Seth from Occupy Nashville is looking for some advice. Please read below. If you have any suggestions please email me if you want and I will forward.
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Date: October 24, 2011 10:28:16 PM EDT
Subject: Re: Message from OWS NYC Media Working Group
Hi Andrea. We're actually from the south at Occupy Nashville. But, we would love to keep direct communication with you.
I actually have a major question I need to ask someone at one of the larger occupations. We're having problems at Occupy Nashville with agitators and such. There have been several reports of violence at night by agitators and they refuse to leave when asked. They have even setup tents and continue to stay. When one of the fights started, the police were called. Several occupiers left, and the agitator was detained. However, within an hour they had released him right back into our plaza and he continues to cause trouble. I'm on the tech team and I've been trying to help them find a way to deter violent people from the group.
How is your occupation handling agitators, etc. who refuse to leave?
Thanks so much.