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Blorbis83

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[Tentative Theme]

The Workers' Party of Storm's Landing

\Workers' Party of Storm's Landing symbol.png

Party Motto: (None, pending vote)

Party History

The Workers' Party of Storm's Landing (WPSL for short) ostensibly owes its founding to the Freedom & Safety Movement headed by local malcontent Arthur Blackby when Storm's Landing faced an uptick in violence from vyres and various criminal organizations. During these protests, local guardsman Flavius Panos was inspired to leave his post and join the Movement until its quiet conclusion months later, at which point Flavius left the city to return home to Astrakhan. It was there where he realized he could bring the concept of Astrakhan's Assembly (in which members of the city brought grievances to the Basileos) to the public of Storm's Landing. Unlike the Assembly, however, the WPSL would not only list grievances, but collectively bargain for better conditions for the peasants, laborers, and tradespeople in the city.


Party Organization
The Party is a democratic organization in which every member is not only able to vote for their representatives, but campaign as ones too. The Party is led by a Presidium of four Representatives who speak on the behalf of their three respective groups; the Peasants, the Laborers, and the Tradespeople. The role of the Presidium is to create a list of legislations that the Party (and by extension, hopefully, the common people) wishes to push through the City Council of Storm's Landing. Heading this is the Party Councilor, whose election into the City Council is to be supported by the Party Members. The Party Councilor may be elected from one of the three Representatives or- ideally- out of any Party Members canvassing within the organization. Once elected and once in the Council, the Party Councilor acts as the face and voice of the movement within the City Council. They also consist of the fourth Representative within the Party where they act as a liason to the other members of the Party. Lastly, there is the Party Chairman, who has emergency powers which can only be activated by a vote amongst the Assembly of the Proletariat. Besides that, their duty is to act as an ideological guide for the Presidium.

Party Members

Party Chairman- Flavius Panos

Representative of the Peasants- None

Representative of the Laborers- None

Representative of the Tradespeople- None

Party Councilor- None

Party Treasurer- None

Head of Propaganda- None

Assembly of the Proletariat (Other Party Members)

Oleg- Jase
Evangelinn Tideborne- Sybbyl
Miya- Sir
Tol'lek Koto- Adam/Byrne
Fita Illyrim- Opal


Party Goals & Rules

In general, the WPSL is intent on creating a Storm's Landing that uplifts the lower classes from the oppression of the noble and merchant classes that dominate the city by giving the politically activated elements of the working class a voice that directly challenges the current top-down societal hierarchy. At large, the Party wishes for Storm's Landing to be safer, less reliant on the charity of outsiders, and for citizens to be able to earn enough to improve their conditions. Nobles, landlords, and merchants are not allowed to join unless they renounce their inheritance and perceived special status, give up their belongings to the poor, and reaffirm their loyalty to the Movement.

Current Long-Term Goals:

1. Find property in Storm's Landing to serve as an HQ. [X]
2. Gather members. [ We just need a few more...]
3. Make the city a safer place for workers. []
4. Make sure citizens are able to feed themselves on their own paycheck. []
5. Bolster local businesses and support local worker. []
6. Ensure the City Council is communicating effectively with the Guards and the Citizenry. []
???. Hold an Election of all Party Officials [ ]
???. Get the Party Councilor elected into the City Council [ ]


Current Short-Term Goals:

1. Draft petition letters to the Priests of Sallana and the City Council regarding the charity system in the city and how it effects local farmers. [ ]
2. Create a job's board outside the HQ that will support local workers and collect a small fee from employers that would go to assist the city's various projects. [ ]
3. Encourage a letter-writing campaign where citizens would write or talk about their experiences with living in the city. Letters would be published to draw attention to systemic issues. [ ]





Party Rules (more to come)

1. No one may be denied membership or from canvassing for election on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, age, religious affiliation, physical appearance, or occupation (except for nobles, landlords, merchants, and other members of the bourgeois). Party members must respect those of different creeds or those who have ideological differences. Any instances of sexism, racism, gender-bigotry (read: transphobia), or any other kind of prejudice may result in being ejected from the Party.

2. The local laws of Storm's Landing will be respected unless it blatantly infringes upon the safety or dignity of the citizenry.

3. Any elected Party Member may be removed from office by the Chairman by a public trial (lead by the Party Councilor) and a vote by the Party Body.

4. Violence against anyone inside or outside of the Party is prohibited except in cases of self-defence. Anyone found committing wanton acts of violence will be sent to the authorities, ejected, and banned from the Party.

5. All protests planned by Party Members must be approved by the Party Representatives.
 
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Baron

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where does this org stand with regards to democratic centralism and revolutionary action?
 

Blorbis83

Lord of Altera
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Blorbis83
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where does this org stand with regards to democratic centralism and revolutionary action?
Decisions made by votes may likely be up to a reassessment after a while, and representatives might have term limits, haven't figured that out yet. It'll likely be all put up to a vote if I even get members haha
As for revolution...uh....well....that depends on who you're asking on behalf of, tovarish ;)
 

Blorbis83

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UPDATE

New Members: Welcome to the Party, Fita!

Other info: Expect an announcement to all Party Members for an upcoming meeting in the slums about the future of the WPSL!


Adam/Byrne Sybbyl Sir Jase Opal
 
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Blorbis83

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UPDATE!

I think we've got enough members to hold a small meeting where the Assembly can discuss what the goals of the Party should be, and how it can grow. I've released a poll to see which dates work for everyone. It's multiple choice, so pick as many as you want, and also sign it with your Minecraft IGN. ICly, the characters can of course bring any potential members, so they're also welcome to use the poll too.


Adam/Byrne Sybbyl Sir Jase Opal

 

Blorbis83

Lord of Altera
Legend
Blorbis83
Blorbis83
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UPDATE!

I think we've got enough members to hold a small meeting where the Assembly can discuss what the goals of the Party should be, and how it can grow. I've released a poll to see which dates work for everyone. It's multiple choice, so pick as many as you want, and also sign it with your Minecraft IGN. ICly, the characters can of course bring any potential members, so they're also welcome to use the poll too.


Adam/Byrne Sybbyl Sir Jase Opal


Alright! It looks like the 16th is the best date for most people! I will make the thread accordingly!​
 

Blorbis83

Lord of Altera
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Blorbis83
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UPDATE!

We now have a short and long-term goals list! Expect some more public announcements from the Workers' Party as well as an upcoming outreach program to find workers fair and honest employment!
 
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