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Post by ZiLe on Mon Feb 03, 2014 8:31 pm

———- Forwarded message ———-
        From: Alex Pearlman
        Date: Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 3:18 PM
        Subject: Re: FYI Clarence Thomas message goes to Occupiers
        To: Gregg Housh
        Cc: neal rauhauser , Marisa Egerstrom <
        megerst…@gmail.com>
        We also have the general site, occupyboston.com. I’m part of the
        Media/Message team and can get this to them ASAP. Thanks so much!
        On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 3:14 PM, Gregg Housh wrote:
        > Also, Boston has this:
        >
        > https://sites.google.com/site/occupyrevolution/home
        >
        > On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 3:13 PM, neal rauhauser wrote:
        >
        >>
        >>   Gregg,
        >>
        >>   Thanks for the intro – I just put out a ‘clarification’ to the NYGA’s
        >> Declaration of Occupation. It’s a bit more literate than what they did and I
        >> think I’ve got the overall tone and content about right. Is this something
        >> we can get people to discuss? I didn’t have the patience to get to speak in
        >> one GA, can’t imagine how to do outreach to a whole bunch all at once w/o
        >> begging assistance.
        >>
        >> http://www.scribd.com/doc/66968871/NYCGA-Declaration
        >>
        >>   Keep in mind I work with the guy who triggered the investigation into
        >> Clarence Thomas over the Citizens United payoff and there is a lot of
        >> similar stuff like that sitting around here. Those groups get in the mood to
        >> clean house, we’ve got the treasure map for them.
        >>
        >>                  Neal
        >>
        >>
        >> On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 2:04 PM, Gregg Housh wrote:
        >>
        >>> Ive been in on the Boston planning.  The people you want to talk to for
        >>> it to start to get any sort of cohesion will probably be these two:  “Marisa
        >>> Egerstrom” , alexnpearl…@gmail.com
        >>>
        >>>
        >>> On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 7:25 AM, neal rauhauser wrote:
        >>>
        >>>>
        >>>>   We’re getting in position to drive part of the narrative for the
        >>>> Occupiers. Here is how it’s being done.
        >>>>
        >>>>    Overnight I created a fairly complete list of the OccupyWhatever
        >>>> Twitter accounts.
        >>>>
        >>>> http://twitter.com/#!/list/WeOccupyAmerica/occupations
        >>>>
        >>>>
        >>>>    There is now a paper.li so we can see what they are talking about:
        >>>>
        >>>> http://paper.li/WeOccupyAmerica/1317378132
        >>>>
        >>>>
        >>>>    And we have our Press Agent running on @WeOccupyAmerica. This account
        >>>> had 2,500 hand picked followers, mostly Progressives, no bots, no junk, no
        >>>> wingnuts. It’s picked up 300 followers in the last day and since I’m using
        >>>> it in this fashion now I can’t be aggressive about policing who follows.
        >>>>
        >>>>    This is what we’re doing message wise:
        >>>>
        >>>>
        >>>>   1. Continuous low speed trickle of Eight Rules, nonviolent engagement
        >>>> advice from Cynthia Boaz
        >>>>
        >>>> http://weoccupyamerica.blogspot.com/2011/09/eight-rules.html
        >>>>
        >>>>   2. We can use the list of accounts to send them individual public @
        >>>> messages, so far we have said:
        >>>>
        >>>>      a. please help us find the rest of you
        >>>>      b. please look at Andrew Krieg’s article on 20 House members
        >>>> pushing investigation of Clarence Thomas (started 9/30 early AM, will run
        >>>> all day)
        >>>>
        >>>>   3. Next steps with this will include some of the following
        >>>>
        >>>>      a. other Velvet Revolution activities – American Crossroads seems
        >>>> most likely to draw their eye
        >>>>      b. If we can get Seema Kalia’s work on Wall Street corruption
        >>>> positioned right that will be HIGHLY inflammatory
        >>>>      c. Keep an eye on progress against Thomas & labor uptake, maybe we
        >>>> get a shot at Scalia for this NLRB/Boeing stuff he & his son do
        >>>>      d. taking suggestions from the folks in the bcc: on what else needs
        >>>> attention, as well as from @Occupier accounts
        >>>>
        >>>>
        >>>>    I’ve personally visited the Wall Street occupation, to establish some
        >>>> grassroots cred specific to this movement, to renew contact with old
        >>>> friends, and to meet new ones. I’ve got my fingers into the D.C. planning
        >>>> and I’m going to make a run to Baltimore to help get that one moving, too. I
        >>>> may well go back to New York for a bit if it’s warranted and I’m going to
        >>>> check my Amtrak miles to see if I can swing a trip to Boston.
        >>>>
        >>>>    There are already back channels developing but it’s so chaotic I
        >>>> can’t discern which ones are important. I would greatly appreciate those of
        >>>> you who have an occupation near you skulking a bit, and bringing me half a
        >>>> dozen contacts for each. If you’re actually getting involved up close and
        >>>> personal, well, let’s *talk*.
        >>>>
        >>>>
        >>>>     The visible emails are Jen Preston of New York Times, Mark Ames of
        >>>> ExiledOnline, and Adrian Chen from Gawker – three of the four journalists I
        >>>> know who don’t suck. The rest of you down in bcc: are free to hit reply if
        >>>> you have something you want to give one of them, and I’ll validate you as a
        >>>> source. If you’re feeling sneaky you can pass me stuff and I’ll hand it off
        >>>> to them.
        >>>>
        >>>>
        >>>>
        >>>>    So … reform or bust, what say you?
        >>>>
        >>>>
        >>>>
        >>>>
        >>>>
        >>>>
        >>>> –
        >>>> mailto:nrauhau…@gmail.com//
        >>>> GV: 202-642-1717
        >>>>
        >>>
        >>>
        >>
        >>
        >> –
        >> mailto:nrauhau…@gmail.com//
        >> GV: 202-642-1717
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