Friday, January 20, from 7 to 10 p.m.
This year's Holiday Appeal marks the
26th year of the Partisan Defense Committee's
program of sending monthly stipends
as an expression of solidarity to those
imprisoned for standing up to racist capitalist
repression and imperialist depredation.
This program revived a tradition initiated
by the International Labor Defense
under James P. Cannon, its founder and
first secretary (1925-1928). The PDC
sends stipends to 16 class-war prisoners.
All proceeds from the Holiday Appeals will
go to the Class-War Prisoners Stipend Fund.
This is not charity but an elementary act of
solidarity with those imprisoned for their
opposition to racist capitalism and imperialist
$5 at the door, $10 sustaining
An Injury to One Is an Injury to All!
Free Mumia Abu-Jamal!
Abolish the Racist Death Penalty!
Free Leonard Peltier!
Down With Racist Repression of Native Peoples!
Free the Jailed G20 Protesters!
Free All Class-War Prisoners!
For more information, contact the PDC at
The PDC is a class-struggle, non-sectarian
legal and social defense organization which
champions cases and causes in the interest
of the whole of the working people. This
purpose is in accordance with the political
views of the Trotskyist League/Ligue trotskyste.
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