Minnesotans Mobilizing to Defend Public Education on October 7th

This Thursday, advocates of public education in Minnesota are putting on events including a free concert in Loring Park, rallies, marches, teach-ins at the U of M and MCTC, and a student strike and dance party at MSU Mankato.  These are part of the October 7th National Day of Actions in Defense of Public Education.  This day was called as a continuation of the struggles in California -- including rallies, strikes, and occupations on campuses -- that spread nationwide on March 4th of this year.

Bombs now in the lobby — State Terrorism Alert: Pawlenty to destroy safety & services one day very, very soon

We have heard that Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty will announce his 'unallotment' cuts entirely on one day in the next few weeks, in a plan to manipulate perceptions by attempting to contain the bad news into one news cycle. With little publicity, this day will arrive suddenly, it is hoped, denying his opponents a basis to organize against.

Ohio RNC Delegation's Hotel

Hey Ohio,
Thought you'd like to know, your state's delegate bloc at the 2008 Republican National Convention in St. Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota, will be staying at:

Radisson Plaza Hotel Minneapolis
35 S 7th St
Minneapolis, MN 55402

The Marquette Hotel
710 Marquette Avenue
Minneapolis, MN

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