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    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.

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Thurs 9/20/2012: Vigil for Kevin Callahan (man killed by Suffolk County Police)

Kevin Callahan Memorial Service Update 9/21/2012: Photos from the event at Flickr: here. (If you are on FaceBook, you can share the reflections and photos here: FB Event page for Kevin’s Memorial: here.) Candlelight Vigil to commemorate the life of Kevin Callahan Thursday, September 20, 2012 7 pm Liberty Park, Selden, Long Island, NY (On […]

Family of Selden man killed by police files lawsuit and receives press attention in Newsday

Background story at onthewilderside: here. Join the Stand Up for Kevin FaceBook page: here. (excerpt) from Newsday Kin to file suit vs. cops in fatal shooting June 13, 2012 The family of a Selden man killed by police last year will file a federal lawsuit against the Suffolk County Police Department Thursday, alleging officers used […]

RIP Kevin Callahan: Innocent man killed by Suffolk County Police

Update: September 2012: Family, friends, and supporters of Kevin Callahan are invited to a Candlelight Vigil in Selden, on Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 7pm. There is a FaceBook Event Page: here. ______________________________________________________ Kimberly writes: Kevin Callahan was killed by Suffolk County Police on September 20, 2011. It is now January 5, 2012. Today is […]

12/30/2011 – Police kill man in Nassau today (And, update on police killing in Suffolk)

Kimberly Wilder writes: I hope that the public stays watchful of incidents where police kill citizens. It is so important to all of our rights and safety, that our government strives to exact justice through the courts, not on the streets. Of course, we should not immediately blame police, as they have difficult jobs. And, […]

NYCLU Criticizes Taser Use by Suffolk, NYC, Albany, Nassau, Monroe, Rochester & Syracuse Police

IW: The Green Party of Suffolk has called for a moratorium on Taser use by Suffolk Police after Taser deaths in 2009 and 2011 Police officers throughout New York State are consistently misusing and overusing Tasers, according to a report released today by the New York Civil Liberties Union. The NYCLU’s analysis covers the following law enforcement agencies: Albany Police Department, the Glens […]

NYCLU: Suffolk PD Must Train Officers to Respect Right to Videotape in Public

Following the dismissal of charges today against a news cameraman who was unlawfully arrested after filming the aftermath of a car chase in Bohemia last month, the New York Civil Liberties Union is calling on the Suffolk County Police Department to ensure that its officers understand and respect people’s constitutional right to videotape police interactions with civilians […]

Long Island Leaders Call for the Justice Department To Expand Investigation To Focus on Government Interference

Recent infighting between Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy and his former hate crimes commander proves that Suffolk can’t police hate crimes. Central Islip, NY – A coalition of local and national immigration leaders, including an official with the Southern Poverty Law Center, met with attorneys from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division today […]

Charlotte Koons : For Suffolk Poet and Activist, a Career Devoted to Demystifying “The Other” 11/16/10

“You have to do more than litigate and protest [to get change],” she says. “As my friend Sr. Jean Clarke says, you have to have a shift in consciousness, your own first, and then through ripples to the broader community. The arts are one way to change people’s consciousness.” Charlotte will be honored by CARECEN […]