[mgj-discuss] Beyond the G20: Bike Ride & Gathering to Protest the G20, Monday 9/14
nbloch at igc.org
Fri Sep 11 14:46:51 EDT 2009
Beyond the G20
*Monday, September 14, 2009*
*11:00 AM. GLOBAL JUSTICE BIKE RIDE*
Meet in Dupont Circle (at the fountain) for a global justice bike ride!
Earth-supporting cyclists will bike to emblematic locations in the city to
demonstrate why and how we're moving beyond the G20. This is a bike ride for
earth justice supporters, cycling enthusiasts, and anyone who wants to bike
beyond the G20.
*No permit*: This will be a festive group ride through the city and we do
not have a permit for it.
*1:00 PM. "BEYOND THE G20" GATHERING*
Meet at Murrow Park (18th & H St NW) for a global justice party! This is a
"Beyond the G20" party where we discuss alternatives to their harmful plans
and discuss why we oppose the G20 and are building a better world, beyond
the G20 and its plans for more unfair policies, corporate globalization, and
trampling the earth
*Speakers*: Basav Sen; Ruth Castel-Branco, Jobs with Justice; Sameer
Dossani, Amnesty International; Xavier Bure Xuijano; Nadine Bloch,
Mobilization for Climate Justice
Also expecting: Ted Stein's Anticapitalist Dr. Suess Puppet Show, a
resistance brass band
*The G20 will be meeting behind the closed doors of their fortress in
Pittsburgh Sept 24 and 25. But here in DC and all over the world, we are
moving beyond the G20 and building a better world...*
*Greening beyond the G20*
*Community beyond the G20*
*Thinking beyond the G20*
*Biking beyond the G20*
*Making peace beyond the G20*
*Moving beyond the G20*
*Dancing beyond the G20*
*...toward a better world*
On September 14, let's show the G20 and those in power in Washington DC how
we are moving beyond their regime of unfair policies, corporate
globalization, and trampling the earth.
Come out for a Beyond the G20 party where we discuss alternatives to their
The G20 is a meeting of the most powerful government elites from the 20 most
powerful countries whose decisions have made life harder for most people on
earth. The last time they met, they decided to re-fund the International
Monetary Fund (IMF), a destructive bank that forces harmful policies on poor
countries, and they decided to bailout banks across the world while the
world's people bled. In Pittsburgh, these leaders are expected to serve up
more of the same poison.
On September 14, let's gather, party, and discuss to show the elites in
Washington DC how we are moving beyond their regime of unfair policies,
corporate globalization, and taxing the people.
Questions? Please contact: Lacy MacAuley, (202) 445-4692, twitter
@lacymacauley, *lacymacauley at gmail.com*
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