10-2 DC communism

The so called “One Nation” Rally participants: 

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 From Discover the Networks: One Nation Working Together (ONWT)

  • Project of the Tides Center, designed to energize the far-left for the 2010 mid-term elections
  • Headquartered out of the offices of USAction and the Service Employees International Union

A project of the Tides Center, One Nation Working Together (ONWT) is headquartered in the Washington, DC offices of USAction. It also coordinates some of its activities out of the New York City offices of the Service Employee International Union (SEIU). ONWT’s principal goal is to inject new energy into the social justice movement in advance of the 2010 mid-term elections. The organization’s “signature event” is its October 2, 2010 “March on Washington,” whose purpose is to inspire “an intensive voter-mobilization program for Election Day 2010.”

ONWT’s March on Washington is endorsed by a wide range of leftist groups and activists. Notable endorsers include such national organizations as: International ANSWER, the American Muslim Association of North America, United for Peace and Justice, Pax Christi, Sojourners, Color of Change , the American Friends Service Committee, the Campaign for America’s Future, Code Pink, the National Council of La Raza, the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, the Working Families Party, the U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, Progressive Democrats of America, the Green Party, Planned Parenthood, Iraq Veterans Against the War, the International Socialist Organization, the Democratic Socialists of America, the Communist Party USA, Tikkun–Network of Spiritual Progressives (founded by Michael Lerner), Campus Progress, Green for All, the AFL-CIO, the National Education Association, the American Federation of Teachers, the SEIU, USAction, the National Action Network (headed by Al Sharpton), the United States Student Association, the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, the NAACP, the Center for Community Change, the Earth Day Network, the National Wildlife Federation, the Sierra Club, the Apollo Alliance, the League of United Latin American Citizens, Democracy For America, Women’s Action for New Directions, Veterans For Peace, Win Without War, September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows, Reform Immigration For America, School of the Americas Watch, People For the American Way, Physicians For a National Health Program, the Peace and Freedom Party, the National Urban League, the National Immigrant Solidarity Network, the Midwest Academy, Interfaith Worker Justice, the Institute for Policy Studies, Friends of the Earth, Free Speech TV, Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism, the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, UNITE HERE, Peace Action, Jewish Funds For Justice, the American Association of University Professors, and the AFSCME. A local chapter of the National Organization for Women also endorses the ONWT rally.

Organizing for America, President Barack Obama’s support organization, has helped publicize ONWT’s October 2 rally, as has the Daily Kos. Notable public figures to support the event include Danny Glover and Howard Dean.

ONWT’s national campaign manager is Leah Daughtry, daughter of Herbert Daughtry, a noted mouthpiece of black liberation theology, a belief system whose tenets Leah likewise embraces. A minister at the House of the Lord Pentecostal Church in Washington, DC, Ms. Daughtry also serves as director of Faith in Action, a community outreach initiative. She previously worked in the Clinton-era Labor Department and was chief of staff to Democratic National Committee chairmen Terry McAuliffe and Howard Dean.

ONWT’s steering committee liaison is Rosalyn Pelles, former director of the AFL-CIO’s Civil, Human and Women’s Rights Department. A onetime black-liberation activist, Pelles was a signatory to the 1998 call for the formation of a Black Radical Congress as a means of reviving social militancy among African Americans. That statement was also signed by such notables as Amiri Baraka, Angela Davis, Manning Marable, Cornel West, and Deborah Bell of the Communist Party USA.

ONWT’s “director of peace,” Michael McPhearson, is a key organizer of the October 2, 2010 project. A former executive director of Veterans for Peace, McPhearson also has worked for the United for Peace and Justice coalition and has endorsed the Black Radical Congress.

The ONWT project’s three central pillars are jobs, education, and “equality for all.” While the organization claims that “putting America back to work” is its primary focus, the vast majority of its proposals on this issue deal with increasing direct relief benefits to the unemployed, expanding the public sector, and unionizing the workplace.

Specifically, ONWT’s platforms most commonly shared thread is their call for increased government intervention and taxpayer-dollar expenditures 

From Patriots For America by Edward C. Noonan 13 hours ago Stonewall Democratic Club – Los Angeles
Stonewall Young Democrats
Student World Assembly
Suffolk Peace Network
Teamsters Local 808
The Community Church of NY Unitarian Universalist
The L.I.F.E. Institute
The New Testement Revival Cathedral
The New York Immigration Coalition
The Opportunity Agenda
The Other 98%
The Power: The People United for LGBT Equality
The Religious Institute
The Shalom Center
The Southern Anti-Racism Network (SARN)
Tikkun-Network of Spiritual Progressives
TransAfrica Forum
Transition United States
Transport Workers Union of America
True Colors, Inc.
TWU Local 100
UAW, International Union
Unid@s LGBT- The National Latin@ LGBT Human Rights Organization
Union Jobs Clearinghouse
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations
Unite Here
United Food and Commercial Workers International Union
United Food and Commerical Workers Minority Coalition
United for Peace and Justice
United Mine Workers of America
United Puerto Rican Organization of Sunset Park
United States Students Association
United Steel Workers
Urban Agenda
US Action
US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation
US Human Rights Network
US Labor Against the War
US Peace Council
US Peace Council– Wisconsin
Utility Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO
Veterans for Peace
Veterans for Peace NY
Voice of Haitian Americans Inc.
Voices for Creative Nonviolence
WAND: Women’s Action for New Directions
War Resisters League
Ward 7 Business Professional Association
Washington Peace Center
Welfare Rights Committee
Whitman Walker Clinic
William Kelibrew Foundation
Win Without War
Wishadoo
Witness Against Torture
Women’s Caucus for Political Science
Women’s Funding Network
Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom
Working Families Party
WPFW
Ya Ya Network
Young People For Working America 

Edward C. Noonan Comment by Edward C. Noonan 13 hours ago
International Socialist Organization
International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, AFL-CIO
Iraq Veterans Against the War
Jewish Arab Dialogue Association
Jewish Funds for Justice
Jewish Labor Committee
Jobs with Justice
Jordan / Rustin Coalition
Latin America Solidarity Coalition
Latino Action Coalition of DC
Latino Equality Alliance
Latino Federation of Greater Washington
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
Left Labor Project
Lemeul Haynes Congregational Church
Lincoln Park Neighbors United for Peace, Chicago
Long Island C.B.T.U.
Maine Green Independent Party
Majority Agenda Project
Make the Road NY
Maryland and DC AFL-CIO
Maryland Black Family League
Mass Equality
Mass Transgender Political Coalition
Mexican American Coalition
Midwest Academy
Minnesota Coalition for a People’s Bailout
Mother A.M.E. Zion Church
NAACP
National Action Network
National Alliance Against Racist and Political Oppression, Chicago Branch
National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education
National Association of Black Social Workers
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.
National Black Justice Coalition
National Black L.U.V. Festival est. 1997
National Black Law Students Association
National Black Police Association
National Center for Transgender Equality
National Coalition on Black Civic Participation
National Community Reinvestment Coalition
National Congress of Black Women
National Council of La Raza
National Council of Negro Women
National Domestic Workers Alliance
National Education Association
National Exhoodus Council
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
National Immigrant Solidarity Network
National Jobs For All Coalition
National Missionary Baptist Church
National Network Opposing the Militarization of Youth
National Nurses United
National Organization for Women California
National Stonewall Democrats
National Union of Home and Health Care Employees
National Urban League
National Wildlife Federation
New England Region – AFSC
New Haven Peoples Center
New Jersey Black Issues Coalition
New York City Democratic Socialists of America
New York State AFL-CIO
New York Urban League
Next Step
North Country Peace Group (Long Island)
North Manhattan Neighbors for Peace and Justice
North Suburban Peace Initiative
Northeast Connecticut Coalition for Peace and Justice
NY Coalition of 100 Black Women
NYC Environmental Justice Alliance
NYC LCLAA
NYU Nursing Doctoral Students Organization
Ohio AFL-CIO
One of the 266 Wrongfully Terminated
P.A.P.A.II People Assisting Positive Actions
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays
Pax Christi Metro DC-Baltimore
Pax Christi USA
Peace Action
Peace Action Education Fund
Peace Action Maine
Peace Action Montgomery
Peace and Freedom Party
Pennsylvania Council of Churches
People for the American Way
People’s Organization for Progress
People’s Organization for Progress
Physicians for a National Health Program
Planned Parenthood
Pledge of Resistance – Baltimore
Policy Link
PowerPAC
Prayer, Praise and Worship Centers of America
Pride at Work
Progress Ohio
Progressive Congress Action Fund
Progressive Democrats of America
Progressive Democrats of America – NYS and NYC
Queers for Economic Justice
Rainbow PUSH Coalition
Reform Immigration for America
Resurrection Temple of the Lord
Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union
Riverside Edgecombe Neighborhood Association (RENA)
Roosevelt Institute
School of Americas Watch (SoA Watch)
SEIU 1199
SEIU Local 32BJ
SEIU Local 722
SEIU: Service Employees International Union
September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows
Sierra Club
Sikh Coalition
Single Payer Action Network Ohio – SPAN Ohio
Single Payer New York
Society of American Law Teachers
Sojourners
Solidarity
Stonewall Democratic Club
Stonewall Democratic Club – Los Angeles
Stonewal
Edward C. Noonan Comment by Edward C. Noonan 13 hours ago
Here are the 312 Sponsors of the SOCIALIST ONE WORLD (NATION) RALLY Oct 2, 2010
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A. Philip Randolph Institute
A. Philip Randolph Institute – The Metropolitan New York Chapter
Action LA Network
AFGE: American Federation of Government Employees
AFL-CIO
AFSCME
AFSCME 3800 – University of Minnesota Clerical Workers
AIDS Walk Washington
All Hands on Deck
Alliance for Democracy
Amalgamated Local 171 UAW
American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee
American Association of University Professors
American Federation of Teachers
American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
American Friends Service Committee
American Muslim Association of North America (AMANA)
American Rights at Work
Americans for Democratic Action
Americans for Financial Reform
ANSWER (Act Now to Stop War and End Racism) Coalition
Apollo Alliance
Bail Out the People Movement
Bethel Tabernacle AME Church, Brooklyn
Beulah Church of the Nazarene
Black Leadership Forum, Inc.
Black Women’s Roundtable
Black Youth Vote
Bronx for Change
Brooklyn for Peace
Brooklyn United for Innovative Local Development
Brooklyn United for Innovative Local Development
Bryn Mawr Peace Coalition
California Black League of Voters
California National Organization for Women
Campaign for America’s Future
Campaign for Community Change
Campaign for Peace and Democracy
Campus Camp Wellstone
Campus Progress
CEEF: Center for Community and Economic Justice
Center for Biological Diversity
Center for Community Change
Central Jersey Coalition Against Endless War
Charlie Fink Productions
Chesapeake Climate Action Network
Chicago Democratic Socialists of America
Chicago Teacher’s Union – AFT Local 1
Children’s Defense Fund
Church of the Evangelical United Church of Christ
Citizen Wave
Cleveland Peace Action
Climate Crisis Coalition
Coalition for Peace Action
Coalition of Black Trade Unionists
Coalition of Black Trade Unionists Region One
Coalition of Labor Union Woman
Coalition on Human Needs
CODA (Coalition for a District Alternative)
Code Pink
Coffee Party Progressives
Colage
Color of Change.org
Committee of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism
Communication for Social Change Consortium
Communications Workers of America
Communications Workers of America Local 2336
Communist Party USA (CPUSA)
Community Empowerment Network
Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago
Courage Campaign
CUNY University Student Senate
CUSH
DC 1707, AFSCME
DC Asian American and Pacific Islander Democratic Caucus
DC Latino Caucus
DC Vote
Delaware Pacem in Terris
Demand Equity Now
Democracy for America
Democratic Socialists of America
Demos
Detroit Democratic Socialists of America
Disciples Justice Action Network
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. DC Support Group
Drum Major Institute
Earth Day Network
Energy Action Coalition
Equality Federation
Equality Wisconsin, Inc.
Ex-Offenders Association of PA
Family Equality Council
Fellowship of Reconcilliation
Free Speech TV
Friends of the Earth
Friends of the Poor
Fur Cultural Revival (Darfur Community Center)
Gathering for Justice
Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley
Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
General Board of Church and Society- United Methodist Church
Generation Change
Generational Alliance
Georgia Peace and Justice Coalition
Gertrude Stein Democratic Club
Get Equal
Girldrive
Gray Panthers
Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral
Green for All
Green Party
Green Party USA
Haitian American Caucus
Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement
Harlem One Stop
HOFADS Corp., Inc.
Human Rights Campaign
Humanist Party, New York City Chapter
Illinois Single Payer Coalition
Imani Group
immigration Equality
Injured Workers United
Institute for Policy Studies
Institute of Caribbean Studies
Interfaith Worker Justice
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
International Federation 

 

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