Goin’ to western Canada to teach
Organizing to Canada’s best and most
Senior Organizers. Spreading the message
That we are all under attack, that the
Day of free labor movements with
Workers rights and union freedoms are
All but over, that if we don’t start a
Fight with global capital we will all
Be rolled under the steamroller.
Be not confused, global capital means
To reduce us all to serfs, take education
From our kids – and a middle class
Standard of living and quality of life.
More people in poverty, more people
Incarcerated, shrinking middle class
The world over and it ain’t gettin’ better.
You can close your eyes, turn your
Head away, but that don’t change shit.
This is a fight brewin’ everywhere from
Kids sewing before they can read to
Workers strugglin’ just for water and food and
There is a human spirit for a reason so
We don’t live like beasts and raise our kids
Don’t sell that spirit short.
I hear it at Walmart stores, on the docks, in
Hospitals and public services, in the
Voices of those who demand dignity and
Respect, who love their kids more than they
Fear the oppressors.
Stand. Stand. Stand.
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