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.
November 19, 2011, Eugene-Saturday at the Occupy Eugene camp at Washington Jefferson Park, a medical emergency occurred involving the Eugene Police Department and paramedics. A man in his early 30’s overdosed from heroin around 4pm. Occupy protesters in camp immediately called 9-1-1 and came together to provide support. Luckily among the occupiers were a licensed
Please join Occupy Eugene, the Eugene-IWW, AFSME Local 3214 and ESSN for a screening of “The plunder of our time: Why Wall Street is not too big to jail.
When: Mon. Nov. 21rst @ 7pm
Where: Cozmic Pizza (8th Ave. and Charnelton)
Also available in : Spanish
This Thursday, November 17th, Occupy Wall Street (OWS) has called for an International Day of Action. In solidarity with OWS, Occupy Eugene is encouraging everyone to participate in this day of non-violent and direct action. March With Us from Wake the Beast on Vimeo. There will be a march on the banks starting at the
Here is a transcript with Occupy Eugene organizer Samuel Rutledge on KUGN Morning News with Storm and Grant on November 14 (download .mp3): Storm: Why this all started and what are you actually protesting? Sam: The Occupy movement started back in September in New York City and a group of people came together to start
“We’ll occupy the streets, we’ll occupy the courts, we’ll occupy the offices of you, till you do the bidding of the many, not the few.” Inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement, artist Makana, wearing an “Occupy with Aloha” T-shirt performed his song “We are the Many” at a dinner with leaders from 21 economies.
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In support of Occupy Portland: Candlelight Vigil TONIGHT @ Occupy Eugene. Occupy Portland has been ordered an eviction notice from their site as of midnight tonight. Come peacefully protest in support of the global Occupation. Bring extra candles/candleholders, signs in support of Portland. Let’s hold our vigil along the sidewalk on 7th (Big Red side
Occupy Eugene will have a day of action on Saturday, November 12, beginning at 12:00pm. We will meet at Free Speech plaza, march at noon to the Federal Building (as it is the most visible representation of the US Government in Eugene), and then march to the occupation site at 6th & Washington. Once at
In an effort to support the Occupy Eugene camp and its occupiers, the Egan Warming Center is inviting all those interested to attend a training on professional homeless assistance. The training aims to better work with and care for the homeless community on site and make a positive impact within camp. Who: Egan Warming Center