5.03 alternative political systems and movements
At USSF 2010, on Wednesday the 23rd, I'm one of a team of co-facilitators presenting Stopping the Invasion of the Body Snatchers: an Introduction to Countering Military Recruitment. The workshop is at WSU Old Main: O174.
This is a version of a handout I'll be sharing at my workshop at the US Social Forum in Detroit on Blogging for Nonviolent Social Change.
1) Blog about issues you know a lot about, share your expertise, critiques, and constructive feedback.
2) Blog about new information you're just learning - chances are, many others don't know, either. Blog about what you learned. Blog about creative innovations.
The No Child Left Behind Act of 2002 (NCLB) required schools to hand over identifying student information to military recruiters. Military recruiters routinely use these lists to try to meet their quota, known as their "mission," by making repeated and persistent phone calls to students and family members. And in order to meet these quotas, too many military recruiters lie to students (see a compilation of military recruiters caught lying on tape).