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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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    Choosing vintage or antique jewelry to wear and/or gift, is a way to be gentle on the planet. Remembering the Waste Hierarchy Triangle, folks who love the planet should always try to…”Reduce, Reuse, Recycle”. Please share or donate your own jewelry and try buying vintage rather than new.

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Party Transfer Day 11/8/11

IW:  Everyone knows that 11/5 is Bank Transfer Day.  We should have Party Transfer Day on Election Day 11/8.  On 11/5, depositors should move their money out of the corporate banks and into self-controlled credit unions. On 11/8 voters should move their votes and enrollment out of corporate parties — the Democratic Party and Republican […]

Occupy Alert: Arrests at Occupy Cincinnati

Update on Friday morning: More than two dozen arrested at Occupy Cincinnati. Cincinnati.com has updated story: here. From Cincinnati.com: “A spokeswoman for Occupy Cincinnati said the group will return to the park today and hold an 8 a.m. press conference. According to a press release posted at at occupycincy.org, the protesters said they were upset […]

Are you a disgruntled Democratic Party or Republican Party member?

Posted by Kimberly Wilder: Zabby is a political friend and colleague of mine, for whom we share some views and a similar level of passion: Message from Zabby: Welcome… Disgruntled democrats and disgruntled republicans, both women and men, who are willing to wage a coalition of primaries in the 2011 upcoming election for 19 elected […]

Libertarian Party of NY State Convention: Report and photos | Independent Political Report

Flickr Photos: here A quick report from Kimberly Wilder, contributor at Independent Political Report: I attended the Libertarian Party of New York State Convention as a press person and a third party activist (enrolled “blank/independent). These are some quick observations, which I will expand later in the post and/or comments section. Hope other people will […]

Video: Sparrow for President

KW writes: Sparrow, famous among NYC poetry circles, is running for President of the United States (again). Below is an exclusive interview from back-stage at The Poetry Project’s annual New Year’s Day Poetry Marathon. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MRZEUY0OeQg] About the video…

Who may belong to the Congressional Black Caucus?

There is a very interesting development in the world of politics. The Congressional Black Caucus [CBC] — traditionally a group of Democratic Congresspeople — may open its doors to black, Republican Congresspeople. Besides issues related to the ideology and membership of the potential Republican members, there is another interesting aspect to this change: What will […]

Green Party Watch: The League of Women Voters and the debate issue

The League of Women Voters ran presidential debates until 1988, when the Democratic and Republican parties, unhappy with the LWV’s inclusion of independent candidates like John Anderson, formed the Commission on Presidential Debates to seize control of the debates. The LWV issued a statement to announce its withdrawal of sponsorship for the debates: The League […]

Want real change?: Third party options in the November 2010 Elections

Where to find third party, independent, and even write-in choices for the 2010 Elections:     For all US voters – A website which lists all statewide, Senate, and House of Reps candidates organized by state: Politics1.com For all US voters – A website with other voter information, including a searchable database: VoteSmart.org For all […]

Alan Singer: In New York Gubernatorial Campaign, It’s Getting Easier to Be Green

Before I go any further, I need to state that I am a tee-shirt wearing member of the New York State Green Party (we don’t have membership cards). The Green Party is running Howie Hawkins, a teamster from the Rochester area who works for UPS for governor and Gloria Mattera, a health professional and community […]

AP Greenout in DC: Say My Name

I am used to my local paper, Newsday, having a Greenout in its reporting on politics. I am not talking about the usual Greenout where they pretend there are no other candidates than the corporate Democratic/Republican candidate.  I am talking about where they report on another similarly situated candidate and give short shrift to the […]

New Yorkers Inching Toward Revolt

Love that headline! Anyone ready to start planning an independent or third party run for State Senate or State Assembly? The time is ripe! – KW (excerpt from) Elizabeth Benjamin’s Daily Politics blog at The Daily News Q Poll: New Yorkers Inching Toward Revolt August 18, 2009 Today’s Q poll finds a whopping 77 percent […]

Investment Guru: Which third party will replace the Republicans?

Hat tip to Ballot Access News for the story and background… Timothy Lutts is an investment adviser with a popular newsletter. Lutts wrote an article which includes wonderful lists of third parties of the past. His article starts by reacting to the recent Republican failures and scandals — ie: Sarah Palin and Mark Sandford — […]

Sun, June 21: NY State Senate Coup Update

The Times Union/Capitol Confidential Blog reports that Governor Paterson has brought in two mediators–former Lieutenant Governor Stan Lundine and former State Senator John Dunne–to try to settle the dispute between the NY State Senate Democrats and Republians. Governor Paterson has also suggested a judge–Chief Judge Jonathan Lippmann– who could preside over a special session to […]

David Letterman and Hiram Monserrate: The Republicans have got to be kidding

What? Republican debutante Sarah Palin wants David Letterman to apologize for making a sexual joke ALLEGEDLY about her 14-year-old daughter? (Even though, we all know it was about her 18-year-old daughter, who clearly has experienced sex, and whom Sarah Palin paraded around the campaign trail as an unmarried, pregnant teen, exposing her to the attention […]