Topics » Business & Economy   Nov. 28, 2011

Occupy DC's 'Roving Kabaret'

Human Rights History

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Occupy Kabaret StreetThe Occupied Washington TimesFirst Stop: McPherson SquareGetting InvolvedSecond Stop: Lafayette SquareCosita SeriaStop #3: Edward R. Murrow Park'This Land Is Your Land'Human Rights HistoryFourth Stop: 16th and I NWCourage to Rethink Last Stop: Franklin ParkA Slice of 'OccuPie'SurpriseUnder New ManagementPublic PropertyFree Franklin

Human Rights History

Two attendees of the 'Roving Kabaret' watch the performances at the Murrow park stop. Janelle Triebitz, one of the day's organizers, estimated 180 people showed.

"The places we went had a lot of rich human rights history, mostly stemming from labor rights" she said. "We have to ask, what is the government's role in providing support for for it's citizens, and it's role in being accountable to it's citizens? We did try to chose [places that had] histories that spanned different focuses, so we had politics mixed with local issues mixed with institutional change mixed with addressing root causes."

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