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PETITION: We Stand with Standing Rock: Stop DAPL! End the Violence! Honor Treaties!

Militarized police (from Indiana, North and South Dakota, Minnesota, Nebraska and Wyoming) have taken a side and are organizing with DAPL and the National Guard to suppress Indigenous Peoples and their supporters, initiating unwarranted violent force against nonviolent water and land protectors in a chilling reenactment of a deeply buried history. Please sign the following […]

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Call on the White House to Exit Afghanistan NOW!

After 12 years in Afghanistan, the longest war in U.S. history, it is time for our troops and contractors to come home now – leaving no one behind. Secretary of State John Kerry and President Hamid Karzai are finalizing negotiations to keep as many as 10,000 troops in Afghanistan for years to come. The Obama […]

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Civics 101: Cutting Defense Means Not Voting for $642.5 Billion for US Military

by Carolyn Eisenberg and Gael Murphy Some readers probably heard on the news how the Democrats were hopping mad when the House Republicans voted recently to overturn the “sequester” on the Pentagon budget, enacted at the end of the year as part of the deficit reduction deal. With that money restored, House Republicans cheerfully went […]

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A Thank You from the Legislative Working Group

Last week for the first time, the majority of Democrats voted in favor of the Lee Amendment limiting funding for the Afghanistan War to the safe and orderly withdrawal of US troops and security contractors. (101 ayes, 79 Noes). This represents a sea-change of opinion from the time that Rep. Barbara Lee stood alone among her House colleagues […]

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originally posted here When: Sunday May 20 Rally and March 9AM Where: Rally Grant Park South of the Lincoln Monument at (E. Balbo Ave. and S. Columbus Dr.) We, Afghanistan and Iraq veterans, from around the country will converge in Chicago on May 20th to march to the NATO summit and ceremoniously return our medals to NATO […]

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Confronting Corporate Power: Bank of America

Converge for Justice Occupy Wall Street, South Break Up BOA’s Business as Usual! May 6-9, Charlotte, NC On May 6-9 people from across the country and world will be converging in Charlotte, NC, home of Bank of America’s Headquarters and their annual Shareholder meeting, to demand an end to their practices that are bankrupting our […]

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Direct Action: The 99% Takeover of the Wells Fargo Annual General Meeting

  Tuesday, April 24th at 10am
Meet at Justin Herman Plaza
Mass sit-in and rally March to Shareholder Meeting at Merchants Exchange Building 465 California St., SF

 Wells Fargo has hurt millions of people around the country with their bad practices. Almost every section of our communities have been impacted by this bank and there are so […]

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OWS May Day 2012

**Call to action, Originally posted here** Occupy Wallstreet stands in solidarity with the calls for a day without the 99% On May 1st, 2012, we are creating a new kind of holiday – A People’s Holiday – One that’s not just yet another flavor of consumerism, but is explicitly about imagining a world beyond consumerism. […]

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The 99% vs. War & Injustice: Counter-Summit for Peace and Economic Justice Chicago, May 18 – 19, 2012

In May, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) will meet in Chicago to plan continued counter-terrorism war in Afghanistan beyond 2014, increases in military spending, future wars modeled after the disastrous Libyan regime change war, and expansion of the so-called missile defense system. On the eve of the summit, the NATO-Free Future Network for Global […]

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Vigil to stop a war on Iran: Friday, February 24, 7 pm at Love Park

United for Peace & Justice PROTEST U.S. DOUBLE STANDARDS: END U.S. NUCLEAR MISSILE TESTS! NO WAR ON IRAN! MOVE THE MONEY FROM THE PENTAGON TO THE PEOPLE Vigil: Friday, February 24, 7 pm at Love Park in Philadelphia 15th and JFK on the NW corner at City Hall one block north of Market Street on […]

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