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  Hawkins, Howie
NameHowie Hawkins
Syracuse, New York , United States
Website [Link]
Born December 08, 1952
Died Still Living (62 years)
Last ModifedAndy
Jul 06, 2012 10:32pm
Tags 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 -
InfoHowie 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).

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08/04/2014-08/07/2014 Siena Research Institute 7.00% ( 0.0) 7.00% ( 0.0) 86.00% ( 0.0)

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Nov 08, 2008 05:00pm Op-Ed by Candidate Democrats Have No Excuses Now  Article Craverguy 

Thu Oct 08 21:11:43 +0000 2015 - RT @dunleamark: .@NYGovCuomo. End addiction to fossil fuels, say no to gas, Yes to off-shore wind. http://t.co/UkOm5ilphM http://t.co/LgGHf…

Thu Oct 08 19:34:08 +0000 2015 - RT @dunleamark: Climate cap must be lowered fr 2 to 1.5 degree to avoid catastrophe. Otherwise 200 million hurt. http://t.co/IkyoDECNGg #U…

Thu Oct 08 19:20:02 +0000 2015 - RT @dunleamark: The fight in Paris will be to limit warming to 1.5 degrees, reject 2 push by US, industrial nations. #Under2MOU. #NYActson…

Thu Oct 08 19:13:37 +0000 2015 - RT @dunleamark: Pope opposes carbon-trading schemes as Wall St. scheme.. Need carbon tax. #Under2MOU. #NYActsonClimate http://t.co/lLONAvC…

Thu Oct 08 19:09:42 +0000 2015 - RT @dunleamark: 2 degree rise in global temp would lead to 20 foot sea rise. http://t.co/OHmLmr8h3y #Under2MOU. #NYActsonClimate

Tue Oct 06 14:59:24 +0000 2015 - RT @MikeHudema: Why "once-in-a-lifetime" flooding keeps happening http://t.co/weyFPO3Rsu #climatechange #weather #floods #climate http://t.…

Tue Sep 29 21:57:52 +0000 2015 - .@DeBlasoNYC first they ignore you, then they laugh then they divest $33M fr coal then they say no to $5B+ all fossil fuels

Tue Sep 29 21:24:00 +0000 2015 - The fish in trouble for "resisting" in #Troy. Mural to restore fish to Hudson attacked by Reps as anti-police. http://t.co/pdPdgFHHR0

Tue Sep 29 15:52:44 +0000 2015 - RT @dunleamark: .@deBlasioNYC calls for NYC pensions to divest fr coal, study fossil fuel. Good step. More needed before Paris. http://t.co…

Fri Sep 25 23:29:44 +0000 2015 - RT @CapitalTonight: TONIGHT: @dunleamark from the Green Education and Legal Fund joins us to talk about the Pope's remarks no #climatechange

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