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  •  Interestingly, although not surprisingly, (11+ / 0-)

    if you look for the rally on Google News aggregator, not a single major media outlet has even a mention of this event. We should really get on them to give it some coverage, starting now.

    •  You didn't get the memo (11+ / 0-)

      It is the absolute right of the State Newscorp to supervise the formation of public opinion.
      --Joseph Goebbels Rupert Murdoch

      Afghanistan - Come for the lithium and stay for the opium.

      by BOHICA on Mon Sep 13, 2010 at 10:23:16 AM PDT

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    •  take a guess as to why that might be... (3+ / 0-)
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      Because it is run by big labor would be my guess.

      "Those are my principles, and if you don't like them... well, I have others." - G. Marx

      by Skeptical Bastard on Mon Sep 13, 2010 at 11:13:56 AM PDT

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      •  This is Everyone, not just labor, check it out (5+ / 0-)

        nearly 200 other sponsors.

        Check out this list of field organizers:

        Regional Directors and
        Mid-Atlantic Region Director:
        (VA, PA, NJ, MD, DE, WV)
        Yvonne A. Miller
        Email: MidAtlantic
        Office Telephone: (202) 263-4576
        Mobile Telephone (202) 681-0221

        South Region Director:
        (AL, FL, GA, MS, NC, SC, TN)
        Jennifer Littlejohn
        Office Telephone (202) 263-4574
        Mobile Telephone (901) 219-3575

        Southwest Region Director:
        (LA, AR, TX, NM, OK)
        Carmen Watkins
        Office Telephone (832) 286-1340
        Mobile Telephone (832) 282-6604

        DMV Region Director:
        Jocelyn A. Woodards
        Mobile Telephone: (202) 246-3950
        Mobile Telephone: (773) 984-3960

        Midwest Director:
        (OH, KY, IN, MI, WI, MO, IL)
        Cynthia M. Lucas
        Mobile Telephone (202) 486-8259

        At-Large Region Director:
        Major Cities outside of 12 hr. radius
        Jerome Reide
        Office Telephone:
        Mobile Telephone: (410) 591-9315

        New York Region Director:
        New York City, New York State
        Marvin Bing, Jr.
        Office Telephone: (212) 603-0082
        Mobile Telephone (917) 697-7801

        California Region Director:
        Greg Akili
        Mobile Telephone (410) 336-4092

        This list of New York members of the coalition:

        1199 SEIU
        1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East - Upstate NY Division
        AFSCME DC 1707
        AFSCME SSEU Local 371
        American Postal Workers Union - Rochester Area Local 215
        APRI-Metropolitan New York Chapter
        Bail Out The People Movement
        Bronx For Change
        Brooklyn United for Innovative Local Development
        City University of New York - University Student Senate
        Coalition of Black Trade Unionists - Rochester, NY Chapter
        Communication for Social Change Consortium
        Community Empowerment Network
        DC 37
        Democratic Socialist of New York
        Jewish Labor Committee
        Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral
        Left Labor Project – New York
        Metro-Justice of Rochester - Citizen Action of New York
        North Manhattan Neighbors for Peace & Justice
        Northwest Bronx Community & Clergy
        NAACP New York State Conference
        New York City Democratic Socialist of America
        NY Communities for Change
        Positive Workforce
        PSC-CUNY Staff Congress
        Office of Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer
        Peace Action
        Riverside Edgecombe Neighborhood Association
        Rochester and Genesee Valley Area Labor Federation, AFL-CIO
        Rochester and Vicinity Labor Council, AFL-CIO
        Student World Assembly
        Transit Workers Union Local 100
        United Federation of Teachers -New York
        Veterans for Peace, Vets Chapter 34
        Workers United SEIU - Rochester Regional Joint Board
        Working Families Party (NY)
        West Harlem Independent Democratic Club
        Young Movement

        Here is the list of all the field directors.  If you have an idea or want more information, call the one attached to your area of the country or topic of interest:

        Senior Field Manager
        Demetrius G. Fisher
        Office Telephone: (202) 263-4556

        Regional Directors

        Mid-Atlantic Region Director (VA, PA, NJ, MD, DE, WV)
        Yvonne A. Miller
        Office Telephone: (202) 263-4545

        South Region Directors (AL, FL, GA, MS, NC, SC, TN)
        Jennifer Littlejohn
        Office Telephone: (202) 263-4574

        Alethea R. Bonello

        Southwest Region Director (LA, AR, TX, NM, OK)
        Carmen Watkins

        DMV Region Director
        Jocelyn A. Woodards
        Office Telephone: (202) 263-4545

        Midwest Director (OH, KY, IN, MI, WI, MO, IL)
        Cynthia M. Lucas
        Office Telephone: (202) 263-4578

        At-Large Region Director (Major Cities outside of 12 hr. radius)
        Dr. Jerome Reide

        New York Region Director (New York City, New York State)
        Marvin Bing, Jr.
        Office Telephone: (212) 603-0082

        California Region Director
        Greg Akili

        Constituency Directors

        National Youth Director
        Jessica Pierce

        National Faith Director
        Dr. Aurelio D. Givens
        Office Telephone: (202) 263-4568

        National Women’s Director
        Monifa Bandele
        Office Telephone: (917) 407-3018

        Nat. Environmental/Green Jobs Dir
        Shasa Theresa Curl

        Labor Directors
        Scott Reynolds
        Office Telephone: (202) 637-5226

        Marcos Vilar
        Office Telephone: (202) 730-7756

        LGBTQ Directors

        Peggy Shorey
        Office Telephone: (202) 637-5014

        Michael Mitchell
        Office Telephone: (202) 625-1382

        Stacey Long
        Office Telephone: (202) 393-5177

        Jasper Hendricks, III
        Office Telephone: (202) 319-1552

        Peace Director
        Michael McPherson

        Asian Pacific American Director
        Brian Wang

        Immigration Directors/Coordinators

        Ana Avendan
        Office Telephone: (202) 637-3949

        Marcos Vilar
        Office Telephone: (202) 730-7756

        Jamie Contreras

        Nati Fani

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