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Reform the Monetary System

Why Monetary Reform Is a Crucial Issue by Paula Bradshaw, Green Party candidate for Congress Under the Constitution, Article I, Sec. 8, Congress has the exclusive authority, and responsibility, to issue money. However, except for a tiny fraction minted as coin money, that is not how money is created in the United States. Congress long […]

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A Labor Day Message

Paula Bradshaw Calls for Full Employment With a Green New Deal The United States of America needs a lot of work done. Our infrastructure is in need of repair and modernizing, our inner cities are crumbling, our land and waters need protection and our people need food, water, shelter, health and education. A lot of […]

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Time to Raise the Minimum Wage

Paula Bradshaw Supports a Living-Wage Law: “America needs a raise!” In a speech delivered August 31, 1910, President Theodore Roosevelt made a common-sense observation that we seem to have forgotten about in recent years: “No man can be a good citizen unless he has a wage more than sufficient to cover the bare cost of […]

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Why We Fight

Greetings and salutations. I am running for Congress because I am part of the resistance to corporate=occupied Washington, DC.   The 1 % have used the wealth they have gained in the last 34 years to buy themselves media, lobbyists, congressmen and the Supreme Court. Not to mention the Presidency. They are using their ill-gotten […]

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Paula observes National Breastfeeding Month by calling for paid maternity leave in the U.S.

August is National Breastfeeding Month. Breastfeeding is the best way to give your baby a good start in life, in terms of nutrition, protection from disease and emotional bonding. It would be easier for American women to breastfeed their babies if the US provided paid maternity leave for new mothers. The United States is the […]


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Thank You

I would like to thank everyone who supported me in this campaign, and who voted for me. The announced results of the election gave me over the 5% needed to keep the Green Party’s ballot access in District 12, so that is a good thing. We didn’t win the seat, and that is disappointing. We […]

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The Green New Deal

A GREEN NEW DEAL FOR SUSTAINABLE ENERGY AND TRANSPORTATION A plan for a job-creating energy and transportation policy needed to save our environment by Paula Bradshaw, Green Party candidate for Congress, 12th Congressional District A GREEN NEW DEAL FOR SUSTAINABLE ENERGY AND TRANSPORTATION A plan for a job-creating energy and transportation policy needed to save […]

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Reform the Monetary System

Why Monetary Reform Is a Crucial Issue by Paula Bradshaw, Green Party candidate for Congress Under the Constitution, Article I, Sec. 8, Congress has the exclusive authority, and responsibility, to issue money. However, except for a tiny fraction minted as coin money, that is not how money is created in the United States. Congress long […]

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Bradshaw: Policies need to create jobs and save Earth (Belleville News Democrat)

Link To Belleville News Democrat Article

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Reagan telling the Truth-Rare Sighting!

As both Hitler and George W. Bush pointed out, if you repeat something often enough, people will believe it. When Ronald Reagan cut taxes on the 1%, they used part of their new wealth to buy think tanks, media and politicians. For 30 years now, the American people have been told that Social Security and […]

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Link to Tonight’s Debate at 7pm Central Time

A link to last night’s debate –  

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Chicago Tribune Questionnaire

Editorial board questionnaires Portrait of Paula Bradshaw Paula Bradshaw Green candidate for U.S. House, 12th Paula Bradshaw Green candidate for U.S. House, 12th Education: ADN Occupation: ER RN Home: Carbondale Past Political/Civic Experience: Green Party member and precinct committee person Responses to our questionnaire Q: The federal government has $17.6 trillion in debt and is […]

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Belleville News Democrat Questionnaire

ECONOMY 1. What are the biggest hurdles to improving the region’s economy and how would you work to overcome them? First, we must recognize that the private sector alone will never create full employment at a living wage, because the profit motive drives corporations to minimize labor costs, so they eliminate jobs through technology or […]

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The Un-Debate

Join us Thursday evening for an “un-debate” and spaghetti dinner! One of Paula Bradshaw’s opponents, Mike Bost, was “too busy” for a proposed televised debate on September 25th. He has an appointment at 7pm this Thursday that he just couldn’t break, even with two months notice. That’s odd. What could be more important to someone […]

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13 Years of War Have Left Us Poorer, Not “Safer”

Bradshaw Opposes Obama’s Unconstitutional Acts of War Says Thirteen Years of Constant War Have Not Made Us Safer – Just Poorer Green Party Congressional Candidate for the 12th District of Illinois, Paula Bradshaw issued the following response to President Obama’s unilateral commitment of U.S. armed forces to attack the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria: […]

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