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Shut ’em Down

Shut ’em Down

To
the 10,000 dock workers who went on a one-day strike up and down the entire
West Coast of the US Friday to protest the war in Iraq, Sailing Anarchy
salutes you. In a country that is so apathetic about the horror created
in Iraq, we are pleased to see this action and impressive statement by
the ILWU. As we understand, every major port was shut down due to the
strike. Now if only 10 million people would strike to protest, maybe something
might happen.

"Longshore
workers are standing down on the job and standing up for America,"
said ILWU International President Bob McEllrath. "We’re supporting
the troops and telling politicians in Washington that it’s time to end
the war in Iraq.
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