[TheThinkTank] Kicked out of Bike!Bike!?!

Bicis Disidentes bicisdisidentestj at gmail.com
Wed Nov 6 18:16:23 PST 2019


El mié., 6 de nov. de 2019 a la(s) 18:09, Bicis Disidentes (
bicisdisidentestj at gmail.com) escribió:

> Re: Kicked out of Bike!Bike!?!
>
> *** inglés abajo ***
> *** english below ***
>
> A lxs participantes de Bici Bici 2019 Tijuana
>
> Escribimos para informarlxs que a una persona que estaba asistiendo al
> evento se le ha pedido irse, y le hemos excluido del espacio/festival.
>
> Nos hemos enterado que Eric, que es voluntarix con Working Bikes Chicago,
> tiene una historia de trabajar con las fuerzas armadas y en el servicio
> secreto/servicios de inteligencia de Estados Unidos. Ellx actualmente
> trabaja en la compra y venta de oro, petróleo, gas, plata, y otros
> “recursos” naturales, y ha dicho que no tiene problemas ni morales ni
> éticos en hacer este trabajo.
>
> Enclave Caracol tiene una política estricta de “no policías” que existe
> para la seguridad de las personas que usan el edificio. Estamos activamente
> participando no solamente en la resistencia contra el sistema existente,
> sino también en construir alternativas para el futuro -- ambas cosas que
> nos ponen en conflicto frecuente con autoridades y corporaciones estatales.
> Además, Enclave es un espacio feminista, anti capitalista y anti
> autoritario. Debido a la proximidad de esta persona a las autoridades
> violentas estatales y la destrucción de tierras, comunidades, culturas y
> modos de sustento a través de la extracción de recursos, a ellx se le ha
> excluido. Esto no sólo se trata de las personas que asisten a Bike Bike
> 2019, sino también es un acto de solidaridad con las personas que resisten
> la destrucción ambiental, la colonización y la desposesión en todas partes
> del mundo.
>
> La decisión de excluir a esta persona del evento no se hizo mediante un
> proceso de consenso absoluto. Esto quiere decir que algunas personas dentro
> de las colectividades no están de acuerdo con la decisión, o no estuvieron
> presentes cuando se tomó la decisión por cuestiones dentro de la dinámica
> del evento. Sin embargo, apoyaron la decisión. Estamos conscientes de que
> la decisión no es fácil, que no vamos a satisfacer a todas las personas,
> pero estamos abiertxs al diálogo y al constante aprendizaje.
>
> Con amor y solidaridad,
>
> Miembrxs de
>
> Bicis Disidentes y Enclave Caracol
>
>
>
>
>
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> To the participants of Bike Bike 2019 Tijuana,
>
>
>
> We write to inform you all that a person attending the event has been
> asked to leave and excluded from the space/festival.
>
>
>
> It has come to our attention that Eric, who is a volunteer with Working
> Bikes Chicago, has a history of working in the military and in
> intelligence/secret services of the United States. He/they currently work
> buying and selling gold, petroleum, gas, silver and other natural
> ´resources,’ and have said that they have no moral or ethical problem in
> this line of work.
>
> Enclave Caracol has a strict ¨no police¨ policy which exists for the
> safety of people who use the building. We are actively involved in not only
> resisting the existing system, but in building alternatives for the future
> – both of which are things that bring us into regular conflict with state
> authorities and corporations. Furthermore, Enclave is a feminist,
> anti’capitalist and anti’authoritarian space. Due to this person’s
> proximity to violent state authority and the destruction of land,
> communities, cultures and livelihoods via resource extraction, they have
> been excluded. This is not only about the people attending Bike Bike 2019,
> but is also an act of solidarity with people resisting environmental
> destruction, colonization and dispossession all over the world.
>
> The decision to exclude this person from the event was not made via
> consensus, meaning some people within the collectives do not agree with the
> decision, or were not present when the decision was being made. However
> they support the decision. We are aware that the decision is not easy,
> that we are not going to satisfy everyone, but we are open to dialogue and
> constantly learning.
>
>
>
> With love and solidarity,
>
>
>
> Members of
>
> Bicis Disidentes and Enclave Caracol
>
>
>
> El mié., 6 de nov. de 2019 a la(s) 13:12, <
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>> From: Dennis Wollersheim <dewoller at gmail.com>
>> To: The Think Tank <thethinktank at lists.bikecollectives.org>
>> Cc: Scott Long <scott.m.long at gmail.com>
>> Bcc:
>> Date: Wed, 6 Nov 2019 18:26:11 +1100
>> Subject: Re: [TheThinkTank] Wiki broken?
>> It looks like if you access the pages using:
>>
>> https://www.bikecollectives.org/wiki/index.php?title=Main_Page
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>> it works.  If you access them using
>>
>> http://w.bikecollectives.org/index.php?title=Main_Page
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>> The internal links are broken.  There is something misconfigured in the
>> wiki, but the moral of the story is, use #1, not #2!
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>> Cheers
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>> Dennis
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>> On Tue, Nov 5, 2019 at 11:47 AM Jonathan Rosenbaum <gnuser at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> It is working at
>>> https://www.bikecollectives.org/wiki/index.php?title=Community_Bicycle_Organizations
>>>  .
>>>
>>> Were you logged into the wiki when this happened?
>>>
>>> -Jonathan
>>>
>>> On 2019-11-04 14:32, Scott Long wrote:
>>>
>>> I tried to access the list of community bike shops in the wiki and all
>>> the links appear broken.
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>>>
>>> http://w.bikecollectives.org/index.php?title=Community_Bicycle_Organizations
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>>> Any ideas?
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