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Activist Alert 2-16-2012

• A special OPB program on the life of Wayne Morse will be previewed for the public at 5 pm Thursday, Feb. 16, at the Knight Law Center Room 110. An earlier showing for students will be at 12:30 pm that day. The program will be broadcast on OPB at 8 pm Tuesday, Feb. 21, as part of the “Oregon Experience” series of documentaries. 

Architect Richard Gage of San Francisco, founder of Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth, will give a free public talk on  “9/11 Blueprint for Truth: Re-examining the Destruction of the three World Trade Center Skyscrapers” at 7 pm Friday, Feb. 17, at LCC’s Building 17, rooms 308-309. Gage will also be speaking in Portland Feb. 19 and 20. Contact Merri Sue Clark, clark_m@4j.lane.edu for more information.

Friends of Trees and Willamalane Park and Recreation District are holding a tree pruning work party from 9 am to noon Saturday, Feb. 18, at Wallace M. Ruff Jr. Memorial Park and Magnolia Arboretum, 1161 North 66th St. in Springfield. Preregistration required. Email eugene@friendsoftrees.org or call 632-3683.

• An Occupy Solidarity Social Forum and national conference is being planned for Feb. 18-19 in Olympia, Wash. Occupiers will share their experiences, network and strategize about taking the movement to the next level. Sponsored by Alliance for Global Justice and Occupy Olympia. Email ossf2012@gmail.com or visit http://wkly.ws/162

• A Day of Action for a Strong Oregon will be at noon Monday, Feb. 20, at the Oregon Capitol in Salem. Focus is on budget cuts. See ouroregon.org

• A film showing of ¡Viva Mexico! and discussion about Farmworkers United will be at 7 pm Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 100 Willamette Hall on the UO campus.

• A showing of the documentary film Âs Nutayuneân: We Still Live Here followed by a discussion of the revitalization of Native American ancestral languages in the Northwest will be at 7pm Feb. 21 at the UO’s Many Nations Longhouse.