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US Military Prepares Drastic Escalation of Global Drone Program
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Technology, War & Peace, U.S., Drones, Pentagon, Africa, Big Brother )

Judy
- 339 days ago - commondreams.org
New reporting reveals plans to expand drone program by 50 percent, including broader use of mercenaries.
Bernie Sanders Will End the IMF's Economic Violence in Greece and Africa
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, elections, ethics, government, politics, u.s., africa, europe, media, society, world )

Joanne
- 383 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Many people want to know more about Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' foreign policy agenda. We should recognize the fact that Bernie Sanders is the only presidential candidate who is talking about what the IMF is doing to Greece.
We Don't Need CORRUPT Politicians to Make These Decisions
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: New York, New Jersey, Ebola, quarantine, west, Africa, Obama )

Sam
- 634 days ago - nytimes.com
The Obama administration has been pushing the governors of NY and NJ to reverse their decision ordering all medical workers returning from West Africa who had contact with Ebola patients to be quarantined.
Sign the Petition Telling President Obama That the New Alliance Is a Bad Deal ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: New Alliance, Africa, farming, small farms, corporate, money, world, Obama )

Nancy
- 791 days ago - actionaidusa.org
While private investment in agriculture is important, this initiative fails to recognize that the interests of smallholder farmers do not always naturally align with the interests of large corporations.
Sec. of State Clinton's Africa Trip Ends With a Promise
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, Africa, Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State Clinton, Govt. tour of Africa, political commitments, Obama, Obamam adminsitration, source of oil, Nigeria, Kenya, Internet, expose corruption )

Kat
- 2533 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Clinton wrapped up a marathon tour of Africa on Friday in this palm-dotted island chain, saying she was leaving the region "even more committed than before I came." "The Obama administration has delivered a message of tough love. We're not sugarcoating it
Sign Petition: Demand U.S. Government Ratify U.N. Treaties to End Human Trafficking and Slavery
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, violence, UnitedNations, politics, women, children, human, rights, freedom, europe, africa, asia, middle-east, america, slavery, discrimination, society, culture )

Tom
- 2588 days ago - humantrafficking.change.org
Although The Convention on the Rights of the Child and The Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women were signed by Secretary Albright in 1995, The U.S. remains the only Western Country to have not ratified these treaties.
Take Action: Be a Voice for Darfur
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, politics, government, ICC, Hague, Africa, Khartoum, Sudan, Darfur, Bashir, janjaweed, violence, rape, murder, genocide, arrest, war crimes, terrorism, starvation, extermination )

Tom
- 2696 days ago - savedarfur.org
Tell Pres. Obama to keep his promise of "unstinting resolve" to end the genocide in Darfur through Protection of civilians from violence, starvation and disease; Sustainable peace for all Sudan; and Justice for victims and accountability for perpetrators.
Take Action: Tell President Obama To End The Genocide In Darfur
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, government, ICC, Hague, Africa, Khartoum, Sudan, Darfur, Sudan, al-Bashir, Janjaweed, violence, rape, murder, genocide, arrest, war crimes, terrorism, obama, government )

Tom
- 2696 days ago - action.savedarfur.org
Tell President Obama that the U.S. will not stand for retribution from Khartoum. Obama should immediately appoint a high-level official with the stature, mandate and authority to be the U.S. point person on Sudan - and bring an end to the genocide.
UPDATE-Suddenly There's Hope for Akim Gama-After 8 Months In Detention-Attorney Wasn't Notified-Sign Peition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, bushadministration, bush, Africa, Zimbabwe, corruption, crime, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, news, u.s., usa )

Elli
- 2997 days ago - postindependent.com
Somehow, Gama's attorney wasn't notified of the order until Wednesday. "It's rotten for Henry because this was three extra weeks in detention for him," said Mark Barr, of the Lichter and Associates law firm.
Capitalism, Communism and Africa: Keeping It Small and Simple
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: capitalism, communism, africa )


- 3058 days ago - lorenzod8n.wordpress.com
Many of the world's absolutely poorest and most oppressed people happen to live on the richest soil. Africa is no different in this regard. The aspirations of movements such as the Zapatista much closer represent those of the people living under such cond
Pact Would Give Global AIDS Fight Triple the Money - Washingtonpost.Com
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: foreign aid, AIDS, africa, abstinence )


- 3067 days ago - washingtonpost.com
In a compromise reached late Tuesday night, the bill loosens the requirement for abstinence messages in AIDS-prevention strategies, a source of criticism of the program since it was unveiled by President Bush in 2003.
Reporting Bush's Safari. Not Exactly as Scripted
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bush, Africa, oil, AIDS, congress, media )


- 3068 days ago - blackcommentator.com
one might think the U.S. money being spent to combat AIDs in Africa was coming out of Bush's own pocket, or that the visit was useful in a campaign to force Congress to provide more funding. Actually, the opposite is true, in that Congress wants to approp
Women Thrive Worldwide - The Global Resources and Opportunities for Women to Thrive (GROWTH Act)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, Africa, women, legislation )


- 3069 days ago - womenthrive.org
If you haven't already done so, please sign this petition to your legislators to support the GROWTH Act.
The War Against Women: A Dispatch From the West African Front
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Africa, violence, women, capitalism )


- 3076 days ago - commondreams.org
WARNING: Graphic descriptions of violence against women. But much easier to read than to endure. When violence is caused by greed to control natural resources, we as consumers have the power to stop it. How did the coltran get into your cell phone?
Bush: Keep Abstinence in AIDS Program
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Africa, abstinence, AIDS, aid )


- 3077 days ago - rawstory.com
"My attitude toward Congress is, see what works," Bush said. "PEPFAR is working. It is a balanced program. It is an ABC program -- abstinence, be faithful and condoms." (Huh? Abstinence & monogamy increasing in Africa as HIV infections decrease?)
 

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