Posted on April 1, 2014 by Ian Wilder
Tony Benn, the former British Cabinet minister, longtime Parliament member and antiwar activist, has died at the age of 88.
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Posted on March 10, 2014 by Ian Wilder
Wise bluntly takes his fellow Americans to task for the Afghan War.
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Posted on March 6, 2014 by Ian Wilder
“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 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.
Filed under: activism, afghanistan, Anti-War, grassroots democracy, News, nonviolence, progressive politics, US Politics, war | Tagged: afghanistan, anti-terrorism, Arundhati Roy, Man Booker Prize, Nineteen Eighty-Four, Vietnam, War in Afghanistan (2001–present) | Leave a Comment »
Posted on February 25, 2014 by Ian Wilder
Posted on February 25, 2014 by Ian Wilder
This 3 1/2 page conversation between Pauling & Ikeda does not make a cogent argument against absolute pacifism.
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Posted on February 4, 2014 by kwilder
Are you thinking about Valentine’s Day gifts? Or, about sparkling up your own winter wardrobe? If so, please stop by our shop, Wilderside Jewelry, on Etsy. Why did The Wilders open a vintage jewelry shop? We love the environment. And, choosing vintage or antique jewelry to wear and/or gift, is a way to be gentle […]
Filed under: Ecology, Environment, green, Holidays, News, progressive politics, sustainability, sustainable | Tagged: Curtain Club, fashion, Femme Fleur, Femme Fleur jewelry, Jewellery, Shabby Chic, shopping, Valentine's gifts, Vintage Fashion, Vintage Jewelry, Vintage Jewelry on Etsy | Leave a Comment »
Posted on December 12, 2013 by Ian Wilder
Twenty California Greens elected in 2013 – Record for an odd-numbered year
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Posted on November 12, 2013 by Ian Wilder
Green Party celebrated victories and reelections across the U.S
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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 […]
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Posted on September 29, 2013 by Ian Wilder
Attend the upcoming Global Frackdown in Long Beach! Global Frackdown 2–There is an important rally scheduled for Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 1:00 PM on the Long Beach boardwalk. Many groups and individuals concerned about our threatened environment are coming together to urge a ban on fracking and a halt to the misguided plan to build a LNG facility […]
Filed under: 3rd party, Action Alert!, activism, Corporations, Ecology, economy, energy, Environment, Food, Global Warming, grassroots democracy, Green Party, Long Island news, Long Island Politics, nature, new york, New York State Politics, News, progressive politics, public health, safety, sustainable, third party, US Politics | Tagged: climate change, Food & Water Watch, hydraulic fracturing, Jim Brown, Liquefied Natural Gas, long island, natural gas, Port Ambrose | Leave a Comment »