INTERNATIONAL PEACE & CLIMATE JUSTICE WEEKEND!
The US War Machine is out of control, causing chaos throughout the world and fueling the climate crisis. People power will stop it. That’s why we are organizing a series of actions in New York City from September 20 to 23 while the United Nations General Assembly meets.
When all of the world leaders gather, we will say we’ve had enough of the US War Machine.
We demand the US be held accountable for its lawlessness. It’s time for the US government to obey the United Nations Charter by stopping regime change operations, ending the use of unilateral coercive measures (aka sanctions) and ceasing military threats and attacks.
We demand the US sign the nuclear weapons ban treaty, rejoin the Iran nuclear and Paris climate agreements, disband NATO and close bases and outposts around the world.
We demand an immediate transition to a peace economy that uses our resources to meet human needs and protect the planet.
****More information on event times and other specifics will be added as we finalize details. For now, here’s what you need to know:
Friday, September 20 – People’s Climate Strike at 12:00 pm. March from Foley Square to Battery Park. We’ll bring messages connecting militarism and the climate crisis. See https://strikewithus.org/nyc/
Saturday, September 21 – Puerto Rico Independence March starting at 11:00 am at 59th St. Columbus Circle and marching to Dag Hammarskjold Plaza at the UN. It’s time to decolonize Puerto Rico!
Saturday, September 21 – Race, Militarism and Black Resistance in the “America’s” from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at the Green Worker Cooperative, 1231 Lafayette Ave in the Bronx.
Sunday, September 22 – People’s Mobilization to Stop the US War Machine and Save the Planet Rally and March at 2:00 pm, Northwest corner of Herald Square at 34th St and 6th Ave. Featuring Cornel West, Roger Waters, members of the Embassy Protection Collective and music by Ben Grosscup.
Monday, September 23 – Forum: “A Path to International Peace: Realizing the Vision of the United Nations Charter.” Location: Community Church of New York 40 East 35th St., New York City, 10016. Time: 6:30 pm (doors open at 6 pm). David Rovics will perform. The Peace Memorial will give an award. Panels featuring representatives from sanctioned countries, Ajamu Baraka of Black Alliance for Peace, Taryn Fivek of of the International Action Center, Rose asaf of CODEPINK, H. E. Leon Siu, of the Kingdom of Hawaii and Glen Ford of Black Agenda Report. You must pre-register at http://bit.ly/RSVPapathtopeace.
Representatives of 120 nations met in July to reaffirm their support for the UN Charter in a revival of the Non-Aligned Movement. Some of those representatives plus grassroots groups will join us for a discussion of the ways the United States is violating the charter, how they are organizing and what we can do to hold the US accountable.
Bus coming from Baltimore, MD for Sunday, Sept. 22. Contact [email protected] for more information.