Category Archives: Issues

Race, Politics, and DuPage County

This event is sponsored by DuPage Sanctuary, Immigrant Solidarity DuPage (ISD), 501c3 and the DuPage County Green Party, all located at 210 S Wheaton Ave Suite 110 Wheaton Illinois 60187 Press Contacts: Cristobal Cavazos DS 630-518-5390; Steve De La Rosa … Continue reading

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Lawyer Up

Cheers and cries of pure joy erupted as the judge handed down the ruling in the world’s first ever climate liability suit. 886 Dutch citizens, including teachers, entrepreneurs, grandparents and students united to sue their government for its inaction on … Continue reading

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Yes for Independent Maps

The DuPage County Green Party and Illinois Green Party support Yes for Independent Maps. Illinois Green Party Supports Redistricting Amendment Petition Drive Illinois’s district map should protect democracy instead of protecting incumbents. That’s why the Illinois Green Party recently joined … Continue reading

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The Day We Fight Back February 11, 2014

The DuPage Greens (dupagegreens.org) join with over 6,000 websites to fight back against NSA mass surveillance. DEAR USERS OF THE INTERNET, In January 2012 we defeated the SOPA and PIPA censorship legislation with the largest Internet protest in history. Today … Continue reading

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7pm Wed. Feb. 5th Alternative Voting Systems Forum

Our friends at the DuPage Coffeehouse will be hosting a forum tomorrow evening on Alternative Voting Systems.  One of the simplest ways to improve our democracy is to improve our ability to vote for candidates that hold our views.  If you … Continue reading

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“Almost Orwellian” and “Almost Certainly” Unconstitutional

“Almost Orwellian” and “almost certainly” unconstitutional is the ruling by U.S. District Judge Richard Leon regarding international war criminal President Obama’s Administration’s National Security Agency’s bulk collection of Americans’ phone records. DemocracyNow! reports: A federal judge ruled Monday the National … Continue reading

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Fracking Update

This week, the General Assembly is expected to make some kind of determination on the fate of hydraulic fracturing or “fracking”, a particularly destructive and polluting method used to extract oil and natural grass trapped in shale formations deep underground. … Continue reading

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10 years later, Iraq War an ongoing economic tragedy

As we reflect on the 10th Anniversary of the tragedies of the Iraq War, particularly the lives lost and families upended, let’s not forget that this war was an economic tragedy as well, draining resources away from domestic infrastructure, dramatically … Continue reading

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Jill Stein Visit to Support Chicago Teachers!

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein will be making two appearances in Chicago this week in support of the striking Chicago Teachers Union. Jill and Nancy Wade, Green candidate for 5th Congress, will be at The Grafton, an Irish pub and restaurant at 4530 … Continue reading

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How a Plant-Based Diet Can Save the World

7 p.m. Tuesday, February 28, 2012 213 S. Wheaton Ave., Wheaton, IL Free and open to the public! The world is facing a looming global warming crisis. Attend this presentation and learn how we can be part of the solution … Continue reading

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