I write this blog speaking for myself and no one else.
Today is day 55 of Occupy Los Angeles, and we are now facing eviction in the coming week. Today is known to many as "Thanksgiving" but the holiday as it is known to many is a farce. So instead today we celebrate "Giving Thanks" along side our indigenous committee.
Occupy Los Angeles Bike Scum would like to work on another power generation project! Most occupies across the country use bike generators for power. Its a clean and easy way to create power ourselves, and not have to rely on a gas generator at all.
The 50-day point was passed, but will the Occupy Los Angeles encampment last another 50? And if not, what will cause the disbursement of more than 500 people at a given time? Will it be the city council, the cops, the fire marshal? Or will the Occupation Movement suffer from apathy or fatigue or buckle under the pressure of the elements, the lack of food and shelter during the winter?
This is an amazing video that was shared with me on Twitter last night. If anyone knows the person who made this, PLEASE direct them to me! Please watch this, share this, and share the love. This video is from the N17 takeover of Bank Of America Plaza. Thank you to whoever made this, it is beautiful!
The pepper spray incident at UC Davis went predictably viral and the fallout has begun with suspensions of the officers involved and an investigation by the Chancellor. It won’t end there. The shit has hit the proverbial fan and it will be flung far and wide before this incident is reviewed and likely adjudicated: