Sent time:   Friday, October 21, 2011 4:27:02 PM
Subject:   Re: Re: [september17discuss] Expect the Co-option attempts to start getting serious...

 There is a fine line between co-opting and cooperation.  Lets be careful not to hurt those that are cooperating with us.  And lets also not overlook the possibility of co-opting the co-optersm as grymwoman seems to be suggesting
On 10/21/11, Harrison Schultz<> wrote:
Let's keep talking about this...


On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 1:41 PM, grimwomyn <> wrote:
+1 harrison, we have to lead them to help us reach everyone and force change to happen in the country.

On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 1:30 PM, Harrison Schultz <> wrote:
our first adversary was the NYPD, 
but then they helped us gain the attention of the media and then the media became our major adversary,
then the media helped us gain the attention of politicians, they began attempts to co-opt the movement and they became our major adversary
now corporations will begin taking us seriously and will seriously attempt to co-opt us.

This article as a really bad sign of things to come...

however I think it may be possible for the movement co-opt the corporations before the corporations co-opt the movement.