|From:||Richard S. <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Sent time:||Thursday, October 13, 2011 8:28:59 PM|
|Subject:||[september17discuss] Re: other ways to prepare for tomorrow|
>They will not always follow the typical picture of a middle aged white guy with a beer gut<
Thank you. ;-)
On Oct 13, 3:30 pm, grimwomyn <grimwo...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Also I would like to add that we need to be careful of agent
> provocateurs, people who work very hard at bringing divisive issues
> both on and off line. They will not always follow the typical picture
> of a middle aged white guy with a beer gut, they may be in various
> forms sent to create derision and infighting.
> Corporations would much rather see us kill the movement off ourselves
> with infighting than with bully clubs from police.
> On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 3:23 PM, acpolla...@juno.com <acpolla...@juno.com>wrote:
> > I assume some or all of this will come up at the GA tonight and/or in
> > working groups, but:
> > * I'm sure our own activists, and the media, will be videoing everything
> > tomorrow morning, but do we need special preparation to encourage and
> > centralize immediate dissemination of video/photos of possible cop
> > brutality? Do we need to tell the press now that we're doing such
> > documentation, i.e. as a way of sending the public message that we expect
> > the worst from Bloomberg and Kelly?
> > * The same re Medics: In addition to our own Medics, maybe we should put
> > out a special call to healthcare workers who've been volunteering from
> > unions or elsewhere to show up -- and again, maybe put out a call to the
> > press saying we're lining up such help as a way of sending the public
> > message that we expect the worst from Bloomberg and Kelly.
> > Maybe the Medics should do some emergency prep training tonight for
> > nonmedics on how to help with emergencies, tear gas, etc., and OWSers in
> > general should be educated on what to do if they're gassed, if they see
> > someone getting beaten, etc.
> > * I don't even mention the legal angle, I'm sure that's in high gear
> > already.
> > * All of which is a way of saying BEFOREHAND that "the whole world is
> > watching."
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