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.
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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 […]
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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 1, 2015 by iwilder
I would personally suggest for the Thursday, September 10th Primary to write-in William Ford and Anthony Senft for Family Court Judge to keep the Republicans and Democrats from “stealing” our line in Suffolk County. And in Islip, also writing in George Harkin and Matthew Hughes for 5th District Court. You can print this PDF to […]
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Posted on March 15, 2015 by iwilder
Julian Assange, a co-founder of Wikileaks, has had some interesting news. Story at Sierra Leone News: Ending deadlock Swedish prosecutors offer to question Assange in UK Another news story from The Belfast Telegraph: We’ll Quiz Assange At Embassy… Updates and background on the Julian Assange/Wikileaks/Manning drama at This Day in Wikileaks: here. Some background on […]
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Posted on June 17, 2014 by iwilder
Join Move to Amend Brookhaven for a viewing of the short film, The Story of Citizens United vs. FEC and an evening of stimulating conversation.
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Posted on May 22, 2014 by iwilder
Hawkins/Jones need to receive at least 50,000 votes in the 2014 Governor election for the Green Party to retain the ballot line in NY.
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Posted on May 6, 2014 by iwilder
Occupy Wall Street activist Cecily McMillan has been found guilty of assaulting a New York City police officer in a trial that critics say should have been about the police assaulting her.
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Posted on February 18, 2014 by iwilder
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 December 12, 2013 by iwilder
Twenty California Greens elected in 2013 – Record for an odd-numbered year
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Posted on September 2, 2013 by iwilder
No, not personnel changes at onthewilderside,com You still have the same two irascible co-editors sharing the driving. (And occasionally both grabbing for the steering wheel at the same time.) We have just moved around the navigation tabs on top to make room for our new venture Wilderside Ltd books, which you can access through the […]
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