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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

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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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    Please visit our Etsy shop at: Wilderside Vintage and Antique Jewelry
    Eco-Fashion!
    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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NYCLU Advocacy: DOJ Affirms Immigrant Children’s Right to Attend Schools

IW:  The government should be putting school officials in jail who break this law, just like the school officials try to put parents in jail for trying to get their children a good education. The U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department of Education have issued guidance <http://www.nyclu.org/files/releases/DOJ%20DOE%20guidance.pdf> to all the nation’s school districts clarifying […]

2009: Report on school district vote in Long Island

Update for 2010: Some results and link to 2010 Newsday info is at onthewilderside: here. _______________ For 2009…Newsday reports that all but 3 districts pass budgets. Article is here: Patchogue-Medford, Shoreham-Wading River budgets defeated Full results from Newsday are: here

Long Island: School budget vote/board elections

2012 Update Current election results for May 2012: See onthewilderside post: here. ________________________________________________________________ Post with info and links on 2010 Long Island school district votes: http://www.onthewilderside.com/2010/05/17/info-and-links-on-school-budget-votes-on-long-island-for-tues-may-18-2010/ Wed. May 20, 2009 update: Full LI school district results at Newsday: here Full Results for North Babylon School District are: here Today, Tuesday, May 19, 2009, is the […]

After the kidnapping: Child safe, parents worried, politicians bloviate…

KW: I was hoping not to write much more about the dramatic story of the 15 year old boy who was whisked away from his home in Massachusetts to West Virginia, with his 24 year old teacher. I do wish everyone well in recovering, recuperating, reflecting, and also in dealing with the politicians and school […]

The truth about Patchogue schools and Hispanic students

KW: I had the article below saved in my papers about school districts who do not do right by students. I found it incredibly interesting based on the recent hate crime in Patchogue, and my perception about the attitudes of Superintendent Michael Mostow as expressed at the Division of Human Rights/Mayor’s community meeting last Thursday.

Help and Healing for North Babylon High School

What could you do to help at North Babylon High School? It is the school down the street from me. And, I am going to have to turn my attention there. You may recall a few years ago there was an attack of a student recorded on youtube. Recently, there have been a series of […]

Education Rights, re: immigration status, disability rights, temporary housing

For more information or directions: PeaceSmiths www.peacesmiths.org (631) 798-0778 hotline/message line PeaceSmiths peace and justice organization presents a community forum on “School Law and Education Rights” On Friday, April 18th at 8pm, PeaceSmiths will present a forum on “School Law and Education Rights.” The event is held at the First United Methodist Church, 25 Broadway/Rt. […]