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US Politics & Gov't

"Food Chains" Looks at the Real Cost of Your Cheap Tomatoes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: documentary, Coalition of Immokalee Workers, ag workers, humans, abuse, "Fair Food" label, protection, family, food )

Dee
- 4 days ago - motherjones.com
Food Chains opens at the break of dawn, as tomato pickers in Immokalee, Florida, hustle onto buses and out to the fields where they spend long hours trying to pick enough fruit to survive. Late in the evening they return to cramped trailers...
DWP Please End Unfair ATOS Medical Assessments. 'Please Read & Sign'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: lies, healthcare, dishonesty, society, law, government, risks, food, investigation, housing )

Borg
- 155 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
In 2014 alone, over 2000 people with disabilities have been summoned to these medical assessments with a mere 18 people declared unfit for work. The assessments continue as the claims discontinue. We call for an end to these bogus medicals and base...
After DEA Approves Hemp Seed Import, Kentucky Plants a Landmark Crop
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Kentucky, DEA, Drug Policy, Reform, Hemp, Fuel, Food, Fiber, Medicine, Agriculture, Economy )

Brian
- 178 days ago - latimes.com
"Kentucky was once the country's leading producer of hemp, making about 40,000 tons a year just before the Civil War. State officials have said they hope hemp farming and processing can reinvigorate the state's economy."
New York City Pantries Ran Out Of Food After Food Stamps Were Cut
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, corruption, dishonesty, elections, Food, Govtfearmongering, lies, media, politics, propaganda, republicans )

Kit
- 306 days ago - thinkprogress.org
After food stamps were reduced at the beginning of November, New York City food pantries and soup kitchens ran out of food, turned people away[....]
Requiring An ID to Eat?! The Right-Wing's Next Crazy Plot Against Low-Income Americans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: food, poor, poverty, GOP, republicans, americans, politics )

Roseann
- 312 days ago - alternet.org
Senator wants to force low-income Americans to show ID for their food.
Don't Hide Farm Subsidies to Rich
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, corruption, crime, dishonesty, Govtfearmongering, Farmers, Food, lies, media, politics, propaganda, republican, subsidies )

Kit
- 314 days ago - host.madison.com
Billionaires who haven't farmed a day in their lives don't deserve government checks from the Department of Agriculture just for owning rural land or buying crop insurance.
Sen. Warren and 6 Others Introduce Bill Barring Employers From Rejecting Job Seekers for Bad Credit
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, democrats, republicans, economy, ethics, freedoms, healthcare, housing, news, politics, usa, Economy Recession, food, hunger, poverty )

Frank
- 341 days ago - dailykos.com
"It is, as Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts says in an email, a small issue. But the Equal Employment for All Act would make a big difference for job-seeking Americans with poor credit ratings."- dailykos.com
Tell Your House Member: Absolutely No Cuts to Food Stamps. None. PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: children, humans, diet, food, family, news, safety, society, americans, culture, dishonesty, interesting, politics, sadness, democrats, republicans )

Robert
- 348 days ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
Sign and email a petition your House member now, and tell them in no uncertain terms: No Farm Bill that cuts food stamps. Absolutely no cuts to food stamps at all. None.
TELL CONGRESS: Reinstate Food Stamp Benefits
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: children, diet, ethics, family, food, government, health, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics )

Beverly
- 388 days ago - forcechange.com
For the sake of millions of Americans in need, we must demand that Congress reinstate all of the funds it has cut from SNAP, and increase overall funding for this program.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress to Strengthen Federal Anti-Hunger Programs
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, government, food, exercise, children, nutrition, politics, economy, abuse, congress )

Beverly
- 390 days ago - secure.feedingamerica.org
We can't let Congress increase hardships on low-income Americans by making it even more difficult to put food on the table.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress: Stop the Monsanto Protection Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: safety, risks, health, protection, prevention, nutrition, ethics, food, government, ethics, politics )

Beverly
- 432 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Congress could vote this week to extend the Monsanto Protection Act for another three months. Unless we stop them.
Native American Legislative Update
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: farm workers, health, family, nutrition, prevention, American Indians, indigenous rights, food, business, ethics, government )

Nancy
- 470 days ago - fcnl.org
In spite of the treaties, in spite of solemn exchanges of land for promises of food, health, education and security, the federal government considers keeping these promises a matter of "discretionary" spending.
Thank Sen. Debbie Stabenow for Opposing the Monsanto Protection Act ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: health, food, family, environment, Monsanto, ecosystems, wildlife, business, Congress, corruption, politics )

Nancy
- 532 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Sen. Stabenow's stance ensures that if anyone attempts to renew the Monsanto Protection Act they'll have to do it in the light of day, where we'll be able to build pressure, and hold them accountable.
Help Us Kill the "Monsanto Protection Act" For Good ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: health, food, family, environment, Monsanto, ecosystems, wildlife, business, Congress, corruption )

Nancy
- 600 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Though wrapped in a "farmer-friendly" package, this Monsanto-driven rider is simply a biotech industry ploy to continue to plant GE crops even when a court of law has found they were approved illegally.
Poverty at Home
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, ethics, government, Govtfearmongering, media, politics, lies, propaganda, healthcare, healthcare, freedoms, socialsecurity, usa, u.s., abuse, americans, children, diet, death, family, food, protection, risks, safety, society, treatment, warning )

JL
- 601 days ago - politico.com
As Washington careens through one headline-grabbing, self-imposed fiscal crisis after another, one in 3 Americans faces a daily crisis of poverty or low-wage jobs that is barely a topic of conversation in Congress or the media Read more: http://www.
 

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