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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

    Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? eBook on Amazon

    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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10/29 late night EST: Many occupies under attack

There are at least four occupies under attack right now. I only have three! Unless, they mean Oakland, which is strange tonight. Occupy Denver, Occupy Austin, Occupy London all in trouble now. Consider being a witness on the LiveStreams or local news if you are awake. Global LiveStream: (Often shows where things are hot. Now […]

Remembrances of Harry Chapin, Part II

IW: . . . .  Harry’s second most famous song is “Taxi”.  It contained the painful audience participation that adorns the other t-shirt in Sandy’ shop.  The phrase ends an encounter between Harry the taxi-driver and a now-married ex-girlfriend, neither of whom seem happy with their life choices:

A Country Without Libraries by Charles Simic

IW:  Libraries are not some socialist institution that needs to be drowned in Grover Norquist’s bathtub.  They were established in this country by uber-capitalist Ben Franklin. And that sentiment was conitnued by the robber barons such as Andrew Carnegie who said:  “There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public […]

Awakening: Our country is war

At the Democratic Convention in Denver, Joe Biden said: “Whose judgment should we trust? Should we trust John McCain’s judgment, when he said only three years ago, ‘Afghanistan, we don’t read about it anymore because it’s succeeded?’ “Or should we trust Barack Obama, who more than a year ago called for sending two additional combat […]

Good article: DNC: Inside the Protest Zone

KW* Interesting article from way back on Monday of the convention in Denver. Good coverage of the Green Party Presidential ticket. DNC: Inside the Protest Zone By By Matt Brady Grand Junction CO, Colorado Monday, August 25, 2008 Denver — Reveling in a turnout that began as hundreds and swelled into at least a thousand […]

Cindy Sheehan explains Democrats, endorses Cynthia McKinney

Peace Mom/peace activist Cindy Sheehan is in Denver for various shadow conventions, including Recreate ’68 events. Cindy Sheehan is running for Congress in San Francisco (opposite Nancy Pelosi.) Cindy has said at this outdoor event and also at a Mercury Cafe event, that she supports Ralph Nader in his campaign for President, though she ENDORSES […]

Weird stuff at Common Dreams

This is only curiosity and speculation. With some questioning thrown in for good measure. Common Dreams is a web-site with progressive, national and international news. Like other, similar sites, it often leans too much towards Democrats and the two party system. Though, they occasionally cover the Green Party and Ralph Nader. I was disappointed to […]

CNN: McKinney slams Democrats over Iraq war funding

from the CNN Political Ticker These days McKinney is the Green Party nominee for President, and she’s blasting the Democrats in Congress for not cutting off funding to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. “I’ve been liberated from the values that I believe are the failed values of the Democratic party. I’m proud to be […]

Q: Why did they pick Nancy Pelosi…

to bang the gavel at the Democratic Convention? A: So, she can declare that Hillary Clinton is off the table.

Where to go for Democratic Convention coverage…

KW: Well, not here, so much. I mean, here and there we might post a story about our Green Party candidates speaking outside the convention, or really good demonstrations that raise important issues. But, in many ways, I figure, let the Democrats have their convention. Just like the Green Party wanted to hold our convention […]

Cindy Sheehan at Recreate 68, Denver

from Phones in the Fridge on Indy Bay Today, CFC participated in the Recreate ’68 rally on the steps of the State Capitol here in Denver—there were awesome speeches, especially by Cynthia McKinney (Green Party Presidential Candidate) and Ron Kovic (disabled Vietnam Vet and subject of Born on the 4th of July).

Updated: Cynthia McKinney at Recreate-68 in Denver

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hzoiIQSanx4] Green Party presidential candidate Cynthia McKinney speaks at the R-eCreate ’68 rally outside the DNC on Sunday, August 24, 2008. Video by Don DeBar. Cynthia McKinney Remarks DNC Stop the War Protest August 24, 2008 Our country has been hijacked and the Democrats have proven themselves to have been in  on the plan.  When […]

Peace Activists: Don’t let the Democrats chain you in

This message is especially for members and former members of the Re-create 68 coalition who are disillusioned with the current happenings. Also, for anyone who is still enrolled in the Democratic Party, dreaming that their party will someday bring peace. photo by Jonathanpberger Creative Commons Remember the “Free Speech Zone” at the Democratic National Convention […]