Passed at the Second Anniversary of Occupy Oakland, October 10, 2013 Whereas, we support BART and AC transit workers and the demand for no concessions. Any compromises made demoralize and disempower the working class. For example, when there was a mass occupation of the Wisconsin State Capitol by workers opposing Scott Walker’s union-busting bill, many were calling for a General Strike. After the South Central Federation of Labor endorsed a General Strike to counter the bill, the Democratic party and AFL-CIO bureaucrats quickly dismantled the mass mobilization with an … Continued
Eighteen Police cars, vans and even a mini-tank lined 14th St. as Occupy Oakland peeps came together on October 10th to do such nefarious activities as Chalking! (aka vandalism) Catching up with old friends! (aka conspiracy) Eating! (aka feeding without a permit) Listening to awesome speakers! (aka talking without a permit) Watching cartoons, documentaries and movies! (aka creating a public nuisiance) thereby terrorizing downtown Oakland’s usual residents who had to endure vast quantities of nutritious food prepared by OO Kitchen peeps and Food Not Bombs instead of their usual fare. … Continued
Compiled by Greg Jan. Oct. 10 – 24, 2011 — Occupy Oakland — Weeks one and two — with links to lots of photos, some videos, and some essays. Oct. 25 – Nov. 2, 2011 — Essay about the Oct. 25 eviction and aftermath — along with links to photos, videos, and essays about OO between then and the Nov. 2nd general strike. Oct. 26, 2011 — Over 1400 people vote for a November 2 General Strike & Mass Day of Action. Oct. 31, 2011 – Occupy Oakland General Strike … Continued
Most of tonight’s GA focused on revisiting (and amending) the disbursement proposal from July 9th.
We decided to liquidate Occupy Boston’s remaining credit union funds. Assuming we got the math right, this breaks down as follows:
- $4294 for the street medics
- $908 for strike debt
- $2000 for Mesob’s food truck (see minutes)
- $1000 for Bobbi’s Urban Pioneer proposal (see minutes)
- $492 for Food Not Bombs
- $492 for E5
Come to the General Assembly Sunday, September 1st, 2013, 2:00 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza on the steps of City Hall to talk about suitable events commemorating the 2nd anniversary of the founding of Occupy Oakland at Mosswood Park on October 10th, 2011. The General Assembly of Occupy Oakland has met at least once a week continuously since that time. All are welcome!