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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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What’s happening in politics? (For those of us ready, or at least curious, about politics now that Christmas is over…)

Three places with interesting updates on grassroots, third party, and independent politics: Ballot Access News is always valuable to check out. Richard Winger is a ballot access expert who constantly studies and comments on electoral justice, ballot access law, third party building, independent and third party candidates, and petition drives. Independent Political Report strives to […]

Green Party (NY) Urges a Full Hand Count of Ballots in 7th Senate District

The Green Party of New York said today that it supported a full recount of the votes in the contested race for New York State Senate District 7. Jeff Peress, a Nassau County State Committee representative to the Green Party of New York State, stated that though he “did not care for any of the […]

Civil Rights/Voting Rights hero Annie Lee Cooper dies at age 100

Thanks to Ballot Access News for the tip. (excerpt from) Selma Times Journal Annie Lee Cooper, civil rights legend, dies Wednesday, November 24, 2010 Annie Lee Cooper, a civil rights hero, died Wednesday afternoon at Vaughan Regional Medical Center. She was 100 years old. Cooper became known worldwide in 1965 for a confrontation with Sheriff […]

New Touch Screen Problems, Absentee Ballot Mess Further Evidence that Voters Need to Green Party

On the heels of “Whiteygate”, new problems have been reported with touch-screen voting machines in Chicago. This, coupled with a major voting rights issue involving absentee ballots, point to the need for serious electoral reform that won’t happen with Democratic officeholders, say Green Party leaders. The Illinois Green Party has received two detailed complaints about […]

Guv cand Hawkins (G-NY): Overhaul Criminal Justice System, End Drug War, Help Solve Budget Deficit

The only way that the Green Party can regain ballot status in NY is to get 50,000 votes for their Governor candidate in 2010. This opportunity comes only once every four years, and it only applies to the Governor’s race. Gaining ballot status will enable the Green Party to run more peace candidates, more single-payer […]

Impending US Supreme Court Decision on Voting Rights Act

from Ballot Access News Atlanta Journal-Constitution Story on Impending U.S. Supreme Court Decision on Voting Rights Act The June 21 Atlanta Journal-Constitution has this story on the impending decision of the U.S. Supreme Court on the constitutionality of part of the Voting Rights Act. That decision could come on June 22, and must come no […]

Making history: listen to Supreme Court oral arguments on Voting Rights Act

The Supreme Court has an excellent website with history and facts: here. To go to a link to hear the Supreme Court recording listen: here. (excerpt from) New York Times Supreme Court Releases Recording of Voting Rights Argument April 29, 2009 For the first time this term, the Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to release […]

US Supreme Court accepts challenge to Voting Rights Act

Found this at The Batts Report and confirmed at Ballot Access News. This is not good news for voting protection… from The Batts Report A challenge to The Voting Rights Act January 9, 2009 WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court announced Friday that it will hear a challenge to the landmark 1965 voting rights act, paving […]

Voter Advice for Election Day

Note: In Suffolk County, some grassroots citizens have gotten help from PeaceSmiths, Inc. and the Suffolk New York Civil Liberties Union to have a local, Voter Support Hotline. That number, for Suffolk County voters, is: (631) 650-2301. The national phone number for Election Protection from a coalition of groups including the American Civil Liberties Union […]

Great Website: Blog for “Uncounted the Movie”

This is where I found the Colbert video. Lots of great stories, clips, quips and video about voting rights. It includes coverage of Green Party Candidate for President of the United States Cynthia McKinney and her efforts to support voting rights. Uncounted the Blog