The Occupy Wall Street (inter) National Gathering 2013, was held in Kalamazoo, Michigan, from August 21-25, 2013. NatGat2 began in the usual Occupy fashion, with the main venue and camping site lost. A moderate police presence was visible, as well. Continue reading
We propose and support that we begin to use the results of alternate metrics to measure and help evaluate those things that we value. The alternative metrics can then be compared and contrasted with GDP to show a more accurate picture of where we the direction we are going. Continue reading
After a long GA at the Occupy National (Inter)National gathering on Friday, August 23, and the contentious discussion surrounding the Occupy Strategy Proposal of Solidarity with Move to Amend, Occupy Traverse City held their own GA on Saturday. They approved the original language of the Proposal of Solidarity. “Our over riding concern was the need for unity,” said Barbara Smith. OTC displayed their work in the main hall Saturday and Saturday evening, and gave David Cobb his own copy. Continue reading
A group is forming to help put together documentation, planning logistics, what worked, didn’t work, essays, thoughts about NatGat2 to pass along to the next organizers. You don’t have to have been on the planning team to join and help with this project. Continue reading
We will come together collectively to DeBrief NatGat2013. What went right, what went wrong, what could have been done better, from both the organizing and participants perspectives. This call will conclude the NatGat2 Planning for 2013, and help to establish space for new working groups for projects that arise from the call participants. Continue reading
Less than one month until the OWS (Inter)National Gathering: decolonize the 99%!
This week, the NatGat planning WG has been hard at work to help people find rides and housing. Join our Travel to NatGat2 in Kzoo Call tomorrow night, and each Wednesday until NatGat2 @ 7 PM ET. Continue reading