Solidarity is a Weapon - A multi city Q&A with Derrik Jenson and Green Scare Defendant Marie Mason
June 7 Annual Weekend of Resistance against the Green Scare event
This June 7 people from all over North America will gather together on a single day to discuss the threat against the radical environmental movement, the Green Scare cases and what they mean, and to question how we can prevent impending ecological collapse.
The Q&A will be an interactive experience where people from all over will be able to email questions to Derrik and Marie and a webcast discussion around those questions with Derrik will ensue.
Each host city gets to build around the webcast however they want. Benefit shows, dinners, teach ins, marches and protests are all some of the things already being planned in conjunction with the Q&A. Host Cities can charge what they see fit for this event all that is asked is all funds raised are used to support Green Scare prisoners.
All that is needed is is a laptop, Internet access, instant messaging capability, a projector and a screen. All should be available at the local public library. All you need to get the webcast is a site that will be posted to anybody who emails and asks.
Please contact the coordinator listed below for details on the event in your city or contact Derrik's booking agent at email@example.com and/or Marie's support crew firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to host this event in your city.
The cities, event starting times and their organizers so far are:
Portland, OR 5pm Mark: email@example.com
Sacramento, CA 5pm John: firstname.lastname@example.org
Chicago, IL 7pm Monkey: email@example.com
Minneapolis, MN 7pm Rob: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bloomington, IN 7pm Hugh: email@example.com
Evansville, IN 7pm Teega: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cincinnati, OH 8pm Ryan: email@example.com, Anthony: firstname.lastname@example.org
Detroit, MI 8pm Jhone: email@example.com, Monica: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ann Arbor, MI 8pm Julie: email@example.com, Gaia: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lexington, KY 8pm Don: email@example.com
New York, NY 8pm Spencer: firstname.lastname@example.org
Derrick Jensen is a ground-breaking and critically-acclaimed author speaking on civilization, violence, and resistance to ecological collapse. Check out www.derrickjensen.org/ for more info.
Marie Mason is a loving mother of two and environmental and social justice activist. On March 10 she along with four others were arrested by FBI and homeland security agents and charged with two ELF related actions dating back almost a decade.
Marie's case is the latest development in what has been dubbed the Green Scare, a recent wave of government repression aimed at disrupting and discrediting grassroots environmental activism and criminalizing dissent. See ecoprisoners.org or midwestgreenscare.com for more info on the Green Scare, Marie and her case.