THE PEOPLE’S BAILOUT: A Variety Show & Telethon to Benefit the 99%
Thurs, Nov 15th, 8-11pm
Watch the event LIVE online at The Rolling Jubilee.org
Special guests include: Janeane Garofalo, Jeff Mangum from Neutral Milk Hotel, Lee Ranaldo of Sonic Youth, Lizz Winstead, The Yes Men, Matt Taibbi, and many more!
$25 (abolishes an estimated $500 worth of debt)
$50 (abolishes an estimated $1000 worth of debt)
$100 (abolishes an estimated $2000 worth of debt)
$250 (abolishes an estimated $5000 worth of debt)
FREE! VIEWING PARTY in NYC
Church of the Village
201 W 13th Street, New York NY 10011 (just off 7th Avenue)
Join friends to watch the event, join discussions, break-out groups, and more!
NOT IN NYC?
Host a local viewing party with your friends or colleagues for “The People’s Bailout” telethon!
WHAT IS A ROLLING JUBILEE?
Check out this short video for more info. Read the FAQ here (bottom of page).
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A BAILOUT FOR THE PEOPLE, BY THE PEOPLE
Join Strike Debt for an updated version of an old classic, the telethon, to launch The Rolling Jubilee, a campaign that buys debt for pennies on the dollar and does away with it. Instead of collecting the debt, we will abolish it and help free the debtors!
People shouldn’t have to go into debt for an education, because they need medical care, or to put food on the table during hard times. We shouldn’t have to pay endless interest to the 1% for basic necessities. Big banks and corporations walk away from their debts and leave taxpayers to pick up the tab. It’s time for a bailout of the people, by the people.
It will be a wild night of music, comedy, magic, education, and the unexpected. This fast-moving variety show will mix well-known performers, intellectuals and activists from Strike Debt and Occupy Wall Street.
Special guests include Janeane Garofalo, Lizz Winstead, Max Silvestri, Hari Kondabolu, David Rees, The Yes Men, actor/director John Cameron Mitchell, Jeff Mangum of Neutral Milk Hotel, Lee Ranaldo of Sonic Youth, Guy Picciotto of Fugazi, Tunde Adebimpe of TV on the Radio, Climbing Poetree, the Invisible Army of Defaulters, members of Healthcare for the 99%, Occupy Faith, and many more.