[Marxism] FW: [usgp-PAX] RELEASE - Schedule of speakers and performers for A Green World Is Possible: NYC - Saturday, August 28th [Camejo scheduled to speak]

Mike Friedman mikedf at mail.amnh.org
Sat Aug 21 21:07:00 MDT 2004


>From: "Charles Shaw" <cshaw at gp.org>
>Reply-To: <cshaw at gp.org>
>To: 
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>Subject: [usgp-PAX] RELEASE - Schedule of speakers and performers for A 
>Green World Is Possible:  NYC - Saturday, August 28th
>Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2004 10:08:19 -0500
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>PRESS RELEASE
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>Aug 16, 2004
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>The Green Party announces list of speakers and performers for “A Green World
>Is Possible”: Festival of Non-Violence,
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>Grassroots Democracy, Ecological Wisdom, Social and Economic Justice.
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>When: Saturday, August 28th (Noon to 6 pm)
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>Where: Washington Square Park, New York City
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>The Green Party Office in Manhattan (greenpartyoffice.org) working in
>conjunction with the Green Party of the United States (gp.org)
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>and the Green Party of New York State (gpnys.org) is proud to announce the
>list of speakers and performers for “A Green World Is Possible” festival to
>be held Saturday, August 28th from Noon to 6pm in historic Washington Square
>Park.
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>After months of negotiation with the city of New York Parks and Police
>departments a small group of dedicated Green Party activists were
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>able secure the necessary permits to hold their response to the Republican
>National Convention, with the aid of the New York Civil Liberties Union.
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>Billed as a safe and peaceful festival of the four pillars of the worldwide
>Green Party movement, organizers hope to provide festival goers
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>with a variety of music, speakers, and informational tables reflecting many
>of the important issues our members are working on. Among the activities
>planned for the festival are free Yoga classes, a Presidential mudsling, a
>20ft tall Pinocchio George Bush and old time soapbox free speech areas.
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>Among the speakers confirmed for A Green World Is Possible are Jason West,
>Green Party Mayor of New Paltz, NY, David Cobb, Green  Party Candidate for
>President, David McReynolds, Green Party Candidate for U.S Senate in New
>York, Medea Benjamin, founder of Global Exchange and Code Pink, Peter
>Camejo, Independent candidate for Vice-President with Ralph Nader, Charles
>Shaw, Peace Action Committee of the Green Party of the U.S.,Gloria Mattera,
>Co-Chair of the Green Party of New York State, Rebecca Rotzler, Green Party
>Elected Official from New Paltz, NY, Dana Beal, marijuana activist and
>founder of Cures Not Wars, Efia Nwangaza, Candidate for US Senate in South
>Carolina, Bill Douglas, 9-11 Truth Project, Rebecca White, Candidate for
>State Senate in Brooklyn, New York, Mark Borino, Candidate for New York
>State Assembly in Brooklyn, Evergreen Chou, Candidate for New York State
>Assembly in Flushing, Queens, Susan Metz, Candidate for New York State
>Assembly in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, Michelle Tingling Clemmons, DC
>Statehood/Green Party Candidate for Shadow US Congressperson for the
>District of Columbia.
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>A musical tribute to the activist history of Washington Square Park will be
>MCÕd by the infamous Yippie Pie Man Aaron Kay and will feature political
>singer/songwriter David Rovics, along with number of local New York City
>musical acts: the Stockyard Stoics, Casey Neil Trio,
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>rapper Tah From Da Bush, The Byzintines, CIti-zen and Black Dawn.
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>For more info or to register for press coverage of A Green World Is Possible
>Contact Daniel Starling at 347-693-9955 or at info at greenpartyoffice.org or
>Charles Shaw at 773.671.7770, cshaw at gp.org
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>Charles Shaw
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>Co-Chair, National Peace Action Committee
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>National Media Committee
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>Editorial Board, Green Pages
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>GREEN PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES
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>www.gp.org <http://www.gp.org/>
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