WTF is M1GS? What are the caravans? 4 winds? There's too much happening - how do I get involved? I don't have a car. What's the point? Yeah, I'm hearing this all day long. So here's your handy 101 guide to getting involved, complete with links.
Today I translated a famous poem named "La Espero" into English, to e-mail to a friend of mine. After thinking about why I had done that, I decided it would make sense to share it with the whole Occupy movement. Well... I don't know how to go about doing that, but I can post it in a blog entry here so at least some of Occupy Los Angeles might see it.
Bring your tents, bring your blankets, bring some extra tarps if you can! Hot drinks and food are always welcome as well, tonight hot drinks would be awesome with the terrible weather! Every Friday night, OLA, Occupy the Hood LA, Occupy Skid Row, and visitors from other southern california occupations Occupy Main Street between 5th and 6th. (Near LACAN) We do this to raise awareness of the over 13,000 people who live on Skid Row, and are being pushed out of the only place that has services for them by gentrification.
Please join us, every friday night, we march from Pershing Square to Main Street after our General Assembly!
Right now we are in the midst of an information war. Mass media ignores us, and only covers what they are told to. Instead of seeing the truth behind the stories, you only see their twisted, PC, version of some kind of alternate reality. During protests the media has always skewed the perspective of the piece based on who is writing it, who is paying for it, and who the target audience is. Journalism is dead, as its all being turned into a production rather than just straight facts.
Everyone wants to know how to get involved with M1GS! The best way to get involved is to go to your local wind meeting depending on where you live in the city. Below are the facebook events for all the winds: