Mourning in America for DEMOCRACY-a march & rally
Start: Wednesday, January 21, 2015• 3:30 PM
Join our spirited march and rally on this national day of action, the 5th anniversary of the DEATH OF DEMOCRACY by the Supreme Court's "Citizens United" decision allowing special interests and big donors to strangle Democracy. The march (1.3 mi.) will be kicked off by the inspirational Khafre Jay, a hiphop artist for change. The march will be led by effigies of 5 of the Supreme Ct. justices followed by a brass band, signs and chants with some marchers carrying a coffin with Uncle Sam inside.
The rally will begin at 4:30 at the end of the marching site, the Federal Building at 450 Golden Gate Avenue. (Civic Center BART.) There will be speakers, music and the mock burial of Uncle Sam.
Speakers to date include: Tom Ammiano, San Francisco's inspirational, progressive leader; Gayle McLaughlin, former Richmond mayor who stood up to Chevron and won; Derek Cressman, Former Common Cause VP & recent Sec't of State candidate; Bill McKibben, Nat'l President of 350.org on live visual and audio. Music to date includes: the Occupella singers and Michael Sullivan and the Dots.
All speakers will speak about big money running our country and what you can do about it.
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