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Meet the Badass Activist Collective Bringing Direct Action Back to Black Communities
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: activism, action, Ferguson, protests, BlackOUT Collective )

Freya
- 20 days ago - alternet.org
In October, organizers in Ferguson put out a call for people nationwide to come to the city to participate in four days of resistance to demand justice for Michael Brown, who was killed in August by police officer Darren Wilson.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Fair Trade Not Fast Track
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, obama, politics, trade deals, coerporate power, activism, activism in action )

Cal
- 29 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
President Obama is pushing Congress to grant him the power to âEUR~Fast TrackâEUR(TM) global trade deals that would give corporations unprecedented power.
Tell Congress: Keep Funding Planned Parenthood--Stop the Attack on Women's Health!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, health, healthcare, healthcare, PlannedParenhood funding, activism, radical Republicans, ideological blackmail, healthcare, congress, dishonesty, corruption, government, politics )

Cal
- 52 days ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
Extreme Republicans are moving quickly to pass bills eliminating Planned Parenthood funding permanently--ending all of these vital services for the 5 million women and men nationwide who depend on public family planning providers every year.
Sandra Steingraber: Why I Am in Jail
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Sandra Steingraber, jail, law, probation, activism, energy, fracking, corruption )

Nancy
- 102 days ago - ecowatch.com
Half the women in my cell block are here for probation violation. One thing they all agree on: It's almost impossible to be a single mother in search of housing and a job, both of which require mobility, and comply with probation rules, which restrict...
Why Do Tea Partiers Get to Parade Around Armed, While Peaceful Protests Are Met With Tanks?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, police, activism, tea party, society, usa, ethics, media, u.s. )

Cal
- 161 days ago - alternet.org
Police militarization in Ferguson highlights a disturbing trend in America.
Release Imprisoned Anti-Drone Activist - ForceChange
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: drones, drone warfare, peace, peace activist, activism, prison, air force base, unjust imprisonment, non-violent protest )

BMutiny
- 228 days ago - forcechange.com
a brave peace activist whose work has focused on ending the use of unmanned drone aircraft in the War on Terror. In 2013 Grady-Flores participated in a non-violent protest at the Hancock Field Air Force Base, a training ground for drone operators.
TAKE ACTION NOW! TELL U.S.SENATE: Stop Bill That Will Strip Tribal Members and Non Tribal Members of Their Deeded Land
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: tribal lands, pending buyback of Indian lands, theft, theft by greed, US, obama, politics, congress, pdning bill, activism, usa )

Cal
- 242 days ago - change.org
The congressional bill authorizing the buyback means that tribal members and non-tribal members will be robbed of their deeded land at whatever price the government thinks it's worth. If owners refuse, the government will merely take it at no cost as th
TAKE ACTION NOW! Ask Your Member of Congress to Visit a Food Bank
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: hunger, community, activism, politicians, usa, society, politics, government, congress, media, u.s., americans )

Cal
- 253 days ago - secure.feedingamerica.org
The best way to help legislators understand the scope of hunger in their state or district is to see it first-hand. Our goal is to have every member of Congress visit a food bank or feeding site, and we need your help to make that happen!
From Tweets to the Streets: #YesAllWomen Actions Planned in Major Cities
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: activism, violence against women, women's power, protests, activism, usa, world, politics, news, media )

Cal
- 274 days ago - alternet.org
It's extremely important that people manifest in the streets. That this feeling is not allowed to be defused."
Georgia Activists Confront GOP Rejection of Medicaid as Moral Mondays Spread Across South
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: activism, healthcare, u.s., politics, news, government, ethics, americans )

Cal
- 348 days ago - alternet.org
"Medicaid expansion now!" was the rallying cry this week of a rising grassroots movement spreading across the South.
How Grassroots Organizing Came to the Rescue in West Virginia's Water Crisis
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: activism, commnty organizing, usa )

Cal
- 366 days ago - alternet.org
Grassroots group WV Clean Water Hub helped ignite a massive community effort to hand out clean water and organize for long-term solutions.
We Are in the Midst of Defeating the Largest Corporate Trade Agreement in History
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP, abuse, activism, activists, politics, news, corporate bullying, usa, lies, media )

Cal
- 472 days ago - alternet.org
The awakening of mass political consciousness is happening, and corporate elites can't do a thing to stop it.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Congress To Act Now To End The Surveillance State
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ACTIVISM, congress, ethics, Patriot Act, governement spying on US Citizens, liberties, government, freedoms, u.s., politics, news )

Cal
- 584 days ago - aclu.org
ell Congress to get in gear to end the secret surveillance state--sign the petition demanding they repeal section 215 of the Patriot Act and section 702 of FISA immediately.
Awesome Actions and Demonstrations Planned to Mark 1st Anniversary of Occupy Wall Street
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: OWS, ACTIVISM, ACTIVISTS, activists, police brutality, freedoms, law, rights, politics, news, government, ethics, usa, americans, crime, u.s., politics, media )

Cal
- 900 days ago - alternet.org
Diverse slate of events planned in New York, with solidarity actions across the country.
 

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