Maureen Taylor on Emergency Managers at Netroots Nation in Detroit
Maureen Taylor, State Chair of MWRO, speaks at Netroots Nation panel on ‘Fighting for Democracy After Emergency Manager Takeovers in Michigan.’ She discusses the national narrative going on to depict Detroit residents in a way that makes it easier to blame them for poverty, and makes it easier to agree that they should not have water and other essentials for life.
For additional information, you can check out some of the links below.
Occupy Radio: Emergency Managing the Corporate Takeover of Michigan
Michigan’s Emergency Manger law was given sweeping powers over local governments in early 2011, and those powers were voted out by popular referendum in 2012. Now, in 2014, Michigan’s Emergency Manager law is stronger than ever.
Rivera Sun and Getch talk with Claire McClinton of Flint, and Sylvia Orduno, of Detroit, Michigan. We discuss human rights violations and democratic breakdowns this week on Occupy Radio.
Maureen Taylor discusses the water shut-offs on Democracy Now http://www.democracynow.org/2014/6/24/water_is_a_human_right_detroit
Michigan Welfare Rights Organization
By Claire McClinton
Claire in the Washington Times
Clearing the FOG Radio: What the EFM is Going on in Michigan? http://occupythemedia.podomatic.com/entry/2014-06-30T21_43_54-07_00
Michigan’s Emergency Manager Law: What it is and Why You Should Care
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Author/Actress Rivera Sun sings the anthem of our times and rallies us to meet adversity with gusto. In addition to The Dandelion Insurrection, she is the author of nine plays, a book of poetry, and her debut novel, Steam Drills, Treadmills, and Shooting Stars, which celebrates everyday heroes who meet the challenges of climate change with compassion, spirit, and strength. www.risingsundancetheater.com/wpblog/ http://www.riverasun.com
David Geitgey Sierralupe prefers you call him Getch. As Dr. Seuss once noted, there are way too many Daves. When not plotting to Occupy the Media through an activist, internet media hub, Getch remodels homes in Eugene, Oregon.