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The latest news from West Virginia’s Mountain Party.

Mountain Party Statement on OVEC Dissolution

The Mountain Party of West Virginia is devastated to learn of the dissolution of the Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition (OVEC) by its Board, which occurred as a response to OVEC staff’s successful attempt to unionize with the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). “This decision is extremely disappointing, both in view of the ongoing environmental… Continue reading Mountain Party Statement on OVEC Dissolution

Mountain Party Supports Mobilization To Defend Reproductive Rights

CHARLESTON, WV – The West Virginia Mountain Party joins the progressive coalition of organizations for the defense of reproductive rights. In coordination with the Women’s March, rallies will be held this Saturday across the United States to protest the abortion ban in Texas and to stand in solidarity with women in their struggle for liberation.… Continue reading Mountain Party Supports Mobilization To Defend Reproductive Rights

The Case for an Independent Left Party in West Virginia – The West Virginia Holler

By: Dylan Parsons & Robert Smith | West Virginia Holler Link Recent events in West Virginia have left progressives wondering where their political home is. With an independent ballot line, the Mountain Party is West Virginia’s only progressive party for working people. The Mountain Party runs candidates outside of the major party framework, without taking… Continue reading The Case for an Independent Left Party in West Virginia – The West Virginia Holler

West Virginia Mountain Party Opposes Threats Against Women’s Liberty, Privacy, and Reproductive Rights

On September 1, 2021, Texas enacted the most oppressive reproductive rights law banning abortions after 6 weeks. This law includes provisions to force victims of rape and incest (regardless of age) to carry a resulting pregnancy to term. Possibly the worst provision allows private citizens to sue anyone who aids in access to or performance… Continue reading West Virginia Mountain Party Opposes Threats Against Women’s Liberty, Privacy, and Reproductive Rights

Mountain Party Congratulates OVEC Union

The Mountain Party of West Virginia congratulates the OVEC Union workers on their overwhelming victory following their NLRB election. The Mountain Party believes all workers have the right to organize and unionize as a pathway towards democratic control of their workplaces, and recognizes that labor rights are inextricably linked to the achievement of environmental justice… Continue reading Mountain Party Congratulates OVEC Union

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