Liberate IU isn’t an organization, a club, or even a social network.
It is intended to be an access point: a place where one can plug-in to actions, events, ideas, and, yes, organized groups.
Though the name might imply that this access point is just for IU students, faculty, or staff, it is really for anyone that is affected by the university’s administrative policies, contract requirements, degree requirements, physical presence & mounting expansion, right down to it’s massive effect on the local economy, local politics, and local culture.
For now, this site will be dedicated to connecting interested folks to a number of “progressive,” “activist,” and “radical” communities in Bloomington.
In the future, the hope is to include separate pages to host content that you, the user, choose to submit: whether it’s an event to put on the community calendar, multimedia artwork, personal writings and editorials, favorite quotes, questions, and suggestions for site-improvement or additions to the list of links.
For now, if you have any questions please email liberateIU@riseup.net
Thanks for stopping by; we hope to see you soon!
“You risked your life, but what else have you ever risked? Have you ever risked disapproval? Have you ever risked economic security? Have you ever risked a belief? I see nothing particularly courageous in risking one’s life. So you lose it, you go to your hero’s heaven and everything is milk and honey ’til the end of time. Right? You get your reward and suffer no earthly consequences. That’s not courage. Real courage is risking something you have to keep on living with, real courage is risking something that might force you to rethink your thoughts and suffer change and stretch consciousness. Real courage is risking one’s cliches.“