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    The Green Party has continually opposed entry into war and has consistently called for the immediate return of our troops, in stark contrast to the Democratic and Republican parties.
    Today we march, tomorrow we vote Green Party.

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    Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? eBook

    Reflections on Occupy Wall Street, with photos, fun, and good wishes for the future. eBook, Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? (Only $.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 ; Smashwords independent eBook seller; and a Kobo for 99 cents and anyone can read it using their Kindle/Nook Reader, smart phone, or computer.

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    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”. Please share or donate your own jewelry and try buying vintage rather than new.

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NY Parents and Children Rally Against Bullying

NY Parents & Children Rally Against NYPD Bullies March in Solidarity with Occupy Wall Street This Saturday [Today, December 10, 2011], Parents for Occupy Wall Street will march with our children from Union Square to City Hall Park to deliver a “stop bullying” message to NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly and his boss, Mayor Michael Bloomberg.  […]

Video: Our government frisks innocent, 6-year-old girl

KW: If you watch this video — which it is hard to do — you will see how the techniques the TSA uses to convince the child to succombe to this search, and feel assured, could be modeled by any child molester. This is very bad for our children, and our country. (In some places […]

New report challenges whether chocolate milk is better than no milk in schools | Grist

In setting new dietary standards, the IOM found claims that Americans are deficient in calcium and vitamin D to be greatly exaggerated. The dairy industry, which has spent millions of dollars promoting sugary flavored milk in schools based on the idea that children are threatened with a “calcium crisis,” is fighting efforts to remove flavored […]

Food coloring: Do synthetic food colors cause hyperactivity? – chicagotribune.com

While many factors can influence hyperactivity in children, including genes and environment, “there is good evidence that artificial food colors can also increase levels of hyperactivity,” said Jim Stevenson, the study’s lead author and professor emeritus in the school of psychology at the University of Southampton via Food coloring: Do synthetic food colors cause hyperactivity? […]

Are You a Spork? trailer

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vzwGxAd9GnQ] a short trailer for Kyo Maclear’s new children’s book, “Spork”, published by Kids Can Press. Illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault.  Tweeted by Naomi Klein. IW: As a Polish-Rusisan-Alsation-Czech Jew, I can only say Spork long and prosper.

U.S. Kids Don’t Drink Enough Water

“Efforts to moderate the consumption of sweetened beverages and promote plain water intake should not only continue to promote plain water for snacks, but also should recognize the importance of replacing nonnutritive beverages at meal time with plain water,” conclude study researchers Ashima K. Kant, PhD, and Barry I. Graubard, PhD, of Queens College of […]

Do not let your kids eat the hail or drink the rainwater.

Can it rain oily compounds in the Gulf of Mexico? Yes! by Chris Landau geologist & meteorologist Do not let your kids eat the hail or drink the rainwater. It is likely to contain some benzene and cyclohexane. Can it rain oily compounds? The short answer is it certainly can. It is also not complex […]

Help for Haiti 4/11/10

2 Weeks After Class Action Lawsuit Filed Over Police in NYC Schools, 12-year-old put in handcuffs

An announcement from the New York City Civil Liberties Union Full story at NYCLU: here. 2 Weeks After Class Action Lawsuit Filed Over Police in NYC Schools, Another Child Arrested for Desk Doodling February 5, 2010 — The New York Civil Liberties Union today expressed outrage over the treatment of a 12-year-old girl who was […]

PA Green Party Endorses House Bill 1994 to Outlaw Juvenile Life Sentences without Parole

Eight other states already ban juvenile life sentences without parole Pennsylvania has highest number of juveniles serving life sentences without parole in nation Last night, the Steering Committee of the Green Party of Pennsylvania votes to endorse PA House Bill 1994 to outlaw juvenile life sentences without parole. This comes as a follow-up to its […]

Photos from Willy Wonka in Long Island!

Update: The run for Willy Wonka is over. Though, there is lots more going on at the DHPAC. Including…on December 14th you can see Jazz for FREE, and on December 15th you can enjoy the FTC Chamber Orchestra for FREE. Info: here. “Willy Wonka, Jr.: On Stage At DHPAC in Long Island Just got back […]

Two articles on spanking: Spanking lowers IQ; Research from Sweden

KW: Our readers had a vibrant conversation about spanking when I posted an article about spanking being permitted at schools in Missouri. That post, with 23 comments, is: here. (excerpt from) Emax Health Spanking Can Lower Children’s Intelligence by Denise Reynolds RD / Sep 25, 2009 Two new studies suggest that children who are spanked […]

Shut down the “Army Arcade” – a way to glamorize the army to young people

There will be a demonstration on Saturday, May 2nd at the Franklin Mills Mall in Philadelphia, PA, to express community outrage about the Army Experience Center, an arcade for young people which includes bloody video games and gun play with life-like targets. A group of Long Island peace activists will attend.

If your family needs it…you will want to know the Fairy LiceMothers

A group of mothers has created a service called Fairy LiceMothers, to help families deal with lice and nits in a safe and natural manner. The Fairy LiceMothers lice treatment center is located in Oceanside, Long Island, and they can also service other New York communities.