Posted on March 26, 2016 by iwilder
PeaceSmiths Topical, A-Typical, Folk Music, Poetry, and Whatever Coffeehouse on Friday, April 1, 2016 at 8pm presents George Mann, Chris Connolly and Open Time.
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Posted on January 7, 2016 by iwilder
Music by Zack Reyes and Poetry by Steven Schmidt plus… Open Mic!
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Posted on December 26, 2015 by iwilder
Brookhaven elected officials Romaine, Cartright, & Kepert vote to overturn Citizens United.
Filed under: activism, campaign finance reform, grassroots democracy, Long Island Politics, New York State Politics, News, US Politics | Tagged: Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, corporate personhood, Corporation, First Amendment, Freedom of Speech, league of women voters, Move To Amend Brookhaven, Supreme Court, Supreme Court of the United States | Leave a Comment »
Posted on December 13, 2015 by iwilder
Support a statement from the Town of Brookhaven to the State legislature that NY must be the 17th State to support a Constitutional amendment to overturn the disastrous effects of Citizens United.
Filed under: Action Alert!, activism, grassroots democracy, Green Party, Long Island Politics, New York State Politics, News | Tagged: Brookhaven, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, Constitutional amendment, corporate personhood, Corporation, First Amendment to the United States Constitution, Freedom of Speech, move to amend, Supreme Court of the United States | Leave a Comment »
Posted on October 4, 2015 by iwilder
Green Party and Libertarian Party candidates join with Our America Initiative to file lawsuit against the duopoly debate commission. Ongoing coverage at Independent Political Report: here. Good mainstream news coverage below.
Filed under: 3rd party, activism, elections, Green Party, News, politics, presidential race, progressive politics, third party, US Politics | Tagged: 2016 Presidential Election, commission on presidential debates, debate criteria, fair debates, gary johnson, Green Party, Jill Stein, Libertarian Party, Presidential Debates | Leave a Comment »
Posted on September 17, 2015 by iwilder
Occupy Wall Street has joined energy with other movements such as Black Lives Matter and New Yorkers Against Bratton to create a full day of sharing, visioning, and protesting on the fourth anniversary of Occupy Wall Street. Thursday, September 17, 2015 Morning til night Some FaceBook links and more info below concerning schedules and speakers. Summary: […]
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Posted on September 1, 2015 by iwilder
I would personally suggest for the Thursday, September 10th Primary to write-in William Ford and Anthony Senft for Family Court Judge to keep the Republicans and Democrats from “stealing” our line in Suffolk County. And in Islip, also writing in George Harkin and Matthew Hughes for 5th District Court. You can print this PDF to […]
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Posted on August 23, 2015 by iwilder
Riverhead Town Board and a diverse group of experts, who presented different viewpoints in regards to the “misinformation” centered around civil rights.
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Posted on May 17, 2015 by iwilder
Long Island School Voting is on May 19, 2015 for most school districts. Many communities in Suffolk County and Nassau County have candidates who were endorsed by the Opt Out movement. These candidates will help oppose high stakes testing of children. You can also find this group on FaceBook: Long-Island-Parents-and-Teachers-Against-Standardized-Testing-APPR FB Page posted by Ian List […]
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Posted on April 26, 2015 by iwilder
Just heard the news that there was a brush fire at Edgewood Oak Brush Plains Preserve today, Saturday, April 25th. I am not sure if the fire was related to the way the Edge Wood Preserve is managed. Though, the crisis of a fire might be a good time to reflect on the value of […]
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