Wisconsin Green Party: Intro to Candidates at Spring Gathering, April 28 2018

Wisconsin Green Party held the Spring Gathering (state meeting) in Stevens Point, WI on April 28 2018.

Here are some candidate introductions as they presented at the meeting.

Aaron Camacho for Wisconsin State Senate, District 31.
Aaron introduces the parts of her campaign platform.

(Facebook page: facebook.com/CamachoforWIStateSenateDistrict31/ (Click to open new tab)

Website (Click to open a new tab)

 

Aaron goes through her campaign platform one point at a time. First: “Access to Government” for our people

Campaign platform: American Indian Rights

Aaron’s Campaign: On Education

Aaron talks about our lack of a holistic approach to health care, poor quality of food as a contributor to poor health, problems with the Veterans Administration in Tomah and beyond…

Where’s the money to provide for rural Wisconsin infrastructure?

We need a livable income in Wiscsonsin!
Aaron E. Camacho for Governor, Wisconsin Green Party

Aaron E. Camacho, candidate for Wisconsin State Senate, District 31, at Wisconsin Green Party’s spring meeting -Defend Family Farms!

 

 

Clint Jones, UWSP Philosophy: New White Supremacy, Old Environmental Racism

Part of the series on environment and the humanities at UW-Stevens Point, sponsored by the UWSP College Green Party. This lecture was on April 18, 2018.

Part One of Two, with Q & A to follow

Part Two: From Flint to Standing Rock, how communities of color become sacrifice zones to the needs of capitalist corporations to make profits.
Q & A to follow

 How might the response to HipHop music be an indicator for the fate of Environmental-Racial Justice?

Q & A Part 2: Natalie gets her question out there…

Reading List on Non-violent Direct Action, from “Rebels with Causes”

Civics, Social Justice, and Nonviolent Direct Action:
Rebels with Causes

by
Hyung Nam (Wilson HS)
Sylvia McGauley (Reynolds HS)
Julie O’Neill (Lincoln HS)
Chris Buehler (Lincoln HS)
Alex Stegner (Lincoln HS)
Blair Valis Hennessy (Mt. Scott Learning Center)

Bibliography

Manuals on direct action

Click to access RuckusActionStrategyGuide.pdf


Click to access 99%25%20Spring%20Handbook.pdf


Click to access BOOKLET.ussf_.readingorder.pdf


Click to access classofnonviolence12jan.pdf


http://www.storybasedstrategy.org/ http://www.storybasedstrategy.org/tools-and-worksheets.html
http://organizingforpower.org/
http://beautifultrouble.org/all-modules/
http://earthfirstjournal.org/merch/product/earth-first-direct-action-manual-1st-edition/

Click to access classofnonviolencecolmanmccarthy.pdf


Click to access power_and_social_change.pdf


http://www.toolsforchange.net
http://seedsforchange.org.uk/resources
http://www.trainingforchange.org/tools

Click to access How-Nonviolent-Struggle-Works.pdf


http://www.soaw.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=644
https://thedisorderofthings.com/2014/09/09/logistics-capitalist-circulation-chokepoints/

http://beautifultrouble.org/classroomresources/

Click to access BT_StudyGuide_Interactive.pdf


GAME! https://beautifulrising.org/platforms/game

Other resources on social movements, direct action, power, etc.
https://news.littlesis.org/2018/02/20/mapping-the-power-in-2018/
https://news.littlesis.org/2017/12/14/who-rules-america-after-50-years-an-interview-with-professor-g-william-domhoff/
http://depts.washington.edu/moves/index.shtml
http://thisisanuprising.org/category/articles/
http://wagingnonviolence.org/author/markandpaul/
http://depts.washington.edu/moves/
http://depts.washington.edu/civilr/
http://watchdisobedience.com/?utm_medium=email

Click to access BeyondTheBus2015.pdf


http://www.handsupunited.org/blog/2015/2/12/activism-meet-the-badass-activist-collective-bringing-direct-action-back-to-black-communities
http://www.educationanddemocracy.org/FSCfiles/C_CC7e_NonviolenceInAmHist.htm
https://www.popularresistance.org/the-mother-of-non-violent-direct-action-lucy-parsons/
http://inthesetimes.com/article/17440/what_makes_protest_movements_explode
http://www.education4democracy.net/
http://www.everydayrebellion.net/the-project/
http://www.creativeresistance.org/category/poetry/
https://wetheeconomy.com/download-resources/
http://thischangeseverything.org/blog/
http://nvdatabase.swarthmore.edu/
http://www.aforcemorepowerful.org/
http://wagingnonviolence.org/

Click to access re.imagining_activism_guide.pdf


https://www.popularresistance.org/the-8-stages-of-successful-social-political-movements/
http://www.historyisaweapon.com/defcon1/moyermap.html
https://www.popularresistance.org/category/strategize/
http://www.influencemapping.org/projects/

Books
Nonviolence in Theory and Practice
The Power of Nonviolence: Writings by Advocates of Peace
The Power of the People: Active Nonviolence in the United States
We Were There, Too! Young People in U.S. History

Updates and additional notes

POWER: (“Power” is a relational term. It can only be understood as a relationship between human beings in a specific historical, economic and social setting. It must be exercised to be visible.)
1. Power is control of, or access to, those institutions sanctioned by the state. (Definition by Barbara Major of People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond, New Orleans)
2. Power is the ability to define reality and to convince other people that it is their definition. (Definition by Dr. Wade Nobles)
3. Power is ownership and control of the major resources of a state; and the capacity to make and enforce decisions based on this ownership and control; and (Alternative definition to #1)
4. Power is the capacity of a group of people to decide what they want and to act in an
Organized way to get it.
5. (In terms of an individual), power is the capacity to act.

Aaron E. Camacho for Wisc. State Senate District 31 (Green Party) Q & A session April 11 2018

On Water Rights, the Public Trust Doctrine.  Whose water? Our water!

Frac-sand mines: Impacts on marginalized communities, Amish people.

Aaron Camacho for State Senate Insight 4
How can we assist small farms’ survival? Is hemp growing a solution?

Insights,part 5: Rural infrastructure problems, question on food quality, connecting small farmers with consumers

Insights, part 6: How do we hold police forces accountable? Why don’t native lives matter as much as others? Militarizing school life in America. Questioning an Israeli company being hired to train police forces.