If you are a member
of one of these unions please call as many of the congress members
linked below as you can, and:
a) Remind them of the amount of your union's contribution to their
campaign, the amount of which is listed. Thank them for their
support for union issues.
b) Tell them as a U.S. labor union member your are against a troop
escalation in Afghanistan, and gravely concerned that a widened war
will prove fatal to domestic jobs programs backed by U.S. labor.
Direct them to U.S. Labor
Against the War
to see the growing list of US labor organizations
against the war,
c) Ask them to become a co-sponsor Rep.
Barbara Lee's H.R. 3699
which pledges to not fund a troop
escalation in Afghanistan (list here of present
.) Ask them to speak out strongly against a
widened war on the House or Senate floor.
d) Ask them to sponsor reparations and infrastructure programs, guided
by Afghans, as described in the "Stabilizing
Afghanistan Through a Cash-for-Work Initiative"