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US Politics & Gov't

OP-ED: It's Time for a New Multiracial, Cross-Class Movement
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, politics, actiivsm, class warfare, activists, americans, usa )

Cal
- 140 days ago - thenation.com
African-Americans and white people struggled together during the civil rights era. We need that once again.
Protestors Shut Down Missouri State Senate to Demand Medicaid Expansion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Missouri, Statehouse, Activists, Direct Action, Medicaid, Expansion, Affordable Care Act, Obamacare )

Brian
- 204 days ago - washingtonpost.com
"The Missouri state Senate was shut down temporarily Tuesday by a group of protesters demanding the state expand Medicaid under Obamacare."
Applaud Victory for Factory Farm Animals in US - Force Change
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ag-gag Laws, Activists, Petition to sign, Good News )

Victoria
- 214 days ago - forcechange.com
Sign this global petition to thank Mary Matalin, a political consultant, for recent victories in blocking ag-gag legislation. Applaud the efforts of the organizations and individuals who are doing everything they can to block unconstitutional ag-gag laws.
5 Protests Blooming in Washington This Spring
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Washington DC, Government, Activists, Direct Action, Protests, Marches, Climate Change, Corruption, Economic Policy, Labor, Resistance, Immigration )

Brian
- 229 days ago - wagingnonviolence.org
"It's not just the cherry blossoms busting out across Washington, D.C., but protests of all varieties. As the snow melts in our collective memory, creative acts of resistance are taking hold on the wet ground of Washington. Here's a look at five of them."
80,000 March in NC...Where Was the Media?   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: activists, protests, popular resistance, uprising, North Carolina, Republicans, NC State House, tea party extremism )

Brian
- 288 days ago - youtube.com
"People are rising up against the policies of the Republican state gov't in NC; but the mainstream media almost completely ignored them. Since the GOP took over the state, NC has become ground zero for Tea Party extremism."
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 )

Beverly
- 318 days ago - shriverreport.org
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 )

Robert
- 342 days ago - takepart.com
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 )

Roxy
- 350 days ago - political-capital.blogspot.com
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 )

Cal
- 376 days ago - alternet.org
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 )

Roxy
- 489 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
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 )

Nancy
- 558 days ago - alternet.org
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 )

JL
- 643 days ago - lambdalegal.org
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 )

Cal
- 646 days ago - forcechange.com
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 )

Kit
- 678 days ago - livescience.com
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 )

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

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