Brookhaven Supervisor Says Yes to overturn Citizens United

Brookhaven elected officials Romaine, Cartright, & Kepert vote to overturn Citizens United.

Occupy the Debates! Demand fair presidential debates!

Debates must include every candidate who is on enough ballots to win the White House

Green Party CA Presidential Forum 5/12/12 with LWV & KALW’s Rose Aguilar

Presidential candidates Roseanne Barr, Kent Mesplay and Jill Stein will face-off the evening of May 12 as Green Party members all across California are getting ready to go to the polls and vote.

Health care: Where are We Now? 9/26/11

Monday, September 26 at 7pm-9 pm HEALTH CARE FORUM Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Huntington & Cinema Arts Centre “HEALTH CARE: WHERE ARE WE NOW?” Keynote Speaker: MARY DEWAR, Long Island Coalition for National Health Care FREE ADMISSION- All are welcome!  

NY Assembly Speaker Duryea (R) letter on Roe v. Wade

IW: We spent the last year culling through my parents’ archives.  Both of my parents were activists.   My mother was very much a letter-writer.  She was very involved with the League of Women Voters in the early 70s, and spent a lot of time lobbying elected officials.  Unfortunately, I do not have her letters in […]

Gasland 2/17/11

Gasland, a film by Josh Fox A Documentary about Hydraulic Fracturing and its Dangers February 17, 2011 at 7:00 PM Cinema Arts Center, 423 Park Avenue, Huntington, NY 11743 Admission: Members $10, Non-members $15 Speaking Adrienne Esposito, Exec. Director, Citizens Campaign for the Environment Reception to Follow Academy Award Nominee: Best Documentary Can you imagine […]

Green Party Watch: The League of Women Voters and the debate issue

The League of Women Voters ran presidential debates until 1988, when the Democratic and Republican parties, unhappy with the LWV’s inclusion of independent candidates like John Anderson, formed the Commission on Presidential Debates to seize control of the debates. The LWV issued a statement to announce its withdrawal of sponsorship for the debates: The League […]

“Not to stand up to protest the forces of death is to become part of them”: Hilary Rodham [sic]

We all know that Obama turned his back on the peace movement when he moved from the Illinois legislature to the US Senate.  But it is rarely discussed that Obama’s accomplice in promoting the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, was once part of an anti-war movement – – 40 years ago. […]

League of Women Voters/Cinema Arts Event: America’s Victoria!

Composer/conductor Victoria Bond played scenes from her opera “Mrs. President” at an event to celebrate Victoria Woodhull, first woman candidate for President of the United States.

LWV & Peace Action compares Cynthia McKinney to other Prez candidate

Other comparisons of the candidates are at the bottom of this post. Peace Action created a Peace Voter ’08 candidate guide that opens as a pdf. Ian’s Notes: The position on “BELIEVES THE US SHOULD PROHIBIT TORTURE AND OBEY LAWS AND TREATIES ON THE HUMANE TREATMENT OF PRISONERS.” does not take into account that neither […]

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