The issues-cleansed “debate” on the “Great Center’s” Stage approaches, (along with our protests on 10/1 and 10/3) soon followed by what our allies call a “realistic” not “idealistic” election choice. If we don’t get on the backs of our “allies” about issues and tactics, who knows who or what will be on all our backs soon.
The exclusion of Nader and our issues from this corporate media debate or any other daily debate held on "the issues", is hardly a "conspiracy" as many accuse us of crying. In these days of mega-PR firms, rightwing think tanks and merging corporate media with consolidating ties to and ownership by multinationals (including military contractors like GE), its is just a profitable, "clean" business.
Indymedia Activists! let's make sure we're both inside and outside the presidential debates and challenge them to refuse us credentials to cover the debates. Fax your requestions to 202-228-1142. See below for the complete press release from the CPD.
Mass mobilizations can work, but only if they don’t take the place of resistance in our own hometowns. Only by organizing at home can we build an anti-capitalist movement broad enough and strong enough to win.