[mgj-discuss] World Bank/IMF spring meetings April 22-23 and
April anti-war demo
chuck at mutualaid.org
Wed Dec 7 19:03:21 GMT 2005
> The spring meetings are going to be April 22-23, 2006. US Labor Against
> the War just issued a call for a big anti-war demo in April in DC(ugh!).
> The do not have specific dates so I think we should talk about if MGJ
> wants to approach them and ask for the anti-war demo to be another
> weekend or not. Its not a big deal and I don't think we should make it a
> big deal. MGJ is on to something good right now!
If we want respect, it's time to ask them, and any other coalition, to
respect the anti-globalization movement and do their protests another
weekend. What these groups are doing is trying to put their banner in
front of the anti-globalization movement in hopes of peeling off some
people for their stuff. ANSWER has been doing this to us for years and
UFPJ did it to us this past September. When these outside groups call
for their protests on the same weekend, it sabotages the
We aren't going to be respected by these other groups if we don't stand
up and ask them to change their plans. That letter last week from the
Mobe to UFPJ was an excellent start.
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