Posted on March 26, 2016 by iwilder
PeaceSmiths Topical, A-Typical, Folk Music, Poetry, and Whatever Coffeehouse on Friday, April 1, 2016 at 8pm presents George Mann, Chris Connolly and Open Time.
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Posted on January 7, 2016 by iwilder
Music by Zack Reyes and Poetry by Steven Schmidt plus… Open Mic!
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Posted on May 22, 2014 by iwilder
Hawkins/Jones need to receive at least 50,000 votes in the 2014 Governor election for the Green Party to retain the ballot line in NY.
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Posted on May 7, 2014 by iwilder
The Green Party of Rhode Island is seeking to create a five-state alliance of Green parties (MA-RI-CT-NY-NJ) to STOP the proposed Algonquin Pipeline expansion.
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Posted on April 7, 2014 by iwilder
Local Long Island Music for Early Spring 2014
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Posted on June 17, 2013 by iwilder
Potential New York laws includes a good foreclosure law, a good banking law, and a bad campaign finance law.
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Posted on November 6, 2012 by iwilder
Suffolk’s unlawful policy of rejecting valid voter registration applications submitted through the New York DMV’s online system.
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Posted on May 19, 2012 by iwilder
A New York City author whose book and documentary film No Impact Man helped bring climate change into popular consciousness today announces his candidacy for the United States House of Representatives.
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Posted on December 9, 2011 by iwilder
IW: I figured it was the media swallowing NY Guv Cuomo’s PR wholesale when they were reporting he was hiking taxes on the wealthy. Cuomo got elected with contributions from the Koch Bros. Cuomo stated before taking office that the rich are taxed too much already. Cuomo refused to ever discuss repealing the rebate of the stock transfer […]
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Posted on November 20, 2011 by iwilder
IW: I was at an environmental meeting tonight and people were talking about an urgent meeting we all had to go to tomorrow in New Jersey to prevent fracking in New York. None of them seemed to understand what the meeting was about, but insisted it was the way to stop fracking in NY. I […]
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Posted on October 21, 2011 by iwilder
Link to video of Pete Seeger and friends singing “We Shall Overcome” at Columbus Circle: here. To see OWS Live Stream NYC, which is planning on broadcast the concert, go: here. Really great music from Tao and friends at Youtube: here. Iconic folk singer Pete Seeger and his grandson Tao will become the latest notable […]
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