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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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    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.

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    Please visit our Etsy shop at: Wilderside Vintage and Antique Jewelry
    Eco-Fashion!
    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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Two stories about bad policing in the news today: Do we need the police?

The LA Times reports that in North Carolina, a man was killed by police after seeking help for having been in a car accident. The man’s name is Jonathan Ferrell, and he was a former football player for  Florida A&M University. The same day, The New York Post reports that police shot two innocent women […]

Driving around Babylon? Quick traffic note…

Friday, March 12th at 12:40pm: Sunrise Highway, going East, around the area of Babylon Town Hall (which I think is in “North Lindenhurst”) is currently shut down. Ian sent in this photo from the road. In the photo, the police officer is looking at a police car door which is smashed in…

Red light cameras may come to Long Island

Suffolk County and Nassau County may begin using red light cameras. A bill is in the NY State legislature to allow them to do so.

Traffic Jam-Bay Shore-Wed. March 25th

Traffic Jam on Sunrise Highway East, around the Robert Moses Parkway exits.

Brown clouds of pollution

(excerpt from) AFP Brown clouds of pollution a huge threat to Asia: UN BEIJING (AFP) — Enormous brown clouds of pollution hanging over Asia are killing hundreds of thousands of people, melting glaciers, changing weather patterns and damaging crops, the United Nations said Thursday. Car traffic, factory emissions and indoor cooking are among the culprits […]

Photos: Lindenhurst Hail Storm, August 2008

(More photos at “read more”) Ian and I had the interesting experience of a little summer hail in our lovely, Long Island environment. We were driving in Lindenhurst on Sunrise Highway around 6pmish, today, August 14, 2008, and there was rain, lightening, ominous clouds, and lots of hail. Ian says it was up to nickel […]

Two exciting conventions: McKinney at Hip-Hop and Peace and Freedom

National Hip-Hop Political Convention Opens By Jeff Chang Posted 07/31/2008 at 10:27 AM Today, [Thursday, July 31st] the National Hip-Hop Political Convention opens in Las Vegas. Thousands are expected to attend the Convention, with some coming from as far as Colombia and South Korea yesterday for the opening b-boy battle, that featured a showdown between […]

Coalition tries to revive Edgewood truck-rail plan — Newsday.com

Coalition tries to revive Edgewood truck-rail plan — Newsday.com Posted using ShareThis Some overview and more background from KW: Community activists and environmental groups pushed hard to take back the Edgewood Preserve. The land was supposed to be given to the state for open space, and simply was not deeded correctly. It belongs to the […]