The House approved $33 billion for a 30,000-troop escalation in Afghanistan this week and in doing so took money away from other places it was desperately needed: public schools, green energy and job creation.
Push your Congressperson to vote no on the Afghanistan funding. Push him or her to support Rep. Jim McGovern's "flexible timetable" exit strategy proposal. And join PDA's brownbags to end the war. After all, if even the puppet's saying no, shouldn't we?
A journey through Daybreak is an educational awakening, and an alert to the misdeeds of those we've elected. It's a clarification of why these deeds are wrong, why they must be challenged, and how they can be changed.
Can anyone tell me of any wall to wall on-site coverage of peace movement events over the past six years where the corporate press offered extensive air-time to listen to progressive leaders? I don't recall that ever happening. Do you?