Saul Williams: Not In Our Name - Pledge Of Resistance

we believe that as people living
on this planet called earth it is our
responsibility to resist the injustices
done by our governments,
in our names

not in our name
will you wage endless war
there can be no more deaths
no more transfusions
of blood for oil

not in our name
will you invade countries
bomb civilians, kill more children
letting history take its course
over the graves of the nameless

not in our name
will you erode the very freedoms
you have claimed to fight for

not by our hands
will we supply weapons and funding
for the annihilation of families
on foreign soil

not by our mouths
will we let fear silence us

not by our hearts
will we allow whole peoples
or countries to be deemed evil

not by our will
and not in our name

we pledge resistance

we pledge alliance with those
who have come under attack
for voicing opposition to the war
or for their religion or ethnicity

we pledge to make common cause
to bring about justice,
freedom and peace

another world is possible
and we pledge to make it real

written by Starhawk and Saul Williams of the Not In Our Name (NION) organization
(the lyrics displayed here contain minor changes by me to make them universal)

originally free mp3 downloads from their now defunct site:
Coldcut remix
DJ Goo remix
DJ Spooky remix

also available on 12" vinyl from Ninja Tune