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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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    Eco-Fashion!
    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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Please visit Peace Couple for great new ideas about compassionate shopping

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________ About The Star Graphics Above: You can find more details about these stars, plus great compassionate shopping links, over at our other website: Peace Couple. Excerpt from the Peace Couple post are below:

Fair Trade & Organic Cocktails: Summer Berry Mojito (via Autonomie Project’s Blog)

These heat waves sweeping across the country just feel relentless! We sure know how to beat the summer heat in style with delicious fair trade and organic cocktails! I mean, who is going to say no to a refreshing, cooling cocktail on a warm summer night. We have the perfect recipe for you too, including […]

Tell Hershey We Want S’more Fair Trade!

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_0sC-SDsc0&feature=player_embedded] Even though the tasty treat is satisfying is there a way to get more from your s’more? Every summer, Global Exchange runs a fair trade s’more campaign to not only bring awareness to the chocolate industry but urge big players such as Hershy’s to change their ways. The “We Want More From Our S’mores“ is trying […]

Duchess Susanna’s Guide to Peaceful, Royal Fashion

Hope you will read the rest of the story, and visit our new website, Peace Couple: here. Duchess Susanna writes: Did you see the rude headlines? What a waste of time. “Pippa wears see-through dress to Wimbledon”. Hope you did not get fooled. It was a black, crochet dress, that looked like something my Grandmother […]

The Human Cost of Not Conserving (via Autonomie Project’s Blog)

Imagine sitting around the dinner table with your family. You are laughing, and sharing the day’s events. You help yourself to a serving of mashed potatoes. You descend back into a comfortable sitting position and pick up your fork. Just as the cold steel of the fork touches your mouth, the door slams open and a wave of […]

Fair Trade Your Mom! (via Autonomie Project’s Blog)

This weekend is Mother’s Day and what a perfect time to show your love and admiration for the lady who gave birth to you.  There are many ways to give thanks to your Mother, but we at AP put together a great list of ways to show your love for your Mom and the world. […]

Is Your Easter Basket Fair Trade This Year? (via Autonomie Project’s Blog)

If this is a question you are trying to answer yes to, then we have some great ideas and tips for you! Let’s start off with the basics, chocolate, chocolate, and more chocolate! I don’t know about you guys, but this is certainly the part of Easter that I look forward to most, of course that […]

Hippity Hoppity, Your Fair Trade Easter’s On Its Way! (via Fair Trade Trends)

As our loyal readers know, we love to provide you with the inspiration and resources to Fair Trade your holiday celebrations (check out our complete guides to Fair Trading your St. Patrick’s Day, Valentine’s Day, & Halloween … Read More via Fair Trade Trends

ATTENTION ALL TEACHERS: Global Exchange’s Fourth Annual “National Valentine’s Day of Action” (via Fair Trade Trends)

From Global Exchange: “What is the National Valentine’s Day of Action? We are inviting educators to teach Global Exchange’s Fair Trade cocoa curriculum.  Educators of any kind are eligible, from standard classrooms to after-school and faith-based programs. What You Can Do: Take action by contacting at least five teachers today!!!” For a FREE cocoa curriculum […]

A Very Green Hanukkah (via Autonomie Project’s Blog)

At the blog Autonomie Project, there is a great article about green ways to celebrate Hanukkah. The article includes information and links related to: sustainable decorations, recycled menorahs, organic candles, organic and vegan foods, and responsible gifts… Starting tomorrow at Sunset, the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah begins. Holidays are a time to spend with family, […]

Boston IS Officially a FAIR TRADE CITY!! (via Autonomie Project’s Blog)

Yes, it is official! We can finally say it!! BOSTON IS AN OFFICIAL FAIR TRADE CITY! The Autonomie Project team has been committee members and incredibly active in the Fair Trade Boston organization since its inception a few years ago. You may all remember our excitement and volunteer work surrounding the Kick Off Event last […]

Video of the St. Patrick’s Day celebration in Limerick, Ireland: It was green and Green!

The video is at the Limerick Blogger: here. I did a shout out to our sister blog in Limerick. And, what a wonderful surprise I received. For 2009, the theme of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Limerick was “Go Green.” It is worth jumping to the hour long google video and at least scanning […]

Buying through our shop links supports our site and honors our work

We have had wonderful feedback about the information we bring you at OnTheWilderside. We ask that you help support this work by doing some shopping here that you would probably do somewhere, anyway. We receive a percentage of the proceeds, which helps offset the amount of time we spend working on this website. It’s win-win. […]

Have a Fair Trade Halloween

Fair Trade Trick or Treat Action Kit The first of its kind, this Fair Trade Trick or Treat Kit has everything you need to make Halloween something special. Give more than candy this year…give knowledge about the importance of Fair Trade! First launched in 2005, the Fair Trade Trick or Treat Kit now includes: