Category Archives: Clean Elections

Clean Elections Governor Jill Stein

Eli Beckerman on Jill Stein: And then there was one.

Jill Stein

As the dust settled on the first televised debate for this year’s gubernatorial contest in Massachusetts, one clear truth emerged. There was one candidate, and only one, who could legitimately be called “the people’s candidate.”While Scott Brown positioned himself as the people’s candidate in his January special election victory, a late surge of campaign cash and get-out-the-vote efforts from Wall Street executives and lobbyists and other special interests surely put his campaign over the top.

Capitalizing on the Democratic Party machine’s condescending sense of entitlement to the late Senator Kennedy’s seat, Brown asserted that it was “the people’s seat”, and rode his truck right into the leadership vacuum that the Democratic Party has helped to create. But Brown’s slick posturing does not make for genuine leadership. And as economic and ecological meltdown continues, that leadership vacuum continues to grow.

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Clean Elections Governor Issues Jill Stein

Democracy's Dawn in Massachusetts?

With the state legislature wrapping up its session last week, another two years have been squandered. Two years we couldn’t afford to waste, down the drain.

In those two years, we inched closer to runaway climate change. Environmental writer and activist Bill McKibben has added another “a” to Earth to show that we have already fundamentally altered the ecological balance of the home upon which we depend for all things.

In those two years, the economic system upon which we depend for most things, unraveled to the point that our federal government has fundamentally transformed its role to a booster of private capital and private profits, while socializing the costs.

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Clean Elections Governor Jill Stein

Jill Stein's Online "Democracy Days" Fundraiser

Several supporters of Jill Stein for Governor have organized an online fundraising web site for Jill Stein called “Democracy Days“.

The concept is simple:

Democracy Days are single-day fundraising events that can blow the top off Beacon Hill corruption and influence-peddling and put the voice of We The People front-and-center in the decisions that affect our lives. With your help, we can take the “money bomb” concept and make it truly explosive, showing big money interests exactly what democracy looks like!

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