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  •  no, blackbloc has no place in Occupy (0+ / 0-)

    Not as a tactic or as an integeral part of the movement, it's way too soon for that to work in any way. At least not for a long time and much more organizing. The 'tactic' you think is needed isn't needed at all. If Occupy had first organized within the masses and had the trust of the people perhaps then using them as a buffer might be a good tactic. But to begin a movement which you desire the middle class to join things like BB are a hinderance and play directly into the hand of you enemies.

    A month or so ago I wrote here about the long community organizing and trust it took my organization, The American Indian Movement, to gain the backing and trust of my people. You and BB can't expect to earn that type of trust in a few months nor can you expect the masses of middle class Americans to join you if you don't do the basic organizing before any "heavy" actions take place.

    In fact that type of thinking means Occupy will not be able to appeal to the 99% and it will die a quick death.

    America could have chosen to be the worlds doctor, or grocer. We choose instead to be her policeman. pity

    by cacamp on Mon May 28, 2012 at 09:40:45 PM PDT

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