A team of Denver based Occupiers are conducting a large scale research project to understand Occupy GAs around the country. How many are still going? What are they like? Who attends them? What do they do? Take our survey The Project: The purpose of the research is to gather information about the practices and developments [...]
From the Arab Spring to the protests against austerity in Greece and Spain, and from the Occupy Movement to discussions within the global justice movement, people are increasingly asking whether there is a viable alternative to capitalism. This is connected to a resurgence of interest in heretofore neglected aspects of Marx’s work. Join us for [...]
When: Every Friday night, 5:30 p.m. Where: 1628 16th Street, Denver, CO 80202 Every Friday we Boycott at the Tattered Cover Bookstore. They have refused to come out against the Urban Camping Ban. They have taken a side in support of the Ban by refusing to do so and by being a member of [...]
Today’s uprisings may be the harbinger of a new era of radical democratic aspirations in which autonomous movements could come to play a central role. We Are Everywhere! The Autonomous Roots of the Real Democracy Movement By Jérôme E. Roos and Leonidas Oikonomakis European University Institute ABSTRACT: The years since 2011 have witnessed the (re-)birth [...]
2/2: Teach-In: Our View From the Border
posted Jan 26, 2013 • Join No More Deaths as we present: Our View From the Border. Our presentation will offer firsthand accounts of trends in migration; human rights abuse documentation in Nogales, Sonora; migrant support in the Sonoran desert; and allied movement building in communities throughout Arizona. No More Deaths is a volunteer-run organization based in southern Arizona that works to end death and suffering at the US-Mexico border through direct action.
1/24 Teach-In: Patriarchy, Prisons, Police
posted Jan 17, 2013 • This talk will consider how we respond to sexual assault in our communities. I will briefly give an overview of prevalent community structures for responding to this form of violence and how those came to be the prevailing structures. Then, I will explore the shortcomings of those strategies; in particular, I will talk about the failure of mass incarceration to make our communities safer.
Teach-In: Navigating Legal Support in Activism (January 17)
posted Jan 15, 2013 • Occupy Denver is currently striving to expand legal support for repressive arrests by empowering as many people as possible to do legal support and to understand their own legal process if arrested. If you have an interest in learning more or helping OD do legal support in any way please come to this teach-in and learn where you can contribute!
1/11: Idle No More – Global Day of Action
posted Jan 10, 2013 • Occupy Denver stands in solidarity with the indigenous Idle No More movement. We call on all to stand in solidarity and join the January 11th Idle No More day of action. Stand up for Indigenous sovereignty, and the protection of our land and water!
Tuesday Reading Group: Anarchism: From Theory to Practice
posted Dec 26, 2012 • Anarchism: From Theory to Practice by Danuel Guerin: a Reading Group of Occupy and Educate Denver When: Begining Tuesday, January 8th, 5:30-6:45pm Where: @ the Deer Pile (13th and Sharman – above City O City – 206 East 13th Avenue ) “One of the ablest leaders and writers of the French New Left describes the ...
1/19: Explore the Alternative Economy
posted Dec 22, 2012 • When: Saturday, January 19th @ 9am Where: Kirk of Bonnie Brae, 1201 S. Steele Street, Denver, CO 80210 The purpose of Social Forum is to organize, educate and empower people on critical issues; sharing knowledge; and teaching skills to build alternative and sustainable systems that better meet our human needs. Through the Social Forum model, ...
Eviction In Castle Rock: We have lost our property without ever knowing who to pay
posted Dec 14, 2012 • “ Per the homeowners request, the Colorado Foreclosure Resistance Coalition did not engage in any direct actions to resist this eviction Homeowner wrongfully being evicted from home, Now! Marcie Jacobs, a homeowner who was caught up in a banking fraud case and has been fighting lenders from wrongfully taking the home her husband and father ...
1/3-1/8 Occupy Denver National Call Out For Keystone XL Pipeline Blockade Solidarity
posted Dec 13, 2012 • Occupy Denver Calls On All Available Occupy Networks to Mobilize Against Keystone XL Pipeline January 7th. Occupy Denver stands in solidarity with The Tar Sands Blockade, and is calling for national and international mobilization and solidarity actions against the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline. Tar sands giant TransCanada has begun construction on the southern ...