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US Politics & Gov't

TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Detroit to Turn the Taps Back on: Water Is a Human Right!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: society, politics, safety, health, safety, news, humanrights, ethics, dishonesty, business, corporate, corruption, consumers, politics, society )

Cal
- 135 days ago - credomobilize.com
Residents who owe as little as $40 are having their water shut off with no warning. People are given no warning and no time to fill buckets, sinks or tubs. Families, seniors, sick and injured people and those with special needs are left without running wa
Win Without War ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Iraq, humanrights, world, diplomacy, conflict, usa )

Nancy
- 161 days ago - action.winwithoutwar.org
Even more chilling than watching the violence in Iraq is listening to the pundits here at home. The very same men and women who lied to the American public and sent thousands of my fellow men and women in uniform to their deaths are now leading the charge
Urge Your Senators to Co-Sponsor The Women, Peace, and Security Act of 2013 ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, government, humanrights, women, peace, world )

Nancy
- 281 days ago - capwiz.com
The world needs more women at the peace table and our Senators need to hear from us today if this important bill is to become law. Please send your message to Washington, DC right now.
21 Things You Can't Do While Black
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Stand Your Ground, stop and frisk, ALEC, humanrights, freedoms, americans )

Nancy
- 281 days ago - alternet.org
Here are 21 examples from the last five years of some of the things black people can't do without others thinking they're up to no good.
Standup to ALEC's Anti-Immigration Agenda ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: immigration, ALEC, law, politics, humanrights, government )

Nancy
- 291 days ago - standuptoalec.org
In state legislatures across our country, millions have worked to pass reform that gives aspiring Americans a chance at a better life. And yet in our statehouses, ALEC has put their extreme corporate agenda first.
Close Guantanamo in 2014 ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: guantanamo, ethics, usa, humanrights, corruption, politics )

Nancy
- 292 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
In his State of the Union address, President Obama set a clear goal of closing Guantanamo in 2014. In order for it to happen, he needs the support of Congress to lift the remaining restrictions on detainee transfers.
Wendy Davis: "You're Damn Right It's a True Story." ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, Wendy Davis, Texas, women's rights, usa, americans, humanrights )

Nancy
- 302 days ago - dailykos.com
It won't work. The only thing Greg Abbott and his allies have proved with these desperate attacks is that they don't understand what it means to live a life like mine - a life like that of so many people all across our state.
Tell Harry Reid to Stand Strong Against Pro-War Senators ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, Reid, pro war senators, war, congress, humanrights )

Nancy
- 308 days ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
Right now, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is stopping this bill from passing. As majority leader, he has prevented this bill from coming to a vote on the floor of the Senate--effectively keeping negotiations alive and keeping war off the table for now.
Stop Funding Sweatshops With Taxpayer Money PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: child labor, HumanRights, humanrights, sweat shops, money, politics, society, ethics, dishonesty, corporate, corruption, business, americans, safety, sadness, rights, news, law, humans, freedoms, military, republicans, democrats )

Robert
- 312 days ago - forcechange.com
shirts sporting Marine Corps logos were manufactured in a plant using child labor. the Army, Air Force, Transportation Security Administration and Forest Service make up more than $1.5 billion in contracts just for uniforms and other clothing.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress: Stop the Use of Cluster Munitions in Civilian Areas
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, violence, terrorism, politics, humanrights, government, death, children )

Beverly
- 398 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
60% of victims are injured or killed by cluster munitions while engaging in everyday activities--long after conflicts cease. Urge Congress to support the Cluster Munitions Civilian Protection Act.
Take Action: Release the Senate Intelligence Committee's Report on CIA Torture
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', corruption, ethics, government, humanrights, world, usa, violence, society, politics, conflict, crime, abuse, americans, congress, u.s., lies, cover-up )

JL
- 457 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
The report, which is currently classified, is believed to describe shocking acts of torture and to explain how the use of torture was approved. Further, it is said to show that torture had a long-term negative effect on our security. These are the facts
The Bullet That Killed Tomás Garcia ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Agua Zarca Dam, Honduras, Tomas Garcia, government, humanrights, humans, world, corruption )

Nancy
- 463 days ago - internationalrivers.org
The bullet that killed Tomás Garcia was shot by one soldier, but the government institutions, companies and financiers behind the Agua Zarca Dam must also be held accountable for this horrific event.
Ambassador Samantha Power: 10 Ways to Reduce the Threat of Terrorist Attacks on Americans ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: drone strikes, ethics, violence, humanrights, states, peace, Samantha Power, legislation, drone abuse )

Nancy
- 467 days ago - codepink.salsalabs.com
As the US Ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power is the face of America to the international community. Send a letter to Ambassador Power now and urge her to heed a list of 10 ways to reduce the threat of terrorist attacks on Americans.
Latino Teen Killed By the Miami Beach Police for This ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: teen, freedoms, violence, Florida, ethics, humanrights, death, police brutality )

Nancy
- 468 days ago - act.presente.org
A friend watched in horror as cops high-fived each other. And now, a Florida community is once again searching for answers about the brutal death of one of its teenagers.
 

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