March 2-4 2012
Big Muddy IMC,
214 N. Washington
Updated Schedule and Speakers List:
Friday March 2
From Egypt to Little Egypt: The Origins of Occupy Wall Street
Speakers include Nick Smaligo from Occupy Carbondale, Abdo Solomon, and Sarah Lewison.
Film Screening: “Capitalism Hits the Fan”
Saturday, March 3
Seed Swap (at Town Hall)
The Struggle for Environmental Justice in Southern Illinois
Speakers include Mark Donham.
Brown Bag Lunch Discussion on “Direct Action”
Occupy Wall Street and the Fight Against Racism
Economic Crisis and Corporate Greed: Why Corporate Capitalism Doesn’t Work.
Speakers include Adam Turl (contributor to Socialist Worker Online) and Nick Smaligo (Occupy Carbondale
The Fires Last Time: Lessons of the 1930s and 1960s Social Movements.
Speakers include Prof. Robbie Lieberman and Prof. David Cochran
Party/Fundraiser and Art Auction
Sunday, March 4
We are the Media: Independent Media and the Occupy Movement
Speakers Include: Rich Whitney, former Green Party candidate for Governor of Illinois, Sarah Lewison (media professor).
Lunch Break + Intro To Linux Discussion
Occupy the Future: Alternatives to Corporate Capitalism.
Speakers include Tod Kington (Another Way), Peter Sussman (Occupy Carbondale), Paula Bradshaw (Green Party), Ken Strikkers, (professor of Philosophy), Adam Turl (Occupy Carbondale)
Occupy Gender: Patriarchy and Corporate Greed
Occupy Southern Illinois: The Past and Future of Our Struggles for Economic and Social Justice
Speakers Include: Carl Bloom (President of Graduate and Professional Student Council), Alex Kane and Montana Goodman (student protest organizers during the 2011 strike), Jyostna Kapur (SIU professor and rank-and-file Faculty Association member), Joe Hassert (founding member of Occupy Carbondale and member of GA United).
Resisting the Global 1 Percent: Stopping the GB and NATO
This event is free (donations accepted)
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or join us 7pm Wednesdays or 1pm Saturdays @ the Big Muddy IMC, 214 N. Washington