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Ralph Nader Takes it to the Street - Wall Street October 4th - Noon (english)
13 Sep 2002
FREE EVENT TO THE PUBLIC!!!

This rally will unify the plights of workers, shareholders, and pensioners in a common cause for a crackdown on corporate crime and basic corporate reform. - Ralph Nader (article 1)
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RALPH NADER, along with numerous national entertainers and speakers, is “TAKING IT TO THE STEET” to demand a “CRACKDOWN ON CORPORATE CRIME.”

IT’S TIME FOR WORKERS, INVESTORS AND PENSIONERS TO UNITE!

WHO: Ralph Nader, internationally acclaimed singer/songwriter Patti Smith, Author and Professor Francis Fox Piven, Cartoonist Tom Tomorrow, and other national performers and speakers. The ink isn't finished drying on the flyers yet!

WHERE: Steps of Federal Hall, Facing the New York Stock Exchange On the Corner of Wall St. and Broad St.

WHEN: Friday, October 4th, at Noon.

CALL (212)349-6460 or visit www.DemocracyRising.org to Volunteer or get more Event information.

The plundering of retirement accounts, the job and investment losses flowing from the looting by executives, the fraudulent accounting, and the brazen criminality that we see paraded across the headlines have given us a unique moment, the opportunity of a lifetime to rescue our government from corporate control.

Now, as some of the vastly overpaid and crooked bosses of the Corporate State face the prospect of going to jail, our political “leaders” are suddenly embracing our language.

This Wall Street weekend will launch a series of events nationwide to channel the peoples’ sense of anger and proper indignation into a focused and disciplined movement to break the grip of over-reaching corporate power.

Our task is to have them embrace not just our words, but our agenda.

NOW IS THE TIME TO:

Ø Jail Corporate Crooks
Ø Protect Worker’s Pensions
Ø Promote Socially Responsible Business
Ø Stop Corporate Tax Dodgers
Ø Protect Main Street from Wall St.

For more details on the “Corporate Reform Agenda,” go to www.citizenworks.org or dowload the document attached to this e-mail!

WE NEED YOUR HELP!

To make this rally a huge success, we need hundreds of volunteers to lend their time & energy to this project.

Only with your support can we pack tens of thousands of people in front of the New York Stock Exchange and send a clear message to our Nation’s leaders.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: This operation is going full swing until October 4th. WE NEED VOLUNTEERS ALL DAY, EVERY DAY.

IMPORTANT VOLUNTEER TASKS:

§ Flyering/Postering communities and campuses
§ Phone Banking supporters from 6pm – 9pm, Sunday - Thursday
§ Media Work
§ Community/Regional Outreach
§ Volunteer Coordinating
§ Creative Art Design for Spectacles at the Rally
§ And plenty of other important work….

YOU ARE NEEDED!

THIS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

This rally will unify the plights of workers, shareholders, and pensioners in a common cause for a crackdown on corporate crime and basic corporate reform.

After this event will be an event by the Green Party at the Ethical and Cultural Society on W 64th Street Off of Central Park in New York. All are invited to this and Ralph Nader will be there
See also:
www.democracyrising.org, www.citizenworks.org
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