Chants

(Cmd/ctrl click to select multiple)

Back up! Back up!
We want freedom! Freedom!
All these racist killer cops:
We don't need em! need em!

Police

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

Reproductive Justice

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

Farmworker, Funky, Humor

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

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

Anti-Prison

Fuck your assimilation
-we want trans liberation
-we want our liberation

Funky, Queer

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

Queer

We are unstoppable
Another world is possible

Climate, Multi-purpose

1, 2, 3, 4 Open up the closet door!
5, 6, 7, 8 Don't assume your kids are straight!

Humor, Queer

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

Labor, Spanish

Remember when you take your stand
You’re standing on stolen land

Climate, Land Back

When trans people are under attack -
What do we do?
Stand up, fight back!

Queer

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

Revolution

Corporate greed
We must fight
Education is a right!

Education, OWS

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

Humor, Labor

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

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

Labor, Spanish

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

Dismiss, disarm, disband the police!
The whole damn system is guilty as hell!

Police

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

Austerity, OWS, Peace

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

Funky, Multi-purpose, OWS

El que no brinque, es Tranfobico
El que no brinque, es Tranfobico
El que no brinque, es Tranfobico

Queer, Spanish

Boots, boots, boots on the ground
We’re here, we’re here, to shut this war/shit down

Black Lives Matter, Peace, Police

Las luchas obreras
No tienen fronteras

Labor, Spanish

No justice no peace
No racist police

No justice no peace
Fuck these racist-ass police

Black Lives Matter

¡No So mos todas, faltan las encarceladas!
¡No So mos todas, faltan las asesinadas!

Queer, Spanish

We will not be silenced in the face of transphobic violence!

Queer

They say DIPLOMAT IMMUNITY
We say ACCOUNTABILITY

Labor

Wake up, wake up, you can’t hide
Climate change is genocide

Climate

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

OWS

There are no excuses
For human rights abuses

Immigration, Pro-Palestine, Revolution

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

Anti-Prison, Immigration

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

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

Labor

Tu machismo, es terrorismo
Tu Transfobia, es terrorismo
Tu indiferencia, es terrorismo
Tu silencio, es terrorimo.

Queer, Spanish

Vamos, Vamos, Vamos ... que nada nos detenga!!!
La lucha continua y la victoria es nuestral!!

Multi-purpose, Queer, Spanish

Black lives, they matter here
All Black lives, they matter here
Black Trans lives, they matter here
etc.

Black Lives Matter

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

Funky, Labor

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

Labor

Wall Street, Wall Street, take a hike!
Now's the time for General Strike!

OWS, Revolution

Por nuestras muertas ... ¡Toda una vida de lucha!
Por nuestras presas ... ¡Toda una vida de lucha!
Por nuestras desaparecidas ... ¡Toda una vida de lucha!
Por nuestras vidas ¡Revolución trans y unidas!

Queer, Spanish

(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

1! We are the people
2! Say it louder
3! We want justice
4 Black people

Black Lives Matter

Turn up, don't turn down,
We're doing this for Mike Brown.

Police

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

Humor, Labor, Multi-purpose

Pas de deux or arabesque
The occupation is grotesque

Pro-Palestine

[Politician/Corporation], don't you dare
Frack our water and our air!

Climate

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

Funky, OWS

(12/8 time, syncopated rhythm, call and response)

Hi-dee hi-dee hi-dee ho
These racist cops have got to go
If we don’t get no justice now
We’re gonna burn it all down

Black Lives Matter

Hands up to the sky,
We're doing this for Akai.

Police

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