Occupy Des Moines

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Rolling Rally and Day of Action in Des Moines

Saturday, November 19, 2011 - 2:30pm

Times: 2:30 p.m. & 5 p.m.

Sties: First Federated Church, 4801 Franklin Avenue, DM and Iowa Event Center -730 3rd Street, DM

From Occupy Des Moines:

"On Saturday, November 19, Occupy Des Moines members will take the grievances of the 99 percent directly to top decision-makers in both political parties. First, we'll take action at a GOP presidential candidate forum. Second, we'll take action at a Democratic fundraiser where they are demanding between $100-$5,000 just to get inside the doors.

Nonviolent civil disobedience training - Occupy Des Moines

Sunday, November 13, 2011 - 11:30am

Occupy Des Moines members Frank Cordaro, Ed Fallon and Megan Felt will facilitate a participatory nonviolent civil disobedience training in preparation for occupying the campaign offices of presidential candidates in December. This is just an introduction. Highly recommended to beginners and people interested in finding out more about what nonviolence civil disobedience is all about. All are welcome. Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm

Join Occupy Des Moines for a fun and informative nonviolent civil disobedience training. Strength in unity, hope in resistance, power in numbers.

Occupy Des Moines Robin Hood Tax Day Action

Saturday, October 29, 2011 - 9:30am

[From Occupy Des Moines]

We will march to Terrace Hill in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street and the International "Robin Hood Tax" Day of Action! On Saturday, October 29, everyday people around the world will rise up and demand Robin Hood taxes on big banks and Wall Street corporations.

1 1/2 min. youtube: "Robin Hood Tax" Global Day of Action http://www.oxfam.org/en/grow/video/2011/robin-hood-tax-global-day-action

Eyewitness to Occupy Des Moines

By Kathleen McQuillen, AFSC Iowa Program Coordinator

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