Occupy Portland’s 2nd Year Anniversary: OCCUPY LOVE Film Showing!

September 22, 2013
Occupy Portland’s 2nd Year Anniversary: OCCUPY LOVE Film Showing!

We invite all members of our Portland metro area communities for a film showing and interactive discussion of Canadian director Velcrow Ripper’s powerful documentary Occupy Love to commemorate our now 2nd year anniversary. Occupy Love explores the growing realization that the dominant system of power is failing to provide us with health, happiness or meaning. The...
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Strike Debt/Rolling Jubilee Portland – Add on Facebook!

September 15, 2013
Strike Debt/Rolling Jubilee Portland – Add on Facebook!

Strike Debt (http://strikedebt.org/), from Occupy Wall St. in New York, is creating a debtors’ movement with education, networking and debtors’ assemblies resisting the finance industry’s main form of dominance. Rolling Jubilee (http://rollingjubilee.org/), from Strike Debt, intercepts the “debt marketplace” created by financial institutions selling old debt for pennies on the dollar to collection agencies,...
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Inspect our roots with us! – Join the talk about CORE VALUES

September 13, 2013

We are approaching an exciting theme in our General Assemblies, one that is central for our survival and solidarity as a local movement. That is the idea of CORE VALUES – creating a solid set of ideals and principles that will guide and unite us. Born from the activities in our Summer Capacity-Building Conference...
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Occupy Portland “Accreditation ID” Card -UPDATE

September 12, 2013

On Thursday, Sept. 5th, during our first fall 2013 General Assembly, an open-ended discussion was held about the possibility of Occupy Portland adopting “Accreditation ID” Cards for all Occupy-affiliated organizers and activists. Originally labeled “Membership ID’s” but changed to be more inclusive, this was an extension of the already-initiated Vigil Membership ID Cards for homeless protesters...
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No War on Syria!

September 7, 2013

“Americans’ support for the United States’ taking military action against the Syrian government for its suspected use of chemical weapons is on track to be among the lowest for any intervention Gallup has asked about in the last 20 years. Thirty-six percent of Americans favor the U.S. taking military action in order to reduce Syria’s ability to use chemical weapons. The majority — 51% — oppose such action, while 13% are unsure.”

Syria_poll

Syria: Six Alternatives to Military Strikes

ACTION IN PORTLAND:

Sunday, 9/8 – 8pm No War With Syria – OLB/PDX Action

Monday, 9/9 – 4pm NO War in Syria PDX – Surround the Federal Building

NOW: Write Your Congressional Representative

Occupy Portland supported “Vigil to End The Camping Ban” Protester’s Membership ID Cards

September 3, 2013
Occupy Portland supported “Vigil to End The Camping Ban” Protester’s Membership ID Cards

Last Thursday, Aug. 29, an Emergency General Assembly was made at Lawnsdale Square, downtown, in concerns with the now-deposed City Hall Vigil. This summer has been incredibly difficult for our Vigilantes, risking legal and even physical harm while forbearing the violence, hard drug use, and other community-destroying behavior by a small and select few...
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No War on Syria! Rally

August 28, 2013
No War on Syria! Rally

This Saturday, August 31, a national day of action is planned to protest the federal government’s plans to invade Syria. This would be the NINTH Arabic country the US would attack this decade. This is a diverse group of Americans who all oppose the war or any further talk of war with Syria. We are...
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50th anniversary of the march on Washington

August 23, 2013
50th anniversary of the march on Washington

AMA Coalition for Justice & Police Reform, Urban League of Portland, NAACP of Portland, ACLU of Portland, and us invite you to join as we honor the spirit of the historic 1963 March on Washington and begin the work of the next 50 years of equality in America! Meet tomorrow, Aug. 24 at 10...
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Occupy National Gathering; Kalamazoo, MI – Send us your media!

August 19, 2013
Occupy National Gathering; Kalamazoo, MI – Send us your media!

We want to wish all Occupiers and attendees in the Pacific Northwest and everywhere a safe, happy, and revolutionary time at the 2nd Annual Occupy Wall Street (Inter) National Gathering in Kalamazoo, MI.; August 21 ~ 25! May you bring back ideas for personal, local and global CHANGE to decolonize the 99%! While we’ll...
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2013 Summer Capacity-Building Conference!

August 5, 2013
2013 Summer Capacity-Building Conference!

FRIDAY, AUG. 16: 7 pm. ~ 9 pm. / SATURDAY, AUG. 17: 11 am. ~ 6 pm. St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Portland, OR For logistical purposes, registration through Brown Paper Tickets are now closed. But you can still register by signing up a volunteer shift! From the Conference Coordinator:   Twenty-three months ago Occupy Wall...
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