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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.
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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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Yesterday was some day…

So, yesterday was World Peace Day. And, Ian and I hoped to do some comment or post about it, but it slipped by. Here are some things that took our attention on Peace Day:

Troy Davis is being killed right now

Update Wednesday night at 11:21pm: Troy Davis died at 11:08pm. The reporters allowed in are now telling what happened. For his last words, Troy Davis asserted his innocence, told the family he was not the one who killed their son, and then forgave and blessed the prison guards. _____________ The government of Georgia and the […]

10:22PM – Troy Davis refused stay. Execution appears imminent.

At 10:22pm, Democracy Now! reports that the Supreme Court has denied the stay. It seems expected that Troy Davis will be executed soon. Live Coverage at Democracy Now: https://www.democracynow.org/

Troy Davis: Live coverage on Democracy Now!

Update Wednesday night at 11:21pm: Troy Davis died at 11:08pm. The reporters allowed in are now telling what happened. For his last words, Troy Davis asserted his innocence, told the family of the man killed, that he was not the one who killed their son, and then forgave and blessed the prison guards. Update Wednesday […]

Troy Davis scheduled for execution on Wed. Sept 21: Take action

LIVE coverage of the scene at the scheduled execution from Democracy Now! is: here. __________ Update: Troy Davis died at 11:08pm Georgia time. The media who were allowed inside will be coming out to do interviews with the other press. Update: At 10:22pm, Democracy Now! reports that the Supreme Court has denied the stay. It […]

NAACP urges action for Troy Davis

From an NAACP e-mail action alert: There isn’t much time. This is truly a matter of life and death. Troy Davis could be executed as early as next month, even though seven of the nine witnesses recanted their statements and the alleged murder weapon still has not been found. Last week, I sent the email […]

1/14/2011 – Five Towns Forum: DNA and the criminal justice system

Five Towns Forum P.O. Box 273, Hewlett, New York 11557 Telephone – (516) 623-5689 an independent organization dedicated to free discussion of pertinent national and international issues The Innocence Project and the Impact of DNA Exonerations on the Criminal Justice System A Talk by Maddy deLone Friday evening, January 14th Innocence Project Executive Director Maddy […]

Today: Oklahamo set to execute man with drugs meant for animals

“John David Duty is scheduled to be executed in McAlester, Okla. later today…” Story: here.

Action Alert: Stop execution of Henry Skinner in Texas

Update! March 24, 2010: Execution delayed by Supreme Court. News story: here. Check on updates with anti-death penalty group: here. The National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty [NCADP] urges you to continue Shouting From the Rooftops about the possibility that we’ve executed innocent people in this country. Part of that work also means Shouting […]

Update on scheduled execution of Robert Lee Thompson in TX

Update/Sad news on Thursday evening: Robert Lee Thompson is dead. He was executed today. Perry rejects clemency in death penalty case Accomplice executed for 1996 convenience store slaying. By Mike Ward / Friday, November 20, 2009 “Rejecting a rare recommendation to commute a death sentence, Gov. Rick Perry refused Thursday to stop the execution of […]

Help support a Racial Justice Act in regards to the death penalty

If you are an opponent of the death penalty, or if the Henry Louis Gates wrongful arrest story has you thinking about racial profiling and bias in our criminal justice system, please consider helping out with this bill. It is in regards to North Carolina law. Though, passing it would create an interesting precedent and […]

New Mexico has repealed the death penalty

from: Equal Justice USA Breaking News March 18, 2009 New Mexico has just repealed the death penalty! Today Governor Bill Richardson signed a bill to replace the death penalty with life without the possibility of parole.

Urge Gov. Perdue to Support Clemency for Troy Davis

Urge Gov. Perdue to Support Clemency for Troy Davis Posted using ShareThis Troy Davis faces execution for the murder of Police Officer Mark MacPhail in Georgia, despite a strong claim of innocence. 7 out of 9 witnesses have recanted or contradicted their testimony, no murder weapon was found and no physical evidence links Davis to […]

MD: Is the Ocassional Murder of an Innocent Justified?

Human Rights Now – Amnesty International USA Blog Is it worth the risk, Maryland? When testifying before state lawmakers in 2007, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley asked “Can the death penalty ever be justified as public policy when it inherently necessitates the occasional taking of wrongly convicted, innocent life?” According to Michael May, a former military […]