Posted on January 26, 2016 by iwilder
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 […]
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Posted on January 2, 2016 by iwilder
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.
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Posted on December 26, 2015 by iwilder
Brookhaven elected officials Romaine, Cartright, & Kepert vote to overturn Citizens United.
Filed under: activism, campaign finance reform, grassroots democracy, Long Island Politics, New York State Politics, News, US Politics | Tagged: Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, corporate personhood, Corporation, First Amendment, Freedom of Speech, league of women voters, Move To Amend Brookhaven, Supreme Court, Supreme Court of the United States | Leave a Comment »
Posted on December 25, 2015 by iwilder
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
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Posted on December 23, 2015 by iwilder
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).
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Posted on December 18, 2015 by iwilder
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 […]
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Posted on December 13, 2015 by iwilder
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.
Filed under: Action Alert!, activism, grassroots democracy, Green Party, Long Island Politics, New York State Politics, News | Tagged: Brookhaven, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, Constitutional amendment, corporate personhood, Corporation, First Amendment to the United States Constitution, Freedom of Speech, move to amend, Supreme Court of the United States | Leave a Comment »
Posted on November 21, 2015 by iwilder
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! […]
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Posted on October 12, 2015 by iwilder
Listing of Boog City NYC Poetry, music, and theater event from November 2015 to August 2016.
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Posted on October 4, 2015 by iwilder
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.
Filed under: 3rd party, activism, elections, Green Party, News, politics, presidential race, progressive politics, third party, US Politics | Tagged: 2016 Presidential Election, commission on presidential debates, debate criteria, fair debates, gary johnson, Green Party, Jill Stein, Libertarian Party, Presidential Debates | Leave a Comment »
Posted on October 4, 2015 by iwilder
“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 […]
Filed under: energy, Labor, News, politics, public health, safety | Tagged: Black Lung, Black Lung benefits, Black Lung Benefits Program, coal miners, conspiracy, Dr. Paul Wheeler, Government conspiracy, John Hopkins, medical establishment, Paul Wheeler | Leave a Comment »
Posted on September 17, 2015 by iwilder
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: […]
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Posted on September 9, 2015 by iwilder
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.
Filed under: 3rd party, Ballot issues, election, Green Party, Long Island Politics, News, suffolk county | Tagged: Anthony Senft, Family Court, George Harkin, judge, long island primaries, Martha Luft, Matthew Hughes, primary, William Ford | Leave a Comment »