This weekend is a gearing up for nationwide actions in opposition of the immoral and illegal war in Iraq that is saddly reaching its four year anniversary.
People are continuing to put their bodies on the line to stop the war.
In Tacoma Washington, demonstrators are trying to block the shipment of miltary equipment that is being sent to Iraq.
Also this week, 23 people were arrested for occupying a miltary recruiting center in Manhattan.
Saturday, March 17th is a massive protest in DC to stop the war. (See flyer above)
Here in NYC check March 19th peace actions for a calender on events including a bike ride on Sunday the 18th...
Sunday, March 18, 2007
A Ride to End All Wars is an inter-borough bike ride for peace in conjunction with the March 19 Peace Actions Coalition. Feeder rides will start in the outer boroughs and converge in Manhattan to support the UFPJ anti-war march.
Brooklyn feeder ride: 11:00 AM, at Grand Army Plaza.
Bronx feeder ride: 10:30 AM, West Side of Crotona Park at Claremont Pkwy. (2, 5 to 174th Street)
Upper Manhattan meet-up: 11:30 AM, at Nueva Esperanza Garden E110th St. at Fifth Ave.
Queens feeder ride: 10:30 AM, at the Statue of Civic Virtue on north corner of Queens Blvd. & Union Turnpike (E, F to Kew Gardens, Union Turnpike).
Staten Island feeder ride: 10:00 AM at 9/11 Memorial, North Shore Waterfront Esplanade (adjacent to S.I. Ferry Terminal).
Downtown Manhattan meet-up: 11:15 AM, New York Vietnam War Veterans Monument and Plaza, 55 Water Street
Then on Monday, Rally in Wall Street...