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ACTION - Grant Federal Recognition to the United Houma Nation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: humans, rights, americans, destruction, healthconditions, government, politics )

Joanne
- 14 days ago - actionnetwork.org
The United Houma Nation is a native American tribe native to the Gulf area who have, like everyone else, suffered from the Deepwater Horizon spill. But they are unable to claim damages because they have never been recognized by the US Government.
Chris Christie and Mayor Cory Booker Set Up Newark For An Experiment In Disaster Capitalism
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: One Newark, Newark, New Jersey, No Child Left Behind, CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Shock Doctrine, Mayor Cory Booker, Gov. Chris Christie, Dr Lauren Wells, school board, disaster capitalism )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - progressive.org
Local elected officials have tried unsuccessfully to protect the right of parents and citizens of Newark to control their public schools. Dr. Lauren Wells chief school officer and 5 members of the school board show their support to the teachers.
Corruption Is Legal in America   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, America, graph, video, represent us )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
This short video offers a lot of information in an easy to understand format. Watch and share with others.
Cosmetic Changes Are Not Enough We Need To End Dragnet NSA Surveillance - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: PATRIOT Act, section 215, June 1, stop surveillance, petition )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - action.aclu.org
Sign this petition to show them that Americans oppose dragnet surveillance and extending any parts of the Patriot Act without significant reform that are set to expire on June 1.
Right-Wing Watch: US Army Lists NM as "Hostile," Sets Invasion Plans; TX Gov Orders National Guard to Investigate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Pentagon, Americans, ISIS, New Mexico, Texas, western states, propaganda, politics, government, military, troops, ethics, dishonesty, news, Govtfearmongering )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - progressnownm.wordpress.com
Will someone please ask Steve Pearce if he believes the Pentagon is about to invade Clovis? And will Susana Martinez follow the lead of TexasâEUR(TM) governor and deploy the National Guard to stop it?
Citing Koch Brothers, Bernie Sanders Calls for 'Political Revolution' Against 'the Billionaire Class'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, elections, democrats, Bernie Sanders, The 1%, politics, government, ethics, news, freedoms )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
Appearing on ABC at the end of a week in which he declared a run for the Democratic nomination well to the left of Clinton, the independent senator from Vermont said on his first day as a candidate he had attracted 100,000 supporters and raised $1.5m.
Former President Jimmy Carter Urges Palestinians to Hold Elections
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, Jimmy Carter, Palestine, elections, government, freedoms, politics, news )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
Former US president Jimmy Carter on Saturday urged Palestinians to hold elections to end the de facto division of the Israeli-occupied West Bank and the Islamist-run Gaza Strip.
Maine Governor Prepares To Make Food Stamps Recipients Jump Through New Hoops At The Grocery Store
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Maine, Food Stamps, SNAP, Gov. Paul LePage, food restrictions )

Dandelion
- 4 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Burdening the poorest with more rules is in vogue with Republicans these days. Extra restrictions and stigma for how food stamps recipients can use their meager benefits just exacerbate the core indignities and hardships they face.
Here Are Six Companies That Get Rich Off Prisoners
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: prison, slaves, John Oliver, Asset Forfeiture, Corizon, Global Tel-Link, The Bail Industry, Prison Industrial Complex, GEO Group, Corrections Corporations of America )

Dandelion
- 4 days ago - attn.com
There are currently 2.4 million people in American prisons. This number has grown by 500% in the past 30 years. While the United States has only 5% of the world's population, it holds 25 percent of the world's total prisoners. Money maker for the 1%.
The Invention Of Christian America
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: religion, Christianity, America, constitution, corruption, ethics, government, dishonesty, politics, propaganda, lies, freedoms, congress )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - digg.com
They say politics makes strange bedfellows, but if you were to hear that wealthy business people have taken up with conservative Christians, you probably wouldn't be too surprised ~ just think of Hobby Lobby.
 
 
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