Daily Archives: March 28, 2012

Proposal Queue for the March 28, 2012 General Assembly

1. OO Endorsement of “Oakland & New York Are One Fist” Solidarity Statement 2. Door to Door Outreach Proposal 3. Clearing House Proposal 4. Proposal for Endorsement and Support of the Dignity and Resistance May Day March and Rally 4a. Separate Proposal for Funds for the Dignity and Resistance Coalition 25853

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General Assembly Agenda 3.28.12

I. Welcome II. Welcome Announcements III. Agenda Overview IV. Open Forum V. Reports from Committees, Subcommittees, and Caucuses VI. Proposals 1. OO Endorsement of “Oakland & New York Are One Fist” Solidarity Statement 2. Door to Door Outreach Proposal 3. Clearing House Proposal 4. Proposal for Endorsement and Support of the Dignity and Resistance May Day March and Rally 4a. Separate Proposal for Funds for the Dignity and Resistance Coalition VII. Action Announcements VIII. General Announcements 25826

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Upcoming Uhuru Movement meetings

Occupation for Self-Determination Townhall Meeting                              Every Sunday, 4 to 6pm at the Uhuru House, 7911 MacArthur Blvd (Oakland School for the Arts) Attend the Weekly Townhall Meetings to build the Oakland Freedom Summer Project! In the 1960’s, the Black Panther Party was attacked militarily by U.S. government for building programs to feed the people. In the 1980’s, the Uhuru Movement, under the leadership of the African People’s Socialist party, rebuilt the Black Power movement in Oakland during the 1980’s, and brought programs for the people back to life. You can: … Continued

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Millionaires Tax Supporters Grapple with Withdrawal of Major Backers

Millionaires Tax Supporters Grapple with Withdrawal of Major Backers http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2012/03/27/18710158.php (8 photos accompany article) by Jonathan Nack March 27, 2012 OAKLAND, CA – Supporters of a ballot proposition that would bring a Millionaires Tax to California are grappling with the withdrawal of crucial support by major backers that have made a deal with Governor Jerry Brown (D). Under an agreement reached with Gov. Brown, the California Federation of Teachers (CFT), and other groups in the Restoring California Coalition, will withdraw their support for the Millionaires Tax. Instead, they will join … Continued

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hillarious

Here is a link to a protest song I wrote and the video I posted on youtube. If the link doesn’t work when you click on it, copy and paste it into your address bar. Please send it to others on your contact list.  Thanks http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PTQ1WOC9RgY 25758

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[Pulled at 3/28/12 GA] OO Endorsement of “Oakland & New York Are One Fist” Solidarity Statement

The Occupy Oakland General Assembly stands in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street and all those who were brutalized on March 17, 2012.  Six months after the beginning of the Occupy movement, thugs dressed in blue once more beat, bashed, and stomped on peaceful protesters trying to create a better world. Late at night on the 17th of March in New York City, Cecily McMillan was left convulsing in bonds without being allowed medical attention; just as on October 25th Scott Olsen was shot and left bleeding in the streets of Oakland by those whose motto is “to protect … Continued

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