Posts By: Brett Goldberg

Adoption of Vision Statement

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Vision & Goals will present the Vision Statement, which has been workshopped through the General Assembly for several weeks, to go through a consensus process to be adopted as the vision of Occupy Wall Street. The final draft of the Vision Statement can be read here -  http://www.nycga.net/groups/vision-and-goals/forum/topic/ga-approved-final-draft-ows-vision-statement/

Break Out Discussion

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Break Out Discussion: Feedback on Vision and Goals Document V&G Consensed 12/21/11: We return to our daily schedule of GA and Spokes Council appearances, soliciting feedback. Beginning on or after January 1st, at every GA, we ask them if they wish us to cease taking feedback on the document they have in hand and enter […]

1/5/2012: Removal of 99 Declaration from NYCGA.net

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In the interest of adhering to the OWS Statement of Autonomy – a document consented to by the GA on 11/10/11, for the purposes of maintaining the integrity of Occupy Wall Street and in solidarity with a similar proposal passed by the Philadelphia GA, I bring this proposal to this General Assembly to remove the […]

1/5: OWS Transparency and Accountability Act

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OWS Transparency and Accountability Act (request- i dont think this document should be called an ‘act’) Source: Darrell Prince (NYCGA alias @alg0rhythm) Authors: Darrell Prince (NYCGA alias @alg0rhythm), Monica McLaughlin, Eric Turock, Jordan … https://www.nycga.net/groups/accountability-transparency/docs/the-ows-tranparency-and-accountability-act Purpose Transparency and accountability are key components of the principle of solidarity as espoused by OWS and cornerstones of the […]

Proposal for 1/5: Testing Block Validity

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Proposer: Yoni Miller Contact info: futuresenator2030@gmail.com Common Sense Proposal This is a general proposal, for a serious problem weʼve been having from Day 1, and thatʼs the abuse of blocks. Throughout the entire GA, Facilitation is able to tell a person “Oh, that is not a clarifying question, that belongs in concerns” and so forth, yet […]

Proposal for Thursday 12/22 General Assembly: Labor Outreach

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Motions: 1.That the New York General Assembly (NYCGA) and the Occupy Wall St Labor Outreach Committee (OWS-LOC) endorses and will mobilize for the largest possible turnout at the December 28th contract demonstration of Service Employees International Union 32BJ, and at 32BJ picket lines in the event of a strike. 2. That the NYCGA and the […]

Proposal for Thursday 12/22 General Assembly: Proposal from Yoni

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Proposer: Yoni Miller Contact info: futuresenator2030@gmail.com Proposal Regarding this Person. I am making this proposal because it the last resort. Facilitation has been discussing this for a while, and no viable solutions came out. More specifically, none of the members of Facilitation are making any efforts to stand for what we are for. I respect their […]

Proposal for Tuesday 12/13 General Assembly: Constitution Working Group

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For General Assembly – Tuesday, December 13, 2011 Constitution Working Group 7 Petition Proposal: 1.Bailouts; 2. Federal Reserve; 3. Money/Monetary Policy; 4. Public Debt; 5.Civic Education; 6. Voter Rights and 7.War Powers/Foreign Policy. Contact Email: honoramerica@gmail.com 1. We are asking solidarity from the NYC-GA on all the Petitions or from whichever ones can be agreed at […]