Revolution Online, January 8, 2009

Call for Volunteers to Go to D.C.

Amidst Inauguration "Obama-Mania" -
A Call to the People:
Stop thinking like Americans!
Start thinking about humanity!

STOP the U.S.-backed Massacre and invasion of Gaza: 

Is this the change you were hoping for?

Those of us who live in the United States are responsible to declare ourselves and challenge others—right on the day of, and right in the midst of, Barack Obama’s inauguration—TO OPPOSE THE CRIMES OF U.S. EMPIRE, SUCH AS IS NOW HAPPENING GAZA, EVEN IF "RE-BRANDED" BY OBAMA.

Join us in Washington on Inauguration Day (Jan 20th) and the days leading up to it. If you live in the DC area, get in touch to provide housing, food and other support for volunteers.

Contact us at and volunteer.

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Over 600 Palestinians have now been killed in Israel's bombing and invasion of Gaza—the world's largest open-air concentration camp. Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians in Gaza are cut off from food and water and the borders are sealed. The U.S. has backed Israel with new, sophisticated military weaponry AND with full diplomatic support.

Obama’s remarks from his visit to Israel last summer have been quoted frequently: "If someone was sending rockets into my house where my two daughters sleep at night, I'm going to do everything in my power to stop that." What is this but a green light signal to Israel that an Obama administration would support Israel's attacks, that there is support and agreement with the deadly logic that an American (or Israeli) life is worth more than hundreds of Arab lives.

Donate generously for the massive amounts of fliers, stickers, and copies of this issue of Revolution newspaper needed to challenge those who come and those who view or hear about this with the truth about these crimes and the system behind them.

Donate online.

The whole world will be watching: let's make the message loud and clear:

Stop the U.S.-backed Massacre in Gaza!
Stop drinking the ObamaL'aid! 
Stop thinking like Americans,
Start Thinking about Humanity!

Make a generous contribution.

It will cost several thousand dollars for printing all of the fliers, stickers and posters needed to send the message "Stop drinking the ObamaL'aid! Stop thinking like Americans, Start Thinking about Humanity" in the period of the inauguration.

We are working with Revolution Books in NYC for the printing of these materials.  To make a donation, go to the store's website and click "Make a Donation."  (NOTE: Please indicate in the "purpose" line in the screen that will pop up that this donation is for "fliers, stickers and posters for Washington, DC.")


Volunteer to join the Revolution teams in Washington, DC , on Saturday and Sunday, January 10th and 11th.  We will be going broadly into the Washington DC area community and the National March against the U.S.-backed Massacre and Invasion of Gaza on Saturday, and other protests planned around torture. Send email to

Volunteer to join the Revolution teams in Washington, DC on Martin Luther King Day (January 19th), Inauguration Day (January 20th) and on the weekend before (January 18th and 19th). Send email to

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