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Video Clips (2) and Pics From October 6, 2012 Rally and March

Two short clips from speeches at the recent "Occupy Portland-Not Afghanistan March and Rally, as well as a few photographs.

The first clip is from the Rally, Brian Willson, author, peace activist and a member of the Occupy Portland Elder Caucus. Brian speaks about the many U.S. wars of aggression, the increasing militarization of our country and the need for a paradign change, substituting our corrupt Capitalistic system with a Socialistic one.

Brian Willson

The second clip is from the first stop on the march, at Portland City Hall. Here the speaker talks about homelessness and poverty in Portland and the refusal of Portland City Council to make this a priority.

Poverty and Homelessness at Portland City Hall