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    Please visit our Etsy shop at: Wilderside Vintage and Antique Jewelry
    To sparkle up your Winter wardrobe, or get a jump on Spring, Wilderside announces our new vintage jewelry shop.
    Choosing vintage or antique jewelry to wear and/or gift, is a way to be gentle on the planet. Remembering the Waste Hierarchy Triangle, folks who love the planet should always try to…”Reduce, Reuse, Recycle”. Making sure to share or donate your own jewelry, and trying to buy vintage rather than new, is a way to help the environment.

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    Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? eBook

    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.The collection of essays and blog posts records the unfolding of Occupy into the culture from September 2011 to the present.  Authors Kimberly Wilder and Ian Wilder were early supporters of Occupy, using their internet platforms to communicate the changes being created by the American Autumn.

    The eBook is currently available on Amazon for Kindle;  Barnes & Noble Nook;  and Smashwords independent EBook seller for $2.99, and anyone can read it using their Kindle/Nook Reader, smart phone, or computer. Next up...more platforms to come.

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RIP Tony Benn, Lifelong Pacifist | PeaceCouple.com

Tony Benn, the former British Cabinet minister, longtime Parliament member and antiwar activist, has died at the age of 88.

Roy: Afghan War based on DoubleSpeak | Peace Couple

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.

Pauling & Ikeda’s False Dilemma of Absolute Pacifism | PeaceCouple

This 3 1/2 page conversation between Pauling & Ikeda does not make a cogent argument against absolute pacifism.

Immorality of War: Pauling & Ikeda

Linus Pauling: Nuclear war is the ultimate immorality. But the immorality of war is not limited to the use of nuclear weapons.

PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse: First of the season, this Friday, October 4th!

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 […]

Making peace with the March on Washington 2013

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 […]

Jen Chapin interview with OTWS

Jen Chapin will perform songs from her new album Reckoning on August 9, 2013 at Grounds and Sounds Café, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Stony Brook.

LI Coffeehouse: PeaceSmiths on Fri. May 3, 2013

PeaceSmiths MAY Coffeehouse Friday, May 3, 2013 8pm to 11pm At the FUMC in Amityville * Singer/Songwriter John Myles * Poet Herb Wahlsteen * Musician, Guitarist, Songster Eli Maniscalco *Open Mic: Maybe you???!

Port Jeff Peace March 3/30/13: Charlotte Koons poem video & Photos

Long Island peace and justice groups, gathered by North Country Peace Group, demonstrated in Port Jefferson today, to demand an end to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Charlotte Koons, a local activist and poet, read a poem written for the day. Video below… FAQ Q: Who marched in Port Jefferson, Long Island, NY today?

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 […]

Explaining the reality of Obama’s “kill list” and drones that kill Americans

(excerpt from) Common Dreams Reining in Obama and His Drones by Ralph Nader More than 2,500 people have been killed by Obama’s drones, many of them civilians and bystanders, including American citizens, irrespective of the absence of any “imminent threat” to the United States… The “kill lists”  are the work of Obama and his advisors, […]

Our Statement on Israel’s Operation Pillar of Defense

The below statement was posted at The Fellowship of Reconciliation. Ian and Kimberly Wilder have borrowed it, to reflect our position on the current wave of violence in the Middle East: As [people] committed to nonviolence, [we] oppose all armed conflict and especially attacks on civilians.* We mourn the deaths of civilians in Gaza and […]

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 […]

Peace and the Elections: Daily Peace Index falls flat

If peace had been a focal point for either of the major party Presidential candidates, one might expect the Daily Peace Culture Index for the US to climb in the days surrounding the election. The Peace Index measures how much discussion there is in the United States relating to peace and nonviolence. Instead, the DPCIUS/PAXi […]