Article: Who are the Occupy Wall Street protesters? (including political breakdown)

There is an article in the NY Times that reveals a Fordham professor’s survey of Occupy Wall Street demonstrators. Thanks to Independent Political Report for the story. Summary of question about political party identification. Of 301 adults who responded: 39% said they did not identify with any political party 24% said they were Democrats 11% […]

David McReynolds comments on war, revolution and socialism

David McReynolds was a long time staff member of the War Resisters League. Over the years, he has run for office under the banner of Peace and Freedom Party, Socialist Party of America, Socialist Party USA, Liberty Union Party of Vermont, and the Green Party. David McReynolds ran for President in 2000 on the Socialist […]

Jon Stewart: Nader is today’s Norman Thomas

From Rolling Stone magazine, Nov. 15 issue Interview with Jon Stewart of the Daily Show: ROLLING STONE: I read that one of your childhood heroes was Eugene Debs, the five-time Socialist Party candidate for president in the early twentieth century. STEWART: Yeah, baby! Actually, more Norman Thomas. ROLLING STONE: [Thomas was] a six-time candidate for […]

2004 Interview with David McReynolds

An interview with David McReynolds, shortly after his 2004 run for Senate on the Green Party line in New York. In addition to being a green, David McReynolds is a socialist and a pacifist. David McReynolds ran on the Green Party ticket for one of the New York seats in the Senate. Running an anti-war […]

May 31st is Walt Whitman’s Birthday: Celebrate the silence

Listen to the Waves Walt Whitman, born close by to me in West Hills, Long Island, has become a touchstone for something more than just beautiful poetry. I first discovered Walt Whitman for myself when he was quoted in a sermon at an interfaith church in Virginia. Then, a bookstore colleague of mine read with me […]

General Pace’s Skewed Morality by David McReynolds

David McReynolds was on the staff of the War Resisters League for many years, and, as the Socialist Party candidate in 1980 and 2000, the first openly gay person to run for the U.S. presidency. He lives with two cats on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. [Blogger’s note: McReynolds is enrolled in the Green Party of […]

Updates to the People’s President Page (Prez ’08)

From Kimberly:  Hello. I apologize for the tediously slow rate at which I have been keeping up with the People’s President Page. There is just so much to do. But, I do think that the page is worthwhile, because many pundits don’t even care about most of the people running for President! Many web-sites only […]

McReynolds on Guantanamo Protest

EdgeLeft: A Day In the Life of the Resistance by David McReynolds Last Wednesday about this time I was on the train to Washington DC to take part in the International Day to Shut Down Guantanamo. This project came, primarily, out of the Catholic Workercommunity. I had expected to be arrested, and after getting several […]

Presidential Race 2008

Posted by Kimberly: One Page and One Poll  Things are starting to happen with the Presidential 2008 race. Oh! You don’t think I mean Obama and Hillary announcing, do you? They are all just part of the duopoly illusion. I mean real things. Things related to greens and people of peace. I mean news and […]

Communist Manifesto illustrated by Cartoons

Debate: Whither goest the new Democratic Congress?

Thursday, January 25, 2007 Long Island Progressive Coalition (LIPC) presents: “Patriot Games”, a series, which explores America’s “war on terrorism”, the 41st in the series: A Debate between Media pundit Ellis Henican and Former Green Party of New York State Co-Chair Ian Wilder on the topic of whether a Congress controlled by the Democratic Party […]

Switched to themes to Garland from Andreas09 … or not

update:  too many problems with the right sidebar being dropped to the bottom of the left sidebar on different browsers. I switched themes from Andreas09 to Garland. There is so much to put up on my blog that I find 3 columns works better. I am thankful to WordPress for adding this new 3 column […]

A Place Called Hope

A Place Called Hope by Kimberly Wilder Written: Democratic Primary Season, Election 2004 Re-dedicated to Dennis Kucinich: December 2006 This poem is a mission: Good people against Hope. There is no hope for American politics. No Democrat will rise up to save us. Democrat. Republican. Democrat. Republican. You lose. Either way. If you are a […]

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