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Tell Congress to Act Now to Strengthen Our Democracy - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: petition, democracy, Congress, Democracy Awakening Movement )

Dandelion
- 51 days ago - signforgood.com
It is time to awaken a democracy that is accessible to all and is not beholden to big-money interests.
How to Level the Playing Field for Working Families
Society & Culture  (tags: Elizabeth Warren, Congress, FMLA, level playing field, workers, laborers, USA, Bernie Sanders )

Dandelion
- 63 days ago - bostonglobe.com
The FMLA was a huge step forward for working families it is not nearly enough. Allowing for unpaid time off after your dad has a stroke or you get hit by a car is the very least our country can do for families struck by a crisis. There is much more to do
Tell Congress: Make Higher Education More Affordable
Society & Culture  (tags: congress, higher education, americans, politics, affordable education )

Sabine
- 235 days ago - signforgood.com
Our nation's collective student loan debt now amounts to more than $1 trillion. This heavy cloud of debt stops young people from aiming high and investing in their futures. Congress has put this off long enough - we have to do something now to control...
Speak Up For Students Before Its Too Late - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: students, education, petition, Senate, Congress, No Child Left Behind )

Dandelion
- 303 days ago - educationvotes.nea.org
Right now politicians in Washington are making a HUGE decision. This decision will determine what teaching and learning looks like in Americas schools over the next decade.
The Heroic Mailman Doug Hughes Now Needs Our Help
Society & Culture  (tags: Doug Hughes, gyrocopter, fundraiser, Congress, letter delivery )

Dandelion
- 308 days ago - jimhightower.com
He wrote letters to all 535 of members of Congress telling them he was tired of the corruption. Then loaded the missives in his mailbag and literally went the extra mile to make a very special delivery in his gyrocopter. A fundraiser link is on here.
Stand With Bernie Sanders: Tell Congress to Break Up Too-Big-to-Fail Banks PETITION!!
Society & Culture  (tags: Banks, americans, business, corporate, corruption, economy, dishonesty, finance, government, money, news, politics, society, democrats, republicans, congress, society, safety, rights, humans )

Robert
- 358 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Seven years after their criminal fraud nearly collapsed the global economy and they came crawling to the rest of us for a bailout, too-big-to-fail banks are actually 80 percent bigger than they once were. Stand with Bernie Sanders!
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
- 385 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
- 386 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
- 426 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
- 601 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
- 634 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
- 693 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
- 696 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
- 702 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
- 733 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.
 

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