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US Politics & Gov't

Sandra Steingraber: Why I Am in Jail
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Sandra Steingraber, jail, law, probation, activism, energy, fracking, corruption )

Nancy
- 28 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
- 87 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
- 154 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
- 168 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
- 180 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
- 200 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
- 274 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
- 292 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
- 398 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
- 510 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
- 826 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
- 844 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
- 849 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
- 858 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.
 

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