From:   grimwomyn <grimwomyn@gmail.com>
Sent time:   Monday, October 10, 2011 8:57:20 PM
To:   september17@googlegroups.com
Subject:   Re: [september17discuss] the next phase
 

and its suuuuper pretty and open 24/7:

http://www.dnainfo.com/20101202/downtown/world-financial-center-now-open-247

 

do it.

 

On Mon, Oct 10, 2011 at 10:54 PM, <guindave@aol.com> wrote:

> Word Financial Mall at

> 25 Liberty square

> This is great because myral lynch has an office in here  its also indoors

>

>

> -----Original Message-----

> From: Will Gauss <willgauss@gmail.com>

> To: september17 <september17@googlegroups.com>

> Sent: Mon, Oct 10, 2011 9:45 pm

> Subject: Re: [september17discuss] the next phase

>

> Take Foley Square as a new occupation, establish a shuttle march back and

> forth between then.

>

> Sent from my iPhone

>

> On Oct 10, 2011, at 9:10 PM, grimwomyn <grimwomyn@gmail.com> wrote:

>

>> ok-- can added to this be the dispersion technique?

>>

> http://my.firedoglake.com/wagingnonviolence/2011/09/15/for-occupywallstreet-dispersion-is-part-of-the-plan/

>>

>> "There are worse things than not getting to have another large public

>> protest in the streets of New York that accomplishes little. It has

>> been done before. According to New York City law, permits are

>> necessary for groups of more than 20 to gather legally in public

>> parks—so why not gather in groups of 19? Why not conduct small, legal,

>> and still powerful actions like those that #occupywallstreet activists

>> have been conducting throughout this week, such as yoga classes where

>> Wall meets Broad and declaring guerrilla free-speech zones with free

>> wireless internet access? What if this were happening on every corner

>> in the city, for weeks at a time?

>>

>> These days, nobody is more masterful with dispersion tactics than

>> those behind the Jasmine Revolution in China. Working in an

>> environment of extreme, ruthless oppression, they’ve learned to be

>> very creative. Their signature move is the so-called “strolling”

>> protest: large numbers of people gather at a public place, designated

>> over the internet, and walk around innocently, looking up at the

>> buildings and ignoring each other. Obviously, there’s a protest

>> happening, because there’s a huge crowd of people in one place, and a

>> phalanx of police are watching. But how do you distinguish a protester

>> from a bystander? You don’t. You can’t, really. You’ve created a

>> disruption, but no targets, and no actual illegality. Meanwhile,

>> people become less afraid to resist when they know that others are

>> with them."

>>

>> Activities can be planned, people are inconveniencing the bank, it

>> would be safer, I can't stomach 13 yr olds getting arrested again. The

>> NYPD has proven themselves to be mean. There should be a softer

>> approach... and it will bring more sympathy to the movement if it is

>> peaceful action.

>>

>> Dancing on bank lawns in the suburbs, card games in front of chase....

>> peaceful.....

>>

>> On Mon, Oct 10, 2011 at 7:49 PM, MAd Hatter

>

> <progressivechange@gmail.com> wrote:

>>>

>>> Totally Agree.... #occupythebanks and lets get in the streets this

>

> week.

>>>

>>>

>>> As of now, there are 3 public meeting points for Saturday.  Please

>

> add

>>>

>>> others that I may have missed. Or form an affinity group and go to a

>>> bank in the morning! Bring Cameras, do press, and ask for

>>> supporters......

>>>

>>> 11am March on Banks-- from Zucotti and probably (Bowling Green)

>>>

>>> 1pm-2pm  Students Meet up at Washington Square Park (visit banks

>

> from there)

>>>

>>> 5:00pm Take Times Square Mass Convergence

>>>

>>>

>>> Here is the call to action from the October 15th Working group. Let's

>>> make Saturday something different.

>>>

>>> Occupy Wall Street October 15th Call to Action Against Banks.

>>> --------------------------------------

>>> The time has come to fight the banks.

>>>

>>> We call on fellow occupiers and those who stand in solidarity to join

>>> us in moving from protest to resistance

>>>

>>> No longer will banks take our homes.

>>>

>>> No longer will banks rob students of our future.

>>>

>>> No longer will banks destroy the environment.

>>>

>>> No longer will banks fund the misery of war.

>>>

>>> No longer will banks cause massive unemployment.

>>>  And no longer will banks create and profit from economic crisis

>>> without a struggle.

>>>

>>> The political system has been corrupted and taken over by Wall

>

> Street.

>>>

>>>  The banks have destroyed our economy and captured our democracy.

>>>  Occupy Wall Street is a part of a global movement.  On Oct. 15th and

>>> beyond, we will take our message directly to the banks.

>>>

>>> This saturday, visit your local Bank of America, Wells Fargo, or

>

> Chase

>>>

>>> and let them know, we will not allow business as usual.

>>>

>>> We.

>>>

>>> Will.

>>>

>>> Occupy.

>>>

>>> Everywhere

>>>

>>> On Mon, Oct 10, 2011 at 7:38 PM, beka economopoulos

>>> <beka@notanalternative.net> wrote:

>>>>

>>>> Today Bloomberg announced that we could stay in Zuccotti Park

>>>> indefinitely:

>

> http://blogs.wsj.com/metropolis/2011/10/10/bloomberg-occupy-wall-street-can-stay-indefinitely/

>>>>

>>>> And so we went from being an occupation to becoming a picnic.

>>>> Just yesterday Zizek warned “The only thing I’m afraid of is that

>

> we will

>>>>

>>>> someday just go home and then we will meet once a year drinking

>

> beer and

>>>>

>>>> nostalgically remembering what a nice time we had here. Promise

>

> ourselves

>>>>

>>>> that this will not be the case.”

>>>> Of course, it's nice to have some breathing room, but we're in this

>

> for the

>>>>

>>>> long haul.  There are no "solutions" that can be presented quickly

>

> to make

>>>>

>>>> us go away. And so there will be moments where our presence is no

>

> longer an

>>>>

>>>> uncomfortable and unknown variable, but rather is normalized and

>>>> integrated.

>>>> It's in those moments that we have to push the envelop, pry open

>

> the space

>>>>

>>>> of possibility even farther. We go as far as we can to destabalize

>

> but

>>>>

>>>> maintain support and momentum. And when that's the new "normal"

>

> then we do

>>>>

>>>> it again, we push further.

>>>> That's how change happens, how we shift the terrain and the terms

>

> of the

>>>>

>>>> game.  I hope that we can get information out as soon as possible

>

> about ways

>>>>

>>>> to plug into the international day of action, this Saturday October

>

> 15.  And

>>>>

>>>> that we continue to expand and take new space and spread and lead

>

> the way.

>>>>

>>>> xob

>>>>

>>>> --

>>>> New:

>

> http://blog.art21.org/2011/05/19/5-questions-for-contemporary-practice-with-not-an-alternative/

>>>>

>>>> Not An Alternative

>>>> http://notanalternative.com

>>>>

>>>

>

>

>

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