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Illinois Green congressional candidate joins Coalition of Imokalee Workers demonstration

Green congressional candidate Laurel Lambert Schmidt will be present today at a demonstration outside of Trader Joe’s, in favor of the Coalition of Imokalee Workers‘ attempts to organize tomato pickers, as reported here:

La Grange, IL —

Activists from Near West Citizens for Peace and Justice, Third Unitarian Social Action and Fair Food Chicago will host an informational picket of the Trader Joe’s store in La Grange from noon to 1 p.m.

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Peace and Freedom Party: Solidarity with Wisconsin’s Workers and Students

Posted on February 22, 2011 by the State Executive Committee of the Peace and Freedom Party:

The Peace and Freedom Party stands in solidarity with Wisconsin’s worker and student demonstrations. We demand:

* The Wisconsin Legislature kill the bill that would deny collective bargaining to state workers
* Governor Walker refrain from calling in the National Guard or police
* Education and union jobs are a right
* Cancel interest payments to the banks
* Tax the rich and their corporations

We applaud the workers and students of Wisconsin for leading the way in a “people’s filibuster” while Democrats hide out to deny a quorum to the Republicans.… Read more ...

Socialist Party USA: Socialism and the Spirit of Tahrir Square

By Andrea Pason and Billy Wharton, co-chairs Socialist Party USA- February 11, 2011
Socialist Webzine:


Tahrir Square transformed the idea of democracy from a stale ritual that occurs every few years to an open ended struggle for freedom.

We send greetings to the working people of Egypt on the day of their victorious struggle to depose the dictator Hosni Mubarak.… Read more ...

PSL: ‘Thousands of people protest near Ground Zero in opposition to racist Tea Party rally’

PSLweb.org:

 

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New York City, Sept. 11, 2010

Thousands of people rallied today in lower Manhattan in defense of
the Muslim, Arab American and South Asian communities that have been
increasingly demonized in recent months.

The demonstration dwarfed the smaller right-wing, racist mobilization
that was organized in opposition to the planned construction of an
Islamic Community Center several blocks from the site of the former
World Trade Center in lower Manhattan.… Read more ...

Peace and Freedom Party, Communist Party USA, Green Party to join Demonstration against British Petroleum, May 27 in Berkeley

Posted at http://peaceandfreedom.org:

Demonstrate against British Petroleum (BP) and their destruction of the Gulf of Mexico and rally for complete reimbursement of damages caused by the oil spill!

* Restoration of the damaged Gulf environment, now and for the next 20 years
* Compensation for workers and businesses
* Complete retesting of all offshore oil rigs

When: Thursday, May 27, 11:30am to 1:00pm
Where: University Avenue and Oxford Street, Berkeley (near site of proposed BP building)
Contact: 51O-548-6117, mmartynn@yahoo.com

Supported by the Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism; the Peace and Freedom Party; Communist Party USA; the Green Party; WILPF (East Bay); Berkeley City Councilmembers Kriss Worthington, Jesse Arreguin, and Max Anderson; and School Board Member John Selawsky.… Read more ...

Smaller Parties Again Demonstrate in Front of Schwarzenegger Fund-Raising Event Concerning Proposition 14

Ballot Access News:

On May 24, twelve minor party and independent activists demonstrated in front a Sacramento restaurant. Inside, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger appeared. Guests paid $5,000 each to be at the event, and the money went toward the campaign for Proposition 14, the top-two measure on the June 8 ballot.

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Socialist Party USA Participates in Wall Street Demonstrations

Posted at The Socialist Webzine. Reposted to IPR by Paulie.




Socialist Party USA members took part in two mobilizations on Wall Street to protest against the financial crisis and the ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Thousands participated in these events as popular anger over capitalism’s endless cycles of economic crisis and war continues to build.Read more ...

On March 21st, several third parties joined anti-war/anti-occupation marches

On Saturday, March 21st, the group A.N.S.W.E.R. called for an action: “March on the Pentagon: Occupation is a Crime.” At least three third party groups endorsed the event.

The Party for Socialism and Liberation and the Socialist Party USA encouraged members to attend the march in Washington, DC. The Peace and Freedom Party — a socialist, feminist party based in California, which has more recently worked on national outreach — marched in a parallel march in San Francisco.… Read more ...