Rogan Boyle and Simon Oosterman on #OccupyWallSt and Occupy Auckland

Interviewed by

Tim Lynch

Rogan Boyle and Simon Oosterman on #OccupyWallSt and Occupy Auckland

Rogan, who has just resigned his job to be at Aotea Square full-time, having been part of the Occupy Auckland organizing team from the start and Simon, an activist at heart has also just taken extended leave from his job at a union to help out.

Two very articulate occupiers share what is playing out within the Occupy Auckland encampment and what their aspirations are.

From:

  • What are occupiers unifying around?
  • What is the greatest challenge?
  • Where they get their support from?
  • What do they want to see happen?
  • Bringing in food, sharing ...
  • How NZ can play its part in the transformation of the old paradigm into a conscious caring cohesive, synergistic, society?

Another big question: When their time is up at Aotea Square, are they going to decamp in agreement and peacefully or are the authorities going to have to push the issue?

New Zealanders are very complacent and have had it exceptionally easy in the global scheme of things, with good Government safety nets, welfare, no food shortages, no war etc.

Yet, with $300 million weekly in overseas loans keeping us docile, we are now passing the 18 billion dollar threshold in just over 2 and a half years of loans and from unknown entities overseas, so the NZ Government is certainly leaving the younger generation a huge amount of debt how should New Zealanders react to this?

Especially as debt is one of the greatest issues.

There are many things thing effecting the hearts and minds of everyone these days.

http://www.occupyauckland.org

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Tim Lynch

Tim Lynch

Tim Lynch, is a New Zealander, who is fortunate in that he has whakapapa, or a bloodline that connects him to the Aotearoan Maori. He has been involved as an activist for over 40 years - within the ecological, educational, holistic, metaphysical, spiritual & nuclear free movements. He sees the urgency of the full spectrum challenges that are coming to meet us, and is putting his whole life into being an advocate for todays and tomorrows children. 'To Mobilise Consciousness.'

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