Tuesday, Dec 18th: Chance to support Move To Amend and the “corporations are not people” idea

Letter from Move to Amend Brookhaven: We are enthusiastic to share a very exciting development for Move to Amend – Brookhaven. On Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 6:30pm, at the Brookhaven Town Board meeting, the Board members will have the opportunity to vote to support a resolution that calls for a 28th Amendment to the United […]

DN!: Dr. Jill Stein Poised to Win Green Party’s Presidential Nomination

Please let Democracy Now! know that you expect them to live up to their name and give equal time to third party candidates throughout the remainder of the presidential race.

Ending the culture of Corporate Personhood

To end the myth of corporate person hood, we must work to change our entire culture’s view, not just work for the legalistic solution of a constitutional amendment.

ACLU is still asking the wrong questions about Citizens United

With the influx of tens of millions of undisclosed dollars into this year’s presidential race, the ACLU is publicly re-examining its support of the Citizens United Supreme Court case which removes all controls over corporate spending in politics.  The ACLU is questioning whether it underestimated the effect of these super-sized contributions in balancing the right of the […]

A sample of peace and justice events for Long Island

For more details, contact the sponsoring organizations or onthewilderside. We will also try to post more details asap. 2012 LI Calendar Items Lots of Occupy and Peace/Justice Events in February and March Thursday, February 23rd – Know Your Rights with the Police and ICE 6pm – 8:30 at 1090 Suffolk Ave in Brentwood Sunday, February […]

Occupy Long Island occupies the courts (video and info)

Occupy Long Island visits the Federal Courthouse in CI Story and video at Long Island Press: here. Occupy Wall Street activists from Long Island participated in the “Occupy The Courts” January 20th action inspired by Move To Amend. Occupiers gathered outside the big, white, Federal Court in Central Islip. They were  protesting Citizens United, the recent […]

Green Party Stands United Against Citizens United

Today – on the one-year anniversary of the Citizens United v. FEC decision that legalized unrestrained corporate spending on federal elections – the Green Party re-affirms its opposition to corporate personhood, corporate speech rights, and corporate control of America’s public spaces, media, and elections. After the Supreme Court decided in a 5-4 decision to strike […]

Election Outcomes: How the 2010 elections made history, affected the political landscape, and shaped my world

The facts and figures in this piece are largely from two places: “Twenty ways the 2010 election made history“, (posted at San Francisco Chronicle) and posts and links from “Endgame” daily roundup) and other articles at the Daily Politics blog. Kimberly writes: Yesterday, I discovered that the overall affect that this election had on me […]

Nader statement on Supreme Court decision: Time to rise up against corporate domination

Ralph Nader ran for President of the United States with the Green Party, and more recently as an independent candidates. The following statement was posted at Nader.org on Thursday, January 21. 2010: Statement of Ralph Nader on Supreme Court Decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission

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