TWL: Things We Love |

TWL will focus us on exploring what more of what peace means in the  rest of our lives, such as what it means to freecycle; to be a vegetarian; a locavore; a community member; to use nonviolent communication; and to clean with vinegar.  And more.   But first, We want to hear from you! What […]

Election Night musings and links

To see how the election has affected the Peace Index, see post and chart at Peace Couple: here. National results which include third parties at Politico: here. 2012 Suffolk County Election Results at the Board of Elections: here Voting is brisk on Long Island. At the left is a photo of our polling place in […]

Two new videos at Peace Couple

“Free Me From Me“: Long Island singer/songwriter David Jensen performs his original song. (Peace Song of the Day video for 4/24/2012): And… Video of Susanna, Duchess of Peace, singing “Little Drops of Water“: here. (Peace Song of the Day video for 4/23/2012) More like this at: Peace Couple

Tragic Shopping: Words found while looking for Black Friday shopping statistics

Kw writes: I could just sit down and cry after reading these words. Yesterday, I participated in Buy Nothing Day. It is an attempt to boycott hyper-consumerism, and support the idea that people and workers should have one day of relaxation, instead of shopping stress. I thought “fear shopping” was bad enough, when people are […]

Make your best sign. Wave it at your local politicians!

Tuesday, November 8th is Election Day. Today is your today to make a miniature sign, and wave it at the politicos and elected officials in your neighborhood. You can do this by pulling levers or writing things on the ballot! If you must, you could even use the pencil provided to draw a picture on […]

Occupy Long Island (or, at least Suffolk County)

Update: Info on Black Friday, Nov 25, 2011 demo at Smith Haven Mall: here. As you may have noticed, onthewilderside is very excited about all the energy to combat corporate greed, address Wall Street injustice, and occupy the world with a new attitude of democracy and cooperation. We have been excited to bring you lots […]

WikiLeaks suspends publishing to fight financial blockade

Dear Reader: Did you know that Wikileaks was still in trouble? Not sure I realized how badly. I also did not realize that the banks and credit card companies were still wrongly blocking donations. See how to defy their blockade below. – KW (excerpt from) Guardian UK WikiLeaks suspends publishing to fight financial blockade Esther […]

Oct 23: Poets for Renewable Energy and Peace event in NYC

Featuring: Anne Waldman, Eliot Katz, Sahar Muradi, Zohra Saed, The Mast (featuring Haale Gafori and Matt Kilmer), Sara Goudarzi, Bob Rosenthal, Papoleto Melendez, Yusuf Misdaq, Tahani Salah, Jackie Sheeler, Chris Brandt, David Henderson, and surprise special guests. 10/22/2011 update: New additions to the evening’s celebrations: -Plus! Guest speaker, the author and investigative reporter, Greg Palast […]

Occupy #AfghanistanTuesday | Peace Couple

  October 6, 2011 are the protests on the 10th anniversary of the Afghanistan War.  In the blog post The hour is approaching: Make a commitment!, we are asked to focus this week’s tweets on organizing for that day: via Occupy #AfghanistanTuesday | Peace Couple.

Blow by Blow: Brooklyn Bridge “taken” by Occupy Wall Street *

Want to understand exactly what happened on the Brooklyn Bridge yesterday? GO HERE for Excellent coverage by D. Eris at Poli-Tea website. Excerpt only below (The Poli-Tea website has eyewitness accounts, photo, and video)…Over 700 Arrested in Occupy Wall Street Protest as Movement Continues to Grow Across the Country (The link for this excellent coverage […]

Today! Saturday 10/1/2011: Vigil for Peace in Bellport, LI at 11am

If you are on Long Island, and admiring the Occupy Wall Street demonstration, here is a very local opportunity for you to gain visibility for peace and justice. Bellport on Sat. Oct 1st at 11am. This request was reposted by Bill McNulty of “Lunch with Bill” on WUSB radio Stony Brook: A [local newspaper] has […]

What I did on #AfghanistanTuesday | Peace Couple

If you have been following along on this thread, then you know that #AfghanistanTuesday is a social media based weekly vigil to quickly end the costly Afghanistan War.  It is primarily to protest the inaction to Congresspeople, but it also protests the inaction of US Senators and the President.  It is designed to use Twitter as […]

The Power of Nonviolence: Zinn-troduction | Peace Couple

The Power of Nonviolence: Writings by Advocates of Peace provides us with the Peace Book Chapter of the Week. You might have noticed this a slightly different concept. Duke Augustus is paring down the Book of the Week to just a chapter to make it more interactive.  We hope that you will join in a discussion […]

Has Your #Peace Group Joined #AfghanistanTuesday ? | Peace Couple

Duke Augustus believes #AfghanistanTuesday is an effective way for your Peace Group to bring attention to the 10- year war the US is conducting in Afghanistan. The US corporate media ignores any protests against the war, and even ignores that a war is going on. The best way to stop the war is to bring […]

%d bloggers like this: