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Labor Protests the War
by Charles Slay ( slaycslay [at] aol.com )
Monday Oct 29th, 2007 9:01 PM
Several Hundred union members and their supporters gathered in front of the Federal Building Saturday morning for a rally against the war in Iraq and the build-up to an invasion of Iran before marching to the Civic center to join the main rally.
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§Barbara Lee
by Charles Slay Monday Oct 29th, 2007 9:01 PM
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Representative Barbara Lee gave the keynote address to an enthusiastic audience.
§Union Members
by Charles Slay Monday Oct 29th, 2007 9:01 PM
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§Music
by Charles Slay Monday Oct 29th, 2007 9:01 PM
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The Freedom Song Network, with Jon Frommer on guitar, provided music.
§Mark Leno
by Charles Slay Monday Oct 29th, 2007 9:01 PM
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State Assembly Member Mark Leno also spoke out against the war.
§Josh Kornbluth
by Charles Slay Monday Oct 29th, 2007 9:01 PM
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Writer and comedian Josh Kornbluth also spoke on Saturday.
§Anne Roesler
by Charles Slay Monday Oct 29th, 2007 9:01 PM
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Anne Roesler's son Michael served three tours in Iraq with the 82nd Airbourne Divison, she represents Military Families Speak Out.
§March
by Charles Slay Monday Oct 29th, 2007 9:01 PM
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The march to the Civic Center begins
§Teachers
by Charles Slay Monday Oct 29th, 2007 9:01 PM
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This is only one of many labor unions represented at the rally and march.
§ILWU
by Charles Slay Monday Oct 29th, 2007 9:01 PM
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The International Longshore and Warehouse Union made a strong showing.
§SEIU
by Charles Slay Monday Oct 29th, 2007 9:01 PM
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A large and diverse group of union members turned out to protest the ongoing war in the Middle East
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another pissed off voterreality checkTuesday Oct 30th, 2007 9:54 AM
Democrats Mark Leno, Carole Migden, Barbara Lee, Tom Ammiano all defend Israel&Monday Oct 29th, 2007 11:52 PM