Posts Categorized: Past Proposals

Proposal to end Spokes and the GA

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Proposer: Justin Samuels I propose that we end both spokes council and the GA for several reasons. First and foremost, Occupy Wall Street claims to be a horizontal movement.  If it is a horizontal movement, then we don’t need a spokes council (with spokes/representatives) or a General Assembly making decisions for us.  We should be […]

3/24: No Dollar Left Behind

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Proposers: Sean McKeown Proposer Contact Information: s_mckeown@hotmail.com Date of Proposal: 3/24/12 General Assembly This proposal is intended as both a fiscal budget for the remaining OWS funds, in replacement of the weekly budget frozen by Accounting for the week of 3/19, and a proposal to improve OWS accounting and accountability methods by drafting proper protocols […]

Proposal for Printing May Day Poster

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Budget Proposal for DAP This proposal is for Printing for a May Day Poster to be distributed widely throughout NYC. The print shop we will be using is union run and the paper is recycled newsprint. We are looking to print 1000 copies on recycled newsprint, 2′x2′ We will wheatpaste the posters all across the […]

Formation of the Revolutionary Games Working Group

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Revolutionary Games Working Group Mission Statement: We are a collective that builds creative, revolutionary, and non-violent games online and in public spaces everywhere. The Revolutionary Games Collective, created at the beginning of 2012, would like to have a new working group page on the NYCGA.net website. The collective includes at least 25 people and meets […]

Formation of the Meeting of the Minds WG

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Meeting of the minds 2 Is a group intend to create mass action with in OWS.Meeting of the minds encourage groups to agree so OWS can move forward on a larger scale.Meeting of the mind objective is to have mass action push through GA to direct action at least ones a month.   Reason for meeting of the […]

Formation of the Occupy Bank Working Group

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We would like to request to have ratification of our Working Group status placed on the agenda for tomorrow’s GA. The Occupy Bank is a sub-group of the existing Alternative Banking Working Group, facilitated by Cathy O’Neill. We have been working since early October on conceiving and establishing a democratic, transparent financial institution for the […]

Accounting Discussion

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This week is the week: we dont have enough money to meet our recurring budgets. Accounting does not feel ok about spending the rest of our money on a ‘first come, first serve’ basis (ie, if kitchen found accounting first, they could take all the rest of the money and no one else would get […]

Emergency Proposal for General Assembly: Sign letter calling for investigation into abuses by NYPD of the civil liberties of Muslims.

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Emergency Proposal– Time Sensitive due to External Deadline of Sunday, March 18th. Contact person: Caroline McLoughlin Proposal for General Assembly: Sign letter calling for investigation into abuses by NYPD of the civil liberties of Muslims. Occupy Wall Street has been invited to sign a letter asking US Attorney General Eric Holder that the Department of […]