My fellow America-haters,Momentum is growing for the January 18 National March on Washington DC and joint action in San Francisco. Transportation is now being organized from over 200 cities in 45 different states. Read the following email for exciting updates on January 18 endorsers, speakers, protests around the world, media coverage and how you can get to Washington DC or San Francisco. Thank you and don't forget to bring cash donations. No checks will be accepted as we all know that none of you dirtbags have legitimate incomes anyway. I. The plan for January 18II. New EndorsersIII. New SpeakersIV. More demonstrations around the worldV. Ramsey Clark on Al-JazeeraVI. 0% chance of precipitation for January 18! --------------------------------------------- PLANS FOR JAN. 18 NATIONAL MARCH ON WASHINGTON DC & JOINT ACTION IN SAN FRANCISCO 11 AMWEST SIDE OF THE CAPITOL(on the National Mall at 3rd St.)MARCH to the Washington Navy Yard The scenario plan for Washington DC includes an 11 am opening rally on the West side of the Capitol Building (on the National Mall at 3rd St. NW). This rally will include representatives from the diverse movements and organizations that oppose the war. Following the rally, we will hold a mass march to the Washington Navy Yard -- a massive military installation located in a working class neighborhood in Southeast Washington DC that parks warships on the Anacostia River. In San Francisco, assemble 11 am at the foot of Market St. at Embarcadero. Rally then march to Civic Center Plaza (Grove & Larkin) adjacent to City Hall for a closing rally with speakers, entertainment and cultural performances. For more information, go to http://www.internationalanswer.org********** NEW ENDORSERS There have been many new endorsements for the January 18 National March on Washington DC in the last week. New endorsers include Janeane Garofalo, Jessica Lange, Veterans for Peace, 1199 SEIU New York's Health and Human Service Union, Fellowship of Reconciliation, Voices in the Wilderness, School of the Americas Watch, New York Youth Bloc, Physicians for Social Responsibility, Anti-Flag & A-F Records, United for Peace, MADRE, Board of Directors of Peace Action of Michigan and many more. For a FULL LIST OF ENDORSERS, go to: http://www.internationalanswer.org/campaigns/j18/endorsers.html********** Performances and Speakers at the Jan. 18 Demo to Stop the War on IraqPERFORMANCES INCLUDE Chumbawamba, Patti Smith, and Pam Parker & Lucy Murphy UPDATED LIST OF SPEAKERS & MESSAGES: - Former Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney- Bishop Thomas Gumbleton, Auxiliary Bishop, Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit- Ramsey Clark, former U.S. attorney general- Rev. Al Sharpton, National Action Network- Rev. Herbert Daughtry, national pastor, House of the Lord Church, Brooklyn- Mike Farrell, actor- Jessica Lange, actor- Elizabeth McAlister, Jonah House- Mahdi Bray, Executive Director, Muslim American Society Freedom Foundation- Brenda Stokely, President, District Council 1707 AFSCME; Co-Convener, New York City Labor Against the War- Damu Smith, Black Voices for Peace- Michael Letwin, Co-Convener, New York City Labor Against the War- Representative of 1199 SEIU New York's Health and Human Service Union- Ron Kovic, Vietnam Veteran and author of "Born on the Fourth of July"- Peta Lindsay, A.N.S.W.E.R. Youth and Student Coordinator, Howard University student- Rev. Graylan Hagler, Senior Minister, Plymouth Congregational Church- Bayan- Free Palestine Alliance- Macrina Cardenas, Mexico Solidarity Network- Yoomi Jeong, Korea Truth Commission- Nicaragua Network- Partnership for Civil Justice- Muslim Students Association of the U.S. & Canada- IFCO/Pastors for Peace- International Action Center- Rev. John Dear- Medea Benjamin, Global Exchange- Bill Fletcher, Co-Chair, United for Peace; TransAfrica- Blasť Bonpane, Director, Office of the Americas- Not in Our Name Project- Mumia Abu-Jamal- New York Youth Bloc- Representative of women's struggle to defend reproductive rights on the 30th anniversary of Roe v Wade ********** DEMONSTRATIONS AROUND THE WORLD JANUARY 18 On January 18 -- in addition to the National March on Washington DC and joint action in San Francisco ? solidarity demonstrations will take place in over 25 countries around the world. In the past week new information came in about demonstrations in several Latin American countries, Bahrain, Pakistan and Australia. Solidarity demonstrations are set to take place in Egypt, Bahrain, Pakistan, Japan, the Philippines, South Korea, Mexico, Argentina, Ecuador, Puerto Rico, Canada, Italy, Spain, France, Belgium, Australia, Indonesia, England, Germany, Austria, Russia and more. In Argentina, the Association of Madres de Plaza de Mayo have called for a demonstration on Thursday, Jan. 16, as Thursday is the day they have been demonstrating for the last twenty-five years. They will march from the Plaza Italia to the U.S. Embassy. Below is the press release from Madres de Plaza de Mayo: PRESS RELEASE: No War Against Iraq! The ASSOCIATION OF MADRES DE PLAZA DE MAYO joins the call for a DAY OF INTERNATIONAL ACTIONS AGAINST THE WAR ON IRAQ taking place on January 18 in the United States. This call was made by an important group of organizations and personalities that are opposed to the imperialist war and call for a March from Plaza Italia to the United States Embassy for the 16 of January 2003. Hebe de Bonafini, President Buenos Aires, January 7th, 2003 ********** RAMSEY CLARK ON AL-JAZEERA For those who have the access to Al Jazeera through satellite, Ramsey Clark is due to appear live on the channel's news show on Friday, January 10. Barring any last-minute changes, he is scheduled to come on at about 12:05 pm. ********** 0% CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION FOR JANUARY 18! According to weather.com, as of Thursday, January 9, there is a 0% chance of precipitation on January 18! ********** For a list of CITIES ORGANIZING TRANSPORTATION, go to: http://www.internationalanswer.org/campaigns/j18/j18contacts.htmlIf you're organizing a bus from your city, fill out the easy-to-use form at:http://www.internationalanswer.org/campaigns/j18/j18contacts.html#list (if this link does not take you directly to the form, please scroll down) Help spread the word! DOWNLOAD FLYERS athttp://www.internationalanswer.org/campaigns/resources/index.html (If you are unable to download a flyer, call 202-544-3389 or 415-821-6545 to have an original copy mailed to you.) 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