Posted on February 1, 2015 by iwilder
A Langston Hughes poem to share with preschoolers to elementary students, plus thoughts on the Google Doodle.
Filed under: Holidays, News, Peace, poetry | Tagged: Black History Month, Black Like Me, Dream Variation, Google Doodle, Google Doodle 2/1/2015, Harlem Renaissance, langston hughes, Langston Hughes for children, text of Black Like Me | 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 August 4, 2014 by iwilder
Anacoustic Minds played their song “Cost of War” at Welcome to Boog City 8 festival on 8/3/14 at Unnameable Books, Brooklyn, N
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Posted on July 28, 2014 by iwilder
Stop the Arms Trade – Cut the Arms Budget Join South Country Peace Group’s 32nd annual World Peace Vigil A Community Dedication to Peace on the 69th anniversary of the nuclear destruction of Hiroshima Wednesday, August 6, 2014 – 7:15 pm Commemorative Poetry and Songs Nuclear Weapons Update You may wish to wear white, the traditional Japanese color of […]
Filed under: activism, Calendar, events, international politics, long island, Long Island Politics, new york, New York State Politics, News, nonviolence, Peace, US Politics, war | Tagged: Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Bellport New York, long island, Nuclear weapon | Leave a Comment »
Posted on June 5, 2014 by iwilder
A Long Island event… PeaceSmiths Topical, A-Typical, Folk Music, Poetry, and Whatever Coffeeehouse Fri day June 6th, 2014 at 8PM Last show of the season! Share the fun! Featuring… Mountain Maidens, local Folk singers… Pramila Venkateswaran, Poet Laureate of Suffolk County… And a PeaceSmiths tradition…Sing-a-Long with Andy Greenhouse…Plus: Open Mic…Maybe You? Info and directions at […]
Filed under: activism, Anti-War, Long Island Music, long island music scene, Long Island news, Long Island Politics, News, Peace, progressive politics | Tagged: andy greenhouse, Long Island peace groups, Mountain Maidens, peacesmiths, PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse, Pramila Venkateswaran, Suffolk County Poet Laureate | Leave a Comment »
Posted on April 1, 2014 by iwilder
Tony Benn, the former British Cabinet minister, longtime Parliament member and antiwar activist, has died at the age of 88.
Filed under: activism, grassroots democracy, independent politics, international politics, Iraq, News, Peace, progressive politics, war | Tagged: Cabinet of the United Kingdom, Democracy Now, Guardian, Labour, Member of Parliament, Michael Parenti, Tony Benn | Leave a Comment »
Posted on March 10, 2014 by iwilder
Wise bluntly takes his fellow Americans to task for the Afghan War.
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Posted on March 8, 2014 by iwilder
William Stevenson needs New York State Green Party members to circulate ballot petitions for the 2nd Congressional District (Suffolk and Nassau counties).
Filed under: 3rd party, Action Alert!, activism, Ballot issues, congress, election, grassroots democracy, Green Party, independent politics, News, Peace, third party, US Politics | Tagged: Green Party of New York State, politics, United States Congress, William Stevenson | Leave a Comment »
Posted on March 6, 2014 by iwilder
“Petroleum, Poetry and Peace: The Exploration for Ecological Hope, Economic Justice and A Sense of Place” with Margie Swedish and The Peace Poets.
Filed under: activism, Ecology, energy, long island, new york, News, Peace, poetry, progressive politics | Tagged: Amityville New York, Climate, community supported agriculture, Dominican Order, Earth, fracking, margie swedish, Sense of Place, the peace poets | Leave a Comment »
Posted on February 25, 2014 by iwilder
This 3 1/2 page conversation between Pauling & Ikeda does not make a cogent argument against absolute pacifism.
Filed under: activism, Anti-War, Books, international politics, News, Peace, progressive politics, rants, US Politics, war | Tagged: Adolf Hitler, Albert Einstein, Daisaku Ikeda, Linus Pauling, Nobel Prize, pacifism, United Nations | 1 Comment »
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 »