The United We Stand festival in Los Angeles on Saturday May 10th will include 2012 Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein, 2008 Green VP candidate Rosa Clemente, 2014 CA Governor candidate Luis Rodriguez, and 2014 CA Treasurer candidate Ellen Brown, along with a lineup including Public Enemy, Immortal Technique, and Dennis Kucinich. From Free and Equal:
Free & Equal will host the “United We Stand” Festival Tour kicking off on May 10th, 2014. The UWS Festival tour will showcase music as well as panels of musicians, actors, writers, journalists, and other speakers discussing key issues such as:
The Patriot Act, NDAA, NSA, war on drugs, drones, foreign policy/war, GMO, Internet freedom, election reform, honest media/music/art, central banks, corporatism, education/student leadership, the environment, spirituality/oneness, and more. The events will be recorded and broadcast globally.
The momentum of the tour will help unite and empower voters and build a base of supporters for young people running for local office in 2014. Our Free & Equal Debate initiatives and Election Assistant app will also help support new candidates for office, especially those running for Congressional seats.
Our confirmed roster of musicians who support political and social activism includes: Founders of Wu-Tang Clan(Cappadonna, U-God, and Masta Killa), Rooftop Revolutionaries,Immortal Technique, Brother Ali, A-Alikes, Paul Masvidal of Cynic, Luminaries, Tatiana Moroz, and many more.
Keynote speakers include media legend Larry King, Chuck D & Professor Griff of Public Enemy, Ben & Jerry (via video), Dennis Kucinich, New York Times bestselling spiritual author Marianne Williamson, and David Bronner (CEO of Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps).