International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia 2023: LGBTQI+ Rights and Housing as a Human Right
Today, May 17, 2023, we stand together in unity, respect, and strength as we commemorate the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT). As a community, we understand that the fight against these injustices is inseparable from our broader quest for social, economic, and environmental justice. Continue reading
On May 20, 2023, when we gather for the Wisconsin Green Party's Spring Gathering under the theme "Housing is a Human Right", it's important to take a moment to appreciate the profound significance of these words. Housing is more than just a place to rest your head, it's a fundamental human need that affects every aspect of our lives, from health and safety to opportunities and social mobility. Continue reading
Today, we remember an impactful event in American history: the U.S. Supreme Court ordered the dissolution of the Standard Oil Company on May 15, 1911. This landmark case served as a powerful demonstration of the necessary role of government in regulating business practices for the public good. As we address the current housing crisis in our country, we can draw inspiration from this precedent and fight for the same decisive government action to ensure that "Housing is a Human Right." Continue reading
The Wisconsin Green Party Spring 2023 Newsletter is here! Read about the WIGP Spring Gathering, our discussion on "Housing as a Human Right" with Green candidates and elected officials, May Day, Line 5, local chapter and committee reports, proposed bylaws changes, and more! Click here to see a downloadable PDF version of the WIGP Spring 2023 Newsletter.
This International Workers' Day, we at the Wisconsin Green Party join hands with workers all over our state, our country, and the world. May Day is a time to remember the incredible struggles and victories of the labor movement, and it's also a reminder of how important it is to keep fighting for workers' rights and economic justice. As we honor the courage and perseverance of workers, we're also reminded of the pressing need to move towards a sustainable, fair, and environmentally conscious economy that benefits everyone. Continue reading
On this day, 129 years ago, Jacob Coxey's Army of unemployed workers began their historic march on Washington D.C. As the Wisconsin Green Party, we commemorate this significant event in the history of workers' rights and economic justice. In these trying times, when the issues of unemployment, economic inequality, and ecological crisis are more relevant than ever, we are reminded of the importance of grassroots activism and the power of ordinary people to effect change. Continue reading
The Wisconsin Green Party honors Workers' Memorial Day, standing in solidarity with the families, friends, and communities affected by the loss of lives, injuries, and illnesses caused by hazardous working conditions. We mourn these tragic losses and demand transformative change to build a society that values people and the planet over profit. Continue reading
The Wisconsin Green Party will hold our 2023 Spring Gathering state membership meeting on Saturday May 20, 2023. The theme of this gathering will be "Housing is a human right" and we will have discussions on the critical issue of housing and its many dimensions, including affordability, sustainability, homelessness, and more. Check out our Events page for more information and to RSVP!
A record snow flood melt season has begun this week in northern Wisconsin. With this flooding comes the possibility of damage to Enbridge's Line 5 petro-pipeline. Already exposed and damaged, Line 5 is extra dangerous and threatens catastrophic failure with this record snow melt flood. Continue reading
The Wisconsin Green Party stands in support of Tribal Sovereignty and Treaty Rights of the Lac du Flambeau federal Native American Indian reservation nation and their legal control over their own federal tribal lands. Nation-to-nation relations are the first and foremost guiding principle and most basic fact of legal social relationships in the present road closure dispute. The Federal Indians and the Federal government of the United States of America stand on equal terms to negotiate their decisions. Continue reading