Approximately 50 people from around the state of New Mexico, including Santa Fe, Farmington, Los Lunas, and Albuquerque, joined together in a statewide General Assembly to share reports of their work and strategize around coordinating actions in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street movement.
UNM Director of Student Affairs Debbie Morris ordered Yale Park shut down for the third day yesterday in an attempt to keep unoccupyABQ members from carrying through with teach-ins, trainings, art, poetry & music in the park. Morris told the group Friday morning that because they had not made a reservation, they would not be [...]
Notes from the Walk. Monday Jan. 16th, 2012 4:45p – BREAKING NEWS: The walkers have arrived in Santa Fe! THREE DAYS LATER, many miles, collective growth, and individual growth. Occupy Santa Fe, Occupy Farmington, and Occupy Espanola joined (un)Occupy Albuquerque walkers along Cerrillos into the Santa Fe Railyard! 4:00p – 2 miles left! They are [...]
As consensed on at last Sunday’s General Assembly, we will be holding GAs Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays through the first of week of January. Working groups that meet on Wednesdays will continue to do so. There will be no GA on Dec. 25, 2011 or Jan. 1, 2012. GA Schedule (Dec. 12-Jan. 8) Meetings will be [...]
Meet between 3:30 and 4:00 at the southeast corner of Central and 1st Ave. (Alvarado Transit Center) to rally, pick up flyers and plan routes. We are riding city buses to strike up a conversation with our neighbors, listen to their concerns, and share information about the 99% .
The violent police assaults across the US are no coincidence. OWS has touched the third rail of our political class’s venality Friday, November 25, 2011 US citizens of all political persuasions are still reeling from images of unparallelled police brutality in a coordinated crackdown against peaceful OWS protesters in cities across the nation this past [...]
Our Tuesday, Nov. 22 action downtown, “Auction of Dreams,” was exciting, creative, and effective. We had some good media coverage, too. Serving notice on Bank of America and Wells Fargo was GREAT! We foreclosed on them chanting that, “Bank of America is Bad for America!” “They got bailed out, We got sold out!” At Wells [...]
A message from the streets of Oakland where Dakota writer, teacher, and activist, Waziyatawin, addressed Occupy Oakland on Nov. 12, 2011.
We had an incredible turnout! Thank you Mala Mana for the live music and Lorenzo for driving the truck and Yasmeen for decorating it with the marigolds and colorful papels and Bill for photocopying a 1000 dollar bills with info on it! I counted around 70 of us marching together with the float, dressed as [...]