The Virtual March

March 1st, 2003 – 8:35 pm
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“Backed by a number of celebrities, volunteers jammed switchboards in Washington DC in an effort to force US politicians to think again over the prospect of war in the Gulf.

Organisers online democracy group MoveOn say more than 250,000 people signed up to take part in the protest and that many more joined in during Wednesday.”

It was an interesting idea, having hundreds of thousands of people who are opposed to the war against Iraq try to contact their representatives to let them know. And, despite some technical glitches, it seemed to work out well. I doubt this is the last time we’ll be seeing something like this.

Read more here, and check out MoveOn’s site here.

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