Sat. March 30, 2013: 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 […]

Sat March 24, 2012: Long Island peace, justice, occupy event

Update: The event was a success. Photos from the rally afterwards are at Flickr:here. _____________________________ A March and Vigil for Peace and Economic Justice On this 9th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, we mourn and resist the ravages of war. We stand in solidarity with the Occupy Movement as we call for an end […]

The PeaceSmiths archives on Lunch with Bill

PeaceSmiths, Inc. — an organization that Ian and I have supported over the years — has a wonderful, inspiring, historical, and mostly untapped archive. There are audio tapes, video tapes, protest posters, hand drawn fliers, and notes on organizing, going back to the 1970’s. Many of the items were collected by Katharine Smith and/or Susan […]

Shout Out to Billy McNulty (and BAE demo)

Boy, do I feel guilty. One of our favorite, progressive activist friends, Bill McNulty, gave our blog a shout-out on his radio show. And, the post I had on the front page was about a garage sale we have stuff at. Eek! Well, here are some of the  important things that we usually write about, […]

As heard on “Lunch with Bill” WUSB: Thanks to the Banks (aka) Getaway

Here is shout back to Bill McNulty, who mentioned our blog on his show “Lunch with Bill” on WUSB 90.1FM Stony Brook on Thursdays at lunch time. Hey, Bill! Thanks! Bill spun the song “Thanks to the Banks (aka Getaway)” by local activist/musician Brian O, and noted that you could find it here! Bonus video […]

War Legislation in Both Houses – message from Bill McNulty

Friends, This is the precursor to a repeat of the Iraq fiasco. The legislation is presently in the ” agitation folder” , utilized by the those legislators who sense the tone and temper before acting. Their present thinking is summarized by their statement that it should go through like a hot knife through butter. The […]

Updated with Video: North Country Forum: Dialogue with the Patriots and the Peace Group

“A Community Forum on Iraq”, was held this evening at the Setauket Neighborhood House. It was an interesting and invigorating evening. For 5 years, the North Country Peace Group has stood vigil every Saturday on the corner of 25A and Bennetts Road to demonstrate against the war. For some of that time, a counter-demonstration has […]

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