10/4 Occupy Wall Street Update: Today’s events, tomorrow’s plan

Tuesday 10/4: Economist Richard Wolff spoke at Liberty Square. He said some very clear and hopeful things about the power of the people to invent a new system that would be better than capitalism. A late night (10:45pmish) serenade by Jeff Mangum of Neutral Milk Hotel. My friend Rose Zacchi from Long Island was on […]

The PeaceSmiths archives on Lunch with Bill

PeaceSmiths, Inc. — an organization that Ian and I have supported over the years — has a wonderful, inspiring, historical, and mostly untapped archive. There are audio tapes, video tapes, protest posters, hand drawn fliers, and notes on organizing, going back to the 1970’s. Many of the items were collected by Katharine Smith and/or Susan […]

Shout Out to Billy McNulty (and BAE demo)

Boy, do I feel guilty. One of our favorite, progressive activist friends, Bill McNulty, gave our blog a shout-out on his radio show. And, the post I had on the front page was about a garage sale we have stuff at. Eek! Well, here are some of the  important things that we usually write about, […]

As heard on “Lunch with Bill” WUSB: Thanks to the Banks (aka) Getaway

Here is shout back to Bill McNulty, who mentioned our blog on his show “Lunch with Bill” on WUSB 90.1FM Stony Brook on Thursdays at lunch time. Hey, Bill! Thanks! Bill spun the song “Thanks to the Banks (aka Getaway)” by local activist/musician Brian O, and noted that you could find it here! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGwkEdOaBjc] Bonus […]

Stony Brook more democratic than Hofstra

Quick live blogging. Running low on batteries. Just spent 15 minutes on WUSB Stony Brook 90.1 FM with Bruce Allen Martin on Radio Liberty discussing why tomorrow’s presidential debate at Hofstra must be opened to include all 6 presidential candidates who could win the the electoral college.  Of course, I gave several plugs for the […]

Great Radio, Tues. Sept. 9th at 1:00pm: Radio Theater

On Tuesday, September 9, 2008, Bradley Thunderbird Phoenix will appear on the radio show “Everything is Broken” with Jim Lynch. Bradley is a Long Island activist who composes and produces politically aware radio theater. The show will be on WUSB Stony Brook, 90.1FM at 1:00pm Tuesday. To listen live: www.wusb.org WUSB is the radio station […]

Concert For Peace II 3/2/07

Thanks to the success of our first Concert For Peace, a Concert For Peace II will be held on March 2nd from 5:30-9:00pm at the Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave. in Huntington. Be sure to visit: myspace.com/concertforpeace to hear the bands who performed at the first concert and those who will be performing at […]