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The Sunlight Foundation
Society & Culture  (tags: The Sunlight Foundation, Congress, Parliament, Open Government, Tools, blogs )

Dandelion
- 43 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
- 46 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
- 52 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
- 84 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
- 203 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
- 204 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
- 254 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
- 297 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
- 303 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
- 331 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
Video: A Grandstanding Senator Decided To Tell A Cop How To Do His Job. Big Mistake.
Society & Culture  (tags: congress, crime, ethics, government, lies, media, politics, dishonesty, propaganda, republicans, usa, freedoms, abuse, americans, cover-up, police, violence, usa )

JL
- 492 days ago - upworthy.com
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) dropped one talking point too many for Milwaukee Police Chief Edward Flynn's liking during a recent Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, so the good officer decided to set the record straight.
Video:Watch An Awesome Feminist Senator Teach A U.S. General How To Do His Job
Society & Culture  (tags: congress, crime, cover-up, abuse, dishonesty, corruption, ethics, government, military, lies, propaganda, politics, usa, troops, violence, women, crime, culture, americans, freedoms, society, rights, sadness, safety, police )

JL
- 493 days ago - upworthy.com
In 2011, there were 3,191 reports of sexual assault in the military. Only 240 moved to trial. In this clip, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is asking the military brass about a case at Aviano Air Base where a general reversed the decision of a military jury
An Alternative Budget Exists   video
Society & Culture  (tags: government, economy, republicans, congress, media, ethics, politics, americans )

Bryan
- 497 days ago - youtube.com
To help our economy we need to start helping people. At least stop hurting them! We cannot cut our way to prosperity. Growth and support of each other is the only solution. Europe provides the example that austerity in a depressed economy doesn't work.
Senators Agree on Path to Legal Status for Illegal Immigrants
Society & Culture  (tags: congress, americans, abuse, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, government, GoodNews, media, republicans, democrats, propaganda, politics, lies, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, HumanRights, Refugees&Relief, world, society, freedoms, conflict )

JL
- 498 days ago - latimes.com
Senators crafting a bipartisan overhaul of immigration laws agree on a path to legal status, aides say, but other hurdles remain.
 

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