On Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 10:59 PM, David DeGraw <David@ampedstatus.com
> the plan has been to set up OWSnews.org/com and arrange for many people
> throughout the country to post their local OWS news. also
> OWSnetwork.org/com would be a social network for OWS activists using the
> same system we used here: http://ampedstatus.org/network/
> the development work is all done, just need some design help. figure if we
> can get about 12 admins dedicated to posting / editing it could be a vital
> Are there people here who would like to help get this project rolling?
> Micah, do you have any colleagues who can help out?
> if we can get a good logo, can prob have the site live in a few days.
> On 10/17/2011 3:50 PM, Micah White wrote:
> At this point, one of the biggest possible contributions to the movement
> would be a central site that aggregated all the local news about each
> individual occupation.
> I am in Berkeley, and there at least half a dozen occupations within 15
> miles (SF, Oakland, Richmond, Walnut Creek, etc etc). Some of these are
> attracting 2,000 people or more on the weekends. And yet, I can barely
> locate any information. There is no single source of information.
> We need a site like occupytogether.org
that handles news (local corporate
> news and citizen journalist eye witness accounts). This is a labor
> intensive project, but could be aided by scraping RSS and other aggregating
> On Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 12:39 PM, Doug Singsen <firstname.lastname@example.org
>> We know that there are hundreds of occupations happening around the
>> country, but I've had a hard time finding good reports on what has actually
>> been happening at them, how big they are, what they're thinking about or
>> working on, what other groups and struggles they are linking up with, etc.
>> The Google Maps and Meetup maps show where meetings, rallies and occupations
>> are happening, but they don't provide much information on what these events
>> actually look like, as far as I can tell. For anyone who's interested in
>> seeing more detailed reports on some of the many occupations taking place,
>> SocialistWorker.org has set up a page to post reports at
>> are only five up there now, but we'll keep adding reports as we receive
>> them, and anyone can submit a report, so if you have info on any occupations
>> outside NYC, please send them in. And if anyone knows of any other good
>> resources for reading details on occupations around the US (or the world),
>> please send them to the list as well.
>> Doug Singsen