Pay2Play

The student chapter of OSPIRG at Portland State University would like to invite to to a special FREE screening of the film "Pay2Play: Democracy's High Stakes" on Sunday January 25th @ 5th Ave. Cinemas (510 SW Hall St.). The show starts at3pm and will be followed by a panel discussion featuring OSPIRG's own Executive Director Dave Rosenfeld, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Amy Lubitow Ph.D and more t.b.a. During the event we will discuss the problems associated with the flood of money in our political system, what is being done to combat this issue and how you can get involved! Come early as seating is limited.

“PAY 2 PLAY” follows filmmaker John Ennis’ quest to find a way out from under the Pay 2 Play System, the cycle where Politicians reward their donors with even larger sums from the public treasury -- through contracts, tax cuts, and deregulation. Along the way, he journeys through high drama on the Ohio campaign trail, uncovers the secret history of the game Monopoly, and explores the underworld of L.A. street art on a humorous odyssey that reveals how much of a difference one person can make. “PAY 2 PLAY: Democracy’s High Stakes” is the layman’s guidebook to taking back our democracy.

The film features Robert Reich, Noam Chomsky, Lawrence Lessig, Jerry Springer, John Nichols, Van Jones, Marianne Williamson, Jack Abramoff, Thom Hartmann, Bob Edgar and more...

Learn more about the film @ www.pay2play.tv