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Joe Kalil occupy philly
why-- initiated conversation of how we want our world to be in the future.
Up until this all started there was very little criticism of what was and what is.
Predatory capitalism started in the US and took control of the government and then went world-wide. We allowed th is to get out of control in our country and then we allowed it to go global.
What the occupations have done is they have broken th rough that wall of preventative discussion. Ever six months ago there was very little discussion of how we run the world and whether that way was fair and just, whether capitalism was the only way.
The occupations have opened up the stage for whatever is going to follow.
We would like to have some kind of way forward where goods and services are provided in an equitable manner
Procurement, food committee, finance committee.
I am 51 years old. I have never seen anything so fluid and responsive in
This is like the nexus of activism. When you have dedicated and young and smart people, putting their heads together it's very easy to put a fluid response together. .
My goal has always been immediately succession training and to make myself redundant.
It's not about me, it's about the we down here at the occupation.
Expanding our base of support. It's very heartwarming that
For example someone came from a bakery and asked what was needed-- answer-- sweets to supplement the balanced meals produced in the kitchen.
Reading terminal has been very supportive-- arranged for Sunday evening regular run-- getting donations that are not left-overs-- food that is being prepared by the vendors=
Tootsies Salad Express.
Drop off point is near the north side of City Hall.
Food table needs:
water, paper plates, cups and bowls, hot cup for soup or chili. Paper recyclable the best.
Aluminum foil, plastic wrap, sandwich bags, different color duct tape-- red, blue, yellow , grey.
canned fruits, nuts, seeds, sugar, honey, spices for cooking,
dried herbs, non-perishable items, beans, cooking oils of any kind,
walkie talkies-- ten channels for medics and security
re-chargeable batteries for them
long johns, warm winter clothing, sleeping bags, tarpaulins
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