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US Politics & Gov't

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
- 30 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
- 48 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
- 154 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
- 265 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
- 581 days ago - alternet.org
Diverse slate of events planned in New York, with solidarity actions across the country.
Protesting the National Conventions: A Visual History
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: activism, resistance, political conventions, activists, protection, humans, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics, nature, usa, politics, government, ethics, americans, elections )

Cal
- 600 days ago - theweek.com
Tropical storm or no, some 15,000 activists are expected to swarm the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., this week, followed by another 10,000 protesters in Charlotte, N.C., for the Democratic National Convention.
TAKE ACTION NOW! SIGN OUR PETITION TO PUT CLIMATE CHANGE ON THE AGENDA AT THE FIRST PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, elections, Presidential Debtes, environment, climate change, activism, government, politics, americans, usa, media, news )

Cal
- 605 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Help us put the climate crisis in the national spotlight by calling on Jim Lehrer, the moderator of the first presidential debate, to ask about the climate crisis in the first presidential debate.
A CHANGE.ORG AND CARE2 SUCCESS! CNN's Crowley to Be First Female Moderator for US Presidential Debate in 20 Years
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: goodnews, activism, success, women in politics, Presidential debates in 2012, politics, elections, americans, usa, news, government, ethics )

Cal
- 614 days ago - in.news.yahoo.com
CNN's chief political correspondent Candy Crowley's selection comes after three New Jersey girls won a petition calling for a woman to get the job, which garnered more than 100,000 signatures.
TAKE ACTION NOW! TELL Your Senators: Stand Up for the American People, Not for the Big Oil Companies!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, congress, politics, activism, Big Oil, people power, government, media, news )

Cal
- 641 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Over the past decade, the big five oil companies - BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil and Shell - have earned more than $1 trillion in profits. At the same time, these oil companies also enjoy billions in special tax breaks. It's time to fight back.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Secretary of Defense: Create a Central National Registry for Military Sex Offenders
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, women's rights, activists, activism, rape inthemilitary, politics, government, ethics, crime, americans, abuse )

Cal
- 646 days ago - change.org
If you serve in the US military and you rape or sexually assault a fellow service member you have an 86.5% chance of keeping the crime a secret and a 92% chance of avoiding court martial. Join me in asking the Department of Defense to create a national
ACTIVISM: Mass Arrests Likely at Political Conventions: 6 Historical Precedents
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, politics, protests, republicans, activism, activists, government, democrats, americans )

Cal
- 653 days ago - alternet.org
Clinton's law designates political conventions National Special Security Events, a category of state security that virtually dooms the exercise of First Amendment Rights.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Senators to Support Clean Air and the New EPA Standards and Oppose SJ Resolution 37
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, news, enviornment, EPA< air pollution standards, activism, media, government, republicans, ethics, americans, congress )

Cal
- 676 days ago - action.interfaithpowerandlight.org
The EPA's long-awaited Mercury and Air Toxics safeguards that have been finalized, are now under attack-- Don't let Congress veto the public voice
Targeting Right-Wing Extremism, Citizens Challenge Corporate Ties
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: protests, activism, Hearltand Institute news, government, media, politics, usa )

Cal
- 695 days ago - ipsnews.net
A coalition of advocacy groups is targeting corporate support for the right-wing Heartland Institute after the organisation took out a controversial billboard in Chicago comparing people who believe in global warming to a serial killer and mass murderer.
Protesters, Police Clash At NATO Summit In Chicago
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: activists, politics, usa, NATO Meeting, protests, activism, news, government )

Cal
- 699 days ago - npr.org
Thousands of protesters marched through downtown Chicago on Sunday in one of the city's largest demonstrations in years, airing grievances about war, climate change and a wide range of other complaints as world leaders assembled for a NATO summit.
 

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