Posts By: marisa holmes

Power and Resources

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As a community we decided to implement a spending freeze, so that we could evaluate our relationship to resources. In the wake of this decision a number of affinity groups have formed and are raising funds for their own projects. While we are finally getting a clear picture of the general fund, the overall financial picture […]

Proposal to Discuss Resources in OWS

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As a community we decided to implement a spending freeze, so that we could evaluate our relationship to resources. In the wake of this decision a number of affinity groups have formed to started to raise funds for their own projects. While we are finally getting a clear picture of the general fund, the overall financial […]

Posted by & filed under Site News, Tech, Voice.

Dear OWS Family, As part of a series of dialogues surrounding power hierarchies, access, and accountability we would like to invite you to a dialogue on the digital environment of OWS. Sunday February 19th 3-7PM 16 Beaver We come together for a discussion having to with access to our inward and outward facing internet platforms. […]

Proposal to Improve the General Assembly

Posted by & filed under Assemblies, Past Proposals.

The general assembly is the foundation of our movement. It has provided us with a space for our voices to be heard. I am saddened to say that the GA is not what it once was. It has devolved into interpersonal conflicts, abuse, and financial transactions. Money has torn the GA apart. If it is […]

Proposal in support of May Day 2012

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This is a proposal for OWS to adopt this exact language for May Day 2012: May Day 2012 Occupy Wall Street stands in solidarity with the calls for a day without the 99%, a general strike and more!! On May Day, wherever you are, we are calling for: *No Work *No School *No Housework *No […]