Diplomacy and Development, Not Predators and Prisons
What about the Home Front?
**-Visit Get Afghanistan Right and learn more about reasons to oppose an escalation in Afghanistan.
**-Call your Member of Congress and let them know you oppose escalation in Afghanistan. If you're not sure who represents you, visit the House of Representatives website and input your address--it will give you the name of your Congressperson (and it will take you to an e-mail form). You can reach your Congressperson through the Capitol switchboard: (202) 224-3121. United for Peace and Justice gathered some fantastic fact sheets to help you prepare.
**Call the White House and tell the president you oppose escalation in Afghanistan: (202) 456-1111.
**Sign Sojourner's petition to Obama.
**Sign the Friends Committee on National Legislation's petition calling for an investment in peace, not war, in Afghanistan.
Tom Hayden is the author of The Other Side (1966, with Staughton Lynd), The Love of Possession Is a Disease With Them (1972), Ending the War in Iraq (2007) and Writings for a Democratic Society: The Tom Hayden Reader (2008). more...