Friday, January 20, 2012

[SDCPJ] Fw: [OccupySD] Occupy Update 1/20/2012


-----Forwarded Message-----
From: Raymond Lutz
Sent: Jan 19, 2012 9:11 PM
To: occupysd@citizensoversight.org
Subject: [OccupySD] Occupy Update 1/20/2012

MIC CHECK! -- MIC CHECK!

Occupy Update! -- 2012-01-20 -- HIGHLIGHTS:

  • D.A. Refuses to prosecute felony conspiracy charges for "Mic-Check 4," returned to City Attorney.
    • -- No arraignments occurred today on those charges.
  • Anonymous hits FBI, Dept of Justice, Universal Music Group, RIAA, Motion Picture Association of America and Warner Music Group in response to federal raid on Megaupload.
    • -- SOPA / PIPA Dem supporters threatened by Anon,
  • Rubber Bullets Fired at protestors at UC-Riverside.

  • Occupy the Courts today Friday, Jan 20. -- 8am March -- Noon to 1pm Rally.
  • Liquid Blue Benefit Concert, tonight, Friday, Jan 20, 7:30pm at World Beat Center

Read more below...

Click to open the web-version of the report.

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NEWS


Washington Swarmed by Occupy Protestors Read the story

OSD_World_Beat_1-20.jpg Full Size Web Site
OSD Fundraiser TONIGHT Jan 20, $5 cover

  • Rubber Bullets fired at Protestors at UC Riverside See wounds

OCCUPY CONGRESS

SOPA/PIPA PROTEST, CONT.

  • This definitely got the message out...
  • PIPA and SOPA Co-Sponsors Abandon Bills -- "PIPA co-sponsor Florida Sen. Marco Rubio pulled his name from the bill Wednesday and SOPA co-sponsor Arizona Rep. Ben Quayle pulled his name Tuesday."
  • 10 reasons to fight SOPA - in case you need to learn about this.
  • This is a lesson in a protest that apparently has worked for now. Make a note of this.
  • NEW Anonymous message about Megaupload as it hits FBI, Dept of Justice, Universal Music Group, RIAA, Motion Picture Association of America and Warner Music Group.

COOL VIDEO


UPCOMING EVENTS

Unless noted, all events are at FreedomPlaza (AKA CivicCenterPlaza, 1200 3rd Ave. San Diego, Intersection of 3rd Ave. and B St.)
Unless otherwise noted, we meet daily as follows:
  • 4 pm -- Finance Committee Meeting, Downtown Johnny Brown's, Mon. thru Friday
    • Each committee should send a representative to this meeting! Budget is currently being defined.
  • 5:30 pm -- Committee meetings -- Each will schedule the days of their meetings.
  • 7pm -- General Assembly (Civic Center Plaza)

. But mark your calendars now for these!

Concert fundraiser at World Beat Center featuring Liquid Blue on Jan 20.

  • You know how great the last fundraiser concert was... this will be even better. $5 cover charge. See flier. All proceeds go to Occupy San Diego.

Occupy Congress

  • Join us this Friday, January 20th 2012
  • 8am -- March from FreedomPlaza in support of MovetoAmend.org to Federal Building. Then (12P - 1p), a rally with special guest speakers. [Note: we confirmed these times with the organizers]
  • KEYNOTES:
    • MARJORIE COHN explains the Citizens United vs. Federal Election Commission ruling and its implications including how corporations got "personhood" rights.
    • LORI SALDANA discusses in general terms how she perceives the issue for those running for office and, if she chooses, her personal experience.
    • MIKE AGUIRRE talks about what we each can do to get from where we are to a constitutional amendment.
  • Other speakers include: Pam Page, Anne Hoiberg, Tahra Ludwig, and OCCUPELLAS
  • More Info: National Link; Flier; Women Occupy San Diego Site

LOOKING AHEAD

  • 24 Jan 2012 -- Important Citizens' Review Board of Police Practices at Pt. Loma Library. Very important meeting for us. Lots of time for public comment and to submit our complaints for them to process.

  • 26 Jan (7p) -- Voices of a Peoples History event at SanDiegoCityCollege - Saville Theater. This is the 100th anniversary of the San Diego Free Speech Fight, when city council prohibited soapbox oration centered at Fifth and E streets in the Stingaree District (Gaslamp). Prosecutors charged those arrested on felony charges of conspiracy, and police brutality was common. The Free Speech League sought to bring the cases up to jury trials to clog the system. There were an estimated 5,000 involved in one protest, with 41 arrested. The views of the Free Speech movement were similar to Occupy, on the wealth divide, worker's rights and later on, First Amendment rights. The circumstances of the movement are echoed today. Vigilantes would take Wobblies trying to go south to San Diego off the trains.

  • Feb 4 -- NEW Occupy San Diego County Strategy Meeting -- details TBD, OSD GA approved on 2012-01-07.
  • Feb 10,11,12 -- "Occupy" the Democratic State Convention in San Diego -- NO ACTION HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE OSD GA YET.
    • There are "tentative plans" for Occupy So Cal? to be here on 2/11 or 12 as well, and it has shown up on in the GA minutes as well (info from John Kenney).
  • May 1 -- General Strike. INFO FROM OCCUPY SO CAL. NO APPROVAL OF OSD GA.


NEXT 7 DAYS

  • (This list is automatically generated from the topic Common.Occupy San Diego Events).Sroll down the topic almost to the bottom or look at the calendar for more events, not within the next 7 days.

20 Jan 2012 - Fri

21 Jan 2012 - Sat

22 Jan 2012 - Sun

  • (1p - 3p) - Roe v Wade Anniversary Reproductive Rights Rally, March, & Speakout at FreedomPlaza. For more info: FB Event
  • (9p) http://www.occupylights.org -- Flicker lights for a full minute in solidarity with occupy wall street. #occupylights #OWS

23 Jan 2012 - Mon

24 Jan 2012 - Tue

25 Jan 2012 - Wed

26 Jan 2012 - Thu

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