Glossary of Terms/ Resources
"The information we have included in this manual is a product of interviews with CL/VU organizers, staff, and members of our leadership team. We also spoke to volunteers and organizers working in some of our replication sites, and several of our legal and non-profit lender partners." - CL/VU
- From Wiki-Pedia link to CT Butler's Guide to Formal Consensus
"All of the above refers to politics in theatre or theatrics in poliltics, but a more contemporary meaning of the term "Political Theatre" refers to theatrical acts of protest performed by surprise in public to draw attention to political issues. The practitioners most famous for the art are Abbie Hoffman and other Yippies. Bare-breasted women at Occupy protests, the 2012 campaign of Presidential candidate Vermin Supreme, and (in some cases) flash mobs are other examples". - wiki
Christ on a crutch if anyone has a better definition for that please kick it my way, I'll be looking in the mean time. eesh.
"Good faith bargaining: Good-faith bargaining generally refers to the duty of the parties to meet and negotiate at reasonable times with willingness to reach agreement on matters within the scope of representation; however, neither party is required to make a concession or agree to any proposal.
Good faith bargaining requires employers and unions involved in collective bargaining to:
Use their best endeavours to agree to an effective bargaining process meet and consider and respond to proposals made by each other respect the role of the other's representative by not seeking to bargain directly with those for whom the representative acts not do anything to undermine the bargaining process or the authority of the other's representative."
"Defined by § 7114(b) as the duty to approach negotiations with a sincere resolve to reach a collective bargaining agreement, to be represented by properly authorized representatives who are prepared to discuss and negotiate on any condition of employment, to meet at reasonable times and places as frequently as may be necessary and to avoid unnecessary delays, and, in the case of the agency, to furnish upon request data necessary to negotiation."
-US Office of Personnel Management
Shorthand for Operations Development. As issues come up that I'd like to take a closer look at, or open a dialogue regarding, I generate posts, and toss them into the #opdev page.
198 Methods of Nonviolent Action - Albert Einstein Institution"These methods were compiled by Dr. Gene Sharp and first published in his 1973 book, The Politics of Nonviolent Action, Vol. 2: The Methods of Nonviolent Action. (Boston: Porter Sargent Publishers, 1973). The book outlines each method and gives information about its historical use."
You may also download this list of methods.