Support the Campaign for Peace and Democracy in 2011!
Dear Friend of the Campaign for Peace and Democracy,
Now is the time to intensify the campaign to stop U.S. aggression against Iran, and to show support for those courageously struggling for their democratic rights within Iran. To help the Campaign for Peace and Democracy play its part in this and other campaigns, please consider giving us your financial support. Tax-deductible contributions of any size are welcome and very much needed.
We are currently gathering signatures on a public declaration entitled “End the War Threats and Sanctions Program Against Iran; Support the Struggle for Democracy Inside Iran” already signed by hundreds of individuals. We have run ads with the statement in several publications, including The Nation and The Progressive, and it has been posted on many websites and listserves.
We continue to gather signatures on the declaration and will soon send statement and the names of signers to the White House, members of Congress, and officials in Iran. To see the emerging list of signatures or to add your name, please go to http://www.cpdweb.org/stmts/1015/stmt.shtml
In addition to our ongoing work on Iran, we plan to continue campaigning to bring all U.S. forces home from Afghanistan and Pakistan, and for an immediate end to the murderous U.S. drone attacks in those countries and Yemen. In Afghanistan, the corrupt Karzai government is inextricably tied to warlords and drug lords, whose violence, cruelty and misogyny offer no real alternative to the Taliban. Americans are increasingly fed up with our government's unjust and extravagantly expensive support for these brutal, reactionary elements, and we intend to promote active opposition to the Af/Pak debacle in every way we can.
Over the past year CPD has launched or actively supported vigorous campaigns on several key issues:
Taken together, these initiatives embody CPD's view that the way to build an alternative to war is through promoting solidarity among movements for peace, human rights and social justice across national boundaries.
You can read about all of CPD’s campaigns for a new democratic, just and peaceful U.S. foreign policy on our website www.cpdweb.org
The Campaign depends on your contributions to sustain our work for a new U.S. foreign policy. Please give as generously as you can. To make your donation through PayPal on line, visit our website at http://www.cpdweb.org/donat.shtml. If you prefer, you can mail your check made out to Campaign for Peace and Democracy. We are now also able to accept credit card donations; to contribute by credit card send us a note by snail mail through the postal service with the amount, your credit card number, expiration date, and the name as it appears on the card. Please indicate if this is a one-time gift or a contribution that recurs monthly. We appreciate a monthly commitment since it assures a stable income stream throughout the year. All donations from foreign countries must be made by U.S. money orders or checks payable in U.S. currency drawn on U.S. banks. Our address is:
Campaign for Peace and Democracy
Donations are tax deductible. Thank you very much in advance for your support of the Campaign for Peace and Democracy. Your help is critical for our work in the coming year.
In peace and solidarity,