Remembering Danny Schechter, “The News Dissector”: Pioneering Journalist, Filmmaker & Activist | Democracy Now!. The author, filmmaker and media reform activist Danny Schechter has died of pancreatic cancer at the age of 72. Danny Schechter rose to prominence as the “The News Dissector” on Boston’s WBCN radio in the 1970s. He went on to work as a […]
Remembering Danny Schechter, “The News Dissector”: Pioneering Journalist, Filmmaker & Activist | Democracy Now!
Greens call for halt to endless-war policies, threats against Iran, Venezuela, and Russia via Green Party Watch » Blog Archive » The US Green Party calls for halt to endless-war policies, threats against Iran, Venezuela, and Russia – America’s #1 Source for Green Party News & Views. Like this:Like Loading…
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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Ian Wilder was interviewed on WRHU by Rebecca Gianarkis about the “Free Speech Zones” at the Hofstra 2008 and 2012 Presidential Debates.
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Consumer advocate Ralph Nader and anti-tax activist Grover Norquist spoke on issues where the left and right can come together
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Stop the Arms Trade – Cut the Arms Budget Join South Country Peace Group’s 32nd annual World Peace Vigil A Community Dedication to Peace on the 69th anniversary of the nuclear destruction of Hiroshima Wednesday, August 6, 2014 – 7:15 pm Commemorative Poetry and Songs Nuclear Weapons Update You may wish to wear white, the traditional Japanese color of […]
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My answer about the axioms that determined the last Presidential election can be generally.
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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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Howie Hawkins said today that the decision by the Working Families Party to nominate Governor Andrew Cuomo for a second term of Governor was an abandonment of working class and progressive voters, just further proof that the WFP is merely a liberal wing on the Democrats. Hawkins said that the door to the Green Party was open to […]
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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The Afghanistan invasion failed on 2 accounts: increasing the likelihood of terrorism against the US and not bringing the 9/11 perpetrators to justice.
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William Stevenson needs New York State Green Party members to circulate ballot petitions for the 2nd Congressional District (Suffolk and Nassau counties).
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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.
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This 3 1/2 page conversation between Pauling & Ikeda does not make a cogent argument against absolute pacifism.
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