 and subsequently receiving the highest percentage of the popular vote of any female presidential contender in a US general election — a percentage triple the one garnered by her party’s previous standard-bearer. Those who accepted that nomination in 2000, 2004 and 2008 declined to go for it again. Now, all who share Dr. Stein’s basic vision should stand by to take advantage of her…


‘US accelerating in wrong direction’ – Jill Stein in exclusive interview

The Voice of Russia January 19, 2013 Just days away from the inauguration of President Barack Obama, Capitol Affairs takes a look with the help of Jill Stein, former presidential candidate for the Green Party, at the state of politics, the state of the country and what the re-election of Obama means for the country. The entire interview will be aired on Monday, inauguration day, but here is the first part. Dr. Jill Stein is a Doctor of Internal Medicine having obtained her degree from Harvard Medical School. She is the member of the Green Party and ran for a…


Voting Green in a Swing State

Counterpunch by B. SIDNEY SMITH WEEKEND EDITION OCTOBER 26-28, 2012 “You’re Doing WHAT???” I live in a purple part of the country (Virginia) and move in academic circles, so of course I know many, many people who will be voting for Obama. It is impossible to know, but if I sodomized the Easter Bunny in front of their children the look on my Obama-voter friends’ faces could scarcely be much different than the look they get when I say I am voting for Jill Stein. “But this is a swing state…you have to vote for Obama…what if Romney wins?!?” The…