From:   Lauren <>
Sent time:   Thursday, September 29, 2011 5:47:27 AM
To:   september17 <>
Subject:   [september17discuss] Re: can we try to come up with one demand?

A lot of the traditional left is not taking us seriously because they

expect exactly what Justine mentioned she feared.


Also, regarding food, didn't we have an offer for a huge kitchen in

the city? If we can get support from small farmers and support them

back it would be a boon. Hell, if we could just take over and restore

some abandoned building in Lower Manhattan as a home base it would be

a boon (we could call it urban renewal, since it's exactly what it is

and most of these abandoned buildings have been for long enough that

often nobody is sure about "legal" ownership anyway).


A platform based on only lofty electoral reform won't remove corporate