Monday, January 30, 2017

Trump

These are interesting times (understatement) and ones in which I am taking the unprecedented step of circulating an online petition. 3.3 million had signed at the point that I did. Let us make it 10 million!

Over 3 million have signed the open letter to Trump -- including you! With the announcement of the Muslim ban, it's time to make this the worldwide symbol of resistance -- share it everywhere, and help hit 4 million!
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Dear friends,

With the Muslim ban, Trump has shown that the worst fears about his Presidency are true.

This is the start. He's threatening to tear down international agreements. He's threatened to start a nuclear arms race. Didn't believe it before? Believe it now.

And this is happening in all our countries. We must build the global movement to stop it. Over 3 million have already signed the open letter, below, from the world to Trump, and it's been covered across major media. Today it becomes a symbol of resistance. Help it become an even more powerful message -- forward it widely and sign below


 ADD MY NAME


Dear Mr. Trump,

This is not what greatness looks like.

The world rejects your fear, hate-mongering, and bigotry. We reject your support for torture, your calls for murdering civilians, and your general encouragement of violence. We reject your denigration of women, Muslims, Mexicans, and millions of others who don’t look like you, talk like you, or pray to the same god as you. 

Facing your fear we choose compassion. Hearing your despair we choose hope. Seeing your ignorance we choose understanding. 

As citizens of the world, we stand united against your brand of division.
Sincerely,

Recent signers -- Add my name


 ADD MY NAME



As Americans take to the streets in resistance, we can show them the world is at their back. Instead of dividing us, let's make Trump a force to bring us together, to fight for everything we love.

With hope,

Emma, Alice, Christoph, and the whole Avaaz team.

 

Avaaz is a 44-million-person global campaign network
 that works to ensure that the views and values of the world's people shape global decision-making. ("Avaaz" means "voice" or "song" in many languages.) Avaaz members live in every nation of the world; our team is spread across 18 countries on 6 continents and operates in 17 languages. Learn about some of Avaaz's biggest campaigns here, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter.

You became a member of the Avaaz movement and started receiving these emails when you signed "Block escalation in Iraq!" on 2007-02-12 using the email addressdavidhughstratton@gmail.com.
To ensure that Avaaz messages reach your inbox, please add avaaz@avaaz.org to your address book. To change your email address, language settings, or other personal information, contact us, or simply go here to unsubscribe.


To contact Avaaz, please do not reply to this email. Instead, write to us at www.avaaz.org/en/contact or call us at +1-888-922-8229 (US).Dr David Stratton




2 comments:

  1. Oddly, I was unable to sign on my mobile phone. My PC to the rescue. Thank you for posting, Dave :-)

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  2. You are very welcome Chris. It just passed the 4 million mark

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