Please consider adding your name to the following
statement. If, after reading it, you like what it
has to say, please take a few seconds to visit
http://www.zmag.org/wspj and add your name to the
statement. The statement was released on March 27,
2003, and already more than 2708 have signed on!
"I stand for peace and justice.
I stand for democracy and autonomy. I dont think the U.S. or any other
country should ignore the popular will and violate and weaken
international law, seeking to bully and bribe votes in the Security
I stand for internationalism. I oppose any nation spreading an ever
expanding network of military bases around the world and producing an
arsenal unparalleled in the world.
I stand for equity. I dont think the U.S. or any other country should seek
empire. I dont think the U.S. ought to control Middle Eastern oil on
behalf of U.S. corporations and as a wedge to gain political control over
I stand for freedom. I oppose brutal regimes in Iraq and elsewhere but I
also oppose the new doctrine of preventive war, which guarantees permanent
and very dangerous conflict, and is the reason why the U.S. is now
regarded as the major threat to peace in much of the world. I stand for a
democratic foreign policy that supports popular opposition to imperialism,
dictatorship, and political fundamentalism in all its forms.
I stand for solidarity. I stand for and with all the poor and the
excluded. Despite massive disinformation millions oppose unjust, illegal,
immoral war, and I want to add my voice to theirs. I stand with moral
leaders all over the world, with world labor, and with the huge majority
of the populations of countries throughout the world.
I stand for diversity. I stand for an end to racism directed against
immigrants and people of color. I stand for an end to repression at home
I stand for peace. I stand against this war and against the conditions,
mentalities, and institutions that breed and nurture war and injustice.
I stand for sustainability. I stand against the destruction of forests,
soil, water, environmental resources, and biodiversity on which all life
I stand for justice. I stand against economic, political, and cultural
institutions that promote a rat race mentality, huge economic and power
inequalities, corporate domination even unto sweatshop and slave labor,
racism, and gender and sexual hierarchies.
I stand for a policy that redirects the money used for war and military
spending to provide healthcare, education, housing, and jobs.
I stand for a world whose political, economic, and social institutions
foster solidarity, promote equity, maximize participation, celebrate
diversity, and encourage full democracy.
I stand for peace and justice and, more, I pledge to work for peace and
To sign, go to http://www.zmag.org/wspj.