From:   grimwomyn <grimwomyn@gmail.com>
Sent time:   Wednesday, October 12, 2011 9:34:39 AM
To:   september17@googlegroups.com
Subject:   Re: [september17discuss] Re: the next phase
 

suggested tweet if peeps want to send it around:

I #occupywallstreet coz Hoodrats Infest Marcy Projects http://yourblackworld.com/2011/08/26/hoodrats-infest-marcy-projects/ #occupytogether http://occupytogether.org

On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 2:10 AM, shaista husain <shaistahusain@gmail.com> wrote:
Just to alert you guys on the epidemic in the NYC--the total lack of
urban planning/environmental safety for poor people....
 http://yourblackworld.com/2011/08/26/hoodrats-infest-marcy-projects/

On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 2:05 AM, shaista husain <shaistahusain@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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