Thursday May 1, the ILWU is shutting down all west coast ports in protest of the continued occupation of Iraq.
Now that ought to get some attention! It will have an even bigger impact if you take a personal day off work and join them.
This is a California labor protest against an unjustified war. The ILWU and Immigrants rights groups need a huge turnout so that the media will have to stop ignoring the fact that most Americans want to end this war.
May 1, the ILWU, INTERNATIONAL LONGSHORE AND WAREHOUSE UNION is stopping work to protest the continued occupation of Iraq.
Thursday May 1st
See http://maydayilwu.googlepages.comfor more information
March with Longshore workers in San Francisco
10:30 AM assemble at ILWU Hall in the Embarcadero area near Mason and Beach
NOON rally at Justin Herman Plaza
Bring good shoes, extra water, a hat and probably some lunch!
March for Immigrant rights in San Francisco
2 PM assemble in Dolores park and march to Civic Center
5 PM rally at Civic Center
March for Immigrant Rights in Oakland (and carry an Anti-War sign)
3 PM assemble at Fruitvale Bart, march to Oakland City Hall
6 pm rally and community celebration at Frank Ogawa Plaza
Can’t join us on May 1? Please write letters to the editor and support groups that are working to support veterans and get us out of this horrible occupation.
"Anyone seeking to preserve America’s fragile democracy must first understand the scope and magnitude of the powers aligned against it." -Jim Hightower