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Forum Post: Come to the NYC General Assembly on 10-15-12 to start voting on a plan to elect a National General Assembly

Posted 3 years ago on Oct. 12, 2011, 8:24 a.m. EST by ms3000 (253)
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It is time to start the process of organizing and legitimizing this movement. This plan will include everyone but it needs to start somewhere and we propose OWS NYC on 10-15-12.

That is why the election of delegates and holding of a national general assembly or convention on July 4, 2012 must be organized. No calls for violence. No calls for the violent overthrow of the government.

For this to work, it must be a peaceful, legal, non-violent demand for change of the government by organizing and legitimizing our movement. Once organized and the delegates have been elected by direct ballot in all 435 districts. they must demand that our elected leaders take action. If they do not take action within one year of the demand, we will demand their mass resignations and that new elections be held so we can take back our democracy from the corporations and those who BUY power and influence with MONEY. Yes this includes unions and lobbyists.

The Citizens United case must be reversed and ALL private money must be BANNED from politics and deemed bribery. Elections must be publicly funded so that everyone has a chance to run for office and the success of an election is based upon the merit of the candidate not how much corporate money he or she has!

Please read our SAMPE declaration and petition of grievances here: https://sites.google.com/site/the99percentdeclaration/

Please read our PROPOSED action plan, ten steps to non-violent revolution, which we are going to start implementing on 10-15-12 at the General Assembly in NY, here: https://sites.google.com/site/the99percentdeclaration/home/the-steps-to-non-violent-revolution

We are not trying to tell people to do anything, these are merely suggestions for a plan of action.

We are the 99% and we will take back the republican democracy promised to us and our children by our forefathers.

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[-] 3 points by bythepeople (56) 3 years ago

You're stopping short of the real solution.

Have a Global General Assembly, not National one. There's strength in numbers.

[-] 2 points by publicus1 (125) 3 years ago

Perhaps every country should elect a National General Assembly and then hold a Global General Assembly in 2013.

[-] 1 points by bythepeople (56) 3 years ago

Occupy Earth. It's time.

[-] 1 points by BradB (2693) from Washington, DC 3 years ago

bythepeople, think about growth.... start one... next one is better... and next one is better... and so on

by July 4 ... we might truly reach a Global General Assembly

[-] 1 points by BradB (2693) from Washington, DC 3 years ago

hehe... or maybe

by Oct15 ... we might truly reach a Global General Assembly

[-] 1 points by seaglass (671) from Brigantine, NJ 3 years ago

Lets start with a Nat'l one, do it right and allow the rest of humanity to either follow us or do it their own way.

[-] 1 points by doru001 (174) 3 years ago

Well, as long as they don't block foreign Internet addresses, I will be here. Thank you for the invitation, it means a lot.

[-] 2 points by LobbyDemocracy (615) 3 years ago

This post needs to be moved to the news section of this site. Although the direction of my organization www.lobbydemocracy.com is different than yours I wish you all of the best and hope your method works.

[-] 1 points by publicus1 (125) 3 years ago

These Executive Committees will act like the original Committees of Correspondence form the first American Revolution:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Committee_of_correspondence

https://sites.google.com/site/the99percentdeclaration/

[-] 1 points by glenn1984 (57) 3 years ago

Are you just planning to elect the Assembly on the 15th or going to focus the movements message and goals?

[-] 2 points by ms3000 (253) 3 years ago

No election of an executive committee only; here ia saturday"s resolution

https://sites.google.com/site/the99percentdeclaration/home/resolution-to-elect-an-executive-committee

[-] 1 points by glenn1984 (57) 3 years ago

That's not good ... not good at all ... it's been a month (two weeks since people know about it) and this still looks like an angry anarchy movement to the folks on Main St.

If it keeps growing like this it'll become difficult to focus on the issues and may become very dangerous. May end up like the protests in London or worse.

I hope whoever gets elected to the committee will have some leadership skills and will focus the movement fast.

[-] 2 points by ms3000 (253) 3 years ago

I agree with you; but the first step is to get some central governing body specifically tasked with organizing the movement going forward. The idea is to form executive committees in every city to communicate and confer like the original Committees of Correspondence.

[-] 1 points by glenn1984 (57) 3 years ago

Can we vote from here, the blog?

[-] 1 points by BradB (2693) from Washington, DC 3 years ago

ok got it... how about this?

DRAFT

"We The 99%" Appeal to the NYC General Assembly to support and endorse, in the effort to launch the living document, https://sites.google.com/site/the99percentdeclaration/ from OccupyWallSt...

This is not our only task ahead of us There are many many more, "how are we going to create jobs" ?... to start with. we now are living in a different age... we have opened up the world to the industry that we once kept to our own... free market alone will not provide enough jobs for everyone unless we expand what we consider wealth... is Art not a wealth?... is Knowledge not a wealth?...is Health not a wealth?... what are we going to do... simply tax and socialize everything? ... I think we can do better than that...

we have much more to do... How are we going to get Profit / Money out of war ? etc. We need this Declaration https://sites.google.com/site/the99percentdeclaration/ to elevate the process and we need it to launch at NYCGA ...

Open the door for OccupyDC to attempt a next move...

[-] 1 points by BradB (2693) from Washington, DC 3 years ago

http://occupywallst.org/forum/we-the-99-appeal-to-the-nyc-general-assembly-to-su/

added: "Open the door for OccupyDC to attempt a next move..." should not be there... that was my personal over enthusiasm ... hehe

[-] 1 points by groobiecat (41) from Brattleboro, VT 3 years ago

SUGGESTED EDITS TO SEVENTH DECLARATION [Changes in italics]

7) Passage of a balanced budget amendment to the United States Constitution even if it requires a federal consumption tax, extension of the social security retirement age and/or reduction in social security benefits to individuals who can afford a reduction based upon means testing.

7) Passage of a balanced budget amendment to the United States Constitution to be achieved through a combination of tax increases, program modifications, and entitlement program cuts. Such cuts could include: a federal consumption tax, extension of the social security retirement age and/or reduction in social security benefits to individuals who can afford a reduction to be determined by means testing. NOTE: What is the reason for this?

REASON FOR EDIT: Too specific and limiting in terms of program changes--needed to be broadened and opened up.

PERSONAL NOTE: Do we really want to literally "balance the budget on the backs of the elderly" in this country? This needs serious re-work, and is against the basic principles of equitability. We want to balance the budget on the backs of retirees? This makes no sense. The Social Security program is completely solvent for the next 26 years. (Watch this video from Robert Reich, a former Social Security Trustee and Labor Secretary: http://robertreich.org/post/10157767903). If anything, there need to be more tax brackets for the richest, instead of the relatively limited, pro-rich tax brackets we have today, to help balance the budget. This is a standard policy from the laissez faireans meant to maintain inequality and enable the 1% to keep paying lower taxes (which are the lowest in decades: http://tinyurl.com/3udnd56 btw).

In addition:

"... a balanced-budget amendment could force the government to worsen an economic slump. Recessions spontaneously cause tax revenue to fall (incomes decline) and spending to increase (unemployment insurance and other benefits rise). These “automatic stabilizers” can turn budget surpluses into deficits. If Congress had to remedy them by raising taxes or cutting spending, it might prolong or deepen the recession." (Robert Samuelson, Washington Post: http://tinyurl.com/6fpg8vz)

[-] 1 points by groobiecat (41) from Brattleboro, VT 3 years ago

SUGGESTED EDITS TO SIXTH DECLARATION [Changes in italics]

6) Medicare for all American citizens adjusted by a means test (i.e. citizens who can afford it will opt-out of Medicare and pay their own health insurance or opt-in and pay a means tested Medicare premium). The Medicaid program, fraught with corruption and fraud, will be eliminated except for the purpose of providing emergency room care to indigent non-citizens who will not be covered by Medicare-for-all.

6) Medicare for all American citizens adjusted by a means test (i.e., citizens who can afford it will opt-out of Medicare and pay their own health insurance or opt-in and pay a means-tested Medicare premium). The Medicaid program, which is fraught with corruption and fraud, will be eliminated except for the purpose of providing emergency room care to indigent non-citizens who will not be covered by Medicare-for-all.

REASON FOR EDIT: Minor copyedits.

[-] 1 points by RichardGates (1529) from Fort Walton Beach, FL 3 years ago

then why isn't this on the calendar? http://nycga.cc/calendar/ or is this another co-opt attempt? or presented as a news thread?

[-] 1 points by ms3000 (253) 3 years ago

We have asked the administrators to place it on the calendar but they don't. So we will appear in 10-15-11 and ask the GA to vote on the proposal and it will be voted up or down. If we are not permitted to speak at the GA, this idea will die.

[-] 1 points by BradB (2693) from Washington, DC 3 years ago

I if you can't speak.. come to DC... but that would be Horrible... better to start where it all started... let DC in Solidarity try to make a next/different step.. imo

This is not our only task ahead of us There are many many more, "how are we going to create jobs" ?... to start with.

we now are living in a different age... we have opened up the world to the industry that we once kept to our own...

free market alone will not provide enough jobs for everyone unless we expand what we consider wealth... is Art not a wealth?... is Knowledge not a wealth?...is Health not a wealth?...

what are we going to do... simply tax and socialize everything? ... I think we can do better than that...

we have much more to do...

How are we going to get Profit / Money out of war ?

etc. We need this Declaration https://sites.google.com/site/the99percentdeclaration/ to elevate the process and we need it to launch at NYCGA

[-] 1 points by BradB (2693) from Washington, DC 3 years ago

from http://nycga.cc/calendar/

October 15, 2011 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm General Assembly Events 2 Hours (Repeats Every Day Until October 31, 2011) The New York City General Assembly is open to ALL, come have your voice heard, see real democracy in the shadow of wall street. ;)

[-] 1 points by BradB (2693) from Washington, DC 3 years ago

If we are not permitted to speak at the GA .... how can you/we not be able to speak ?

[-] 1 points by RichardGates (1529) from Fort Walton Beach, FL 3 years ago

i wish you no ill will, i just wish you would find a less used path to gather the effect. i am trying to collect poll data and hope it gets large enough to just present in the raw and let other people decide what the data means. i'm just collecting it.

[-] 1 points by ms3000 (253) 3 years ago

We have only made one of many proposals and hope that an election of a National General Assembly can be achieved before the 2012 elections so that such a convention can impact the outcome of the election.

[-] 1 points by RichardGates (1529) from Fort Walton Beach, FL 3 years ago

i think communication between the gen assembly in each group would be better then a centralized body. that may fly better too. a social site with each assembly as a profile instead of individuals. just a suggestion tho.

[-] 1 points by groobiecat (41) from Brattleboro, VT 3 years ago

SUGGESTED EDITS TO FIFTH DECLARATION [Changes in italics]

5) A complete reformation of the United States Tax Code to require all citizens to pay a fair share of a progressive, graduated income tax by eliminating loopholes, unfair tax breaks, exemptions and deductions, subsidies (e.g. oil, gas and farm) and ending all other methods of evading taxes.

5) A complete reformation of the United States Tax Code to require all citizens to pay a fair share of a progressive, graduated income tax by eliminating loopholes, unfair tax breaks, exemptions and deductions, subsidies (e.g. oil, gas and farm) and ending all other methods of evading taxes. The current system of taxation favors the wealthiest Americans, many of whom pay fewer taxes to the United States Treasury than citizens who earn much less, but pay a much higher percentage of income in taxes to the United States Treasury.

REASON FOR EDIT: Second sentence to explain why it's needed. Note that the first Declaration explained why--if you do it for one, you have to do it for all, or eliminate it for all.

[-] 1 points by BradB (2693) from Washington, DC 3 years ago

umm, needs more work imo...

[-] 1 points by groobiecat (41) from Brattleboro, VT 3 years ago

Awesome. Go for it. Thanks.

Peace.

Groobiecat

[ There's a blog here: www.groobiecat.blogspot.com ]

[ There's an #OWS election process here: http://occupywallst.org/forum/come-to-the-nyc-general-assembly-on-10-15-12-to-st/ ]

[ There's a draft Declaration here: https://sites.google.com/site/the99percentdeclaration/ ]

[-] 1 points by groobiecat (41) from Brattleboro, VT 3 years ago

SUGGESTED EDITS TO FOURTH DECLARATION [Changes in italics]

4) A complete lifetime ban on accepting all gifts, services, money, directly or indirectly, to any elected or appointed officials from any person, corporation, union or other entity that the public official was charged to regulate while in office.

4) A complete lifetime ban on accepting all gifts, services, money, directly or indirectly, to any elected or appointed officials from any person, corporation, union or other entity that the public official was charged to regulate while in office. Gifts, services, money, directly or indirectly are proven to taint representative democracy and are antithetical to the representative democracy envisioned by this country's founding fathers.

REASON FOR EDIT: Second sentence to explain why it's needed. Note that the first Declaration explained why--if you do it for one, you have to do it for all, or eliminate it for all.

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[-] 1 points by groobiecat (41) from Brattleboro, VT 3 years ago

SUGGESTED EDITS TO SECOND DECLARATION [Changes in italics]

2) The immediate reversal of the "Citizens United" case by the Supreme Court which equates the payment of money by corporations to politicians with free speech.

2) The immediate reversal of the "Citizens United" case by the Supreme Court which equates the payment of money by corporations to politicians with free speech. The inordinate influence of the wealthiest individuals in the political process through unlimited campaign contributions is antithetical to the representative democracy envisioned by this country's founding fathers.

REASON FOR EDIT: Second sentence to explain why it's needed. Note that the first Declaration explained why--if you do it for one, you have to do it for all, or eliminate it for all.

[-] 1 points by BradB (2693) from Washington, DC 3 years ago

looks good to me

[-] 1 points by groobiecat (41) from Brattleboro, VT 3 years ago

SUGGESTED EDITS TO THIRD DECLARATION [Changes in italics]

3) Prohibiting all public officials, whether elected or appointed from EVER being employed by any corporation they regulate while in office.

3) Prohibiting all public officials, whether elected or appointed [comma] from EVER being employed by any corporation they regulate while in office. The "revolving door" between policy-making officials and corporations and individuals who benefit from how they are implemented in an undemocratic way must be stopped.

REASON FOR EDIT: Fix to clause. Second sentence to explain why it's needed. Note that the first Declaration explained why--if you do it for one, you have to do it for all, or eliminate it for all.

[-] 1 points by BradB (2693) from Washington, DC 3 years ago

agree

[-] 1 points by groobiecat (41) from Brattleboro, VT 3 years ago

SUGGESTED EDITS TO FIRST DECLARATION [Changes in italics]

I worked on Capitol Hill for many years, and am currently a writer and editor of technical and instructional documentation. Cheers.

1) Implementing an immediate ban on all private contributions of money and gifts to all politicians in federal office from Corporations, Political Action Committees, Super Political Action Committees, Lobbyists, Unions and other private sources of money to be replaced by the fair and equal public financing of all political campaigns. It has become clear that politicians in the United States cannot regulate themselves and have become the exclusive representatives of corporations and the very wealthy who spend vast sums of money on their campaigns and ensure their reelection.

1) Implementing an immediate ban on all private contributions of money and gifts to all politicians in federal office from Corporations, Political Action Committees, Super Political Action Committees, Lobbyists, Unions and other private sources of money to be replaced by the fair and equal public financing of all political campaigns. These actions are to be taken because it has become clear that politicians in the United States cannot regulate themselves and have become the exclusive representatives of corporations and the very wealthy who spend vast sums of money on their campaigns to influence their decisions and ensure their reelection.

REASON FOR EDIT: To make clearer how money is used. It needs to be pointed out that it's used to influence decisions--not just to get people elected....

[-] 1 points by ms3000 (253) 3 years ago

done

[-] 1 points by groobiecat (41) from Brattleboro, VT 3 years ago

Cool. I'll take a crack at the others late this a.m. Let me know if I can be of any assistance on anything else.

Cheers.

[-] 1 points by ms3000 (253) 3 years ago

yes press and email the OWS site administrators to let everyone know that we will moving for the establishment of an executive committee on 10-15-11.

The dumbest thing on earth is a group of people. Congratulations

[-] 1 points by groobiecat (41) from Brattleboro, VT 3 years ago

LOL> Right. It's hard--especially if you've never done it. Communications is critical, and project management (which we probably do in our "real" lives) isn't something that's obvious and intuitive, necessarily! BTW, if you need to contact me directly, you can do so directly here or via groobiecat[at]gmail.com.

Cheers.

[-] 1 points by TruePatriots (274) from San Diego, CA 3 years ago

Oh goodness I wish I could go.

[-] 1 points by ms3000 (253) 3 years ago

go to your local GA this saturday and propose this action plan:

https://sites.google.com/site/the99percentdeclaration/home?pli=1

[-] 1 points by Mariannka (63) 3 years ago

I am amased at how Occupy works. Would like to have your input on the movement to understand it better. I am asking you to answer 10 questions and I am happy to share results if you are interested. Please, take some time for it: Thank you! http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Q3NF7QB

[-] 1 points by doru001 (174) 3 years ago

Good, I hope that the people will be able to monitor and control these new representatives better than they were able to monitor and control their government and Congress.

[-] 1 points by ms3000 (253) 3 years ago

I don't think the professional politicians will run for these delegate seats. I also have a feeling that these delegates will take a pledge to refuse all private money and only public financing of elections.

[-] 1 points by groobiecat (41) from Brattleboro, VT 3 years ago

This is a good idea. It's also a good idea to appoint someone at these meetings to record them via video and upload them to YouTube, if possible? The more transparency, the better.

[-] 1 points by ms3000 (253) 3 years ago

I think that is a fantastic idea but lets see if we can get the GA to even approve the idea on Saturday. We are going to do our level best to get the crowd to vote on it.

[-] 1 points by groobiecat (41) from Brattleboro, VT 3 years ago

Awesome; thanks much for the reply. #OWS should be the first fully transparent modern movement! :D

[-] 1 points by doru001 (174) 3 years ago

Similar motivations, similar results. If our representatives will be pressured by corporations and left alone by us, they will give in. The solution is for us to monitor and support them in real time such that they will simply not have the power to do wrong. Corporations would have to pressure all of us at once.

[-] 1 points by ms3000 (253) 3 years ago

I know this is a problem which is why the National General Assembly is being elected for a limited time to influence the 2012 election. Of course things will get very interesting if the National General Assembly is elected, meets and deliberates for four months, presents a petition of grievances and then the petition is ignored by the existing corporate cronies in office.

[-] 1 points by doru001 (174) 3 years ago

We should participate in the decision making process. Our limited time National General Assembly should bother to inform us about what they find out and what actions do they plan to take. Then, they should consult us. Important decisions belong to us. Things are interesting now.

[-] 1 points by ms3000 (253) 3 years ago

First we need to organize an election of the National General Assembly well before the 2012 elections. This will be a massive undertaking involving people in all 435 congressional districts.

[-] 1 points by doru001 (174) 3 years ago

It is a massive undertaking if it is organized from top to bottom. It should be easy if communities contribute from bottom to top. Just make a site where communities can register and make decisions. Only communities with regular activity and decent language should stay.

[-] 1 points by tcoffin (2) from Auburn, ME 3 years ago

"Only communities with regular activity and decent language should stay"

can't do that, all would have to be "able to stay" lest it is no longer democratic. Thus is the problem with representative government, you have to listen to EVERYONE or no one. I think the way to plan that would be to have representation from as many people/places as possible, and go by consensus, based on what the majority decides, then your decisions are made

[-] 1 points by doru001 (174) 3 years ago

You are right. I support you.

[-] 1 points by ms3000 (253) 3 years ago

We may have to do this because Blloomberg is using public health as an excuse to eject people from the park.

[-] 1 points by doru001 (174) 3 years ago

Public health of the people in the park, public health of the countless homeless, or public health of Bloomberg himself?

We will have to do this anyway. We are too many to meet physically. We can have several central groups that would cooperate with each other.

[-] 1 points by ms3000 (253) 3 years ago

We offered weeks ago to provide pro bono services to get the permits but never heard back from OWS. Even if we get the permits, it will costs tens of thousands of dollars to provide portable toilets, clean water and daily sanitation services. OWS has raised money and this would be a good use of it if they want the protests in the park to continue.

[-] 1 points by doru001 (174) 3 years ago

You are the lawyers who posted this http://occupywallst.org/forum/legal-group-is-pushing-criminal-law-experts-out/ ?

Is OWS registred as a legal person, or they don't need that for a permit?

[-] 1 points by publicus1 (125) 3 years ago

The date for the NYC GA is October 15, 2011 and the proposed date for the National General Assembly is July 4, 2012.

[-] 1 points by ms3000 (253) 3 years ago

I keep repeating the same typo! The meeting to vote on the executive committee is for 10-15-11 and the proceed date for the National General Assembly is 7-4-12

[-] 1 points by ms3000 (253) 3 years ago

Sorry this is a TYP0, the meeting of the GA is on 10-15-11!

[-] 1 points by doru001 (174) 3 years ago

You can edit them, man.

[-] 1 points by unionguy (5) 3 years ago

BUT it's going to RAIN the next 2 days,,, I'll get wet

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[-] 1 points by ms3000 (253) 3 years ago

sorry my mistake: it is obviously on 10-15-11 at the GA in NYC.

We are going to vote on the plan on 10-15-12 in NYC at the GA. Please come if you can to vote on this plan:

https://sites.google.com/site/the99percentdeclaration/home/the-steps-to-non-violent-revolution

[-] 1 points by groobiecat2 (746) from Brattleboro, VT 3 years ago

Question: is this an official post? http://occupywallst.org/forum/proposed-list-of-demands-please-help-editadd-so-th/

Just wondering. Hard to know what are official vs. unofficial posts....

Peace.

[-] 1 points by groobiecat2 (746) from Brattleboro, VT 3 years ago

Right, thanks, that makes sense. Perhaps re-post? It's important enough to merit "News" item, no? That's what will attract attention, rather than a "user submitted" post? Just sayin'....

Peace.

[-] 1 points by April (3196) 3 years ago

I won't believe any supposed official post until it hits the News tab!

[-] 1 points by groobiecat2 (746) from Brattleboro, VT 3 years ago

Yeah, that's a good point. I've proposed to the NYCGA that they make pronouncements like this part of "News" as well. Perhaps go and suggest that again? I don't think this is the highest priority, but giving people a sense of what's real and what's one person's agenda is becoming an increasing problem.

[-] 1 points by April (3196) 3 years ago

I will keep plugging away with my message, post by post. Hoping that the organizers will send the right message at the right time!

[-] 1 points by hollymaria1 (30) 3 years ago

BUMP (I want to see discussion on this...)

[-] 1 points by hollymaria1 (30) 3 years ago

Electing a national GA might be a good idea, but I think 10/15 is way too soon. Our city has been going for a couple weeks now, but a lot of them are just starting on 10/15. I think (maybe?) a national GA is a good idea... but that is a BIIIGGG decision... and needs to be hashed out over some time... 10/15 is definitely WAAAY too soon. Also, if this is going to happen, it needs to be done in a way that is very transparent and comprehensive online for nationwide participation. Great ideas.

[-] 1 points by makmak (57) 3 years ago

Next year, 2012.

[-] 1 points by hollymaria1 (30) 3 years ago

Oh I'm sorry... lol. I'm so focused on our 10/15 march that I misread that. Well I think that would actually be too late... I'm not sure we should wait THAT long to decide this. What do you think?

[-] 1 points by groobiecat2 (746) from Brattleboro, VT 3 years ago

These dates don't add up--elect an executive committee on October 15, 2012 that can then put the process together so that the NGA is elected by July 4, 2012? Um, yeah, no...

[-] 1 points by ms3000 (253) 3 years ago

Please understand, this meeting and vote on 10-15-12 is only a meeting to elect an executive committee to begin to process of electing delegates to the National General Assembly. The idea is to get the National General Assembly elected by July 4, 2012 so they can debate and vote on a list of grievances to present to the candidates and government before November 2012. We have to start planning now.

[-] 1 points by groobiecat2 (746) from Brattleboro, VT 3 years ago

Wait, this doesn't make sense, sorry. When, specifically, is this meeting? Please spell out the date: 10-15-12 to elect an executive committee to begin the process of electing delegates to the NGA so that the NGA is elected by July 4, 2012?

Sorry, but I think you must mean October 15, 2011 to elect an executive committee--otherwise you'll need a time machine, no?

[-] 1 points by ms3000 (253) 3 years ago

Sorry I fixed it. 10-15-11 is the call for an election of an executive committee to organize the nationwide election of delegates to the National General Assembly to be held in Philly on 7-4-12.

[-] 1 points by groobiecat2 (746) from Brattleboro, VT 3 years ago

Right; got it, thanks much. I'd like to be involved. I worked on Capitol Hill for many years, and have been a sideline bomb thrower. I think I could help frame complex issues, but not sure how to proceed. I'm in Brattleboro, VT. There's an Occupy Brattleboro this Saturday coming up. What's the process going forward?

[-] 1 points by ms3000 (253) 3 years ago

Take a look at our plan of action and propose to form an executive committee in your city. Then when the NYC executive committee is formed we will figure out a means of regular communication between the executive committees to organize the election of delegates. https://sites.google.com/site/the99percentdeclaration/home/the-steps-to-non-violent-revolution