Long Island Poetry Event: Poetry Around The World on 2/17/16

Poetry-Around-The-World A Global Languages Event for poetry listeners, readers, and performers Wednesday Evening February 17th at 6:30pm Riverhead Free Library Long Island, New York ~  ~  ~  ~  ~  ~  ~  ~  ~  ~  ~  ~  ~ Poetry-Around-The World Kimberly Wilder will host an evening of sharing poetry in English and other languages. We invite […]

Welcome to Boog City Festival 9.5 2/12/16 – 2/14/16

The Festival includes Poetry Talk Talk;  local indie music; a Classic Albums Live (Patti Smith’s Horses); d.a. levy lives: celebrating renegade presses series with Spooky Girlfriend Press (Louisiana and Texas) poetry theater, and (of course) poetry readings.

Brookhaven Supervisor Says Yes to overturn Citizens United

Brookhaven elected officials Romaine, Cartright, & Kepert vote to overturn Citizens United.

Christmas on Long Island: A walk in warm weather

Merry Christmas and Happy Winter Holidays to our friends, family, and readers. We were surprised by the beautiful weather, and the scenes we found by the water, here in Riverhead, on Christmas. Can’t remember a Long Island Christmas quite like this one. More Christmas along the river photos at our Flickr account here: https://flic.kr/s/aHskobYAxB

Stop-and-Frisk Down, Safety Up: NYCLU

Stop-and-frisk incidents have fallen dramatically while crime in New Stop & FriskYork City remains at record lows, according to data analysis released by the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU).

What a Green should do about Bernie Sanders

A New Electoral Politics is Possible This article is meant to explore an alternative to what is given as a quadrennial binary choice of either attacking a progressive Democratic Presidential candidate or an imminent existential dilemma of Green Party closing shop and submitting to him.  This article could have just as easily been written in past presidential election cycles […]

Brookhaven fights Citizens United 12/17/15

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.

Arlo Guthrie concert on PBS on Thanksgiving Day

If Arlo Guthrie’s song, Alice’s Restaurant, is one of your Thanksgiving traditions, you are in extra luck this year. Of course, you can almost always find a local station which will play the anti-war classic, “Alice’s Restaurant” at noon on Thanksgiving.* Though, this year, you can also see a whole Arlo concert in the evening! […]

Boog City 2015-16 NYC Events

Listing of Boog City NYC Poetry, music, and theater event from November 2015 to August 2016.

Third party anger: Libertarian & Green candidates sue debate commission

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.

Denying benefits to miners with Black Lung: A conspiracy revealed

“Johns Hopkins Medicine said Wednesday that it has discontinued its black lung program, the subject of…an investigation that showed how coal companies routinely beat back sick coal miners’ disability claims with help from doctors at the nationally recognized hospital.” Breathless and Burdened Johns Hopkins terminates black lung program Unit subject of Center for Public Integrity-ABC […]

PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse: Friday, October 2nd

A Long Island Coffeehouse promoting peace, justice, and environmental issues. Live, local music. A great place to network with like-minded souls who are peaceniks, leftists, tree huggers, and/or activists. -ows PeaceSmiths October Coffeehouse Friday, Oct. 2nd at 8pm PeaceSmiths First-of-the-Season Coffeehouse A fun gathering, with a long tradition Music by Billionaire Brian and 90’s covers […]

Occupy Lives! September 2015: 4th Anniversary Events in NYC

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: […]

Don’t allow Luft to hijack the Green Party line for Suffolk County Family Court either

Judge Luft is not alone in trying to hijack the Green Party line for Suffolk County Family Court, I just picked up a voice message from Harkin and Hughes.

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