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INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR WRITERS ON TRUMP

40 Signatures Goal: 1,000

This is a European created petition which replicates 'WRITERS ON TRUMP' the U.S. petition against Trump's candidacy for presidency of the U.S. I have started this petition in support of all of our writing contemporaries in the United States, to visibly demonstrate the solidarity of all kinds of international writers with their campaign. Please read what they have to say below and sign this petition if you are in agreement.

Thank you.

Catherine Walsh.

"The following is a statement signed by more than 23808 U.S. writers, regarding the candidacy of Donald J. Trump for the Presidency of the United States. If you agree with us—whoever you are, whatever you do, wherever you live—we hope you'll join us by adding your name and the state you live in and help us spread the word. Many thanks.

AN OPEN LETTER TO OUR FELLOW AMERICANS

Because, as writers, we are particularly aware of the many ways that language can be abused in the name of power;

Because we believe that any democracy worthy of the name rests on pluralism, welcomes principled disagreement, and achieves consensus through reasoned debate;

Because American history, despite periods of nativism and bigotry, has from the first been a grand experiment in bringing people of different backgrounds together, not pitting them against one another;

Because the history of dictatorship is the history of manipulation and division, demagoguery and lies;

Because the search for justice is predicated on a respect for the truth;

Because we believe that knowledge, experience, flexibility, and historical awareness are indispensable in a leader;

Because neither wealth nor celebrity qualifies anyone to speak for the United States, to lead its military, to maintain its alliances, or to represent its people;

Because the rise of a political candidate who deliberately appeals to the basest and most violent elements in society, who encourages aggression among his followers, shouts down opponents, intimidates dissenters, and denigrates women and minorities, demands, from each of us, an immediate and forceful response;

For all these reasons, we, the undersigned, as a matter of conscience, oppose, unequivocally, the candidacy of Donald J. Trump for the Presidency of the United States."

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  • 6 months ago
    Jamie Thrasivoulou United Kingdom
    6 months ago
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    Lee Jenkins Ireland
    6 months ago
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    Romana Huk United States
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    Elizabeth Hilliard Ireland
    6 months ago
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    simon cutts Ireland
    6 months ago
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    Simon Cutts Ireland
    6 months ago
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    Judy Kravis Ireland
    6 months ago
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    Morgaine Merch Lleuad United Kingdom
    6 months ago
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    Nerys Williams United Kingdom
    6 months ago
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    Mauricio Cristales El Salvador
    6 months ago
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    Alex Susanna Spain
    6 months ago
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    Dylan Brennan Mexico
    6 months ago
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    Marie Bashford-Synnott France
    6 months ago
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    Kinga Fabo Hungary
    6 months ago
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    Nessa O'Mahony Ireland
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