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'The Congress Shall Have Power ... to Declare War'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, constitution, government, Govtfearmongering, media, obama, politics, propaganda, terrorism, war )

Kit
- 1 hour ago - theatlantic.com
Absent a declaration of war or a statutory authorization from Congress, the president can't introduce the U.S. Armed Forces into hostilities save in "a national emergency created by attack upon the United States."
Why Nebraska's "Top Climate Denier" Congressman Could Lose His Seat In November
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Nebraska, Politics, Lee Terry, Brad Ashford, Congressional Elections, Climate Change, Climate Denial )

Brian
- 9 hours ago - thinkprogress.org
"Seeking his ninth term in office, the Republican congressman deemed Nebraska's "top climate denier" by the state's most prominent progressive grassroots organization seems to be getting a run for his money from a veteran state senator. "
Speaker Boehner's Lawyer Is Charging The American Taxpayer $500 An Hour To Sue Obama
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, Boehner's lawsuit, corruption, crime, ethics, government, politics, republicans, u.s. )

Kathy
- 10 hours ago - thinkprogress.org
Last January, a Washington attorney named David Rivkin co-authored an article in Politico Magazine that laid out a legal theory that Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) now plans to use to sue President Obama because the president is not implementing Obamacare fa
How the Left Is Revitalizing Itself
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Politics, Left, Progressives, Open Society, Service Employees Int'l Union, SEIU, Democracy Alliance, Center for American Progress )

Brian
- 14 hours ago - thenation.com
"There's more collaboration between progressive groups--and more coordination among donors--than ever before.."
Here's How Brazil's New Presidential Candidate Could Help Save the Planet
Environment  (tags: politics, world, environment, ecosystems, conservation, nature, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 14 hours ago - globalpost.com
Marina Silva has a chance at becoming the first environmentalist to lead a major world economy. Here is what that might look like.
U.S. Officials Try To Gauge Threat From American Fighters In Syria
World  (tags: ISIS, terrorists, terrorism, society, politics, middle-east, violence, world, usa )

Cal
- 15 hours ago - npr.org
U.S. intelligence officials tracking American fighters believe that at least 140 of them have gone to fight in Syria and Iraq so far. They say the number of U.S. passport-holders now in the fight has more than doubled since the beginning of the year.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Obstruct the Right to Vote in Ferguson
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: freedoms, ethics, voting rights, Ferguson MO, voter registration, news, politics, usa )

Cal
- 15 hours ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Bringing underrepresented communities into the political process is one effective way to make government and police more sensitive and responsive to the needs of those communities.
The Deep Ocean Is Crucial to a Healthy Planet, and Now Companies Want to Strip-Mine It for Metals
Environment  (tags: deep ocean ecosystems, mining interests, conservation, destruction, environment, ecosystems, oceans, politics, world, habitatdestruction, habitat, nature, humans, protection )

Cal
- 15 hours ago - takepart.com
Though the deep ocean covers more than half the planet, we know more about the surface of the moon than about life in the far recesses of the sea. Scientists have come together to protect the deep sea before it's too late.
End of the Line: GMO Production in China Halted
Environment  (tags: GMO's, Sustainabililty, nature, politics, wildlife, government, ecosystems, environment )

Nils Ande
- 22 hours ago - rt.com
In a surprise U-turn, China's Ministry of Agriculture has decided not to continue with a program which developed genetically-modified rice and corn. Some environmentalists say public concerns about GM crops played a key role in the decision.
Iagine A Future Free From Gun Violence ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, gun violence, Alex Mooney, Larry Pratt, ethics, corruption, constitution, abuse, candidates, politics, republicans, elections )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - csgv.org
TELL ALEX MOONEY: RETURN LARRY PRATT'S MONEY. Larry Pratt has obviously crossed a line in suggesting his members might shoot a Congresswoman who votes in a way they believe is unconstitutional.
Shocking Picture of What Life Will Look Like When You Can't Afford to Retire
Business  (tags: news, money, society, politics, inability to retire, realities, economy, corporate, corruption, consumers )

Cal
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Will you be ready for the life of a nomad, permanently in search of temporary work?
GOP Senate Campaign Defends Using Image Of James Foley's Execution In Ad (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, Allen Weh, James Foley, elections, candidates, corruption, ethics, politics )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
The campaign of Allen Weh, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in New Mexico is defending an ad it released Monday that uses an image of the gruesome execution of James Foley, an American journalist.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect the Grand Canyon From Destructive Developments
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, ecosystems, GrandCanyon, wildlife, water, nature, politics, pollution, protection )

Cal
- 1 day ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Most of us think that the Grand Canyon is sacred and outside the realm of destructive development. But that is not true.
Rival Leaders, Rival Governments In Libya As Crisis Deepens
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, violence, society )

Cal
- 1 day ago - npr.org
Libya's political crisis deepened today when the outgoing Parliament picked a new Islamist-backed government, leaving the country with two rival Parliaments and leaders, each with their own armed supporters.
 

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