Monday, July 26, 2010
[speech writ. 7/1910] (c) '10 Mumia Abu-Jamal
It's been two years now into the Obama administration, and despite the hopes of millions who voted for him, the wars are getting worse -- not better.
The Obama administration is engaged in more predator attacks than the Bush administration, and there are rumblings for a war with Iran.
Meanwhile, the anti-war movement has been quiescent, as if Obama bombs are somehow better than Bush bombs!
Isn't it time to heighten the anti-war movement?
War poisons everything; for the state expands its reach and powers through war.
NOW IS THE TIME; NOW IS THE SEASON:
ANTI IMPERIALISM IS THE PERFECT REASON;
IRAQ-AFGHANISTAN WERE FALSE WARS FOR OIL,
IT'S TIME TO BRING THE ANTI-WAR MOVEMENT TO A BOIL!
These wars aren't against foreign countries alone; they're against you, your communities, your schools, your civil liberties. These wars have resulted in so called black sites (secret prisons), torture, extraordinary rendition, attacks on Arab-Americans and American Muslims, equally under Bush and Obama.
They have bankrupted the treasury, destabilized the region, and created conditions for horrific 'blowback'.
NOW IS THE TIME; NOW IS THE SEASON;
ANTI IMPERIALSM IS THE PERFECT REASON.
IRAQ - AFGHANISTAN WERE FALSE WARS FOR OIL,
IT'S TIME TO BRING THE ANTI WAR MOVEMENT TO A BOIL!
The Power of Truth is Final -- Free Mumia!
URGENT Need for Petition Signatures at: http://www.iacenter.org/mumiapetition/
Audio of most of Mumia's essays are at: http://www.prisonradio.org
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Mumia Abu-Jamal's new book -- JAILHOUSE LAWYERS: PRISONERS DEFENDING PRISONERS V. THE USA, featuring an introduction by Angela Y. Davis -- has been released! It is available from City Lights Books: http://www.citylights.com/book/?GCOI=87286100448090
If you are planning to organize an event or would like to order in bulk, you can also receive a 45% discount on any bulk orders of 20 copies or more. The book retails for $16.95, for orders of 20 copies or more the discounted price would be $9.32 per book, plus shipping and handling. Prepayment would be required and books are nonreturnable. If you or your organization would like to place a bulk order, please contact Stacey Lewis at 415.362.1901 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Let's use the opportunity of the publication of this brilliant, moving, vintage Mumia book to build the momentum for his case, to raise the money we desperately need in these challenging economic times, to get the word out – to produce literature, flyers, posters, videos, DVD's; to send organizers out to help build new chapters and strengthen old ones, TO GET THE PEOPLE OUT IN THE STREETS … all the work that we must do in order to FREE MUMIA as he faces LIFE IN PRISON WITHOUT PAROLE OR EXECUTION!
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