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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

    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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Broad Coalition Urges Suffolk County Legislators to Oppose Prepaid Cell Phone Registry

A coalition more than 30 civil rights, immigrants’ rights, labor, social justice, community and interfaith organizations today urged members of the Suffolk County Legislature to oppose a bill that would mandate the creation and maintenance of a prepaid cell phone registry in Suffolk County. I.R. 1266, which is scheduled to be voted on tomorrow, would […]

Brentwood girl, a four-year-old who is a US citizen, deported

Update: April 2011 – Emily Ruiz is home safe, with her parents, in the US. Story: here. (excerpt from) Long Island Press Brentwood Girl, 4-year-old US Citizen, Deported By Timothy Bolger on March 23rd, 2011 A 4-year-old Brentwood girl has been deported to Guatemala despite the fact that she is a U.S. citizen… Customs and […]

Defend birthright citizenship!

Hat/Tip to IPR. Party for Socialism and Liberation editorial: On Jan. 5., anti-immigrant lawmakers from across the country held a press conference in Washington, D.C., announcing new legislation in 14 states aimed at undermining birthright citizenship. The same racist Arizona lawmakers who authored SB 1070 are introducing a bill that would issue a different type […]

Mexico says US border agent killed boy

(excerpt from) TVNZ Mexico says US border agent killed boy Published: 4:53PM Thursday January 06, 2011 Source: Reuters A US Border Patrol agent was involved in a shooting on the Arizona border with Mexico on Wednesday that resulted in the death of a 17-year-old boy trying to illegally scale the border fence, Mexican police said. […]

Rally 12/9/10: Demand Gov. Paterson Withdraw from Unjust Immigration Program

At a rally tomorrow in front of Governor Paterson’s Manhattan Office, the will join dozens of state and local immigrants’ rights organizations to urge the governor to affirm his support for immigrant families by withdrawing New York State from Secure Communities, a misguided federal program that targets immigrants and weakens public safety.

Forum on Arizona Immigration Law SB1070 9/16/10

The Long Island Hispanic Bar Association and Touro Law Center To Hold Immigration Forum on Arizona Law and Other State and Local Attempts To Address Immigration Issues Arizona’s passage of its new immigration law, SB 1070, in May of this year reignited a debate over the United States’ immigration system and enforcement policy. The debate […]

Sweet Honey in the Rock, featuring Yonas, release “Are a Nation?” in Response to Arizona’s SB-1070

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5vOwAfLD_ag] “…I have always believed art is the conscience of the human soul and that artists have the responsibility not only to show life as it is but to show life as it should be. … Sweet Honey In The Rock has withstood the onslaught. She has been unprovoked by the 30 pieces of silver. […]

Virginia Attorney General wants immigration checks

(excerpt from) Politico Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli wants immigration checks …In a legal opinion issued by his office Friday, Cuccinelli wrote, “It is my opinion that Virginia law enforcement officers, including conservation officers may, like Arizona police officers, inquire into the immigration status of persons stopped or arrested.”…

LI Anti-SB1070/Arizona Law Rally: Video

Two videos from the day Summary video with many voices: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-y7wc1ZA-0o] Rachel from Port Jefferson Video with one woman’s in depth analysis and opinion:

“My mom doesn’t have papers…”: A daily drama on Long Island?

Update: July 2010: An excellent report by the NYCLU, with link to a list of some of the offending school districts. If your school district is one of them, think about speaking out to your school board. Be kind to the disadvantaged young people in your community. Kimberly writes: You may have heard the story […]

Pablo Alvarado comments on: Obama, immigration, and Arizona 1070

A statement by Pablo Alvarado, Director of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network, in reaction to reports of the President’s plan to send National Guard troops to the Arizona border. Alvarado asks President Obama to use his authority to immediately block the implementation of 1070.

Fri. April 9th: Play about Marcelo Lucero, at Adelphi University

based on a press release from Adelphi University “What Killed Marcelo Lucero?” A play about immigration and hate convenes activists at Adelphi University on Friday, April 9, 2010 at 6:30pm. Garden City, NY / Adelphi University’s Center for Social Innovation and Levermore Global Scholars Program are co-sponsoring the interactive theater piece, “What Killed Marcelo Lucero?”, […]

Suffolk Police, federal probes and better practices…

Gggggrrrr! It is such a shame that our biggest, local newspaper is Newsday, and they cut and ran behind a pay wall. It is really abusive of them to use our elected officials as sources, and take all the privileges of the media, and then force people to pay Newsday, or use their other corporate […]

Immigration reform rally at Schumer’s office postponed

Due to the inclement weather conditions we will experience into the night, it has been decided that the rally in support of Comprehensive Immigration Reform that was to take place in front of Sen. Schumer’s office tomorrow (Thursday, February 11, 2010) is POSTPONED until further notice. A good place to keep up-to-date with the new […]