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Tell Congress What the U.S. Ambassador Acknowledged on Drone Strikes

Until recently, U.S. officials have largely refused to engage, publicly and on the record, on specific criticisms of U.S. drone strike policy in Pakistan. But now, Acting U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Richard Hoagland has gone on the record to defend the details of U.S. drone strike policy in a meeting with Just Foreign Policy and other U.S. peace delegates in Pakistan.

Urge your representatives in Congress to follow up on what has been acknowledged, like the fact that the U.S. could compensate civilian drone strike victims and their families.

http://www.justforeignpolicy.org/act/drones-congress

Thanks!

Syndicated 2012-10-11 15:53:00 (Updated 2012-10-11 15:53:05) from proclus

RT @wikileaks RELASE: 13,734 emails covering Mitt #Romney or the GOP from intelligence contractor #Stratfor http://bit.ly/SSoQdO

RT @wikileaks RELASE: 13,734 emails covering Mitt #Romney or the GOP from intelligence contractor #Stratfor http://bit.ly/SSoQdO

Donate to Wikileaks http://bit.ly/SSoNPk
 
Wonderful!
 
Regards,
proclus
http://www.gnu-darwin.org/

Syndicated 2012-10-10 22:20:00 (Updated 2012-10-10 22:20:35) from proclus

Halliburton lost what?

Dear Friend,

Unbelievable. For nearly a month, Halliburton lost a radioactive rod
used in the process of fracking wells in Texas after it apparently
just fell off a truck. That's right. Fell. Off. A. Truck.

What will it take for major corporations like Halliburton to stop
treating our safety like it was just a speed bump along their way to
obscene profits from fracking?

It will take levying major fines on a corporation, when it makes
reckless, unbelievable mistakes.

Tell the Nuclear Regulatory Commission: Hold Halliburton accountable
for its carelessness with radioactive material.

http://act.credoaction.com/campaign/halliburton_radioactive/?r_by=48435-30521...

Syndicated 2012-10-10 15:51:00 (Updated 2012-10-10 15:51:38) from proclus

#JillStein.org: 20 million dollars. - #GreenParty

Dear Michael L.,

We've been busy . . . Federal matching funds in the primary. Check! . . . Get on nearly 9 out of 10 ballots. Check!

1_-3_-5_.pngOur biggest task is still ahead: Get 5% of the vote and unleash $20,000,000 for the Green Party’s 2016 presidential campaign. To stay on track for 5%, we must match our fundraising from the primary season by raising $500,000.

Can you pitch in $5?

jill-stein-thermometer.pngEvery dollar wins us more votes by increasing our media outreach and hiring more organizers to work on the ground in local communities. A win of 1% of the vote puts us firmly on the political map. A showing of 3% sends the message to any administration that serious momentum mounts for the Green New Deal. 

Winning 5% of the vote immediately translates to $20 million dollars in federal funding for our 2016 presidential bid.

Can you help by contributing today?

Thank you,

Jill Stein



Please take an immediate step by making a donation: http://www.jillstein.org/donate

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PO Box 260217, Madison, WI 53726-0217
http://www.JillStein.org 


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Syndicated 2012-10-08 18:56:00 (Updated 2012-10-08 18:56:30) from proclus

#Walmart Workers Strike at Stores Nationwide - #walmartstrikers

Hooray! I've been waiting for this moment for years! Good luck to the Walmart strikers!

Regards,
proclus
http://www.gnu-darwin.org/

via (title unknown) by beth on 10/4/12

Walmart workers at various stores around the country are on strike today, protesting poor working conditions and alleged retaliation for their attempts to organize.

The one-day strike was expected to culminate in a mass rally outside a store in Pico Rivera, Calif., this afternoon.

OUR Walmart, a coalition of Walmart workers and other sympathizers, organized the protest.

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Syndicated 2012-10-05 00:54:00 (Updated 2012-10-05 00:54:07) from proclus

Expanding the Debate Exclusive: Third Party Candidates Break the Sound Barri...

via Democracy Now! by mail@democracynow.org (Democracy Now!) on 10/4/12

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As President Obama and Mitt Romney squared off for the first time on Wednesday night, Democracy Now! broke the sound barrier by pausing Obama and Romney’s answers to get real-time responses from candidates Jill Stein of the Green Party and Rocky Anderson of the Justice Party. Stein and Anderson joined Democracy Now! for a live special just miles away from the Obama-Romney contest at the University of Denver. Many Obama supporters have expressed surprise that Romney was able to put the president on the defensive, while Obama failed to mention several of Romney’s potential weak spots, including including his record at the private equity firm Bain Capital, his vast personal wealth and offshore investments, and his recent remark that 47 percent of Americans are government dependents. Today, highlights from our "Expanding the Debate" special with the voices of all four candidates, showcasing the broadened perspectives on the critical issues beyond the Democratic-Republican political spectrum. [Includes rush transcript]

Syndicated 2012-10-04 16:30:00 (Updated 2012-10-04 16:30:54) from proclus

Google #bicycle maps - #biking #carfree

I'd just like to thank the Google bicycle mappers, who are contributing immensely to my health and sense of adventure. 

Regards,
proclus
http://www.gnu-darwin.org/

Syndicated 2012-10-04 02:37:00 (Updated 2012-10-04 02:37:18) from proclus

Anti-#Drone Protesters Gather for Weekend March into Waziristan #drones

via (title unknown) by admin on 10/1/12

Former US ambassador and peace activist Ann Wright – who has arrived in Islamabad to participate in Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)’s peace march to South Waziristan. Wright and Imran Khan spoke to the media in Islamabad on Sunday, September 30, 2012.

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Syndicated 2012-10-02 11:38:00 (Updated 2012-10-02 11:38:49) from proclus

Join me - stand with Bradley Manning

Friends,

Bradley Manning's hearing has begun, and he needs our support. Join me and sign this statement that you stand with Bradley, and that he should be a protected whistleblower. 

Just go here: http://bit.ly/vqahJx

Sincerely,

Syndicated 2012-09-29 17:32:00 (Updated 2012-09-29 17:32:34) from proclus

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