Posted on March 4, 2014 by Ian Wilder
Arundhati Roy’s essay on the US invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, is the first essay in the book to feel that it is based on contemporary world politics.
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Posted on February 18, 2014 by Ian Wilder
Linus Pauling: Nuclear war is the ultimate immorality. But the immorality of war is not limited to the use of nuclear weapons.
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Posted on October 2, 2013 by kwilder
PeaceSmiths Topical, A-Typical, Folk Music, Poetry, and Whatever Coffeehouse Friday, October 4th at 8pm (first of the new season!) Music of peace and justice with Harmonic Insurgence with director, Gene Glickman Poetry with local Amityville poet, Lois Walker Singer/Songwriter Brian Sendrowitz of Beat Radio fame Open Mic: Maybe You? Held at: The First United Methodist […]
Filed under: activism, Anti-War, babylon town, Environment, events, local, long island, Long Island Music, Long Island news, Long Island Politics, music, News, nonviolence, open mic, Peace, progressive politics, war | Tagged: Brian Sendrowitz, folk music, Gene Glickman, Harmonic Insurgence, Lois Walker, Long Island events, Long Island Music, Long Island peace, Long Island peace groups | 1 Comment »
Posted on April 28, 2013 by Ian Wilder
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 | 4 Comments »
Posted on April 23, 2013 by Ian Wilder
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 [email protected] 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 Ian Wilder
Richie Havens radiated love, and peace, and joy.
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Posted on April 16, 2013 by Ian Wilder
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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