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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.
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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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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 […]

New York State Green Party Victorious: Reclaims Ballot Line

Green Party of Suffolk Increases Vote Totals by 40% With 56,868 votes, the Green Party of New York State Governor candidate Howie Hawkins has surpassed the 50,000 votes mark need to reclaim the automatic ballot line for the next four years. It will be much easier for Green Party candidates to run for local, state […]

2010 Elections: Election Results for Suffolk County, Nassau County, and NYC

2011 (General) Election Results at Suffolk County Board of Elections: here 2011 (General) Election Results at Nassau County Board of Elections: here. ____________________________________ 2011 Primary Election Results Story and Links at LI Politics: here. 2010 Election Results: Here is a link to the Suffolk County Board of Elections 2010 Results Page. 11/9-10 update: As far […]

LI Press: 50 Most Powerful Long Islanders

The 50 most influential Long Islanders of 2010. 8th Annual Power List. As published at Long Island Press newspaper. With community activists, community leaders, and plain old politicians from Nassau County and Suffolk County.

2010 LI School District Vote: Early Returns

Early returns for Long Island school budget votes. As of 11:36pm, Newsday reports that 10 districts have had their budgets fail so far: Westbury, Port Jefferson, W. Hempstead, Elwood, Herricks, Garden City, Levittown, E. Rockaway, West Babylon, Wyandanch.

Levy switches to Republican. Yawn!

IW:  Kimberly thinks I need to write something about this.  No news article link posted here because it’s not really news. I knew Steve  Levy would be at home in either corporate party since he first ran for Suffolk County Executive.  That’s why we tried to run John Keenan on the Green Party line.  John […]

Middlepond by Mark Yodice

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4TepPI9hmi8] Yes, that a Bic Pen tucked into the fretboard. Mark Yodice http://www.myspace.com/markyodice plays his song “Middlepond” at the PeaceSmiths 2009 Dinner/Concert. http://www.peacesmiths.org The event was hosted by Sonny Meadows. Video by Wilderside Media (Ian and Kimberly Wilder) http://www.onthewilderside.com

Some snow reports from Long Island and North Babylon

Nemo 2013: A few photos from Long Island during the Nemo snowstorm are at our Flickr: here. __________ Update: Friday February 26, 2010 at 12:35PM.  You found our old post from an old snow.  But yes, it’s snowing again on LI.  Still snowing.  Pretty cold too.  The car doors have frozen up. We’re tired of […]

New York State: Mixed reviews for new voting machines

KW: Here in my county, Suffolk, we had the regular, lever voting machines (though, there was an electronic one available for people with disabilities.)  A Green Party State Committee person who experienced electronic voting this week was very dissatisfied, and wrote a rant on a green list-serve. I prefer simple, and the old machines. Though, […]

Patchogue-Medford seniors win battle with school board

KW: One victory for providing fair and useful public education. BOCES is a cooperative system of local school districts which is supposed to help them pool resources to offer programs that individual schools might not be able to provide themselves. (There are good and bad points to the BOCES system. But, it has many important […]

Cancelled: Bluesy folk-jazz of Stephanie Carlin 6/3/09

Due to Unfortunate circumstances the Wednesday, June 3, 2009 Babylon Green party meeting will have to be cancelled. -IW On Wednesday, June 3, 2009 at 7pm, the Babylon Green Party Gathering will feature bluesy folk-jazz musician Stephanie Carlin. www.BabylonGreens.org The event will be held at Pisces Café, 14A Railroad Avenue, Babylon, NY (631-321-1231)www.piscescafe.net map) Come […]

2009: Report on school district vote in Long Island

Update for 2010: Some results and link to 2010 Newsday info is at onthewilderside: here. _______________ For 2009…Newsday reports that all but 3 districts pass budgets. Article is here: Patchogue-Medford, Shoreham-Wading River budgets defeated Full results from Newsday are: here

Interesting news for Suffolk County politics

KW: The most interesting part of this news to me is the speculation. Wonder if this man is getting tired of defending Steve Levy and his anti-immigrant, conservative Democrat agenda? Pure wishful thinking on my part. But, I will try to follow up where Morgo goes next. And, I wonder who Levy will pick (and […]

What to do on a snowy/rainy day on Long Island?

More stuff for a rainy day on Long Island (and beyond): So many people find this post on a rainy day. Thought it was time to add some more ideas: (Check first to make sure things are open. Museums in particular are finicky.) Peruse the music and info, and go shopping on-line at Peace Couple. […]