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    Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? eBook

    Thinking about Hong Kong? Reflections on the previous,NYS/US phase of the occupy/democracy spirit. 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;  and Smashwords independent EBook seller for 99 cents and anyone can read it using their Kindle/Nook Reader, smart phone, or computer.

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2/7/13: Help for housing market and foreclosures: Letter to Obama

KW writes: Ian has been concerned about the tenure of Edward DeMarco, the Acting Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). DeMarco has made some bad and conservative decisions, such as not approving principle reduction for mortgages. This is a good time to fix the situation. Representative Elijah Cummings is inviting House members to […]

News12 LI excludes third party candidate from debate

Mike McDermott is on the ballot, as a Libertarian, for Congress, 3rd District, Long Island, NY. Even though he is ballot-qualified, News12 is excluding him from their debates. The e-mail excerpted below is from a Libertarian-minded, occupy friend. Please help if you believe in ballot access. Letters-to-the-editor might be useful. And, an e-mail for News12 […]

No Impact Man running for Congress on Green Party line

A New York City author whose book and documentary film No Impact Man helped bring climate change into popular consciousness today announces his candidacy for the United States House of Representatives.

Article: Who are the Occupy Wall Street protesters? (including political breakdown)

There is an article in the NY Times that reveals a Fordham professor’s survey of Occupy Wall Street demonstrators. Thanks to Independent Political Report for the story. Summary of question about political party identification. Of 301 adults who responded: 39% said they did not identify with any political party 24% said they were Democrats 11% […]

Ready to rumble for jobs, not war and more weapons? (via Peace Action Blog)

By Judith Le Blanc Something is missing in the swirl of news reporting on the debt ceiling deal struck on August 2 by the Congress and the President for close to $1 trillion in cuts in discretionary programs over the next decade. Will the 58% of  discretionary spending that goes to the Pentagon take a […]

Mayors See End to Wars as Fix for Struggling Cities

So when downturn-weary mayors from around the country gathered here on Friday for the annual meeting of the United States Conference of Mayors, they decided to make a statement: they introduced a resolution calling for the speedy end of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and calling on Congress to use the $126 billion a […]

NY Tea Party hates Democracy 4/7/11

IW: The Tea Party seems no different than the Democratic and Republican Parties that also exclude Green Party candidates. “With all of their talk of the Constitution and Democracy,” he said, “you would not expect them to be as hypocritical as they are.” “It’s bull—- that they didn’t invite me. It says right on the […]

Green Party Nominates Ian “Koch” Murphy for Congress (26-NY)

Will Challenge Major Parties on Peace, Budget Priorities, Single Payer Health Care, Worker Rights The Green Party of NY State has officially nominated Ian Murphy as its candidate for upcoming special Congressional election in the 26th District.  The Green Party said it wanted to provide an alternative to the anti-worker, pro-war, pro-corporate, anti-environmental agenda of the Democratic and Republican Parties. The […]

Heartless Idiot of the Decade Award goes to…

This quote is from a Newsday story about Peter King’s Congressional Hearings to investigate Muslim-Americans: …Dr. M. Zuhdi Jasser, a Scottsdale, Ariz., physician who in 2003 founded the American Islamic Forum for Democracy, like Bihi, blamed established American Muslim advocacy groups for a perceived lack of cooperation between Muslim civic leaders and law enforcement. “Too […]

Nader: ‘Mad as Hell’ in Madison

There is an ideological plan driving these corporatists. They create “useful crisis” and then hammer the unorganized people to benefit the wealthy classes. Governor Walker last year gave $140 million in tax breaks to corporations. This fiscal year’s deficit is $137 million. Note this oft-repeated dynamic. President Obama caved to the Minority party Republicans in […]

In DC today: Court hearing for an Asa Gordon case

As our regular readers may know, Asa Gordon is an electoral activist and Green Party member who studies election law, and attempts to improve the political and electoral system with pro se law suits on important issues. You can look at some of Asa Gordon’s ideas at his website: www.electors.us Today is an important and […]

Judiciary Committee Hearing on Wikileaks and electronic privacy…

KW: I will tell you that I am a little confused about what is going and where. So, please feel free to hunt down info for yourself. I believe that there is a hearing going on for Congresspeople now about Wikileaks. And, I think Nader is testifying. EFF – The Electronic Frontier Foundation – is […]

Nader: Letter to President Obama On Extending Bush Tax Cuts

It may be that you believe that trading off $120 billion in retained income for the Rich is worth persuading the Republicans to support $18 billion for an extension of unemployment benefits to people out of work. With your Party controlling both the White House and the Congress until January 1, 2011, that is a […]

Nader: Where Left and Right Converge

Earlier this year, Barney Frank and Ron Paul convened the Sustainable Defense Task Force, consisting of experts “spanning the ideological spectrum.” They recommended a 10-year, $1 trillion reduction in Pentagon spending that disturbed some in the military-industrial complex. Other members of Congress were surprised by this improbable combination of lawmakers taking on such a taboo […]

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