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PETITION - Sign If You Agree: Congress Must Stand Up and Oppose the TPP
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP Trade Deal, consumers, workers, Environmental issues, finance system, health care, dishonesty, Transparency, responsibility, safety standards, oppose, politics, congress )

- 113 days ago -
President Obama will launch his final push to pressure Congress to pass the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a "trade" deal that would eviscerate broad swaths of regulations that protect consumers, workers, the environment and the soundness of our...
PETITION - Tell Your Member of Congress: Vote NO on the TPP
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP Trade Deal, big business, consumers, health care, labor, dishonesty, corporate, Transparency, politics )

- 119 days ago -
TransCanada's lawsuit over KXL is bad enough. But we could see even more lawsuits like this if the Trans Pacific Partnership - another giant trade deal - is passed into law this year. Congress will be considering the TPP this year. We need your help...
PETITION - Tell Congress: Pass the 21st Century Glass-Steagall Act to Break Up the Big Banks
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 21st Century Glass-Steagall Act, big banks, dishonesty, corruption, Transparency, responsibility, lobbyists, politics )

- 120 days ago -
There's an important thing to know about Too Big To Fail that a lot of mainstream analysts don't mention. But you might have heard it in Bernie Sanders's major speech about how he'd take on the big banks.
Tell Obama You Want Safety Testing, Tighter Regulations and Labels on GMOs - DEADLINE NOV. 13. 2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GMO Labeling, Food Safety, testing, tighter regulations, healthy food, Transparency, right to know, honesty, politics )

- 181 days ago -
If you're not clear about how genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are regulated in this country, it's no wonder. Not one, but three government agencies - the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and...
BREAKING: The TPP Was Just Finalized. This Is Our Last Chance to Stop It.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP Trade Deal, Dirty deals, Transparency, responsibility, politics, greed, dishonesty, corruption, Internet freedom, jobs, democracy )

- 202 days ago -
Want to better understand the Trans-Pacific Partnership? Watch this short video about the dirtiest deal we've ever seen.
What Would You Do With $1.5 Trillion? TAKE ACTION!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Dodd-Frank Act, Rule 1504, Mary Jo White, Big Money, Big Oil, secret deals, transparency, resource extraction, petition )

- 290 days ago -
TELL MARY JO WHITE AND THE SEC: FINISH 1504 Make Big Oil publish what they pay and put an end to secret deals. It's time to implement Rule 1504 of Dodd-Frank after 5 years of stalling!
Make a Call to Stop the TPP - ACT NOW!!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP Trade Deal, dishonesty, congress, politics, workplace safety, healthcare, Transparency )

- 332 days ago -
Giant multinational corporations want Congress to pass Fast Track trade authority, which would allow the Obama administration to ram through the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a secret "trade" deal that has been negotiated in secret and is full of...
Stop the Sneak Attack on Medicare
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: health care, TPP Trade Deal, dishonesty, democrats, congress, right to know, Transparency, politics, americans )

- 355 days ago -
Democrats were able to slow down the progress of Fast Track trade authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) by blocking a key test vote. But now the bill is moving forward as part of a rotten compromise package that would pay for Trade Adjustment
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the Koch Brothers to Come Out of the Shadows!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: KochBrothers, politics, secrevcy, transparency, usa )

- 719 days ago -
The Koch Brothers have always been shrouded in secrecy -- their labyrinth of organizations spending hundreds of millions of dollars from the shadows to benefit candidates who deny basic science and push legislation that enables climate change.
Tech Industry Applauds DATA Act's Enactment
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Data Act, technology, research, government, transparency, greater good )

- 726 days ago -
"The DATA Act will unlock a new public resource that innovators, watchdogs, and citizens can mine for valuable and unprecedented insight into federal spending. America's tech sector already has the tools to deliver reliable, standardized, open data.
Pharma Companies Must End Secret Gifts To Doctors Starting Next Month
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Affordable Care Act, transparency, Pharma Companies, government, ethics, healthcare, americans, goodnews )

- 1018 days ago -
The Affordable Care Act's transparency requirements go into effect August 1. Members of the pharmaceutical industry promote their companies and drugs through things like free meals, travel compensation and all kinds of gifts, which studies have shown...
Want to See Your NSA or FBI File? Here's How...
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: FOIA, US, NSA, government, americans, files, transparency )

- 1037 days ago -
With a simple Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, any U.S. citizen can obtain one's NSA or FBI file, if such a file exists.
What Now? ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, usa, congress, filibuster, transparency, corruption )

- 1275 days ago -
The campaign for president is over. But our fight for a fair democracy happens every day. Together we can: Get big, secret money out of politics · Break the gridlock in Washington · Wipe our voter suppression · Hold our government accountable
Trade Deal Worse Than NAFTA ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, tpp, fair trade, economy, transparency, labor, jobs, unemployment, labor, world, money, business )

- 1403 days ago -
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal has been negotiated in secret (except for 600 corporate advisors).U.S. negotiators are pushing these worse-than-NAFTA measures on the Pacific countries.

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