Category Archive: OCCUPY

Dec 03 2016

EUGENE DEBS 1917

Tim Robbins reading what got Eugene Debs into prison for 10 years.      

Sep 16 2016

DAKOTA ACCESS PIPELINE ON ACT OUT

Act Out  from OCCUPY.com has a short video on the Dakota Access Pipeline.  Lots of great information here and talking from OCCUPY’s main objective which is to “follow the money”  

Nov 22 2015

GLOBAL CLIMATE MARCH FOR PARIS

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FRIENDS!   It is time to bring back the days when Bellingham streets were full of people marching for the good of the planet and the people on the planet.   THIS IS THAT TIME AGAIN! JOIN US this coming SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29 at 10:00 in MARITIME PARK for a march through town to the SALISH SANCTUARY …

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Sep 24 2015

Buffy Saint Marie has a song for today

SUCH A POWERFUL VOICE. SOME NEW WORDS FOR THE WORLD TODAY  

Jun 19 2015

ACT OUT! INTERVIEW with Kshama and others

ACT OUT was the only media at the rally! It was awesome!      

Feb 20 2015

FAST TRACK PROTEST REPORT

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OCCUPY BELLINGHAM has been very busy this past week.  On Tuesday we participated in a rally to oppose FAST TRACK  for TPP.  We carpooled to Mt. Vernon and rallied at Representative DelBene’s office.  OCCUPY BELLINGHAM brought all our TPP banners.  Debbie made a third banner about FAST TRACK that got the most exposure (behind the speakers). …

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Jan 23 2015

PROTEST CITIZENS UNITED- WE WERE THERE!

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On the Fifth Anniversary of The 2010 Citizens United ruling by the Supreme Court OCCUPY BELLINGHAM staged an action.  For starters we built the banners.  We learned this at a Backbone Campaign summer workshop here in Bellingham summer of 2012.             Then we took those banners to the freeway overpasses …

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Dec 29 2014

3 YEARS LATER

DECEMBER 28, 2011 – the day the OCCUPY BELLINGHAM encampment was taken down by a Whatcom County militarized police force.  Four members of OCCUPY BELLINGHAM protested this intervention and were arrested, spending the night in jail and the next two years protesting these arrests. WORKING BACKWARDS The Bellingham Herald marked that day with photographs and …

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Dec 15 2014

A SONG FOR THE SEASON

While there might not be much to cheer about these days, a song by Leonard Cohen can always bring a smile.  May you all stay well and be ready for the new year with renewed vigor for the struggle ahead.  Thanks to Terry for posting the photo (below) of the light OCCUPY BELLINGHAM hopes will …

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Nov 20 2014

“FREE” TRADE IS NOT FAIR TRADE

Stop the Trans-Pacific Partnership or TPP.  It is up to all of us to learn about this latest deal and call our Washington DC representatives to STOP FAST TRACK.  Our national legislators hope to ram this through during the lame duck session of congress. The FAST TRACK web site is here.  From this site you …

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