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Proposal for 12/29: Medical Research

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Proposer: Alvin Steinberg Contact: alvins387@aol.com The Assembly should vote whether  we should demand that the Federal Government spend at least as much money for medical research as they spend for military research. We will put pressure on the news media, including radio and television commentators to report on this topic. Non have so far. That will include personal communication and direct […]

Proposal for 12/29: Funds for Occupy Oakland

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Proposal for Funds From: Occupy Oakland On September 17, tents sprang up here in Zucotti Park, blocks from Wall Street, to protest a destructive economic and political system. What began with a few tents has since ignited into a worldwide movement that has left the 1% shaking. Since October 10, when an encampment began in […]

Proposal for 12/29: NYE Deposit Budget

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We are asking for a budget of $2000 as a deposit on borrowing silent disco equipment for our new years eve afterparty. This money would be refunded upon receipt of the equipment, which is being distributed based on a tree of trust system of accountability.

Proposal for 12/29: Occupy Dartmouth Tent

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Proposal to donate one of OWS’s army tents to Occupy Dartmouth to support their winter survival. Context: Hi, my name is Lily Brown, from Occupy Dartmouth.  I’m a student at Dartmouth but live in Brooklyn, and am currently on Christmas break.  Occupy Dartmouth is a branch of the Occupy movement started by Dartmouth students, but […]

Proposal for 12/29: GA Quorum

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Proposer: Jason Woody Contact: jjwoodynyc@gmail.com I would like to purpose that no proposals can be passed through the General Assembly without a quorum of at least one hundred people.

Proposal for 12/27: Bail Fund Account

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“The accounting working group, with your consent, would like to move $100,000 dollars from the NYCGA general fund to establish an account with the sole purpose of posting bail.  This is an effort to ensure that we are able to continue to post bail for those arrested going into the spring.”

Proposal for 12/27: J17 Occupy Congress Solidarity

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A mass protest is being organized in Washington, DC on January 17th.  Occupy DC is actively involved with a group called Occupy Congress.  The thought is to have day-long actions on the 17th through 21st because the 17th is the first day the House of Representatives is in session for 2012.  It’s an opportunity to bring our grievances […]

Occupy Christmas Proposal

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Occupy Christmas Proposal Working group Occupy Dignity is holding a 24-hour Christmas vigil on December 25th in Liberty Park, starting at midnight on Christmas Eve. The event is intended to provide comfort, fellowship and solace to those of us who are typically isolated on Christmas Day, and to those of us who reject the current cultural expression […]

Proposal for 12/20: Occupy Christmas Proposal

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Occupy Christmas Proposal Working group Occupy Dignity is holding a 24-hour Christmas vigil on December 25th in Liberty Park, starting at midnight on Christmas Eve. The event is intended to provide comfort, fellowship and solace to those of us who are typically isolated on Christmas Day, and to those of us who reject the current […]

Proposal for 12/20: DA Budget

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Proposal from Direct Action to convert $100 daily allotment of general funds to $700 weekly allotment. Funds will be used to finance variety of direct action projects as determined by working group meetings.