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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...
Urge the EPA to Finalize a Strong Power Plant Rule to Reduce Global Warming Emissions
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: global warming, power plant emissions, U.S., EPA, climate-change, habitat destruction, humans, CO2emissions, healthconditions, pollution )

CarrieSIC
- 18 days ago - secure3.convio.net
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently proposed rules that would limit the carbon pollution from power plants--the largest source of global warming emissions in the United States.
Home Free? ~ Give The Homeless Homes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: homelessness, Utah, society, ethics, humans, interesting, freedoms, government, rights, economy, ethics, politics, democrats, republicans, housing )

CarrieSIC
- 71 days ago - newyorker.com
Handing mentally ill substance abusers the keys to a new place may sound like an example of wasteful government spending. But it turned out to be the opposite: over time, Housing First has saved the government money.
Protect FDA Drug Safety Laws PETITION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: society, safety, sadness, rights, politics, news, law, interesting, humans, health, government, ethics, culture, dishonesty, americans, abuse, corporate, corruption, consumers, disease, healthcare, drugs, medicine, prevention, protection, research, risks )

Robert
- 95 days ago - action.citizen.org
Tell the FDA: Don't permit Big Pharma to undermine information about pharmaceutical risks.
CAMPAIGN FOR KOCH-FREE ELECTIONS PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, americans, democrats, republicans, ethics, elections, government, news, propaganda, politics, money, society, humans )

Robert
- 105 days ago - dccc.org
The Koch brothers spent over $400 million in 2012--and they've pledged to spend over $300 million this year. Sign the petition to urge Congress to reduce the influence of money in politics by passing meaningful campaign finance reform.
The New Campaign Contribution: I'Ll Get My Employees to Vote for You
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: coersion, politics, society, safety, rights, law, interesting, government, humans, ethics, culture, abuse, americans, business, corporate, propaganda, republicans )

Robert
- 188 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Some businesses in states with pitched Republican primary fights are turning to a relatively new tool to help ensure the outcome they want: telling employees how they want them to vote. Thanks in part to Citizens United, it's perfectly legal
First Amendment Only Applies to Christians? Tell the Alabama Chief Justice to Resign PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Christians, Judge, society, safety, law, americans, culture, ethics, government, humans, interesting, news, rights, politics, sadness, republicans, propaganda, dishonesty, abuse )

Robert
- 204 days ago - leftaction.com
Chief Justice Roy Moore of the Alabama Supreme Court declared that the First Amendment only applies to Christians because "Buddha didn't create us, Mohammed didn't create us, it was the God of the Holy Scriptures" who created us.
Signature Needed: Senate Will Vote on Constitutional Amendment to Overturn Citizens United PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: society, safety, law, rights, politics, interesting, news, government, humans, ethics, freedoms, culture, americans, republicans, democrats, congress, SupremeCourt, u.s. )

Robert
- 207 days ago - dailykos.com
We urge you to support Sen. Tom Udall's constitutional amendment. Money is not speech, and the Supreme Court's decisions have perverted our democracy.
Sign the Petition to Delaware Legislature: Hold Hearings on How a Wealthy, Admitted Child Rapist Avoided a Single Day of Jail Ti
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: law, politics, society, safety, rights, child, culture, crime, americans, ethics, family, dishonesty, government, humans, interesting, news, police, sadness )

Robert
- 239 days ago - dailykos.com
Sign the petition to the Delaware legislature, urging them to convene hearings on how a wealthy, admitted child rapist avoided a single day of jail time.
Sign the Petition to Extend UI Benefits PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: society, safety, women, politics, rights, news, law, humans, interesting, government, ethics, family, culture, americans, republicans, politics, obama, democrats )

Robert
- 258 days ago - action.workingamerica.org
Sign the petition, and urge Congress to do the right thing and extend Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits now.
Stop Funding Sweatshops With Taxpayer Money PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: child labor, HumanRights, humanrights, sweat shops, money, politics, society, ethics, dishonesty, corporate, corruption, business, americans, safety, sadness, rights, news, law, humans, freedoms, military, republicans, democrats )

Robert
- 315 days ago - forcechange.com
shirts sporting Marine Corps logos were manufactured in a plant using child labor. the Army, Air Force, Transportation Security Administration and Forest Service make up more than $1.5 billion in contracts just for uniforms and other clothing.
Stop Kentucky's Animal Cruelty PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: kentucky, sadness, suffering, pets, law, ethics, humans, abuse, abused, crime, cruelty, death, dogs, animals, animalrights, animalcruelty, government, news, politics, ethics, dishonesty, americans )

Robert
- 323 days ago - animalpetitions.org
For the last 7 years, Kentucky has ranked dead last on the list with no real signs of improvement. No provisions at all on sexual assault on animals Protective orders cannot include animals Veterinarians are actually prohibited from reporting suspected
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
- 340 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.
Tell the IRS: Revoke the NFL's Tax-Exempt Status
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NFL, tax cuts, nonprofit, money, society, government, ethics, dishonesty, economy, corporate, business, abuse, americans, culture, humans, law, news, politics, rights )

Robert
- 343 days ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
You read that right: The NFL enjoys nonprofit status. The National Football League is one of the most profitable enterprises in the world. However, it is regularly subsidized by state and local governments to build and upgrade facilities.
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.
 

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