A look into the "HOW" of the Occupy Wall Street movement: the consensus process.
The community of occupiers at Liberty Plaza have sparked the process of building a movement that now transcends any one physical landmark. The tools to keep the movement alive belong to all of us.
Created by the Meerkat Media Collective. For the last 6 years we've been using consensus decision in our filmmaking process.
See more at: meerkatmedia.org
MORE ABOUT THE MOVEMENT:
MORE ABOUT CONSENSUS PROCESS:
There is an introduction to direct democracy every evening at 5:30 at Liberty Plaza.
And here is a useful article about the process: dailykos.com/story/2011/10/08/1022710/--occupywallstreet:-a-primer-on-consensus-and-the-General-Assembly
The top 10 most common mistakes in consensus process and how to avoid them:
START YOUR OWN GENERAL ASSEMBLY:
AGENDA TEMPLATE: nycga.cc/2011/10/17/nycga-consensus-meeting-template/#more-1233
GENERAL ASSEMBLY GUIDE: nycga.cc/resources/general-assembly-guide/