Why Occupy? A Community Conversation 11/28

Why Occupy? A Community Conversation 11/28

Why Occupy Eugene? A Community Conversation Members of Occupy Eugene (Lauren Regan, civil rights attorney; Jamil Jonna, UO graduate student and Silver Mogart, Community Alliance of Lane County community organizer) will speak about why they occupy, the historic significance of occupations as a form of protest, the importance of dissent, the financial crisis, environmental racism, 

LA and Philly Occupations Face Evictions

Tonight, Occupy LA and Occupy Philly are facing much adversity as their city governments plan to use their citizens’ tax dollars to have their police forces evict the most promising social change movement in decades from their occupation sites. Occupy Eugene, which faces our own uncertain future this December 15th, stands in solidarity with Occupy 

Occupy Cozmic Nov. 26

Occupy Cozmic Nov. 26

CLDC is hosting an event on Saturday in solidarity with Occupy Eugene. The proceeds will help defend the 17 activists arrested on Nov. 17th when they shut down five national banks in Eugene. No one turned away for lack of funds. Come dance and enjoy great company for a great cause! David Rovics, the Brass 

Occupy Eugene a Stop on Last Friday Art Walk

Occupy Eugene a Stop on Last Friday Art Walk

Occupy Eugene is part of this month’s Last Friday Art Walk! So from 6-9 on November 25th (Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving) we will be an Art Walk stop with live music and arts galore at camp in Washington Jefferson Park. If you would like to contribute art to the cause, please contact Dani: 

OE Protests Black Friday

November 25, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   press [at] occupyeugenemedia.org Occupy Eugene Protests Black Friday Eugene, OR-Approximately 100 Occupy Eugene protestors converged in a flash mob at the Valley River Center mall at 12:30 a.m. on Black Friday to protest corporate greed and mass consumerism. The group peacefully sang political carols with lyrics that exposed their 

Winter Coat Exchange!

Winter Coat Exchange!

If you have a coat to give, drop it off. If you need a coat, pick one up. Join the global holiday from consumerism. Spend the day without spending! Fri. Nov. 25th\11am – 3pm; 55 W. Broadway. 

12.3 - 12.4 Occupy Eugene Booth at the Holiday Market

12.3 – 12.4 Occupy Eugene Booth at the Holiday Market

Occupy Eugene will be holding a booth at the Holiday market this weekend! When: 10am-6pm Friday Nov. 25, Saturday Nov. 26, Sunday Nov. 27 Where: Lane County Fairgrounds, 13th & Jefferson Eugene, Oregon Occupy Eugene will have a table in the Non Profit area of the market and focus on community outreach. We will be 

Occupy the Mall on Buy Nothing Day

Occupy the Mall on Buy Nothing Day

For every dollar or credit spent on gifts, we sacrifice time, giving something material in exchange for providing our friends and family with the gift of ourselves.… We remain deprived of connection with those around us, and struggle to fill this emptiness with commodities that we do not need. In reality, all we need is one another. BUY NOTHING. 

Belittling the Occupy Movement – By Eugene Occupier Samuel Rutledge

Recently it has come to my attention that the global Occupations are being blamed for the disorderly behavior that is taking place at many of our protest sites. This is understandable, given that the power structure is hell bent on discrediting us by any means at their disposal. It is also laughable.