Portland Oregon Student Rally held at Portland State University on October 7, 2010, as part of a national day of action to defend education. |
The first speaker sets the theme for the event by calling attention to the reasons for this nationwide action: "education continues to be attacked by budget cuts, privatization, faculty and teacher lay offs, rising tuition, etc."
She then goes a little into the history of the student rebellion against this crisis, the successful March 4th 2010 Student Strike and the subsequent organizing.
The second speaker begins by "wanting to know where my money is?" She answers that much of our money is going to the bloated military budget and elaborates just what that amount of money could do for the people of this country.
The third speaker, a lawyer, talks at length about what people can do to save education.
Video is about 14 minutes in length.
Portland Rally to Defend Public Education