Posts Categorized: Past Proposals

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 1/4: Medical

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The medics would like funding for two professional instructors from the premier outdoor medicine school on the East Coast who came and offered three days of training at OWS. The first day involved a two hour “Basic Winter Survival Course” tailored to the needs of an urban occupation, focusing on shelter, sleeping systems, clothing, hypothermia […]

1/1: Occupied State of the Union

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Occupied State of the Union Address Video Proposal “He shall from time to time give to Congress information of the State of the Union and recommend to their Consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient. ” —Article II, Section 3 of the U.S. Constitution Once a year the President delivers the State […]

1/3: Resolution to End Corporate Personhood

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Resolution to End Corporate Personhood Consented to by the NYCGA on 1/3/2012 Consented to by the Politics & Electoral Reform Working Group on 12/29/2011 Proposed by: the Subgroup to End Corporate Personhood of the Politics & Electoral Reform Working Group Type: Public Statement Contact: endcorporatepersonhoodnyc@gmail.com A RESOLUTION TO END CORPORATE PERSONHOOD The New York City […]

Funding for Metrocards

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The Housing group would like to continue the process of weekly metrocard requests that has been ongoing for the previous four weeks. To facilitate the participation of the various individuals and workgroups that are making a tangible contribution to to the daily operations of OWS we would like to request funds to purchase 7 day […]

1/3: Occupy the NH Primary

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Proposal Summary: OWS will join with Occupy NH to Occupy the NH Primary from Thursday January 5th – Wed January 11th to participate in a series of direct actions aimed at political targets of both the Republican and Democratic Parties to confront the problem of corporate money and the wealth of the 1% buying elections […]

12/31: Resolution to End Corporate Personhood

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Resolution to End Corporate Personhood Consented to by the Politics & Electoral Reform Working Group on 12/29/2011 Proposed by: the Subgroup to End Corporate Personhood of the Politics & Electoral Reform Working Group Type: Public Statement Contact: endcorporatepersonhoodnyc@gmail.com A RESOLUTION TO END CORPORATE PERSONHOOD The New York City General Assembly of Occupy Wall Street, Convinced […]

1/4: Funding for Left Forum Panel

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The OWS Sustainability Working Group is requesting funds for participation in the Left Forum, at Pace University March 16 to March 18, 2012. This year’s theme is entitled “Occupy the System: Confronting Global Capitalism.” Abstract: OWS Sustainability Working Group would like to present and moderate a panel discussion / Q&A tentatively titled : Creating A […]

1/3: 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 […]