Hey San Francisco, grab your lab coats and let's march! April 22nd, details to come as the event gets organized. All STEMfolk and friends of science are welcome!
I'm planning to start protesting outside the White House on my lunch break (which I suppose I will have to start taking). Although this event only specifies February 8th, I'm hoping to go almost every day this week and next. [more inside]
Scheduled for 4:30-6 at the Minneapolis Federal Building. Any MeFites wanna meet up (or just show up)? [more inside]
Like it says! Forest City represent. [more inside]
The Women's March on Chicago begins with speakers and a rally at 10:00 AM at the Corner of Jackson and Columbus (Not quite the Drive). Please check in here if you're going, want to join at th meeting spot (SE corner of Jackson and Wabash around 9:30), or are interested in lunch/beers/bonding afterward (post-rally at Bar Below 127 S. State around 2:30). [more inside]
I will devote one day this weekend to sewing pussyhats and thought I'd see if anyone wanted to join! I don't know how to knit or crochet, but yarn-folk are definitely welcome. [more inside]
A protest will be held in Paris this Saturday 19 November. Fellow MeFites who want to come: we could all find each other once there. If someone knows the area well (Ecole Militaire) and can suggest a specific spot, that would be great! Be sure to join the Facebook event here. [more inside]
There's a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new hotel at 11:00 AM. I'm not sure when protests will start but I will be by there around 9 AM on my way to work. [more inside]
WORD — Women Organized to Resist and Defend — is calling on all those who can to join the protest in Austin on July 1, and for those who can’t to organize and join solidarity actions across the country. [more inside]
The New York Pirate Party is organizing a protest where we all gather outside Lincoln Center, dress as pirates, and sing copyrighted songs while holding up signs reading "THIS IS ILLEGAL". This Saturday, we rehearse the event. [more inside]
A 90-minute protest outside the New York City offices of New York's senators, Charles Schumer and Kirstin Gillibrand, organized by the New York Tech Meetup. This event advocates against the Protect Intellectual Property Act (PIPA) S.968, the Senate's companion to the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) H.R. 3261. Guest speakers to be announced.
Occupy Toronto is marching from St. James Park next Saturday (Nov. 12th) at 2 PM. I am thinking of going, and bringing the family with me. Would any local-ish MeFites want to meet up and march, and grab something to eat afterwards?
Come stand with the 99%, stand up for your rights, and stand around on LaSalle and Jackson. Shouting is optional. The only question is where and when. [more inside]
are any mefites doing anything protest-y regarding gov walker's assault on the public employee unions? i'm considering making the drive down from central WI at some point in the next couple days to do...something? it would be cool to meet some fellow badger mefites and help to show walker and his pals that WI is not backing down without a fight...i feel kinda useless behind my PC up here... ...what can we do ?
As detailed in this recent post on the blue, Houston, TX's only independent, free-form radio station is in grave danger of having its transmitter, FCC license and FM frequency sold out from under it. There has been a huge outpouring of student, alumni and community resistance, and there will be a protest on the campus of Rice tomorrow. [more inside]