GREEN PARTY: “Definitive Proof Ralph Nader Didn’t Cost Al Gore the Election” / “Al Gore Betrayed Blacks, Progressives and America, Not Ralph Rader” / Jimmy Dore / *MUST WATCH* ☮

The erroneous claim that Ralph Nader cost Al Gore the 2000 election is frequently cited to discredit voting for a 3rd party candidate. It’s nonsense. Here’s why.

Black voters in Florida were purged from voter rolls by the tens of thousands, handing the White House to George Bush. In a sad moment in American History, highlighted in Michael Moore’s Farenheit 911, members of the Congressional Black Caucus rose to voice their opposition but Gore as President of the Senate told them to sit down and shut up, even scoring some cheap laughs.

POLITICAL COMMENTARY: “Elizabeth Warren Attacked Dr. Jill Stein—Jill Responded with FIRE!” / The Humanist Report / Mike Figueredo ☮

Elizabeth Warren made the same mistake many politicians are making: she claimed Jill Stein is helping Donald Trump get elected. That’s right, after running away from the candidate that would easily beat Trump [Bernie] and endorsing the poster child for political corruption [Hillary], Elizabeth Warren is trying to blackmail the progressives she abandoned by attacking the one candidate now standing up for them. Well, she got a response from Jill Stein that she’s probably not going to like too much.

GREEN PARTY: “President Jill Stein? It’s More Possible Than They Want You to Believe” / Jimmy Dore ☮

Green Party candidate Jill Stein has a shot at winning the Presidency but she needs to reach the 15% threshold in polling to qualify for the debates. Similarly, nobody believed Bernie Sanders had a chance when he began his campaign in the Spring of 2015.

POLITICAL COMMENTARY: “Cornel West: Why I Endorse Green Party’s Dr. Jill Stein Over ‘Neoliberal Disaster’ Hillary Clinton” / Democracy Now! / Amy Goodman ☮

Cornel West is heading to Philadelphia next, where he will serve on the Democratic Platform Drafting Committee, but he has announced he won’t be backing the party’s presumptive nominee. West talks about why he is backing the Green Party’s Jill Stein over Hillary Clinton.

POLITICAL COMMENTARY: “Anonymous Launches Initiative to End Media Blackout of Jill Stein” / The Humanist Report / Mike Figueredo ☮

Anonymous has announced it’s #OPJillStein initiative to end the media blackout of Jill Stein. They are encouraging everyone to disseminate information about Jill Stein and to demand that she be included in national debates. This is an initiative we can all get behind!

INTERVIEW: “CNN Interview with Green Party Presidential Candidate, Dr. Jill Stein” / Christi Paul ☮

On CNN New Day Weekend, Christi Paul speaks with Green Party Presumptive Nominee Dr. Jill Stein about winning third-party voters.