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Sign up for Amnesty’s Weekend of “Faith in Action” Oct. 19-21 ’07

New Yorkers Against the Death Penalty PUT YOUR FAITH/ ETHICS/ VALUES IN ACTION ON THE DEATH PENALTY         THIS OCTOBER!!! WHAT IS THE WEEKEND OF FAITH IN ACTION? Every year, Amnesty International’s Program to Abolish the Death Penalty hosts its “Weekend of Faith in Action,” a  weekend which serves as an opportunity for people […]

Climate News & Reminder – LICSN Meets Tonight!

Meeting Location: Unitarian Universalist Society of South Suffolk 28 Brentwood Road , Bay Shore, Long Island , NY 11706-8011 • (631) 968-0667 Park on Brentwood Rd!!! Do not park in the Church Driveway or the adjacent parking lots. You risk being ticketed or towed!!!! Added to web site: September News Visit UN DPI […]

The illegal war continues

from Mikey Likes It! What ends the illegal war at this point? Not the Bully Boy and OBVIOUSLY not the cowardly Democrats. The only thing that’s going to end it is the people. And we’re not to end it by doing online petitions and e-mails. We’re not going to do it by sucking up to […]

Final TRIM hearing 9/20/07

Please help stop the Intermodal Facility (trucking and train hub) proposed for the Brentwood/Deer Park area.  I strongly urge everyone who breathes air or consumes water in Western Suffolk to not only attend the DOT hearing being held on September 20th, 2007 at the Van Nostrand Theatre, located at the West Campus of Suffolk Community […]

Diane White update: City Council speech, GP of PA support, hearing postponed

It has been reported to me that Diane White’s hearing, scheduled for today, September 12, 2007, has been postponed. -KW from a Green Party of Pennylvania Press Release Contacts: Hillary Aisenstein, Marakay Rogers Green Party Denounces Harrisburg Police Abuse Greens Call for Investigation; Anti-Racism Training for all Officers Harrisburg, PA – Today the Green […]

Update: Diane White speaks at Harrisburg City Council

Important update from Diane White, as of the afternoon of September 11th: “When I called my pre-trial supervisor this afternoon, I was told that my hearing was not on the schedule. [for Sept. 12] She said I would be receiving a notification by mail when it has been rescheduled.” Update: Diane White speaks at Harrisburg […]

Taxpayer Alert! Atomic Power Corps Back in DC!

Nuclear Power is Not the Answer by Ralph Nader Taxpayers alert! The atomic power corporations are beating on the doors in Washington to make you guarantee their financing for more giant nuclear plants. They are pouring money and applying political muscle to Congress for up to $50 billion in loan guarantees, to persuade an uninterested […]

The Constitutional MAP [mal-apportionment penalty] for Voter Disfranchisement 10/11/07

Presentation by Asa Gordon of the DC Statehood Green Party: “The Constitutional MAP [mal-apportionment penalty] for Voter Disfranchisement” Thursday, October 11, 2007, 6:45-8:45pm Institute for Policy Studies, 1112 16th Street, NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20005 On December 12th, 2000, The United States Supreme Court resurrected racial redemptionist era decisions and ruled in Bush v. […]

Greens join nat’l antiwar demos, blast bipartisan Iraq & Iran policies

Greens, joining antiwar protests throughout September and October, hold Democratic & Republican leaders responsible for Bush’s disastrous military and foreign policies • Vote for the Green Party, America’s Peace Party, instead of ‘Faux Peace Party’ Democratic candidates who are collaborating with Bush by supporting threats of an attack on Iran and by renewing funding for the Iraq War.  […]

Update: 9/17/07 LICSN @ Unitarian Church on Brentwood Road

Climate Solutions Network Meeting Location: Unitarian Universalist Society of South Suffolk 28 Brentwood Road , Bay Shore, Long Island , NY 11706-8011 • (631) 968-0667 PLEASE READ: Park on Brentwood Rd!!! Do not park in the Church Driveway or the adjacent parking lots. You risk being ticketed or towed!!!! Our Sept meeting is […]

Intermodal Rally in Brentwood Mon 9/10/07

Hello all, It’s rally time again!  This time in Brentwood, where the 24/7 truck/train/crane diesel-polluting intermodal would actually be built.   Please pass on, post, spread the word! PLEASE come out and show your solidarity for the people of Brentwood.  Friends of Edgewood Preserve, along with Four Towns Civic Association met over the summer with numerous […]

I hadn’t been a Christina Aguilera fan

but her performance of John Lennon’s Mother on Instant Karma: The Amnesty International Campaign to Save Darfur was enough to make me take notice. She performed the song with the intensity and depth of emotion that matched the personal nature of the lyrics. it shows that she worked on the song enough to overcome the […]

Green Party endorses Int’l Tribunal on Katrina & Rita

Green Party endorses the International Tribunal on Hurricanes Katrina and Rita Greens: Hurricane survivors deserve justice, after delayed relief, disregard for African American lives, massive displacement of residents, and exclusion from reconstructed New Orleans The Green Party of the United States has endorsed the International Tribunal on Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, to be conducted in […]