Subject: Re: [NYCGA Internet] Fwd: [GlobalRevolutionMedia] Fwd: Daily Occupations Report_10/19
From: Chaz Cheadle
Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2011 07:41:33 -0400
To: internet_working_group@googlegroups.com

   Whether or not the drummers are with us, they have repeatedly demonstrated that they are not interested in supporting us through good neighboring. Perhaps we should ask the neighborhood board/NYPD to step in on our behalf. I know the GA has tried to communicate with them on several occasions about their playing times (especially not during GA's).

Will the drummers be our achilles heel?

chaz

On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 7:35 AM, Chaz Cheadle <ccheadle@gmail.com> wrote:
In the News section of the site, these would definitely have a place.
On the front page, a widget with a headline and 1-2 line teaser for the latest X entries would look swell too.

chaz


On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 2:33 AM, Tom Gillis <thomaswgillis@gmail.com> wrote:
it would be great to have a feed of this somewhere on the site - like
using sboyer's rss app w/ the list of occupations that dave winer
compiled.

On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 12:48 AM, Devin Balkind <devin@beex.org> wrote:
> Would this type of content be appropriate for the website?
>
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> Date: Thu, Oct 20, 2011 at 11:51 PM
> Subject: [GlobalRevolutionMedia] Fwd: Daily Occupations Report_10/19
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> Daily Occupations Report_10/19
>
> This report includes updates from Occupy sites and related efforts
> across the country and the globe. It includes big wins, local
> organizing efforts, protests/events and calls to action where
> additional support from allies/general public may be needed. Where
> applicable, I have included reports on police activity and legal
> battles which have been separated into two categories:  Category 1
> [police crackdowns] and Category 2 [civil disobedience arrests]
>
>
> Wall St.**Reports today that occupiers could face eviction due to
> neighbor complaints about drumming at Liberty Square. There is a city
> council meeting today to decide what happens. CALL TO ACTION:
> Mediators (poc especially) are needed as issues of race/ethnicity have
> risen from the drumming complaints.
>
> Atlanta **Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed extended an executive order
> allowing Occupy Atlanta protesters to remain in Woodruff Park after 11
> p.m. Last week, Reed issued a five-day order that expired Monday at 5
> p.m. The new order allows protesters to stay at Woodruff Park through
> the next Atlanta City Council meeting on November 7. The protesters
> have been in the downtown park for 10 days. CALL TO ACTION: Atlanta
> occupiers need supplies to help them make it through the winter.
> They’re asking for winter caps (beanies/toboggans), sweaters, hoodies,
> long sleeve shirts, scarves, socks, blankets, sleeping bags, hand-
> warming packs, long johns/thermals, tarps, rope, stakes, hammers,
> tents (preferably large, perhaps canvas/military-style).
>
> Boston**TODAY: Legendary environmental activist will speak @ 5:30pm
> and Kevin Devine will be stopping by to play some tunes and help out
> with Food Not Bombs @ 3pm.  FRIDAY @ 6pm: Occupy the Hood Boston
> (OTHB) will hold a community speak-out/rally asking Occupy Boston to
> join them in discussing issues facing people of color. *People of
> color, particularly Black People, are disproportionately affected by
> the issues that the Occupy Movement has raised. Occupy The Hood Boston
> seeks to not only address those issues but present solutions to our
> collective problems and effect changes in policy that will improve the
> quality of life for all people.* Occupy the Hood is a movement that
> has risen to both stand in solidarity with #OWS and to engage people
> of color, while also diversifying the conversation about the other
> 99%.  Local movements are providing a forum to address the economic/
> racial/social justice issues affecting p.o.c. and are also joining
> local justice fights. CALL TO ACTION: Contact Mayor Ted Gatsas -
> (603)-624-6500, and Governor John Lynch (603)-271-2121 to show your
> support for Occupiers in Albert Square.
>
> Chicago**This is coming from a tweet by hip-hop star, Lupe Fiasco:
> Students at Orr High School in Chicago are occupying their school!
>
> Cincinnati**14 [Cat.1] citations issued overnight.
>
> DC**[Not Occupy, but of interest] More than 400 SEIU nurses took to
> Capitol Hill today to meet with their members of congress and deliver
> recommendations for the "super committee" describing the imminent
> danger of any additional cuts to Medicaid and Medicare.
>
> Denver**Still collecting the signatures to stop the arrests at Occupy
> Denver. Goal for Saturday: 10,000 signatures. CALL TO ACTION: Sign the
> petition at
> http://www.change.org/petitions/colorado-governor-john-w-hickenlooper-stop-the-arrest-of-participants-in-the-occupy-denver-demonstration
>
> Detroit**At Occupy the Hood Detroit today, a citizen spoke about her
> fight to save her daughter. Maryanne Goldboldo chose a medical doctor
> experienced in combining traditional & alternative therapies to treat
> her daughter Ariana.  For that decision, Maryanne was reported to
> Child Protective Services (CPS), who involved The Detroit Police
> Department (DPD). Godboldo was arrested and her bond was set at
> $500,000. CPS took Ariana & placed her in a state institution (where
> she was medicated). For more info http://www.twitlonger.com/show/dnjaa5
>
> Houston**Legendary comic and Civil Rights activist *Dick Gregory*
> stops by to speak to the folks at Occupy Houston about BP and the
> magic of the Occupy movement earlier today! Image: http://twitpic.com/736lhd
>
> Los Angeles**SEIU members drop by Occupy LA this morning to show
> support
>
> New Hampshire**ONH facing eviction and possible arrest (overnight
> 10/19).  They were given until 11pm ET to vacate Veterans Park in
> Manchester.  Members of Occupy Boston are en route to Manchester now
> to support Occupy New Hampshire. CALL TO ACTION: You can support them
> by calling Mayor Ted Gatsas at 603-624-6500; Chief of Parks Peter
> Capano at 603-624-6565; and Chief of Police David Mara at 603-668-8711
> and respectfully asking them not to evict the protestors. (Again,
> please be respectful!) Finally, keep an eye on Occupy New Hampshire’s
> livefeed.
>  http://www.occupyboston.org/2011/10/19/occupy-hampshire-threat-eviction/
>
> Portland**Portland Poverty Awareness March Fri. Oct. 21 11:30AM
>
> Raleigh**Occupy Raleigh asking for help to fight eviction.CALL TO
> ACTION 1: Please email Mayor and City Council Members – *Thank them
> for their support of our occupation request - Ask them to extend their
> support to the state level by contacting their state representatives*.
> You can contact Raleigh Mayor, Charles Meeker at:
> charles.meeker@raleighnc.gov. Go to
> http://www.reddit.com/r/occupyraleigh/comments/lhyxb/occupy_raleigh_needs_your_help/
> for a complete list of contact info for Raleigh City Council and State
> Reps. CALL TO ACTION 2: Occupy Raleigh is looking for people
> interested in teaching or with recommendations for teachers to send a
> message. Message your email (via twitter) to @OccupyNCSU
>
> San Francisco**Occupy San Francisco “stopped by” the San Francisco
> Police Commissions meeting Wednesday night. After some mild confusion
> and a brief walk-out (by the Police Commission), the public comments
> part of the session continued and OSF members relayed their outrage
> about SFPD removing tents and making arrests at Justin Herman Plaza.
> TODAY: Economist and activist Robert Reich showed up at Occupy SF’s
> Justin Herman Plaza camp to give the troops a pep talk, saying they
> are part of a movement that will change American society. The former
> secretary of labor under the Clinton administration and current
> professor at UC Berkeley encouraged demonstrators to stay the course
> of patient and peaceful protesting.
>
> Worldwide: Global total for arrests related to Occupy movement hit
> 1896 last night.
>
> UK**St. Paul's Cathedral says it may be time for the OccupyLSX
> protesters gathered outside the iconic church to leave.
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