Posts Categorized: Past Proposals

02/09/2012: Principles of Solidarity Amendement

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The Technology Operations working group is proposing the following to the NYC General Assembly: Part 1 An amendment to one point on the Principles of Solidarity (http://occupywallstreet.net/). We propose replacing the following point of unity: “Endeavoring to practice and support wide application of open source.” … with this text:  “Making technologies, knowledge, and culture open […]

2/9/2012: Formation of Bike Coalition Working Group

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Bikes are perhaps the most sustainable and simple form of transportation known to humans. they are simple, sexy, and fun! Why does OWS not have a huge arsenal of lovely lovely bicycles. The benefits of bikes are crazy rad, in fact (insert rad statistic here) isn’t that awesome?! The purpose of the OWS Bike Coalition […]

2/9/2012: Formation of Fundraising Working Group

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To form a new fundraising working group whereas the entire group budget is commission based at a percentage of 7% which is the standard sales commission in New York City. We will be using the “cur” system through Tech Ops and also providing people with the ability to raise funding for the group as a […]

Anarchism Caucus Formation Proposal

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Anarchism Caucus Formation Proposal -As anarchists and politcal theorists we feel that our voices, ideas, and beliefs have been marginalized by our comrades in the OWS community. -This caucus will be a platform and community which educates, informs and learns about anarchistic and alternative political theory. -We seek to end the misinformation and negative stereotypes […]

PROPOSAL TO DISCUSS GRIEVANCE COUNCIL/PROCEDURES/FORMATION AS A COMMUNITY

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PROPOSAL TO DISCUSS GRIEVANCE COUNCIL/PROCEDURES/FORMATION AS A COMMUNITY We are here because we REBEL. Many of us came to this movement with much appropriate anger at situations that made us feel powerless.  With no space or outlets for such energy within our community, it is expressed in our marches, interactions with police, behavior towards each […]

2/4/2012: A Call for Mass Action Against the Suppression of the Occupy Movement

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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 of the […]