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 […]

Occupy Lives! September 2015: 4th Anniversary Events in NYC

Occupy Wall Street has joined energy with other movements such as Black Lives Matter and New Yorkers Against Bratton to create a full day of sharing, visioning, and protesting on the fourth anniversary of Occupy Wall Street. Thursday, September 17, 2015 Morning til night Some FaceBook links and more info below concerning schedules and speakers. Summary: […]

4pm: Eating pizza with Occupy on Wall Street, Monday, 9-22-14

Yesterday was just the Global Warming parade! This afternoon, activists and occupiers take to Wall Street. Find updates with Twitter update #FloodWallStreet. Thousands of occupiers. Moving sit-ins. I think the action is focused on Broadway. Street closed at one point between Exchange Place and The Bull. There is some police activity. Tim Pool is doing […]

Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? eBook

In the eBook, the Occupy movement is explored through original reporting, essays, photographs, cartoons, poetry, essays, and reviews.

Conservative Group targets protesters with personal database

from Facing South Sue Sturgis / June 19, 2013 via Portside list-serve Art Pope-funded group launches database targeting Moral Monday arrestees The John W. Pope Civitas Institute, a conservative think tank based in Raleigh, N.C., has launched a database targeting people who’ve been arrested as part of the Moral Monday nonviolent protests at the state […]

Occupy Wall Street is back at Liberty Plaza/Zuccotti Park

Occupy Wall Street’s Twitter account @OccupyWallStNYC reports that Liberty Plaza/Zuccotti Park has been successfully reoccupied tonight. They report about 1,000 occupiers. To follow events, plug in the hashtag #ReOccupy at Twitter. To see the background, and a scheduled of planned events, go to the NYC General Assembly website: here. Tweet from earlier this evening (Saturday, […]

LI Coffeehouse: PeaceSmiths on Fri. May 3, 2013

PeaceSmiths MAY Coffeehouse Friday, May 3, 2013 8pm to 11pm At the FUMC in Amityville * Singer/Songwriter John Myles * Poet Herb Wahlsteen * Musician, Guitarist, Songster Eli Maniscalco *Open Mic: Maybe you???!

Occupy May Day 2013 events in NYC

Occupy May Day NYC update: -Police actions and arrests noted in NY Times article: At Least Five Protesters Arrested (especially during Tompkins Square to Union Square march) -Story and video of the NYC march, with comments by former NY Governor candidate Jimmy “Rent Is Too Damn High” McMillan and others at Press TV: here. Lots […]

2/7/13: Help for housing market and foreclosures: Letter to Obama

KW writes: Ian has been concerned about the tenure of Edward DeMarco, the Acting Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). DeMarco has made some bad and conservative decisions, such as not approving principle reduction for mortgages. This is a good time to fix the situation. Representative Elijah Cummings is inviting House members to […]

Merry Christmas! Music Videos for Peaceniks, Occupiers, and Activists

from 99 Silver Bells and other Occupy Christmas Carols ………(was our Peace Song of the Day for 12/13/11) __________________________________ Below: Happy Xmas (War Is Over): Peace Song for 12/12/2011

Activist Interviews about Election Day at 11/4/12 Nader-Moderated Debate

Flowers, Zeese, Manksi, & Wilcox discuss Election Day

Jill Stein: You are powerful! Don’t waste your vote!

Jill Stein, Green Party candidate for President, gives a pre-election, voter pep talk. There are great quotes in here for people who want to get out the vote, and convince their friends to think out-of-the-box and vote third party or independent! See pull quotes under the video. Dr. Jill Stein says:

Another police killing: What if there were no police?

The latest police failure is the story of a police officer in Houston, Texas, who shot and killed a man, who was a double-amputee, who was in his wheelchair. [Story at CNN: here] The man had been threatening the officer with what turned out to be a pen. Below is my essay, previously published at […]

Occupy Wall Street: Sept 15, 16, and 17 anniversary actions

Sunday, Sept 16th update: For full schedule of Sept 16 & 17 events, see #S17 webpage: One of the big events for today, Sunday 9/16/12 is an Occupy Anniversary Concert at Foley Square from 1pm to 6pm _________________ Saturday, Sept 15th posts: Occupy Wall Street folks are on the move, and now in the […]

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