Posts By: Brett Goldberg

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, […]

Endorsement of A24 – Occupy the Justice Department

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Proposal for Occupy Endorsement of April 24 Action:  Occupy the Justice DepartmentProposal for General Assembly on Tuesday, March 13. Contact person:  Stuart Leonard Working group:  Political Action and ImpactThe Political Action and Impact working group of NYCGA, in conjunction with event organizers, Johanna Fernandez, Heidi Boghosian, Frances Goldin and Greg Ruggiero, propose that OWS accept, […]

I.C.E. Breaker” (April 14th) National Day of Action

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In the wake of oppressive state immigration policies like Arizona’s SB 1070 and Alabama’s HB 56 as well as the record high rates of detainment and deportation of undocumented peoples the members of Occupy Birmingham (AL) are calling for a national day of action on April 14th in order to call for Comprehensive Immigration Reform. This day of protest, […]

occupyKISS Kickstarter Endorsement

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Proposal: “occupyKISS; anarchist blog from #OWS” I am writing a book on Occupy Wall Street. I would like the GA to endorse my kickstarter campaign to raise funds to write this book. Currently I am trying to raise $3,000. Basically , fund raising involves asking people to pre-order copies of the book. I am not […]

Occupalooza/Occupicnic Work Group

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For the breakout group of the Liberty Ave Kitchen to form a Occupalooza/Occupicnic Work Group. Occupalooza/Occupicnic is an opportunity to bring the movement back in focus, reach out to the general public, and introduce them to OWS in a fun, educational and creative way. We strive to be non-threatening, family-friendly, educational, and fun. The idea is […]

Logo Proposal

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LOGO PROPOSAL Background:         1.  During my second meeting a discussion of disruptive civil disobedience raised the question,  ”But how will the community know it is OWS working on behalf of all. 2.  I offered to donate hats to identify OWS for an upcoming rally, then I thought, “What shall I write/put on the hats?” […]

M17 Postal Service Solidarity Action

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We are Community/Labor United for Postal Jobs and Service. We are resisting the plans of the 1% who are conspiring to destroy the United States Postal Service with the goal of privatizing it. The Postal Service is an institution loved by the working class and is enshrined in the US Constitution.  We want to help […]

Vision Statement

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We’d like to appear at the next several GAs for discussion of the vision statement and a continuing piecemeal consensus process, taking each bullet in the document one-by-one. Bullets that do not reach consensus in any of the sessions will be held over until we have worked our way through the list of bullets. We […]

Vision Statement

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We’d like to appear at the next several GAs for discussion of the vision statement and a continuing piecemeal consensus process, taking each bullet in the document one-by-one. Bullets that do not reach consensus in any of the sessions will be held over until we have worked our way through the list of bullets. We […]