In NY: Democratic Party Governor defies public, will stand with Republicans to oppose millionaire’s tax

Update on 10/19/2011: While one organization tried to honor Andrew Cuomo, Occupy Wall Street protesters gathered outside. An attendee, feminist author Naomi Wolf, realized their point, and she was arrested for standing on the sidewalk to draw attention to Cuomo’s objection to the millionaire’s tax. Great video! She was arrested in her fancy dress for […]

Poll: Best Open-Source Non-Linear Video Editor

Ok,  so I am picky.  I need something that runs on Windows.  (Yeah, I know)  I also need something that can edit avi and mov/quicktime.  So the choices are limited. [polldaddy poll=2813988]

Poll: Democracy Now! or Boycott for Equal Time?

IW: One of our regular readers has complained that we should not reflect Democracy Now! stories.  The complaint is based on the valid point that Democrcay Now! does not give equal time to reporting on Green Party candidates.  Because of that this reader feels we should not promote the show. [polldaddy poll=2759744]

Poll: Were you shocked by Kimberly’s Obama coverage?

This is partially in response to bickering in the Wilder household, and partially in response to us getting slammed by fellow, progressive bloggers at Third Estate Sunday Review. Please vote (unless you are like our friend Roger, and you know not to get in the middle of a couple arguing…) In case it has to […]

10/30/2008 Cynthia McKinney shows up on Zogby Tracking Poll

10/30/2008: Green Party Presidential Candidate Cynthia McKinney shows up at .2% in the latest Zogby tracking poll of 7,000 likely voters across the U.S. (+/- 2.9%). Story and percentages for other candidates over at Independent Political Report.

Nevada Poll: Cynthia McKinney at 1%

Kimberly’s poll-watching observations: Earlier in the campaign, more polls and poll reports seemed to be including Green Party Presidential Candidate Cynthia McKinney. McKinney was polling at .1% to .3% in the earliest polls. Then, there seemed to be a rise to about 1%. Now, closer to the race, when McKinney has had time to build […]

Cynthia in Zogby Poll: 10/11/2008

In a nationwide poll by Reuters/C-SPAN/Zogby, Cynthia McKinney polled at 1%. (excerpt from) The Irish Times Polls shows Obama holding four-point lead Sat, Oct 11, 2008 Democrat Barack Obama holds a four-point lead over Republican rival John McCain in a tight race for the White House, according to a Reuters/C-SPAN/Zogby poll released today. Mr Obama […]

Who lost the debate last night? (And, who won?)

The American people lost. Because important voices were left out, including four other candidates who could possibly win in the electoral college: Cynthia McKinney/Green Party, Ralph Nader/independent, Chuck Baldwin/Constitution, and Bob Barr/Libertarian. But, okay, for those of you who care about the two party corporate duopoly: From The Guardian UK: Latest polls A snap CBS […]

New Zogby Presidential Poll

On Election Night, please come back here to onthewilderside starting at 8pm for Alternative Election Night Coverage, Tuesday, Nov 4th. Latest Update – 11/3/08: Please go right to the source…Zogby Update – 11/2/08: After a one-day blip on Halloween polling, where McCain beat Obama by 1%, the pendulum swings back, and Obama is in the […]

Another new poll with Cynthia McKinney

Cynthia McKinney is polling at 1%. I think that is great for a first run for president. And, I look forward to higher as her national name recognition increases… Thanks to Green Party Watch for finding the story at CNN here.

New polls in two states: Cynthia McKinney research

There is a CNN/Time/Opinion Research Poll finished Sept.2nd. The results: Cynthia McKinney at 2% in Iowa. Interesting: Most articles don’t list the specifics of what the alternative candidates received in the Minnesota Poll. Though, many of the articles point out that in Minnesota, Obama is leading by 12% in a straight-up, two-way race. But, with […]

Zogby Poll: Barr 4%, McKinney 1%, Nader 1%

from the Zogby poll: In the poll’s horserace question, Obama got a small bump out of the announcement, and now leads McCain, 46% to 44%, in a two-way contest, and leads 45% to 42% in a five-way contest including Libertarian candidate Bob Barr of Georgia, who won 4%, Green Party nominee Cynthia McKinney and liberal […]

Cynthia McKinney makes her debut in national prez polling

I am impressed that a national poll included the Green Party candidate, especially since we have a new candidate, not the one the press is used to. I think it is a credit to the Green Party, and to Cynthia McKinney’s name recognition, that she was only nominated by the Green Party a few weeks […]

Who Killed The Economy: Some blame where it is due

I love this chart and poll from They left off some people to blame, such as “The Democrats” in general, “The Republicans” in general, or just “corporate America. Though, it is interesting who they have on. And, interesting for such a glossy publication to point the finger at the greedy kings of capitalism. Please […]