Posted on September 6, 2014 by Ian Wilder
Consumer advocate Ralph Nader and anti-tax activist Grover Norquist spoke on issues where the left and right can come together
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Posted on September 29, 2013 by Ian Wilder
Attend the upcoming Global Frackdown in Long Beach! Global Frackdown 2–There is an important rally scheduled for Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 1:00 PM on the Long Beach boardwalk. Many groups and individuals concerned about our threatened environment are coming together to urge a ban on fracking and a halt to the misguided plan to build a LNG facility […]
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Posted on July 29, 2013 by Ian Wilder
Jen Chapin will perform songs from her new album Reckoning on August 9, 2013 at Grounds and Sounds Café, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Stony Brook.
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Posted on July 20, 2013 by Ian Wilder
Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire is the great-great-great-great aunt of Princess Diana and a relative of Baby Cambridge.
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Posted on June 17, 2013 by Ian Wilder
Potential New York laws includes a good foreclosure law, a good banking law, and a bad campaign finance law.
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Posted on April 28, 2013 by Ian Wilder
Green Party urges passage of Wall Street transaction tax Occupy Wall Street leveled a challenge to the 1%: We won’t pay for your crisis. Until we get a Wall Street transaction tax, they’re not even helping to alleviate the mess they made. The Green Party of the United States is calling for passage of legislation […]
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Posted on April 16, 2013 by Ian Wilder
We celebrate the news in The Village Voice article, City Settles Lawsuit Over The Destruction of the Occupy Wall Street Library showing that the Occupy movement received some measure of justice for the wanton destruction of their community. Occupy Wall Street claimed $47,000 in damages [for the loss of books and computers], all of which the city agreed […]
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Posted on March 13, 2013 by Ian Wilder
DeMarco needs to be replaced. We have written extensively about why
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Posted on December 30, 2012 by Ian Wilder
John Lennon’s Imagine will resonate through Times Square and Occupy on New Years Eve.
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Posted on October 7, 2012 by Ian Wilder
The Consumer Financial Protection Board released a report noting problems in the Reverse Mortgage market similar to those I stated in a prior post.
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Posted on September 20, 2012 by Ian Wilder
A Harvest Homecoming will feature music, dancing, refreshments, raffles and Chinese Auction
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