Monthly Archives: November 2017

We Can Reverse Climate Change

By Cate Rogers, East Hampton, NY (Copyright: Peter Weber Shutterstock) I was thrilled to participate in a free showing at my local library of the film “An Inconvenient Truth”, being a new pinned Climate Leader of The Climate Reality Project, … Continue reading

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Is Peter King (NY-02) Going to Retire?

Republicans are leaving the U.S. House at the highest rate in a decade.   Nathaniel Rakich, a reporter with 538, has analyzed the Republican exodus and finds there are 2 groups: those that are moderate Republicans and belong to the so … Continue reading

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Zeldin – Bannon Alliance

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – NOVEMBER 29, 2017 CONTACT: Mara Gerstein: or Victoria Glynn Coalition of Groups Launch Petition to Demand Lee Zeldin Disinvite Steve Bannon From Upcoming NYC Fundraiser Suffolk County and New York, NY – New … Continue reading

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Protect Internet Freedom November 26, 2017 By George Lakoff Donald Trump and the Republicans are trying to restrict American freedom and destroy the Internet as we know it. They want to hand control of a crucial public resource – the Internet – … Continue reading

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Annie Proulx Gave One of the Best National Book Award Speeches in Recent Memory

Posted on By Boris Kachka Annie Proulx. Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images The least suspenseful part of the National Book Award ceremony can be the most fun: the speech given by each year’s winner of the Medal for Distinguished Contribution … Continue reading

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The da Vinci Lode

 The painting ‘Salvator Mundi’ by Leonardo da Vinci at Christie’s. Credit Drew Angerer/Getty Images To the Editor: “The da Vinci Lode” (NY Times editorial, Nov. 17) is an important warning. The idea that the obscenely rich see nothing untoward in … Continue reading

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In Lockstep

Letter to the Editor Printed in the East Hampton Star 11/16/17 Remember when Mitt Romney asked us to believe that “corporations are people too?” Well, under the Republican House tax proposal, which our congressman, Lee Zeldin, has largely embraced, the … Continue reading

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