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    Green Party Peace Sign Bumper Sticker
    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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    Please visit our Etsy shop at: Wilderside Vintage and Antique Jewelry
    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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PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse: Friday, October 2nd

A Long Island Coffeehouse promoting peace, justice, and environmental issues. Live, local music. A great place to network with like-minded souls who are peaceniks, leftists, tree huggers, and/or activists. -ows PeaceSmiths October Coffeehouse Friday, Oct. 2nd at 8pm PeaceSmiths First-of-the-Season Coffeehouse A fun gathering, with a long tradition Music by Billionaire Brian and 90’s covers […]

Friday, June 6th: PeaceSmiths Coffee, season finale!

A Long Island event… PeaceSmiths Topical, A-Typical, Folk Music, Poetry, and Whatever Coffeeehouse Fri day June 6th, 2014 at 8PM Last show of the season! Share the fun! Featuring… Mountain Maidens, local Folk singers… Pramila Venkateswaran, Poet Laureate of Suffolk County… And a PeaceSmiths tradition…Sing-a-Long with Andy Greenhouse…Plus: Open Mic…Maybe You? Info and directions at […]

PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse Videos 10/4/13

PeaceSmiths Topical, A-Typical, Folk Music, Poetry, and Whatever Coffeehouse Video Reflections of the inspiring and well-attended, Friday, October 4th Coffeehouse… Music of peace and justice with Harmonic Insurgence with director, Gene Glickman [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WSu9U4EbYJ4] Poetry with Amityville local, Lois Walker 

PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse: First of the season, this Friday, October 4th!

PeaceSmiths Topical, A-Typical, Folk Music, Poetry, and Whatever Coffeehouse Friday, October 4th at 8pm (first of the new season!) Music of peace and justice with Harmonic Insurgence with director, Gene Glickman Poetry with local Amityville poet, Lois Walker Singer/Songwriter Brian Sendrowitz of Beat Radio fame Open Mic: Maybe You? Held at: The First United Methodist […]

Port Jeff Peace March 3/30/13: Charlotte Koons poem video & Photos

Long Island peace and justice groups, gathered by North Country Peace Group, demonstrated in Port Jefferson today, to demand an end to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Charlotte Koons, a local activist and poet, read a poem written for the day. Video below… FAQ Q: Who marched in Port Jefferson, Long Island, NY today?

Sat. March 30, 2013: Long Island Peace March

Port Jefferson Peace March on March 30, 2013 Update: Video and photo at our follow-up Port Jeff Peace March post: here. Update from 3/30/2013: Peace March continues until 2:30! Good turnout, so go over if you can! Photo from today… This peace march is sponsored by the North Country Peace Group. Ian and are excited […]

Peace networking on Long Island: Fri March 1, 2013

PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse: Long Island, New York Friday, March 1, 2013 8pm to 11pm music with George Mann and Becca Hasselbrook and Open Mic: Maybe You! A great place for meeting up with peace activists, occupiers, environmentalists, and other friends(old and new)! A literature table is available for your fliers, poems, or manifestos. (Ian and I […]

Pre-election socializing on Long Island: PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse on Fri. Nov 2nd

PeaceSmiths November 2012 Coffeehouse will feature: Musician: George Mann Singer/Songwriter: Rorie Kelly A tribute to Miriam Goodman and… Your favorite campaign lit and discussion PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse Friday, November 2, 2012 8pm-11pm

LI Peace, Justice, and Occupy event: Photos and Videos from 3/24/2012

– – This is a full view of the rally after the march:

Photos & Video: Spring in Port Jefferson

Ian and I spent the afternoon wandering around Port Jefferson. There were lots of wonderful signs of Spring on Long Island. Some photos below. Video at bottom.

Sat March 24, 2012: Long Island peace, justice, occupy event

Update: The event was a success. Photos from the rally afterwards are at Flickr:here. _____________________________ A March and Vigil for Peace and Economic Justice On this 9th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, we mourn and resist the ravages of war. We stand in solidarity with the Occupy Movement as we call for an end […]

A sample of peace and justice events for Long Island

For more details, contact the sponsoring organizations or onthewilderside. We will also try to post more details asap. 2012 LI Calendar Items Lots of Occupy and Peace/Justice Events in February and March Thursday, February 23rd – Know Your Rights with the Police and ICE 6pm – 8:30 at 1090 Suffolk Ave in Brentwood Sunday, February […]

Veteran’s Day message from a veteran for peace

Statement by Camillo Mac Bica, Ph.D., Coordinator of Veterans For Peace Long Island: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M94Jlmsg7IA&w=480&h=360]

Occupy Long Island gathers at Suffolk Peace Network

Some photos of the meeting are at Flickr: here. On Tuesday evening, November 1, 2011, Suffolk Peace Network held their regular, monthly meeting at The Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington. Central to the agenda was a discussion about how Suffolk Peace Network could support local occupations throughout Long Island. Due to the excitement of the […]