Political Perspectives on 09/02/09
Jenka Soderburgh interviews anti-nuclear activists from the Proposition One movement.
Proposition One is a grassroots movement for disarmament of nuclear
weapons and the conversion of nuclear and other weapons industries to
provide for human and environmental needs.
Proposition One aims to put Nuclear Disarmament and Economic Conversion
on the ballot in every state
The Proposition One in 2010! Campaign, a national multi-media action
tour that educates the public on the need and opportunity to eliminate
nuclear weapons, will present at the First Unitarian Church in Portland
on Sunday September 6th from 3 - 6 pm.
The group is headed by Washington, DC, peace activist Ellen Thomas, who
has helped maintain a round-the-clock anti-nuclear vigil in front of the
White House for 18 years, and in 1993 helped coordinate the successful
DC Ballot Initiative 37 for Nuclear Disarmament and Economic Conversion,
which has been introduced into US Congress nine times since 1994 by DC’s
Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton.
Campaign Coordinator Jay Marx says, “We use film, stories, songs and
facts to educate people on everything we wish we didn’t need to know
about nuclear weapons - from Alpha particles to X-rays, from Americium