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    Georgiana is the subject of the movie "The Duchess" (currently on Netflix) and a relative of the young Prince and Princess of Cambridge. Get the Ultimate Fan Guide -- with plot points, history, and what happened to the historical characters -- for only 99 cents!

  • Green Party Peace Sign Bumper Sticker

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    The Green Party has continually opposed entry into war and has consistently called for the immediate return of our troops, in stark contrast to the Democratic and Republican parties.
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  • Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened?

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    Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? eBook

    Reflections on Occupy Wall Street, with photos, fun, and good wishes for the future. eBook, Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? (Only $.99 !) In the eBook, the Occupy movement is explored through original reporting, photographs, cartoons, poetry, essays, and reviews.The collection of essays and blog posts records the unfolding of Occupy into the culture from September 2011 to the present.  Authors Kimberly Wilder and Ian Wilder were early supporters of Occupy, using their internet platforms to communicate the changes being created by the American Autumn.

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@BarackObama End the #Afghanistan War #AfghanistanTuesday | Peace Couple

What is #Afghanistan Tuesday?  The blog post Making an Impact on #AfghanistanTuesday describes it best: October 6, 2011, marks ten years of U.S. war against Afghanistan. Ordinary Americans are saying, “Enough is enough!” One of the ways they are showing how they feel is by making time every week to remember what’s happening in Afghanistan and push for […]

Project Laundry List Executive Director Announcement

Project Laundry List is a 501(c)(3) organization based in New Hampshire that advocates for energy conservation through the promotion of line drying of laundry, and other easy, practical money-saving steps that individuals can take to use less energy.  PLL was founded by Alexander Lee in the mid-1990s while he was a college student at Middlebury […]

Obama Goes All Out For Dirty Banker Deal

On the one side is Eric Schneiderman, the New York Attorney General, who is conducting his own investigation into the era of securitizations – the practice of chopping up assets like mortgages and converting them into saleable securities – that led up to the financial crisis of 2007-2008. On the other side is the Obama […]

New WikiLeaks Cables Show US Diplomats Promote Genetically Engineered Crops Worldwide

Dozens of United States diplomatic cables released in the latest WikiLeaks dump on Wednesday reveal new details of the US effort to push foreign governments to approve  genetically engineered GE crops and promote the worldwide interests of agribusiness giants like Monsanto and DuPont. via New WikiLeaks Cables Show US Diplomats Promote Genetically Engineered Crops Worldwide […]

Town Produces 321% More Energy than It Uses

A small Bavarian town in Germany called Wildpoldsried produces 321% more energy than it uses, from renewable and natural sources. It sells the excess energy for about $5.7 million each year. The point they are at now in terms of energy production and independence was reached by starting a plan about fourteen years ago to […]

Ballot Access activists create “How-To-Lobby” video, that would be useful for many causes

Found this video at Ballot Access News. It is specific to The Voter’s Choice Act, but could be applied to any grassroots lobbying. There are a few reasons why Ian and I think this video is great. It was created by a coalition of various third party activists. And, we know one of the actors […]

Pacifist Indiana college picks anthem replacement

A small northern Indiana college that decided to stop playing the national anthem at sporting events will play “America the Beautiful” instead. Goshen College President Jim Brenneman says “America the Beautiful” is a better fit with the pacifist traditions of the Mennonite Church-affiliated school. via The Associated Press: Pacifist Indiana college picks anthem replacement. Related […]

Rich Man Whining

Looking at federal income taxes alone, the JCT staff found that the over $1 million club faces effective income tax rates of a little over 24 percent — hardly the punitive rates implied in Golub’s Op-Ed piece. And when one gets to the superrich, effective federal income tax rates actually decline further, because so much […]

Irene: Show over on Long Island?

As of 11:15am – CNN and Newsday report that Irene has been downgraded to only a “Tropical Storm”, not a hurricane. Winds are only at 65 miles per hour. Set of before/during/after Irene photos from Long Island are at our Flickr: here. Above: Irene knocked down some wires, and popped open this electrical box in […]

NYCLU Study Examines Rise of Anti-Mosque Activities in New York State

The New York Civil Liberties Union today released a briefing paper examining the rise of anti-Muslim sentiment and anti-mosque activities throughout New York State. The briefing paper, Religious Freedom Under Attack: the Rise of Anti-Mosque Activities in New York State, explores the legal and cultural background against which mosque controversies have unfolded across the state over the past […]

Long Island: Edge of Hurricane Irene photos

For more Irene photos, go to our Flickr: here. For video and thoughts on the song “Goodnight, Irene” go to our new web project: here. Newsday reports: The eye of the storm is expected to hit Long Island around 10am this morning. It is about 7am. I have been watching high winds roll in since […]

Long Island: Hurricane Irene Preparation Photos

For Suffolk County and Nassau County hurricane information and emergency numbers, see our previous post: Long Island Hurricane Phone Numbers Full set of photos on Flickr: here Above: Citibank in Smithtown closed up early, and directed patrons to other places to get money.

Schneiderman Is Said to Face Pressure to Back Bank Deal

Eric T. Schneiderman, the attorney general of New York, has come under increasing pressure from the Obama administration to drop his opposition to a wide-ranging state settlement with banks over dubious foreclosure practices, according to people briefed on discussions about the deal. In recent weeks, Shaun Donovan, the secretary of Housing and Urban Development, and […]

Z-list: After the Deluge 9/27/11

+08/29 Monday 7pm Gazebo Readings, at Schoolhouse Green Foxhurst Rd opposite Locust Ave, Oceanside, New York (just east of Long Beach Road).  http://summergazeboreadings.blogspot.com/2008/01/directions.html Featured Authors: Beverly Kotch, Annabelle Moseley, Paul Grossman, Doug Swezey +08/30 Tuesday poet Steven Schmidt at the MikNic Lounge in Columbia Bay, Brookylyn (it’s near Carroll Gardens) 200 Columbia St, Brooklyn, NY 11231 (corner of Sackett) (917) […]