Month of Resistance to Prevent the Trump/Pence Regime from Taking Power Stop It Before It Starts!
Millions and millions know in their gut that Trump and Pence are terrible news. But on Monday night, December 19th, a powerful line up of speakers brought the truth to many tens of thousands that it is far worse than most can yet imagine. But that was not all, the evening was the launch of an audacious new movement, RefuseFascism.org, which aims to rapidly transform the deep anguish and outrage, the something and outright terror that is felt by millions and millions in this country, into resistance and defiance and acts of political rebellion and radical art and No! Powerful enough to STOP Trump and Pence BEFORE they start.
Yes, you read that right. The way to deal with fascism is to stop it before it starts.
» Continue reading STOP Trump/Pence BEFORE They Start — A New Movement Launches by Sunsara Taylor on Huffington Post.
This event, held at Cooper Union in NYC, was also livestreamed on Huffpost Politics’ Facebook page, reaching 250,000 viewers.
Carl Dix, Revolutionary Communist Party, initiator of RefuseFascism.org
Immortal Technique, Hip-hop artist and urban activist focusing on global politics
PZ Myers, Evolutionary developmental biologist, University of Minnesota Morris
Jeremy Scahill, founding senior editor, The Intercept; author of Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army
Andy Zee, spokesperson for Revolution Books, NYC and initiator of RefuseFascism.org
Isabel Cardenas, Salvadoran-American activist, Los Angeles
Rev. Doris Johnson, Holy Ghost Upper Room Ministries, Jamaica NY
Imam Ayub Abdul-Baki, Justice Committee, Islamic Leadership Council, NYC
Sunsara Taylor, writer, Revolution/revcom.us
Gloria Steinem sent a statement: The Responsibility Lies With Us:
Chase Iron Eyes, via Skype from Standing Rock
Fran Luck, host, WBAI radio
Program Conclusion: WE REFUSE TO ACCEPT A FASCIST AMERICA
(more video to come…)