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I just voted for a better world.

Dear Friend,

As a member of the CREDO community, I get to vote to distribute CREDO's annual donations to a wide range of progressive groups. Some of the groups we are supporting this year include Free Speech for People, Rainforest Action Network, the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and Women for Women International.

Good news: You can vote too! It's free. Just go to credomobile.com/vote to get started.

Thanks for helping me build a better world.


Syndicated 2013-11-12 18:16:00 (Updated 2013-11-12 18:16:19) from proclus

YES on 522 - Label GMOs in Washington State!

I signed the petition "YES on 522 - Label GMOs in Washington State!". I'm asking you to sign this petition to help us reach our goal of 25,000 signatures. I care deeply about this cause, and I hope you will support our efforts.


Syndicated 2013-11-04 21:42:00 (Updated 2013-11-04 21:42:25) from proclus

Tell Kerry: Give back Snowden's passport

The U.S. State Department revoked the passport of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, whose “crime” was to educate Americans and the world about the dangerous growth of the U.S. surveillance state.

Tell Secretary of State John Kerry to give Snowden back his passport.


Syndicated 2013-11-01 13:58:00 (Updated 2013-11-01 13:58:20) from proclus

Help Lee & McGovern End the War in Afghanistan


I signed a petition to The United States House of Representatives, The United States Senate, and President Barack Obama which says:

"President Obama should seek explicit Congressional approval before signing any agreement to keep thousands of U.S. troops in Afghanistan indefinitely for a new mission after 2014. Members of Congress should support efforts led by Barbara Lee, Jim McGovern, and Walter Jones to force a Congressional debate and vote on whether to keep thousands of U.S. troops in Afghanistan."

Will you sign this petition? Click here:



Syndicated 2013-10-31 22:34:00 (Updated 2013-10-31 22:34:18) from proclus

GNU-Darwin spectrum block

This is getting abit dated, but many of the links are still quite useful.

follow GNU-Darwin Action Spectrum: distro feeds: molecules feeds: Action blog feeds: summaries and qr-codes:


Michael L. Love/proclus/GNU-Darwin link block

Syndicated 2013-10-30 19:12:00 (Updated 2013-10-30 19:12:39) from proclus

I just signed this, you should too.

The NSA has far too much power to spy on innocent Americans without any meaningful oversight. It's gotten so bad that even one of the original ultra-conservative authors of the Patriot Act, Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, joined with progressive stalwart Rep. John Conyers and Senator Patrick Leahy in introducing a bipartisan NSA reform bill. It's a good first step, and we need to show the House and the Senate that there's popular support for Congress starting the process of restoring our constitutional rights. Click the link below to find out more information and to sign the petition: http://act.credoaction.com/sign/sensenbrenner_leahy/?sp_ref=16917717.4.1045.e.4392.2&source=mailto_sp

Syndicated 2013-10-30 19:06:00 (Updated 2013-10-30 19:06:30) from proclus

Of course, no one is using Google+ ;-). https://plus.google.com/115614675659443949810

Of course, no one is using Google+ ;-). https://plus.google.com/115614675659443949810

Syndicated 2013-10-29 18:18:00 (Updated 2013-10-29 18:18:59) from proclus

In the event Twitter & Facebook are down, you might be able to see proclus/gnu-darwin here. https://hotpump.net/gnudarwin - Michael L. Love

In the event Twitter & Facebook are down, you might be able to see proclus/gnu-darwin here. https://hotpump.net/gnudarwin - Michael L. Love

Also the great old sites sites are available as follows. https://identi.ca/proclus http://proclus.status.net/

Syndicated 2013-10-29 18:16:00 (Updated 2013-10-29 18:16:08) from proclus

I just signed this petition -- will you?

 I just took action to demand that the New York Times and Washington Post follow the lead of the L.A. Times and adopt policies of refusing to publish any letters to the editor or other content that denies climate change. I think you should too. http://www.credomobilize.com/petitions/tell-the-washington-post-and-new-york-times-don-t-promote-climate-change-denial?sp_ref=16592132.4.941.e.0.2&source=mailto_sp

Syndicated 2013-10-28 18:34:00 from proclus

Pick the 2013 Rubber Dodo Award Winner -- Vote by Midnight, Oct. 30

It's time to pick the most outrageous eco-villain of 2013 -- and we need your help.

The Center for Biological Diversity established the Rubber Dodo award in 2007 as a way to spotlight those who do their very best -- that is, their worst -- to destroy wild places and drive species to extinction. The award, named after the most famous extinct species on Earth, is given out every year.

This year has brought many threats to imperiled species and wildlands and many deserving winners to choose from. Vote now and invite your friends. Voting closes at midnight Oct. 30.

Cast your vote here: http://action.biologicaldiversity.org/p/salsa/web/questionnaire/public/?questionnaire_KEY=1644

Syndicated 2013-10-21 20:30:00 (Updated 2013-10-21 20:30:31) from proclus

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