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As Village Board kicks Occupy New Paltz out of park, Mayor West goes to bat for them

31 Jan

Village kicks out Occupy New Paltz, as they vow to continue…

Saw this in the Record today>

NEW PALTZ — The Village Board has pulled the plug on the Occupy New Paltz encampment at Hasbrouck Park. But the handful of men who sometimes stay there say that’s OK, they’ll make do without electricity

Group vows to go on.. this is of significant, as they are comrades in our fight for a more equitable nation and people.

Months ago, the OWS movement decided that ‘local’ occupations would be necessary to bring local politics into the fight. I think our MoveOn council can identify with that.

As p.s. to this..I think local initiatives, ‘ordinances’ (yes, Padma, I have read Paul Cienfuegos’ article, and totally agree)….are the way to go.

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