[bestbits] RootsAction: Like it or not (and we don't), they could destroy the world
willi.uebelherr at riseup.net
Mon Jul 3 19:29:08 EDT 2017
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Betreff: Like it or not (and we don't), they could destroy the world
Datum: Mon, 3 Jul 2017 13:37:00 -0400 (EDT)
Von: RootsAction Team <info at rootsaction.org>
Antwort an: info at rootsaction.org
An: wube at gmx.net
UPDATE: More than 10,000 people signed this urgent petition over the
weekend. Please join them by signing and sharing!
What happens during the announced meeting between Donald Trump and
Vladimir Putin in a few days, at the G-20 summit in Germany, could
determine the fate of the Earth.
The" Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists" continues to warn the world that
*the hands of the risk-estimate "Doomsday Clock" have moved even closer
to catastrophic midnight*. The dangers of global nuclear holocaust are
increasing -- and a major factor is the rise of tensions between the
United States and Russia.
So, profoundly, this is not about Trump or Putin. *This is about whether
relations between the two nuclear-weapons superpowers will continue to
spin out, worsening the risks of military confrontation.* This is about
whether the young people we love -- and so many others around the world
-- will have a future. And whether subsequent generations will even exist.
*If you want to express support for seeking détente instead of
boosting U.S.-Russian tensions, please click here to sign a petition
with a vital message for Trump and Putin.* [
"To: President Vladimir Putin and President Donald Trump"
We vehemently urge you to take a constructive approach to your planned
meeting at the G-20 summit. Whatever our differences, we must reduce
rather than increase the risks of nuclear war. The future of humanity is
To read about the "Doomsday Clock," please click on a Background link at
the bottom of this email.
After signing the petition, *please use the tools on the next webpage to
share it with your friends*.
-- The RootsAction.org Team
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P.S. RootsAction is an independent online force endorsed by Jim
Hightower, Barbara Ehrenreich, Cornel West, Daniel Ellsberg, Glenn
Greenwald, Naomi Klein, Bill Fletcher Jr., Laura Flanders, former U.S.
Senator James Abourezk, Frances Fox Piven, Lila Garrett, Phil Donahue,
Sonali Kolhatkar, and many others.
>> "AFP:" Trump to Meet Putin at G-20, Seek "More Constructive" Ties [
>> "Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists:" Doomsday Clock [
>> Norman Solomon, "The Nation: "Fifty Years Later, Rekindle the
"Spirit of Glassboro" [
>> Robert David English, "Foreign Affairs: "Russia, Trump, and a New
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