|From:||Cari Machet <email@example.com>|
|Sent time:||Thursday, October 27, 2011 3:09:03 AM|
|Subject:||SPAM-MED: Re: [GlobalRevolutionMedia] Re: Live-blog / round-up of tonight's nationwide #occupy protests from NY Times|
NYT adbusters quote and info - EEEK!! inaccuracy
Protest organizers are hoping to turn out tens of thousands of people
on Saturday in a second day of global demonstrations in solidarity
with Occupy Wall Street. This latest call for a global day of protest
comes the editors of Adbusters, a Canadian anticorporate magazine
which dreamed up the idea of a movement called Occupy Wall Street back
and set Sept. 17 as the date for the start of the protest in Lower
Manhattan back in July.
As the Lede reported last week, the magazine is attempting to push the
"leaderless people-powered movement for democracy" which was "inspired
by the Egyptian Tahrir Square uprising and the Spanish acampadas,"
toward a concrete goal: demanding the imposition of a so-called Robin
Hood tax on financial transactions. In support of that idea, they have
called for worldwide protests on Saturday, Oct. 29, days before world
leaders gather for the next Group of 20 summit meeting in Cannes,
"As the movement matures, let's consider a response to our critics,"
the magazine's editors wrote in a "tactical briefing" released this
month. "Let's occupy the core of our global system. Let's dethrone the
greed that defines this new century. Let's work to define our one
On 10/27/11, Daniel Levine <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hooray for phase 5!
> On Oct 27, 1:11 am, beka economopoulos <b...@notanalternative.net>
>> pretty impressive research / reporting from ny times w/ live-blog /
>> of nationwide #occupy protests tonight from ny times.
>> hey, we're in a new phase guys. i didn't much like phase 4...what's phase
>> gonna bring?
>> Watch our new Kickstarter
>> Not An Alternativehttp://notanalternative.com
>> Fission Strategyhttp://fissionstrategy.com*
>> Phone: 917-202-5479
>> Skype: bekamop
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