Finding a Voice and Keeping It

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During election off-years, the majority of the voting public is not focused on the next elections, but on the past ones. They are associated with one of the two parties of the duopoly, and if they are doing anything at all, they are busy raising millions of dollars from large corporate donors and billionaires while trying to find ways to discredit, marginalize, and even delegitimize the victors of the last election, that is, if their candidate lost.

If they happened to win, they spend the next two years, or four, reassuring the public that their ELECTED ONE is doing everything right and is flawless in character and virtue, while tossing away all traces of contradiction with the platform upon which their candidate won.

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Hunter Crow Gets 38% of the Vote in Arlington School Board Race

Hunter Crow Gets 38% of Vote Against Long-term Incumbent

On Saturday, May 6, Hunter Crow, a candidate our county party endorsed, ran for a position on the Arlington ISD Board of Trustees garnering over 38% of the vote in his attempt to unseat a 3-term incumbent, Bowie Hogg.

Receiving over 5800 votes, running on a platform that was entirely Green-friendly, is a significant marker for Tarrant County Greens. 

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Jordan Edwards, Another Victim of Police Violence

IMG_0372.JPGPolice violence against black men has struck again in North Texas. This time, Jordan Edwards, a 15 year-old freshman in high school from Balch Springs, a near suburb of Dallas’ southeast side, was shot to death by Roy Oliver, a six-year veteran of the Balch Springs Police Department.

Late Saturday night, April 29, neighbors reported to police that a house party had gotten too loud, and they asked the police to come and check it out. A short time later, Jordan Edwards was shot dead with a rifle.

 

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Greens Stand for Justice in Palestine

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During Israel's celebration of their 50th anniversary as a nation there will be a festive spirit within the Zionist realm. Not so among the Palestinian people, where apartheid has swept away hopes of a self-governing future without a serious reset of political policy, both in Israel and in its patron state, the United States.

Zionism

At the heart of the Israeli occupation of Palestinian lands is a movement that has been institutionalized, Zionism. 

It seeks to claim the lands that consist of what religious Jews believe were given to them by God, called the "Promised Land" in the vernacular of their religion. Its origin is in the Jewish religion, but it does not stop there.

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