Discussion with Riverhead Town Board about “Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric”

Riverhead Town Board and a diverse group of experts, who presented different viewpoints in regards to the “misinformation” centered around civil rights.

Conservative Group targets protesters with personal database

from Facing South Sue Sturgis / June 19, 2013 via Portside list-serve Art Pope-funded group launches database targeting Moral Monday arrestees The John W. Pope Civitas Institute, a conservative think tank based in Raleigh, N.C., has launched a database targeting people who’ve been arrested as part of the Moral Monday nonviolent protests at the state […]

Green Party of Suffolk Joins Move to Amend: Brookhaven

The Green Party of Suffolk has become a part of Move to Amend: Brookhaven (movetoamend.org/ny-brookhaven).

Drum roll, please…Winner of The Strip Search Limerick Contest

Strip-Search For Poetry: A Limerick Contest For The Supreme Court The results are in for the contest we held to create limericks about the Supreme Court’s horrible decision on strip searches, which has decimated the 4th Amendment of the Constitution.  With this recent decision, any person who will be held in the “general population” in […]

Bill of Rights contest: Please submit words, art, media

Which Amendment in The Bill of Rights is the most important to you? Contest sponsored by… The Suffolk Chapter of the New York Civil Liberties Union and The Suffolk County Library Association Details, Rules, and Deadlines: here. Submit by April 17, 2012

Prez hopeful Jill Stein (G) video message of change, on which real hope depends

In this first video message from Jill Stein, the Green Party presidential candidate addresses the White House’s recent agreements to violate the 6th, 7th, and 8th Amendments to the Constitution, to speed up the timetable on the Keystone Pipeline, and to eliminate the national health care standard. In the message, Dr. Stein says that, “I’m […]

Tim DeChristopher’s Court Speech: ‘This Is What Patriotism Looks Like’ (via Food Freedom)

April 2012 Update: Tim DeChristopher was put in isolation, and now seems to be let out of isolation. Story at The L Magazine: here. _____________________________ Tim DeChristopher, whose act of civil disobedience stopped the illegal auction of oil and gas leases on thousands of acres of public land, was sentenced yesterday to two years in […]

Is there hope to stop the TSA grope?: A bill in Texas. Happenings in 8 other states.

Below are clips from various articles about a bill in Texas that would fine TSA workers who touched the private parts of passengers without having probable cause. What happened: The bill was proposed, and won in the Texas House. The bill was withdrawn, because the federal government said that if it passed, they would shut […]

Laurence Tribe Decries Unconstitutional Treatment of Private Bradley Manning

A few days after Barack Obama gave that inspiring acceptance speech, having won the Democratic nomination for the presidency, Laurence Tribe, the preeminent constitutional law professor and scholar at Harvard Law School, circulated a letter about just how smart Obama is.  Tribe hired him as a research assistant during his first year of law school, […]

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 to Congress: Prove Your Love for the Constitution

Green Party leaders challenge the new Congress to restore the rule of law after a decade of constitutional violations and abuses of power by Presidents and other officials • Greens cite election theft, vote theft, torture, warrantless surveillance of US citizens, official lies and impunity, ‘preemptive’ military attacks, denied rights in DC and Puerto Rico […]

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 […]

ttly is top Banned Book for BBW 9/25/10 – 10/2/10

Celebrating the Freedom to Read via ALA | Banned Books Week How many Banned and Challenged Classics have you read? Have your read any of the top ten most frequently challenged books of 2009? Do you know the Books Challenged and/or Banned – 2009-2010 (PDF) Book on text messaging teens prompts most book challenges of […]

CT Green Party calls for Special Session to “Fix” Unconstitutional Public Campaign Financing

The Green Party of Connecticut  called on the General Assembly  to reform the “Clean Elections” Law ,which was   struck down as unconstitutional  by  the  Federal Court,  as soon as possible, and not appeal the ruling to other courts, which would cost the taxpayers more money in legal fees and could take months in the courts. […]

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