From:   shaista husain <shaistahusain@gmail.com>
Sent time:   Wednesday, October 12, 2011 12:05:31 AM
To:   september17@googlegroups.com
Subject:   Re: [september17discuss] Re: the next phase
 

If we move occupiers to homes, then i hope they are foreclosed empty

homes that we re-claim --as we defend against evictions.

 

 

On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 2:03 AM, shaista husain <shaistahusain@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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