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Work 4 Peace,Hold All Life Sacred,Eliminate Violence! For now, I’ve returned from my Joiyssey to participate in the "revolution":I’ve been at many Occupy sites across the country:1st in D.C. Freedom Plaza I faced & challenged racism/white supremacy, sexism/patriarchy, classism, heterosexism & eventually was kicked off the island; then I offered workshops as I drove to CA:“Anti-Racism Geared for White Occupiers”; “NO DRONES” "Successes and Pitfalls of OWS"

Tuesday, August 24, 2004

brief update

quick update – we’ve been SOOOOO busy in florida – elderly white republican women are LIVID, ENRAGED that we are here – they yell things, when they're not calling us names, 'go get a job' and 'go buy some decent clothes' and 'go shave your armpits' hahahahaha. We've pinkslipped katherine harris, cheney a few times, we've tabled, vigiled, gone to meetings, door-to-door, events and spread defeat bush, get out the vote, codepink for peace. We've been on the news a few times & intend to do more.
We've met TONS of regular, everyday folks that are voting for kerry, that are well-informed, passionate & determined as we are to end this course of destruction our government now has us on.
It has never been so clear as it is here in florida, how the dripping wealth wealthy