Hofstra Debate 2012: Stein Arrested & Dinner with the Governor

There were so many fascinating wonderful first Amendment moments happening outside of the debate.

Newsday on NY Guv’s debate: About Howie Hawkins’s Southern accent (and more)

Below is a post from the last Governor campaign in 2010. For 2014, Howie Hawkins is once again the Green Party candidate for Governor of New York. There was a 4-way debate which included Howie Hawkins on October 22, 2014 in Buffalo. _____________________________________ “I think the media’s coverage afterward, they did not deal with the […]

Hofstra Debate: Link to full video, PLUS other great video and interesting news

Watch the Debate! You can find the full video of the 2010  Hofstra, NY Governor Debate at YNN: here. (Thanks to Chris Garvey for the link.) [And, another, back up link on NY1: here] Jimmy McMillan Creates A Stir! An interesting update is that Yahoo has put Rent-Is-2-Damn-High candidate Jimmy McMillan on their front page. […]

Hofstra Debate: Notes from an eyewitness…

Kimberly writes: So, I was able to attend the debate as a friend of the Green Party. I was sitting in the special seating on the ground floor. Though, in the last row (right in front of the stand for the still photographers.) Some impressions: It was all very exciting. The moderators were Doug Geed […]

We’re In!!! (Quick post from Hofstra debate)

[For fuller comments on the Governor Debate, see onthewilderside eyewitness account: here.] After much ado about the tickets that we were not supposed to need, we are finally in. Much to some our friend’s chagrin, as Green Party members, we are guests of the Hawkins campaign and are seated on the floor. This might be […]

Guv debate: Please comment here PLUS other places to comment and where to watch

Ian and I hope to be attending the NY Governor Debate at Hofstra this evening. If so, we will see if there is a way at intermission to give an update and/or we will post some thoughts afterward. We do hope that the community of onthewilderside readers, politicos, third party supporters, and people who stumbled […]

All candidates invited to a NY Governor debate at Hofstra, LI

[For post-debate, eyewitness commentary by onthewilderside, go: here.] [To add your own live comments to the debate, please go to our community discussion post: here] [For Ian Wilder’s 10/17 analysis of “the real face-offs” in the debate, go: here.] [Update: As of Thursday evening, 10/7, all seven candidates have confirmed for this debate.] (excerpt from) […]

Video of Hofstra Debate Peace Demo & Free Speech Zone

A variety of images from the peace demonstration surrounding the 10/15/08 Presidential Debate at Hofstra University. This is from the early afternoon, and has footage of a LI Veteran for Peace (LIVFP) speaking from the Public Area/Free Speech stage. Also includes various partisan and non-partisan activists: Cynthia McKinney supporter Ian Wilder; musician Johnny Phillips; Sister […]

Hofstra: Victoria Woodhull stands for Open Debates

Live Blogging from Hofstra During the Hofstra re-enactment of the schisms in the Suffragette movement. Mrs. Woodhull believed that all candidates should be able to participate, “especially if they are not Democrats and Republicans” whom she opposed as a presidential candidate in 1870.

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