Sunday, May 28, 2017

The Vital New Class for the Trump Era: Calling Bullshit — Syllabus

A goal for Salem's Strategic Planning effort

Salem provides transportation options and systems that are diverse and robust enough to provide all her residents — including the old, the young, the physically able or otherwise, the economically challenged or otherwise — with the ability to participate fully in social, civic, economic, and religious life in the city and this region without requiring ownership or access to use of a car.

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

A Harrowing Story of Survival Tickets, Thu, Jun 8, 2017 at 6:30 PM | Eventbrite


Dr. Jacob Eisenbach is a 93 year old holocaust survivor from Poland. He emigrated to the United States with his wife and first-born child in 1950. He has practiced dentistry for 60 years until his retirement in 2015. Today he will be talking about his astonishing life while in the grip of Hitler's Third Reich for 5 years, and how hatred, discrimination and intolerance have led directly to the Jewish holocaust. He is the sole survivor of a loving family of about 100. Torture and mass murders of numerous ethnic groups through thousands of years have scarred mankind's history. It has been and continues to be Dr. Eisenbach's mission to eliminate the scourge of all genocides from the human race.

Come touch history in person and hear this amazing story of survival and success.

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Sunday, May 21, 2017

Big Pharma, Market Failure: FREE Special film, Wednesday June 7th, Salem Public Library

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One night only screening of the documentary 

Big Pharma, Market Failure

Wednesday, June 7th, 6:30 -- 8:30 PM
Doors open at 6:00

Special Location:
Salem Public Library's Loucks Auditorium
585 Liberty St. SE, Salem

...Big Pharma is a powerful new documentary film on the impact of out-of-control drug prices on businesses
and the U.S. economy, Congress' failure to deal with the crisis and how we might fix it.

The film takes an in-depth look at how our dysfunctional pharmaceutical industry
and how it is damaging our economy, hurting our businesses and negatively impacting the nation's health.

Guest Speakers include:

Richard Master, CEO of MCS Industries and producer of Big Pharma: Market Failure, (and his previous film Fix It: Healthcare at the Tipping Point) will screen and discuss his new documentary.

There will be a discussion following the film with Mr. Master,
elected officials,
health professionals
and local health care advocates with time for audience participation.

For more information contact: 
Lee Mercer 831-818-5247,

Sponsors: Health Care For All Oregon,
Main Street Alliance of Oregon,
Business Leaders Transforming Healthcare,
American Sustainable Business Council,
Physicians for a National Health Program-Oregon,
Oregonians for Affordable Drug Prices Now,
Salem Progressive Film Series

This event is free however, 
donations accepted.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Monday, May 8, 2017

A must-read: Spices at Penzeys

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