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Anti-Capitalist Convergence on the WEF Meeting

by Anti-Capitalist Convergence Thursday, Jan. 03, 2002 at 8:50 PM

Anti-capitalist call to action against the WEF meeting in New York City. The new mayor says that the anti-globalization movement is dead. Let's proove him wrong.

Anti-Capitalist Convergence on the WEF Meeting

New York City

"The mayor-elect is greatly looking forward to this event and thinks it

sends exactly the right message about New York's role as the business

capital of the world," said Bloomberg spokesman Ed Skyler. City and

World Economic Forum officials also note that one factor working in

their favor is the diminished furor, particularly after Sept. 11, of the

American anti-globalization movement, which was never as aggressive as

its European counterpart."

Website (for this week):

http://www.abolishthebank.org/wef2002.html

Official websites (will be active by the end of this week):

Another World is Possible Coalition

http://www.anotherworldispossible.com/

Anti-Capitalist Covergence-New York City

http://www.accnyc.org/

Updated: January 2, 2002

CALL FOR AN ANTI-CAPITALIST CONVERGENCE AGAINST THE WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM

IN NEW YORK CITY (JANUARY 31- FEBRUARY 4)

JOIN US AS NEW YORKERS STRIKE BACK AGAINST CORPORATE TERROR

For years now, the CEOs of major corporations, hundreds of top

international government officials and just plain rich people - from

Bill Gates to Bill Clinton - have been meeting every year in Davos,

Switzerland. This is where the real rulers of the world give the

politicians their marching orders. This is where the schemes that lead

to atrocities like GATT and the WTO are actually hatched. And this year,

the dining club for the world ruling class will be held at the Waldorf

Astoria hotel in Midtown Manhattan.

The WEF is moving here because they were effectively chased out of

Switzerland by a concerted campaign of direct action. They think that

here in New York we're shell-shocked, punch-drunk, and maybe we are but

- whaddya fuckin' kiddin' me?

This is a provocation. While thousands of New Yorkers are still burying

their dead, trying to patch together shattered lives, and desperately

trying to see how they can continue to pay insanely high New York City

rents after being laid off from their jobs, the richest and most

powerful men on earth have decided to come and party on the wreckage -

to celebrate, no doubt, the billions of dollars of taxpayer money

they've just been handed by their respective governments and explore new

opportunities to profiteer from permanent global warfare. Do they think

we have no pride? No self-respect? That we're just going to sit back and

let this happen?

As our heroic firefighters have shown us, the moratorium on direct

action in New York is over.

We are calling for for a joyous, creative resistance to the WEF's

stifling grey culture of corporate conformity; actions whose diversity

of tactics will reflect the rich diversity of our city's communities. We

are calling for actions based on principles of non-hierarchy, passionate

opposition to patriarchy, white supremacy, and rule-by-elite, and the

vision of a world in which no one has to live in fear or daily terror.

We are calling for a world in which states and their wars, the economic

violence and insecurity promulgated by their corporate overlords, the

hideous legacy of 500 years of colonialism and racism, and the violence

and intolerance of every kind of crusader and religious fanatic will

finally be banished from this earth.

It's not a pipe dream. Nothing is impossible if we refuse to live in

fear.

WOULD YOU CARE TO JOIN US IN A SOCIAL REVOLUTION?

RSVP

Waldorf Astoria Hotel

New York City

January 31-February 4

ENDORSERS

Society for Creative Anarchism (Williamsburg, Virginia)

Zek Liberation Collective (Washington, District of Columbia)

Infoshop.org (Cyberspace)

flag.blackened.net (Cyberspace)

Arthur J. Miller (Bayou La Rose)

Tension Collective (New Orleans, Louisiana)

Words Are Not Enough (Washington, District of Columbia)

R Stockwell, IWW, IU 610

White Pines Affinity Group (Albany, New York)

Instant Antiwar Action Group (Vermont / iaag@mail2usa.com)

Aron Pieman Kay - Global Pastry Uprising (Rainbow Affinity Group)

CrimethInc. Special Forces

NOLA Anarchy (New Orleans, Louisiana)

Kevin Keating, Mission Yuppie Eradication Project (San Francisco,

California)

Tute Nere Collective (Washington, District of Columbia)

we do not exist (n'existons pas)

Starhawk

Northwest Anarchist Prisoner Support Network

Free and Critter Legal Defense Committee

Cascadia Media Collective

le Sous-sol Collective (Eugene, Oregon)

Student Peace Action Network (SPAN)

Red And Black Flag Collective (Montreal)

Black Touta (Toronto, Ontario)

Anti-Capitalist Convergence Philippines

Chicago Direct Action Network

Chicago Anti-Capitalist Convergence

Blue Ridge Earth First!

Urban Guerrilla Division, Earth Liberation Front

Malachy Kilbride

Colorado Anarchist Network (CAN-Denver, Ft Collins, Boulder- wide)

Redneck Liberation Army (Richmond, Virginia)

NYC Direct Action Network

Killing King Abacus (Santa Cruz, California)

Chumbawamba

Paul Krassner (the Realist)

Doug Henwood (Left Business Observer)

Stanley Aronowitz (CUNY)

The transnational corporations observatory (France)

Class War Baltimore

North American Earth Liberation Prisoners Support Network (Eugene,

Oregon)

Mark Taylor, Educators for Mumia Abu-Jamal, Professor of Religion and

Culture, Princeton Theological Seminary

Roots Media collective (NY)

Midnight Notes Collective, publishers of Midnight Notes

Connecticut Global Action Network (CGAN)

People's Law Collective (NYC)

Desiderata Collective (New Brunswick, New Jersey)

Steve Ongerth

la CLAC - Convergence des luttes anti-capitalistes (Montreal, Canada)

Wu Ming (Italy)

The Thomas Paine Park Group (NYC)

CRAFT - Chicago Revolutionary Artists for Fair Trade

Daybreak Anarchist Collective (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

Food not Bombs (Middletown, Connecticut)

Left Turn

San Francisco Independent Media Center

Anti-Capitalist Convergence (Washington, DC)

Hartford CT Food Not Bombs

To endorse, send the name of your group or your name to:

info@abolishthebank.org

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