Monthly Archives: February 2007

Impeach07 Campaign Launched

A growing network of organizations and individuals has launched a new campaign to pursue the immediate impeachment of George Bush and Dick Cheney. impeach07.org

Poll sees hope in West-Islam ties

Most people believe common ground exists between the West and the Islamic world despite current global tensions, a BBC World Service poll suggests. “Most people feel this is about political power and interests, not religion and culture,” said Doug Miller, president of polling company Globescan. Link

Food miles

Tokenistic policy and consumer responses to concerns about ‘food miles’ could undermine the social and economic development of African countries. Consumers in the UK think they should be cutting back on imports of fresh prodcue flown in from Africa, in order to save the planet from climate change. But does this make sense? Research shows… Read More »

Petition calling for Middle East talks

On Monday, the top Israeli, Palestinian, and international leaders meet briefly in Jerusalem to talk peace for the first time in almost 7 years. Tell them that we want them to begin real Middle East peace talks urgently. REAL MIDDLE EAST PEACE TALKS NOW

Help Republicans

Make it easier for them to support the proposed resolution against Bush’s escalation of the war in Iraq by signing this petition: http://www.democrats.org/noescalation

Demonstrate against UK arms exports

Join me and Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) for a peaceful protest outside DESO‘s (Defence Export Services Organisation’s) annual conference, at 11am on 7 March outside the Queen Elizabeth Conference Centre in Central London (Broad Sanctuary, London SW1P 3EE). There’s a pledge on PledgeBank where you can sign up to take part: “I will demonstrate… Read More »

Who’s funding global warming?

Dallas-based utility company TXU are planning to build 11 new coal-fired power plants. Among others, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley and Citigroup are funding them, with support from Texas Governor Rick Perry (who benefits from TXU’s campaign contributions). If the plants are built they will responsible for producing as much as 78 million tons of CO2… Read More »