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Forum Post: United Front Against Austerity, Public Assembly

Posted 5 years ago on Oct. 26, 2012, 2:30 a.m. EST by arturo (3169) from Shanghai, Shanghai
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Saturday, October 27, 2012 12:00 pm — 6:00 pm


Walker Auditorium / INN World Report 56 Walker Street New York, NY 10013 One and one half blocks south of Canal Street, between Church & Broadway


To organize an effective opposition to the impending austerity offensive; agitate to shift the burden of the economic depression onto Wall Street oligarchs; and to build momentum toward a genuine political revolution of, by and for the people. Participants will hear proposals from distinguished speakers, engage in floor debate, and vote on vital strategic matters. The UFAA intends to build on Wisconsin and Occupy — with decisions, demands and action. Speakers:

Cindy Sheehan — Antiwar Activist Webster G. Tarpley — Author, historian and economist Dr. W. Randy Short — SCLC, University of Virginia Don DeBar — Founder, Community Progressive Radio Anthony Monteiro — African-American Studies, Temple University Dr. Jay Arena — Professor of Sociology, College of Staten Island, CUNY Eric Lerner — Popular science writer and Occupy Wall Street activist Rev. Edward Pinkney — Benton Harbor, Michigan activist (via Skype) Murrell Brooks — Political Science, Virginia Wesleyan College Eric Draitser — Independent journalist, StopImperialism.com Bruce Marshall, moderator — former Congressional candidate, Green Party of Vermont We will also play pre-recorded messages from:

Amelia Boynton Robinson — Civil rights leader Yanis Varoufakis — Political economist, Greek SYRIZA coalition Glen Ford — Radio host, Black Agenda Report Stephen Lendman — Research Associate, Center for Research on Globalization David Swanson — Activist, blogger and author




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[-] 1 points by hchc (3297) from Tampa, FL 5 years ago

That looks like its going to be quite the educatinal event, wish they would go on a tour.

[-] 0 points by frogmanofborneo (602) from New York, NY 5 years ago

I fear this show organized by the Larouchies I would guess is bound to be a disaster. I hope I'm wrong.

[-] -1 points by Brython (-146) 5 years ago

I've been on economic lockdown ever since 'Bama took office; in fact "Austerity Now!" seems to be the cry nationwide.

[-] -2 points by Grimreaper2 (-318) 5 years ago

May I ask what is a "genuine political revolution...?

[-] 2 points by arturo (3169) from Shanghai, Shanghai 5 years ago

One that is of, by and for the people.

[-] -2 points by Grimreaper2 (-318) 5 years ago

That is not an answer.

[-] 2 points by arturo (3169) from Shanghai, Shanghai 5 years ago

Your criticism of my answer is a simplistic assertion without any reasoning behind it.

[-] -2 points by Grimreaper2 (-318) 5 years ago

Nope. Apparently you don't know what that type of government is. Big surprise. Perhaps you should go ask your master LaRouche for your answer.

[-] 1 points by arturo (3169) from Shanghai, Shanghai 5 years ago

"Nope" you say? Then what was the reasoning behind your assertion? If there was a reason you would have said "That is not an answer because..."