Posts By: Brett Goldberg

Formation of the Revolutionary Games Working Group

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Revolutionary Games Working Group Mission Statement: We are a collective that builds creative, revolutionary, and non-violent games online and in public spaces everywhere. The Revolutionary Games Collective, created at the beginning of 2012, would like to have a new working group page on the NYCGA.net website. The collective includes at least 25 people and meets […]

Formation of the Meeting of the Minds WG

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Meeting of the minds 2 Is a group intend to create mass action with in OWS.Meeting of the minds encourage groups to agree so OWS can move forward on a larger scale.Meeting of the mind objective is to have mass action push through GA to direct action at least ones a month.   Reason for meeting of the […]

Formation of the Occupy Bank Working Group

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We would like to request to have ratification of our Working Group status placed on the agenda for tomorrow’s GA. The Occupy Bank is a sub-group of the existing Alternative Banking Working Group, facilitated by Cathy O’Neill. We have been working since early October on conceiving and establishing a democratic, transparent financial institution for the […]

Accounting Discussion

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This week is the week: we dont have enough money to meet our recurring budgets. Accounting does not feel ok about spending the rest of our money on a ‘first come, first serve’ basis (ie, if kitchen found accounting first, they could take all the rest of the money and no one else would get […]

Establishment of the Queer OWS Working Group

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The LGBTIQA2Z Caucus at OWS has been going through many changes lately, in trying to figure out how to better serve and reach out to our community. As part of this, we have decided to create a new structure for ourselves, letting the caucus focus on its functions as defined by OWS, and creating a new working […]

Formation of Meeting of the Minds Working Group

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Meeting of the minds 2 Is a group intend to create mass action with in OWS.Meeting of the minds encourage groups to agree so OWS can move forward on a larger scale.Meeting of the mind objective is to have mass action push through GA to direct action at least ones a month. Reason for meeting […]

Exclusion Principle

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“There is no greater fallacy than the belief that aims and purposes are one thing, while methods and tactics are another. This conception is a potent menace to social regeneration. All human experience teaches that methods and means cannot be separated from the ultimate aim. The means employed become, through individual habit and social practice, […]

MayDay Discussion

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MayDay 2012 - No Work, No School, No Housework, No Shopping, No Banking! TAKE THE STREETS! Direct Action & its allies coordinating events for MayDay 2012 would like to spend 1-hour at each Saturday General Assembly leading up to May 1st discussing MayDay. Topics can include.. the history and legacy of MayDay, the role of labor, […]

MayDay Discussion

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MayDay 2012 - No Work, No School, No Housework, No Shopping, No Banking! TAKE THE STREETS! Direct Action & its allies coordinating events for MayDay 2012 would like to spend 1-hour at each Saturday General Assembly leading up to May 1st discussing MayDay. Topics can include.. the history and legacy of MayDay, the role of labor, […]