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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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Hofstra Debate: Third Party Round-Up and Protest Photo Gallery

Protest photos galore – political celebrities, posters, marches, and more – at our Hofstra Debate Photo Gallery on Flickr Above: Mike McDermott for Congress at the Hofstra Presidential Debates Hofstra Debate. Mike McDermott is on the ballot, as a Libertarian, for Congress, 3rd District, Long Island, NY. Even though he is ballot-qualified, News12 is excluding […]

Hofstra Debate 2012: Stein Arrested & Dinner with the Governor

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

Rent Is Too Damn High candidate to run for President

KW writes: Thanks to my IPR community for the tip on this story… From The New York Observer/PolitickerNY: Jimmy McMillan Says He Will Challenge Obama in ’12 (Story with video) By David Freedlander / December 23, 2010 Perhaps the whole country now will hear the baby’s stomach growl. Rent Is Too Damn High gubernatorial candidate […]

Small snapshot of third party chances: Suffolk results coming in

11/3 Update on Green Party 0f NYS and ballot line: With 56,868 votes reported at The Washington Post election site, it appears that the Green Party has surpassed the mark and received 50,000 votes for Governor. That means that the Green Party of New York State has automatic ballot status (again). The Green Party will […]

MTA raises tolls on bridges and tunnels, makes cuts to service for disabled

(excerpt from) from DNAInfo MTA Raises Tolls on Bridges and Tunnels / October 27, 2010 Drivers as well as bus and subway riders will all be paying more for their commutes beginning on Dec. 30. By Jill Colvin MIDTOWN — Straphangers aren’t the only ones who will have to shell out more cash to commute […]

Jimmy McMillan: Viral video count, third party poll, and more…

Kimberly writes: Okay, I am not sure if you should vote for Rent Is Too Damn High candidate Jimmy McMillan. Though, you sure have to give him credit! He has gotten his message across. He has launched a message and a slogan that is at three million plus views and counting. As of 5:19pm on […]

Third Gubernatorial Option for NY: A Green New Deal? » New Deal 2.0

BC: How do you view our current political system?Guv cand Howie Hawkins (G-NY): Liberals have to realize that the Democratic Party is a complete dead end. Obama is all image but not policy substance. If you look closely, he’s really corporate and conservative. Cuomo is the lesser evil. He says he will slash everything. He’s […]

Green Party New York: Cuomo the Second Tea Party Candidate

Last night Andrew Cuomo confirmed every fear that progressive and independent voters have about his run for governor. Most thought it a silly joke when, in mid-September, the Democrat Party candidate claimed that he, and not the Republican Carl Paladino, was the real Tea Party candidate. Any doubts about this claim were dashed at the Hofstra […]

L mag: Who is Howie Hawkins and Why Is He Debating Paladino and Cuomo Tonight?

This is a couple of days late, but it is an interesting article. A vote for Cuomo is a vote for his conservative economic program. If you’re a progressive, a Cuomo vote is a wasted vote. It gives away your power. Cuomo will take you for granted, because what are you going to do, vote […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Real Face-offs in the 10/18/10 NY Guv Debate

Below is excellent pre-debate commentary by Ian Wilder. For post-debate commentary from Kimberly Wilder (with Ian’s post-debate in comments) please go: here. Also, you can find full video of the live debate: here. OK, the corporate media keep playing up the face-off between Paladino and Cuomo like it is some kind of WWE event.  I […]

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) […]