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Under Assemblies what might national, European and global governance look like?

This article was sent us by Mark N. Barrett, a long-time democracy campaigner, and supporter of Occupy London. Asking this question raises profound questions about sovereignty, representation and justice. In an age characterised by the sovereignty of the nation-state, since the Treaty of Westphalia, globalisation has brought about the rise of the new, unaccountable king, […]

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Occupy as a new societal model & ways to improve it

This document by the author Alpha Lo, has been created under a creative commons license from the original posted on 31st October 2011, at http://www.shareable.net/blog/occupy-as-new-societal-model-ways-to-improve-it General Assembly (photo by Caroline Schiff)  One of the compelling attractions of Occupy is that it is modelling a possible socio-economic-political paradigm for how society can run. It is a model the whole […]

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Occupy Vancouver decision making processes

Reposted from: http://occupyvancouver.com/admin/uploads/OVGADecisionMaking_001.pdf Occupy Vancouver Decision Making Processes (as of November 2nd, 2011) GA Process (maximum 2 hours unless consensus on extending) 5 minutes before GA someone on the facilitation team will request that anyone willing to translate or interpret identify themselves. 1. Recognition that we are on unceded Coast Salish Territory and reading of […]

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