Before rushing off and kissing Broodfields asses. Let's check into the reports that they have connections to bad real-estate dealings and can be directly linked to the subprime-morgage scandal.
On Fri, Oct 14, 2011 at 12:49 PM, Will Gauss <firstname.lastname@example.org>
I say we cheer on our allies but send a representative to the table with Brookfield. Once we arrive at a deal, then we cheer Brookfield if they sent a negotiator in good faith and their idea of "negotiations" isn't Benjamin Netanyahu's "Accept all our demands without concession then we'll talk" strategy.
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That too, Lisa.
On Fri, Oct 14, 2011 at 10:42 AM, Lisa <email@example.com>
I don't agree with thanking Brookfield publicly or privately but I really think we should thank all of our allies and supporters that mobilized to the park to defend last night and this morning.
On Fri, Oct 14, 2011 at 10:35 AM, Robert Christ <firstname.lastname@example.org>
It could be private. Anything we can do to "better relations" without hurting public image.
On Fri, Oct 14, 2011 at 10:33 AM, Justin Wedes <email@example.com>
Propose it to the general assembly, but my gut feeling is we dont need to publicly thank Brookfield for so *graciously* allowing us to be in the public park they "own/operate".
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On Oct 14, 2011, at 10:28 AM, Robert Christ <firstname.lastname@example.org
> So politico is reporting that brookfield properties has withdrawn their cleaning schedule for the day. If this turns out to be true, I think we should really organize thank you letters, and make sure our sanitation team is in direct contact with their people. Maybe the Outreach Working group could make such a proposal at the GA?
> Can't hurt to try to make an ally of these people, especially since the Mayor still seems to be itching to get us out.
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