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EPA Youth/Raging Grannies Part III: STREET THEATER
by Granny Ruth R (info [at] raginggrannies.com)
Saturday Feb 10th, 2007 9:23 AM
Drum Roll Puh-LEEEEZ!
Part III: Roundin' Up Romic at the OSHA Corral
The Raging Grannies and members of Youth United for Community Action, residents of the SF peninsula city of East Palo Alto, pay a little visit to OSHA's San Francisco district office on February 6, 2007 to protest ENVIRONMENTAL RACISM and CORPORATE NEGLIGENCE
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Lights, Camera, ACTION! The entire action, including the rally, march, Lock Out, and street theater were filmed and otherwise recorded for posterity by Bill Carpenter for Indybay and Pam Walton for Pam Walton Productions. Watch for it in a theater someday near you! (Hopefully within the Grannies' lifetimes.) http://www.PamWaltonProductions.com

Bet you didn't know this was a MUSICAL..

Song: Gonna Save our Land
Tune: I'm an Old Cowhand

I'm an old cowhand, from the Rio Grande
Gonna save our land, from the corp'rate MAN!
Gonna lasso me that lawyer now
YUCA* people here gonna show us how
We want Romic OUT and we mean NOW
Yippie kai yo, kai yay
YUCA is here to stay!

* Youth United for Community Action = youth activists from East Palo Alto
§The Players
by Granny Ruth R Saturday Feb 10th, 2007 9:23 AM
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Granny Ruthie P as cowgirl #1, Granny Gail as the greedy Romic lawyer, Granny Barbara B. as the OSHA office lady (with rude phone manners). Not in photo: Granny Ruth R, as cowgirl #2
§POW!
by Granny Ruth R Saturday Feb 10th, 2007 9:23 AM
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Raging Grannies are TOTALLY committed to non-violence. So we act out our inate violent tendencies in street theater to keep those compulsions at bay. Here the Romic lawyer gets roped in by cowgirl Granny Ruth R. (WHIP will reappear in a street theater action at Jeppesen Dataplan in San Jose soon. The Grannies deploy it ONLY on special occasions...like this one!)
§Super Close-Up
by Granny Ruth R Saturday Feb 10th, 2007 9:23 AM
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Nice shot, Bill!
§Favorite shot
by Granny Ruth R Saturday Feb 10th, 2007 9:23 AM
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§OSHA office lady gets roped
by Granny Ruth R Saturday Feb 10th, 2007 9:23 AM
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OSHA office lady, that's what you get for putting us "on hold"!
§Get along little dogies!
by Granny Ruth R Saturday Feb 10th, 2007 9:23 AM
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§Yiiiii-haaa!
by Granny Ruth R Saturday Feb 10th, 2007 9:23 AM
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§Granny Power
by Granny Ruth R Saturday Feb 10th, 2007 9:23 AM
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Granny Ruthie P says: Ain't no power like the power of the Grannies
§Pam and Bill
by Granny Ruth R Saturday Feb 10th, 2007 9:23 AM
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Pam shoots for PBS, Bill shoots for Indybay and is the Grannies biggest fan ever! (Bill keeps a low profile but look carefully he is there!)
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