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US Politics & Gov't

The Republican Ambush on Worker's Basic Rights - Elizabeth Warren - TAKE ACTION!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: employees, labor unions, Republican hypocrisy, rights, workers, NLRB, petition )

Judy
- 57 days ago - opednews.com
Instead of implementing policies that strengthen the middle class, Republicans in Congress are pushing a bill to stop the National Labor Relations Board from modernizing its procedures because it just might help -- yes, I said help -- America's workers.
DEADLINE THURSDAY: The Future of the Open Internet Is at Stake! Stand for Net Neutrality Today!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: computer, technology, media, politics, consumers, activists, rights, safety )

Sabine
- 70 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Care2 members are great at using the power of the Internet to do good. But all that could change on Thursday, when FCC commissioners cast a critical vote to determine the future of the Internet.
Workers Sickened By Pesticides! PETITION!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: protection, pesticides, pollution, healthconditions, humans, government, environment, safety, society, rights, politics, interesting, law, news, crime, culture, risks, business, americans, corporate, dishonesty )

Robert
- 71 days ago - action.ufw.org
They noticed a bad smell, began to feel sick & later found that this field was sprayed with toxic pesticides. It frightens me that no one even told them to keep out of the orchard like the law says.
Raw Story's Worst Cops of 2014 -- and There Are a Lot of Them
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Law Enforcement, freedoms, rights, government, corruption, freedoms, ethics, crime, dishonesty, news, abuse, cover-up )

Carrie
- 126 days ago - rawstory.com
Looking back over some of the disturbing Raw Story reports from the last year shows why the public has become more and more skeptical of the men and women behind the badge.
Governor Cuomo: Appoint a Special Prosecutor to Seek Justice for Eric Garner - PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, crime, violence, society, politics, rights, government, ethics )

Beverly
- 141 days ago - change.org
We the citizens of the United States, demand that Governor Andrew Cuomo appoint a Special Proscutor to seek justice for Mr. Garner and his family, by the powers granted to him under New York State Executive Law § 63
'This Is Just Bullsh*t': Texas Woman Says State Trooper Harassed Her Over Getting Voter ID
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Austin Texas, DPS, state trooper, voter ID, voter ID law, intimidation, ethics, dishonesty, police, society, freedoms, rights, politics, law, news, government, republicans, dishonesty, elections, politics, corruption )

Carrie
- 193 days ago - rawstory.com
A Texas woman was harassed by a state trooper while attempting to obtain the special ID required for voters, MSNBC reported on Friday. "I'm 62 years old," Lynne Messinger said about the encounter. "I've been voting for a long time, and this is just bull..
Judge Rejects US Call for Anonymous Jury in Trial of Palestinian-American
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, government, politics, rights, federal court, Rasmea Odeh trial, ethics, news, freedoms )

Carrie
- 199 days ago - electronicintifada.net
A federal judge has rejected a government request for an anonymous jury in the upcoming trial of Palestinian-American Rasmea Odeh. This was one of two setbacks for the prosecution.
The Defense Department Must Stop Arming Local Police ~ PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, crime, ethics, government, law, police, politics, rights, violence, corruption, human rights )

Beverly
- 212 days ago - act.credoaction.com
The militarization of local police departments threatens our civil liberties and puts all Americans, especially African-Americans and Latinos, at increased risk of being killed or injured by law enforcement.
Soldier's Heart: Jacob George's Sorrowful Ride Till the End
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: World, War & Peace, Economy, Rights, Solutions, U.S )

Judy
- 215 days ago - commondreams.org
Oh so heartbreaking to hear of the suicide - or as some call it, the death from moral injuries - of Jacob George, 32-year-old Arkansas farmer, musician, anti-war activist and veteran of three tours of Afghanistan who came home shattered...
Wisconsin Voter ID Law Ruling Threatens Chaos on Election Day
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Wisconsin voter ID law, court ruling, ethics, dishonesty, rights, freedoms, elections, corruption, government, republicans, news, abuse, politics )

Carrie
- 224 days ago - theguardian.com
Election officials and civil liberties advocates are predicting that a surprise court ruling that lifted a stay on Wisconsin's controversial voter-ID law will produce chaos on election day,as estimates suggest that up to 300,000 eligible voters may not...
Voter Registration, Just a Click Away ~ VIDEO ~
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, National Voter Registration Day, government, ethics, politics, freedoms, rights, vote, elections, constitution, news )

Carrie
- 224 days ago - aflcio.org
Today is National Voter Registration Day and while volunteers around the country will be on street corners, outside of groceries stores, at bus and subway stops and elsewhere to help people register, you can get started right now, right here with just...
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 )

Carrie
- 231 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.
OP-ED: Why Internet Voting Is a Very Dangerous Idea
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, government, voting, internet oting, rights, security, protection, usa )

Cal
- 250 days ago - theweek.com
For now, we're better off with our physical voting booths
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
- 256 days ago - action.citizen.org
Tell the FDA: Don't permit Big Pharma to undermine information about pharmaceutical risks.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the NRA to Condemn Its Lobbyist's Hate Speech
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: hate speech, NRA, anti-Semitism, rights, politics, republicans, propaganda, government, ethics, usa, news )

Cal
- 275 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
A shocking video shows an NRA lobbyist in Washington State telling voters that a Jewish person who wants stronger gun laws supports "the same policy that led to his family getting run out of Germany by the Nazis."
 

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