Electoral Reform in a Box (DIY Kit)

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I fear that everyone is losing the perfect opportunity to demand electoral reform.  Here is what I have done on this with zero traction.  Based on discussions in NYC I have dropped the Coalition Cabinet for now and am focusing only on Electoral Reform, but if we really are to change this system, an Independent candidate with a Coalition Cabinet has to defeat BOTH Obama AND the Republican challenger.  I don’t see that emergent at this point.

My Interpretation of the Emerging Message:

CORRUPTION is the common enemy, both in government and in the private sector.

ELECTORAL REFORM is the singular demand.

SUNSHINE CABINET is the method.

INTEGRITY is the core value.


Pertinent Documents for Consideration

#OWS #ElectoralReform Strategy Memorandum

#ElectoralReform #OWS Two-Sided Demand Hand-Out

#ElectoralReform Statement of Demand (Full Text Online for Google Translate)

2011 Electoral Reform Act 2.2 (Full Text Online for Google Translate)

Graphic: Preconditions of Revolution in the USA Today

Robert Steele: Working Papers for NYC 6-7 Oct 2011

One Response to “Electoral Reform in a Box (DIY Kit)”

  1. John Jaye

    I agree that electoral and political reform is at the root of the problem…

    IMO the broken system of government is at the root of the inability of our society to address the critical large scale socio-economic-ecological issues that face us… so Electoral/Political Reform is something that we commonly consent to and galvanize the nation around. that is, we won’t be able to address issues of sustainability, injustice, etc without rooting out the corruption present in our government.

    I don’t quite agree with this assessment of the movement though… there is to my understanding much debate in the movement about scope of “demands”, and I doubt that political/electoral reform would encompass the spectrum energy that the movement seems to encompass. never say never, just my sense. It is to be seen whether the extreme broadness of the movement is something generative and strategically sound… personally, it is really unclear, and the level of energy the broadness and inclusiveness of the movement has been able to spark is undeniable.