From:   shaista husain <>
Sent time:   Sunday, October 30, 2011 8:59:06 AM
Subject:   Re: [september17discuss] Principles of Solidarity?!! WINTER is here and you are all full of shit

CAN someone please report from Liberty on the situation there--there

are hardcore activists who will freeze before they leave= and some

must feel abandoned. Right now, we need to know if everyone is SAFE...

can someone kindly report this morning?


On Sun, Oct 30, 2011 at 10:50 AM, Amin Husain <> wrote:

> Spread the word among campers and whomever else, to let them know that this

> evening their presence is respectfully requested as detailed below.

> This evening as part of a night of thank you for holding the fort for

> OWS campers: please join in on the Farewell Party for the Jenin Freedom

> Theater and welcome Party for DAM and an ongoing party  for

> Unoccupied-palestine-Occupy WS @ 930pm @ Von Bar 3 bleeker street @ Bowery

> on Sunday the 30th.

> For OWS: free entry, free drink, and free music, dj and dancing.

> Each one tell a camper, please.


> On Oct 30, 2011, at 9:18 AM, Amin Husain <> wrote:


> We are failing and succeeding in many ways.  We learn, we mobilize, we

> adjust, we correct, and we charge on.  I hear you Cesar, but I know we are

> all doing our best.  I could list what I have been working on.  And detail

> why I was  not able to do more.  And how bad I feel for out campers.

>  Instead, we should all use this weather to prepare for the winter, a

> sustainable weather prepared encampment.  Solidarity ( not empty but varied

> in manifestation ).

> On Oct 30, 2011, at 9:13 AM, Winter Siroco <> wrote:


> Actually Robert was right.

> The response to the cold weather was totally inappropriate. After reading

> this, I went from 60 Wall St. to Liberty Plaza, and I realized that we were

> failing in many ways...

> Cesar


> On Sat, Oct 29, 2011 at 3:29 PM, Alexandre Machado De Sant'Anna Carvalho

> <> wrote:


>> It is deeply disturbing to me to see people discussing principles of

>> solidarity from the confort of your computers when our greatest enemy,

>> WINTER, knocked on our door. Tarps are not holding the snow, tents are

>> soaked inside and freezing, people here at camp are feeling the punch, and

>> people keep fighting for stupid details of something that is absent in their

>> very actions and attitudes: Solidarity. The conversation needs to be

>> shifted, our only concern right now should be the simple statement: we are

>> freezing, we need help, we must have the infrastructure in place to survive

>> winter. In response to this, please dont just throw your personal opinions -

>> first listen to the OCCUPIERS  holding our ground bravely, let their voice

>> be heard above all else: they are the ones directly affected. Not only in

>> NYC, but across the other occupations.


>> Robert, freezing cold day one occupier.


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