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Emergency Occupy Portland General Assembly

An emergency and extraordinary session of OCCUPY PORTLAND GENERAL ASSEMBLY is assembled to reestablish TRUE REVOLUTIONARY movement of THE 99 PERCENT to fight oppression
Monday, February 24, 7 PM - 10 PM
Terry Shrunk Park downtown in front of the Vigil

Emergency Agenda

1. Declaration that the fake "O-Q-Pie Portland" owned by FOOP INC and its decisons made at their "General Assembly" and "Spokes Council" are illegitimate and invalid

2. Direct action to take over the control of OUR St Francis Building AND physical Occupation of St Francis Park as originally intended

3. Forced dissolution of "FOOP Inc" and confiscation of its monetary and other assets for redistributuon to the real people's movement

4. Anti-Capitalist, Anti-Oppression, Anti-Conservative policy

5. Exclusion of all "FOOP Inc" officials and their puppets from this movement

6. Re-OCCUPATION of OUR parks! This time We succeed!

We do not need facilitation team. If you are FOOP or any of its puppet people (aka Info Team, Finance Committee, Spending Committee, Elder Caucus) you are PROHIBITED FROM ATTENDING. Thank you.

We practice SECURITY CULTURE. No Livestream or recording allowed to make a safe space. No Transphobia, Homophobia, Classism, Racism allowed. No radical feminists and cissexists allowed. No capitalists, property owners, Christians, Scientologists, militiamen, libertarians, conspiracy theorists, veterans, allowed. THIS IS NEW AND REBORN REAL TRUE GENUINE OCCUPY PORTLAND!

i wont be at this one 23.Feb.2013 12:24

relax would ya

holy set of rules 2 follow

i dont see any reason why i would want to support this bunch-of-rules errr.. i mean occupy

in fact the more i think about this i question why anybody would support your call out?

Support? 23.Feb.2013 12:44

rex

I cautiously give my support. Cautiously because I'm not sure about the exclusion of radical feminists?

I've known some women who identify as such who use "patriarchy" to describe all oppression and otherwise are reasonable. I don't understand why these women should be excluded. But then there's the blame men for everything crowd; excluding them I understand.

I suppose the point is to exclude an extreme radical feminist agenda, which is also understandable. It is about the 99%, not the 55%.

Now's the time for someone to come along and lambaste me for a small unintentional inaccuracy. Sigh.

Another one bite the dust 23.Feb.2013 18:35

Jesus Wept

There sure are a lot of people prohibited by the 'We.'
So, just who are the ones making these 'democratic' decisions?
There are a lot of revolutionaries who are veterans, just look at the Black Panthers.
And they didn't just talk!

radfems 23.Feb.2013 19:00

skeptic

In the call out it was specifically worded "No radical feminists and cissexists allowed". I think the author/s of this piece may be referring to an obscure tendency of second wave feminists, that often describe themselves as "radical feminists" or "radfems", that are openly, and sometimes violently, opposed to transgendered and non cis-sexual people. That is probably what they are referring to, but I do agree that is confusing because there are many feminists who are not anti-trans or cis-sexist who will often describe themselves as radical feminists in a colloquial sense. The statement should have just made it clear that no transphobic or cis-sexist behavior will be welcome and left out the obscure references to radfem.

In or Out 24.Feb.2013 08:54

Kevin

I'm 5'9". I wonder if I'm in or out.

Tall people are intimidating 24.Feb.2013 17:19

Short People Have No Reason to Live

Kevin:

5'9" is pretty tall. Statistics prove that tall people are more successful in society, and they disproportionately occupy the positions of power and authority. Your stature might intimidate some people at the Occupy site, thus violating their "safe space", and as you may know, the definitions of "intimidation" and "safe space" are entirely up to the "offended" party.

We recommend that, instead of Occupy, you join a basketball team, or you might apply for the Police Academy.

Dates 24.Feb.2013 17:25

Kevin

"Monday" & "February 24" don't go together, at least not this year.

We want you to focus on gender instead of genocide. 24.Feb.2013 17:39

Colonel Jenny Sparks

Here at Portland's Federal Justice Center, we support (in more ways than you may imagine) the divisive gender identity politics in the Occupy movement, and in all progressive and anti-Establishmentarian movements. As long as you think that gender identity issues are the most important item in the political arena, and allow gender identity issues to disrupt your organizing, you will remain ineffective at accomplishing anything truly important.

If you think that integrating the US Military for gays and lesbians is an important issue, we applaud you. Anything that keeps your attention off the US Military aggression in service of the wealthy elitist Establishment is what we hope to see from you. Keep up the good work, Occupy. That goes for you, too, Antifa.

@Colonel Jenny Sparks 24.Feb.2013 21:43

rex

I guess I don't get your point. You wrote: "we support (in more ways than you may imagine) the divisive gender identity politics in the Occupy movement," followed by "As long as you think that gender identity issues are the most important item in the political arena, and allow gender identity issues to disrupt your organizing, you will remain ineffective at accomplishing anything truly important. "

I hope there is intentional irony here. Otherwise it's confusing.

question 25.Feb.2013 01:06

...

I see you mention no Christians. Are Jews and Muslims allowed?

ah dewd! 22.Apr.2013 03:34

daisy

but, Jesus was the first to say: "Occupy til I return". He said to share with the poor. He is going to kick ass on the evil elite who cause so much mayhem on the vulnerable masses of poor.... He inspires every person who ever had a Good inspiration to do anything . you really think you wanna leave Him out? where good is not welcome, evil will invade. so maybe that is why you are only inviting a few, it is meant to fail.