2012, a year for revolt: A selective calendar of events

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January or February — Rally to defend the ILWU

Defeat the union-busting bid by multinational EGT in Longview, Wash.

March 1-8 — Support public education

Join rallies on California campuses and actions in Sacramento. Visit occupyeducationca.org/wordpress/

or email Bay Area Freedom Socialist Party at bafsp@earthlink.net.

April 24 — Occupy for Mumia

Demand freedom for Mumia Abu-Jamal and protest the prison-industrial complex in Washington, D.C. See www.freemumia.com.

May 1 — May Day marches and rallies

Be part of demonstrations — and maybe strikes? — for the rights of immigrants and all workers.

May 15-19 — Protest the G8 summit and NATO conference

Raise your voice in Chicago against the warmongering and austerity policies of world leaders. Visit cang8.wordpress.com.

June 5 — California primary election

Peace and Freedom Party members will have the opportunity to vote for Stephen Durham for presidential candidate.

August 27-30 — Republican National Convention

Demonstrate at the scoundrels’ extravaganza in Tampa, Fla.

September 3-6 — Democratic National Convention

Register your protest of “labor’s friends” in Charlotte, in the “right to work” state of North Carolina.

November 6 — Election Day

Make your vote meaningful this year: vote socialist. Vote for Freedom Socialist Party candidates Stephen Durham and Christina López.

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