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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 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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Uneven Katrina recovery efforts often offered the most help to the most affluent

Washington Post: Uneven Katrina recovery efforts often offered the most help to the most affluent. IN NEW ORLEANS The massive government effort to repair the damage from Hurricane Katrina is fostering a stark divide as the state governments in Louisiana and Mississippi structured the rebuilding programs in ways that often offered the most help to […]

East End Report: “The Young People Speak: Coast to Coast” 8/22/10

East End Report: “The Young People Speak: Coast to Coast” Sunday August 22. The Hot 8 Brass Band from New Orleans will be featured at a Musical Rally, “The Young People Speak: Coast to Coast” at the Hayground School, 151 Mitchell Lane in Bridgehampton on Sunday ,  August 22 from 3 to 7 pm.

Cynthia McKinney: Bike4Peace Update–Biking in the Key of F: Days 12 Thru 18

Well, it was in Milford, Utah that our fellow bike traveler, Paul Stutzman, left us.  It was a particularly sad moment for me because Paul and I are carrying with us the memories of lost loved ones:  for him, it’s his wife, died of cancer–misdiagnosed and caught too late to save her; for me it’s […]

DN!: Federal Probe into Post-Katrina Shootings by Police Widens

IW: So far the poll is in favor of us still carrying DN! stories.  Guess Cynthia was right to sound the alram about incident civilians being killed in New Orleans. from DemocracyNow.org We get an update on the investigations into a spate of police shootings in New Orleans that took place in the immediate aftermath […]

Dave Zirin on Super Bowl Fever in New Orleans and the Militarization of Sport’s Biggest Spectacle

via DemocracyNow.org: Sportswriter Dave Zirin, author of A People’s History of Sports in the United States, says the New Orleans Saints’ Super Bowl appearance—at least for the moment—is boosting spirits in New Orleans on a level unseen since Hurricane Katrina. Zirin also discusses pro athletes who have stood up for gay rights and how the […]

Not Just A Snow Globe: Reflections and images of New Orleans in the snow

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DreaESqjs_4] When my Green Party friend reported on the national list-serve that there was snow falling in Baton Rouge and New Orleans, I knew it was time to dust off this idea and finish it up. – KW

Baton Rouge is completely covered in SNOW!!!! -so is New Orleans

Title above, and e-mails below posted by some Louisiana Greens in response to the latest weather there. See our wilderside video here and at the bottom of this post. (Just 3 min and 30 seconds, though we accidentally left in some blank space at the end!) Baton Rouge is completely covered in SNOW!!!!-so is New […]

Interesting political snapshot of New Orleans…

I thought the piece below had profound and interesting descriptions/opinions of the political landscape in New Orleans: http://wecouldbefamous.blogspot.com/2008/12/wow.html (If you have not heard the news: In the 2nd Congressional Race, Joseph Cao, Republican won. Malik Rahim, Green Party, gained at least 3% of the vote.)

Louisiana 4th District, Congress: Rep wins in squeeker (Dem does not concede)

The story is at: http://www.dailykingfish.com/showDiary.do?diaryId=1064 In the 4th Congressional District in Louisiana, the vote difference between Paul Carmouche (Democrat) and John Fleming (Republican) is 356 votes. The Republican is in the lead. The Democrat is specifically not conceding, and says he will wait until Tuesday, December 9th, when machines will be checked. Some notes from […]

Malik Rahim: Live results AND pure speculation

The Louisiana Secretary of State’s Office has an excellent results page, with live streaming in one corner, and the results updated quickly at the bottom. Go to that office: here. At that web-site, there are currently no results for the 2nd District race with Malik Rahim. But, good news for Malik Rahim is that, in […]

neworleans: The Times Pic playing dirty politics

Update: 12/7/08: Anh “Joseph” Cao (Republican) won. Malik Rahim  got at least 3%.  The update on Wilderside is: here. neworleans: The Times Pic playing dirty politics In the years following the collapse of the federal levees after Hurricane Katrina, activist Malik Rahim was busy organizing one of the most influential recovery organizations in the Gulf […]

Malik: French language blog gives a boost…with just hours to go

KW: Below is an article from Marian’sBlog.  I can’t understand all the French. Though, I think this article is steered toward helping Malik, as an underdog candidate, by mentioning him, and mentioning William Jefferson’s corruption charges. And, I think it ignores the Republican or the Libertarian as a choice. The article praises Malik’s work after […]

Malik Rahim for Congress: Midday update

Update: 12/7/08: Anh “Joseph” Cao (Republican) won. Malik Rahim  got at least 3%.  The update on Wilderside is: here. Note that the polls close in Louisiana at 8pm. Louisiana is one hour behind east coast time. So, look here at the Wilderside shortly after 9pm EST for possible results or exit poll info. Good news […]

Sat. Dec 6th: Elect Malik Rahim to Congress (Louisiana)

Update: 12/7/08: Anh “Joseph” Cao (Republican) won. Malik Rahim  got at least 3%.  The update on Wilderside is: here. New Orleans, Louisiana holds elections on Saturday! Hurrah for the working people! Come out to vote, Saturday, December 6, 2008! Malik Rahim is running on a platform of environmental peace and justice. Malik is a Green […]