U.S. Government Doesn't Know Beans
24.88 in HIGH x 16.94 in WIDE
(63.18 cm HIGH x 43.02 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

"(c) 1984 D. Minkler" printed at bottom right above a small union label for Allied Printing #147 and "published by Inkworks, Berkeley, CA."

Multi-color poster printed on white paper. An image of a peach-colored and a brown-colored hand, each holding a long branch with green leaves and red colored berries, appears at center on a red and yellow background. Along the top left "Nicaragua" is printed in red lettering with a font that curves along the side of the image from center left to top center. Text below the image reads: "U.S. Government Doesn't Know Beans" and continues in smaller text "about getting along with our neighbor, Nicaragua. Terrorizing coffee workers and sabotaging storage facilities are a few tactics used by the US government to intimidate the Nicaraguan community and destroy its key export crop. In response, hundreds of U.S. citizens have volunteered to help with the coffee harvest. Support the growing community of North Americans who actively oppose U.S. intervention in Nicaragua. Contact the Nicaraguan Information Center at (415) 549-1387.""Doesn't know beans" is an American expression meaning knows nothing. [LMC]
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