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Covid: not yet over?

Weddings are well-known high-risk events for Covid. Guests schmooze, they laugh (emitting microdroplets), they kiss.. contacts are often prolonged, longer than required for transmission of SARS CoV2 (10 min). The newest Omicron variants are even more infectious than their precursors. … Continue reading

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Great News!

Forwarded from Gerri Maslanka: If you have 31 minutes (and you missed Simon Rosenberg’s talk on why Democrats can win in November) watch this. VERY encouraging, informative and exciting. Really. Gerri 🇺🇸 Don’t miss this! David Follow Simon Rosenberg on Twitter:

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Zeldin’s “Signature Gate”

So now NYS Board of Elections has ruled:

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BOE boots Zeldin off Independence Party line for invalid signatures

New York Libertarian Party contests signatures were duplicates and photocopies Joshua SolomonJuly 14, 2022 in the TIMES UNION. Submitted by Gerri Maslanka (Sag Harbor) ALBANY — U.S. Rep. Lee Zeldin, the Republican nominee for governor, is unlikely to run on … Continue reading

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Neo Nazi’s in our Military

And then there is this regarding the victims within the Capitol Police force: For Zeldin to claim he is a military man is worse than shameless. It is shmegegge. (Yiddish) baloney; hot air; nonsense. Here is an action for you: … Continue reading

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Force Multiplier

We would all like to help fund political candidates that have a chance of winning. Right? Force Multiplier (FM) selects candidates that have a chance of winning. In addition to presenting the slate of candidates they follow, Force Multiplier brings … Continue reading

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500,000 Climate Actions towards our Million Messages Campaign

Simple. Free. Powerful. Effective. (And Earn Trees!) Since January, when I joined the Climate Action Now App, I’ve had fun tapping away for 5 minutes a day, scrolling through actions, choosing my favorites, contacting elected officials (so easy, just a … Continue reading

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Who is funding the Sedition Caucus?

The Sedition Caucus includes Lee Zeldin. Six Congressmen That Have Failed to Cooperate with the January 6th Committee Have Received Over $826K In Corporate Donations  Washington, D.C. — Ahead of the January 6th Committee’s first public hearing, watchdog Accountable US … Continue reading

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COVID Notes: More Covid Patients; Studies on Long Term Covid; A Million Deaths

  I had several COVID positive patients this week, all vaccinated. All relatively speaking mild (i.e. no respiratory distress), including members of my family. COVID is constantly mutating. It would appear that one of the mutations is responsible for the … Continue reading

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Climate Change Resources

April 25, 2022 If you don’t already receive this excellent weekly climate round-up newsletter, read on. And sign up. Climate Change Resources was created in 2016 by publishers Lena Tabori and Mike Shatzkin to educate and empower us all to … Continue reading

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PUTIN’S FOSSIL-FUELED WAR

HOW TO STOP A PETRO-CRIMINAL Shared below are excerpts from the Climate Action Now weekly enewsletter.  I have been spending a few minutes each day taking “planet-saving actions” on the amazing, easy-to-use, free app Climate Action Now.  Impact to date: “274,418 … Continue reading

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WE ARE WITH UKRAINE

Submitted by Bob Brody. Dear MoveOn members; Our hearts continue to break for the devastations faced by Ukrainians, even while we’re inspired by the confidence and courage they are showing the world each day in refusing to give in to … Continue reading

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Stand with Ukraine – East Hampton

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Whale ‘Highways’ Are Being Destroyed by the Fishing Industry

Forwarded by Judith Hope. Original here: https://www.speciesunite.com/news-stories/whale-highways-are-being-destroyed-by-the-fishing-industry By Amy Jones, Feb 19,2022 Whales are facing ‘alarming threats’ from fishing gear and ghost nets, a new WWF report warns. The world’s whales are facing increasing threats in their key habitats and … Continue reading

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Introducing Chop Wood, Carry Water 2/11

Jessica Craven9 hr ago We have the voters. Hi, all and happy Friday (today is Feb 11th)! I apologize for running late this morning— I gave an Activism 101 workshop to a lovely group of folks on the East Coast … Continue reading

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Nobel and Sainthood?

Dr. Jérôme Lejeune I was curious whether anyone had ever been awarded a Nobel prize in the sciences or medicine, first initiated in 1901, and then later been canonized (sainthood). There are some interesting stories throughout the history of canonized … Continue reading

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Join Paul Hawken and Damon Gameau

As They Highlight the January 2022 Drawdown Festival “Join the Regeneration” says acclaimed Australian filmmaker of 2040, keynote speaker and festival partner for the 2022 Drawdown Festival – Tools For Regeneration: Forums! Fun! Films! coming to the Southampton Arts Center, … Continue reading

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The good, the bad and the ugly (2022)

It is a mixed bag of news. The redistricting maps in Suffolk county were voted upon and the legal hurdles were overcome. And this just hours before the county legislature was ceded to Republican control! But (as per Newsday), despite … Continue reading

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Trending in 2022: Meet the Climatarians

Who Dine with the Earth in Mind I’ve been meeting some Climatarians lately. It’s a lifestyle that is starting to trend, especially with millennials.   “What Is a Climatarian?” the NY Times headlined, describing this new climate-centered lifestyle. I think of … Continue reading

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Omicron: welcome to New York.

We have all seen the lines: people on the Upper Eastside are willing to wait over 1 hour to get tested and in the Lexington Ave. / 86th Street neighborhood I counted 5 free testing sites just this morning. The … Continue reading

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