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GREENS TO MEET – 6/28/1206.25.12

Reminder from:   gpopnews Yahoo! Group
Date:   Thursday, June 28
Time:   7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Location:   Calvary Center for Culture and Community,
801 South 48th Street (at Baltimore Avenue)
West Philadelphia, PA
More information from 215-243-7103 and
Notes:   Philadelphia Public School CrisisThis meeting will discuss Philadelphia’s Public School crisis.
Who runs the public schools?
Who pays for our children’s education?
Should our public schools be turned over to private operators?
Why not end the school-to-prison pipeline?

Voice your concerns. Show your support for public education. Proclaim your objection to privatization. In preparation for this discussion, please see GPOP’s Proposal for Public Schools,
(Copies will be available at the meeting.)

This meeting is open to the public and may be televised by PhillyCam. There is no admission charge. Easily accessible via Septa 34 Trolley.

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Greens Oppose Sale of PGW06.19.12

Greens Stand Against Sale of Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW)

The City Committee of the Green Party of Philadelphia (GPOP, has taken a firm stand against the sale of Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW). Green Party leaders say that Mayor Michael Nutter has failed to make his case in favor of selling PGW to the highest bidder. (more…)

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Why Unions are Losing the Class War06.11.12

OpEdNews, Sunday, June 10, 2012

Why Unions are Losing the Class War

By Chris Robinson.

 Green Night Out, on June 2, welcomed Jim Moran, member of the Communication Workers of America, Local 38010 and founder of Philadelphia Area Project on Occupational Safety and Health (PHILAPOSH), who lead a discussion about why unions are losing the class war. (more…)

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Conservative Pols Promote a Medical Massacre of Women06.04.12



Carol McLean, 215-243-7103 and

The Green Party of Philadelphia (GPOP, demands an end to the political pandering and malicious assaults on women’s reproductive services in our state.

Right-wing Pennsylvanian lawmakers continue to attack poor and low-income people. This time, 35 conservative Representatives are going after women by sponsoring House Bill 2405. Misleadingly titled the Whole Woman’s Health Funding Priorities Act, this bill proposes to stop state funding from going to providers of women’s health care services, such as Planned Parenthood, if they also perform abortions.

Their motives became crystal clear when one of the sponsors told the press that “the taxpayer funds [Planned Parenthood clinics] receive are essentially used to fund and create a public relations image of health and wellness while their main mission is the death of children through abortion.” The reality is that there already is a ban in place so that no state or federal funding can go to abortion services. Essentially, HB 2405 has nothing to do with abortion. (more…)

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Minutes, GPOP General Membership Mtg., 5/24/1206.04.12


The meeting began promptly at 7:00 pm at Dream House Asian Bistro, 6127 Ridge Avenue, Roxorough.

by Chris Robinson, At-Large GPOP City Committee, in Dave Butler’s absence (with corrections by Bernadette Cronin-Geller).
Facilitated by Chris.

Welcome to Roxborough by Bernadette Cronin Geller. Bernadette and her actor/husband moved to “The Ridge” five years ago, and they have felt welcomed by all of their neighbors. Now, Bernadette would like visiting Green Party members to feel just as welcome. (more…)

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