PRESENT: Vince, Mike (TM or TruthMerchant), Patricia, Marilyn
TENT CITY TACOMA:
We hope that Neal, or Neal and Woody can do the presentation at the June 10 meeting. They do an excellent job of giving Neal’s PP presentation. The meeting is June 10 at 6:30, and we will not have a [...]
The video series “Capitalism & Socialism—A Socialist Occupier’s Frank Talk about Political Economy & Money” is not an official Occupy Tacoma statement. It reflects my particular point of view. The majority of Occupy activists, unlike me, are not socialists.
How are capitalism and the current economic and social crisis related? Are [...]
PRESENT: Alan, Mike Coburn (TM), Aaron, Vince
BUSINESS: The meeting was rather brief and informal as there were few attendees. Several items were discussed.
WEB SITES: Alan reported on the status of the web sites.
Our FaceBook page had 31 “Talking about this” hits and a total outreach of [...]
PRESENT: Patricia, Mike Coburn (TM or TruthMerchant), Woody, Marilyn, Aaron, Vince, Alan
INTRODUCTIONS: As we had a new person at our meeting, we all had a brief statement introducing ourselves.
ANNOUNCEMENTS: Marilyn made several announcements of upcoming events, most of which she put on the calendar. They include the [...]
PRESENT: Patricia, Alan, TM, Woody, Vince, Kate, Neal
INTRODUCTIONS: Because we had a new person, we introduced ourselves and gave a brief statement about when and how we got involved.
TENT CITY TACOMA: Woody met with Colin DeForrest, who is the Homeless Services Manager for the City of Tacoma. [...]
PRESENT: Alan, Mike (TM or TruthMerchant), Marilyn, Vince, Woody.
Vince had a video of Richard Wolff’s interview with Bill Moyers. TM wanted to talk more about the Occupy Tacoma movement and what he thinks is necessary for it to be relevant.
CHECK-IN: We all gave a brief personal [...]
PRESENT: Neal, Woody, Marilyn, Vince, Mike Coburn (TM or Mike), Alan.
Check in: The check-in question was: What did we do on Easter?
TM visited a mutual friend of his and Marilyn named Zeno. He is going to a wedding in Georgia Marilyn had a ham sandwich on Jewish rye. Woody [...]
PRESENT: Woody, Vince, Francesca (Franki), Alan, Marilyn, Mike (TM or TruthMerchant).
Agenda: Tent City, Vince’s letter, Marilyn has issues proposal, Vince has information on Citizens United, Francesca’s presentation. Mike, Alan on finance.
Alan bought a used laptop computer, which he hopes will facilitate taking notes at our meeting. [...]
PRESENT: Mike Coburn (TM or TruthMerchant), Marilyn, Patricia, Neal, Woody, Vince, Alan.
TENT CITY TACOMA: Marilyn, Woody, and others attended a meeting of the Tacoma-Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness. They made some contacts with some individuals who seemed quite interested in helping to get the Tent City Tacoma up and [...]
PRESENT: Kimberly, Mike Collier, Patricia, Marilyn, Neal, Mike Coburn (TM or TruthMerchant), Woody, Vince, Alan.
Communication March 12 Mike on strategy Meeting on homelessness
HOMELESSNESS MEETING: Mike Collier had to leave the meeting early, and so we began with him discussing the meeting that he had set up for March [...]