Time to update the Green platform
- Les Evenchick
--- 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
> The U.S. Green Party is amending its platform. I
> volunteered to serve as the co-chair of the Platform
> 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.
> Marnie Glickman
> Executive Director, Green Change
> Co-chair, Platform Committee, Green Party of the United