Chants

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Detention centers? We say no
Solitary's got to go

Anti-Prison

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

Queer

Too many brothers and sisters in jail;
Barred from education and set up to fail.
It's time to fight for a free CUNY
It's time to pick up the unity!

Anti-Prison, Education

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

Hey Cuomo we're no fools
You can't privatize our schools

Education

Queers can march in Dublin, Queers can march in Cork.
Why can't queers march in New York?

Queer

¡El pueblo, unido, jamás será vencido!

¡Carwasheros, unidos, jamás será vencidos!

¡Inquilinos, unidos, jamás será vencidos!

¡Trabajadores, unidos, jamás será vencidos!

Housing, Labor, Spanish

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

Anti-Prison, Police

For Deceptacon:
Down with the Man and his drills, his drills, his drills
Down with the Man and his hydrofracking toxins

Climate

They got bailed out, we got sold out!

OWS

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

There are no excuses
For human rights abuses

Immigration, Pro-Palestine, Revolution

New York wa-tah
Keep it like you oughta!

Climate

What’s disgusting?
Union busting!
What’s outrageous?
Stolen wages! or: (Sweatshop wages) (Poverty wages)

Labor

Corporate greed
We must fight
Education is a right!

Education, OWS

¡Luchar, crear!
¡Poder popular!

Spanish

What don't we want? Incremental reforms! [or substitute]
When don't we want them? Ten years from now!

OWS

Corporate fat cats, rich and rude
We don't like your attitude!

Labor

Black, White, Gay, Straight
Love Does Not Discriminate!

Queer

¡Aqui estamos y no nos vamos!
¡Y si nos echan, nos regresamos!

Multi-purpose, Spanish

Your burgers may be square,
But your food ain't fair!

Humor, Labor

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

OWS, Revolution

The Boss is sure an SOB
But he's nobody's clown
He'll hire me and fire you
to keep our wages down

Humor, Labor

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

Reproductive Justice

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

Labor, Spanish

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

Humor, Labor, Multi-purpose

We won't stand down
So we gotta stand UP!

Revolution

No justice, no peace!
No racist police!

Police

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

Peace

Rise up! Get down! There's revolution in this town!

Funky, OWS, Peace, Revolution

Sexist, racist, anti-gay! NYPD, GO AWAY

Police

From Ferguson to NYC
End Police Brutality

Police

¡Arriba trabajadores!
¡Abajo explotadores!

Labor, Spanish

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

Funky, Labor

¡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

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

Farmworker, Funky, Humor

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

Funky, Multi-purpose, OWS

Cut tuition! Cut fees!
Education should be free.

Education

Our friends and neighbors are under attack
What do we do? Stand up, fight back!

Immigration, Revolution

Immigrants are not to blame!
No U.S. terror in our name

Immigration, Peace

We're not back--we never left!
We won't stand for Wall Street's theft!

Austerity, OWS

Wanna know what all the fuss is?
We are standing up for justice!

Revolution

*to the chorus of "Shake your Booty"
Pay pay pay, pay pay pay! Pay your workers! Pay your workers!

Funky, Labor

No borders! No nations!
Stop the deportations!

Anti-Prison, Immigration

Too many brothers and sisters in jail;
Barred from citizenship and set up to fail.

Anti-Prison, Immigration

UP UP with education
DOWN DOWN with deportation

Anti-Prison, Education, Immigration

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

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

It's our history-- don't deny it!
Stonewall was a TRANS riot!

Queer

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