This is the InterOccupy newsletter for the week of September 10th, 2012. You can also access the newsletter here – which is the best place to read it. To receive this weekly newsletter in your inbox each week, make sure to subscribe today!

Welcome to the InterOccupy newsletter for the week of September 10th, 2012. S17 is upon us so be sure to check out the S17 Hub – especially their event calendar which has a comprehensive list of events and actions happening locally in New York as well as all over the country and the world. Find out how you can show solidarity with Anti-Stop and Frisk Activist Jazz Hayden who faces a Grand Jury on Thursday, 9/13. And finally check out two exciting global action announcements asking for endorsement and participation: #globalNOISE beginning October 13th and #Trapwire / #INDECT on October 20th, 2012.

InterOccupy is committed to upholding clear channels of communication for the movement.  We don't create or own any of the newsletter content; we simply deliver the information that comes to us via the newswire and coordination Hubs on InterOccupy.net.  

 

This Week's Calls

These are calls scheduled on InterOccupy for the coming week.  For actions and other events, see the full InterOccupy Calendar.

(All times Eastern Standard Time)

Tuesday, September 11th


  • 2:00pm — CALIFORNIA HOMES FRAUD-CLOSURE CAMPAIGN
  • 7:00pm — NATIONAL PLANNING CALL FOR SEPTEMBER 17TH NYC
  • 7:00pm — OCCUPY ISAAC – COORDINATING LOGISTICS FOR AID TO NEW ORLEANS
  • 9:00pm — PLANNING NATIONAL MOVEMENT-WIDE MEDIA WORK

Wednesday, September 12th


  • NO CALLS — 

Thursday, September 13th


  • 3:00pm — OCCUPY MOVEMENT WEEKLY PRESS BRIEFING CALL
  • 10:00pm — DEVELOPONG INTERNATIONAL MEDIA WORK AMONG OCCUPY GROUPS AND OTHER MOVEMENTS FOR DEMOCRACY (THE PACIFIC, AUSTRALIA, ASIA)

Friday, September 14th


  • 3:00pm — GLOBAL NOISE MUMBLE MEETING
  • 6:00pm — S17 AFFINITY GROUP SPOKESCOUNCIL REMOTE PARTICIPATION
  • 7:00pm — OCCUPY ISAAC – COORDINATING LOGISTICS FOR AID TO NEW ORLEANS

Saturday, September 15th


  • 12:00pm — REUNIÓN CHAT GLOBAL – 15 DE SEPTIEMBRE DEBATIR Y COORDINAR JUNTOS LA HUELGA GLOBAL DE EDUCACIÓN

Sunday, September 16th


  • 4:00pm — THE PEOPLES CONGRESS, FORMING THE GOVERNMENT WE WANT
  • 4:00pm — OPEN THE BORDER GLOBAL PROTEST CALL

Monday, September 17th


  • 8:30pm — OREGON OCCUPY FORECLOSURES

 

Newswire

Each week, we deliver all of the items to you that have been submitted to the InterOccupy Newswire.  If you have an important, relevant announcement or resource to share with others you can Submit it to the Newswire and it will be included in next week's newsletter.

 

Announcements  
   
#TRAPWIRE #INDECT GLOBAL DAY OF PROTEST – OCTOBER 20, 2012
From the ZDNet Article describing Trapwire, Indect and the Global Day of Protest. The TrapWire surveillance system and Europe's INDECT are the subject of a global protest planned for Saturday, October 20, 2012Read More
   
OPEN PROPOSAL FROM #GLOBALNOISE
This proposal is for a global 'week' of action from October 13th – 20th dubbed #globalNOISE and a request for endorsement. Please consider taking this proposal to your next general assembly meeting for endorsement by the group and join us!Read More
   
PROTECT OCCUPY’S RIGHT TO PEACEABLY ASSEMBLE FOR OUR ANNIVERSARY
Tell the Mayor of Wall Street to put away his violent white shirts, helicopters, guns, chemical agents, jail cells and undercover spying operations. Occupy is a nonviolent movement. And if Mayor Bloomberg hears all of our voices together and sees our collective power in the streets, we might just make it out of #S17 in one piece.Read More
   
HELP SUPPORT S17!
On the weekend of September 17th we are calling all members of the 99% to converge on New York City for three days of celebration, education, and resistance. And we need your help to make this convergence a truly historic event. Find out how!Read More
   
OCCUPY YOUR BFF, SEVEN BILLION BLOOMBERGS – OCCUPY MUSEUMS AT MOMENTA ART SEPT 14-OCTOBER 28TH
For the duration of this exhibition, the gallery will be available for use by the Occupy Movement and other interested groups as a common space. Use the Bushwick gallery to plan meetings, paint signs, group facilitation, yoga, or whatever needs a big space in Bushwick might fulfill. The space offers a beautiful wooden floor, high ceilings, tables and chairs, and wireless internet access.Read More
   
EMERGENCY ACTION NEEDED FOR JAZZ HAYDEN – PLEASE HELP!
As you may have heard Jazz Hayden is facing serious charges for his anti-stop and frisk video activism. This battle has now reached an emergency situation. The DA's office of Manhattan decided, this past week, to pursue indictment through a Grand Jury hearing scheduled for Thursday, September 13. We need you on board this week for the protest outside of the Grand Jury hearing and for the Riverside Church event. Details below. See you there!Read More
   
NYC: MARCH IN SOLIDARITY WITH CHICAGO TEACHERS UNION TOMORROW MONDAY 9/10
Chicago teachers are likely to strike tomorrow. Please join MORE to stand with them in solidarity on Monday, September 10th at 5pm! Teachers in Chicago are striking for increased resources and quality programs for students and fair working conditions for teachers.Read More
   
ISM: GLOBAL EDUCATION STRIKE CHAT MEETING ON SEPTEMBER 9TH – DISCUSSING AND COORDINATING THE STRIKE
All interested and identifying with the struggle against the increasing commercialisation of education and for free emancipatory education anywhere on this planet are invited to participate in this chat meeting to update each other on local developments in connection with the GLOBAL EDUCATION STRIKE [Oct. 18 + Nov. 14-21] and continue coordinations together!Read More
   
DNC DELEGATE LEAVES PARTY, JOINS OCCUPY AFTER FORCED VOTE AT CONVENTION
Find out what Minnesotan DNC Delegate Daniel McKenzie did when the Democrats decided to try to reinsert “God” and “Jerusalem” back into their platform with a voice vote during the DNC. Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, the convention chairman, asked for approval from the delegates, but was met with strong opposition. After asking three separate times, and still not receiving enough approval from the delegates, he still determined that those present had voted in favor.Read More
   
SHELBY THE DOG RELEASES HER FIRST CAMPAIGN AD
Shelby the Dog, the elected leader of Occupy Denver, recently announced her candidacy for the United States presidency. She is now happy to inform you that her first campaign ad is public and can be viewed at shelbylovesamerica.org or youtube (name: Shelby loves america).Read More
   
#J20 SUPREME COURT UPDATE: TRIAL FOR SIX DEFENDANTS FROM MOVE TO AMEND AND OCCUPY THE COURTS ARRESTS
Washington DC – After three days of trial and six hours of deliberation the jury has returned the verdicts on the six defendants facing charges from the arrests at the Supreme Court of the United States on January 20, 2012.Read More
   
OVERVIEW OF SEPTEMBER 17TH ACTIONS
On September 17th, exactly one year after the Occupation of Wall Street, the whole world will once again be watching. Take part in actions that will seize the opportunity to spark year two of our movement. Take a look at this clear overview of action happening in NYC on September, 17.Read More
   
S17′S EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW UPDATE! IMPORTANT INFO, SHARE WIDELY!
S17's Everything You Need to Know Update! On September 15-17th in New York City, we are organizing three days of education, celebration and resistance to economic injustice with a full slate of permitted convergences, family friendly assemblies, a big concert, and mass civil disobedience on that Monday in the heart of the financial district. The evolving schedule as well as detailed information can be found at s17nyc.org.Read More
   
52 SHADES OF GREED – AN ILLUSTRATED EDUCATION IN PLAYING CARDS! HELP US GIVE AWAY 1000 DECKS ON S17
We need your help to raise the funds to print up a thousand decks of cards to give out on the street for free on September 17, the one year anniversary of the first U.S. occupy gathering in New York City, and in the weeks following. While occupiers are no longer in the park, they are hard at work figuring out how to use people-power to hold big time finance guys and institutions accountable for the total mess they have caused. We think the cards will be a great way to bring people – including you! – into the issues.Read More
   
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO COOK FOR 200 PEOPLE ARRIVING W/ THE MEXICAN CARAVAN
Help spread the word about S17 while cooking for the over 200 people coming in on the Mexican Caravan!Read More
   
   
Resources  
   
GUIDE TO SAFELY AND SECURELY PRODUCE MEDIA
In light of the recent article on ZDNet reporting Apple's newest patent which could allow the company to block protestors' mobile phones from taking pictures and video, please see this Guide to Safely and Securely Produce Media care of Take the Square.Read More
   
   
Statements  
   
WORKERS AND COMMUNITY DECLARE VICTORY AGAINST HOT AND CRUSTY STORE CLOSURE; AGREEMENT REACHED TO REHIRE WORKERS, RECOGNIZE UNION AND RESUME BARGAINING
Workers and Community Declare Victory Against Hot and Crusty Store Closure; Agreement Reached to Rehire Workers, Recognize Union and Resume Bargaining. Round-the Clock Protests and Heightened Public Pressure Force Employer to Negotiate Unprecedented Agreement with Union to Reopen Restaurant.Read More
   
CLEVELAND 4 CONTINUE FIGHT FOR JUSTICE IN ENTRAPMENT CASE AFTER GUILTY PLEAS
This Wednesday, three of the four young men known as the "Cleveland 4," Brandon Baxter, Doug Wright and Connor Stevens, entered into a non-cooperating plea agreement for all counts of the charges brought against them, but not to the government’s terrorism enhancement.Read More

 

New Hubs

These are new Hubs that have been started on InterOccupy.  Hubs are used by groups for coordinating actions, projects, campaigns and other types of events.  You can also view the full list of Hubs.

 

MOTHERS AGAINST UNJUST ACTIONS – @mothersagainstunjustactions
We bring words into action.

 

 

Hub Updates

Hub Updates are information and announcements made by groups organizing using InterOccupy Hubs.  For more information about each group, visit their Hub by clicking on the title of their hub.

 

Occupy Sacramento says:
SACRAMENTO CITY COUNCIL TUESDAY POISED TO LIMIT FREE SPEECH
OCCUPY MONSANTO ACTION IN DAVIS – SEPTEMBER 17
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OWS Labor Alliance says:
ONE STRUGGLE, ONE FIGHT! EDUCATION IS A RIGHT! #FAIRCONTRACTNOW…
WORKERS AND COMMUNITY DECLARE VICTORY AGAINST HOT AND CRUSTY STORE CLOSURE; AGREEMENT REACHED TO REHIRE WORKERS, RECOGNIZE UNION AND RESUME BARGAINING
Visit Hub
   
Sept 17th One Year Anniversary of OWS says:
#S17 ANNIVERSARY ACTION WEBINAR ON FIREDOGLAKE
S17 EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW UPDATE! IMPORTANT INFO – SHARE WIDELY!
Visit Hub
   
globalNOISE says:
STATEMENT FROM MEXICO LIBRE: RE-EVOLUTION – LET US BUILD OUR OWN SYSTEM
Visit Hub
   
Occupy Our Homes says:
THE PEOPLE VS. FANNIE MAE & FREDDIE MAC
Visit Hub
   
Bank Justice says:
Nevada State Senate Bill 341, to Study the Establishment of a State-Owned Bank, Lost 11-10 (2011)., September 8th, 2012
More videos posted of presentations from PBI’s first annual conference, Public Banking In America Conference, April 27-28.
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Take the Square – for International Coordination says:
From #MexicoLibre132 a proposal: LET US BIULD A NEW SYSTEM!!
12 OCTOBER: NOTHING TO CELEBRATE, EVERYTHING TO RECOGNIZE
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Occupy Isaac Relief Distribution Network says:
UNMETNEED’S ASSESSMENT REPORT MISSISSIPPI
FEMA ASSISTANCE FOR THE FOLLOWING LOUISIANA PARISHES
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Abolish Corporate Personhood says:
DEMOCRACY ACTIVISTS CHALLENGE PARTIES TO TAKE A STAND ON CORPORATE PERSONHOOD
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Stop TPP says:
JOIN OCCUPY THE TPP DIRECT ACTION TRAINING, SATURDAY 9/8
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