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6 March 2005

Never mind the second coming and the fourth dimension, Nancy Skougor and Paul Hilder are sending out the call for a third force:

"We call for the just and peaceful resolution of all conflicts, for the uprooting of fear and want.

From around the world we say: our brothers and sisters in the Middle East have the right to take responsibility for their future.

We call for ceasefires and civil society-mediated talks including all sides, for citizen movements beyond borders to build peace and democracy, and for non-aligned multinational forces to replace US power in Iraq.

...We think we share a vision of a Third Force for peace, democracy and justice – a network-enabled global civil society movement of movements that is self-organising, self-supporting. We think we can work together, beyond borders, independently, to question and transform the other forces of our world".

So, nothing too ambitious then.

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