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Join Camp Democracy Sept. 5th - 21st in DC

Join Camp Democracy Sept. 5th - 21st in DC

Name the only “free” country on earth in which a tiny extreme faction steals elections, attacks basic rights, spies on citizens, and starts wars based on lies, but the people don’t take to the streets in their Capital to protest? If you said the USA, you'd be wrong.

On 9/5 We The People will say “Enough is Enough” at Camp Democracy in Washington. Americans are doing what Ukrainians, Mexicans, and any other people not stunned into apathetic silence would do in the face of tyranny: take back our national capitol with activists, leaders, and artists demanding peace, justice, and accountability. Help Change the Course at Camp Democracy, a non-partisan camp for peace, democracy, and the restoration of the rule of law. Camp Casey will move from Crawford, Texas, to Washington, D.C., joining a larger camp focused on ending the war, righting injustices at home, and holding the Administration and Congress accountable 9/5 - 8, 9/12 - 21: CONSTITUTION AVE, between 14 & 15 Streets, 9/9-11 ON THE NATIONAL MALL, from 3RD TO 7TH ST. The full and constantly updated schedule of concerts, workshops, films, discussions etc. is here: www.campdemocracy.org/schedule.

Highlights of Camp Democracy First Week’s Events:
Sept. 5th: Opening Day with Gold Star Families for Peace, Veterans for Peace, Iraq Veterans Against the War, Military Families Speak Out. Free Concert featuring Anne Feeney and Emma's Revolution.

Sept. 6th Progressive Democrats of America: Organizing the Progressive Agenda Representatives Lynn Woolsey Barbara Lee, Jim McGovern, Maxine Waters, and Bob Filner; Rev. Lennox Yearwood, Hip Hop Caucus, Joel Segal, Rep. Conyers’ Health Policy assistant and PDA Executive Director Tim Carpenter will speak.

Sept 7th Immigrants' Rights Day by National Immigrant Solidarity Network - panels, parades, performances, debates, and a vigil. Robert Greenwald Producer of documentaries: Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers, The Big Buy: Tom DeLay's Stolen Congress, Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price, Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism, Uncovered: The Truth About the Iraq War, Unprecedented: The 2000 Presidential Election.

Sept. 8th Labor Speaks Out Day Leila McDowell, United Food & Commercial Workers; Buffy Wicks, Wake Up Wal-Mart!; Bob Muehlenkamp, U.S. Labor Against the War; Stewart Acuff, AFL-CIO; Kenneth Moffett, Labor Arbitrator-Mediator; Patrick Young, United Steelworkers; Marla Benoist, Info-Mission; Zein El-Amine, Mark Lance and Noura Erakat with End the Occupation; a concert and screening of "MEETING FACE TO FACE."

Sept. 9th Former Reagan Admin. CIA Official Ray McGovern & Lt Colonel (USAF ret) Karen Kwiatowski followed by Free Public Viewing of film "Why We Fight." Mike Stark - Bill O'Reilly’s Bane on countering the right wing.

Sept. 10th Col. Ann Wright (USAF ret.) who resigned from the State Dept. to protest Iraq War will speak.

Sept. 11th Sheldon Rampton, Center for Media and Democracy: The Best War Ever, Larry C. Johnson former CIA Official, War Lies and U.S Intelligence, joined by ARUN GANDHI, grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, on peace and nonviolence. Free Public viewing of film about Gandhi “100 Years of Nonviolence.”

For many more concerts, workshops, films, discussions check here: http://campdemocracy.org/schedule

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Camp Democracy Flyers

The best thing you can do this weekend is print out, copy, and distribute some of the flyers posted here:
http://campdemocracy.org/spread

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Camp Democracy PSAs

Listen to our new public service announcements. Please ask radio stations to play them:
http://campdemocracy.org/spread/hartmann

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Camp Democracy Money News

We knew we would need to raise at least $50,000 to pay for Camp Democracy.

With help from all of you, we have raised over $60,000.

Guess what? We need more.

Camp Democracy is growing, and success is costly. If you can contribute, your name will be posted on the website alongside all the other contributors.

Every dime we've spent is also listed on the website.

Please help us out:
http://campdemocracy.org/sponsor

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