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janet118 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-28-11 07:50 PM
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Occupy Boston Solidarity March - Sat., Oct. 29 at 1 PM
FROM OCCUPYBOSTON CALENDAR for Saturday, October 29th at 1 PM

On Saturday, Occupy Boston will take to the streets in solidarity with occupations across the nation to show support for Occupy Oakland.

After enduring several days of brutal police assaults that left the 24-year-old Scott Olsen a former member of the 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines and a veteran of two tours in Iraq hospitalized with brain swelling and a fractured scull, Occupy Oakland retook their camp with an incredible show of nonviolent resistance. It is essential that we seize this moment to demonstrate the national and international strength of the movement. When you shoot at us, injure our friends and put our heroes in the hospital, we will respond with an overwhelming display of coordinated nonviolence.

We will be peaceful, powerful and clear. From Oakland to Boston, Portland to Melbourne, we will show the world what solidarity looks like.

March begins at Dewey Sq. at 1 PM
Winterizing meeting at 2 PM
Glenn Greenwald to speak at 4 PM

Churches, organizations, and individuals from towns across Massachusetts are planning to take part in solidarity march.

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MADem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-28-11 09:03 PM
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1. The walk will warm them up. The weather is slated to be uncomfortable this weekend.
Saturday...Cloudy. Rain in the afternoon. Brisk with highs in the mid 40s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph...increasing to 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 80 percent.

Saturday Night...Rain and snow in the evening...then snow after midnight. Patchy fog in the evening. Patchy fog and freezing fog after midnight. Snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches. Very windy with lows in the lower 30s. North winds 25 to 35 mph...becoming northwest after midnight. Gusts up to 55 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.

Sunday...Snow likely. Windy with highs in the mid 40s. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. Chance of snow 60 percent.

Sunday Night...Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the evening.
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