Thu, 14 June 2012
Joe and Col. Bacevich do not see eye-to-eye on the role oil played in Iraq. In his opinion, we are not fighting wars for the benefit of corporations.
Iraq was a clear mistake.
Obama has taken covert war to a new level.
Col Bacevich doesn't see himself as a Smedley Butler figure.
Getch needs to pay more attention to the conversation, and less on reading lyrics.
Repeated discussion of the value of voting.
"War" Edwin Starr, live version.
"Kill the Poor" Dead Kennedys
Wed, 13 June 2012
Gordon Lafer is Associate Professor at University of Oregon's Labor Education and Research Center. He has worked at all levels of academia and government on labor and economic issues.
We are faced with a downward spiral of expectations that are letting Government and Corporations off the hook.
You have to knock on a lot of doors to really build a Movement.
Pick issues that will unite your group.
The way to unite Occupy is to focus on strategic issues and rally around specific campaigns.
Non-violence will help as a rule, because the fear of violence will depress membership.
There is majority support for the diverse goals of Occupy.
Wed, 6 June 2012
Benjamin Crandall is the Executive Director of the Common Goods Network and Co-Creator of the Kindista Gift Economy software for the internet.
Gift economy predates our current monetary economy.
Gift economy comes naturally to all of us.
Based on the work of Charles Eisenstein in the book: "Sacred Economics: Money, Gift and Community in the Age of Transition."
Discussed the Time of Transition
How does our society change with a gift economy?
Charles Eisenstein's blog: http://www.realitysandwich.com/blog/1736
Mon, 4 June 2012
John Zerzan is an internationally recognized anarchist philosopher, radio host and author of several books on Anarchy and Anarcho-Primitivism.
Response to Chris Hedges "Cancer of Occupy"
Intention of Black Bloc is to break laws when possible.
WTO in Seattle, G8 in Chicago are Black Bloc victories.
Is there a shift in the acceptance of Black Bloc tactics?
Black Bloc is a recognition of the dire state of repression.
Black Bloc is not the only viable tactic.
Diversity of tactics.
New intro music: Alice DiMicele covering Buffalo Springfield's "For What It's Worth"
Fri, 1 June 2012
Thomas Ferguson is a Senior Fellow at the Roosevelt Institute, Political Science Professor at Boston Univeristy and a Contributing Editor for Alternet.
The Nation owes a debt of thanks to Occupy.
Media doesn't deliver the real message on raising taxes on the Rich.
Obama's Afghanistan policy is crazy.
The US is not stirring the pot in East Asia.
We lost Congress when advancement became tied to fundraising.
Sue Sierralupe is the Volunteer Coordinator for the Occupy Eugene Medical Clinic
Free teeth cleaning at OEMC
Free dental van coming June 23.
OEMC is simply awesome.
Talking Heads "Pyscho Killer"
Nena "99 Luftballoons."
Mon, 28 May 2012
Sue Sierralupe of the Occupy Eugene Medical Clinic.
Bringing healthcare to the homeless population saves money and prevents disease in the non-homeless population.
Hepatitus is growing along with the poverty rate, and is a bigger killer than aids.
100,000 people die every year because of lack of coverage.
Joe describes his experience at the OEMC.
OEMC will be announcing an expansion of their services over the next month.
Thu, 24 May 2012
Mark Reynolds is the Executive Director of the Citizens Climate Lobby.
Carbon fee and dividend act.
Just how bad are things for the environment?
How to lobby Congress from the grassroots.
John Washington is with Occupy Buffalo and blogs for Fire Dog Lake.
He also takes part in the Occupy Supply conference calls each week.
Police violence at the NATO Summit in Chicago.
Civil liberties squashed in the NATO 5 case.
Tue, 22 May 2012
Antonio, of Occupy Portland Oregon, is on the streets as he watched injured protesters file into a Downtown Chicago medical clinic.
Lauren Regan, the Executive Director of the Civil Liberties Defense Center, talks about the roving Police State and the implications of the police violence and repression in Chicago during the NATO Summit.
Bill Ayers talks about his time on the streets during the Nato Summit and helps us to understand it all from a larger perspective.
Carl Read performs Bruce Cockburn's "If I Had a Rocket Launcher."
Tom Waits: "Day After Tomorrow."
Talking Heads liver version of "Life During Wartime."
Episode graphic from Occupy Wall Street facebook page.
Mike's videos: occupyportlandnews.com
Sat, 19 May 2012
Bill Ayers on Occupy TV.
Wed, 16 May 2012
Michelle Shocked stopped by Occupy Eugene during her Roccupy Tour.
What's up in Occupy LA.
Occupy LA Foreclosure Committee.
Her plans for May Day.
Shocked and Odd tour.