Rally on April 4th at Mass Republican Party Headquarters - (3/29/2011)
On April 4, 1968,
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, where he had
gone to stand with sanitation workers demanding their dream: the right
to bargain collectively for a voice at work and a better life. The
workers were trying to form a union with AFSCME.
On April 4, 2011, join union members, community activists, people of faith, students, youth, LGBTQ, civil rights, and immigrant rights allies to stand in solidarity with working people
in Wisconsin, Ohio, Indiana, and dozens of other states where
well-funded, right-wing corporate politicians are trying to take away
the rights Dr. King gave his life for: the freedom to bargain, to vote,
to afford a college education and justice for all workers, immigrant and
native-born. It’s a day to show movement with actions, teach-ins,
worksite discussions, vigils, faith events – a day to be creative, but
clear: We are one.
It’s time to come together to curb unchecked corporate power. Who will control our communities: working people or corporations?
In Dr. King’s words:
am convinced that if we are to get on the right side of the world
revolution, we as a nation must undergo a radical revolution of values.
We must rapidly begin the shift from a thing-oriented society to a
person-oriented society. When machines and computers, profit motives and
property rights, are considered more important than people, the giant
triplets of racism, extreme materialism, and militarism are incapable of
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