October 28 protests nationwide today

antiwar protest, lead banners, Los Angeles


Oct. 28 is here – be counted among the thousands of people who will be joining together in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, New York and all over the world to say “Stop the War on Iraq – Bring the Troops Home Now” and “End Occupation: Iraq, Afghanistan, Palestine, Haiti and Everywhere!” In Los Angeles, we’ll gather at Hollywood and Vine at 12 noon and march to CNN at Sunset and Cahuenga for an exciting rally and Public Anti-War Tribunal.

Oct. 28 speakers and participants include:
Cindy Sheehan, Gold Star mother
Paul Haggis, Double Academy Award-winner (“Crash” Best Picture)
Gloria Romero, California Senate Majority Leader
Ron Kovic, Vietnam war veteran and author “Born on the Fourth of July”
Pablo Paredes, Iraq war resister
Arun Ghandi, Indian activist and grandson of Mahatma Ghandi
Maria Bello, Two-time Golden Globe-nominated actor (“Thank You for Not Smoking”)
Bill Paparian, Green Party Candidate for U.S. Congress, 29th District
Harrison of Air America‘s “Harrison on the Edge”
Mimi Kennedy, Award-winning actor “Dharma and Greg”
Juan Jose Gutierrez, Latino Movement USA, Director
Margaret Prescod, Global Women’s Strike organizer and KPFK host
Jim Lafferty, National Lawyers Guild-LA, Executive Director
Muna Coobtee, Free Palestine Alliance organizer
James Adomian as George “the devil” Bush, (â┚¬Å“Mind of Menciaâ┚¬Â)
Los Caché, Los Angeles progressive ska band

I’ll be driving the truck that leads the march. If you live it L.A., be there!