Benedictine Sisters of Erie declare Community Support for Occupy Movement http://eriebenedictines.org/story/community-support-occupy-movement
Jan 20 - Occupy the Courts – Erie action Federal Courthouse Funeral for democracy. Procession will begin at Gazebo at 11am and proceed to Federal Courthouse. Part of an event taking place in cities nationwide.
Jan 21 – This is Where We Take Our Stand schedule changed again, now Jan 21+++ and 1PM. If palnning to watch maybe good to check WQLN schedule to make sure it hasn’t moved. (check schedule on WQLN website www.wqln.org ).
Jan 21-Occupy the Courts event in Butler PA Diamond Park and Butler Co Courthouse, Main Street 724-355-3949 or at [email protected]
Feb 16 - Bill McKibben at Allegheny College – Environmentalist and Author Thursday, February 16, 2012 7:30 p.m. Shafer Auditorium Allegheny college
Feb 19 – Winterfest at Arboretum: Noon-4PM Family Activisites, Recycled Sled Contest make sled from recycled materials http://www.leaferie.org
Mid-March – Erie Peace Initiative making plans for anniversary of invasion of Iraq , to point out that things are not “over.” Contact them if you want to give input or be involved.
Erie ’s own Broke Boland: “Time to resist” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=saI7aP54hmM
Occupy the Courts – (VIDEO) Bill McKibben on Occupy the Courts http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LdyYaBJ2AOQ&feature=related
Anyone going to DC for the Occupy events (Jan 17, 20 and 21) please let me know as there are folks who want to carpool. 814-572-4239 [email protected]
Bill Moyers is back! “I’m coming back because in tumultuous times like these I relish the company of people who try to make sense of the tumult,” Mr. Moyers writes on his Web site, billmoyers.com. NY Times story: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/08/arts/television/bill-moyers-returns-to-tv-but-not-with-pbs.html?_r=2&scp=2&sq=bill%20moyers&st=cse Bill anticipated the Occupy movement http://www.politicalaffairs.net/bill-moyers-anticipation-of-the-occupy-movement/
Coverage of Guantanamo protest by WICU/WSEE http://www.erietvnews.com/story/16491069/protesters-marking-10th-anniversary-of-gitmo
“Thanks to Our Military Debacles in Iraq and Afghanistan , America 's 'Superpower' Status Has Officially Ended” http://www.alternet.org/world/153643/thanks_to_our_military_debacles_in_iraq_and_afghanistan,_america's_'superpower'_status_has_officially_ended/
"Why do we ignore the civilians killed in American wars?" Washington Post 1/5/2012
A Town Gone Bad: An insider's timeline of the Corbett/Sandusky/PSU scandal (check out related as well)