Chants

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It is our duty to fight for our freedom!
It is our duty to win.
We must love and protect each other.
We have nothing to lose but our chains.
-Assata Shakur

Anti-Prison, Multi-purpose, Police, Revolution

Right-to-life, your name's a lie,
You don't care if women die!

Reproductive Justice

No hate!
No bigotry!
No Muslim registry!

Immigration

Stop! Stop! Funding war
Go! Go! Support the poor

Austerity, OWS, Peace

Back up! Back up!
We want freedom! Freedom!
All these cops and politicians--
We don't need 'em, need 'em!

Back up! Back up!
We want freedom! Freedom!
Tell the racist GOP--
We don't need 'em, need 'em!

Funky, Immigration, Police

Ojos rojos,
¡Manos quemadas!
Los quimicos matan
¡Y no nos dan nada!

Labor, Spanish

Cut tuition! Cut fees!
Education should be free.

Education

Pas de deux or arabesque
The occupation is grotesque

Pro-Palestine

Out of the closets, and into the streets!
All unite! Fight for our rights!

Queer

We gotta beat back the bank attack.
We gotta beat beat back that bank attack!

Funky, Multi-purpose, OWS

They got bailed out, we got sold out!

OWS

Hey, hey, ho ho: where did all the money go?
Show. Me. The money!

Funky, OWS

No justice, no peace!
CUNY should be free!

Education, Multi-purpose

UP UP with education
DOWN DOWN with deportation

Anti-Prison, Education, Immigration

We don't want a prison nation
Stop mass incarceration

Anti-Prison

No somos uno
No somos cien
Somos milliones
¡Cuentanos bien!

Spanish

Las luchas obreras
No tienen fronteras

Labor, Spanish

Aww, beep beep!
________ is cheap!
Awww - Toot toot!
Get up off of that loot!

Funky, Labor

Queers: Don't deny it!
Stonewall was a riot!

Queer

We want change, and we don't mean pennies!

Humor, Labor, Multi-purpose

We're Here, we're Queer,
-we're fabulous, don't fuck with us
-we're snuggling with your cats
-we're coming over for dinner
-we're sharks, we're gonna eat you!

Funky, Humor, Queer

There are no excuses
For human rights abuses

Immigration, Pro-Palestine, Revolution

In the domestic industry
We will beat back slavery!
In the workplace & in the home
A woman's worth will be known
Yeah, in our homeland & this country
No justice, no peace!
Say No no no no no! No no no no no!

Labor

Working families are under attack
What do we do?
Stand up, fight back!

Labor

War Machine, Hey fuck you!
We deserve a future too!

Peace

(repeat line by line, call and response)
From Iraq to Palestine
Occupation is a crime!
In Korea and the Philippines
We will stop the war machine!
In the Latin American nations
We will end globalization!
Yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah

Peace, Pro-Palestine

They say, "tuition hikes,"
We say, "Tuition STRIKES!"

Education

They say get back, we say fight back!
Get back... fight back
They say go away, we say no way!
Go away... no way
When they say shut up, we say rise up!
Shut up... rise up!

Revolution

¡Luchar, crear!
¡Poder popular!

Spanish

We need money for education
Not for jails and incarceration

Anti-Prison, Education

De-portation! / Cri-mi-nalization!
We got your blueprints to our exploitation.

Liberation! / Legalization!
We got the masses
To fight for our freedom!

Anti-Prison, Immigration, Labor

No borders! No nations!
Stop the deportations!

Anti-Prison, Immigration

Stop and frisk, prison gates
Do not make our city safe

Anti-Prison

No justice, no peace!
No racist police!

Police

Fight! Fight! Fight!
Housing is a human right!

Housing

Don't eat square burgers
'Til they pay their farmworkers

Farmworker, Funky, Humor

They say PROTECT THE TRAFFICKERS
We say PROTECT THE WORKERS

Labor

Old Jim Crow, New Jim Crow
The whole damn system's got to go
(This racist system’s got to go.)

Anti-Prison, Police

What's the reaction? Di-rect action!
What's the solution? Revolution!

OWS, Revolution

Trafficked workers demand our rights
We will stand and we will fight!
Through our people's demonstration
We will win our liberation!
Yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah

Labor

Not the church, not the state,
Women must decide their fate!

Reproductive Justice

CUNY, escucha, estudiantes en la lucha!
Pueblo, escucha, estamos en la lucha!
B-o-T, escucha, trabajadores en la lucha!

Education, Spanish

Cut the crap
end corporate greed
Give this nation
what we need

OWS

From Palestine to Mexico
All these walls have got to go

Immigration

Estamo diciendo
¡No al desalojo!
Después el embargo
¡No al desalojo!

Housing, Spanish

Corporate greed
We must fight
Education is a right!

Education, OWS

¡Si, Si, Si!
¡Como no!
¡El dueño del (carwash) nos robó!

Labor, Spanish

Occupy! Shut 'em down!
New York is the people's town!

Multi-purpose, OWS, Revolution

War on Terror? It's a con!
We won't stop until it's gone!

Peace

How do we fix the deficit?
End the war! Tax the Rich!

Austerity, OWS, Peace

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