THE PERFECT STORM: New York Gets Ready for the RNC09 Jul 2004 14:49 GMT
The party starts on August 20 with the Life After Capitalism conference. Activity against the Republican National Convention kicks off on Friday, August 27 with a Critical Mass ride and speak-outs organized by the National Immigrant Solidarity Network.
Sunday, August 29, United for Peace and Justice, a coalition of more than 1,000 groups, is planning a march of several hundred thousand people. They will be joined by the Million Billionaire March, staged by the Billionaires for Bush.
On August 30, the Republican National Convention begins. The Still We Rise Coalition is going to be knocking on doors all summer to get people from minority and underrepresented groups to a march and rally that day in Times Square. The same day, the Poor People���s Economic Human Rights Campaign is holding the March for Our Lives, starting outside the United Nations building.
August 31 is the day of direct action. || ���One No and a Million Yeses: The Shout Heard Round the World��� A conference on single-payer healthcare also starts on the 31st, organized by the Campaign for a National Health Program Now.
The Central Labor Council is moving its annual Labor Day March to Wednesday, September 1.
Not In Our Name is issuing a general call for a million people in the streets during the four-day convention.
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