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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

    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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Philly Green Party Opposes Stop-and-Frisk

The Green Party has a history of opposition to stop-and-frisk. Under the heading “Racial Discrimination,” the Green Party national platform says, “We condemn the practice of racial profiling by law enforcement agencies, which are guilty of stopping motorists, harassing individuals, or using unwarranted violence against suspects with no other justification than race or ethnic background.” […]

Green Party urges Obama to reverse decision to shun the third World Conference against Racism

US Green Party members will attend the conference Green Party leaders urged President Obama to reverse his decision to withdraw from participation in the third World Conference against Racism (“Durban III”). The conference, sponsored by the United Nations, will take place in New York City on September 22, 2011, marking the tenth anniversary of the […]

Action Alert: Help mother jailed for trying to send her children to a better school (that grandfather payed taxes in)

Update: If I understand the latest news reports, I believe that this woman is presently out of jail. I think she served nine days now, and one day was forgiven for time served related to this case previously. That story (with apologies from and for the judge, which I am not clear are justified): here. […]

Defend birthright citizenship!

Hat/Tip to IPR. Party for Socialism and Liberation editorial: On Jan. 5., anti-immigrant lawmakers from across the country held a press conference in Washington, D.C., announcing new legislation in 14 states aimed at undermining birthright citizenship. The same racist Arizona lawmakers who authored SB 1070 are introducing a bill that would issue a different type […]

From Cynthia McKinney: Bike4Peace Update Days Four Thru Eleven

Well, it is quite a journey for me.  The co-founder of Bike4Peace, Vernon Huffman, is a wealth of global experiences that can keep one mesmerized for hours in interesting conversation.  His partner, Yaney MacIver, is the reason I am a part of this historic effort and I am grateful to her for her empathy at […]

LI Anti-SB1070/Arizona Law Rally: Video

Two videos from the day Summary video with many voices: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-y7wc1ZA-0o] Rachel from Port Jefferson Video with one woman’s in depth analysis and opinion:

Newsday’s mediocre coverage of anti-SB1070 immigration rally

Kimberly writes: Since Newsday represents the status quo, corporate media, I suppose one must be grateful that they covered a progressive rally at all. Still, the inaccuracies matter, and flavor the discourse a certain way. Newsday was correct that there were about 50 people at the Port Jefferson vigil/rally against SB1070. Though, it was a […]

Repeal SB 1070 Rally 7/31/10

News 12 coverage of the event: here. More photos at our Flickr page

Tough situation: John White verdict

John White is a black homeowner from Long Island who was dealing with a mob of white teens allegedly spewing racial epithets outside his home. An appeals court upheld his manslaughter conviction in the death of one of the teens.

Is the comedy of manners “God of Carnage” the new Macbeth?

KW writes: As you may have heard, on Saturday night, a car bomb was found – before it detonated – in Times Square, New York City, in the theater district. (Story at Daily News: here.) Now, that everyone is safe, may I share an amusing irony that I discovered in looking into this…

Huffington Post helps create race-issue smokescreen

KW: This is a slightly modified version of a letter I sent to the Huffington Post.  You can see the Huffington Post article, “Sen. Kevin Parker’s Rant On Race Video”, with their ridiculous and off-topic poll: here. Re: Your article and poll about Kevin Parker Dear Huffington Post, I am surprised and upset that you […]

State Senator Kevin Parker calls out white privilege: Caught on video

In a scene from a committee meeting of the New York State Senate, racial issues create controversy. It all starts when a white State Senator compares his experience of being the first in his family to go to college to the black struggle in America. The characters in this scenario: Committee Chair Carl Krueger (white); State Senator DeFrancisco (white); appointee Mark O’Luck (African American); State Senator Kevin Parker (African American).

2 Weeks After Class Action Lawsuit Filed Over Police in NYC Schools, 12-year-old put in handcuffs

An announcement from the New York City Civil Liberties Union Full story at NYCLU: here. 2 Weeks After Class Action Lawsuit Filed Over Police in NYC Schools, Another Child Arrested for Desk Doodling February 5, 2010 — The New York Civil Liberties Union today expressed outrage over the treatment of a 12-year-old girl who was […]

The truth about Eli Mystal and illegal immigrants

KW: The story of then-Legislator Elie Mystal saying an outrageous remark about immigrants, and the response to that remark, demonstrates some stark realities about the difficulties of community organizing, public communications, and keeping relationships among activists. The story below, by Elie Mystal’s son, inspires me, by confronting two awkward situations: former Legislator Elie Mystal, a […]