e-news: women on the move: for peace and a better future; celebrating Dr. King's
Say NO to WAR: http://www.womensaynotowar.org
Call for Peace: An Urgent Appeal This international
appeal and internet-based petition drive launched by the US women's peace
group CodePink gives women around the world chance to say "NO" in
great numbers to the senseless, costly war in Iraq. Signatures will be presented
to US embassies on International Women's Day, March
8. Men in solidarity are invited to sign
the call and participate in March 8 events. We support this action on our
other language sections, see for instance our report in Spanish.
Impeachment of George W. Bush by Elizabeth Holtzman
Elizabeth Holtzman knows about presidential impeachment, as she was on the
House Judiciary Committee during the impeachment of Richard Nixon. In this
article on The Nation magazine's website the former Democratic Congresswoman
explains why this president should be impeached and what US citizens need
to do to make it happen.
- The first two items concern
what we don't want: war, illegal governmental action. A declaration FOR a
better future is presented in this statement that came together
at the International Workshop on Self-Organizing and Common Self-Reliance,
Cologne, Germany, October 20-22, 2005. The work of Grace Lee Boggs, Maria
Mies and others:
WORLD IS NECESSARY- ANOTHER WORLD IS POSSIBLE - ANOTHER WORLD HAS ALREADY
- And on this US national
holiday Grace Lee Boggs asks: How
shall we celebrate King’s birthday? Conversations
with Vincent Harding
..."A lot of our discussion
centered around how in the last three years of his
life King called for a revolution in values against the triple threats of
Racism, Materialism and Militarism. Why do most King celebrations back away
from or ignore this message? Is it because he was going where most Americans
don’t want to go – so that there was almost a sigh of relief when he was assassinated?..."
A Defeat for Working Women By Martha Burk, Ms. Magazine.
Posted January 11, 2006.
Alito's confirmation, if it happens, could also have profound implications
for working women, only from the opposite point of view. Like the other seven
men on the Court, he's never experienced sex discrimination firsthand, so
he doesn't see it as a problem. His record is clear -- big business rules.
for peace is alive: "1000 PeaceWomen Across the Globe"
The book of the 1000 women for the Nobel Peace Prize 2005 Project
This book introduces
1000 women who represent millions doing similar work around the world.
Biographies and photos give insight into their life and work. US$ 45.00.
mujeres españolas y latinoamericanas entre las 1000 Mujeres para el
Premio Nobel de la Paz (on our Spanish section)