How I Saw It By Robert J Lloyd
The 14 Principles: Can We Get Consensus On This?
- I believe in justice for all
- I believe in lifting up the disadvantaged
- I believe in dismantling unjust criminalization systems
- I believe in equal protection under the law
- I believe in ending poverty
- I believe in ending systematic racism
- I believe in ending the war economy
- I believe in ending ecological devastation
- I believe in building unity across lines of devision
- I believe in a moral negative that is concerned with how society treats the marginalized
- I believe in transforming the political, economic, add moral structures of our society
- I believe in working toward non-partisan goals
- I believe in sustained moral direct action
- I believe in nonviolence
If you agree with these principles, send your name and email address to firstname.lastname@example.org.
First Thursday Meeting At East Central Community Center Aug 2nd 10 AM 500 S Stone St.
We believe in justice for all
We believe in lifting up the disadvantaged
We believe in dismantaling unjust criminalization systems
We believe in equal protection under the law
We believe in ending poverty
We believe in ending systemic racism
We believe in a moral narrative that is concerned with
how society treats the marginalized
We believe in transforming the political, economic, and
moral structures of our society
We believe in working toward non-partisan goals
We believe in sustained moral direct action
We believe in nonviolence
But getting organized doesn’t mean joining a pre-existing institution and taking orders. It shouldn’t mean for feiting your agency and intelligence to become a cog in a machine. Organizational structure should maximize both freedom and voluntary coordination at every level of scale, from the smallest group up to society as a whole.
You and your friends already constitute an affinity group, the essential building block of this model. An affinity group is a circle of friends who understand themselves as an autonomous political force. The ideal is that people who already know and trust each other should work together to respond immediately, intelligently and flexibly to emerging situations.
This leaderless format has proven effective for political and civic activities of all kinds, as well as other tactics in which many unpredictable autonomous groups overwhelm a centralized adversary. You should go to every demonstration in an affinity group, with a shared sense of your goals and capabilities. If you are in an affinity group that has experience taking action together, you will be much better prepared to deal with emergencies and make the most of unexpected opportunities.
75% of the constituents waved red cards in disapproval of her answers. Others protested and carried signs outside.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers Town Hall Video:
Maria Cantwell Town Hall Video:
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As you view photographs of activities here in Spokane on 4comculture.com you may notice that there are very few people of color or affected classes.
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