[IMC Dispatch] Fwd: 5/01 Boston Convergence Against Capitalism
sofiajt at yahoo.com
Tue Apr 26 14:13:12 PDT 2005
Is this a different thing? I'm confused!
--- David Rolde <davidrolde at comcast.net> wrote:
> To: bostonmarch20 at yahoogroups.com
> From: David Rolde <davidrolde at comcast.net>
> Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2005 11:43:47 -0400
> Subject: [BostonMarch20] Fwd: 5/01 Boston
> Convergence Against Capitalism
> >MAY DAY 2005: BOSTON CONVERGENCE AGAINST CAPITALISM
> >Sunday, May 1
> >No Bosses, No Borders:
> >Into the Streets for Freedom for Immigrants & All
> Working People!
> >On International Workers Day, we call for people of
> Boston and New England
> >to take to the streets in opposition to capitalism.
> Capitalism is the
> >enemy of the worker, the enemy of the immigrant,
> the enemy of all freedom
> >loving people. We reject its wars, its governments,
> its immigration laws,
> >and its exploitation and degradation of life.
> >We stand for a world free of bosses and borders.
> One day we will abolish
> >them and seize control of our own lives,
> workplaces, and communities. In
> >the meantime, this May Day, we will take back the
> streets of this city and
> >stand in solidarity with the struggles of immigrant
> workers. We will make
> >anti-capitalist resistance visible again. We will
> give new life to the new
> >world that's in our own hearts and the hearts of
> working people
> >12:30 - Converge at Boston Common at Park & Tremont
> >1:00 - Anti-Capitalist March through Downtown
> >2:00 - Immigrant Rights Rally at Copley Place
> >5:00 - Benefit for ABC No Rio at 45 Mount Auburn St
> >11:00 - Reclaim the Streets in Harvard Square
> >Bring friends and lovers and fellow workers. Bring
> pots and pans, drums
> >and instruments, songs and banners and flags. Bring
> creativity and
> >History of Struggle
> >May Day was born in the struggles of workers here
> in America in 1886, when
> >general strikes broke out across the land and were
> met with bloody
> >repression - including the Haymarket Massacre in
> Chicago, followed by the
> >frameup and death sentences of anarchist labor
> organizers Parsons, Spies,
> >Fischer, Engel, Lingg, Fielden, Schwab and Neebe.
> >Every year since, workers all over the world have
> marked May Day with mass
> >mobilizations, work stoppages, and other direct
> actions. In the place
> >where it all began, the forces of reaction have
> done all they can to make
> >us forget. Yet we remember with our feet: We
> remember in the streets.
> >Boston and eastern Massachusetts has been a
> historic center of working
> >class resistance to tyranny and exploitation, from
> the Boston Tea Party to
> >the Bread & Roses Strike to community struggles
> against segregation,
> >gentrification and corporate invasion.
> >Join us in the streets of Boston as the Spirit of
> '76 and '86 rises again!
> >Called by BAAM. To endorse or otherwise get in
> touch: maydayboston at yahoo.com
"Truly, there is no future without forgiveness." Desmond Tutu
"Non-violence is not inaction. It is not discussion. It is not for the timid or weak...Non-violence is hard work. It is the willingness to sacrifice. It is the patience to win." Cesar Chavez
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