Posts By: Leo

Draft Proposal for Thursday 11/10 General Assembly: Fire Safety

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The community at Occupy Wall Street (OWS) in Liberty Plaza (formerly Zuccotti Park) is committed to ensuring the health, safety, and security of all campers and visitors to the park. Therefore, we’ve worked collaboratively with many working groups to produce the following action steps for approval by the General Assembly on Thurs., Nov 10: Establish […]

Draft Proposal for Thursday 11/10 General Assembly: Direct Action

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Co-proposal from DA and Expansion to make $4,000 available for the Park Defense strategy. Funds to be used to fortify and expand existing park defense strategy, including the purchase of building materials to expand capacity of the Park Defense tent from 9-14 ppl, provide lighting, electricity, and a DA table. Also to produce additional materials […]

Draft Proposal for Thursday 11/10 General Assembly: Call to Action

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Call to Action (the group that previously drafted the Declaration of the Occupation of New York City) has a new document which is a Statement of Autonomy. We would like to be on the agenda for the Thursday evening General Assembly. We are seeking ratification on the document from the General Assembly to release the Statement […]

Draft Proposal for Thursday 11/10 General Assembly: Direct Action

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DA Proposal for November 17th Morning Action (and Morning only) Occupy Wall Street, in solidarity with organized labor and the 99% around the world, will mobilize for a day of non-violent direct action to reject the economy that divides us and rebuild an economy that works for all. We will resist the banks and the […]

Draft Proposal for Tuesday 11/8 General Assembly: Occupy Edmonton

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We, of the NY GA hereby name Occupy Edmonton to be the Occupation of the Week at #OWS. We instruct finance to provide them with the requested $6,500 worth of gear and supplies for camping plus training and public relations support.  We love you, Occupy Edmonton! We are moved by your sacrifice. Your commitment inspires us!! We love you, Occupy Edmonton! We are […]

Break-Out Group Discussions for Sunday 11/6 General Assembly: Theoretical-Praxis

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Discussion for the General Assembly in Liberty Plaza: “Where Are We Going?” In the pursuit of true democratic participation and real revolutionary struggle, the theoretical-praxis working group has proposed the following topics for thematic discussion Be sure to consider whether your comments are for  a) the occupation in Liberty Plaza [or whereever the occupation may be located], b) […]

Draft Proposal for Sunday 11/6 General Assembly: Environmental Solidarity

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We have been confronted with a compelling dilemma whereby a website popped uphttp://jobsforthe99.com/, claiming that the Keystone XL pipeline is an immediate antidote for the current jobs crisis.  The following two unions are  responsible for the website https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.100962870059.91317.67945990059&type=3 http://vimeo.com/user1662286 Here is background info on the KXL pipeline Key Facts on Keystone XL Here is a report debunking […]

Draft Proposal for Sunday 11/6 General Assembly: Archives

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Date:                                                                                                                                    11/5/2011 Working Group (if applicable):                                                                                         Archives Title of Proposal:                                                                                                            OWS Archives Start-up Budget proposal Description of Proposal:   This proposal is for an allocation of funds to purchase materials required to begin the long-term work of collecting and maintaining the Occupy Wall Street Archives.  Goals (long-term and short-term):                                                                                                                                            […]