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 [...]
Filed under: Action Alert!, activism, Corporations, economy, Green Party, new york, News, nonviolence, Occupy Wall Street, politics, Press Release, progressive politics, Ralph Nader, US Politics | Tagged: Commodity Futures Modernization Act of 2000, Financial transaction tax, Glass-Steagall Act, green, Green Party of the United States, Keith Ellison, Laura Wells, wall street | 1 Comment »
Posted on April 23, 2013 by wilderside
A Dialogue Between the Two Thomases On Sunday, May 5, 2013, Homecoming/Sophia Garden will present a day-long immersion into the thoughts of two great spiritual teachers: Thomas Merton OCSO and Thomas Berry, CP. For more information please contact Sr. Jeanne Clark, OP at 631-842-6000, Ext. 338 or Earthhomej@aol.com. The dialogue will take place at the [...]
Filed under: Anti-War, Ecology, Environment, News, nonviolence, Peace, Spiritual Study, sustainability | Tagged: Amityville New York, Christianity, community supported agriculture, Contemplation, Daniel Berrigan, Kathleen Deignan, Thomas Berry, Thomas Merton, Trappist | 1 Comment »
Posted on April 22, 2013 by wilderside
Richie Havens radiated love, and peace, and joy.
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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 30, 2013 by kwilder
Long Island peace and justice groups, gathered by North Country Peace Group, demonstrated in Port Jefferson today, to demand an end to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Charlotte Koons, a local activist and poet, read a poem written for the day. Video below… FAQ Q: Who marched in Port Jefferson, Long Island, NY today?
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Posted on March 1, 2013 by wilderside
We are running a contest to give away one pair of tickets to the 7:00pm show at BB King Blues Club in New York City on March 5, 2013. Post in the comments section below your favorite Sweet Honey in the Rock song, and why.
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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 December 24, 2012 by wilderside
On the first day of Christmas my employer gave to me
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Posted on November 8, 2012 by kwilder
If peace had been a focal point for either of the major party Presidential candidates, one might expect the Daily Peace Culture Index for the US to climb in the days surrounding the election. The Peace Index measures how much discussion there is in the United States relating to peace and nonviolence. Instead, the DPCIUS/PAXi [...]
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Posted on October 13, 2012 by kwilder
Our peace indicator, PAXi, jumped to a new high today. Previously, the high was 337, reached on September 11, 2012. Yesterday (Friday), the PAXi was at 197. Today, Saturday, October 13th, the PAXi number is 754! Hopefully, that reflects the level of discussion about peace and nonviolence in the United States. (The subject that PAXi [...]
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