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Former Border Protection Insider Alleges Corruption, Distortion In Agency
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: whistle blowing, Border patrol, usa, politics, news, ethics )

Cal
- 4 days ago - npr.org
Use of force by law enforcement agents along the Southwest border has drawn attention and criticism recently, after reports that Border Patrol agents shot and killed unarmed migrants and faced no consequences.
How New York Mayor De Blasio Trumped Obama on Equal Pay for Women
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, women's rights, laws, Mayor De Blasio, usa )

Cal
- 4 days ago - csmonitor.com
Equal pay is a big election year issue for President Obama. In New York, Mayor Bill de Blasio just announced a big settlement on the issue as part of his 'liberal laboratory.'
OP-ED: Why Internet Voting Is a Very Dangerous Idea
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, government, voting, internet oting, rights, security, protection, usa )

Cal
- 3 days ago - theweek.com
For now, we're better off with our physical voting booths
Why Are 10 & 13 Year Old Brothers in Detention?? ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: children, asylum seekers, family, violence, human rights )

Nancy
- 6 days ago - action.dreamactivist.org
Esmeralda, her husband and their five children fled from El Salvador earlier this summer after their 16-year old son was threatened after refusing to join a gang. The family was told they had 1 week to live. Esmeralda and her husband made the decision to
New York Times Opinion on Michael Brown Is Outrageous in My Opinion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: new york times michael brown )

Ashley
- 7 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The New York times says he was no angel. So what is the implication that he deserved to die because he MIGHT have stolen cigars, might have drank, and might have used marijuana? Continued in comment down below.
TAKE ACTION: Join The Coalition to End Citizens United!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Citizens United, Corporate Money, coalition, finance system, democracy )

Dandelion
- 10 days ago - citizens-against-citizens-united.com
Sign the petition demanding Congress restore transparency and accountability to our campaign finance system.
Why Racism Is Bad For Your Brain
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: racism, politics, usa, news )

Cal
- 11 days ago - motherjones.com
The events in Ferguson, MO have focused the nation on the problem of racial prejudice. But do we even understand what that is?
Innocent Before Proven Guilty? The Bizarre Bipartisan Rush to Clear Rick Perry
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Rick Perry, corruption, cover-up, crime, ethics, government, congress, americans, politics, usa, media )

Cal
- 10 days ago - theweek.com
Even if Perry gets off scot-free -- which is far from inevitable -- that shouldn't erase a long history of dubious quid pro quos
Citizens Unites Amendment-Link to Senate Contact List
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Citizens United, usa, ethics, corporate corruption, economy, money, politics )

Nancy
- 18 days ago - care2.com
The Senate Judiciary Committee has passed a constitutional amendment to overturn the Citizens United Supreme Court decisions, and now the full Senate is scheduled to vote on it September 8. If you haven't already done so, contact your Senator now.
Protect Social Security ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: social security, usa, privatzation, wall street, seniors, government )

Nancy
- 19 days ago - protect-socialsecurity.com
Special interest politicians in Washington have repeatedly tried to end the guaranteed benefits of Social Security and tie them to the wild swings of the stock market on Wall Street.
 
 
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