Tuesday, November 29, 2016

We received this urgent call from the Revolution Club, Chicago

"There is a showdown looming at Standing Rock Indian Reservation
in the Dakotas. Thousands of Native American Indians, along with supporters,
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have been camping out there. They have been protesting the installation of an oil pipeline that gravely threatens the water that Native people and thousands of others in the area depend on, and violates Indian treaty rights.... Now the Army of Corps of Engineers has vowed to arrest anyone who remains in the camp past Monday, December 5....
"Battles like the one in Standing Rock can be and must increasingly be built as part of strengthening the movement to make revolution. And in the shadow of the looming fascism of Trump, the struggle for the basic justice of the demands of the water protectors in Standing Rock takes on even greater significance.
Sunday November 20
Sheriff's Deputies fired water cannons at people
in 25° weather. Photo: Twitter/@erinschrode
"The whole world will be watching to see what the people of this country are going to do. What happens in Standing Rock will set terms one way or the other going into perilous times. Be part of making sure they are the right terms."

The Revolution Club is organizing a car caravan to get to Standing Rock as soon as possible. We are planning to leave sometime Wednesday, Nov 30 or Thursday, Dec 1 (there may be opportunities for some to go later). Join us. Call or text 312-804-9121 or email revclub.chi@gmail.com to participate or provide support.

Needed: cold weather gear, camping equipment, food, water and funds.

Read about the looming showdown at Standing Rock:
Showdown Looms: Stand With Standing Rock

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