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OccupyPrecinctXYZ - Create A Draft Public Action Plan on November 8, 2011
  • SYNDHU October 2011 +1 -1
    My core point is that the critical point we are at in history is that if we are going to take back our democracy, then each and every voter precinct can transform itself into a "General Assembly" nearest to each and every person in America right now. Some have voiced concerns that the OccupyTogther movement needs to be more broad-based in participation and more deeply rooted in the barrios/neighborhoods/micro-locales; there at OccupyPrecinctXYZ occupiers will find the broad-based participation and the depth of local roots (a cross-section of all Americans) (aka bottom up voices) that is lacking in the current OccupyTogether discussion/street gatherings. Each of these grass-root level General Assemblies can draft their own public policy reform agendas (remember the issues with technology in voting, why not the discussion boards?) and in essence with push up and bring legitimacy to the national and International public policy reform agendas, by creating their own public policy reform agendas and community action plans. Please note that this is the direct democracy protocol as developed by the OccupyTogether movement that I envision leading our nation to taking back the democracy all the way into the hoods, the barrios, the towns, and all the other the rural and micro-areas.