WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Green Party of the United States, following the lead of the party’s Black Caucus, has endorsed U.S. House Resolution 40 — Commission to Study and Develop Reparations Proposals. The text of the Green Party resolution follows below. The resolution was passed by the party’s National Committee, in which all accredited state Green Parties and Green Caucuses are represented. The Green Party Black Caucus and the Green Party of the United States support reparations for Americans of African Descent that suffered the devastating damage and long-term effects and impacts of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, chattel slavery and de jure and defacto discrimination and segregation. SupportRead More →

Owen Charles March 17, 2018 I had the distinct pleasure and privilege of attending the Black Royalty African Heritage expo in Waterbury last week. This event brought in folks from surrounding areas of Connecticut and New York, and even the UK. My draw had been one of those performing- from the UK- Mutabaruka, a reggae icon now 65 years old.  A hero to me, having seen him in the late 80’s and early 90’s, I have long been a fan of his revolutionary brand of Dub Reggae and Dub Poetry. So I had been surprised to see that not only was he appearing in theRead More →

CLINTON — A massive industrial waste processing plant on Route 145 is moving ahead for approval in the Town of Clinton. Both the scale and the dangerousness of the materials that would be processed should concern every resident of Clinton, Westbrook, Madison, Essex, and surrounding towns. Although this project has been in a quiet phase for the last two years, it is up and moving again! It will be coming up for a public hearing before the Clinton Inland Wetlands Commission in the near future. The date of the public hearing will be on March 6. We are talking about a large and growing dumpRead More →

Congratulations to Hugh Birdsall. He is the newest member of the Clinton Tree Committee. He joins two other Green Party members who are officials in the Clinton town government: Eric (Charter Revision Commission), and Catherine Zamencnik (chairperson of the Conservation Commission).Read More →