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#SalemOR Progressive Film Series – WE THE PEOPLE 2.0 – Tonight! Jan. 17th

We The People 2.0

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 starting at 7:00 PM

Grand Theatre | 191 High Street NE, Salem, OR

Admission is $5.00

We the People 2.0 confronts its viewers with the ravages of mine tailings and leaky containment ponds, of sludge and ooze and grue, all of which, the film documents, are killing people, particularly in the cancer-blighted small towns of North America. The film’s brief is laudable: Alongside documenting grassroots activism, including the kayak flotillas that protested Shell Oil in Seattle, the film focuses on legal challenges presented to corporations by granting rights to ecosystems.   …more

Guest Speakers:

  • Dr. Ed Dover, Professor of Political Science at Western Oregon University 
    Dr. Dover has taught political science for 37 years.  Prior to joining Western Oregon University in September 1987, he taught at the University of Wyoming, the University of Colorado, and the University of Tennessee at Martin.  He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Colorado. …more
  • Ann Kneeland, Attorney at Law
    Ann specializes in public interest environmental and land use law. Her practice focuses on legal matters that promote sustainable and compatible growth, and protect the environment, including Oregon’s farm and forest lands. Ann is an active member of the Oregon bar and currently a member of the Eugene Planning Commission.  …more

Salem Progressive Film Series Website… More information

Salem Progressive Film Series

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