TWL will focus us on exploring what more of what peace means in the rest of our lives, such as what it means to freecycle; to be a vegetarian; a locavore; a community member; to use nonviolent communication; and to clean with vinegar. And more. But first, We want to hear from you! What […]
The PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse is held the first Friday of the month from October to June.
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The Green Party of Suffolk calls for the prosecution of Suffolk County Leg. John H. Kennedy (R-Hauppauge) under New York State anti-bullying laws, for his ostracization of homeless school children in his district. Leg. Kennedy’s actions remind the Green Party of the atmosphere of hate that was created against Latinos in Suffolk County, by former […]
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Wilderside Ltd presents its second eBook, Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? ($2.99). In the eBook, the Occupy movement is explored through original reporting, photographs, cartoons, poetry, essays, and reviews. OWS:WJH? includes an essay analyzing the “One Demand” concept. The collection of essays and blog posts records the unfolding of Occupy into the culture from September […]
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PeaceSmiths Topical, A-Typical, Folk Music, Poetry, and Whatever Coffeehouse Video Reflections of the inspiring and well-attended, Friday, October 4th Coffeehouse… Music of peace and justice with Harmonic Insurgence with director, Gene Glickman Poetry with Amityville local, Lois Walker
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The movie Deputized http://deputizedmovie.com/ will be shown on November 9th 23rd at 6pm by the Farmingville Residents Association http://farmingvilleresidents.org/. I will be speaking for 2 minutes at the screening. I will be speaking for 2 minutes at the screening because footage I took of the “Standing While Latino” legislation hearings were used in the film.
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If I am supporting the community — then that means all the children in the community — not just those with the benefits of a stable home.
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8/30/13 Update: Ian was hoping that former President Carter’s speech would be a ray of truth in a celebration full of carefully scripted platitudes. Carter did mention the the over-incarceration of African-American males in the US and the need for DC statehood. He did not mention the injustices of the current administration, including the constant […]
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from Facing South Sue Sturgis / June 19, 2013 via Portside list-serve Art Pope-funded group launches database targeting Moral Monday arrestees The John W. Pope Civitas Institute, a conservative think tank based in Raleigh, N.C., has launched a database targeting people who’ve been arrested as part of the Moral Monday nonviolent protests at the state […]
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In “Share or Die: Voices of the Get Lost Generation in the Age of Crisis” the Millennials’ respond to scarcity by sharing using a mixture of high-tech and high-touch
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Upset with Wells Fargo’s foreclosure practices, protesters held a demonstration on May Day that briefly shut down one of the bank’s branches in downtown Los Angeles.
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Occupy May Day NYC update: -Police actions and arrests noted in NY Times article: At Least Five Protesters Arrested (especially during Tompkins Square to Union Square march) -Story and video of the NYC march, with comments by former NY Governor candidate Jimmy “Rent Is Too Damn High” McMillan and others at Press TV: here. Lots […]
This would explain why the school officials and District Attorneys are silent on fraudulent STAR tax exemptions being theft from school taxes. It not about the money.
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We need to push the White House to name a banking activist to the position
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