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Work 4 Peace,Hold All Life Sacred,Eliminate Violence! For now, I’ve returned from my Joiyssey to participate in the "revolution":I’ve been at many Occupy sites across the country:1st in D.C. Freedom Plaza I faced & challenged racism/white supremacy, sexism/patriarchy, classism, heterosexism & eventually was kicked off the island; then I offered workshops as I drove to CA:“Anti-Racism Geared for White Occupiers”; “NO DRONES” "Successes and Pitfalls of OWS"

Monday, November 06, 2006

we're baaacccckkkk - slt - to be continued

we get to slt way after 9:00p.m. - finally we get to eat & catch the end of a peace activist meeting - we're off to scout out a good place to start the day tomorrow, election day, with a get out the vote WITS

nevada city bound - to be continued

several young women from local college join with several cp'ers and peace & justice folks to make a big protest this day before the election.

if half the folks that pass us show out tomorrow, we will WIN! 99.9% positive reaction.

police chief walks by, being friendly good ole boy. he gets to the last pair of shoes & jokingly asks how much these will cost him? fury steels my tongue as i retort "a murdered iraqi civilian". he is abashed, turns red, and shuffles away.

we make a circle to end the protest. rae is very inspiring, we are so pumped up - we do natalie's exercise - everyone take a step in: this is the circle of activists - the ones who are going to work to end war. everyone take one more step in: this is the circle of organizers - the ones who are going to lead us into ending war.

off to placerville again to be continued

rae & i are heading out - denny's in placerville this time. denny's manager is furious, demanding we leave her property - my truck is parked in the lot. i do move it, police are called.

denny's denies us entrance. doolittle shows - won't take shoe