Posted on May 19, 2013 by wilderside
With the repeal of Wilson-Pakula, the legislature must protect the voters from fraud by requiring require what the registration of the candidate is on the top of the petition in large face bold type print.
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Posted on May 4, 2013 by wilderside
Folk Groovin’ Cafe hosted by JIM FRAZZITTA with Special Guest Features from ANNIE MARK & SCOTT JAMES.
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Posted on April 28, 2013 by wilderside
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 27, 2013 by wilderside
Open reading period for submissions of poet theater until June 1, 2013.
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Posted on April 16, 2013 by wilderside
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 12, 2013 by kwilder
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a way to belong to a farm or garden, while supporting the farmer, and celebrating the act of “eating local”. Many CSA’s are organic. Ian and I visited the NOFA (Northeast Organic Farming Association) fair on March 2nd. It was a chance for people to learn about CSA’s, and possibly [...]
Filed under: Ecology, Environment, Food, green, health, local, long island, Long Island news, new york, News, progressive politics, sustainability, sustainable, vegetarian | Tagged: community supported agriculture, csa, local food, Northeast Organic Farming Association, Organic Farm, Riverhead news | 1 Comment »
Posted on February 10, 2013 by kwilder
A student from Vanderbilt University, Michael Pollack, was invited on stage by Billy Joel. Video is very fun. (Rated PG for background language of audience.) Hat tip to Newsday for the story.
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Posted on January 9, 2013 by wilderside
Newsday’s Joye Brown rightfully argues against the re-privatization of LIPA.
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Posted on December 30, 2012 by wilderside
John Lennon’s Imagine will resonate through Times Square and Occupy on New Years Eve.
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Posted on November 7, 2012 by kwilder
Jan 2013 Update: Best link for third party results for Presidential Race 2013 is at Independent Political Report: here. _________________________________________ Election links and results presented in a fairly random manner. Ian is registered Green Party. And, we are both third party activists from Suffolk County, Long Island, New York. So, that sways our presentation! For [...]
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