[mgj-discuss] Reasons we should get together!
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Thu Jun 4 21:47:30 EDT 2009
--- On Wed, 6/3/09, butterfly at lacy.com <butterfly at lacy.com> wrote:
> From: butterfly at lacy.com <butterfly at lacy.com>
> Subject: [mgj-discuss] Reasons we should get together!
> To: global-justice-action at googlegroups.com, mgj-discuss at lists.mutualaid.org
> Date: Wednesday, June 3, 2009, 6:07 PM
> Hey global justice activists!
> There are many big reasons that we should get together and
> discuss, sometime very soon, to plan for future action!
> 1) Congress, including the Democrats and Obama, are trying
> to find a way to get a bill to provide $100 billion more in
> US funding to the IMF. This is part of the $1.1 trillion
> that the G20 proposed be given to the IMF to "help poor
> countries through the economic crisis."
> 2) Panama trade agreement could come up for a vote in
> Congress very soon, which would extend hyper-capitalism --
> corporations gone wild -- to Panama and devastate this tiny
> 3) The Colombia and South Korea trade agreements are seen
> as the next logical step after Panama, but they are larger
> countries with more people and more resources and corporate
> interests are frothing at the mouth trying to gain access to
> all the cheap labor and resources they would provide,
> sacrificing more people and more planet for a little more
> 4) The next G20 meeting is September 24-26 in Pittsburgh.
> That gives us about four months to plan how we want to
> protest, how to be more effective, and how to disrupt the
> meetings, from the inside out!
> When and where should we get together?
> If we rest, they win. Just sayin.
> Lacy MacAuley
> (202) 445-4692
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