From:   grimwomyn <>
Sent time:   Thursday, October 27, 2011 8:26:57 AM
Subject:   Re: [september17discuss] Mass Day of Action: Nov 2

they fired tear gas onto peaceful protesters and fired rubber bullets.

Day of Action is needed, maybe not strike, but day of peaceful,

massively inconvenient action.


On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 10:25 AM, <> wrote:

> General strike at this point isn't realistic. People walking off the job for a strike not sanctioned by the nlrb risk getting fired, not a good thing in today's economy. Unions that instigate it risk heavy fines. If you get partial paticipation, those who join in become sacrificial lambs, sewing resentment. All to protest police brutality in oakland? It won't fly.

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> 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 <> wrote:

>> err- "day after"


>> On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 10:07 AM, grimwomyn <> 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,

>>> <> 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


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>>>> From: Ben <>

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>>>> 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 <> wrote: