From:   Martin Kaminer <martin.kaminer@gmail.com>
Sent time:   Tuesday, October 18, 2011 4:29:53 PM
To:   september17@googlegroups.com
Subject:   Re: [september17discuss] Supporting local businesses
 

Justin et. al. --

Wanted to call your attention to IMHO an amazing, poignant and in many ways beautiful article on this subject, in case you missed it.

Occupy Wall Street through Egyptian eyes - Opinion - Al Jazeera




On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 5:53 PM, Justin Wedes <jwedes@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi Jon,

A number of us have been engaged in this work for a couple weeks now, and I'd love to loop you into it.

The community relations committee is meeting tomorrow, 6pm, at the red cube

Justin Wedes
Educator & Activist
Brooklyn, NY

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will you #occupy?
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On Oct 18, 2011, at 5:09 PM, Jon Good <therealjongood@gmail.com> wrote:

> Spurred on by the "hypocrisy of patronizing corporations" thread, I would like to get together a list of local, non-chain establishments whose business has flagged as a result of the police blockade (It's important to remember that it's not because of us, but because of police repression that these small shopkeepers are suffering).  This should include food carts, etc, too.  Then, when people want to donate food and stuff to the occupation, we can source it from local businesses and keep community relations good.
>
> Anyone have any ideas as to how this might be encouraged?
>
> Solidarity,
>
> Jon

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