The United States of America – and indeed the world – are currently experiencing one of the greatest financial recessions the capitalist age has witnessed. Estimates ranging from systemic failure to bump in the road have described this crisis. Countries and markets around the world are attempting to prevent or alleviate this crisis through such measures as tax cuts, public works, corporate welfare, and political restructuring.
This summer is illustrating a need for an organized party strategy within the state of Montana. Allow me to explain. At present the Montana Green Party is running on a zero dollar budget with no evident plan for getting the signatures we need to regain ballot access. If we had collected some funding three months ago we could have taken advantage of the opportunity to make a presence at each of the major fairs within the summer by renting booths in the expo centers. Due to a lack of foresight and a greater lack of planning we have missed this fantastic opportunity.
This year’s meeting opened with the unanimous approval for the ascension of the Mountain Party of West Virginia into the GPUS. Following this vote was a wrangling over procedure mostly initiated by the delegates from the state of California that would characterize the proceedings of this years meeting. With the plenary agenda behind schedule due to various objections to the agenda the delegates then heard from various speakers representing several international green parties including Brazil and Austria.
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