Mark Ruffalo, Whoopi Goldberg And More Stars Plan ‘People’s State Of The Union’ Opposite Donald Trump’s Speech

U.S. President Donald Trump’s forthcoming State of the Union address has sparked a counter movement by Hollywood stars.

Mark Ruffalo, Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Moore, Alyssa Milano, Lee Daniels and more will attend “The People’s State of the Union” event, which is promoted as a “public alternative” to Trump’s first-ever address.

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“The People’s State of the Union” is scheduled for Monday, Jan. 29 — one day before Trump’s event — at the historic Town Hall in Manhattan, New York City.

Singer Andra Day and rapper Common will perform their Grammy and Oscar-nominated song “Stand Up for Something” from the film “Marshall”.

Ruffalo, the “Avengers” star, described the gathering as an “inspirational event where activists and influencers join together to articulate a positive vision for our future, and how we’re going to win our country back,” per the Associated Press.

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Furthermore, Milano wants everyone involved. She called for social media users to create brief videos describing “your dream for America” and post them with the hashtag “#StateOfTheDream”. “Please join us! Resist and persist with digital counter-programming to Trump’s #SOTU,” she tweeted.

The event will be livestreamed on Monday at peoplessotu.org.

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