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KPFA News spoke to Green Party activist Laura Wells, former candidate for State Controller and Governor, on the eve of the Green Party presidential debate between Dr. Jill Stein and comedienne Roseanne Barr at San Francisco's Victoria Theatre.
|Green Party activist and 2010 California gubernatorial candidate Laura Wells, left,|
with Green Party activist Marnie Glickman, protesting Laura's exclusion from
that year's televised gubernatorial debate, in Marin County, just before both were arrested.
On 05.12.2012, the eve of the Green Party's 2012 presidential debate between Dr. Jill
Stein and comedienne Roseanne Barr, Laura spoke to KPFA about new attention given to
Green Party forums and the Green Party presidential race, thanks to the Occupy Movement
and the social extremes created by what she calls "the two Titanic parties," Democrat
and Republican. When suggesting that people consider joining the Green Party, or any
other independent party that doesn't take corporate campaign contributions, Laura
often says that "the two Titanic parties" just keep moving toward the iceberg,
no matter how dire the warning signs.
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