Green Party of Suffolk Calls For End to Bullying of the Homeless

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 form​er […]

Tues July 9, 2013: Gov’t pesticide spraying out east

Suffolk County pesticide spraying on Tuesday, July 9, 2013: More info at: Suffolk County Division of Vector Control: 631-852-4270 Suffolk County’s spraying information hotline: 631-852-4939 On-line at: Re: Tuesday, July 8, 2013 spraying can be found at Newsday: Suffolk sets mosquito spraying for Tuesday from Newsday: Ground spraying to control adult mosquito populations on […]

Wed 4/24 event…You can still celebrate Earth Day on Long Island

Celebrate Earth Day this week by watching “The Island President” and support a great cause too! Thanks to the generosity of the Plaza MAC in Patchogue, 75% of ticket sales for the movie showings of “The Island President” on Monday 4/22 and Wednesday 4/24 go towards the non-profit Climate Ride, which gives grants to Renewable Energy […]

Sat. March 30th: Long Island Peace March

Port Jefferson Peace March on March 30, 2013 Update: Video and photo at our follow-up Port Jeff Peace March post: here. Update from 3/30/2013: Peace March continues until 2:30! Good turnout, so go over if you can! Photo from today… This peace march is sponsored by the North Country Peace Group. Ian and are excited […]

Joye Brown: Reviving LILCO Will Cost More

Newsday’s Joye Brown rightfully argues against the re-privatization of LIPA.

Black Friday: Buy Nothing! Demand Peace! Support striking Wal-Mart workers!

See box below for “Occupy Walmart/Occupy Black Friday” on Long Island Great Live Streaming of a Walmart event in Maryland: here. Black Friday for some people means lining up for bargains at the doors of big corporations. Though, people who want our country to be more sustainable, and less dependent on war money,  have often […]

Is it time to turn LIPA back into a people’s power authority for Long Island?

Editors’ comments on November 14, 2012: LIPA does not need rants from the politicians who helped make the mess. LIPA needs elections! Pre- Sandy LIPA/Long Island Power Authority coverage from local media: Suffolk Closeup: Electing LIPA’s trustees Shelter Island Reporter / October 21, 2012 by Karl Grossman Sparring over LIPA board’s ‘legitimacy’ Newsday / October […]

Pre-election socializing on Long Island: PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse on Fri. Nov 2nd

PeaceSmiths November 2012 Coffeehouse will feature: Musician: George Mann Singer/Songwriter: Rorie Kelly A tribute to Miriam Goodman and… Your favorite campaign lit and discussion PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse Friday, November 2, 2012 8pm-11pm

News12 LI excludes third party candidate from debate

Mike McDermott is on the ballot, as a Libertarian, for Congress, 3rd District, Long Island, NY. Even though he is ballot-qualified, News12 is excluding him from their debates. The e-mail excerpted below is from a Libertarian-minded, occupy friend. Please help if you believe in ballot access. Letters-to-the-editor might be useful. And, an e-mail for News12 […]

Columbus Day weekend adventure: Eastern Long Island

Columbus Day weekend adventure: Lawn signs, fun, and sunsets My husband Ian and I took a drive out east on the Saturday of Columbus Day weekend. We had the idea to capture signs of fall for the blog. Among our observations was a study on lawn signs and politics. The full set of photos is […]

Cancelled!! Brookhaven Green Party discusses 2012 Elections 10/29/12

Brookhaven Green Party discusses 2012 Elections 10/29/12

Another police killing: What if there were no police?

The latest police failure is the story of a police officer in Houston, Texas, who shot and killed a man, who was a double-amputee, who was in his wheelchair. [Story at CNN: here] The man had been threatening the officer with what turned out to be a pen. Below is my essay, previously published at […]

Thurs 9/20/2012: Vigil for Kevin Callahan (man killed by Suffolk County Police)

Kevin Callahan Memorial Service Update 9/21/2012: Photos from the event at Flickr: here. (If you are on FaceBook, you can share the reflections and photos here: FB Event page for Kevin’s Memorial: here.) Candlelight Vigil to commemorate the life of Kevin Callahan Thursday, September 20, 2012 7 pm Liberty Park, Selden, Long Island, NY (On […]

Tell Gov. Cuomo: LIPA needs Elections, not more Privatization

Governor Andrew Cuomo is finishing the job of destroying Long Island’s power grid and finances under LIPA

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