livetweets of November 4 2011 General Assembly at Liberty Square

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also posted here: http://j.mp/OWSdem1104

coverage by http://twitter.com/diceytroop

heratylaw         10/30/2011       7:35 PM
@DiceyTroop it’s @LibertySqGA

 

DiceyTroop       10/31/2011       12:29 AM
Indeed it is! @LibertySqGA will be the main GA livetweeting account, once we get rolling. Good lookin’ out. RT @heratylaw: it’s @LibertySqGA

 

heratylaw         11/1/2011         8:42 PM
@DiceyTroop and yes re @libertysqGA, hit me later.

 

DiceyTroop       11/2/2011         9:03 AM
@hornbein thanks drew! and you for your work as well. we’re actually just a couple days from launching @LibertySqGA for official LTs.

 

DiceyTroop       11/3/2011         5:02 PM
@hornbein hey drew, thank you for offering- @nyc_ga isn’t a name I feel comfortable using tho. it’s been suggested we use @LibertySqGA.

 

heratylaw         11/3/2011         8:39 PM
@DiceyTroop That’s what @LibertySqGA is for!

 

DiceyTroop       11/3/2011         8:46 PM
RT @heratylaw: @DiceyTroop That’s what @LibertySqGA is for!

 

DiceyTroop       11/3/2011         8:47 PM
@heratylaw @libertysqga yeah sorry to be slow on that. Are you down to do the first SC? :D and sooner. Are you here btw?

 

heratylaw         11/3/2011         8:50 PM
@DiceyTroop Not there tonight but I will happily do the Monday SC, and will try to go to orientation tmr @libertysqga

 

heratylaw         11/3/2011         8:59 PM
@I need to pick up a keyboard tmrw if I’m going to do it justice. Will you be at orientation?  @libertysqga

 

heratylaw         11/3/2011         11:07 PM
@quinnnorton when are you in NYC? Inaugural SpokesCouncil meeting is Monday, I’m covering it via @LibertySqGA 60 degrees all week

 

DiceyTroop       11/04/2011       12:08 AM
@heratylaw @libertysqga that would be wonderful. what does your saturday night look like? was thinking about visiting #OccupyBoston

 

heratylaw         11/04/2011       12:12 AM
@DiceyTroop You shld! Planning tmrw for orientation, Monday for SC. Poss cld do Satday, depending on what agenda looks like. @libertysqga

 

heratylaw         11/04/2011       12:39 AM
@DiceyTroop In other words, if Sat’s agenda is relatively compact, i can do it, or at least until about 9pm or so. @libertysqga

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       11:22 AM
RT @heratylaw: Friday Nov 4 @DiceyTroop: The spokesorientation will be at 7pm, 52 broadway, 6th flr. (Delay w/ council is about finding space.) #nycga #ows

 

heratylaw         11/04/2011       5:13 PM
@DiceyTroop if you LT from the libertysqga account, I can export to txt & Minutes WG can make them minutes. Whaddaya think @dangit1978

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:08 PM
Introducing the OFFICIAL #OWS Liberty Square GA Livetweet account! Follow here for Livetweets of Tonight’s GA! #nycga

 

DiceyTroop       11/04/2011       7:09 PM
Yall ready for this? From now on, GAs will be livetweeted from @LibertySqGA ! I’m starting it off tonight, starting now!! #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:12 PM
Cont;d: “When we continue to put our money in the banks, we empower these kings and queens,” wars, neglect. #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:12 PM
What are we doing to put the international bankers out of business? We have power- to take our money out of banks, market. #nycga

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:12 PM
Stairs trying to clarify what we’re doing: “We’re going to keep any announcements or reportbacks to the end.” #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:13 PM
Cont’d: “They put taxes on the poor + working class while they elevate their wealth, divide countries, increase poverty, fund wars.” #nycga

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:14 PM
Everyone liked that! Friday night crowd doesn’t know about sparkles tho which is a shame. We didn’t review handsignals tonight. #nycga

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:14 PM
Next: “I just have a quick suggestion, since tomorrow is bank transfer day.” Many don’t know where we’re supposed to transfer to #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:14 PM
Stairs (Nyceva) reminds us to keep it short. #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:15 PM
Karen’s next: She has a quick question about what we’re going to do when we have too many tents for the park, need to expand? #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:15 PM
Cont’d: “I think it would be helpful if we had a table set up to give us more information” re: credit unions, etc. #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:17 PM
Charlotte spoke about how ppl don’t know who we are. Wants a way for us each to stand up and tell the world. #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:17 PM
Asher cont’d: “We’ll be breathing starting at 2pm tomorrow. It would be wonderful to make our breaths heard.” #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:17 PM
Asher: He’s going to announce that “I’m coming here tomorrow w/ 1500 harmonicas, and I’d love if everyone could breathe w/ me.”

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:17 PM
Karen con’td: “Where can I go to find this answer?” I can’t hear if anyone answered

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:17 PM
Tonight, GA is going to be an “open forum”, apparently aimed at improving GA #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:17 PM
Next: “I just want to thank all of you, it’s my first time down here.” Has some suggestions. #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:18 PM
Doug cont;d: “Why our founding fathers chose not to do this, is very upsetting to me. Those words of empowerment should have” been included.

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:18 PM
Doug: “My concern is that our constitution doesn’t provide any language for direct participatory democracy.” #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:19 PM
Doug: “Now that we’ve been disempowered, I think it’s time we took back our soverign and inalieable right to direct democracy.” #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:19 PM
Doug: “It was we the people, voting at large, who sent our representatives to the Constitutional Congress to create new nation.” #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:20 PM
Apparently that site proposes using something called “first principles” to establish national referendums. #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:20 PM
More Doug: There’s efforts underway, sponsored by frmr Senator Mike Gravel: www.NI4D.us .? #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:21 PM
Nyceva: “Right now, I’d like to ask if there are any suggestions of how we can actually go abt putting our money in credit unions…”#nycga

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:22 PM
And, as an owner in a credit union, you get a dividend. Suggests to look at dividends at each potential credit union. #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:22 PM
Next: “Credit unions – you actually have ownership in when you open an account there,” unlike bank, owned by someone else. #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:22 PM
Nyceva cont’d: “..as was suggested by” that other speaker. Someone suggests “Google small banks/credit unions in area, do research on each.”

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:23 PM
Also, credit unions give more personal loans than banks. Also, consider accessibility to marginalized groups for low-interest loans.#nycga

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:24 PM
Stairs: “Any suggestions for what Charlotte said? To restate: how can we get other ppl to realize tht we are not as small as so many think?”

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:24 PM
Stairs is calling for last call on Stack for this issue! Apparently Nyceva’s canvassing for the next issue. #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:25 PM
Rspnse: “There’s a group called Ambiguous Upsparkles,” new — ppl tell stories of why they came here. Eve Ensler publishing in huffpo.#nycga

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:26 PM
Cont;d: “…cuz little kids can’t come here at 8:00 at night.” Suggestion: spread over towns, cities, #occupyfamilies, local coffeehouses!

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:26 PM
Nyceva: “Any other suggestions?” Someone thanks us for staying here in the cold. “I see the problem that families cannot get involved…”

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:26 PM
Next: “We have a unity ceremony – we say one by one, who we are, what we do, and go to next– video tape it, share it everywhere!” #nycga

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:27 PM
Nyceva: “Just for reference, we are occcupying in all the boroughs in NYC. So if you’re not aware, there’s an @OccupyBronx…” #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA2   11/04/2011       7:27 PM
this is the pour-over account for @LibertySqGA, quasi-official livetweets of the General Assembly at Liberty Square/Zuccotti #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:28 PM
Nyceva’s sorry: “There is an @OccupyQueens too!” Someone steps up to remind us that #occupy is something you take with you wherever you go.

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:28 PM
Cont’d: “…there is an @OccupyBrooklyn, there is an @OccupyStatenIsland!” Someone gets mad she forgot Queens #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:29 PM
So, share #occupy with all your friends, all your family, all yr coworkers, and anyone else you feel obliged to do so w/. #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:30 PM
Michael cont’d: “We’ve been talking about how to create warmth using the sun, here at #OWS! So that ppl don’t have to freeze at nite.”#nycga

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:30 PM
Mitchell is next. “I’ve been talking with an old man who lives in Brooklyn who was the first person to develop solar energy housing in NYC.”

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:31 PM
Nyceva notes that we’re all making announcements. Do we have any more suggestions to improve GA? #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:31 PM
Michael cont’d: “It would require rearranging many of the tents, but it looks promising.” If anyone wants to help, hit him up. #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:32 PM
RT @gotrevolution: @LibertySqGA What about the wearethe99percent tumblr? That’s an awesome place to start to add to and tell the world who we are

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:35 PM
People really liked Warren’s focus on visiblity. “Let everyone know everything!” I really like that too. #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:35 PM
Someone yells, “Occupy all subway stations!” Last suggester on roll: “Use cell phones, tell everyone what happens here.” Visibility! #nycga

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:35 PM
@mikecane we have a team! I’m just starting it off. I’ll introduce you to everyone else soon. (:

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:35 PM
Next: “Start midday news! Every corner, by subway station, whoever writes good, make signs from here- like Metro or AMNY.” #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:36 PM
First: “One thing I’ve learned recently is that one of our greatest sources of power is exposure.” That’s why we’re down here. #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:36 PM
Nyceva: “Two more want to speak on how we can improve our image!” #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:38 PM
Jasmine cont’d: “…and the more we can go out and get it, the more we’ll build, and the stronger our voice will be.” #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:38 PM
Jasmine: “Communication amongst each other is not enough. We need to study and do research, like they do. Thank you.” #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:38 PM
Jasmine: “I believe that all the resources, edu we need to be understood at primal level of any conflict occuring is available to us…”

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:38 PM
Next: “Jasmine has a concern, and I misunderstood what she meant. I’m gonna let her speak so I know we get it right.” #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:38 PM
Continued: “I want to name a couple of names- earlier, just mentioned bankers; want to mention who they are.” Rothschilds, JP Morgans #nycga

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:41 PM
Nyceva: “I think it’s very important for this movement that you learn about other people.” Not greatest country for no reason. #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:42 PM
Someone from Newark says that sometimes we can’t substantiate our claims- should prioritize disseminating info on what we want to change.

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:42 PM
Nyceva asks us if she can take her facilitator hat off for a second and speak to that. “Is that OK?” Yes. #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:42 PM
Cont’d: “So that when we are asked, and when we are challenged, we can retort w/ facts, and not just idealism.” Only issue he sees w/ #OWS.

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:43 PM
First on working group reportbacks: Tim w/ Environmental Solidarity working group! #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:43 PM
Nyceva thanks us. We’re moving to working group reportbacks. 40 minutes of unstructured, structured convo really felt great. #ows #nycga

 

heratylaw         11/04/2011       7:44 PM
RT @DiceyTroop: Yall ready for this? From now on, GAs will be livetweeted from @LibertySqGA ! I’m starting it off tonight, starting now!! #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:44 PM
Tim: “However, an attempted  co-option of the 99% has been attempted by gas industry!” Offering us jobs to construct this atrocity! #nycga

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:44 PM
Tim: “As you may be aware, on Sunday, theres a lg action in DC to oppose the Keystone pipeline, a carbon-emitter of unmentionable disgrace.”

 

heratylaw         11/04/2011       7:45 PM
@LibertySqGA also @jopauca is covering the Spokes Council orientation, hashtag #NYCSC

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:45 PM
Next: re: a new #OWS Working Group Support Center. “This is a pilot support center located at 50 Broadway, will be avail soon.” #nycga

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:45 PM
Tim: “We are working on proposal for tomorrow’s GA to distance ourselves from these grps.” Wrking in solidarity w/ Transit, Domestic unions.

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:45 PM
Tim: “Long live the 99%” (“Long live the 99%,” the people yell.) “Down with oil and gas!” (“Down w/ oil and gas!”, the people yell.) #nycga

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:47 PM
It will also hopefully provide consistent working space for working groups working in ad-hoc spaces around neighborhood. #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:48 PM
Next announcement: “We have secured access to toilets.” CHEERS! “I should say, 24/7 access to toilets.” #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:48 PM
On nycga.net, we can “review the process by which the space will be allocated to various working groups.” #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:48 PM
The working groups will be using a transparent  process to designate who w/in WGs can access space. Another formal announcement: nycga.net

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:48 PM
Con’td: Pilot support center “To support office nds of various core operational groups.” Created for grps who need consistent, secure space.

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:49 PM
New portapotties are in “a loading dock which is safe and secure w/ professional security at all times.” #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:49 PM
Briefly, it’s a short stroll down Broadway, right on Exchange, very next right on News St- 3 fresh portapotties for our comfort! #nycga

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:49 PM
More: “There are fliers being made right now, w/ an explanation and a map, so you can find and have access at any time.” #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:50 PM
Dan from Comfort: “Women need lady products– I’m sorry, but I can’t buy them.” Huh? “Please donate some.” #LOLOLOL #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:50 PM
There’s no excuse to use anything else, like for instance anything to make our neighbors think we’re being anything less than neighborly.

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:52 PM
(Way to model soul work! Changing our frames is hard.) That’s it for WG reportbacks; next: announcements. #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:52 PM
Next, Tim from the “Stop “Stop and Frisk” Working Group”. “our wg is working towards stopping a racist policy targeting black, latino comms”

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:52 PM
Nyceva brings us back on track– “gentlemen! Ladies! I mean, everybody. I’m working on making my terms neutral.” #inclusivity! #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:54 PM
Barry cont’d: “But unlike these banks, I failed. I accepted responsibility, I learned, and here I am today. If anyone here is struggling…”

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:54 PM
Barry: “…w/ debt, or drowning in debt, please tell them: I’m here, and I’m fine.” That’s gorgeous. #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:54 PM
Barry is next. “2 yrs ago, I filed for bankruptcy. Not b/c I lost my job, not b/c I got sick, but b/c lk these banks, I made bad decisions.”

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:56 PM
In solidarity w/ #OWS, Occupy Des Moine issues a call to action to all ppl around the planet. We are proud to announce… #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:56 PM
Jess: “For too long, politicians and corporations have dictated policy and political interests  on a global scale!” #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:56 PM
…the first in the nation Occupy Caucuses! They’ll occupy campaign offices and caucuses! #nyc

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:56 PM
Jess from @OccupyDesMoines! Reading first statement issued by ODM. #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:58 PM
OccupyIowaCaucuses is January 27th! Spread the word! #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:59 PM
Please let Isaac know if you’re involved in DA and have already started talking about May Day, or want to help.. #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:59 PM
3 more on stack. Isaac: “I love the revolution!” IInterested in starting WG dedicated to occupying may day. #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       7:59 PM
Jess says “Our grievances can no longer be ignored!” Speaks of Iows as having responsibility as first Presidential state. #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       8:00 PM
Jerry: “Please come! But understand we’re primarily concerned w/ occupying Astoria and Queens.” But we’re welcome! #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       8:00 PM
Next, Jerry Kahn frm Astoria: “We are having our 1st GA in Astoria next Saturday, 11/12, at 2pm, in Athens Sq Park, near statue of Athena.”

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       8:01 PM
Lynn: “I’m a contributing editor at Alternet; I have a special guest joining me here tonight at 8:30!” Thomas Ferguson. #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       8:01 PM
Jerry: “Talk to ppl who live in NY, and get to know the subway system if you’re new, visiting. TY very much- calling all rebels, pls come!”

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       8:02 PM
Lynn: “He’s country’s leading expert on corrupt influence of money on politics.” Enjoyed @Occupy_Boston! Meet @ red thing, 8:30. #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       8:03 PM
That was last announcement, but “we have a visitor from 1,000s of miles away, from @OccupyMelbourne! #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       8:03 PM
Jess forgot to tell us something about Iowa: occupythecaucus.org! #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       8:04 PM
Stairs thanks us. “Please remember it is us who stand here who will move this country back to where it is supposed to be.” #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       8:04 PM
Aussie: “I hope to see you here next year… RUNNING THE GOVERNMENT!” (Cheers of “occupy together!” ring out.) #nycga

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       8:04 PM
He’s “the man behind the mask.” “This mvmnt is expontentially growing in Australia!” Learned he’s going to @occupySYDNEY! #nycga #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       8:05 PM
Stairs: “And now, General Assembly is over.” Soapbox starts! Thanks for reading– short debut, but this’ll be the new livefeed –@DiceyTroop

 

DiceyTroop       11/04/2011       8:07 PM
RT @robertpmason: RT @DiceyTroop From now on, GAs will be livetweeted from @LibertySqGA ! I’m starting it off tonight, starting now!! #nycga #ows

 

heratylaw         11/04/2011       8:40 PM
Thx @DiceyTroop! RT @LibertySqGA: Stairs: “& now, GA is over.” Soapbox starts! Thx for reading- short debut, but this’ll be the new livefeed

 

heratylaw         11/04/2011       9:00 PM
RT @dangit1978: @LibertySqGA @DiceyTroop you rule! Thank you for keeping #everyone informed!  #solidarity #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       10:04 PM
RT @heratylaw: Thank you, great job! MT @jopauca: Spokes Council Orientation is done. Facilitators will take addl questions & address concerns. #NYCSC #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       10:04 PM
RT @heratylaw: @LibertySqGA also @jopauca is covering the Spokes Council orientation, hashtag #NYCSC

 

LibertySqGA     11/04/2011       10:06 PM
@jopauca thank you for tweeting SC!!!! I’m so psyched about the team. Amazing stuff.

 

DiceyTroop       11/5/2011         11:57 AM
@blogdiva thx! heyy, how would you feel about livetweeting sunday’s GA on @LibertySqGA ?

 

heratylaw         11/5/2011         1:08 PM
@DiceyTroop also, imma retweet @jopauca’s NYCSC coverage thru LibertySqGA and export them all (NYCGA & NYCSC) as text for MinutesWG.

 

DiceyTroop       11/5/2011         1:12 PM
RT @heratylaw: @DiceyTroop also, imma retweet @jopauca’s NYCSC coverage thru LibertySqGA and export them all (NYCGA & NYCSC) as text for MinutesWG.

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:12 PM
#NYCSC orientation:  RT @jopauca: Orientation for Spokes Council is commencing #NYCSC #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:12 PM
#NYCSC orientation:  RT @jopauca: Spokes Council Orientation tonight http://t.co/V7pdbwAH #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:13 PM
#NYCSC orientation:  RT @jopauca: In this case, no questions asked and fingers down. In this case, everyone was against the corporations are ppl sleeping bag. #NYCSC #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:13 PM
#NYCSC orientation:  RT @jopauca: Next stel in process: Clarifying Questions. If there are none, Temperature Check performed. #NYCSC #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:13 PM
#NYCSC orientation:  RT @jopauca: Mock proposal: Bloomberg wants to provide occupiers with sleeping bags that say, “Corporations are people.” #NYCSC #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:13 PM
#NYCSC orientation:  RT @jopauca: For Monday, bring: Group Registration Form, your Spoke, and future proposals for the Spokes Council meeting on Wednesday. #NYCSC #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:13 PM
#NYCSC orientation:  RT @jopauca: Some groups approval may take longer. We will make sure to review their proposals and decide what role they have in the SC. #NYCSC #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:13 PM
#NYCSC orientation:  RT @jopauca: By Monday’s end, we’ll have a list of groups that are going to be part of the Spokes Council. #NYCSC #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:13 PM
#NYCSC orientation:  RT @jopauca: For Monday, make sure you’re group has chosen a Spoke and have the Group Registration form filled out. #NYCSC #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:13 PM
#NYCSC orientation:  RT @jopauca: If you’re part of a working group who wants representation, you must fill out the Group Registration form. Submit before 7pm Mon #NYCSC #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:13 PM
#NYCSC orientation:  RT @jopauca: The list created is not exhaustive but will most likely be discussed Mon. #NYCSC #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:13 PM
#NYCSC orientation:  RT @jopauca: Spokes Council facilitator says this is only an orientation in preparation for Monday. #NYCSC #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:13 PM
#NYCSC orientation:  RT @jopauca: Some have expressed strong sentiments on certain logistical issues e.g.- what’s defined as ‘logistical’ #NYCSC #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:13 PM
#NYCSC orientation:  RT @jopauca: Operational concerns being proposed to Spokes Council. Security, PR, Food/Sleeping needs, Tent supplies, etc #NYCSC #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:13 PM
#NYCSC orientation:  RT @jopauca: Distinctions between discussions/proposals being explained. This orientation serves as a run-through of Monday’s mtg. #NYCSC #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:13 PM
#NYCSC orientation:  RT @jopauca: First Spokes Council meeting Monday, Nov. 7th at 7pm. Location at http://t.co/SJGkgy7I #NYCSC #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:14 PM
#NYCSC orientation: RT @jopauca: Q: What if we think we arent an operations group recognized by Spokes Council? Should we not fill out registration form? ##NYCSC orientation: #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:14 PM
#NYCSC orientation: RT @jopauca: A: (added answer to previous question) But those for the GA still go to facilitation ##NYCSC orientation: #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:14 PM
#NYCSC orientation: RT @jopauca: Q: With regard to Monday’s first proposal, are we bringing it to facilitation mtg or actual Spokes Council? A: At Spokes Council ##NYCSC orientation: #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:14 PM
#NYCSC orientation: RT @jopauca: Questions will now be asked, Stack begins. ##NYCSC orientation: #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:14 PM
#NYCSC orientation: RT @jopauca: Spoke is not a permanent position and must change for every single meeting. Being a Spoke is not a position of empowerment. ##NYCSC orientation: #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:14 PM
#NYCSC orientation: RT @jopauca: If your Spoke goes rogue (we laugh), you can have them replaced by someone else. ##NYCSC orientation: #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:14 PM
#NYCSC orientation: RT @jopauca: Here are two closeups of the process being described by facilitators. ##NYCSC orientation: #ows http://t.co/QIwACHGp http://t.co/M7VYN2Gy

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:14 PM
#NYCSC orientation: RT @jopauca: If there’s consensus to Block, it is a serious ethical / safety threat to #OWS as a whole. It is then blocked. ##NYCSC orientation: #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:14 PM
#NYCSC orientation: RT @jopauca: If you have consensus in your working group with a twinkle, then there is consensus. ##NYCSC orientation: #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:14 PM
#NYCSC orientation: RT @jopauca: Now that everyone has a general idea, Spokes Council will walk through process. Sheet attached. ##NYCSC orientation: #ows http://t.co/zAEsz55h

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:15 PM
#NYCSC orientation: RT @jopauca: The Spokes Council Orientation has finished. Facilitators will remain to take additional questions and address further concerns. ##NYCSC orientation: #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:15 PM
#NYCSC orientation: RT @jopauca: A: No. There should be a unique Spoke from each working group. ##NYCSC orientation: #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:15 PM
#NYCSC orientation: RT @jopauca: Q: Can a Spoke represent two groups at an SC meeting? For example, one Spoke from media and one from womens. ##NYCSC orientation: #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:15 PM
#NYCSC orientation: RT @jopauca: Announcement: Kitchen is now delivering food to working groups. (twinkle fingers and cheers) ##NYCSC orientation: #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:15 PM
#NYCSC orientation: RT @jopauca: A: Caucuses are part of the operational Spokes Council. Mvmnt groups should communicate w/ other Spokes councils being created. ##NYCSC orientation: #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:15 PM
#NYCSC orientation: RT @jopauca: Q: Are operational, movement, and caucus groups supposed to meet separately? ##NYCSC orientation: #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:15 PM
#NYCSC orientation: RT @jopauca: A: Facilitators will receive proposals and these proposals will be assessed in the order theyre received. ##NYCSC orientation: #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:15 PM
#NYCSC orientation: RT @jopauca: Q: What will the beginning of each Spokes Council meeting look like? ##NYCSC orientation: #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:15 PM
#NYCSC orientation: RT @jopauca: A: You dont have to, but fill out the form and bring it whenever you can so we can connect you with the community. ##NYCSC orientation: #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:15 PM
#NYCSC orientation: RT @jopauca: Q: if we consider ourselves a movement group, should we go Monday? ##NYCSC orientation: #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:15 PM
#NYCSC orientation: RT @jopauca: A: We think it’s best to discuss in ad-hoc group. Thats not to say friendly amendments wont be made before something is tabled. ##NYCSC orientation: #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:15 PM
#NYCSC orientation: RT @jopauca: Q: Is there a way to throw in a friendly amendment before something is tabled? ##NYCSC orientation: #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:15 PM
#NYCSC orientation: RT @jopauca: Spokes Council Orientation ##NYCSC orientation: #ows http://t.co/kw7sNf1y

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:15 PM
#NYCSC orientation: RT @jopauca: A: (added) if you’re not an operational group, but have operational needs, still fill out the form. ##NYCSC orientation: #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         1:15 PM
#NYCSC orientation: RT @jopauca: A: No. Fill out the form. There are other Spokes Councils being formed. By filling out the form we can find ways to plug you in. ##NYCSC orientation: #ows

 

LibertySqGA     11/5/2011         4:10 PM
RT @msantalucia: @SkySwartout @thecaitd RT @LibertySqGA We are having our 1st GA in Astoria next Saturday 11/12 at 2pm, Athens Sq Park near statue of Athena.

 

 

 

 

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