Toxic Rust Tide spreads in Eastern Long Island

Toxic rust tide spreads across Peconic estuary. Associated with: climate change; high nitrogen levels; runoff. (excerpt from) Riverhead Local Toxic rust tide spreads across entire Peconic estuary, could be lethal to estuary’s fish, marine life Riverhead Local / by Katie Blasl/ Aug 23, 2016 A dangerous algal bloom has spread across the Peconic Bay and all […]

Voting for Hillary Clinton? Please read these thoughts from a Jill Stein supporter

Hillary Clinton, Jill Stein, and The Green Party…how to make peace, or at least progressive harmony. Harmony: Message from a Jill Stein supporter to reluctant Hillary Clinton supporters Let’s succeed together in making this country a better place for humanity. Let’s work together, and separately, to send out the best possible progressive mandate for our […]

100 viewing parties for Stein 8/17/16

The fact is 80 events are already planned all over the country to watch Jill and her running mate, Ajamu Baraka, on the CNN town hall on prime-time debut. But we’re thinking big and shooting for 100 parties.

Gender Realities and the Peace/Progressive Movement 8/27/16

Understanding of gender in general, and in the progressive/peace movement in particular, has evolved to include not just women and men, but to also include LGB (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual) people, transgender people, and intersex people, including the expansion of women’s issues and community to include transgender and intersex women.

Jill Stein campaign on Long Island: Mon. Aug 15, 2016

Long Island greens will meet to get inspired about the Jill Stein for President 2016 campaign. Jonathan Fluck, National Volunteer Coordinator, will attend. This event is a Green Party of Nassau meeting. Though, all are invited, and many Suffolk Green Party members plan to attend. This meeting is an excellent way to get connected, in-person, […]

East End Greens: Archive of first meeting announcement

East End Greens will meet in Riverhead, Long Island, NY on August 10, 2016. Ian and I are so excited to be working with a recently activated newbie green to organize the first meeting of the East End Greens… The East End Greens inaugural Meet n’ Greet will take place on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 […]

Boog City poetry, music, and theater fest 8/5 – 8/9/16

Ian will be reading poetry at the Welcome to Boog City festival on Sunday, August 7, 2016 at Unnameable Books, 600 Vanderbilt Ave., Prospect Heights, Brooklyn at 12:25pm

Bumper sticker: “Green Party: America’s Peace Party”

The Green Party: America’s Peace Party. Want to say that on a bumper sticker? You can, by stopping by our Cafe Press shop

Bards by the Barn 7-29-16

poets Jeffrey Watkins, Ian Wilder, and 2013 Suffolk County poet laureate Pramila Venkateswaran. for poetry readings at Riverhead Library

Civil Rights Conference hilights Gordon’s MalApportionment Penalty (MAP) initiative.

Gordon has advocated to enforce “the right to vote” MalApportionment Penalty (MAP) clause in Section 2 of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution (Amend. XIV§2), a clause that mandates proportional allocation of elected representatives based on the popular vote.

Karl Grossman endorses Walt Whitman holiday

from Suffolk Closeup: Remembering Whitman by Karl Grossman Suffolk County Green Party activists Ian and Kimberly Wilder, lovers of poetry and nature, residents of Riverhead, have proposed making his birthday a national holiday. Said Ms. Wilder, a teacher, in an essay that is online (ontheWilderside.com): “Walt Whitman was born close to me in West Hills…For me […]

Photos & Video: Whitman’s Leaves of Grass Marathon May 21, 2016

Photos and videos from Canio’s Books’ Leaves of Grass Marathon reading on May 21, 2016

How To Celebrate Walt Whitman’s Birthday

Poet Walt Whitman was born on Long Island, New York, on May 31, 1819. Onthewilderside proposes a national holiday for Whitman’s birthday. Below are some videos and ideas about how to honor this wonderful poet, thinker, and experimenter of language. For those of us on Long Island, please do not forget the annual events at The […]

Walt Whitman Marathon, May 21, 2016

Walt Whitman leaves of Grass marathon reading 10am – 6 pm at Canio’s Books. Community poets, actors and others will read a selection of Whitman’s poems.

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