Remembering Danny Schechter, “The News Dissector”: Pioneering Journalist, Filmmaker & Activist | Democracy Now!. The author, filmmaker and media reform activist Danny Schechter has died of pancreatic cancer at the age of 72. Danny Schechter rose to prominence as the “The News Dissector” on Boston’s WBCN radio in the 1970s. He went on to work as a […]
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Green Party Watch » Blog Archive » Greens call for halt to endless-war policies, threats against Iran, Venezuela, and Russia – America’s #1 Source for Green Party News & Views
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Julian Assange, a co-founder of Wikileaks, has had some interesting news. Story at Sierra Leone News: Ending deadlock Swedish prosecutors offer to question Assange in UK Another news story from The Belfast Telegraph: We’ll Quiz Assange At Embassy… Updates and background on the Julian Assange/Wikileaks/Manning drama at This Day in Wikileaks: here. Some background on […]
Filed under: activism, Anti-War, Favorite Muses, international politics, media, News, politics, progressive politics, US Politics | Tagged: antiwar news, charges against Julian Assange, Collateral Murder, journalism, Julian Assange, justice, Swedish Law, UK news, Wikileaks | Leave a Comment »
First of the 2014/2015 season! PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse Friday, October 10, 2014 at 8pm Dedicated to the memory of John Phillips, (“Portugie” of Copper Rose fame) PeaceSmiths friend and videographer, musician, artist, activist, and Pubic Access producer A special evening of music by old and new friends. Among the presenters: -Nightmare Police (acoustic duo) -Billionaire […]
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Consumer advocate Ralph Nader and anti-tax activist Grover Norquist spoke on issues where the left and right can come together
Filed under: Action Alert!, activism, economy, elections, grassroots democracy, News, Occupy Wall Street, Ralph Nader, US Politics | Tagged: coalition, Dandelion Salad, Grover Norquist, left-right, National Press Club, Unstoppable | Leave a Comment »
NY Green Party Governor candidate Hawkins says Westchester County Executive Astorino’s housing desegregation record shows he can’t resolve this statewide.
Filed under: activism, election, governor, grassroots democracy, howie hawkins, New York State Politics, News | Tagged: AFFH, andrew cuomo, Anti-Discrimination Center, Common Core Standards, Education, housing, howie hawkins, Rob Astorino, Westchester | Leave a Comment »
Stop the Arms Trade – Cut the Arms Budget Join South Country Peace Group’s 32nd annual World Peace Vigil A Community Dedication to Peace on the 69th anniversary of the nuclear destruction of Hiroshima Wednesday, August 6, 2014 – 7:15 pm Commemorative Poetry and Songs Nuclear Weapons Update You may wish to wear white, the traditional Japanese color of […]
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Join Move to Amend Brookhaven for a viewing of the short film, The Story of Citizens United vs. FEC and an evening of stimulating conversation.
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Howie Hawkins said today that the decision by the Working Families Party to nominate Governor Andrew Cuomo for a second term of Governor was an abandonment of working class and progressive voters, just further proof that the WFP is merely a liberal wing on the Democrats. Hawkins said that the door to the Green Party was open to […]
A Long Island event… PeaceSmiths Topical, A-Typical, Folk Music, Poetry, and Whatever Coffeeehouse Fri day June 6th, 2014 at 8PM Last show of the season! Share the fun! Featuring… Mountain Maidens, local Folk singers… Pramila Venkateswaran, Poet Laureate of Suffolk County… And a PeaceSmiths tradition…Sing-a-Long with Andy Greenhouse…Plus: Open Mic…Maybe You? Info and directions at […]
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Hawkins/Jones need to receive at least 50,000 votes in the 2014 Governor election for the Green Party to retain the ballot line in NY.
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The Green Party of Rhode Island is seeking to create a five-state alliance of Green parties (MA-RI-CT-NY-NJ) to STOP the proposed Algonquin Pipeline expansion.
Filed under: 3rd party, activism, Ecology, Environment, Global Warming, Green Party | Tagged: climate change, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, new jersey, new york, Rhode Island, Spectra Energy | Leave a Comment »
Occupy Wall Street activist Cecily McMillan has been found guilty of assaulting a New York City police officer in a trial that critics say should have been about the police assaulting her.
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