Occupy Tucson has arranged for our General Assembly to be held in the Green Room at the Armory Park Senior Center for the summer. The General Assembly will be held at the same time of 10:00 a.m.
Proposal Regarding Turkey – Ethan handed out proposed declaration. Written by Ethan, Matt, Jeffery and Drs. Neutopia. Approved by consensus.
Proposed there shall be no discussion of events of January 2012 - Occupy Tucson agrees to refrain from discussing divisive events of January 2012 at General Assemblies. Approved by consensus.
Code of Conduct - Postponed to next meeting
We firmly oppose military intervention by the US or any other country in any middle east conflicts, especially Syria, including providing arms to insurgents.
Ocuppy Tucson is outraged by NSA tracking phone records and internet communications. We urge we repeal the Patriot Act, and oppose any government spying or invasion of the privacy of people in the United States and around the world. We consider privacy a human right.
Next Agenda: include a discussion on Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP).
Proposed that we in Occupy Tucson stand with the occupier in Istanbul to prevent the corporate use for profit. Look at their page on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/taksimgeziparkidernegi?fref=ts
Listen to A View From Slightly Off Center, hosted by David Yerkey, 91.3 FM, at 4:00 pm Sunday, May 12, with Billy Lolos talking about Monsanto and GMOs. And if you would like to donate to help with the May 25 March Against Monsanto, you can do so at http://www.gofundme.com/2tzbuo
The March Against Monsanto is a global event. (See http://march-against-monsanto.com for information about other March Against Monsanto events.)
Tucson’s event will start on Saturday, May 25, March Against Monsanto is hosting an event from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Reid Park, with the march itself scheduled to begin at noon. From the group’s Facebook page, “We are marching to raise the awareness and consciousness for creating our own safe and sustainable food system free of GMOs and other harmful pesticides and toxins.” More info is at http://facebook.com/pages/March-Against-Monsanto-Tucson.
Pending Proposals – Held over to following week.
New Proposals – None
Proposal for May 4 Meeting: Occupy Tucson should participate in Label GMOs Arizona, proposed by John.
Moved to May 4 Meeting: Code of Conduct proposed by Ethan.
Hi Mayor & Council,
Please make the call & keep calling all day Monday.
Tell them HELL NO to CISPA!
Obama administration has to make official statement on CISPA, because the petition at whitehouse.gov petition site passed 100,000 signature mark.
Join Occupy Tucson at Reid Park, west of the bandshell, April 20, 2013, at 11:00 am for fun at Earth Day. Don’t be late!
Read about the American Anti-Corruption Act, which would transform how elections are financed, how lobbyists influence politics, and how political money is disclosed.