Submitted by ujpadmin1 on Sat, 05/19/2012 - 10:03pm.
When: Sunday, May 20, 2012, 12:00 pm
Where: Petrillo Bandshell • 235 South Columbus Drive • Chicago
2012 May 20 - 12:00pm
President Obama calls for continued war in Afghanistan through 2014 and beyond
Join the Protest against NATO & the G8 in Chicago on May 20
As occupiers, workers and peace activists were taking to the streets for the most wide-spread May Day actions in the United States in decades, President Obama made a surprise visit to Afghanistan where he signed an agreement with Afghan President Hamid Karzi to keepU.S. troops in the country till 2014 and beyond. The agreement was signed right before the NATO summit to take place in Chicago on May 20 and 21. The war on Afghanistan is officially a NATO war, so the agreement signaled to the 28 NATO member countries that, despite the international outcry against the Afghanistan War, NATO w
If you can’t make it to Chicago, watch the conference plenaries via Livestream available here: http://bit.ly/K5KMjh. Plenaries are scheduled to begin at 9:30 Friday morning, 5:00 Friday afternoon, and 9:45 Saturday morning.
Submitted by ujpadmin1 on Wed, 11/30/2011 - 12:45pm.
When: Monday, December 5, 2011, 8:00 am
to Friday, December 9, 2011, 5:00 pm
Where: Washington, DC
2011 Dec 5 - 8:00am
2011 Dec 9 - 5:00pm
Join thousands of 99%-ers who are coming to Washington, DC during the first week of December to take back the Capitol from corporate control.
We can have a real impact as Congress deliberates the extension of unemployment insurance benefits for more than 2 million people and the deficit reduction recommendations of the Super-Committee—which could include devastating cuts that would destroy millions of jobs.
It’s time for the 99% to be a visible, peaceful presence on Capitol Hill. By day we’ll show up at Congressional hearings and K Street lobbyists’ offices, and by night we’ll crash in church auditoriums, union halls, and in tents around the Capitol.
Our goal is to remind Congress to represent all Americans—not just the richest 1%.