Chants

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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

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

Queer

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

Austerity, OWS, Peace

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

Housing

Say up with the people (yeah yeah) And down with the banks (boom boom) x2

Funky, Multi-purpose, OWS

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

Funky, Labor

Down, down with exploitation,
Up, up! With a fair food nation!

Labor

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

Funky, OWS

1234 open up the prison doors
5678 we don't want a prison state

Anti-Prison

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

Education, Spanish

Every job a union job!

Labor

Dignity YES!
Slavery NO!

Labor

Our education is under attack
So stand with us: stand up, fight back!

Education, Multi-purpose

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

Multi-purpose, 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

There are no excuses
For human rights abuses

Immigration, Pro-Palestine, Revolution

They got bailed out, we got sold out!

OWS

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

Queer

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

Reproductive Justice

NYU, we won't let you keep building off our debt!

Education, OWS

(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

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

Education

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

Anti-Prison

On strike: shut it down!
New York is a union town!

Labor, OWS

Las luchas obreras
No tienen fronteras

Labor, Spanish

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

Funky, Labor

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

Immigration, Peace

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

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

Queer

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

Revolution

The police are violent!
We will not be silent!

Police

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

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

Humor, Labor

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

Police

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

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

Immigration, Revolution

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

Queer

They say PROTECT THE TRAFFICKERS
We say PROTECT THE WORKERS

Labor

¡El pueblo, unido, jamás será vencido!

¡Carwasheros, unidos, jamás será vencidos!

¡Inquilinos, unidos, jamás será vencidos!

¡Trabajadores, unidos, jamás será vencidos!

Housing, Labor, Spanish

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

Austerity, OWS, Peace

From Ferguson to NYC
End Police Brutality

Police

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

OWS

Queers can march in Dublin, Queers are here to say:
Why can't queers, March in your parade?

Queer

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

OWS

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

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

Spanish

¡Este puño si se ve!
¡Los obreros al poder!

Labor, Spanish

¡La renta sube, sube!
¡El pueblo sufre, sufre!

Housing, Spanish

Back alleys, no more,
Abortion rights for rich and poor!

Reproductive Justice

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

Labor

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