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 [...]
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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!
Don’t forget to vote on 6 May! Letters: Lib Dems are the party of progress | Politics | The Guardian.
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”.
If you agree please sign the Secretary of the Arts Petition.
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]
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
She’s not a bad actress Link [moveon.org]
It’s about time! At last someone (Dennis Kucinich) has had the guts to launch impeachment proceedings in the House. Will other elected representatives follow his lead and support this long-overdue attempt to bring W to justice? Fat chance. Sign the petition here (and notify your own Representative and Senators if you’re a US citizen). 223 [...]