Saturday, July 16, 2011, 2 pm: The 60's Counter Culture: A Personal Perspective - ISU quad. If it is sunny, we'll meet by the flagpole; if it is raining, we'll meet underneath the canopy outside of Milner Library - Gregg Brown will speak about his personal experiences with and within the counter culture of the 1960's. Music, politics, style, drugs, love -- its all fair game in this intimate discussion with one of Bloomington/Normal's most righteous fellows.
Wednesday, July 13, 2011, 5:30 pm: Walking Social History Tour of Bloomington - We will meet at the east side entrance of the McLean co. Museum of History, 200 N. Main St., Bloomington - Join Greg Koos, Bill Kemp and Mike Matejka as they take us on a walking tour of the social history of Bloomington, Illinois. The tour will take us throughout downtown Bloomington.
Saturday, July 9, 2011, 6 pm: The Take - film screening - Market Street Food Market, 1002 W. Market St., Bloomington - Occupy. Resist. Produce! In the wake of Argentina's dramatic economic collapse in 2001, Latin America's most prosperous middle class finds itself in a ghost town of abandoned factories and mass unemployment. The Forja auto plant lies dormant until its former employees take action. They're part of a daring new movement of workers who are occupying bankrupt businesses and creating jobs in the ruins of the failed system.