Tweets for Wed, 11 Jul 2012

Liberty Square is buzzing with activity tonight, & we’re having our Wednesday #RoundtableReportbacks momentarily! Tweets here in a few. #OWS

First reportback: Phoebe! “I have a reportback about @OccupyTownSq. Bushwick was amazing!” #OWS

Cont’d: “It was the best town square in terms of community outreach thus far. We had immigrant worker justice, they did amazing…” #OWS

Cont’d: “…canvassing and did a legal workshop and brought people from the community in; it was just brilliant.” #OWS

Cont’d: Next @OccupyTownSq is in Astoria. #OWS

Next, Ravi, @interocc: “ has just launched a new set of tools called hubs; also newswire. Check it out!” #OWS

Next, @justinstoned from Info. “We have two parks, Liberty and Union Squares,” want folks w/ info and events. #OWS

Cont’d: “Second, the ppl looking to create a new media space will have a unconference on social media and the digital divide,” Sept 20-23.

Next, Stan: “We’ve been having mtgs about #S17 and how the weekend will look like, so if you’re interested, have an action you want…”

Cont’d: “…to plan, we have meetings on Mondays, 6-10pm, 220 E 23rd St, 7th floor.” #OWS

Someone wants to know how reliable is in terms of finding out about events. Mid-twinkles. #OWS

POI: “Most of the events are accurate; best thing to do is email event coordinators and make sure they’re happening.” #OWS

Next, Tax Dodgers, now playing baseball games, “we’re a theatrical group that highlights corporate malfeasance.” #OWS

Cont’d: “We used to do a theatrical event; now we’re playing baseball. Were at #NatGat and @OccupyTownSq in Bushwick.” Get involved! #OWS

Tammy, @interocc: “2 things: we just got back from #NatGat! Thanks to everyone who came! Ppl there created a vision for…” #OWS

Cont’d: “…a democratic future.” Find it on the newswire. And their new site is illlllllin’. Check it out! #OWS

Next, “I was on the Occupy Caravan, and wanted to give a reportback on that.” Lots of solidarity+love everywhere they went. #OWS

Cont’d: “Occupations out there are really small, and they watch you guys — they watch Wall St, and they love it. Y’all are their heroes.”

Cont’d: “On the darker side, things are a lot worse in middle America.” Ex: Kansas, which now has no council of the arts. #OWS

Cont’d: “In Arizona, we tried taking to the streets and marching, and it was, like, no.” Instant arrest there if you walk off sidewalk. #OWS

Cont’d: “Let’s keep being critical of this movement and make it better, research, work harder. Read more.” #OWS

Next, Billy: “Summer Disobedience School goes on!” This Saturday, noon, Washington Square Park, focus is student debt. #OWS

Cont’d: “There are 5 buses going to Tampa for the RNC; you can go to “OWS takes over the RNC” on Facebook. #OWS

Cont’d: “The buses will leave August 25th, arrive in Tampa the 26th; will return to NYC on Sept 1,” except one bus directly to DNC. #OWS

Next: Michael from Occupy San Diego / DC: “We are planning a National Gathering at San Diego called 12/12/12,, a world w/o borders.” #OWS

Cont’d: “We’re opening a space for anyone interested in participating” on immigration issues, will include all Occupations in planning. #OWS

Cont’d: “We’re planning a 4-day action,” a marriage of MayDay and #NatGat., he says. Want to include Occupy Mexico and Occupy Tijuana.. #OWS

Cont’d: …for some cross-border visioning. “For now, opening the floor to anyone interested” in terms of planning that event. #OWS

Next: “To + onto Billy’s #OWSDS announcement, at 3pm there will be a teachin w/ David Graeber re: the problem of the state.” #OWS

Next, Aaron, FtheBanks: “So remember how all those bankers went to jail?” We don’t. “We’re putting together actions re: theme of citizens..”

Cont’d: “…arrest of bankers.” Need hel;p w/ wanted posters, planning, etc – @interocc will be involved too. Come see him! #OWS

Next, Occupy Brooklyn TV starts airing on Brooklyn Public Access, the web, and YT very soon! Rotate all positions, come help! #OWS

Cont’d: “The website is” for the new #Occupy TV show. #OWS

Next, Sean lets us know we’re marching on Wall Street to do the People’s Bell at 4pm Friday. Did it Monday for opening bell too. #OWS

Next, Saturday at 7pm there will be another step towards renewing #NYCGA, will discuss using “values-based consensus.” #OWS

Next: “I think these working groups, it’s beautiful, but let’s not forget we’re all together here,” Occupy Philly, OWS, occupiers! #OWS

Cont’d: Refers to miners in Spanish, suggests we do a march tonight. Someone from Occupy LA wants to talk, share instead. #OWS

Next: 11:30 tonight at Columbus Square, a demo in response to police arresting two 50-somethings for dancing in the subway. #OWS

Cont’d: “Bring silent devices, signs, glowsticks; we’re taking over the subway with a dance party, 11:30pm at Columbus Circle.” #OWS

Next, Doctors for the 99% affinity group just launched a website to plug physicians nationally into #Occupy: #OWS

Next, Alex: “Tomorrow we’re going to have a TPZ – temporary party zone – here in Zuccotti Park, 9am to 9am the next day.” #OWS

Cont’d: “Bring washable paint; we’ll have power dye here to make a lot of colors.” Wear light clothes. Peak hours will be evening. #OWS

Next, Occupy University: “We consensed on a proposal to have a thematic semester; to determine theme we’ll have open house in August.” #OWS

Cont’d: Check the Occupy University website for details on that process. Need facilitators and other folks who want to help! #OWS

Next, from @OccupiedStories, “We collect first-person experiences from the movement, w/ tons of submissions.” Write!

Cont’d: “We have stories from all over the country and from Montreal, as well. Visit us, work with us.” Occupied Stories. #OWS

Next, @stopmotionsolo: “If you want to hear about any reportbacks you missed, I streamed it:” Also, here! #OWS

Matt also reminds us to support the #ConEd workers, who’ve been “locked out for 2 weeks straight.” Unions asked for solidarity frm 9-4. #OWS

Next, Billy again: “We began last week a bi-weekly campaign” that will go til November elections, protesting Citizens United. #OWS

Cont’d: “A week from Friday, July 20th, and every other week til November, we’ll have some action at rush hour in the AM.” #OWS

Cont’d: Last week, it was hardlocking at the Brooklyn Bridge. “Until we change that, nothing else is going to really change.” #OWS

OK, that’s it! Thanks for reading, come next Wednesday afternoon/evening for working group meetings and the 7:30 reportback. #OWS

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