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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 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.

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    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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Are You a Spork? trailer

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vzwGxAd9GnQ] a short trailer for Kyo Maclear’s new children’s book, “Spork”, published by Kids Can Press. Illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault.  Tweeted by Naomi Klein. IW: As a Polish-Rusisan-Alsation-Czech Jew, I can only say Spork long and prosper.

Newsday article: Wrong on diversity, wrong on standardized tests

KW writes: I was outraged by a recent Newsday article which put forth a possible theory for declining test scores. Link and excerpt from Newsday article first, my comments below: (excerpt from) Newsday Dip in statewide SAT scores blamed on student diversity by John Hildebrand /September 13, 2010 A report was released showing New York […]

First worksite raids of the Obama Administration

Call to Action: Communities must fight back against FIRST WORKSITE raids of the Obama Administration February 26, 2009 As you may know, the Obama administration executed the first worksite raid of his administration this week outside Seattle in Bellingham, Washington. Below, please find a DRAFT action alert that FIRM has circulated this morning.  Please distribute […]

Happy Thanksgiving

Hope you have a safe, meaningful and restful Thanksgiving. There are many stories and layers to the Thanksgiving story. And, though, it was an idealized account, and the true story reflects on the injustices of our culture, it still contains some hope for learning and celebration. I thank the Long Island Wins team for posting […]

Journalist and Diversity Advocate, Nancy Hicks Maynard dies

The work of Nancy Hicks Maynard continues at her organization: here. (excerpt from) San Jose Mercury News/AP Report Diversity advocate Nancy Hicks Maynard dies at 61 The Associated Press LOS ANGELES—Nancy Hicks Maynard, a pioneering journalist whose advocacy for diversity in the newsroom led her to co-found the Maynard Institute for Journalism Education, has died. […]

Serious about diversity and reaching out?

I am so excited. Two wonderful people, who I met when they gave the “Dismantling Racism Workshop” at a Green Party national meeting in Reading, are opening up their own business. Opening Hearts & Minds (OHM) works with you to choose training modules that can assist in laying the foundation for CHANGE to take root […]

Challenges and Opportunities for Southampton’s Diverse Workforce 8/21/08

Town of Southampton Anti-Bias Task Force Presents: “What are the Challenges and Opportunities for Southampton’s Diverse Workforce?”: Employer and Employee Perspectives The Town of Southampton Anti-Bias Task Force (ABTF) invites the public to an educational evening, Thursday, August 21st, 5:30-8:30, to learn about the challenges and opportunities facing employers and employees in the Town of […]

Adding (and keeping) diversity in the national Green Party

From Kimberly: I am a non-voting member of the Green Party of the United States Diversity Committee. (I like to refer to it as the GP-US DivCom.) The DivCom has been on low energy for a couple of years. We kind of got wiped out during the struggle of including some new caucuses. Though, we […]

Green Party of the US: Diversity Committee

From Kimberly Wilder I am a non-voting member of the Green Party of the United States Diversity Committee. The goals of the committee include nurturing identity caucuses to gather together for representation on the GP-US National Committee. Though, other things happen there, including a lot of good networking and sharing on issues connected to race, […]