From:   Luis Moreno-Caballud <morenocaballud@yahoo.es>
Sent time:   Monday, September 26, 2011 10:42:54 AM
To:   september17@googlegroups.com
Subject:   SPAM-LOW: Re: [september17discuss] Postal Workers National Protest on Tuesday
 

There is also the postal workers protest tomorrow Tuesday at 5:30. Labor committee: are we in contact with them? Another great opportunity to show solidarity and to prove that this movement belongs to the 99%

http://www.apwu.org/news/webart/2011/11-106-sept27rallies-110925.htm


On Sep 26, 2011, at 11:46 AM, grimwomyn wrote:

OOOHHHH I love this idea!!!!!!! Make the park the center for all to mingle and meet and make each other stronger after the marches!!!!!!!!! LOVE

On Mon, Sep 26, 2011 at 11:30 AM, Will <william.russell.v@gmail.com> wrote:
Great suggestion Luis!

On Sep 26, 11:27 am, Luis Moreno-Caballud <morenocabal...@yahoo.es>
wrote:
> Yes! and physically bring those marches to Zucotti, as it happened with the Troy Davis march!
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> On Sep 26, 2011, at 11:17 AM, Will wrote:
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> > Hey beautiful people,
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> > Last Saturday's march was amazing until it ended in extreme police
> > brutality, and I have a suggestion for how we can follow up that march
> > with something potentially even bigger and in my opinion infinitely
> > more significant.
>
> > This Saturday is a huge day for marches in NYC, with Slutwalk, the
> > Rally for a Nuke-Free World, both of which will likely draw about
> > 1,000 people each, and an event for the Campaign to End the New Jim
> > Crow.  (I'll add more info about each of these protests below.)
> > Unfortunately each of these events is planned for more or less the
> > same time, which I think is indicative of the current level of
> > division within the left, or at least its severe lack of
> > coordination.
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> > For us to organize a large march for the same time would show a huge
> > lack of solidarity and I strongly urge that we avoid doing this!
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> > I suggest that instead we organize ourselves into three groups based
> > upon which event we would like to identify with this Saturday (tough
> > choice I know!) and mobilize the mass of ourselves to show up in force
> > at these events.  I don't suggest that we organize marches from the
> > occupation to these events, first because we need to save our energy
> > for them and second because of the risk of drawing more police
> > brutality to ourselves and also to the other protesters involved in
> > these events.
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> > This is a golden opportunity for us to further project our reach
> > beyond the financial district, build our own movement, and show our
> > solidarity and establish ties with the rest of the NYC left.  We can
> > make Occupy Wall Street a place where previously fragmented segments
> > of the left can find a unifying cause and a safe place to build
> > campaigns around their specific issues.  I know for sure that after
> > the police crackdown on us this past Saturday we gained a lot of
> > sympathy from long-time activists in the city who might have been
> > skeptical about us before and recognition that we are a force to be
> > reckoned with.  Let's show NYC, the country and the world that Occupy
> > Wall Street is a place where different sections of the left can come
> > together and unite around a common purpose.
>
> > In solidarity,
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> > Will
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> > - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
> > Slutwalk NYC - Union Square - Noon
> >http://slutwalknyc.com/
> >http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=IEhxr4-Yhqw
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> > No matter who you are
> > No matter where you work
> > No matter how you identify
> > No matter how you flirt
> > No matter what you wear
> > No matter whom you choose to love
> > No matter what you said before:
>
> > NO ONE has the right to touch you without your consent. SlutWalk NYC
> > is part of a worldwide grassroots movement challenging rape culture,
> > victim-blaming and slut-shaming, and working to end sexual and
> > domestic violence.
>
> > Note on the name:  This movement is a response to what the police
> > commissioner of Toronto said at a gathering, that if women didn't
> > dress like sluts, they wouldn't become victims of violence.  This has
> > already spawned huge marches across Canada, the US and the world
> > (Mexico City, Honduras, Mumbai, etc)
> > - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
> > Rally for a Nuclear-Free Future - Pier 95 Hudson River Park - Noon
> >http://www.nuclearfreeplanet.org/articles/coalition-against-nukes-ral...
>
> > The Coalition Against Nukes National Day of Action flagship rally will
> > be in NYC Saturday, October 1, 2011. Located at Pier 95 Hudson River
> > Park, 12th Ave @ West 55th Street, from Noon to 3:30 pm
>
> > The Fukushima Daiichi meltdowns inspired this grassroots action. It
> > was intensified by the August 23 magnitude 5.8 earthquake that caused
> > two reactors at Virginia’s North Anna nuclear plant to shut down.
> > Twelve reactors up and down the eastern US reported "unusual events"
> > to the NRC.
>
> > Then, on August 28, Hurricane Irene demonstrated powerfully that
> > electrical power and transportation routes can be disrupted over a
> > very large area-for days and weeks.
>
> > In New York, Entergy’s aging, leaky, 40-year old Indian Point nuclear
> > reactors, with uncorrected safety concerns yet under consideration for
> > additional 20-year relicensing by the Obama Administration, are
> > located near 2 fault lines, just north of NYC in a very densely-
> > populated area. Twenty million people live within 50 miles of Indian
> > Point in NY, New Jersey and Connecticut.
>
> > We stand with the people of Japan who are suffering this ongoing
> > nuclear disaster. We cannot let that happen here!
> > - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
> > NJC: The Campaign to End the New Jim Crow
> > Assembly Hall, Riverside Church 490 Riverside Drive [Enter on
> > Claremont Ave] Manhattan, NY - 1pm
> >www.endjimcrow.org
>
> > The Issue?
>
> > -2.3 million Americans are imprisoned (twice as much as London and
> > four times as much as France). While African Americans constitute 13
> > percent of the U.S. population, they disproportionately fill the
> > prison system at 38 percent.
> > -Since the War on Drugs, the number of inmates imprisoned for drug
> > convictions increased from 41,100 to 1/2 million with the vast
> > majority being people of color.
> > -According to a Health and Drug study, Blacks make up 14 percent of
> > the drug user population, but constitute 54 percent of drug
> > convictions in the U.S. Criminal Justice System.
> > -5.3 million Americans are denied the right to vote because of laws
> > prohibiting voting by people with felony convictions. This has
> > resulted in the disenfranchisement of an estimated 13% of black men.
> > -The "felon" label continues to bar ex-offenders from public housing,
> > welfare and other basic rights
>
> > The Answer?
>
> > NJC: The Campaign to End the New Jim Crow
>
> > Join us in building a movement to end mass incarceration and the
> > injustices of the new caste system. Find out how you can help at our
> > first open organizing meeting. All are welcomed!
>
> > START study groups, DEMAND justice, CHALLENGE legislators, HOLD law
> > enforcement accountable, DOCUMENT the struggle, GET INVOLVED!
>
> > For more information, visit our website atwww.endjimcrow.orgor call
> > 212-501-2112
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