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    Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? eBook

    Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? eBook on Amazon

    Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? eBook

    Thinking about Hong Kong? Reflections on the previous,NYS/US phase of the occupy/democracy spirit. 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;  and Smashwords independent EBook seller 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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    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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OTWS: Suffolk Ballot Propositions 2014

Suffolk County Ballot Propositions 2014 results: Prop 4 – Financial Consolidation – PASSED (61.45% to 38.54%), with the ironic outcome that the County Executive just gave more power to the County Comptroller position, and a Republican won for Comptroller. At least there is some justice in this world!) Prop 5 – Shuffling and returning environmental […]

I have no kids, and I want my tax dollars used to educate homeless children

If I am supporting the community — then that means all the children in the community — not just those with the benefits of a stable home.

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 […]

June 2012: LI School Budget Re-Vote results

Long Island School Budget Vote story at Long Island Press: here. All of the nine school budgets on Long Island which were put up for a re-vote on June 19th passed. These include (in alphabetical order): Like this:Like Loading…

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 […]

May Day: Links for Long Island occupiers

Many of our Long Island activist friends will be going into New York City for Occupy May Day on Tuesday, May 1st. Check around with friends from Suffolk Peace Network, or other activist groups, to see if you can find some friends to take the train in with. Some of us (because of time, money, […]

Air Quality: Suffolk County receives an “F”

The full report, with background and info on air pollution issues, is at an American Lung Association webpage: here Detailed, Suffolk County article at Newsday (subscription media): at Newsday here. Like this:Like Loading…

Bill of Rights contest: Please submit words, art, media

Which Amendment in The Bill of Rights is the most important to you? Contest sponsored by… The Suffolk Chapter of the New York Civil Liberties Union and The Suffolk County Library Association Details, Rules, and Deadlines: here. Submit by April 17, 2012 Like this:Like Loading…

Sat March 24th: Long Island peace, justice, occupy event

Update: The event was a success. Photos from the rally afterwards are at Flickr:here. _____________________________ A March and Vigil for Peace and Economic Justice On this 9th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, we mourn and resist the ravages of war. We stand in solidarity with the Occupy Movement as we call for an end […]

Don’t let Walmart hone in on East Patchogue

Public Hearing about a potential, new, East Patchogue location for Walmart to be held at the Town of Brookhaven Town Hall, in  Farmingville January 9, 2012 at 4:00 pm Please attend, to give your input on development, land use, and the business community in your town. One civic group who is activated on this issue […]

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 […]

Occupy Long Island gathers at Suffolk Peace Network

Some photos of the meeting are at Flickr: here. On Tuesday evening, November 1, 2011, Suffolk Peace Network held their regular, monthly meeting at The Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington. Central to the agenda was a discussion about how Suffolk Peace Network could support local occupations throughout Long Island. Due to the excitement of the […]

A man has been killed by police: Please help demand answers

Action Update April 2012: A member of Kevin Callahan’s extended family pointed me to a march, posted at the Justice for Kenny website: here. On April 14, 2012 at 10am in Bay Shore/5th Avenue, there will be a march for justice, dedicated to the victims of police brutality at the hands of the Suffolk County […]

Unconfirmed reports: Kevin Callahan killed by multiple gunshots

We have received unconfirmed reports, via an e-mail, that a death certificate has been issued for Kevin Callahan, the man who was shot and killed by Suffolk County Police in Selden. This matches information received through comments to the site, that there were several shots fired. Because these reports are unconfirmed, we will continue to […]

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