Love what Marie did here. I went to school at the University of Oregon (go Ducks!) for two years, know Eugene well, and these photos depict to perfection the Birkensock wearing, drug paraphernalia selling, ripe for a rally typical Eugene activist. I’m not sure the rest of the world’s marches looked quite like this one!
On Saturday May 25th there were rallies, protests & marches held around the world against Monsanto, a biotechnology, seed & chemical company.
I disagreed with the whole premise of the “march”. I disagree with their view about biotechnology. I disagree with their view about chemicals. I believe in multiple methods of farming. However, I attended the rally in Eugene anyways because I always find it valuable to get first hand experience.
The entire plaza smelled like body odor, weed and cigarette smoke. I am sorry that the smell cannot translate through the photos and video*.
Picture #1: IRONY. The people who are protesting Monsanto and advocating for burning crops are the same people who protested against field burning. A practice my family did on our farm for decades until it was outlawed in 2009. Also, I was trying to capture the cigarette in her hand…last time I…
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