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GENERAL STRIKE: Oct 3rd - Oct 10th
03 Oct 2000
A week-long GENERAL STRIKE has been declared by rank-and-file workers,
teachers and students in Boston to protest the election fraud perpetrated by
the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD).
GENERAL STRIKE: Tuesday, October 3rd - Tuesday, October 10th

A week-long GENERAL STRIKE has been declared by rank-and-file workers,
teachers and students in Boston to protest the election fraud perpetrated by
the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD).

The corporate-funded and illegal CDP has continued to exclude popular,
non-Republicratic candidates from participating in America's "official"
presidential debates.

Numerous surveys of likely voters reveal a great deal of support exists for
the Green Party's Ralph Nader (60.9 percent) and Reform candidate Pat Buchanan
(58.7 percent) to be allowed to participate in the presidential debates.

As a result of "our government's" anti-democratic election process, the
October General Strike has been declared. Consequently, Boston - and perhaps
the USA - will go without the taxed but unrepresented labor of truck drivers,
electricians and electrical manufacturers, metal and plastic workers, tool and
die makers, sheet metal workers, warehouse workers, custodians, clerical
workers, instructors, researchers, students, scientists, librarians, day-care
workers and all citizens who understand that an ill-informed democracy is a
non-democracy.

The General Strike will begin on Tuesday, October 3rd and continue for one
week until Tuesday, October 10th.


http://www.greens.org - Globalize Democracy.

http://www.votenader.org - Run with Ralph.

http://www.tompaine.com - Common Sense.

http://www.futurenet.org - Yes! Positive Futures.

http://www.indymedia.org - Independent Media Center.

http://www.transaction.net - What is Money?

http://www.grb.net - Global Currency for the 21st Century.

http://www.cinetopia.net - The Power of Light.

http://www.freespeech.org - Share Your Mind.

Comments

Long Past Due
03 Oct 2000
Great Call--Long since overdue action!!! I trust the strike will spread nation-wide.
Green Party Ohio
This is silly
03 Oct 2000
This is silly.

Of all those organizations you list, is there one that can call out workers on a strike? Are there any workers' organizations? Are there any unions?

No.

There was a union presence in the streets tonight, I believe. It was there for Gore. Did they all tell you, oh, we're wrong, we're going to go out on strike instead because we're mad that our candidate excludes third parties?

Who ARE these workers who will go out on strike? I mean, name them. Point them out. They're not there. You need tens, hundreds of thousands to make a general strike work. Can you point out a hundred? Or do you really think that general strikes happen by posting a call for one on the internet?