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Day of Bombing protest proably tomorrow! Help us organize this massive protest!

With the news reports saying that Bush will no longer wait for the UN to aprove his attack on Iraq and that the deadline has been moved up to this afternoon everything has suddenly gone into crisis mode.We are preparing for a giant and intense protest just days after the police attacked hundreds of us on the Morrison bridge.
The day of bombing appears to be some time today or tomorrow.This is a call to the citizens of Portland to prepare for and help organize the protest which is likely tomorrow.
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With the news reports saying that Bush will no longer wait for the UN to aprove his attack on Iraq and that the deadline has been moved up to this afternoon everything has suddenly gone into crisis mode.We are preparing for a giant and intense protest just days after the police attacked hundreds of us on the Morrison bridge and else where with cars, pepper spray and brutality.
The day of bombing appears to be some time today or tomorrow.This is a call to the citizens of Portland to prepare for and help organize the protest which is likely tomorrow.
In this time of crisis here are some thing that you can do.

1.Call all over your friends/family and school or work mates.Tell these people to similarly spread the word so that the ever expanding phone trees that were started this morning can reach the whole city before the bombs start dropping and we are forced to respond.

2.Help us flyer/sticker/wheatpaste the whole city today and tonight.Flyers and stickers can be printed off of indymedia and then copied onto sticker paper or regular paper at your nearest copy shop.

3.Come to the planning meeting/sign making party tonight at 6PM 1914 E Burnside
Bring ideas,affinity groups,friends and sign/banner making materials.

4.On the day of bombing (or the day after if it starts to late) dont go to school or work,instead help us do the last minute out reach and prepare for the protest through getting whatever clothes or material you will need.Go to whichever protest you wish but be sure to be at Terry Shrunk plaza before 5PM so that you can participate in the complete shut down of Portland!

The most important thing is to be there and help us make it a sucess by coming to the meeting and calling your friends.
meeting tonight for tomorrow's action 17.Mar.2003 15:46

Peter

Anyone who is interested in doing something tomorrow (see previous post:  http://portland.indymedia.org/front.php3?article_id=49211&group=webcast), please come to the meeting tonight at 1914 E Burnside. We will plan for a few minutes and make sure everything is set for tomorrow. Then we will help make signs and/or armor.

Please bring cardboard, inner tubes, lots of tape, foam padding, and anything else which could be used for armor.

If we have less than a reasonable amount of people (say, 10? - we can discuss once we are together), I'd suggest we don't act on Tuesday morning, instead waiting until we can get more people perhaps by Wednesday. So come and bring everyone you know who is interested in planning or acting to stop the war!

re: 17.Mar.2003 18:22

aureliano

what about blockading the highways with parked cars? will others join in if they see this occurring? please comment...

Definitely 17.Mar.2003 23:50

Jayd warongerms@unseententacle.com

Power to you, bold ones of Portland! I support your cause and we all know this war is greed and power and to really understand the scope of what we are up against there is a great article at www.cbc.ca/index.html It is Canada's news source (untainted).
Wether I show up or not everyone I know will know about this and be there if they can. This is a crucial time for all of those who understand exactly what is going on here to band together here in Portland, and all across the US. We need to create a chain of communication and exchange of ideas that is ACTUALLY affective. NOW is the time to stop the Republican/conservative power wave that is sweeping swiftly across the world and spreading its looming shadow of death and destruction. UNITE!

-Jayd

503-819-0406

MTG tonight on Tuesday? 18.Mar.2003 08:06

ari miriah25@hotmail.com

will there be a mtg tonight?