[Imc-chicago-audio] Can anyone record audio of this event?
me at spencerthayer.com
Fri Feb 4 06:26:04 PST 2011
Didn't this happen over two months ago?
Cordially in your face-
but still cordially,
Spencer "Thunderball" Thayer!
On Feb 3, 2011 10:25 PM, "Mitchell Szczepanczyk" <mitchell at szcz.org> wrote:
> *See below. Can anyone record audio of this event? If so and if you
> can get it to me, I can get it on both WLUW and WHPK. Thanks.
> -- Mitchell
> *UNITY TO RESIST GOVERNMENT CRIMES*
> -- FBI raids, grand juries, detention without trials, torture,
> deportation, assassinations-- instruments of government terror against
> those who refuse to be silent and stand up for rights.
> ---The right to resist.
> *-*Jose Lopez*--long-time organizer for Puerto Rican independence, who
> has experience of being jailed for refusing to talk to a Grand Jury,
> Executive Director of the Puerto Rican Cultural Center
> *-Stan Willis*-- Chicago Chair of the National Conference of Black
> Lawyers, and Black People Against Police Torture
> -*J.R*.-- organizer against evictions in the African-American and
> other communities and against other injustices
> *-Jorge Mujica*-- organizer on immigrant rights and May Day marches
> -TBA-- on government attacks in the U.S. on Middle Easterners,
> Muslims and Palestinians, and their resistance
> -*Joe Iosbaker*-- one of the 14 anti-war activists and organizers
> whose homes were raided on September 24, all of whom have refused
> to give testimony to the grand jury--and with an update on the
> additional 5 who have since been subpoened.
> *Wednesday, December 15, 6:30 pm,
> with light refreshments available courtesy of the forum co-sponsor,
> DePaul University's Peace, Justice, & Conflict Studies Program.
> The Forum program begins at 7 p.m. *
> *PLACE: DePaul University, Lincoln Park campus, Room 161 in
> the Schmidt Academic Center, 2320 N. Kenmore, 2 blocks from the Red Line
> Fullerton stop. *
> For further information, contact the Forum Committee at 773.250.3335
> or justice.yes at juno.com <mailto:justice.yes at juno.com>
> *WHY IS THE GOVERNMENT ESCALATING ATTACKS ON ORGANIZERS WHO ARE
> RESISTING ITS CRIMES?
> * The U.S. is escalating its war drive. Not only is it continuing its
> brutal occupations and wars against Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan, and
> its billions of dollars in support of the ruthless Israeli occupation of
> Palestine. It is also escalating its threats against Iran and North
> Korea and China.. It is increasing its efforts to stop the struggles for
> self-determination and social justice in Latin America.
> So the government needs a quiet home front to continue its
> terrorism and mass destruction abroad. It cannot tolerate those who are
> organizing inside the U.S. for the independence of Puerto Rico, for the
> rights of immigrants and against mass raids and deportations, for an end
> to the profiling and detentions of Muslims, Palestinians and other
> Middle Easterners, for the equal rights of African-Americans and against
> the repression and criminalization of youth, and for resistance fighters
> around the world.
> To maintain and extend its empire for the benefit of U.S.
> monopolies, the government wants to silence and paralyze all the
> movements against its injustice, and create scapegoats to divert
> attention away from the deaths and destruction it is responsible
> for. It needs to disrupt and destroy organizations and their work for
> To suppress those who refuse to be silent, who refuse to stop
> mobilizing people for resistance, the government has enacted more and
> more repressive laws which show that it does not recognize the rule of
> law and shreds the Bill of Rights. The 1996 Anti-terrorism
> and Effective Death Penalty Act and the 2001 Patriot Act greatly
> broadened the definition of terrorism and of "material support for
> terrorism." Government actions have repeatedly shown that this support
> can be legal activity, like advocacy for refugees, or providing
> humanitarian aid, or printing interviews. By "terrorists," the
> government means resistance fighters. The government-- itself the
> biggest terrorist the world has ever known--is declaring that organizers
> against its crimes should be severely punished for speaking or writing
> or marching or otherwise supporting resistance at home and abroad.
> The 14 anti-war activists who have recently received subpoenas
> to appear before a Grand Jury have-- like many others before them--
> stood up to say they will not cooperate with the witch hunts of the
> government. And five more activists have received subpoenas as of the
> second week of December.
> To resist the government's assaults on people's rights at home and
> abroad, we need to unite people from all the struggles to turn things
> around and PUT THE GOVERNMENT ON TRIAL !
> Let us together develop further an offensive against the
> government. Let's use all our creative energies to develop effective
> tactics to fight for the rights of all. Especially, let's together plan
> actions to bring out the close connections of all the resistance
> struggles at home and abroad, such as on the March anniversary of the
> invasion of Iraq and on May Day.
> We can win victories by mobilizing masses of people to go on the
> offensive against the U.S. government crimes.
> Let us reject the world U.S. imperialists have created and their
> claim that there's no alternative. Let us work toward a new democracy
> of our own making--a society where the rights of all are upheld and the
> people are empowered to govern and decide. --by Betty and Neal Resnikoff
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