Alice Slater: China Is the Only Country That Promised Not To Use Nuclear Weapons First

October 21, 2014

Alice Slater, Green Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Sustainability and New York Director of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, interviewed by Rossiya Segodnya of RIA NOVOSTI on the 50th anniversary of the China's first nuclear test about the current situation with the nuclear weapons in China. There are nine countries that have nuclear weapons today: the US, Russia, UK, France, and China signed the Non-Proliferation treaty (NPT) in 1970.

Case Dismissed: TransCanada Charges Against Jill Stein, Daryl Hannah & Eleanor Fairchild Thrown Out

October 10, 2014
Jill Stein at Blockade

Wood County, Texas: The District Attorney has dismissed charges brought against Stein, Hannah and Fairchild in connection with the Tar Sands Blockade of the KeystoneXL Pipeline in East Texas.

The women had been arrested in actions in late 2012 supporting tree-sitters blocking construction of the KeystoneXL Pipeline.

The Comic* Ease By Which Consent for War is Manufactured

October 10, 2014

Every once in awhile you see just how easy it is to manipulate the American people, to take seemingly smart, wonderful, thinking human beings and turn us into puppets, or sheep, or lemmings... or perhaps all three combined into some sort of puppeepings?

Watch Lee Camp's Redacted Tonight piece on Manufacturing Consent - HERE.

Why We're Supporting the USA Freedom Act

October 8, 2014

The Green Shadow Cabinet joined dozens of grassroots advocacy organizations from across the political spectrum, comprising a diverse array of organizations representing millions of Americans from every region of the country signing a letter to Congress calling for substantial reforms to surveillance authorities. The letter initiated by the Bill of Rights Defense Committee (BORDC), supports the USA FREEDOM Act, but recognizes that while the legislation would be a step in the right direction, it does not go nearly far enough to protect fundamental constitutional rights.

Gorgeous global march shows how to win the climate fight

September 25, 2014

Huge environmental action in New York teaches us that the answer to change lies with the grass roots.

The massive People’s Climate March, the most hopeful, diverse, photogenic, energizing, and often hilarious march I’ve joined in 52 years of activism — and one of the biggest, at 400,000 strong — has delivered a simple messag​e: we can and will rid the planet of fossil fuels and nuclear power, we will do it at the grassroots, it will be demanding and difficult to say the least, but it will also have its moments of great fun.