Syracuse, New York , United States
|| December 08, 1952
Jul 06, 2012 10:32pm
Caucasian - Very Liberal - Anti-Bush Tax Cuts (Pro-Tax Cut Rollback) - Anti-Death Penalty - Anti-Social Security Privatization - Government Reform - Health Care Reform - Jobs/Industrial Growth - Pro Environment - Pro Marijuana Legalization - Pro-Affirmative Action - Pro-Choice - Pro-Gay Marriage - Pro-Labor - Protectionist - Single - U.S. Marine Corps - Union Member - Straight -
|Info||Howie Hawkins has been active in movements for peace, justice, the environment, and independent progressive politics since the late 1960s when he was in high school in the San Francisco Bay Area. |
A former Marine, he helped organize opposition to the Vietnam War and was a co-founder of the anti-nuclear Clamshell Alliance in 1976. He remains a member of Vietnam Veterans Against the War and Veterans for Peace.
Howie was a co-founder of the Green Party in the United States in 1984 and currently serves on the Green National Committee.
After attending Dartmouth College in the early 1970s, Howie worked as a carpenter in New England and helped start up a construction workers cooperative that specialized in solar and wind energy installations.
Howie moved to Syracuse in 1991 to be Director of CommonWorks, a federation of cooperatives working for an economy that is cooperatively owned, democratically controlled, and ecologically sustainable.
Howie now works unloading trucks and rail cars at UPS, where his is member of Teamsters Local 317 and active in US Labor Against the War and Teamsters for a Democratic Union, the national Teamster rank-and-file reform caucus.
His 2005 run for Mayor of Syracuse put the question of a municipally owned power utility for affordable and green energy on the agenda of the city, which is currently funding a feasibility study of public power. He remains active in the Public Power Coalition of Central New York.
Howie's articles on social theory, cooperative economics, and independent politics have appeared in many publications, including Against the Current, Green Politics, International Socialist Review, New Politics, Peace and Democracy News, Peaceworks, Resist, Roll Call, Society and Nature, and Z Magazine. He is the editor of Independent Politics: The Green Party Strategy Debate (Chicago: Haymarket Books, 2006).
||Siena Research Institute
||7.00% ( 0.0)
||7.00% ( 0.0)
||86.00% ( 0.0)
|Fri Aug 28 12:59:25 +0000 2015 - RT @OccupyWallStNYC: Opinion: General Electric should receive no NY bids until it cleans up the PCBs it dumped in our water: http://t.co/pU…|
Fri Aug 21 12:52:39 +0000 2015 - .@NYGovCuomo @deBlasioNYC Beware of NYS politicians promising transparency when campaigning for office.
Tue Aug 18 17:29:29 +0000 2015 - RT @JillStein2016: Meet The Challenger From The Left Who Will Stay In The Race Longer Than Bernie Sanders http://t.co/1d4BXDObNn
Tue Aug 18 16:25:05 +0000 2015 - RT @billmckibben: Major Muslim endorsement of swift climate action. This really matters http://t.co/YYD4rz4IDb
Mon Aug 17 22:28:17 +0000 2015 - RT @matt_hamilton10: Local politics inbox: Green Party Candidate Fox Thomas Applauds Indictment of Reid, Calls for His Suspension from RenC…
Fri Aug 14 15:20:22 +0000 2015 - RT @dunleamark: 100% clean energy is a jobs program. It will lower electric rates and will be healthier. http://t.co/22Y0Yzrpk1 http://t.c…
Thu Aug 13 12:39:49 +0000 2015 - RT @350Europe: How climate change is putting your investments at risk | via @Telegraph http://t.co/WKAylhtBAb
Thu Aug 13 12:38:45 +0000 2015 - RT @votelavenia: Your friendly Cap District dose of corruption for the day. https://t.co/HXqDoVK7IX
Wed Aug 12 21:09:47 +0000 2015 - RT @dunleamark: .@NYGovCuomo proud NYS recovers $18M from wage theft in first 7 months. Problem is well more than $1 billion in stolen wage…
Fri Aug 07 18:52:13 +0000 2015 - RT @MMR_MattRyan: .@NYPIRG's Blair Horner says the governor is making a mistake by not calling a special session - http://t.co/JtRNp2BWIk
|NY US President - Nov 04, 2008
|NY US President - Nov 02, 2004
|NY US President - Nov 04, 1980
|VT Governor - Nov 02, 1976
|NH US President - D Primary - Feb 24, 1976
||Fred R. Harris
|VT At-Large - Nov 05, 1974
|VT US Senate - Nov 05, 1974
|US President National Vote - Nov 07, 1972
|NH US President - R Primary - Mar 07, 1972
||Paul N. "Pete" McCloskey, Jr.
|US President National Vote - Nov 05, 1968