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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 )

- 626 days ago -
Sign the petition, and urge Congress to do the right thing and extend Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits now.
These States Still Ban Cohabitation, Sex Toys... And Gay Marriage (INFOGRAPHIC)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, laws, society, gay marriage, rights, freedoms, government, ethics, crime, politics )

- 632 days ago -
Here are some unnecessary bans still on the books in the U.S. The only one widely enforced by a majority of states is the one that prevents gay people from marrying.
The War on Whistleblowers May Have a "Chilling Effect on Future Acts of Conscience"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: u.s., SupremeCourt, war on whistleblowers, freedoms, society, politics, news, government, ethics, freedoms, media )

- 635 days ago -
The Department of Justice is taking its case against former Air Marshal Robert MacLean all the way to the Supreme Court.
Stop Wall Street From Driving Up the Cost of Food and Fuel PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Senate, Goldman Sachs, money, news, politics, finance, ethics, economy, energy, corporate, society, safety, rights, government, politics, freedoms, congress, americans, abuse )

- 659 days ago -
according to studies by Princeton, MIT, the Petersen Institute, the University of London, and the U.S. Senate, among other highly credible sources. Goldman Sachs suggested that speculation in the energy market increases the price of a gallon of gas by 65
Conservative Leaders See Their Followers As Marks
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, society, conservatives, government, corruption, dishonesty, politics, propaganda, ethics, republicans )

- 661 days ago -
In a very real sense, the conservative movement is just as much, if not more, about cataloging lists of suckers to exploit for profit as it is a political movement. Many of the obsessions of right wing fanatics go back to these kinds of grifts.
Support the Stop Subsidizing Multimillion Dollar Corporate Bonuses Act PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: business, corporate, dishonesty, economy, americans, ethics, finance, government, law, money, news, politics, society, safety, republicans, democrats )

- 668 days ago -
The aptly named Stop Subsidizing Multimillion Dollar Corporate Bonuses Act (HR 3970) would end subsidies that enrich CEO pay at the taxpayers' expense.
Sign An Executive Order to Pay Federal Contract Workers Living Wages PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: no retirement plan, no health insurance, obama, society, safety, politics, news, law, government, americans, money, investing, ethics, economy, business, corporate, healthcare )

- 674 days ago -
I work at the Courtyard Café in the Pentagon making $9 an hour. I've been working at this restaurant for eight years and have never received a raise. I don't get any sort of benefit like health care insurance or retirement savings from my employer. I don
Four Years of Citizens United Is Long Enough PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: business, corporate, government, law, news, politics, society, usa, americans, safety, rights, dishonesty, SupremeCourt, republicans, democrats, abuse, dishonesty )

- 676 days ago -
On this Fourth Anniversary of Citizens United, we want 400,000 signatures of citizens fighting against Citizens United. Be one of the 400,000 -- add your name right 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 )

- 683 days ago -
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.
Senate Sanctions and Saber-Rattling Could Sabotage Diplomacy PETITION!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ian, middle-east, israel, sanctions, conflict, ethics, government, world, society, politics, news, interesting, safety, democrats, republicans, americans, congress, dishonesty )

- 689 days ago -
new sanctions could immediately sabotage the delicate diplomatic progress with Iran. The bill also calls for pledging U.S. military support for a potential Israeli attack on Iran, which countless U.S. and Israeli officials have warned would be catastrop
TAKE ACTION: President Obama: Raise Wages to Help Millions in Poverty
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, government, politics, society, economy )

- 689 days ago -
Goal: Increase minimum wage to pull millions out of poverty across the United States.
Demand Rick Perry's Chairman of the Texas Finance Commission Resign! PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, crime, republicans, politics, ethics, dishonesty, corruption, finance, government, investments, money, society, corporate, government )

- 694 days ago -
William White is also Vice President of Government Affairs - a company that has been fined $19 million for predatory lending practices.
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 )

- 708 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.
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 )

- 711 days ago -
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 )

- 716 days ago -
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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