[act-ma] 2/8 FSU-Radio: Activist, author and former gubernatorial candidate Grace Ross discussing Main Street Smarts

David O. Knuttunen webmaster at dsaboston.org
Sun Feb 5 17:02:58 PST 2012

Free School University Radio (FSU-RADIO) - Broadcasting Wednesday 7-8 pm

Wed 2/8 7:00 pm on OB RADIO
Main Street $marts - Who got us into this economic mess and how we get
through it?
with Grace Ross

Grace Ross is a lifetime activist in democratic people's movements and a
two-time candidate for Governor of Massachusetts.   She is presently the
coordinator of the Mass Alliance Against Predatory Lending, the statewide
coalition working to reverse the foreclosure-crisis in our Commonwealth.
She has written a book on the current economic crisis entitled "Main Street
$marts - Who got us into this economic mess and how we get through it?" The
book is a comprehensive survey of the damage done to the 99% by an economy
managed for the benefit of the few, and provides common sense prescriptions
for solving the problems, ranging from banking, foreclosures and
homelessness, to health care, to jobs - all the while empowering people and
building a more democratic society.  We will be discussing some of these
issues in a conversation that includes, "How did we get here?"  "What do we
do about it?" and "What is the role of the Occupy movement in solving these

You can find out more about the book at http://www.MainStreetSmarts.com.

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FSU-RADIO is an educational series by Occupy Boston's Free School
University. Our goal is to form an autonomous zone and share skills needed
to maintain that, to entertain educate and enliven Occupiers and the general
public. Our purpose is to provide support and space for skill sharing and
sharing basic info regarding Occupy Boston and to encourage
self-organization, teaching, and learning opportunities.

Our Wednesday program consists of TALK radio featuring educational content
such as lectures, panel discussions and interviews.

Host: David Knuttunen (guest hosts from time to time)
Time: WED 7-8pm

To propose a guest for the program, email fsu at occupyboston.org, or call
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