From:   grimwomyn <grimwomyn@gmail.com>
Sent time:   Saturday, October 01, 2011 8:13:59 AM
To:   september17@googlegroups.com
Subject:   Re: Re: [september17discuss] Re: can we try to come up with one demand?
 

yes +1000000000000000000000000000

 

On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 10:54 PM, <jemcgloin@verizon.net> wrote:

>  'Human Need not Corporate Greed' is giid for me.

>

>

> On 09/29/11, grimwomyn<grimwomyn@gmail.com> wrote:

> I would like to suggest again that we at least consider adopting the

> october2011 demand "Human Need not Corporate Greed" it is broad and far

> reaching and everything we have discussed as a concern fits under than

> umbrella, and symbolically we join with our brothers and sisters going to

> DC.

>

> On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 9:43 AM, Ashley Anderson

> <ashley@peacefuluprising.org> wrote:

>>

>> I have heard a lot of talk about the "lack of a demand" at #OWS. I like

>> all the demands thus far, and I defend them fiercely to the fearful lefty

>> critics. But they're right to point out that an ultimatum is implied with an

>> "occupation." Otherwise, it's a demonstration, right?

>> I'm not sure why having one demand / many reasons to rise up are mutually

>> exclusive.

>> This occupation could pick a winnable demand and use the spotlight moment

>> to continue pushing for all the great things it is talking about. There will

>> be more occupations, more demands, and more victories if the tale of Occupy

>> Wall Street can create something solid. We won't get it all in one sitting,

>> but we will get it all if we make a habit of drawing a line in the sand. I

>> always thought that the "one demand" was the most brilliant part of the

>> strategy.

>> Just my $.02

>>

>> Ashley Anderson

>> Director

>> Peaceful Uprising

>> 801-652-2971 |

>> Tw | Fb

>> Core Principles

>>

>>

>>

>>

>>

>>

>>

>> On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 7:29 AM, J.A. Myerson <jesse.myerson@gmail.com>

>> wrote:

>>>

>>> Yeah, it's as though MoJo has never been to a protest.

>>>

>>> On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 9:26 AM, grimwomyn <grimwomyn@gmail.com> wrote:

>>>>

>>>> did you not see this article:

>>>> http://motherjones.com/mojo/2011/09/occupy-wall-street

>>>>

>>>> On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 9:21 AM, <jdisalvo@nyc.rr.com> wrote:

>>>>>

>>>>> Clarify- what left groups? what exactly is feared?

>>>>>

>>>>>

>>>>> ---- Lauren <celliwig@gmail.com> wrote:

>>>>> > A lot of the traditional left is not taking us seriously because they

>>>>> > expect exactly what Justine mentioned she feared.

>>>>> >

>>>>> > Also, regarding food, didn't we have an offer for a huge kitchen in

>>>>> > the city? If we can get support from small farmers and support them

>>>>> > back it would be a boon. Hell, if we could just take over and restore

>>>>> > some abandoned building in Lower Manhattan as a home base it would be

>>>>> > a boon (we could call it urban renewal, since it's exactly what it is

>>>>> > and most of these abandoned buildings have been for long enough that

>>>>> > often nobody is sure about "legal" ownership anyway).

>>>>> >

>>>>> > A platform based on only lofty electoral reform won't remove

>>>>> > corporate

>>>>> > control.

>>>>>

>>>>

>>>

>>>

>>>

>>> --

>>> J.A. Myerson

>>> http://www.jamyerson.com

>>> 347.688.0241

>>

>

>

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