12 June, 2012
Versión en Español: http://www.globalmay.org/blog/item/125-bolet%C3%ADn-.html#globalmay-edición-de-cierre&Itemid=145
Please spread through all channels, his is the last NL but it is not a good bye
You are receiving this Newsletter because you are in some way related to Occupy/Occupii, or Real Democracy Now/DRY or Inidgnados/Indigné
Dear comrades, we are happy to offer you the last issue of the newsletter that offered updates during 7 weeks related to the Global Spring actions around the world
We would like, mainly to thank you all for your participation and your support. This has just started because “Yes we can!!”
The list of cities that joined the action is very long, as it gets reflected in this map:
We are going to highlight the events from cities that sent a report of their actions after May 12th
1-Australia -Occupy Perth
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8 June, 2012
“There is talk of Europe’s future, and the need to harmonize banks, insurance companies, markets, businesses, police: consensus, consensus and more consensus. But in becoming a people, doesn’t Europe prepare us for new future in construction, perhaps a new ’68? “G. Deleuze
The victory of Blockupy Frankfurt
The phase of the crisis we are experiencing is characterized, in Europe, by a total redefinition of the forms of capitalist command. By now many, not only in the movements, have realized that what we are looking at the final divorce between capitalism and democracy, at the inability of capital to govern this stage without affecting social and political rights.
In recent years many movements have highlighted this situation, from the Spanish acampadas to the “occupy movement, from the Arab spring to the tragic outcome of the crisis in Greece, whose citizens where first denied the possibility to vote a referendum on austerity measures, to then move on to Merkel’s and other European leaders direct threat during the pre-electoral talks.
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2 June, 2012
Blockupy Beyond – Auswertung und Perspektive
Liebe Freundinnen und Freunde,
Vom 16.5. bis 19.5 waren in Frankfurt am Main die Blockupy-Aktionstage.
Diese endeten mit einer internationalen Demo mit gut 30.000 Menschen. Damit
war es die größte Demo in diesem Jahrtausend in Frankfurt. Blockkupy ist
auch in vielen Bereichen der Gesellschaft angekommen. Wir waren gemeinsam
stark und haben bestimmt mehr als nur ein Zeichen gesetzt. Überschattet
wurden die Tage jedoch auch durch eine Verbotsorgie, Ausnahmezustände über
Frankfurt, massive Polizeipräsens, Verhaftungswellen und brutalen
Übergriffen von Seiten der Polizei. Dennoch haben wir zumindest medial
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11 May, 2012
as you now NATO is holding a summit in chicago may 19-21. Occupy Chicago has planned several actions to highlight the local effects of NATO’s global policies. check chicagospring.org for up to date info, oroccupychi.org for more information.
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9 May, 2012
Occupy Manchester in the UK will be staging an art activism event in Piccadilly Gardens in the City, from 2pm on 12M in solidarity with the Occupy Movement Worldwide.
3 May, 2012
> After what I think was a huge triumph yesterday, I wake up today to find
> that (unsurprisingly) the mainstream media has decided to almost completely
> ignore our M1 celebrations, the huge mass of people that hit the streets,
> the series of protests, workshops, pickets and marches that took over the
> day and the tons of powerful and hopeful scenes that seem to signal the
> coming of a militant spring/summer. So, in true OWS fashion, we must be the
> change we wish to see, and flood the airspace with our media.
> Which is why we've decided to launch an *emergency campaign to collect
> testimonies, opinions and observations of all of those that took the
> streets yesterday* around the country to publish them on IndigNación (
> www.indig-nacion.org). We would like to turn this into an opportunity to
> turn our new platform into a real space of dialogue between what we know
> are very different perspectives within our community -- and I'm not talking
> exclusively of the Latino community. Although our content is exclusively in
> Spanish, we want to hear from everyone. Texts in English (or any other
> language, for that matter) will be translated and posted in both. Let's
> fill the silence of corporate media with the voices of the people!
> *PLEASE* take 15 minutes from your day today to write us at least a few
> sentences about what you saw, heard, thought or felt yesterday. Also,
> please share this email with all of your friends who were on the streets
> yesterday here in New York or in any part of the world, celebrating
> International Worker's Day. If you have photos or videos you want to share,
> we'd also love to see them. You can send all of your contributions to
> email@example.com and we ask that you please do it *TODAY if
> much love to you all and onwards!
> * www.indig-nacion.org*
> *¡Conéctate! *
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