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How Corporations and Politicians Use Numbers to Lie âEUR" and How Not to Be Fooled
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, corruption, politics, poltiicians, corporations, usa )

Cal
- 26 days ago - alternet.org
Americans, as P.T. Barnum once noted, are not all that difficult to fool, and our nationâEUR(TM)s somewhat weak math skills donâEUR(TM)t help.
At Stake in 2016: Ending the Vicious Cycle of Wealth and Power
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, candidates, corporations, economic injustice, income inequality, activism )

Freya
- 31 days ago - nationofchange.org
Regardless of who wins the presidency in November and which party dominates the next Congress, it is up to the rest of us to continue to organize and mobilize. Real reform will require many years of hard work from millions of us.
5 Depressing Signs America Just Isn't the Country It Used to Be
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, corporations, health care, poverty, greed, taxes, injustice, prisons, crime )

Freya
- 74 days ago - alternet.org
There exists a common theme amidst these signs of societal decay.
TAKE ACTION: President Obama: Make Contractors Disclose Political Spending!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Obama, corporations, elections, federal contractors )

Dogan
- 94 days ago - yesfairelections.org
" President Obama: Corporations that receive taxpayer-funded contracts shouldn't be allowed to spend money on elections in secret. Issue an executive order requiring all federal contractors to disclose their political spending now. "
Tell President Obama: Ban Golden Parachutes for Wall Street Executives for the Rest of Your Term
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: greed, corruption, executives, corporations, petitions )

Freya
- 121 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Sen. Elizabeth Warren calls golden parachutes for Wall Street executives who enter public service "paying people off to remember their Wall Street friends while they run our government" - and it is a huge problem in the Obama administration.
Citing Religious Freedom, Native Americans Fight to Take Back Sacred Land From Mining Companies
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Oak Flats, Native Americans, corporations, mining, Arizona, John McCain, Jeff Flake, dishonesty, corruption, ethics, government, republicans, politics, news )

Carrie
- 201 days ago - nationofchange.org
For generations, members of the Apache Native American tribe have viewed Oak Flat as a holy, sacred place. "It's our sacred land ~ it's where we come to pray," Carrie Sage Curley, an Apache woman, told ThinkProgress.
President Obama: We Deserve Transparency - Common Cause - PETITION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP, Common Cause, Petition, Obama, Corporations )

Kathryn
- 275 days ago - secure2.convio.net
President Obama, release the names and affiliations of those given special access to the Trans-Pacific Partnership drafts.
One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: religion, Christianity, Christian Right, conservatives, corporations, right-wing, libertarians )

Freya
- 297 days ago - patheos.com
Princeton history professor Kevin Kruse's new book, One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America, engagingly traces the rise of the Christian Right as a political force in America.
Sign the Petition: Tell Corporations to Pay Their Fair Share
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: fair taxation for all, tax loopholes, americans, congress, corporations, corporate tax loopholes, politics, Tax equity )

Sabine
- 305 days ago - signforgood.com
April 15th is Tax Day. Each and every year, major profitable corporations avoid paying billions in taxes by exploiting complicated tax loopholes like inversions, valuation discounts and real estate investment trusts.
STILL TIME! Please Put Your 2 Cents In Have Until Friday July 18th - DON'T LOOSE THE INTERNET
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: FCC, Net Neutrality, slow lane, Corporations, Petition )

Unpacking
- 574 days ago - act.boldprogressives.org
You won't believe what happened yesterday. So many people submitted comments to the FCC about Net Neutrality -- we crashed their servers! The problem was so severe they extended the deadline for comments until Friday at midnight. Still time please do!
Tonight With Bernie ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, middle class, ONE PERCENT, taxes, Bernie Sanders, corporations )

Nancy
- 744 days ago - bernie.org
RSVP today for a conference call with U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders & Social Security Works. Submit questions now...
Help Stop a HUGE Secret Corporate Power Grab- Stop TPP Fast-Track - SIGN PLEASE!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP, congress, fast-track, Obama, corporations, power grab )

Angelika
- 754 days ago - act.350.org
THERE HAVE BEEN MANY "STOP THE TPP" / "STOP FAST-TRACK" PETITIONS to Congress, here's one more from 350°.org . Please sign it as well!
Tell US Congress: Protect Democracy and the Environment, No Fast Track for TPP - Via Rainforest Action Network
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Politics, TPP Trade Deal, Congress, Corporations, Environmental concerns, Ethics )

Victoria
- 758 days ago - act.ran.org
The TPP would give companies awful sweeping powers to sue local governments or entire countries over democratically enacted laws a company deems an impediment to maximum profits. Sign for Congress to vote down the fast track and force a public debate.
Stop the Secret Trade Deals: The Monsanto Protection Act on Steroids! TAKE ACTION!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: secret trade agreements, Trans-Pacific Partnership, (TPP), Trans-Atlantic Free Trade Agreement, (TAFTA), Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Part, (TTIP), Food Democracy Now!, corporations, Global Monsanto Protection Act! )

Judy
- 881 days ago - action.fooddemocracynow.org
Demand an end to secret trade deals, stop the fast track of TAFTA and the TPP. Stand with Food Democracy Now! - don't let corporations pass the Global Monsanto Protection Act!
 

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