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ACTION ALERT: Let's Fight Hunger Globally, Not Just Locally
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ACTION ALERT, SIGN PETITION, targeting The U.S. Senate and The U.S. H, Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, global hunger, Global Food Security Act, U.S. Senate, U.S. House )

- 2058 days ago -
Almost one billion people around the world suffer from hunger, while nearly two billion are undernourished. Recently, Senator Blanche Lincoln introduced the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, a bipartisan bill that aims to end childhood hunger and tackle
TAKE ACTION: Tell New York to Pass the Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TAKE ACTION: SIGN PETITION, TARGET, N.Y. STATE SENATOR, Pass the Domestic Workers' Bill of Right )

- 2049 days ago -
Domestic workers, who are usually women, immigrants, or trafficking victims, find themselves vulnerable to labor exploitation because they are not protected by the National Labor Relations Act. The cash-based, largely unregulated economy tends to pay
TAKE ACTION: Support H.R. 1410: Newborn, Child, and Mother Survival Act of 2009
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TAKE ACTION: Sign Petition, Support H.R. 1410, INVEST, reduce, infant mortality, Newborn, Child, Mother Survival Act of 2009 Speaker of )

- 2072 days ago -
A vital new bill in Congress, H.R. 1410: Newborn, Child, and Mother Survival Act of 2009, seeks to reduce mortality and improve the health of newborns, children, and mothers in developing countries by investing in highly effective, low-cost solutions.
TAKE ACTION:Sen. John McCain: Repeal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Take Action, sign petition, Sen. John McCain, repeal )

- 2086 days ago -
Four years ago, Sen. John McCain said that the day military leadership comes to him and says we ought to change "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," that the country should consider getting rid of the policy. That day was yesterday, when Defense Secretary Robert Gate
Action Alert: Ask Congress to Support Peace in the D.R. Congo
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Action Alert, DRC, HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS, Congress, support, peace )

- 2085 days ago -
The crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) needs your action today more than ever before. Since the invasion of the DRC by Rwanda in 1996, a minimum of 6 million innocent Congolese people have died. As of today, hundred of thousands
Action Alert: Keep the American Dream Alive
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ACTION ALERT, Petition, Congress, immigrants, freedoms, equal opportunity. American Dream )

- 2083 days ago -
For many immigrants, becoming a US citizen is their American Dream - a Dream that lives for generations, inspires investment in our communities, and makes our nation special. Sign the petition below to tell Congress that all immigrants should have
The Right Solution
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: children's welfare, education, Lemont District 113A, schools in financial difficulty )

- 2096 days ago -
As the only school board member who voted against a property tax increase proposition on the ballot during the last election, people have wanted to know what my solution is to the serious financial crisis facing District 113A today. Here it is...
Cuomo Urges Sites to Check Sex Offender Registry
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, Atty General, Websites, Sex Offenders, abuse, children, safety, protection, prevention )

- 2120 days ago -
NYS-Attorney General Andrew wants websites aimed at kids to check membership names against New York State's sex offender registry. Other social networking sites like Facebook and MySpace have already complied, removing more than 4,300 registered sex--
US Suspends Kenya School Funding
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, usa, fraud, under investigation, suspends funds, Kenya schools, corruption, crime, abuse, dishonesty )

- 2127 days ago -
The US has suspended $7m of funding for free primary schools in Kenya until fraud allegations are investigated, the US ambassador in Nairobi has said.
Rich-Poor Divide 'Wider Than 40 Years Ago'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, minority groups, men/women, pay, employment, taxes, education, National Equality Panel )

- 2127 days ago -
The gap between rich and poor in the UK is wider now than 40 years ago, a government-commissioned report says.
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