Thursday June 14,2012
Rand Paul endorses Romney; MoveToAmend; The problem of leaks; Military and the Law; Occupy; Dissent; Film Maker Wendy Jo Carlton talks about her new film Jamie; Born This Way
The Judge and Lori from OccupyGR talks with us about the process of consensus, art and major events coming up for OccupyGR.
Wendy Jo Carlton, film maker of Jamie and Jessie are NOT Together.
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Hour 1: Rand Paul gives one for the team by endorsing Romney. MoveToAmend Grand Rapids. The problem of leaks. Military and the Law.
MoveToAmend Grand Rapids is hosting an event on Saturday at Plymouth Congregational Church located at 4010 Kalamazoo SE, Grand Rapids, MI, from 730pm-930pm. A MoveToAmendGR signing event is also taking place at Garfield Park Saturday morning.
Hour 2: The Judge and Lori from OccupyGR talks about major upcoming events for OGR. The OGR Spring Training on June 16, and the July 4th Re-Occupation.
Sat. June 16th is OGR Spring Training which is a day of workshops, skills-building, etc. to prepare folks for the re-occupation (july 4th). There will be workshops on: The Spirit of Consensus, Working the Media, Know-Your-Rights (legal), Health/Safety, Direct Action. Also, Food Not Bombs will be serving food. The point of this event is to empower folks and get everyone ready and confident for the occupation, as well as other activism work.
July 4: Re-Occupation. OGR will be meeting at Monument Park at noon on July 4. With a march to their top secret encampment location and set up camp and develop policies and procedures that make our group run well. Some things folks can expect to see at the camp: Childcare, a People’s Library, a Free Store (lthink: RRFM), Kitchen, Medic Tent, Welcoming/Info booth, Security/De-Escalation Team, a People’s Garden and more.
Hour 3: Film Maker, Wendy Jo Carlton originally from Grand Rapids, talks about her new film Jamie and Jessie are NOT Together, and how she approaches film subjects. The film is showing at Wealthy Theater for the West Michigan Pride movie night, on Friday June 15th. Reception at 6pm, movie begins at 730pm. Tickets are $10.
Also continuing our discussion of Born This Way: The nature/nurture narrative in the political order