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Editorial: Bragman, O'Neil are IJ's recommendations for Fairfax Town Council

Fairfax voters have gone Green in recent elections. Three of the five members on the council belong to the Green Party, a political haven for those who find the Democratic Party too conservative for their tastes. Larry Bragman, Lew Tremaine and Pam Hartwell-Herrero are members of the Marin Green Party's leadership.

Earth to Obama: Stop the Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline

Many Obama supporters, notably the millions of young people who gave such vitality to his 2008 campaign, thought they had elected a president who would take the climate change issue seriously and make the tough choices necessary to reduce our national carbon footprint.

Greens Gain in Germany, and the World Takes Notice

A string of Green Party victories and strong electoral showings across Germany, from the conservative south to the port cities of the north, are helping to redefine politics among voters who are increasingly losing faith in the more established parties.

Article: Tea, Green Parties Don’t Mix

The national tea party movement held what was billed as a major rally in Napa Saturday, but the promised thousands of conservative voters failed to turn up. Police and newspaper estimates placed the crowd at the Napa Valley Exposition at about 600, with another 200 Green Party, Democratic and union activists demonstrating in opposition outside the Expo fence.


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