The forum will consist of short presentations to objectively bring together various perspectives on the current occupations movement. The event will focus on the economic, political and social factors that have led to the emergence of occupations throughout the country, and more specifically the movement’s impact on a localized level.
Presenters include Dr. Randall Bluffstone (Professor of Economics, Portland State University), John Coghlan (Filmmaker, Occupy Portland Video Collective), Dr. Veronica Dujon (Professor of Sociology, Portland State University), Michael Moore (Organizer, Right2Survive), Nina Reierson (Info Booth Volunteer, Occupy Portland), and Denis Theriault (Journalist, Portland Mercury).
Admission is free. Presentations begin at 6pm.