From:   Ben <bf0189@gmail.com>
Sent time:   Thursday, October 27, 2011 8:13:24 AM
To:   september17@googlegroups.com
Subject:   SPAM-MED: Re: [september17discuss] Mass Day of Action: Nov 2
 

A true general strike will take a long time to organize but I think it

can be done. We just can't call for a general strike and have nothing

happen however. In fact it'd kill the movement. My two cents is a

general strike should be something we should build up to

 

On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 10:08 AM, shaista husain

<shaistahusain@gmail.com> wrote:

> Must agree with Grim--also Rob, who knows? A general strike is serious

> business--is it possible to mobilize such an action right now, Oakland

> has been mobilized against police repression because that is the daily

> condition for a long time, as in Atlanta, the death penalty and Troy

> Davis--has been building up against penal justice. To call for a

> general strike--our labor outreach should inform further....

>

>

> On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 10:07 AM, grimwomyn <grimwomyn@gmail.com> wrote:

>> err- "day after"

>>

>> On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 10:07 AM, grimwomyn <grimwomyn@gmail.com> wrote:

>>> the national standing "dat after" plan is genius and should be

>>> implemented, this should be proposed at the GA today?

>>>

>>> On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 10:04 AM, acpollack2@juno.com

>>> <acpollack2@juno.com> wrote:

>>>>  I would be skeptical about this becoming a real general strike, but whereas

>>>> a month ago I would have ridiculed the notion, now.... who knows!

>>>> Meanwhile on the Labor Outreach list one person asked if we should do a

>>>> solidarity action in NYC next Wednesday. And I asked about

>>>> a national standing "day after" plan, i.e. just as we do for expected

>>>> attacks by the US or Israel, an agreement that when any Occupy site is

>>>> attacked, the next day all Occupy sites will have special solidarity marches

>>>> or other events.

>>>> Andy

>>>>

>>>> ---------- Original Message ----------

>>>> From: Ben <bf0189@gmail.com>

>>>> To: september17@googlegroups.com

>>>> Subject: Re: [september17discuss] Mass Day of Action: Nov 2

>>>> Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2011 09:59:41 -0400

>>>>

>>>> Absolutely. If we can get some serious strike action our protests will

>>>> be a lot more scary.

>>>>

>>>> Labor is going to be key in the long run.

>>>>

>>>> On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 6:55 AM, grimwomyn <grimwomyn@gmail.com> wrote:

>>>>> http://www.occupyoakland.org/2011/10/general-strike-mass-day-of-action/

>>>>>

>>>

>>

>

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