Posts Categorized: Past Proposals

Proposal to Improve the General Assembly

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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 […]

Spokes Council Meeting Protocols Proposal

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Spokes Council Meeting Protocols Proposal   Contact Name: Sean McKeown Working Group: Town Planning   Spokes Council was envisioned as a high-functioning system for having conversation between Working Groups.  Using a distributed model for decision-making that uses a horizontal system of direct democracy, Spokes Council compensates for the use of verticality in its design by […]

Vision & Goals 2/14 GA presentation

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Visions and Goals would like to have a review of, and consensus request for, the OWS draft vision statement. The text of the draft statement can be found here: http://www.nycga.net/groups/vision-and-goals/forum/topic/comments-welcome-21212-consensed-draft-vision-statement/ -Patrick, on behalf of Vision & Goals WG

Proposal for the formation of the OWS Transportation Operations Working Group

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The OWS Transportation Operations Working Group is responsible for facilitating transportation for the Occupy Wall Street Movement. Transportation coordinates with Occupiers and Working Groups to assist them in any transportation needs that they might have. From cars, trucks, buses, and public transportation, the Transportation OWG will keep OWS mobile.

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 […]

Proposal to start a zeitgeist working group within OWS.

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We at the Zeitgeist Movement share the Occupy Wall Street movement’s sense of urgency with regard to the ever-widening wealth gap, the endless wars, the purchasing of legislation, rising unemployment, and the general unsustainability of the current economic model.  As a solution, we support the formation of a global, resource based economy where technology (which […]

2/11/2012: OWS – Finance Transparency from Accountability & Transparency and GA working groups

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After being in New York for a week now, it has become abundantly clear that there is some activity being performed in the OWS-NYCGA finance that is not transparent. Not only is it not transparent, but has been asked about ongoing since Oct. 2011 which is evident by being carried in a local newspaper: http://nymag.com/daily/intel/2011/11/meet-owss-mysterious-finance-team.html I have posted any […]

2/11/2012: Call for OWS Mass Action Against Suppression of the Occupy Movement (Travis M.)

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Contact Email: dontsuppressows@yahoo.com This is a proposal for the General Assembly of Occupy Wall Street to support A Call for Mass Action Against the Suppression of the Occupy Movement (online at http://www.dontsuppressows.org/ )  AND the day of Mass Action on February 28th , a first step in response to this call organized by the Ad Hoc Committee Against the Suppression […]

OWS stand in solidarity with Resist the RNC!

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This Proposal is just to have OWS stand in solidarity with Resist the RNC!. Resist the RNC is  setting up the logistical foundation, like marches,medical, housing and etc. We have listed  Occupations and organizations that allready endorse  us but would like the solidarity from OWS as well. Resist the RNC  is not affiliated with any political […]

Proposal to Have a Community-Wide Meeting and Dialogue

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Proposal to Have a Community-Wide Meeting and Dialogue on the following issues we are all grappling with. -Construction of Hierarchies within OWS -Access to resources – Accountability – Transparency – Structural and interpersonal dynamics of privilege We believe our community can grow stronger if we know one another, what resources we each have access to, […]