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|Date of birth:
|May 14, 1950
|United States of America
Jill Ellen Stein (born May 14, 1950) is a yank MD, activist and politician. She is the Green Party’s nominee for President of the US in the 2016 election. Stein was conjointly the Green Party’s presidential politician in 2012. She ran for governor of Massachusetts in 2002 and 2010.
Early Life and Education
Jill Stein was born in Chicago, the girl of Gladys (née Wool) and Joseph Stein, and raised in Highland Park, Illinois. Her oldsters were from Russian human families, and Stein was raised in a Reform human home, attending Chicago’s North Shore Congregation Israel, a Reform temple. She currently considers herself agnostic. Stein is married to Richard Rohrer, who is also an MD. They live in Lexington, Massachusetts, and have 2 adult sons.
In 1973, Stein graduated magna cum laude from Harvard, where she studied scientific discipline, sociology, and social science. She then attended Harvard grad school and graduated in 1979. After graduating from Harvard grad school, Stein practiced medicine for twenty-five years at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre, Simmons faculty clinic, and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, and conjointly served as a coach of drugs at Harvard grad school. She retired from practicing and teaching medication in 2005 and 2006, respectively.
As a medical doctor and scientist, Stein has printed numerous materials and teaching plans and has testified before legislative panels as well as native and state governmental bodies. She co-authored 2 reports by the Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility, In Harm’s Way: Environmental Threats to Healthy Aging and Toxic Threats to Child Development. Stein’s official account states that the reports are wide cited and translated into four languages and the Physicians for Social Responsibility website lists endorsements from six consultants on public health. The In Harm’s way report was republished in the peer-reviewed Journal of Development and behavioral pediatrics in 2002. Stein conjointly coauthored articles regarding health in publications like The Huffington Post. In 2009, Stein developed a three-part lecture series, “Healthy individuals, Healthy Planet,” supported by the capital of Massachusetts University Superfund program research, for a course at the University of Delaware Nursing School. She conjointly lectured and gave displays at alternative institutions.
Alongside her political career, Stein conjointly recorded musical albums with collaborator Ken Selcer in the folk-rock band somebody’s Sister. She plays the conga and djembe drums and also the stringed instrument. Throughout the 90’s and 2000s, the duo released four studio albums: Flashpoint, Somebody’s Sister, Green Sky, and Circuits To The Sun. Many of the songs specialize in problems Stein emphasizes in her political career: peace, justice, and climate action. The pair conjointly typically performed at live events, like the 2008 Green-Rainbow Convention in Leominster, Massachusetts. The band was a competitor in Musician’s best-unsigned bands’ contest in 1996 and 1998.
Stein is a former nonappointive member of the Lexington Town Meeting, the native legislative body in Lexington, Massachusetts. She was nonappointive to two three-year terms but resigned on her second term to endure governor.
Stein is important to the two-party system, and argues for ranked-choice voting as a positive alternative to “lesser evilism”. Calling for “more voices and choices”, the Stein campaign launched a petition demanding that every candidate appearing on a sufficient variety of state ballots to be theoretically electable must be invited to participate in the presidential debates.
Jill Stein advocates “a hospitable path to citizenship for immigrants.”