This is the InterOccupy newsletter for the week of January 8, 2013. You can also access the newsletter here – which is the best place to read it. To receive this newsletter in your inbox each week, make sure to subscribe here!


#IdleNoMore has exploded into a global movement in the last week. Here are some ways you can show your solidairty with First Nations as they fight for their sovereignty in Canada. Write Directly to PM Harper of Canada and to his pastor Bill Buitenwerf to urge the PM to do the right thing. You can also sign Idle No More's petition.

Tomorrow, Wednesday, January 9th, concerned folks will travel to Albany for the Rally to Stop Fracking in NY at the State of the State Address. Busses are taking people to this rally so if you want to go, click on the link for all the logistical info.

The Tar Sands Blockade has been fighting the good fight against Keystone XL Pipeline in Texas, including solidarity actions across the country involving activists overtaking TransCanada offices in Texas and Massachusetts. Check out how you can help protestors get out of jail.

Occupy New England is planning their 3rd Regional Convergence for January 26th with 350 New England. It will be a day of regional action for the environment.

Also – be sure to read Firedog Lake's article Is This Grounds for Revolution on ALEC's move to call an Article V Convention in July 2013 as well as the Zapatista Movement's December 30th, 2012 Communique.

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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, January 8th


  • 9:00pm — IO VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CALL
  • 9:00pm — PLANNING NATIONAL MOVEMENT-WIDE MEDIA WORK

Wednesday, January 9th


  • 11:00am — DEVELOPING INTERNATIONAL MEDIA WORK AMONG OCCUPY GROUPS AND OTHER MOVEMENTS FOR DEMOCRACY (THE AMERICAS, AFRICA & EUROPE)
  • 2:00pm — CALIFORNIA HOMES FRAUD-CLOSURE CAMPAIGN
  • 9:00pm — COORDINATION FOR OCCUPY SANDY RELIEF FOR NEW JERSEY

Thursday, January 10th


  • 2:00pm — ELECTRO MAGNETIC RADIATION/ MICROWAVE FREQUENCIES CALL
  • 3:00pm — OCCUPY MOVEMENT WEEKLY PRESS BRIEFING CALL
  • 10:00pm — DEVELOPING INTERNATIONAL MEDIA WORK AMONG OCCUPY GROUPS AND OTHER MOVEMENTS FOR DEMOCRACY (THE PACIFIC, AUSTRALIA, ASIA)

Friday, January 11th


  • 5:00pm — ORGANIZING THE WEST COAST
  • 9:00pm — COORDINATION FOR OCCUPY SANDY RELIEF FOR NEW JERSEY

Saturday, January 12th


  • 3:00pm — ARTICLEV.ORG, CONVENTION TO PROPOSE AMENDMENTS

Sunday, January 13th


  • 11:00am — ADMINISTRATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL STUDENT MOVEMENT
  • 11:00am — REPEAT OF ELECTRO MAGNETIC RADIATION / MICROWAVE FREQUENCIES CALL

Monday, January 14th


  • 8:30pm — OREGON OCCUPY FORECLOSURES
  • 9:00pm — COORDINATION FOR OCCUPY SANDY RELIEF FOR NEW JERSEY

 

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  
   
#IDLENOMORE – CONTACT PM HARPER OF CANADA DIRECTLY AND URGE HIM TO LET FIRST NATIONS KEEP WHAT LITTLE SOVEREIGNTY THEY HAVE
Call to Action: Request from Idle No More to target Prime Minister Harper directly and ask him to support First Nations, Metis and Inuit. Email, phone, twitter handle and Facebook Page included.Read More
   
#IDLENOMORE – WRITE OR CALL THE PASTOR OF PM HARPER OF CANADA ASKING HIM TO URGE PM TO LET FIRST NATIONS KEEP WHAT LITTLE SOVEREIGNTY THEY HAVE
#IdleNoMore – Call to Action: Request from Idle No More to target Prime Minister Harper's Pastor (Bill Buitenwerf) to ask him to support First Nations, Metis and InuitRead More
   
OCCUPY NEW ENGLAND 3RD REGIONAL CONVERGENCE
On January 26th, 2013, ONE and 350 New England are hosting a day of regional action for the environment in Portland Maine! Topics on the table include; fracking in the Pioneer Valley; the Northern Pass project; the Vermont Yankee power plant; and, of course, the infamous Trailbreaker tar sands pipeline! After the rally, we will be meeting to discuss this year's events. The event might be catered by Food Not Bombs Portland, so come on an empty stomach!Read More
   
#IDLENOMORE SUPPORT PETITION OF BRITISH CROWN: 1) HONOUR TREATIES WITH FIRST NATIONS 2) REVOKE C-45
Brothers and sisters across the world please join us in insisting the British Crown honours its treaties by refusing the 8 illegitimate treaty destruction bills.Read More
   
MAYFIRST.ORG PROVIDING INFRASTRUCTURE IN THE FACE OF GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE
May First/People Link member Inter Occupy, via the Occupy Sandy Web site, has demonstrated that the Occupy movement is not only still kicking, but is demonstrating a model volunteer relief organizing effort that is inspiration to all.Read More
   
IS THIS GROUNDS FOR REVOLUTION?
Are Governors Scott Walker, Rick Scott, Jan Brewer, John Kasich, Rick Perry, Rick Snyder, Nikki Haley and others conspiring to hijack our Constitution on July 4th, 2013? The conservative think-tank, Goldwater Institute, is moving lobbyists into position to mobilize legislatures throughout our nation with a Compact for America devised by their lead attorney Nick Dranias.Read More
   
SECRET WEAPONS ARE BEING DEPLOYED TODAY BY THE GOVT, UTILIZING ELECTRO-MAGNETIC RADIATION AND MICROWAVE FREQUENCIES. UTILIZING THE “SMART GRID”, THESE TECHNOLOGIES HAVE A FAR GREATER REACH AND INVASION INTO OUR LIVES, MIMICKING A FASCIST- NAZI TYPE OF WORLD
Secret Weapons are being deployed today by the Govt, utilizing Electro-Magnetic Radiation and Microwave frequenciesRead More
   
MELBOURNE. AUSTRALIA’S ICC ACTION ASKS FOR OCCUPY’S ENDORSEMENT & PARTICIPATION IN VIRAL DEMOCRACY SUNDAY 3/17/13
ICC Action is asking for Occupy's endorsement and participation in Viral Democracy Sunday, a global action to take place on March 17, 2013 to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the 2003 Great Peach March which included 30 million people worldwide.Read More
   
HELP GET MIKE AND AUDREY OUT OF JAIL! SUPPORT THIS OCCUPY DENVER FUNDRAISER IN SOLIDARITY WITH IDLE NO MORE AND THE TAR SANDS BLOCKADE IN TEXAS
Occupy Denver stands in solidarity with Idle No More and The Tar Sands Blockade in Texas, which for almost 40 days has successfully impeded the progress of the ecological nightmare known as the Keystone XL pipeline. 2 of the 6 arrestees are facing $10,000 bonds. We are holding an E-fundraiser, a "T- Shirt blockade-a-thon."Read More
   
PEACE CITY: A RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY FOR FULL TIME VOLUNTEERS CREATED BY OCCUPY MIAMI
Occupy Miami is getting some coverage for their non for profit organization down here in Miami. Please contact us if any questions, but we need this to be added to the Occupy fundraising list.Read More
   
JANUARY 9TH RALLY TO STOP FRACKING IN NY AT THE STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESS
The New Yorkers Against Fracking coalition is calling on all New Yorkers to come to Albany for a rally to keep fracking out of our beloved state. We will take our message right to the Governor as we gather outside the annual State of the State Address, delivered by Andrew Cuomo. Read more for transportation and location info!Read More
   
OCCUPY NOVEL FREE JAN 4-6
A novel/book about Occupy Wall Street (Trading Dreams by JL Morin) is available free from January 4th through 6th 2013. On Sunday, the author will do a book talk and hang out with us for live music, poetry, and a new Occupy Rock Opera. This will be amazing fun!Read More
   
SHOW SOLIDARITY WITH #IDLENOMORE
Show your solidarity with Idle No More. Please follow these directions!Read More
   
SHOW SOLIDARITY WITH THE GURANI KAIOWA TRIBE VIA TWITTER TOMORROW 1/4!
Join activists in Barcelona as they launch a twitter campaign in solidarity with the Guarani Kaiowá tribespeople in Southern Brazil.Read More
   
NW GRAND JURY RESISTERS INEXPLICABLY PUT IN SOLITARY CONFINEMENT
Matt Duran and Katherine Olejnik put in solitary confinement. Please call Seatac FDC at 206-870-5700 and demand they be returned to general population.Read More
   
   
Statements  
   
THE ZAPATISTA ARMY OF NATIONAL LIBERATION ANNOUNCES NEXT STEPS MEXICO
Read the December 30, 2012 communique from the Zapatista Movement.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.

 

Occupy National Gathering 2013 – @natgat2
Occupy National Gathering 2013 in Kalamazoo, MI, Aug 21-25. For Personal, Local, National, Global Change

Jacob Rothschild is Guilty – @sarovica
Jacob Rothschild is guilty for the problems of humankind and my action brings the people awareness about him.

GA Coalition – @gacoalition
The US GA Coalition promotes communication, media outreach, collaboration, and organization within, for, and among state and territorial groups of the Occupy Movement throughout the United States of America.

 

 

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 Sandy Relief says:
NEW DISASTER HOMEOWNERSHIP REPAIR AND REBUILDING FUND
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED IN SHEEPSHEAD BAY, ROCKAWAYS AND SANDY STORYLINE!
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Take the Square – International Coordination says:
BECOMING CATALYSTS FOR A RADICAL SOCIAL MOVEMENT IN 2013
1ST WORLD SUMMIT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENTS FOR THE RIGHT TO THE CITY
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OWS Labor Alliance says:
REBRANDWALMART: THE MAJORITY OF WALMART WAREHOUSE WORKERS ARE…
IRONY = A STAFFING CO. STAFFING ITSELF WITH UNPAID LABOR
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Occupy New England says:
OCCUPY NEW ENGLAND 3RD REGIONAL CONVERGENCE ON JANUARY 26TH
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Occupy Electronic Harassment says:
SECRET WEAPONS ARE BEING DEPLOYED TODAY BY THE GOVT, UTILIZING ELECTRO-MAGNETIC RADIATION AND MICROWAVE FREQUENCIES. UTILIZING THE “SMART GRID”, THESE TECHNOLOGIES HAVE A FAR GREATER REACH AND INVASION INTO OUR LIVES, MIMICKING A FASCIST- NAZI TYPE OF WORLD
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Occupy the NRA says:
STAMFORD STANDS AGAINST GUN VIOLENCE AT EAST COAST GUN SHOW
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Occupy Sacramento says:
RALLY ON CAPITOL’S STEPS TO SUPPORT AB5 – THE HOMELESS PERSON BILL OF RIGHTS AND FAIRNESS ACT
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