People are simply not happy with the choices they are currently being offered in the November election... this is the year to elect a third party candidate.
“The voices of ordinary people are locked out of the two-party system,” she said in a recent interview with Snellville Patch, “which is by and for the lobbyists and wealthy campaign contributors”....
"It's suicidal to have this kind of political system," said Stein, discussing what sets the Green party apart from Democrats and Republicans. "We don’t accept corporate money because we are people powered, not money powered. We have the liberty to stand up and fight for the solutions the American people are clamoring for"....
The most critical and urgent need in our nation right now, according to Stein, is creating jobs and putting people back to work. That is the centerpiece of her campaign. The Green New Deal would create 25 million new jobs by “implementing a nationally funded, but locally controlled direct employment initiative replacing unemployment offices offering public sector jobs which are “stored” in job banks in order to take up any slack in private sector employment,” according to Jill Stein’s website.
For the full description of the Green New Deal, visit the Green party's website.
“We have good solutions that will put people back to work in community-based jobs that make our community healthy, just and sustainable,” she said. “Not only ecologically, but economically and socially.”
Stein sees investing in local communities as key to jumpstarting the economy. If the money is used locally, every dollar has a multiplying effect.
“Keep it here instead of sending it overseas,” she said.
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