A. Houghton took on racial injustice, polluters, corporate greed
and worker exploitation in a brass-knuckle speech for the Green
Party's national convention Friday, July 19, in
a Wilmington attorney at Houghton, Holly & Gray, had a
speaking spot as the party's candidate for attorney general in
Delaware, where she is running a guerrilla campaign against M.
Jane Brady, the two-term Republican incumbent, and Carl Schnee,
the Democratic challenger who is also a Duane Morris
the speech Houghton said all forms of injustice are linked and
must be opposed collectively.
as the chemical pollution of land, water and air are a crime
against the earth's living body, so the disproportionate use of
excessive force against African-Americans and other minorities is
a cancer that eats away at and robs the U.S.'s status as the
so-called land of the free and home of the brave," she
means that every time we hear a voice raised against the racial
inequity of our criminal justice system, we must add our voices to
that voice so it doesn't cry out alone."
means that while companies continue to eliminate millions of jobs
through outsourcing, we must stand alongside both organized and
unorganized labor as part of the battle against economic
priorities that downplay human need and honor only corporate
have our work cut out for us. But if we aren't afraid to
work our asses off, and if we aren't afraid to join with each
other across color lines and sexual orientation lines and
urban-rural lines, if we are not afraid to do these things, then
we will be at the forefront of helping to transform America."