street theatre script/Activist Cookbook: United for a Fair

Tom Boland (wgcp@earthlink.net)
Fri, 24 Apr 1998 15:45:58 -0700 (PDT)


STREET THEATRE script from Class Acts - United for a Fair Economy [UFE]

See also UFE Home Page http://www.stw.org/ and
The Activist Cookboook: Creative Actions for a Fair Economy
http://www.stw.org/html/activist_cookbook.html


CELL PHONE DRILL TEAM - Sweatshop Version

Drill Sergeant	Drill Team

Cell Phone Drill Team - Fall in!
Present shades!
Present phone!
Dial!
Right ear!
Execute business plan!	Cheat workers! Raise profits!, Sir!
I can't hear you!	CHEAT WORKERS! RAISE PROFITS!, SIR!
Re-hook phone!

Pardon me, Sir, do you have any Grey Poupon
Present mustard!	Grey Poupon, Sir!

Engage global sub-minimum wage wrist watch locator!	Ready to locate, Sir!
Locate sub-minimum wage conditions!
Report, El Salvador!	57=A2/hour, no bathroom breaks, Sir!
Report, Indonesia!	child labor, military dictatorship, Sir!
Report, Los Angeles!	forced overtime, wage violations, Sir!
How do we feel about this, soldiers?!	mmmmmm.....shlurp...aaah..., Sir!
I can't hear you!	(louder)

Prepare to spin!
Present phone!
Dial media!
Right ear!
Shmooze!	Our officers have a lot of sympathy for the workers, Sir!
Shmooze!	Our self-monitoring program is effective, Sir!
Shmooze!	Our fall fashions are lovely, Sir!
Re-hook phone!

What's the Global Rule, soldier?!	Race to the bottom, Sir!
Whoever gets their first, wins, Sir!

Cell Phone Drill Team, prepare to march!	(jogging)
We sweat the workers in L. A.!	        We sweat the workers in L. A.!
We cheat them out of their back pay!	We cheat them out of their back pay!
We like to run things mean and lean!	We like to run things mean and lean!
We charge a lot for our blue jeans!	We charge a lot for our blue jeans!

Sound off!	Sweat shops!
Sound off!	Help us!
Sound off!	Sweat shops help us...not you!

++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Andrew Boyd
ab@stw.org
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 55. Lay claim to one fragment.
 91. Label your tribe.
152. Name what names you.
341. Make the border your territory.
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

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