Mic Check: NYC pays for destruction of Occupy Library

We celebrate the news in The Village Voice article, City Settles Lawsuit Over The Destruction of the Occupy Wall Street Library showing that the Occupy movement received some measure of justice for the wanton destruction of their community. Occupy Wall Street claimed $47,000 in damages  [for the loss of books and computers], all of which the city agreed […]

Obama: Declaration of Thingamajig

Barack Obama holds forth on the legality of various conflicty thingamajigs. Take a closer look at Libya, Yemen and Pakistan after the president delivers his address on Afghanistan and Iraq. A Mark Fiore political animation.

How to find a peace network on Long Island…

Kimberly writes:If you live on Long Island, and you believe in peace, you may sometimes feel alone. Though, there are a lot of people on Long Island who are against the current wars, and/or against all war. Below is a very cool, new video by local college students, which features various Long Island peace groups […]

Why We Need a World March for Peace & Nonviolence

This is an excerpt from  the Wednesday, October 7, 2009 Babylon Green Party Gathering http://www.babylongreens.org which featured Sister Jeanne Clark speaking about the World March for Peace and Nonviolence activities.  http://www.theworldmarch.org/ Nonviolence (Peace) is one of the four pillars of the Green Party.

Max Wheat: The poetic language should be on the agenda of any meeting of those who are waging peace

Full story and lots of other good stuff at PeaceSmiths.org Heralding the Beginning, October 2, 2009, of The World March for Peace and Nonviolence With a Poetry Reading Maxwell Corydon Wheat, Jr. September 26, 2009 Smalls Jazz Club 183 W. 10th Avenue Greenwich Village, New York City Henry Wadsworth Longfellow writes about the death of […]

Understanding Empathy as a Tool for Peace 7/1/09

On Wednesday, July 1, 2009 at 7pm, the Babylon Green Party Gathering will feature Nonviolent Communication (NVC) practitioners Sue Tibke and Greg Wills speaking about Understanding Empathy as a Tool for Peace.

In Long Island…”The Vagina Monologues” in Spanish on Sat. March 28th

OLA of Eastern Long Island Presents… the Premiere East End Benefit Performance… in Spanish of… The Vagina Monologues written by Eve Ensler On Saturday, March 28th at 7pm, Eve Ensler’s award winning compilation of monologues finally comes to the Latino Community of The Hamptons. V-Day is a global movement to stop violence against women and […]

SOA Watch founder Fr. Bourgeois on Long Island 4/1 -4/4/09

Please note that Fr. Roy Bourgeois, founder of SOA Watch, will be here on LI April 1 to April 4. During this time he will present at Stony Brook University on April 1, during the regular student activity period, (12 noon till 2 pm) and on Friday April 3, he will be at the Cinema […]

DN! Obama’s War: US Involvement in Afghanistan, Past, Present & Future

from DemocracyNow.org President Obama is speaking before a joint session of Congress Tuesday night in what is being described as the first State of the Union address of his presidency. While the economy is expected to dominate the agenda, Obama will also talk about his top foreign policy initiative: the war in Afghanistan. Last week, […]

Babylon Green Party 100 Days Series: A Veteran’s View of the Afghanistan & Iraq Wars 3/4/09

On Wednesday,  March 4, 2009 at 7pm, the Babylon Green Party Gathering will feature Camillo “Mac” Bica, Ph.D., the Coordinator of Veterans for Peace of Long Island speaking about the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. www.BabylonGreens.org The event will be held at Pisces Café, 14A Railroad Avenue, Babylon, NY (631-321-1231) www.piscescafe.net (map) Come hungry! For […]

Jack’s Waterfall and Friends To Perform ‘A Celebration of Life’ 2/27/09

Jack’s Waterfall, an ever-evolving musical ensemble headed by West Sayville singer/songwriter Jack Licitra, will lead an impressive line-up of performers who will come together for “A Celebration of Life” on Friday, Feb. 27, at the historic Congregational Church of Patchogue.  The event promises to be a high-energy blend of creativity, driving rhythms and audience participation, […]

The Last Internationale album is out

More videos can be found at http://www.youtube.com/edgeyp12 I’ve been feeling guilty for weeks about not posting about the release of The Last Internationale’s self-titled debut album.   I anxiously awaited the dlivery of the album, and was not disappointed.  I am in awe of the creative power of this duo, Edgey and Delila.  Their recordings, which […]

Poll: 2/3 Americans Support Investigating Bush Crimes

from DemocracyNow.org In a new USA Today/Gallup poll, two-thirds of Americans say they want investigations into the role of Bush administration officials in torture, warrantless wiretapping and the politicization of the Justice Department. 40 percent of respondents said they want to see prosecutions. Senator Patrick Leahy recently proposed the formation of a truth and reconciliation […]

Space still available for Facilitating Change—in a Time of Transformation

“Solitude does not necessarily mean living apart from others; rather it means never living apart from oneself.  It is not about the absence of other people, it is about being fully present to ourselves, whether or not we are with others. Community does not necessarily mean living face to face with others; rather it means […]

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