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U.S. protests condemn war on Libya
Published Jul 4, 2011 9:51 PM
WW photo: Ellen Catalinotto
Anti-war activists held protest rallies against the U.S./NATO war on Libya
on June 27 in several cities.
A picket in front of Philadelphia’s City Hall during rush hour traffic
received a very positive response from passersby.
In New York, the anti-war protest was held at Bloombergville, an area on the
sidewalk near City Hall where demonstrators had been camping for two weeks to
protest severe cuts to education and social services in the city budget. The
protesters turned the action into a strong street meeting, where two dozen
speakers — from sponsoring organizations and from Bloombergville —
connected the struggle against imperialist war with the demand to fund
WW photo: Joseph Piette
The demonstrators drummed and chanted for nearly two hours. One 17-year-old
woman, who was only seven when the war on Afghanistan started, described
growing up watching more and more wars accompanied by attacks on workers in the
Demonstrators included members of the United National Anti-war Committee,
Workers World Party, International Action Center, Philadelphia Greens, ANSWER
Coalition, Socialist Action, Philly Against War, International Socialist
Organization and many other organizations involved in Bloombergville.
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