5 Questions with Green Party founder John Rensenbrink

TOPSHAM -- Principal Maine Green Party founder and national Green Party co-founder John Rensenbrink of Topsham was born on his family’s dairy farm on Aug. 20, 1928 in Pease, Minnesota, where he worked until he was 18.

After college, he worked as a professor of Political Science at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and Williams College and then for 35 years at Bowdoin College — except from 1962 to 1965 when he worked as Educational Advisor for the U.S. Agency for International Development to the governments of Kenya and Tanzania. Since 1998, he’s been Professor Emeritus, department of Government and Legal Studies at Bowdoin College.

In 1984-85 he was the principal founder of the Maine Green Party, later renamed Maine Green Independent Party, and at that time also helped co-found the U.S. Green Party ... [Read more of the interview with John Rensenbrink by Darcie Moore of the Times Record at this link.]



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