Author Archives: wiseoldsnail


hello everybody last night a person who had been abducted by opd on o25 received a summons to court tomorrow morning at nine o’clock.  there was no real notice.  she has been charged for an imaginary offense, and will have a warrant on her if she does not appear. any of you who were arrested but not charged during the raid on the encampment, and in the weeks following, should still be checking with the district attorney office regularly to see if they have chosen you for persecution. 510.268.7500 court … Continued


Confronting the Many Faces of Repression

THIS IS A REPOST OF THIS ARTICLE, TO PLACE IT WHERE COMMENTS ARE OPEN, AS THE ORIGINAL AUTHOR CITED BELOW CHOSE TO POST THIS ON THE FRONT PAGE OF A COMMUNITY WEBSITE WITH COMMENTS CLOSED.  THE ARTICLE IS COPIED IN FULL WITH ZERO EDITS. October 22, 2012 at 12:33 pm. Posted by AntiRepression-Committee Categories: Announcements, Anti-Repression Committee, Solidarity Statements   Introduction: Rethinking Repression Over the past year, we have experienced many forms of overt police repression, from the camp eviction and night of tear gas on October 25th, to raids on the vigil, to … Continued


lies by your ‘leaders’

the new media committee has just published a statement The Occupy Oakland Media Committee (OOMC) is a committee of Occupy Oakland* (OO) that makes use of the press, social media, multimedia, and other forms of media to connect with supporters by promoting actions events, workshops, and nurturing political dialogue. The OOMC will develop and adhere to policies regarding the following responsibilities: Connecting outside press inquiries to current and relevant sources of information – rotating “spokespersons,” contacts within committees, or document archives – primarily within OO but also within the greater … Continued


event at commonwealth club thursday evening

We propose that those couple of people who have been invited to participate in this event :::  hosted by the commonwealth club take advantage of the opportunity to have our message heard in an hour long panel discussion likely to be aired in full on 250 radio stations, regardless of the fact that Mayor Quan will also be on the panel.  We as a general assembly agree to set aside our policy of not engaging with public officials for this one event, for the sake of the improvement of our … Continued



hello.  the general assembly approved my letter regarding the return of our belongings the other night.  i need the letterhead we used for our pre-raid letter to the city.  anyone have it? 4767



<><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><> next thing you know they’re gonna be charging us for treatment of ptsd of opd and mercenary forces, after charging us in the first place for the weapons they used against us, and the overtime to wield them; after assaulting themselves with deadly weapons while succeeding in hitting the intended targets. i wonder who will pay for our ptsd, injuries or lost wages sustained while being attacked for trying to straighten out this big mess we’re all in. <><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>><><><><><><> 4419


hi folks

i just switched to my gmail handle (aka teaksmama) , so my communication with you all is in sync.  happy monday.  i have comments about the decision to have fewer meetings of the general assembly.  i’m not totally against that, but making that decision based on how many people showed up for the meeting the day after a big event is kinda questionable.  some of us, myself included, were physically undone by the march.  that great success was so much fun, but took my body a whole day to stop … Continued