Cheaper Food = Worse Health (via Eclectic Edibles.)

h/t Organic Consumers Association I think you get the idea here. I have no idea why Mr. Lieberman thinks that paying less for food has anything at all to do with quality of life. Diabetes, obesity, coronary disease…these have all increased dramatically as we decrease what we spend in food. I can’t speak for all […]

Art critiques Consumerism 9/19 – 11/18/07

Making the Most of It Islip Art Museum September 19 – November 18 Reception: October 14 Curator Karen Shaw presents artists who critique our consumer culture and wasteful ways by turning mundane throw-away materials into fantastic treasures.

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Wednesday, 8/29/2007: Ahmad Ali Mitchel-El on WBAI

Tomorrow, at the 6 o’clock am hour on WBAI 99.5 FM in New York City, Jim Krivo will interview Suffolk County Executive candidate Ahmad Ali Mitchel-El. The show is called “Wake Up Call” and is on from 6am to 9am. Mitchel-El is running for County Executive on the Green Party line. The discussion will include […]

Ahmad Ali Mitchel-El for Suffolk County Executive

Pictured above: Attendees at a Babylon Green program, including Ahmad Ali Mitchel-El, second from right.  Ahmad Ali Mitchel-El nominated by the Green Party On August 21, 2007, the Green Party filed signatures at the Suffolk Board of Elections to place its candidate, Ahmad Ali Mitchel-El on the ballot for County Executive. Election day is Tuesday, […]

Peace March in East Hampton, LI: Sat. Aug. 25, 2007

East Enders for Peace & Justice March/Rally Saturday, August 25 Main St East Hampton Dear Friends of Peace, The peace coalition East Enders for Peace and Justice is sponsoring a March and Rally Against the War (alas! Once again.) on Saturday, August 25 between 3 and 5:30 PM on Main Street, East Hampton. We have […]

Why vote?

How do you feel, when you go into the voting booth on election day, and you find that there is only one candidate on the ballot?Doesn’t it make you feel trapped? Doesn’t it seem suspicious? Don’ t you wonder if it could possibly be that there is only one person who is qualified to do […]

New date for Hispanic Festival – canceled

Hi. We had listed a date of next weekend for a Brentwood/Bayshore hispanic festival. I did not find details about it on a web search. Just got off the phone…and they reported that the new time and place are: Hispanic Festival Sunday, August 12, 2007 by the Deer Park train station. Oops! This was later […]

Live Earth LI: Stop Global Warming / Stop Broadwater

Several Suffolk Greens (including Kimberly Wilder and Tom Stock, pictured above) attended the free concert at the Brookhaven Amphitheatre at Bald Hill to support the idea that we need to stop the Broadwater project. The concert was connected to the Live Earth concert series for 7/7/07. There is a good article about Live Earth here. Broadwater […]

Chris Castro, Solar Cafe & NY Solarfest in LI Pulse

Update: Public Access TV (actually PEGLA TV)

Hello. Zabby is a Brookhaven resident who is very active in civics and government. I just got off the phone with her and will try to give some updates. Zabby is a prolific citizen activist, so this long post covers: What is PEGLATM?; PEGLATM gets the state legislature covered; Current projects of PEGLATM; Zabby’s TV […]

Long Island Folk Music Summer 2007 Schedule 6/27/07

Dear Folk Music Fans, Here is a Summer 2007 Schedule. I know it is missing many events. I pray that I will be able to add them before they occur. Each Governmental body has summer concerts, often free. I cannot send them out today. Check your Town or Village, and if they don’t have Folk […]

Ahmad Ali dates 6/30 – 9/1/07

More info at Saturday June 30, 6 pm – 9 at the Solar Cafe in Brentwood NY “The old Brentwood train station” Ahmad Ali Trio. Saturday June 30, 10:30 Molly Blooms, corner of Merrick Rd. and Rt 110 in Amityville, w/Ozone. Friday, July 6th, 10 pm  Lefty’s Candle Light Cafe, Hoffman Ave, Lindenhurst w/Ozone. Sunday, […]

East Coast poetry meets West Coast

RV CALIFORNIA FATHER’S DAY RAG by George Wallace (willow creek ca jun 17 2007) –father’s day 2007 i’m three thousand miles from hom but thanks to tamara jenkinson, who organized my visit, i had a wonderful poetry reading at winnett vineyards, in willow creek, last night, and like never before catching the feel of northern […]