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Marie Mason and David Rovics

Marie and David during his recent visit out to FMC Carswell.

David Rovics’ Retelling of Visiting Marie

I got up early the next morning to go visit a friend who is decidedly not from the camp of the newly-activated. Marie Mason, convicted “ecoterrorist,” two years in to a twenty-two-and-a-half-year sentence for doing four million dollars worth of damage to corporate property in Michigan many years before. No prior criminal record aside from trespassing, […]

Music for Prisoners Benefit Show Great Success

The Music for Prisoners and Marie Mason in Minneapolis on Nov. 12 went well. A very good, young Native hip-hop act called “Savage Instinct” opened the evening before singer/songwriter David Rovics performed. Many of the organizers of the RNC protests were there, and others who have been involved with direct action protests including the Minnehaha […]

Music for Prisoners: A Benefit for Marie Mason, with David Rovics and Savage Instinct

Music for Prisoners: A Benefit for Marie Mason, with David Rovics and Savage Instinct Monday, November 12 at 8:00pm 4200 Cedar Avenue S., Minneapolis, MN $5-20 suggested donation (no one turned away for lack of funds) This benefit will support Marie Mason’s efforts to improve her own life, and the lives of the other prisoners […]

Jun Bustamente and David Rovics Concert a Success!

David Rovics and Jun Bustamente performed a wonderful benefit concert in Detroit for Marie on Oct. 20. We had tremendous publicity including posters, postcards, a big internet and social media presence and a first class venue at the Cass City Cinema  Benefits such as this not only bring in funds for Marie’s needs and support, but they keep her […]

David Rovics Visits Marie Mason in Texas

The following is an account of David Rocic’s trip to Texas, which included a visit to Marie Mason in Carswell.  It is a very moving account and gives a good picture as to what Marie is going through right now. FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 2012 A Weekend in Texas … The next morning I discovered that […]