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US Politics & Gov't

Maria Shriver to Meet With President Obama Tuesday to Discuss "A Woman's Nation Pushes Back From the Brink"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: activists, children, women, ethics, family, economy )

- 632 days ago -
The report is a groundbreaking investigation into the millions of women who are doing it all and barely scraping by, struggling to provide and parent in a nation that hasn't kept pace with the modern realities of their lives.
Petition Campaign Kicks Off Asking Pres. Obama for Cesar Chavez National Day of Service
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: holiday, obama, society, safety, politics, law, humans, interesting, government, culture, ethics, activists, americans )

- 657 days ago -
By successfully organizing the poorest of the poor, Cesar Chavez gave hope and pride to generations of Latinos. He also inspired millions of other Americans from all walks of life who never worked on a farm to strive for social justice.
Wisc!: Walker Republicans Have a Fascination With Secrecy : Media Kept Out of Politicos' Meeting
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Wisconsin, Governor Walker, Secrets, Media black-out, terrorism, republicans, ethics, crime, cover-up, congress, lies, media, propaganda, usa, war, SupremeCourt, healthcare, dishonesty, law, gayrights, ethics, internet, police, politics, sadness, safety, soci )

- 665 days ago -
Blinky Kleefisch, prancing around at a round table discussion about Wisconsin's tax code and possible changes by controversial GOP Gov. Scott Walker, closed the meeting to the press. " The world is watching the Republicans look really stupid.!!"
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 )

- 690 days ago -
The awakening of mass political consciousness is happening, and corporate elites can't do a thing to stop it.
Wisconsin DNR Declares Ojibwa Harvest Camp Illegal, Moves to Shut It Down
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ojibwa, Tribal, rights, wildlife, protection, environment, Governor Walker, destruction, animals, pollution, water, corruption, activists, abuse, sadness, government, humans, violence, usa, politics, dishonesty, law, ethics, crime, freedoms, Govtfearmongering )

- 804 days ago -
Here was the motion made by Scott Erickson, supported by Bill Thomas. With regard to the harvest camp, in light of the failure to obtain proper permits to occupy County Forest the Committee recommends that the County Board authorize pursuit of criminal
How the US Turned Three Pacifists Into 'Multiple Felony Saboteurs'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Oak Ridge, anti-nukes, nuclear plant, TN, uranium, activists, Rice, Boertie-Obed, Walli, terrorism?, peaceful protest )

- 872 days ago -
In the early morning hours of Saturday June 28, 2012, long-time peace activists Sr. Megan Rice, 82, Greg Boertje-Obed, 57, and Michael Walli, 63, cut through the chain link fence surrounding the Oak Ridge Y-12 nuclear weapons production facility and tresp
Obama Appoints Record Number of Gay Judges, But Senate Obstruction Persists
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, culture, ethics, freedoms, gayrights, law, rights, sadness, safety, society, politics, women, congress, constitution, corruption, dishonesty, government, obama, republicans, usa )

- 957 days ago -
Today, it is more important than ever that our courts reflect the growing diversity of our country, but we have a long way to go. There are nearly 900 federal judges in the U.S., and most are white men.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Congress to Vote Against Invasive Internet Surveillance
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: internet, technology, law, internet, government, freedoms, ethics, culture, politics, news, media, rights, education, society, usa, world, safety, activists )

- 961 days ago -
Prevent the passing of a bill which would allow the government to sift through Internet users' personal accounts and browsing history.
10 Historically Significant Political Protests
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, activists, elections, ethics, economy, freedoms, government, Govtfearmongering, fair wages, healthcare, media, politics, propaganda, usa )

- 993 days ago -
Political protests -- both violent, peaceful and downright strange -- have a rich past, with varied degrees of success in accomplishing what they originally set out to do.
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 )

- 1118 days ago -
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 )

- 1137 days ago -
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! 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 )

- 1183 days ago -
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 )

- 1190 days ago -
Clinton's law designates political conventions National Special Security Events, a category of state security that virtually dooms the exercise of First Amendment Rights.
Protesters, Police Clash At NATO Summit In Chicago
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: activists, politics, usa, NATO Meeting, protests, activism, news, government )

- 1236 days ago -
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.
Chicago Braces for Major Protests as NATO Summit Looms
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: activists, politics, usa, NATO Meeting, protests, activism, news, government )

- 1239 days ago -
As world leaders gather for the NATO summit in Chicago this weekend, they will be welcomed by thousands of protesters with a litany of complaints. Chief among them: Stop spending money on war and use it to rebuild recession-hit communities instead.

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