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Our Broken Congress Has Work To Do And A $$$ Addiction
Society & Culture  (tags: mailman, air mail, Doug Hughes, Congress, money out of politics, non violent civil disobedience, dissent )

Dandelion
- 18 days ago - thedemocracyclub.org
I am Doug Hughes, a mailman, pilot and the author of this web site. In my time, I have delivered a lot of letters, and I am delivering 535 letters by air mail today a special delivery to every member of the US Congress.
Sign the Petition: Tell Corporations to Pay Their Fair Share
Society & Culture  (tags: news, money, business, corporate, economy, ethics, finance, socialsecurity, republicans, democrats, obama, congress, government, dishonesty, law, politics, society, safety, sadness )

Robert
- 19 days ago - signforgood.com
LetâEUR(TM)s make sure these profitable corporations pay what they owe. The Obama Administration can use executive actions to close egregious loopholes and stop corporations from hiding profits in offshore tax havens like the Cayman Islands.
Tell Congress to Pass the International Violence Against Women Act
Society & Culture  (tags: WOMAN RIGHTS, violence against women and girls, abuse, culture, ethics, law, politics, rights, safety, congress, violence )

Sabine
- 59 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The World Health Organization estimates that more than one third of the women on the planet will face physical or sexual violence at some point in their lives. That's more than one billion people who will experience rape, domestic abuse...
Move To Amend - If You Still Have Not Signed It Consider Doing So - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: Move to Amend, Citizens United, Corporate Personhood, constitutional rights, Congress )

Dandelion
- 233 days ago - movetoamend.nationbuilder.com
We, the People of the USA, reject the U.S. Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling and related cases, move to amend our Constitution to establish that money is not speech, that human beings, not corporations, are persons entitled to constitutional rights.
GOP Obstructionism Is Holding Up Funds to Catch Rapists
Society & Culture  (tags: republicans, congress, crime, dishonesty, government, americans, abuse, news, politics, u.s., women, violence, society, safety, rights, law, interesting, humans )

Robert
- 267 days ago - motherjones.com
A spending bill blocked in the Senate would allot $41 million to help cities and states catch sexual predators.
The Sunlight Foundation
Society & Culture  (tags: The Sunlight Foundation, Congress, Parliament, Open Government, Tools, blogs )

Dandelion
- 326 days ago - sunlightfoundation.com
The Sunlight Foundation is a nonpartisan nonprofit that advocates for open government globally and uses technology to make government more accountable to all.
Join the 'Not One More' Campaign to End Gun Violence ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, government, congress, gun control, gun safety, gun deaths, death, crime, humans, society, sadness )

Carrie
- 329 days ago - activism.thenation.com
After his son was killed in the shootings in Santa Barbara in late May, Richard Martinez shared a powerful message:" I'm going to ask every person I can find to send a postcard to every politician they can think of with three words on it: 'Not one more...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Support Homeless and Foster Youth: Pass the Higher Education Access and Success for Homeless and Foster Yo
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, education, children, society, homeless youth, college education, economics, affordability, politics, pdning legislation, usa, congress )

Cal
- 335 days ago - change.org
The Higher Education Access and Success for Homeless and Foster Youth Act would eliminate the barriers to financial aid for homeless and foster youth.
Urge President Obama to Protect Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks! ---PLEASE SIGN!!
Society & Culture  (tags: Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks, New Mexico, government, society, Congress, petition, Wilderness Society )

Lynn
- 366 days ago - secure.wilderness.org
Protecting the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks region is supported by nearly 3 out of 4 county residents and numerous stakeholders ...Despite this substantial local support ...Congress has failed to pass legislation to protect this awe-inspiring landscape.
BREAKING: NYTimes: Snowden Deserves Clemency, Clapper Lied to Congress
Society & Culture  (tags: NYT, Edward Snowden, Daily Kos, whistleblowers, clemency, Congress, NSA )

Angelika
- 486 days ago - dailykos.com
I almost forgive the New York Times (not quite) for all the horrific editorials over the past years. For this one: Under the headline, "Edward Snowden, Whistle-Blower", the Times calls for either outright clemency or a reduced sentence...
Congressman Wants to Outlaw Abortion, Does Not Know Why   video
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, Congress, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, government, law, media, politics, religion, rights, society, women )

Kit
- 487 days ago - youtube.com
This Ohio Congressman wants all abortions outlawed, with the exception of death for the mother. When asked why a woman might need an abortion, he is dumbfounded.
Now Is the Time to Expand Social Security. PETITION!!
Society & Culture  (tags: congress, democrats, republicans, socialsecurity, politics, news, government, ethics, americans, society, safety, politics, law, humans, interesting )

Robert
- 537 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
We need every single member of Congress to hear from their constituents. Tell them you are sick and tired of these conversations about how much to cut from our earned benefits, tell them now is the time to expand Social Security.
Ranking the Best Newspaper Front Pages on the Government Shutdown - PHOTOS
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, government shutdown, newspapers, GOP/TP, congress, corruption, ethics, lies, government, politics, media )

Carrie
- 579 days ago - theatlanticwire.com
On this, the first day of October, the United States's elected officials refused to act like adults and shut down the government instead. The good news is that in doing so, they gave every newspaper editor in the country the opportunity to...
Jon Stewart Skewers Ted Cruz's Crusade: 'Obamacare Is Your Springtime for Hitler' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: media, tv, Jon Stewart, humor, healthcare, government, congress, society, dishonesty, ethics, family, humans )

Carrie
- 585 days ago - rawstory.com
Jon Stewart mocked the Republican Party's threat to shut the federal government down before allowing the Affordable Care Act to be implemented come October 1 on The Daily Show on Monday, arguing that it was par for the course for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)...
Back To School Season Reveals Education Policy Disconnect
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, propaganda, usa, politics, child, children, dishonesty, education, family, freedoms, society, rights, sadness, safety, law )

JL
- 614 days ago - educationopportunitynetwork.org
One story is a continuation of promises coming from prominent individuals claiming to know what will fix the nation's schools and make them more "accountable," while the other is a much more troubling tale about schools that is plainly visible to most
 

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