DAVID ROVICS : Hang a Flag in the Window / No War on Iraq
David Rovics offers in song his analysis of US foreign and domestic policy: “The Axis of Evil / We’ll bomb ‘em down the skids / There’ll be no more terrorists / Once we kill their kids / People may starve / And economies may crumble / But those folks’ll just / Have to learn to be more humble….” With Allie Rosenblatt April 21, 02 DC Colombia Mobilization.
Note I use "masses" in a neutral way not implying anything other than attempts to connect people who are receptive to independent forms of media, some of which listen to independent (..radical..on the banks of the Charles) radio shows but other than hearing about an event they know it's fruitless to wait for the daily accident/weather station or corproate paper to report any progessive actions or various ways of living. What to do? I hear bits of this in most of Howard Zinn's speaking though not as inarticulated as what follows.
Print this and give it to all your friends and put it on car windshields. Even if you are a "green" or something else, the information is still worth underscoring because it isn't just about picking a party (the Democrats are essentially the same as Republicans in many ways)
October 4, Boston--Last night, more than one thousand janitors from
the Service Employees' International Union (SEIU) local 615 (formerly
local 254) marched from Copley Square to the Prudential Center in a
festive, celebratory action. It was the fourth day of their city-wide strike against UNICCO and other cleaning service providers.