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End the war. Stop the bail-outs. No more warrantless surveillance. No more torture. Stop the madness. Fight the power.

Global Day of Civil-Disobedience

A broad movement of campaigners and organizations is calling on everybody to take action. On 11 October 2008, concerned people in many countries will take to the streets, the motto being "Freedom not fear 2008".

In order to protest we will take to the streets in many cities in many countries on 11 October 2008.

Politicians need to see that we are willing to take to the streets for the protection of our liberties!

You can find the latest information on the protest marches and the links of participating cities at our website:

http://www.votestrike.com


http://www.votestrike.org


http://www.votestrike.ning.com

Stop the Bail-Outs

No BailOut! No BailOut for the Banks! We have been ripped off of our own resources, jobs and taxes. WE HAVE PLENTY of natural resources in our country OIL, TECHNOLOGY, AGRICULTURE to give Americans the money and jobs WE NEED. The Bankers and CEOs are worried about keeping their excessive life styles. NO BAILOUT!! Stand Up and demand JUSTICE.

Accountability - fire executives of failed companies as done in the UK, and abrogate their severance packages.

No Warrantless Wire-Taps

  • no blanket registration of all air travellers (PNR data)
  • no information exchange with the US and other states lacking effective data protection
  • no secret searches of private computer systems, neither online nor offline
  • no blanket surveillance and filtering of internet communications (EU Telecoms-Package)
  • abolish the blanket logging of our communications and locations (data retention)
  • abolish the blanket collection of our biometric data as well as RFID passports
  • abolish the blanket collection of genetic data
  • abolish permanent CCTV camera surveillance and automatic detection techniques 
  • No More Torture

    In a submission to the UN in May, the Pentagon said that no more than eight youths, aged 13 to 17 at time of capture, were held at Guantánamo Bay. But a prisoner list released in 2006 in response to US freedom of information act litigation names 21 inmates under 18 when they arrived. A separate defence department admission brings the total to 22. Testimonies collected by the charity Reprieve, which represents 30 inmates at Guantánamo, indicate the actual number is much higher. 

    Why A Global Day of Civil Disobedience

    1. Bush and Brown have been kidnapping citizens of any country, of any age.

    2. After being kidnapped they are then held without trial without charges and often subjected to torture.

    3. Besides being held without charges or trial they are also denied access to lawyers family friends.

    4. They also have been given authority to spy on any citizen in any country without a warrant. Enter anyone's home or business in any country without a warrant.

    5. Bush/Brown can and have open your mail, read your emails, keep records of what you buy and where you shop, keep records on all of your internet searches, listen in on your phone calls, track your cell phone, etc. In America it is done under FISA by the NSA.

    6. Have carried out and continue to threaten any country with pre-emptive strikes.

    7. We do not believe that these are legal means by which to fight terrorism but a prelude to open fascism.  And a global war on terror requires a global response,  a global General Strike.

    8. Our leaders have allowed the looting of our country through our national debt.

    9. Failed to provide for, prepare for, or act during the attacks on 9/11.

    10. Failed to secure our borders before or since 9/11.

    11. Failed to protect the safety of our food supply with adequate food inspectors.

    12. Failed to protect our pets, our children or us from faulty and deadly imports. Resulting in the loss of life.

    13. Failed to develop an Energy policy that moved us any closer towards independence.

    14. Failed to fund critical infrastructure resulting in the loss of life.

    15. Failed to provide an adequate response to our educational crisis. Resulting in a 50% drop out rate and massive over crowding. 

    16. Failed to wean banks off of super low interest rates weakening the dollar.

    17. Failed to obey and uphold the rule of law and our international treaties.

    18. Failed to defend and uphold the Constitution to the best of their ability.

    19. Failed to capture Bin Laden. Or stop Al Qaeda.

    20. Failed to secure Iraq.

    21. Failed to and continue to fail to provide troops with proper equipment, medical leave, rotation, training, etc.

    22. Creating and abetting the Sub-Prime crisis through legislation.

    Stop The Homegrown Terrorist Act

    Please use the link below to sign the petition to stop this bill: http://www.petitiononline.com/drop1959/

    Find a protest near YOU

    Participating countries and events planned:

    For info on Washington, DC rally contact: Katrina Rodriguez

    katrina@epic.org

    PHONE (202) 483-1140 annex 204 FAX (202) 483-1248

    Our causes are many but now is the time to make our voices as one. From the bright lights in Hong Kong to the truck stops in India. From hospitals in America where patients have died in emergency rooms waiting for hours to be seen, to the blood soaked streets of Palestine, the time is nigh to raise our voices on high tell every King, Dictator and presidential wannabe "Enough is Enough".

    Taking the day off, not buying anything. That part is easy. What's the hard part? Spreading the word, getting the message out, reminding The People that they have the power to shut it down.

    Tired of the run around, tired of fighting City Hall? Tired of being lied to?

    THEN SHUT 'EM DOWN

    Economic Strike on NOW!Oct. 11th 2008 Global Day of Civil-Disobedience Nov. 2-5th 2008 GLOBAL  GENERAL  STRIKE
     

     

     

    Whether you call it the world financial structure, the U.S. culture of waste, or the ability of the common man to make a decent living, the system is broken. It's time for the common man to go on strike. Join or support the March on Washingon (more...)
     

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    I signed the petition.... by Ty on Tuesday, Sep 23, 2008 at 4:56:27 PM