Jill Stein, Green Party presidential candidate, speaking at a Occupy Wall Street demonstration on Bowling Green in New York. (Photo by Paul Stein via Flikr) This article was originally published on Oct 15, 2014. With elections upon us, news of presidential candidacy announcements are abound, and the mainstream media is once again
Excluded from debates with their Democrat and Republican competition, third-party candidates are holding their own. Activists and political analysts are eager to promote these efforts as a means to achieving greater political diversity, transparency and inclusion.