Category Archives: long island

Race, Police, Education and Lies: The New Right-Wing Culture War

May 6, 2021 By Barbara Weber-Floyd reprinted from “The Resistance and Me“ This is the story of how our inability to confront our racist history is fueling a right-wing misinformation campaign against our schools, resulting in contentious, partisan school board … Continue reading

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Will LIPA terminate PSEG?

  As reported in Newsday, on April 15 Assemblyman Steve Englebright and thirteen other members of the NYS Assembly and Senate sent a letter to Governor Cuomo urging that LIPA terminate its contract with PSEG LI and become a true … Continue reading

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South Fork Wind Farm Cable Approved by PSC

Press Release: For Immediate Release South Fork Wind Farm Cable Approved by PSC East Hampton, New York – March 18, 2021 — This morning the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) voted unanimously to grant South Fork Wind (“SFW”) … Continue reading

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Legalize Commercial Kelp Farming in our Bays – Let’s Blue-Green Our Economy

 Join us in signing onto this petition to Legalize Kelp Farming in our Bays . Dear Senators Kaminsky and Stec, Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Environmental Conservation Committee, and Assemblymen Englebright and Smullen, Chair and Ranking Member of the Assembly … Continue reading

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Update on the South Fork Wind Farm & Call to Action

To: Win With Wind supportersFrom: Win With Wind steering committeeDate:  Feb. 14, 2021Topic: Update on the South Fork Wind Farm Dear friends of WWW, We would like to update you regarding where we stand in the 4-year-long process of getting the South Fork Wind … Continue reading

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“Hyper-partisan and hypocritical nonsense” (Katie Vincentz, Zeldin Spokesperson)

Excellent reports on the topic: Rep. Zeldin’s Backtrack on Fraud Claims Fails to Silence His Critics EH Star: Attorneys urge investigation of ZELDIN. Twenty-two lawyers file ethics complaint against Zeldin in connection with presidential election: By Denise Civiletti – Jan … Continue reading

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Truth and Lies

America’s 220-year history of a peaceful transfer of power — the cornerstone of our democracy — was shattered in one horrifying afternoon. On January 6, a frenzied mob incited by President Donald Trump laid siege to the Capitol, vandalizing the … Continue reading

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And Now, For Some 2020 Good Climate News

Looking for 2020 good news on climate? Get ready to set some priorities and make some New Year’s Climate Resolutions. Continue reading

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Assault on America

Democracy has taken a beating during the past four years. From the day Trump was sworn in, the moral yardstick we use to measure presidents by morphed into a moral slide rule, constantly adjusted by obsequious Republicans anxious to cover … Continue reading

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Friend of clean water, biodiversity, climate-friendly regenerative businesses and safe-guarding our shorelines? Read on…..

Dear Friend of the Shellfish Farmer,  If you are a friend of clean water, biodiversity, climate-friendly regenerative businesses, coastline protection, Earth and her oceans read on….. Join us in support of our shellfish farmers, and support the inclusion of commercial … Continue reading

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The Days After Election Day

As our democracy hangs by a rapidly fraying thread, it is critical that each of us do everything we can to ensure that Donald Trump is voted out of office, and once voted out of office, that he actually LEAVES … Continue reading

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YAY! I voted!

Like you, I have been waiting for this moment for 4 years. I have never seen voting lines like this, not in 20 years, not in sleepy East Hampton after the summer crowds are long gone. Newsday and the Press … Continue reading

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Caravans in Suffolk County

From Shoshona Hershkowitz on Saturday’s rally on Long Island New York: Yesterday, people where I live, we were harassed by the Trump caravan. This group with covered license plates, screaming slurs out of their bullhorns at intersections, calling for the … Continue reading

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Prop #1: Yes or No?

Prop #1 asks voters (on the back of the ballot for Nov 3rd) if we’d like the term length for our Suffolk County legislators be four years rather than the current two. A no vote advocates keeping them on a … Continue reading

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Trump’s chearleader: Lee Zeldin

Don’t let him fool you: LZ will take away your healthcare, your reproductive rights and destroy the environment. Another 4 years of DT and another 2 years of LZ spells disaster. VOTE GOROFF for Congress, Biden/Harris for the top of … Continue reading

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Vote NO on Proposal #2

While we are all concentrating on the front of the ballot, there are 2 proposals on the back. #2 is of particular concern. Here is why. Your drinking water is at risk! While everyone was home and grappling with the … Continue reading

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Trump Is Killing Us

Letter to the Editor published in The East Hampton Star, October 8 Corrosive Effects To the Editor: The deadliest threat facing the American public isn’t the coronavirus, it’s the toxic brew of arrogance and ignorance that Trump and his loyalists … Continue reading

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Trump’s Economic Fallout

Guestwords in the East Hampton Star: Trump’s Economic Fallout for Suffolk County and Long Island By John Tepper Marlin and Steven Newman October 1, 2020 President Trump’s three main economic initiatives have been radical 2017 cuts in taxes (at the … Continue reading

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NY State Senators under Attack

From Sue in Brookhaven:  The attacks from Ron Lauder on Democratic State Senators from Long Island are unconscionable as well as false. They also raise an important strategy question. These attacks especially infuriate me: at the same time that Lauder … Continue reading

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Early Voting

I can’t wait. Voting in NY State and Suffolk county starts on October 24th, a little over 1 month from now! In contrast to absentee ballots and voting by mail, there seems less risk of your vote not being counted … Continue reading

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