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OneBlueSky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 02:58 AM
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Not In Our Name . . .

"No election, whether fair or fraudulent, can legitimize criminal wars on foreign countries, torture, the wholesale violation of human rights, and the end of science and reason."
--from the new Not In Our Name statement

The new Not in Our Name statement of conscience, opposing the domestic and international agenda of the Bush government, is signed by 10,000 people and appeared in the Times on Sunday, January 23.

The statement is signed by nationally known figures in the arts, academia and politics including Russell Banks, Judith Butler, Noam Chomsky, John Cusack, Angela Davis, Daniel Ellsberg, Eve Ensler, Andre Gregory, Bill T. Jones, Barbara Kingsolver, Congressman Jim McDermott (D-Wash.), Walter Mosley, James Stewart Polshek, Francine Prose, Wallace Shawn, Alice Walker, Cornel West, and Howard Zinn.

Now the challenge is to get the statement published everywhere across the country, read on local radio stations, and posted on web sites.

- Download a PDF file of the New York Times ad.
- Read the new statement from Not In Our Name. with a representative list of signers
- Sign and contribute to printing the new statement in more papers.
- Download a PDF file of the statement in leaflet format.
- Comments on the elections and what it means for our futures.
- Read the original 2002 NION statement and a selected list of signers.
- Get connected with action.

Suheir Hammad together with Marisa Tomei, Howard Zinn, Wallace Shawn, Andre Gregory, Eve Ensler, Tony Kushner, Edward Asner, Oscar Brown Jr. and many others read the first Not In Our Name statement at Cooper Union, October 3, 2002

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