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America's New War in Iraq Quietly Escalating Without Congress
World  (tags: Rachel Maddow, Iraqi, Yazidis, ISIS, Congress, President Obama, military, constitutional autopilot, boots on the ground )

Dandelion
- 18 days ago - msnbc.com
Rachel Maddow reports on progress toward the goal of deterring ISIS and aiding Iraqi Yazidis as the U.S. military presence in Iraq grows and Congress shows no sign of asserting itself, leaving the process on "constitutional autopilot."
President Obama: Stop These Corporate Deserters PETITION!!
World  (tags: offshore accounts, obama, politics, law, ethics, dishonesty, economy, corporate, corruption, congress, society, safety, sadness, rights, interesting )

Robert
- 24 days ago - dontdesertamerica.com
More than a dozen corporations are plotting to change their addresses to tax haven countries to dodge paying billions of dollars in U.S. taxes. If they succeed, the rest of us will be stuck picking up the tab.
Take Action:Help End the Persecution of the Rohingya in Burma
World  (tags: congress, ethics, freedoms, usa, abuse, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, freedoms, death, humanrights, HumanRights, violence, world, society )

JL
- 219 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Many groups in Burma continue to suffer from extraordinary discrimination. The Rohingya - often considered the world's most persecuted people - offer the starkest example, as they have been systematically targeted by the Burmese government.
Thank Your Member of Congress for Fighting Malaria ACTION US
World  (tags: malaria, world, disease, prevention, congress, humanrights )

Nancy
- 225 days ago - secure.globalproblems-globalsolutions.org
In the last 10 years, an estimated 3.3 million lives were saved as a result of the scale-up of malaria interventions--work done very often through UN partners including the UN Refuge Agency (UNHCR) and the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF).
Take Action: Sign the Petition to Stop War Hawks in Congress From Destroying Peace and Diplomacy
World  (tags: dishonesty, ethics, americans, congress, politics, war, usa, republicans, world, middle-east, iran, ethics, conflict )

JL
- 267 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is working on a hawkish bill that would torpedo President Obama's interim agreement with Iran by setting unrealistic goals for the final deal.
Video: Stream 'Unmanned: America's Drone Wars' for FREE
World  (tags: politics, media, military, troops, usa, war, u.s., terrorism, dishonesty, cover-up, congress, americans, government, ethics, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, middle-east, death, conflict, violence, world )

JL
- 271 days ago - unmanned.warcosts.com
Robert Greenwald recently released a new documentary with their sad story, and others like it, called Unmanned: America's Drone Wars.
China to U.S.: 'Clock Is Ticking' on Deal to Avoid Default
World  (tags: americans, congress, obama, economy, government, news, politics, finance, money, china, asia, interesting, society, usa, world )

Robert
- 327 days ago - worldnews.nbcnews.com
A top Chinese official chided Washington on Monday about the government shutdown and the debt-ceiling impasse, fretting that the political gridlock could leave the economy of America's top foreign creditor in a jam.
Worldwide Protests Demand Stop to Brazil's Assault on Indigenous Rights
World  (tags: native rights, housing, society, politicsu.s., congress, ethics, government, world, WOUNDED KNEE, native rights, news, politics )

Cal
- 332 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Supporters of human rights organization Survival International held a vocal protest outside the Brazilian embassy in London today in support of thousands of indigenous demonstrators in Brazil rallying against the onslaught of their hard-won land rights.
Plans to Evict Botswana Bushmen Revealed By Leaked Report
World  (tags: native rights, housing, society, politicsu.s., congress, ethics, government, world, africa )

Cal
- 381 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Survival International has obtained detailed plans for the forced relocation of Bushmen by a local council in western Botswana, despite a recent High Court order prohibiting their forced eviction and central government assurances that no evictions would t
Take Action:Act to Stop the Hate in Burma
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, humanrights, freedoms, humans, ethics, death, government, politics, society, violence, world, conflict, HumanRights, usa, congress )

JL
- 416 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Congress has a decision to make in just three short weeks: will it take a stand against racism, violence and ethnic cleansing that is underway Burma? Or will it reward those who share responsibility for this unfolding tragedy by allowing sanctions on Bur
For South Dakota Native American Families ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, government, ethics, DOJ, Congress, South Dakoya, Sioux, Lakota, Families, abductions, corruption )

Nancy
- 450 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Each year in South Dakota the state Department of Social Services (DSS) takes over 700 American Indian children away from their families and tribes. 90% of these children are put into non-Native foster homes and institutions--in direct violation of the...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Support Women Persecuted for Blogging About Human Rights Violations
World  (tags: womne's rights, Violeence Against Women Act, usa, news, government, ethics, congress, politics, freedoms, humanrights )

Cal
- 479 days ago - forcechange.com
"Reporters without Borders" organization for helping to ensure the freedom of speech and freedom of press for women all over the world.
It's Time to Reform USAID
World  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, dishonesty, corruption, cover-up, ethics, government, lies, propaganda, media, politics, u.s., usa, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, africa, children, conflict, freedoms, humanrights, HumanRights, middle-east, politics )

JL
- 527 days ago - businessweek.com
they believe the aid bureaucracy is bloated and doesn't work. That, however, is a misperception. In practice, the foreign aid system, and in particular, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), work very well in accomplishing what Washingto
Take Action: Funding to Aid Victims of Torture
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, children, conflict, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, government, HumanRights, humanrights, middle-east, iran, iraq, humans, palestine, politics, Refugees&Relief, Refugees&Relief, society, UnitedNations, unit )

JL
- 530 days ago - salsa.democracyinaction.org
During the next several months, Congress will consider whether or not to increase funding for the UN Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture. The Fund provides important support for torture treatment programs around the world. The U.S.has long been the F
Putting a Corker in Hofe-Baked Nuclear Straw Men
World  (tags: congress, corruption, dishonesty, cover-up, ethics, government, media, lies, propaganda, usa, republicans, u.s., Govtfearmongering, abuse, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, government, humanrights, HumanRights, iran, violence, unitednations, UnitedNations, societ )

JL
- 534 days ago - nukesofhazardblog.com
Below is a point-by-point response to the February 26 Wall Street Journal op-ed by Senators Bob Corker (R-TN) and Jim Inhofe (R-OK) titled "'Nuclear Zero' Offers Nothing Worth Having". The original text is in italics.
 

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