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World Can't Wait, Drive Out The Bush Regime - Nov 2nd

by Eric Einem Monday, Oct. 03, 2005 at 5:41 PM
eric@lapostcarbon.org

We believe that as people living in the United States it is our responsibility to resist the injustices done by our government in our names. Let’s unite to drive out the Bush Regime! We are ogranizing actions in Los Angeles as part of the resistance called for by The World Can't Wait & Not in Our Name.

The World Can't Wait
Drive out the Bush Regime Actions of Protest and Resistance in Los Angeles and accross the Nation on November 2nd Called for by national orgnaizations: The World Can't Wait and Not in Our Name.

Why the World Cant Wait?

Your government, on the basis of outrageous lies, is waging a murderous and utterly illegitimate war in Iraq, with other countries in their sights.

Your government  is openly torturing people, and justifying it. 

Your government  puts people in jail on the merest suspicion, refusing them lawyers, and either holding them indefinitely or deporting them in the dead of night

Your government  is moving each day closer to a theocracy, where a narrow and hateful brand of Christian fundamentalism will rule. 

Your government  suppresses the science that doesn’t fit its religious, political and economic agenda, forcing present and future generations to pay a terrible price. 

Your government  is moving to deny women here, and all over the world, the right to birth control and abortion.

Your government  enforces a culture of greed, bigotry, intolerance and ignorance.

How Do you Drive out a Regime?

To the thousands we spoke to at last weekend’s anti-war protests:

You met us. We listened to you. Almost all of you loved the idea of not waiting until 2006 or 2008, but the question you asked over and over again was: “How do you drive out a regime?” Here’s what we have to say:

Click here to donate to a World Can't Wait Radio Ad Campaign

In recent years, millions have spoken out, protested, refused to comply with outrageous new repressive measures, given money, voted, and more. Still, the Bush juggernaut of war, repression and hurtful fundamentalist morality has rolled ahead. All this has shown two things:

1. There are indeed tens of millions who are deeply disturbed by and opposed to the whole direction that the Bush administration is dragging our world into.

2. The will of the people means nothing to the Bush regime. The people’s will must be forged into an organized political resistance which repudiates and reverses the whole direction of society, and forces Bush himself from office.

Of course, everyone wants to know exactly what steps will be taken to create a political situation where these things happen. But setting out to drive out a regime, in particular this regime, in this country has never been done before and it is not possible to say exactly what steps will be required or what its final days will look like.

The future is unwritten. Right now, we need very urgently to start writing a new chapter.

Think about this: When four young people sat in at a lunch counter in the South, they didn’t know exactly what forms of struggle the Civil Rights movement would develop or how many and who would join them. When women and doctors developed networks to provide abortions and held speak-outs to make it legal, they didn’t know exactly what court ruling or piece of legislation would codify this right.

They did these things because living one more day without resistance was intolerable. And, by doing what was right and not compromising, they set new terms for society, changed what was deemed possible and realistic and were able to galvanize and activate many thousands more in ways that couldn’t have been predicted.

Today we are facing an unprecedented situation. The challenge is bigger, the stakes are higher, and the window of opportunity is being hammered shut rapidly. There is a moment to seize right now while public support for Bush is at its lowest and millions are seething with anger and aching with desire to affect things. The world cannot wait. The Bush regime must be driven from power. But, we must leave the comfortable ruts of familiar territory and politics-as-usual if we are to stand a chance.

Read More at http://www.worldcantwait.org/together/index.php

 

ACTIONS IN LOS ANGELES, CA:

http://www.worldcantwait.org/together/calendar.php#LOS_ANGELES_CA

November 2nd Events: 12:00 PM actions along Wilshire Blvd from Downtown to Santa Monica, rallying at 5:00 PM at the Westwood Federal Building, Wilshire & Westwood Blvds.

The World Can't Wait Los Angeles is planning a day of protest and resistance on Nov. 2nd. Leave work! Leave school! join in along Wilshire Blvd. at noon. We will be concentrating our actions from the sidewalks between Figueroa and Alverado, between Western and Fairfax, and rallying at the Federal Bldg. Westwood by 5pm. Be there! Let's change the course of history. Organize your friends and community groups to participate on one of the street corners in these areas along Wilshire. This movement must involve the millions of us that can no longer tolerate what this regime is doing in our name.

Video Introduction to The World Can't Wait featuring Sunsara Taylor: http://www.worldcantwait.org/media/Longer%20EPK.mov or http://www.worldcantwait.org/media/Longer%20EPK.wmv.

Organizing Meetings: Every Saturday (starting October 1st) from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at Immanuel Presbyterian Church, 3300 Wilshire Blvd. near Vermont, 3rd floor.

  Update on Nov. 2nd Grassroots and Radio Promotion

SATURATION WEEK October 1-8 has been designated as national "blitz" week. Locally,our goal for this week is to saturate LA with posters, stickers, and flyers. We want people to see our bright green logo everywhere throughout the city. In order to make this happen, your participation is necessary. We have 100,000 flyers, 20,000 posters, and 10,000 stickers to get out. This movement depends on massive mobilization. If you want to see the Bush Regime Driven from power, build for it and be there on Wilshire Nov. 2nd. Call us at (323)462-4771 or (213)926-5717 we'll provide you with the materials;  you be creative with them (donations toward these materials are always appreciated). The office for the next 2 weeks is at 1680 Vine #613 at Hollywood. Checks can be sent locally to 4845 Fountain Ave. #175 LA, CA.90029.

ADS ON AIR AMERICA Monday we begin running an ad on Air America Radio in NYC,with national ads to follow. We have volunteer writers, producers and actors recording more this week. For the next two weeks, we plan to saturate the shows on Air America, announcing November 2nd, the launching of the beginning of the movement to drive out the Bush regime. Air America is a progressive radio network that has a listening base of 5 million people. Here in LA Air America can be found on 1150 AM. They have given us a significant discount to air these ads over the next two weeks. You are part of a national effort to raise ten thousand dollars by tonight (Sunday) at midnight. ,000 more will be necessary by the end of this week, so it's not to late to donate.

Contact: worldcantwait_la@yahoo.com
213-926-5717 or (323)462-4771

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