WASHINGTON, DC — The Green Party’s online livestream show ‘GreenStream’ will feature Dr. Kent P. Mesplay, the party’s first announced presidential candidate for 2012 Monday evening, June 13, 9:00 pm ET, 6:00 pm PT. Native American, Biological Engineering Scientist and Green Party leader Dr. Mesplay will focus on the key issues he plans to bring to his Green Power to The People, including liberating America from the Corporationists, Sustainability equals Security and Civil Rights for All, including native peoples and immigrants. He writes he is running for so many of the common people he's met and that “Through its Future-Focus, the Green Party embodies tribal wisdom: consider the seventh generation in our thoughts and actions, in our decisions.”
Along with discussion, the one-hour show will present Green news, interviews, video clips, and viewer participation.
Kent was born and raised by Lutheran missionary parents in Papua New Guinea. After returning to America for his high school years he graduated Valedictorian from Mira Mesa High School in 1980. In college, he studied Western and non-Western medicine, earning a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Northwestern University and he obtained an undergrad degree in Engineering from Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, California. After graduate school, Kent worked at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, in Long Beach, California, before moving to La Mesa and teaching mathematics in the Grossmont Union High School District. He currently works as an Air Quality Inspector at the Air Pollution Control District, in San Diego. Kent ran for the Green Party presidential nomination in 2004 and 2008 and ran for the GP nomination for Senate in California in 2006. His Green Power to the People campaign is nationwide, cross-cultural and inclusive of all The People.
Starlene Rankin and Craig Seeman of the Green Party’s Media Committee have coordinated and hosted previous shows which covered various topics including including Wisconsin Green Party actions against Gov. Scott Walker’s outrages, Green responses to the Bin Laden assassination, Aftermath of the BP Eco-disaster in the Gulf and Rachel Treichler on the harmful process of