Posts By: Leo

People Before Parties: Recommendations for Electoral Reform

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People Before Parties: Recommendations for Electoral Reform A proposal of the Politics and Electoral Reform group at Occupy Wall Street Government of the people, by the people and for the people has been transformed into government of the people, by the parties, for entrenched interests. The centralization of political power in the hands of two […]

Draft Proposal for Thursday 12/8 General Assembly: Mobile Occupation

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Proposal Requesting Funds from the NYCGA:  Nine people who participated in NYCmarch2DC have begun another march. Five of these 9 people completed the entire trek from Zuccotti Park to McPherson Square. This new march began December 1st, at the Martin Luther King Jr. monument in Washington, D.C. We will march approximately 20 miles per day […]

Break-Out Group Discussion for Sunday 12/4 General Assembly: Alternative Banking

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The Alternative Banking working group is developing the idea of establishing a different kind of bank. At this early stage, Alternative Banking seeks the input and feedback of the GA in regard to this idea. Please see details below. The Commons: A Good Bank 11-24-11  DRAFT This note has been prepared by the alternative banking working […]

Draft Proposal for Thursday 12/1 General Assembly: Gilbert

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Work and Housing Solution Presented at the General Assembly of OWS Dec.1, 2011 By Gilbert from Liberation of the People In Solidarity with Occupy Wall Street In light of the serious displacement of occupiers caused by the attack on Liberty Park by Bloomberg and the 1%, the OWS is forced to take on a next […]

Draft Proposal for Thursday 12/1 General Assembly: Direct Action

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Proposal from Direct Action The Direct Action Working Group is taking action to put foreclosed families back homes into homes. On December 6th, we’re launching our anti-foreclosure fight with a high profile action that will inspire others to fight back against the banks and stay in their homes. For this action we will need tools that […]

Draft Proposal for Thursday 12/1 General Assembly: Legal

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OWS Activist Legal Working Group – Proposal for GA on December 1, 2011 As most of you already know, there was a lawsuit filed the morning of the raid to ask the Court to stop the eviction and challenge the new rules put out by Brookfield about the use of Liberty Plaza. This lawsuit is […]

Draft Proposal for Thursday 12/1 General Assembly: Arts & Culture

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Occupy Broadway Proposal EVENT: Occupy Broadway (theatre/shopping district) with a 24-hour performance. WHEN: From December 2nd starting at 6pm until December 3rd at 6pm WHERE: Times Square by the red stairs, between 46th and 47th streets, along 7th Ave, NY, NEEDED FUNDING: $2,000 On December 2, 2011 New York artists and occupiers will introduce tourists […]

Draft Proposal for Thursday 12/1 General Assembly: Screen Printer’s Guild

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OWS Screenprinters Cooperative OWS Screen Guild would like to support the development of workers cooperatives developing out of our movement. We are in discussion with other potential coops with members of the OWS working group on Workers’ Cooperatives. We are ready for a screen printers cooperative. We see this as an attempt to create permanent […]