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    Green Party Peace Sign Bumper Sticker
    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.

  • Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened?

    Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? ebook cover


    Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? eBook

    Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? eBook on Amazon

    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.

  • Vintage Jewelry

    Please visit our Etsy shop at: Wilderside Vintage and Antique Jewelry
    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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Did Fracking Cause the Virginia Earthquake?

Update for November 2011: Fracking could be to blame for earthquakes in Oklahoma. Story: here. ______________________________ According to geologists, it isn’t the fracking itself that is linked to earthquakes, but the re-injection of waste salt water (as much as 3 million gallons per well) deep into rock beds. Braxton County West Virginia (160 miles from […]

Building with Reclaimed Materials Video

[ted id=1015] In this funny and insightful talk from TEDxHouston, builder Dan Phillips tours us through a dozen homes he’s built in Texas using recycled and reclaimed materials in wildly creative ways. Brilliant, low-tech design details will refresh your own creative drive. Dan Phillips builds homes out of recycled and reclaimed materials in Huntsville, Texas.

Tokyo Electric to build US nuclear plants

I don’t know the law in Japan, so I can’t tell you if Tokyo Electric Power Co TEPCO can plead insanity to the homicides about to happen. But what will Obama plead?  The Administration, just months ago, asked Congress to provide a $4 billion loan guarantee for two new nuclear reactors to be built and operated […]

There’s One Huge State Budget Crisis That Everyone Is Refusing To Talk About

h/t M. Emperor So why haven’t we heard more about Texas, one of the most important economy’s in America? Well, it’s because it doesn’t fit the script. It’s a pro-business, lean-spending, no-union state. You can’t fit it into a nice storyline, so it’s ignored. via There’s One Huge State Budget Crisis That Everyone Is Refusing […]

Cong cand Deshefy (G-CT): “Legalized Bribery” of Courtney and Peckinpaugh


PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse

PeaceSmiths First Coffeehouse of the Season! This Friday! Premik Russell Tubbs Multi-instrumentalist, jazz flute, jazz sax, etc. A great vibe. Steven Schmidt His own poems and Kerouac Haikus Anna Dagmar Singer/songwriter, pianist plus… Open Mic: Maybe you! Friday,October 1, 2010 8:00pm First United Methodist Church Rt. 110 Amityville $7 (more if possible, less if necessary) […]

Action Alert: Stop execution of Henry Skinner in Texas

Update! March 24, 2010: Execution delayed by Supreme Court. News story: here. Check on updates with anti-death penalty group: here. The National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty [NCADP] urges you to continue Shouting From the Rooftops about the possibility that we’ve executed innocent people in this country. Part of that work also means Shouting […]

Green Party leader Bill Holloway of Texas passes away

(See funeral arrangements at bottom.) Message from Kat Swift, Co-Chair Green Party of Texas: January 10, 2009 The Green Party of Texas mourns the tragic loss of Bill Holloway. Bill was a dedicated leader who was currently serving as the Co-Chair of the Travis County Green Party in Austin, TX.  He will be missed as […]

What’s fair: Democrats, Republicans, and precedent in Texas

If you are following the story, please check Ballot Access News for the latest updates and analyses. This story is getting more and more interesting. In Texas, the Democratic Party and Republican Party screwed up, and did not file some paperwork on time. It appears that this means that neither the Democratic nor Republican nominees […]

VICTORY! Thank you for helping save Jeff Wood!

New Yorkers Against the Death Penalty www.nyadp.org/ info@nyadp.org 518 453 6797 GREAT NEWS!!!! Thanks to your outpouring of letters and calls and opposition to the execution of Jeff Wood, he has won a stay of execution in federal appeals court!! Jeff’s wife has informed a member of the Texas Abolition Movement that Texas is not […]

Execution this week for another’s crime…Take action!

New Yorkers Against the Death Penalty www.nyadp.org/ info@nyadp.org 518 453 6797 There is no question about it. Jeff Wood, a 35-yr-old man with psychiatric illness and limited mental competency, is being sent to his death for a murder he did not commit THIS WEEK. In another shining example of Texas injustice, he was convicted under […]

Know anyone in Texas?: Green Party candidate Alfred Molison

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wAAFS7xmQuI] 2008: Alfred Molison is running for Houston City Council.

Presidential Primary Dates: Campaign 2008

Where does one find the dates for U.S. Presidential Primaries around the country? I found the information (sideways) at Wikipedia. Wikipedia has the primaries organized by Democrat and Republican, with polling data and searchable tables. A more basic timeline can be found at Wikipedia here. See a reader’s comment below for another source for upcoming […]

McKinney for Prez in Houston 12/4/07

[googlevideo=http://video.google.com/googleplayer.swf?docId=-268348634735994918] Cynthia McKinney seeks the Green Party nomination for President of the United States in 2008. She has been travelling around the country for several weeks and visited Houston and Austin in Texas on the beginning of a midwest tour. See her and hear what she has to say. She is being well received!