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Thankyou, Congressman Kucinich for your clear vision

Congressman Kucinich’s Response to President Obama’s “Just War” Doctrine WASHINGTON - December 11, 2009 - “Yesterday, our president mused about the inevitability of war, war’s instrumentality in the pursuit of peace and just wars. It is important for us to reflect on his words, because once we believe in the inevitability of war, war becomes [...]

2009-12-19T13:17:54-05:00December 19th, 2009|Imagine All The People|

“A New Era of Peace”

Barack Hussein Obama II  (born August 4, 1961) has been sworn in  as the 44th US president of the United States of America.  He is the first African American to hold the office.  An estimated two million people converged on Washington DC, enduring sub-zero temperatures to attend his inauguration. Here is his inauguration speech in full. I stand [...]

2009-01-20T14:08:21-05:00January 20th, 2009|Imagine All The People, In The News|

9 Steps to Peace for Obama in the New Year

by Deepak Chopra, Tikkun, 1 Jan 2009. The following is a memo to Barack Obama from Deepak Chopra:   PEACE You have been elected by the first anti-war constituency since 1952, when Dwight D. Eisenhower was elected after promising to end the Korean War. But ending a war isn't the same as bringing peace. America has [...]

2009-01-02T06:53:30-05:00January 2nd, 2009|Imagine All The People|

The Climate for Change by Al Gore

The inspiring and transformative choice by the American people to elect Barack Obama as our 44th president lays the foundation for another fateful choice that he — and we — must make this January to begin an emergency rescue of human civilization from the imminent and rapidly growing threat posed by the climate crisis. The [...]

2008-11-10T11:49:14-05:00November 10th, 2008|Imagine All The People|

Obama Spells New Hope for Human Rights

Celebrations of Barack Obama's election as president of the United States erupted in countries around the world. From Europe to Africa to the Middle East, people were jubilant. After suffering though eight years of an administration that violated more human rights than any other in US history, Obama spells hope for a new day. While [...]

2008-11-10T11:32:47-05:00November 10th, 2008|Imagine All The People|

Election Night by Yoko Ono

Dear Friends How I reacted the night Obama became president: Just crying...like most people on the streets of N.Y, or in the world that night, from joy...and other complex emotions which had to do with the work we all did for the longest years trusting in miracles. I had a strong urge for John to [...]

2008-11-16T07:37:44-05:00November 10th, 2008|Feature, Written work, Yoko reads|

President-Elect Barack Obama on Election Night

If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible; who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time; who still questions the power of our democracy, tonight is your answer. It's the answer told by lines that stretched around schools [...]

2008-11-10T08:54:22-05:00November 5th, 2008|Yoko recommends|
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