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Rally and March: People, Planet, & Peace Over Profit

Fri April 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

This Earth Day, we come together across movements & borders, calling for solutions as big as the crises barreling down on us: Climate Collapse, Endless War, Crushing Economic and Racial Inequality, Recurrent Pandemic, Rising Authoritarianism, and the Assault on Freedoms of Press, Privacy and Protest.

Join us on April 22, at 1 pm Eastern Time for a rally at Park Street Station in Boston to call for People, Planet, and Peace > Profit. After hearing speakers and music starting at 1:00 PM at Park Street, we will march over to Copley to join the Extinction Rebellion march by 3:30 PM! Extinction Rebellion Boston will kick off their Freedom From Fossil Fuels tour at 3:30 PM from Copley Square.  A picture of the march route is listed at the bottom of this page.

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This event is sponsored by Massachusetts Peace Action, Extinction Rebellion Boston, Revolutionary Blackout Network, ANSWER Coalition, the Green-Rainbow Party, the Raytheon Anti-war Campaign, Massachusetts Poor People’s Campaign, H.E.R.O. Nurturing Center, Dorchester People for Peace, Party for Socialism and Liberation, Jericho Movement Boston, Boston May Day Coalition, Boston Food For Activists, Housing = Health, New Democracy Coalition, United Against War And Militarization, Boston DSA Internationalism Working Group, Boston DSA Ecosocialism Group,  350 Mass, CODEPINK Western MA, Franklin County for Peace, Traprock Center for Peace and Justice, Smedley Butler Brigade, Chapter 9 Veterans For Peace, BDS Boston, Save the Pine Barrens and Boston Area Assange Defense.

We Call For:

  • Emergency WWII-scale Green New Deal with the right to agood union job in a just economy
  • Just transition to 100% clean renewables by 2030, no fossil or nuclear energy, regenerative agriculture
  • Economic bill of rights: Living wages, Medicare for All, free public higher education, affordable housing & public transit, food security, union rights, right to housing, abolish student and medical debt
  • Global Green New Deal: developed nations aid developing nations with green technology & solutions
  • Support civil liberties & human rights: path to citizenshipreparations, & Indigenous rights. LGBTQIA+ rights. Stop violence against women. Free Assange, Peltier, Abu-Jamal & all political prisoners
  • Community control of police, end mass incarceration, deportations, & surveillance
  • End militarism, imperialism, colonialism & economic warfare. Support global health justice & human rightsEndthe ongoing human rights disasters in Yemen, Afghanistan, Palestine, Ukraine, & beyond
  • Global ceasefire. Redirect trillionsfrom warprofiteering to urgent action on climate change
  • Join global nuclear weapons ban. End deadly economic sanctions & drone warfare
  • Economic justice: tax the rich, public banks, community/worker co-ops, small business & fair trade
  • Build real democracy: End Citizens United, corporate personhood, voter suppression & barriers to ballot access. Support publicly funded elections, proportional ranked choice voting & inclusive debates
  • And much more: Join together in an unstoppable movement for people, planet & peace over profit!

Extinction Rebellion Boston will kick off their Freedom From Fossil Fuels tour at 3:30 PM from Copley Square. After hearing speakers and music starting at 1:00 PM at Park Street, we will march over to Copley to join the Extinction Rebellion march by 3:30 PM! Here is the marching route below:

Details

Date:
Fri April 22
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
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Venue

Park Street Station
Tremont St and Park Street
Boston, MA 02108 United States
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