Why war?

Do we really want perpetual war? The majority seems to, while having no idea what it entails or accomplishes. A West Point history professor raises the question that few politicians dare to. Why war? It’s a question Americans should be asking. – LA Times.

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Stop Internet censorship

These rants have come to be very occasional but there is something potentially evil afoot in the US. On 18 January there is a worldwide protest against two US bills, SOPA and PIPA, that could fundamentally alter the nature of the FREE, GLOBAL INTERNET. Please join me in blacking out your own website(s) in support… Read More »

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Vote Yes to AV for a better system

First-past-the-post doesn’t work well when there are more than two major parties. See the following for a couple of explanations of why Alternative Vote is better: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FstA45lxgFs http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Y3jE3B8HsE Don’t forget to vote on 5 May!

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Raise your voice for peace

Let’s put pressure on Obama and Israel to stop the illegal expansion into Palestinian territory. Please sign the petition today: Obama: “Stop the Settlements”.

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Why Barack Obama Is Winning – TIME

A good article about Obama’s strengths as a candidate. I would question the title though — he’s not currently “winning” anything. The only thing that matters is the actual votes counted on November 4th. Link [via digg]

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Million Doors For Peace

I just found out about this campaign, and think it’s a good way for Americans to remind each other of the terrible mess we have got into in Iraq, and at the same time remind their neighbours to VOTE on 4 November if they want change. Link: MillionDoorsForPeace.org

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