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Green Socialist Notes is a weekly podcast/livestream devoted to discussing current events and politics from a Green Socialist perspective.

Hosted by 2020 Green Party/Socialist Party Presidential and Vice Presidential nominees Howie Hawkins and Angela Walker, the weekly program includes commentary on current news and events, occasional guests, and Q&A sessions.

Streamed weekly on Tuesday nights at 8:00 PM EST on Howie Hawkins official Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Twitch social media platforms and released as a podcast every Thursday morning.

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Green Socialist Notes is a weekly podcast/livestream devoted to discussing current events and politics from a Green Socialist perspective.

Hosted by 2020 Green Party/Socialist Party Presidential and Vice Presidential nominees Howie Hawkins and Angela Walker, the weekly program includes commentary on current news and events, occasional guests, and Q&A sessions.

Streamed weekly on Tuesday nights at 8:00 PM EST on Howie Hawkins official Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Twitch social media platforms and released as a podcast every Thursday morning.

    Green Socialist Notes, Episode 061

    Green Socialist Notes, Episode 061

    This week Howie and Angela talk about the war on whistle blowers, the filibuster, Kamala Harris' immigration statements, some book promos, and take viewer questions!

    00:00: Intro: War on whistleblowers (Howie)

    02:00: Intro: Manchin and the filibuster

    08:15: Intro: Kamala Harris on immigration (Angela)

    11:35: Intro: Fourth Stimulus check (Angela)

    13:55: Intro: The Queens English - New Book Promo (Angela)

    15:10: Intro: Wayward Lives Beautiful Experiments - New Book Promo (Angela).

    16:40: RCV Nationally (Q&A)

    24:40: Free Speech (Q&A)

    28:55: Critical Race Theory (Q&A)

    33:45: Dems killing NY healthcare bill (Q&A)

    34:40: Russia and China (Q&A)

    45:15: Anniversary of Medgar Evers murder (Q&A)

    46:30: LGBTQIA+ Education (Q&A)

    49:50: Republicans and Democrats (Q&A)

    52:35: Senator Seinema (Q&A)

    53:55: Not going back to normal (Q&A)

    55:37: CA Governor Race (Q&A)

    56:30: Community Control of the Police (Q&A)

    59:42: Green messaging

    1:03:10: Closing Thoughts

    Streamed on 6/12/2021

    Watch the video at: https://youtu.be/SJGmrsLyuiY

    Green Socialist Notes is a weekly livestream/podcast hosted by 2020 Green Party/Socialist Party presidential and vice presidential nominees, Howie Hawkins and Angela Walker.  Started as a weekly campaign livestream in the spring of 2020, the streams have continued post elections and are now under the umbrella of the Green Socialist Organizing Project, which grew out of the 2020 presidential campaign.  Green Socialist Notes seeks to provide both an independent Green Socialist perspective, as well as link listeners up with opportunities to get involved in building a real people-powered movement in their communities.

    Green Socialist Notes Podcast

    Every Saturday at 3:00 PM EDT on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Twitch.

    Every Monday at 7:00 AM EDT on most major podcast outlets.

    Music by Gumbo le Funque

    Intro: She Taught Us

    Outro: #PowerLoveFreedom

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Green Socialist Notes, Episode 060

    Green Socialist Notes, Episode 060

    Angela is working this week, so Howie talks about the attacks on US democracy and takes viewer questions on topics ranging from organizing locally to the filibuster to election observers.

    00:00: Intro: Attacks on democracy (Howie)

    10:00: New York municipal elections

    11:30: International monitors of US elections

    12:45: Direct democracy

    16:20: 2024

    17:15: Building at the local level

    21:45: Shutting down pipelines

    24:55: CA Recall

    26:30: PRO Act

    28:05: Trump’s claims of his reinstatement in August

    28:52: GOP turning into the Trump Party

    35:30: Obama and Biden

    37:55: Running against established Democrats locally

    40:50: Term limits

    42:35: Biden a progressive president?

    50:15: Local advocacy

    53:00: Liz Cheney

    55:20: Bill Gates buying farm land and agriculture policy

    58:00: Outro

    Streamed on 6/5/2021

    Watch the video at: https://youtu.be/8aZm5X9iwgE

    Green Socialist Notes is a weekly livestream/podcast hosted by 2020 Green Party/Socialist Party presidential and vice presidential nominees, Howie Hawkins and Angela Walker.  Started as a weekly campaign livestream in the spring of 2020, the streams have continued post elections and are now under the umbrella of the Green Socialist Organizing Project, which grew out of the 2020 presidential campaign.  Green Socialist Notes seeks to provide both an independent Green Socialist perspective, as well as link listeners up with opportunities to get involved in building a real people-powered movement in their communities.

    Green Socialist Notes Podcast

    Every Saturday at 3:00 PM EDT on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Twitch.

    Every Monday at 7:00 AM EDT on most major podcast outlets.

    Archives at greensocialist.net/stream and greensocialist.net/pod

    Music by Gumbo le Funque

    Intro: She Taught Us

    Outro: #PowerLoveFreedom

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Green Socialist Notes, Episode 059

    Green Socialist Notes, Episode 059

    Howie and Angela are back (along with Angela's dogs) for another episode of Green Socialist Notes.  They talk about topics from the filibuster to bodily autonomy to organizing and more!

    00:00: Intro (Howie): Filibuster and RCV

    10:12: Intro (Angela): Reproductive Freedom Bills and Pride Month

    11:45: Dems scapegoating the GOP

    13:25: Conservatives and the PRO Act

    16:25: Dems waiting to 2022 to move on filibuster?

    18:05: Pride Month Streams

    18:35: Speaking to rural white folks

    22:45: Discussing Ecosocialism in the Hispanic community

    25:20: Attacks on bodily autonomy

    33:40: Public banking

    35:25: Ending wars

    40:30: Could Biden abolish the filibuster?

    43:10: Fiat currency crashing?

    46:10: Explaining the political spectrum

    47:30: Liquid democracy

    48:15: Single issue voters

    49:20: Citizen voting input on bills

    53:45: Most progressive state party

    47:10 Final Thoughts

    Streamed on 5/29/2021

    Watch the video at: https://youtu.be/V9Mr0gzNIsM

    Green Socialist Notes is a weekly livestream/podcast hosted by 2020 Green Party/Socialist Party presidential and vice presidential nominees, Howie Hawkins and Angela Walker.  Started as a weekly campaign livestream in the spring of 2020, the streams have continued post elections and are now under the umbrella of the Green Socialist Organizing Project, which grew out of the 2020 presidential campaign.  Green Socialist Notes seeks to provide both an independent Green Socialist perspective, as well as link listeners up with opportunities to get involved in building a real people-powered movement in their communities.

    Green Socialist Notes Podcast

    Every Saturday at 3:00 PM EDT on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Twitch.

    Every Monday at 7:00 AM EDT on most major podcast outlets.

    Music by Gumbo le Funque

    Intro: She Taught Us

    Outro: #PowerLoveFreedom

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Green Socialist Notes, Episode 058

    Green Socialist Notes, Episode 058

    This week Angela returns (she's been working long hours) and Howie and Angela give their takes on current events and take viewer questions.

    Streamed on 5/22/2021

    Watch the video at: https://youtu.be/yYSUqIwk0jw

    Green Socialist Notes is a weekly livestream/podcast hosted by 2020 Green Party/Socialist Party presidential and vice presidential nominees, Howie Hawkins and Angela Walker.  Started as a weekly campaign livestream in the spring of 2020, the streams have continued post elections and are now under the umbrella of the Green Socialist Organizing Project, which grew out of the 2020 presidential campaign.  Green Socialist Notes seeks to provide both an independent Green Socialist perspective, as well as link listeners up with opportunities to get involved in building a real people-powered movement in their communities.

    Green Socialist Notes Podcast

    Every Saturday at 3:00 PM EDT on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Twitch.

    Every Monday at 7:00 AM EDT on most major podcast outlets.

    Music by Gumbo le Funque

    Intro: She Taught Us

    Outro: #PowerLoveFreedom

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Green Socialist Notes, Episode 057

    Green Socialist Notes, Episode 057

    This week, at our new day/time, Howie talks about the conflicts in Palestine and Columbia and takes viewer questions on a wide range of topics. 



    00:00: Intro: US Imperialism: Israel, Columbia, and Beyond

    06:40: NY Democrats attack third parties ballot access

    11:25: Response to “both sides” messaging in regard to Israel/Palestine

    12:35: Media portrayal of the conflict in Palestine

    14:05: Palestinian allies?

    16:08: US history of allying with dictators

    20:30: Engaging people for structural change

    23:15: How to deal with anti-semitism accusations for criticism of Israel

    24:50: Future for US colonized lands

    27:20: Connecting Palestinian and Black liberation

    28:35: Left wing opposition in Israel

    30:20: Biden and gun rights

    32:10: What have you been reading lately?

    34:20: Worker Coops as an alternative to capitalism

    37:05: 9/11 and neverending war

    32:22: German Greens

    42:25: Global capitalism becoming neo-fuedalism

    44:22: Climate change

    48:35: Kamala vs Biden, who’s worse?

    50:52: Free Software Movement

    52:20: Is hand counting possible in US?

    53:30: Drug war and Columbia conflict

    57:30: Worst atrocity committed by the US?

    58:28: El Salvidor election

    59:30 Final Thoughts

    Streamed on 5/15/2021

    Watch the video at: https://youtu.be/pg-vscbMwB0

    Green Socialist Notes is a weekly livestream/podcast hosted by 2020 Green Party/Socialist Party presidential and vice presidential nominees, Howie Hawkins and Angela Walker.  Started as a weekly campaign livestream in the spring of 2020, the streams have continued post elections and are now under the umbrella of the Green Socialist Organizing Project, which grew out of the 2020 presidential campaign.  Green Socialist Notes seeks to provide both an independent Green Socialist perspective, as well as link listeners up with opportunities to get involved in building a real people-powered movement in their communities.

    Green Socialist Notes Podcast

    Every Saturday at 3:00 PM EDT on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Twitch.

    Every Monday at 7:00 AM EDT on most major podcast outlets.

    Music by Gumbo le Funque

    Intro: She Taught Us

    Outro: #PowerLoveFreedom

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Green Socialist Notes, Episode 056: Whistleblowers with Special Guest John Kiriakou

    Green Socialist Notes, Episode 056: Whistleblowers with Special Guest John Kiriakou

    Howie Hawkins is joined by whistleblower John Kiriakou, a former CIA analyst and case officer, former senior investigator for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and former counterterrorism consultant.  Kiriakou revealed that waterboarding torture was not just what some rogue agents were doing, but rather it was an established policy of the US government.  For that revelation, he served 30 months in a plea bargain for "violations" of the Espionage Act of 1917.

    00:00: Reporting the death of activist Nikeeta Slade

    2:24: John Kiriakou Introduction

    11:33: John Kiriakou’s story

    41:04: Q&A

    Streamed on 5/11/2021

    Watch the video at: https://youtu.be/CeOdsHdUUNw

    Green Socialist Notes is a weekly livestream/podcast hosted by 2020 Green Party/Socialist Party presidential and vice presidential nominees, Howie Hawkins and Angela Walker.  Started as a weekly campaign livestream in the spring of 2020, the streams have continued post elections and are now under the umbrella of the Green Socialist Organizing Project, which grew out of the 2020 presidential campaign.  Green Socialist Notes seeks to provide both an independent Green Socialist perspective, as well as link listeners up with opportunities to get involved in building a real people-powered movement in their communities.

    Green Socialist Notes Podcast

    NEW DAY/TIME! Every Saturday at 3:00 PM EDT on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Twitch.

    NEW DAY/TIME! Every Monday at 7:00 AM EDT on most major podcast outlets.

    Music by Gumbo le Funque

    Intro: She Taught Us

    Outro: #PowerLoveFreedom

    • 1 hr 7 min

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