[Imc-unity] Getting back to task
Mon, 22 Apr 2002 16:34:06 -0700
just checking in. I'll try and pitch in here as well in the next few days.
At 03:12 PM 4/22/2002 -0700, lesmarquis wrote:
>I agree, guess I was just fishing. So number six reads:
> > "6. All IMC's recognize the importance of process to social change
> and are
> > committed to the development of non-hierarchical and anti-authoritarian
> > relationships, from interpersonal relationships to group
> > dynamics.Therefore, all IMC's shall organize themselves collectively
> and be
> > committed to the principle of consensus decision making, and develop a
> > decision making process that is inclusive of and transparent to all
> > of the local IMC collective."
>7. [All IMC's recognize that a prerequisite for participation in the
>decision making process of each local group is the contribution of an
>individual's labor to the group.]
>This entire one was bracketed, I think the implication here was to say
>that someone should be a working and contributing memeber of the local IMC
>in order to participate in the decision making process (meaning someone
>shouldn't walk in off the street participate in a meeting and "vote" or
>whatever), but then this kinda steps into the area of "membership" -
>something which Indymedia should not be dictating to IMC's. (or was it to
>mean that each person's work was equally important or something like that?)
>That's at least my recollection of this. Cayce do you recall any of this
>from San Francisco? It's been a year already! Dag!
>I don't have any immediate thoughts on this one. Need to think on it.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Cayce Callaway [mailto:email@example.com]
> > Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2002, 1:40 PM
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> > Subject: Re: [Imc-unity] Getting back to task
> > Horizontal seems a little vague to me. It's not a term I use or hear very
> > often. I think more people than not are committed to a consensus based
> > process and "principle of consensus-based decision making" leaves enough
> > wiggle room for those who are attempting to create their own inclusive,
> > transparent form of decision making.
> > I think we should move on and leave it as is.
> > Cayce
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