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September Free Event: The Future of Labor

The Future of Labor, a talk by A. Richard Miller

In honor of Labor Day, we will deviate from our usual monthly movie to present a talk and discussion led by A. Richard Miller, a founding member of Occupy Natick.

The Future of Labor

On the heels of Labor Day, we’ll have a live presentation and discussion on “The Future Of Labor” in our usual location: Sherrill Hall, 39 East Central St., Natick (rear of St. Paul’s Church). There is ample free parking in the St. Paul’s/Municipal parking lot, and light refreshments will be served. Sherrill Hall is handicapped-accessible. Please mark your calendars!

When: Monday, September 18th, 7-9pm.
Where: Main Chapel, St. Paul’s Church, 39 E. Central Street, Natick, MA
What Else: Ample parking, handicapped-accessible, light refreshments

Who|What will take YOUR job?

  • A robot or automation?
  • Illegal immigrants or outsourcing?

With millions of Americans already displaced from the labor economy, with growing disenchantment among those who do have a job, and with the next levels of automation poised to deliver another massive employment blow, the future of work is in question. Experts think the time to act is NOW, but we’ve barely begun to talk.

Dick Miller will outline the current situation, and will take us back to some of America’s past adjustments of this kind. Then he will suggest some NEW ways to look at work and to guaranteed good lives for all. Come, and bring a friend!

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November Event: Free Discussion: Election 2016: Debrief & Degrief

November Event: Free Discussion: Election 2016: Debrief & Degrief

Post-Election Points of Concern/Hope/Action Updated: November 28, 2016 We had a good turn out for our Debrief/Degrief event.  Each person had the opportunity to share their concerns and feelings about the election, as well as to contribute their ideas for what to do next. We began by asking why people came: Companionship. Organized direction. Visibility.… Continue Reading

October Free Movie & Discussion: Hacking Democracy

October Free Movie & Discussion: Hacking Democracy

Monday, October 17th, 7-9p.m., Natick, MA Electronic voting machines count almost 100% of America’s votes in county, state and federal elections. The Diebold voting machines and their hackable software are still used today in twenty seven states. The security holes and complete lack of transparency still pose an extraordinary risk to US elections. Filmed over… Continue Reading

September Free Movie: Michael Moore’s Where to Invade Next

September Free Movie: Michael Moore’s Where to Invade Next

Join us as we begin our 5th year of showing movies that open your eyes. For our first offering for the season we will be screening Michael Moore’s most recent documentary–“Where to Invade Next.”  In typical Moore style it is a playful romp exploring the great ideas that we can “steal” from other nations. What:… Continue Reading

March Free Movie: Broken on All Sides

March Free Movie: Broken on All Sides

A movie about race, mass incarceration, and new visions for criminal justice in the U.S. What: Free Movie and discussion When: Monday, March 21st, 7-9pm Where: Sherrill Hall (St. Paul’s Church, side rear entrance). 39 E. Central Street, Natick MA (see map below) What Else: Ample parking in lot next to building and on street… Continue Reading

February Free Movie & Discussion: Selma: The Bridge to the Ballot

February Free Movie & Discussion: Selma: The Bridge to the Ballot

We are pleased to show this film that is part of the Teaching Tolerance program. What: Free movie and discussion: Selma: Bridge to the Ballot When: Monday, February 22nd, 7-9pm Where: Sherrill Hall, (St. Paul’s Church side rear entrance), 39 E. Central Street, Natick, MA (see map below) Price of Admission:  FREE! What Else: All… Continue Reading

January Free Movie: Dream On

January Free Movie: Dream On

Exclusive Metrowest Screening When: Monday, January 18th, 7-9 pm. Where: Sherrill Hall (St. Paul’s Church, side rear entrance) 39 E. Central St., Natick, MA (see map below). What: An exclusive pre-release screening of a documentary film that will appear in 2016 on PBS. Political comic, John Fugelsang, takes a road trip tracing that of 19th-century… Continue Reading