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Time to update the Green platform

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  • les evenchick
    Les Evenchick New Orleans piratefish@yahoo.com
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 27, 2010
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      Les Evenchick
      New Orleans
      piratefish@...


      --- On Wed, 1/27/10, Marnie Glickman, Green Change <marnie@...> wrote:

      > From: Marnie Glickman, Green Change <marnie@...>
      > Subject: Time to update the Green platform
      > To: piratefish@...
      > Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2010, 2:19 PM
      > Dear Les,
      >
      > I'd like to invite you to an experiment in online
      > democracy.
      >
      > The U.S. Green Party is amending its platform. I
      > volunteered to serve as the co-chair of the Platform
      > Committee.
      >
      > Will you help us update the Green platform in an open,
      > collaborative process on GP.org [ http://www.gp.org/committees/platform/comments/ ], the
      > website of the U.S. Green Party, and GreenChange.org?
      >
      > The Green platform represents our movement's collective
      > aspirations for an American society based on peace, justice,
      > democracy and sustainability.
      >
      > In the spirit of grassroots democracy, we want to maximize
      > participation in the platform amendment process. So we've
      > posted the 2004 Green platform, section by section, and we
      > invite you to post your suggestions on how to improve it.
      >
      > On GreenChange.org, you can read and comment on the
      > platform and post your suggested amendments too.
      >
      > Democracy [ http://network.greenchange.org/groups/democracy_gpus_platform
      > ]
      > Social Justice [ http://network.greenchange.org/groups/social_justice_gpus_platform
      > ]
      > Ecological Sustainability [ http://network.greenchange.org/groups/ecology_gpus_platform
      > ]
      > Economic Sustainability [ http://network.greenchange.org/groups/economy_gpus_platform
      > ]
      > Nonviolence [ http://network.greenchange.org/groups/noviolence_gpus_platform
      > ]
      >
      > At GreenChange.org, we will collaborate, discuss and debate
      > until February 15th, then we'll work with you to pass on
      > your suggested amendments to your state Green party. Only
      > state Green parties and national party caucuses can submit
      > amendments. The amendments must be sent to the Platform
      > Committee no later than April 15th.
      >
      > This is a great opportunity to lend your voice to the Green
      > Party's vision for our world.
      >
      > I hope you'll join us today, and forward this invitation to
      > your friends and colleagues.
      >
      > Peace,
      >
      > Marnie Glickman
      > Executive Director, Green Change
      > Co-chair, Platform Committee, Green Party of the United
      > States
      >
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