Global Climate Convergence (GCC) will be meeting and protesting fast-food employees’ low wages Thursday, 5/15/14. GCC is joining the worldwide call for a livable $15.00 per hour wage for workers in the fast-food industry.
Join Global Climate Convergence 11:30 AM at McDonalds, 659 E. Broadway in Eugene to hold signs, chant labor slogans and pass out leaflets. At 12:30 PM, GCC will march to Wendy’s, 1895 Franklin Blvd.
Occupy Eugene continues to hold GA’s at Growers Market.
They are now being held 6:00 pm on the third Friday of each month.
Please join us at our General Assembly at the Growers Market, 454 Willamette St., Eugene, OR.
Why is there a US news blackout on Edward Snowden’s January 27 interview (in English) on German TV? Maybe because he accuses the US Director of National Intelligence of lying to Congress about NSA mass surveillance. Watch the interview here:
LiveLeak.com – German Television does first Edward Snowden Interview (ENGLISH)
Occupy Eugene will add our voice to a broad coalition of activist groups, companies, and online platforms holding a worldwide day of activism in opposition to the NSA mass spying regime on February 11th. Dubbed “The Day We Fight Back.” Please revisit this site Tuesday, February 11, to help us flood Congress with our messages of support for the USA Freedom Act, to rein in illegal NSA mass surveillance and restore the rule of law over the US national security state.
For more information about this day of activisim against mass surveillance, go to:
The Day We Fight Back – February 11th 2014
On January 27, 2014, the Eugene City Council granted Whoville and its advocates 30 days to find a new location for the Whoville Unhoused Sanctuary. City Manager Jon Ruiz prefers private instead of public land for Whoville although everyone is aware we are not likely to secure private land in the 30-day period. Therefore three temporary sites on public land are currently being evaluated.
Occupy Eugene is asking for your sustained financial support to help our organizers and activists to achieve the change the 99% wants to see.
On Saturday, October 12, Lane County residents will participate in the worldwide “March Against Monsanto” for World Food Day. Over 275 cities around the world are scheduled for events on the same day. In Eugene, we will hold a joyful celebration of sustainable agriculture dressed in Franken, mad scientist and veggie themes. This time we march
Eugene Municipal Court Judge Karen Stenard issued a ruling Thursday August 15th upholding the rights of protestors
to hold 24-hour protests at the Wayne Morse Free Speech Plaza in Eugene.
On Wednesday August 21 Occupy Eugene and Occupy Bankbusters will present a benefit showing of the new documentary Jekyll Island: the Truth Behind the Federal Reserve, produced and directed by Bill Still, at 7 PM in the EWEB Community Room at 500 E. 4th in Eugene.
A Rally,Music and A Fun Singalong Action to Save our Pollinators from Common
Saturday, July 20th rally at noon in Free Speech Plaza, 8th & Oak. March through downtown to the Eugene Public Library. Carpool to a Garden Store to be announced at the rally!
KEYNOTES: Lisa Arkin of Beyond Toxics and Philip Smith of Oregon Sustainable Bees. Musical Parody by Scotty Perey. Wear costumes and bring kazoos for the Bee Funeral Dirge March!
On Monday, July 15, a Eugene Municipal Court judge will hear arguments for and against dismissal of trespass charges against 20 Free Speech activists