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Occupy Phoenix: Free Speech Friday (18NOV11) march & rally at 4pm!

Occupy Phoenix: "Free Speech Friday" March & Rally for Economic Justice!
Friday, November 18, 2011--4:00pm to 7:00pm
Cesar Chavez Plaza, 201 W. Washington Street, Phoenix AZ 85003

4:00pm--March to the Big Banks!
Bring your signs and meet at Cesar Chavez Plaza, then "put your march where your money is" in a nonviolent march through downtown Phoenix

5:30pm--Rally for Economic Justice
Join the march as it returns to Cesar Chavez Plaza for a rally on economic justice. Speak out for our right to assemble peacefully and demand an economy that works for the 99%!

YouTube video (24OCT11): Jill Stein for President announcement speech

On October 24th, 2011, Dr. Jill Stein, the recent Green-Rainbow Party candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, announced her candidacy for President of the United States. Dr. Stein is seeking the Presidential nomination of the Green Party. Here is the link to the video:

For more information on her campaign, visit

Democracy Now program (14SEP11): U.S. Census reports reveal one in six Americans are poor; one in five children live in poverty

On September 14th, 2011, Democracy Now hosts Amy Goodman & Nermeen Shaikh interviewed guest Heidi Shierholz, labor economist at the Economic Policy Institute. Here is the link to the video:

Green Party of Maricopa County (GPMC) meeting: Sunday, October 30th, 2011 at 1:30pm (Boo)!

The Green Party of Maricopa County (GPMC) invites all registered Greens & guests to our next meeting!

Sunday, October 30th, 2011—1:30pm to 3:30pm (arrive early!)
Phoenix Public Library (Juniper Branch—meeting room)
1825 W. Union Hills Drive, Phoenix AZ 85027
(southeast corner of 19th Avenue & Union Hills Drive)

Tentative Agenda:

• 2012 Elections: Recruitment of “Full Slate” of Green Party candidates & campaign volunteers
• Arizona Green Party (AZGP) voter registration campaign: Recruitment of volunteers

Ralph Nader calls on Arizonans to reject "Top Two" primary (12OCT11)

On October 12th, 2011, consumer advocate and former presidential candidate Ralph Nader issued the following statement in opposition to the proposed adoption of a "Top Two" primary election system in Arizona:

Democracy Now program (8SEP11): Epitaph for another 9/11--renown writer Ariel Dorfman on the 1973 U.S.-backed coup in Chile

On September 8th, 2011, Democracy Now hosts Amy Goodman & Juan Gonzalez interviewed writer Ariel Dorfman. Here is the link to the video:

UFCW Labor Film Festival: Saturday, October 22, 2011--11am to 9pm

United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Labor Film Festival
Saturday, October 22, 2011--11:00am to 9:00pm
UFCW Local 99, 2401 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix AZ 85004

Open to the public. This is an opportunity for union & non-union workers, students, activists and community members to come together and learn about the history of the labor movement, while examining today's economic problems of poverty, low job quality, and wage inequality.

Show times/films:

11:00am--Harlan County, USA
1:00pm--Bread & Roses
3:00pm--Inside Job
5:00pm--Made in L.A.
7:00pm--Norma Rae (6OCT11): 'Green News Report'

On October 6th, 2011, Green News Report hosts Brad Friedman & Desi Doyen provided this commentary. Here is the link to the audio:

Democracy Now program (1SEP11): As economy lags, new study reveals 25 top firms pay more to CEOs than in taxes

On September 1st, 2011, Democracy Now hosts Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez interviewed guest Chuck Collins, senior scholar at the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS). Here is the link to the video:

Day of Action: "Jobs, not Cuts" Rally & #Occupy Phoenix--Saturday, October 15th, 2011 at 10am!

Day of Action: Saturday, October 15th, 2011

"Jobs, not Cuts" Rally: sponsored by the Arizona AFL-CIO
Saturday, October 15th, 2011 at 10:00am
Cesar Chavez Plaza, 201 W. Washington St., Phoenix AZ 85003
Arizona working families demand good jobs, protection of vital social services, and an end to the attacks on the middle-class!

Saturday, October 15th, 2011 at 12:00pm/Noon
Cesar Chavez Plaza, 201 W. Washington St., Phoenix AZ 85003
Hold Wall Street accountable and create good jobs! It is time for all of us, the 99%, to be heard!

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