Posted on November 4, 2014 by iwilder
The Green Party NY Governor ticket has earned more than the 50,000 votes needed to keep the Green Party as an automatic, ballot status party! Updated Election Results Links: National Green Party overview from gp.org: http://www.gp.org/newsroom/press-releases/details/4/749 Green Party State-by-State Election Results from Green Party Watch: http://www.greenpartywatch.org/2014/11/04/green-party-2014-election-results/ Election Night notes and comments from onthewilderside: So far, […]
Filed under: Green Party, New York State Politics, News, third party | Tagged: #votegreen, Green Party, Green Party ballot status, Green Party Governor, Green Party of New York, Howie Hawkins for Governor, New York State Green Party, Third Party politics | Leave a Comment »
Posted on November 2, 2014 by iwilder
Suffolk County Ballot Propositions 2014 results: Prop 4 – Financial Consolidation – PASSED (61.45% to 38.54%), with the ironic outcome that the County Executive just gave more power to the County Comptroller position, and a Republican won for Comptroller. At least there is some justice in this world!) Prop 5 – Shuffling and returning environmental […]
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Posted on October 28, 2014 by iwilder
David McReynolds makes the case for voting for the Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins for NY Governor.
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Posted on October 25, 2014 by iwilder
Nassau Meet-and-Greet With Green Party Governor candidate Howie Hawkins! A chance for Nassau Howie Hawkins supporters to meet the candidate! Find out how you can help get out the vote in the final days of the campaign. Light refreshments served. Please RSVP or contact Jim Brown, Chair of the Green Party of Nassau County, in […]
Filed under: 3rd party, election, governor, howie hawkins, New York State Politics, News | Tagged: andrew cuomo, Jim Brown, Nassau County, Nassau County New York, Rob Astorino | Leave a Comment »
Posted on October 11, 2014 by iwilder
Cuomo and Astorino both take pay-to-play contributions-for-contracts, while both are hypocrites for calling out the other for unethical transactions.
Filed under: election, governor, grassroots democracy, Green Party, howie hawkins, Long Island Politics, New York State Politics, News, progressive politics | Tagged: 3rd state senate, Adrienne Esposito, andrew cuomo, howie hawkins, Paul Senzer, pay-to-play, Rob Astorino, Steve Hackeling, Walter Long | Leave a Comment »
Posted on October 5, 2014 by iwilder
First of the 2014/2015 season! PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse Friday, October 10, 2014 at 8pm Dedicated to the memory of John Phillips, (“Portugie” of Copper Rose fame) PeaceSmiths friend and videographer, musician, artist, activist, and Pubic Access producer A special evening of music by old and new friends. Among the presenters: -Nightmare Police (acoustic duo) -Billionaire […]
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Posted on September 22, 2014 by iwilder
Yesterday was just the Global Warming parade! This afternoon, activists and occupiers take to Wall Street. Find updates with Twitter update #FloodWallStreet. Thousands of occupiers. Moving sit-ins. I think the action is focused on Broadway. Street closed at one point between Exchange Place and The Bull. There is some police activity. Tim Pool is doing […]
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Posted on September 21, 2014 by iwilder
The Green Party of New York State has a ban on endorsing Democratic and Republican candidates because those parties do not agree with the Green Party’s worldwide Four Pillars of Social and Economic Justice; Grassroots Democracy; Ecological Wisdom and Nonviolence/Peace. Democratic and Republican Party insiders have taken advantage of New York State Election law to […]
Filed under: election, Green Party, long island, Long Island Politics, New York State Politics, News | Tagged: 3rd state senate, Adrienne Esposito, Boycott Divestment and Sanctions, Desmond Tutu, district court, Gaza, Israel, Paul Senzer, Steve Hackeling, Walter Long | Leave a Comment »
Posted on September 19, 2014 by iwilder
Dan Rather speaks out about the corporatization of mainstream news media, the corruption, how deep it runs, and the demise of investigative journalism.
Filed under: Corporations, media, News, video | Tagged: Corporation, Dan Rather, Gary Younge, Guardian, Washington | 1 Comment »
Posted on September 14, 2014 by iwilder
NY Green Party Governor candidate Hawkins will work hard to win the votes of the principled progressives who were inspired by the Zephyr Teachout campaign.
Filed under: 3rd party, election, governor, Green Party, howie hawkins, New York State Politics, News | Tagged: andrew cuomo, Tim Wu, Zephyr Teachout | Leave a Comment »
Posted on September 6, 2014 by iwilder
Consumer advocate Ralph Nader and anti-tax activist Grover Norquist spoke on issues where the left and right can come together
Filed under: Action Alert!, activism, economy, elections, grassroots democracy, News, Occupy Wall Street, Ralph Nader, US Politics | Tagged: coalition, Dandelion Salad, Grover Norquist, left-right, National Press Club, Unstoppable | Leave a Comment »
Posted on August 16, 2014 by iwilder
The terrible news of the passing of Robin Williams reached me here in the Peruvian Amazon late last night with tremendous sadness.
Filed under: Green Party, News | Tagged: Gesundheit, Patch Adams, Peruvian Amazon, Robin Williams, TOM SHADYAC | 1 Comment »
Posted on August 13, 2014 by iwilder
Ed Sanders performs his song-poem Yiddish-Speaking Socialists of the Lower East Side at the Sidewalk Cafe, New York City, part of David Kirschenbaum’s Boog City 8 Poetry & Music Festival, on Poets’ Theater Night, August 3, 2014. Like this:Like Loading…
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