Documents For: Vision and Goals

Putting Pieces Together

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(INTRO EDITED 11/10/11) OK – here’s my best attempt at merging the pieces that people have posted into a single document. I’ve edited pretty heavily in some places – please let me know if anything I’ve said is too big a departure from the original source material. The pieces I used are: 1) The Declaration […]

Michael’s revised version of the first ten points of the Blueprint

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1. EFFECTIVELY CONNECT OUR OCCUPATION WITH THE GLOBAL MOVEMENT – BY A. FACILITATING THE GROWTH OF LOCAL MOVEMENTS FOR DIRECT, ORGANIC, PARTICIPATORY CONSENSUS-BASED DEMOCRACY. A. Facilitating the growth of local movements for direct, fundamental, consensus-based democracy. B. STUDYING OURSELVES AND OTHER LOCAL OCCUPATIONS TO FIND MORE IDEAL MODELS OF CONSENSUS BUILDING, DECISION MAKING AND COORDINATION […]

A Proposed Vision Statement (not Preamble)

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To all: This draft document was written by Frank, but inspired by many. At the Nov. 6 meeting, Frank said (quoting from the posted minutes): “This proposal is a distillation from the GA this is not me going off on my own. What I am trying to propose is something the GA can consent upon:” […]

Part of Sunday NOV 6 Minutes

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End of meeting Minutes:   Ross’ proposal:   Ross reads his document aloud:   As if anticipating our own historical moment, Guy Debord once offered the following advice to anyone seeking to change the world: “Be realistic,” he insisted.  “Demand the impossible!”   It is perhaps no coincidence that the only politics befitting the dignity […]

Native American Peace Principles as applied to the OWS Mission Statement

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Declaration of Interdependence We the people of Planet Earth, presently expressing ourselves as the Occupy Wall Street Movement of New York City do hereby declare our interdependence with each other to go forward with this Movement, our interdependence with Mother Earth to sustain us for the coming generations, our interdependence with people from all over […]

VandG_Minutes_110211

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VISIONS & GOALS WORKING GROUP Regular Meeting November 2, 2011 Members Present: Chelsea, James, Ryan, Kevin, Zack, Patrick, Stephanie, Andrea, Matthew, Medelyn, Leia, Uma, Tom, Gilbert, Zocera, Max, Ted, Isaac, Abe, David G., Janet, Akela, Peter, Bill, Dorje, Raul & Peter D. Meeting convened at 5:30p.m. The meeting begins with 1 minute of respectful silence. […]

Proposal for “A Vision for an Emancipated Future”

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As if anticipating our own historical moment, Guy Debord once offered the following advice to anyone seeking to change the world: “Be realistic,” he insisted.  “Demand the impossible!” It is perhaps no coincidence that the only politics befitting the dignity of human freedom today seems to us an impossibility.  We stand at the end of […]

Mission Statement

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Greetings Everyone, I was at the Wednesday evening meeting and proposed the Native American Peace Principles as  teachings we could include in our process. I will type up a more complete statement to present to the working group.  I will be there on Saturday and Sunday to help out however I can.  I am working […]

Various declarations-constitutions 1

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http://www.usconstitution.net/const.html   We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.   […]

Vision & Goals Breakout Session minutes from 10-31-2011

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Proposed Agenda Items   1. The hierarchy of values/visions/mission/statement 2. We must identify the fundamental problem(s) of society.  What is the problem? 3. The 4 Cs: What is capital? What is a corporation? What is a commodity? 4. Timeline 5. A universal, all-encompassing goal 6. Proposal of “general welfare” 7. What challenges might we face […]