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Discuss Issues & Reforms
Urgent News Log
Strategies, Proposals, Positions
This Working group is dedicated to discussing societal issues, determining their root causes, and responding with actionable proposals.
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Wiki (Document Development and Comment-posts)
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a Wiki here.
Email Group discussing specific policies/technical mechanics:
EMAIL DISCUSSION HISTORY (this is under construction but you can track the history at the googlegroup homepages) help: Terra 978 808 7173,
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Link to the Survey:
Link to the Survey Results (constantly updating):
GENERAL ISSUES (brainstorming and process discussion)
Statement of Purpose
- Our first priority is to create an inclusive umbrella statement of purpose; specific issues will follow next.
Warren Buffet Ideas
[Note: this is show-boating, and probably bunk. someone want to check? this page will soon be removed.] [then maybe go get his original letter to the NYT, please. there were good ideas there... I put it here so we don't forget his ideas, Terra]
Other General Ideas
All documents created by this Working Group are DRAFT until it is approved by the GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
End Corporate Personhood
and general discussion about financial reform
Lower cost of living
Financial Industry Reform
Banking Regulation/Structure Reform
Federal Reserve System
Healthy Food as a Right
Clean Water as a Right
Shelter as a Right
Health Care as a Right
Education and Student Debt
Working Rights Labor Issues
and Network Neutrality
The Smedley Butler Amendment For Peace
Sovereignty and Law
War on Drugs
Third World Debt
how it contributes to regional conflict
food/medical service distro and contribution to deprivation / violent corruptoin
View the Google Group discussion:
[>Note: The wiki has the capacity to organize more efficiently than the Google Group, but it is unclear which forum has precedence, so please be aware of both.]
Contact via <email@example.com>
The Reforms discussion often takes cues from community generated media. Explore the
View preliminary results of the
aiming to estimate the levels of support for proposals in general topics, by Joshua Sager.
Articles of Interest, and Issues from other Occupy sites
Move to rename: ditch "SPP," - adopt "Reforms": reforms is not deep enough, restructuring is better.
This avoids the extreme vagueness of 'ideas' and the over-complication of 'spp.' I will try to post a broad announcement on the google group to invite further discussion. [TF: yeah, but we're merging the facilitation/ideas group w/SPP, right?]
Sections to be addressed:
Strategies, Issues, Objectives, Finished Proposals, Tactics, Meeting Notes (and schedule), Background Info.
Who knows what this note is for? I can't figure it out. Can someone explain it, or if you authored, it erase it?
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