From:   shaista husain <shaistahusain@gmail.com>
Sent time:   Wednesday, October 12, 2011 12:03:58 AM
To:   september17@googlegroups.com
Subject:   Re: [september17discuss] Re: the next phase
 

We need safety, comfort, kitchen and hospital as well as clean

up/hygiene/recycle teams to link up with finance-- and organize and

allocated resources towards an effective long term self sustainable

strategy through the winter. By doing this we makes liars out of all

the naysayers== this is better than any propaganda because it is REAL.

 

PEACE

 

On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 1:52 AM, Amin Husain <amin.husain@gmail.com> wrote:

> There is a lot of thinking around oct 15 in this regard and that sounds

> amazing to me as another, additional location, to cap off the global day of

> rage.

> It will also show people that this is a movement that is not cooptable

> because it is not "safe".

>

> On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 1:48 AM, shaista husain <shaistahusain@gmail.com>

> wrote:

>>

>> Other Occupations that have happened across the globe do not have

>> weather like NYC. We have to set an example and may have to break some

>> rules in order to maintain our ground. We might have to have tents or

>> using solar lamps build heaters. I know this is very ambitious but we

>> need to be just as ingenuous as, for example, how we feed so many

>> folks daily and how phenomenal is our water filtration plant in the

>> kitchen--truly amazing. Negates all the negative press images that

>> attempt to label us...We can also start to collect names of NYC

>> comrades who volunteer to get occupiers to take days off, bathe,

>> shower, etc....We are re-organizing our hospital next week and begin

>> preventative nutrition for campers--but we have enough herbs to last a

>> week perhaps, if the tonics are successful, i have contacted green

>> community groups for help and mobilization. If anyone has ANY

>> suggestions for sustainability--- please email as soon as possible, or

>> can help us, contact Dave Zalk, Bugz or myself towards this effort. I

>> hope the sustainability meeting will happen soon, please let me know

>> when it is.

>> Thanks,

>> Shaista

>>

>> On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 1:35 AM, Lycophidion <lycophidion@gmail.com>

>> wrote:

>> > Good ideas. All of this presupposes a qualitative leap in coordination

>> > between WGs and organization and integration of Liberty Park OWSers.

>> > No, living outside in freezing weather is definitely not the same as a

>> > ski trip. One possibility is to establish a scheduled rotation of

>> > "campers," to avoid burn-out and folks becoming sick (not just if they

>> > get sick). Maybe 3 day to 1-week shifts, when it gets really cold.

>> > Perhaps this should be mandatory (although positively motivated),

>> > since some will want to prove their revolutionary mettle by hanging

>> > tough, even when they're coming down with the flu. In turn, they would

>> > get other people sick.

>> >

>> >

>> > On Oct 11, 5:18 pm, jemcgl...@verizon.net wrote:

>> >> The cold weather has to all be very high-tech.  Living outside is not

>> >> the same as going skiing.

>> >>

>> >>

>> >>

>> >>

>> >>

>> >>

>> >>

>> >> On 10/11/11,beka economopoulos<beka@notanalternative.net>wrote:There

>> >> are lots of folks working on weather contingencies.  Heck yeah, we're

>> >> staying through Spring.

>> >>

>> >> Some ideas:

>> >>

>> >> * there are allies who want to fundraise to get 500 sub-zero sleeping

>> >> bags donated, as well as cold-weather gears (hats, gloves, coats, etc.)

>> >>

>> >> * working on lining up indoor spaces nearby where folks can rotate out

>> >> if they're getting sick or need a night to warm up.

>> >>

>> >> * consider a coordinated effort in solidarity with one another to push

>> >> for structures and on-site warming options. get supporters, unions, and

>> >> community orgs to back us up when we go for it

>> >>

>> >> * use mobile blast list, get shovels donated, and get folks down there

>> >> to help get rid of snow

>> >>

>> >>

>> >>

>> >

>

>

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