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URGENT!! The City Attorney's Office contacted the NLG this week to inform them that the people below have not yet taken the "First Amendment Class" offered by the city to clear their court case from arrests made during OLA actions in October and November. They are offering one more class TOMORROW, Thursday, October 25th at 9:30pm to 11am.
VAN NUYS, CA, Oct 15—In what can only be understood as continued harassment on behalf of
banks and retaliation for resistance, LAPD cruisers and a Department of Sanitation truck lined the street outside the Hernandez family’s Van Nuys home this afternoon and declared that furniture and a temporary wooden barricade on the property are violations of city sidewalk ordinance 56.11. The Hernandez family, facing imminent foreclosure, currently have proceedings pending before the court for two earlier 56.11 citations, noting that there are no sidewalks in front of their home and no immediate threat to public health or safety. The Hernandez family has erected the ten-foot barricade in symbolic protest of their impending, fraudulent eviction by Bank of America with the help of neighbors, the Occupy Movement, and other grassroots groups.
Earlier today I send out an e-mail to the facilitation team regarding a proposal for an idea brought to my attention by fellow Occupier Rick Young who has been involved in politics as part of his support for the Occupy movement and currently holds a Neighborhood Council seat. He mentioned to me that several other Occupiers are running for political offices and as members of Occupy also which is obviously a good way to ensure support of Occupy in politics regardless of whether or not there is support for politics in Occupy.
As the 1% strive to make even more money and to control the masses, results like Disaster Capitalism a term coined by Naomi Klein is present in Japan. And this time, the youth from 41 countries will just be fodder for the Japanese government and TEPCO's greed, even after the destruction of their nuclear power plants in the Fukushima prefecture in Japan, by evoking the goodness of people for a nation who were crippled by greed.
With one year under their belt and the group just getting their walking feet, there is a two day celebration this weekend commemorating the 1 year anniversary of 1000 people coming out last year in support of the occupy movement. The group spent their first night last year at Children’s Park before moving a 100 tent encampment to the Civic Center the next day. The group experienced their first two raids Oct. 14 and Oct.