Archive for July, 2009

Information and actions, nuclear weapons, indefinite detention

1. Nuclear Weapons

Obama has made several rhetorical commitments to nuclear disarmament; there is also an ongoing Nuclear Posture Review. Now is the time to push him to do something substantial about it.

From the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation:
Video — U.S. Leadership for a Nuclear Weapons-free World
http://www.wagingpeace.org/

Tell President Obama to Make Dramatic Nuclear Cuts
http://capwiz.com/wagingpeace/issues/alert/?alertid=13704431

From TrueMajority:
A Nuclear Free World
http://act.truemajorityaction.org/t/120/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=33

From Peace Action:
Petition to President Obama for Nuclear Weapons Abolition
http://www.peace-action.org/nukes/campaigns/nptpetition.htm

From the Union of Concerned Scientists:
President Must Match Actions to Words on Nuclear Weapons
https://secure3.convio.net/ucs/site/Advocacy?cmd=display&page=UserAction&id=2095

2. Indefinite detention

The Obama justice system
by Glenn Greenwald
http://www.salon.com/opinion/greenwald/2009/07/08/obama/index.html

Petition from Amnesty:
Stand Against President Obama’s Proposed Indefinite Detention Regime
http://takeaction.amnestyusa.org/siteapps/advocacy/ActionItem.aspx?c=jhKPIXPCIoE&b=2590179&aid=12497&ICID=T0906A02&tr=y&auid=5026108

Petition from ACLU:
Stop Indefinite Detention
https://secure.aclu.org/site/Advocacy?amp;cmd=display&page=UserAction&id=1625

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Written by dan

July 13th, 2009 at 2:14 am