Artists, Actors and Activists Participate in 'Stop Watching Us' Rally Against NSA
Today artists, actors, and activists gathered at "Stop Watching Us: Rally Against Mass Surveillance." Artists such as Ai Weiwei, Tom Morello, Evangeline Lilly have joined with John Cusack, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo, and Oliver Stone appearing in videos, posting on social media and adding their name to the https://rally.stopwatching.us website. Check out a video below!
Artists are also showing their support on social media, such as musician/activist Tom Morello and punk rock band, Anti-Flag, encouraging their fans to take action.
"It is vital that we have the support of artists from all mediums supporting this historic action and we are proud to be standing side by side with them to raise our collective voices," said Rainey Reitman, activism director at the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
Full list of artists showing their support:
Chad Stokes Urmston
John Perry Barlow
StopWatching.us is a coalition of more than 100 public advocacy organizations and companies from across the political spectrum, described byThe Atlantic Wire as "perhaps the most diverse collection of groups in the modern history of American politics." Members include the ACLU, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the World Wide Web Foundation, Mozilla, Demand Progress, reddit, Freedom of the Press Foundation,MoveOn.org, Freedom Works, and many others.