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Justice Is Not For Sale   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, legislation, ban private prisons, parole system, Justice is Not For Sale, Senator, Candidate for President 2016 )

- 6 days ago -
Sen. Bernie Sanders introduced legislation to ban private prisons, reinstate the federal parole system and eliminate quotas for the number of immigrants held in detention.
Reformers Seek to Undo Growth of New 'Debtors' Prisons'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, dishonesty, ethics )

- 21 days ago -
In tiny Alexander City, Alabama, the local government and police chief ran "a modern-day debtors' prison" in which poor people were ordered to pay off their fines by serving time in the municipal jail at a rate of $20 a day.
No Weapons For Israel [ ACTION ALERT! ]
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Israel, weapons to Israel, Netanyahu-war criminal )

- 18 days ago -
We just avoided a potential war with Iran. Why would we now give Israel weapons it needs to start a war with Iran and more weapons to continue oppressing the Palestinians?
5 Right-Wing Doozies This Week
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, InsaniTea, Carson, Huckabee, Trump, Perry, Beck )

- 22 days ago -
As Puddy Tat always says "Almost every week, Republicans join a competition to see who can say the most outlandish things, and in the process, they push the envelope on just how nutty InsaniTEA can become. ...
Bernie Sanders Joins a Picket Line in Cedar Rapids
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, picket line, Iowa, Chris Eby, Union, Cedar Rapids )

- 30 days ago -
"We are sick and tired of the war against working families," Sanders told scores of workers. "Bernie has shown that it's not about talking the talk,"Chris Eby, Local 100G president, told the gathering Friday. "It's about walking the walk."
Labor Day More Than Just a Day at The Beach
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Labor Day, Matthew Maguire, labors holiday, ordinary people, getting into the faces of power )

- 29 days ago -
Rebellious spirit of Matthew Maguire. In a bottom up act of democratic audacity this was our first national holiday to be put on the calendar by ordinary people. And they were not doing it just to get a day at the beach but to get in the faces of power.
Popular White Supremacist Site Endorses Donald Trump
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Donald Trump, David Duke, Daily Stormer, American Renaissance, National Policy Institute, neo Nazi, Patrick Buchanan )

- 40 days ago -
The Daily Stormer, a leading neo-Nazi news site, endorsed Trump on June 28. Also David Duke is the just the latest in a long line of similarly extreme figures who have warmed to TrumpâEUR(TM)s candidacy. Patrick Buchanan is glad that Donald Trump is running
D.C. Holds Rally for a Peaceful Settlement in Korea
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Korean peace, US ethics, government, war crimes, US military )

- 45 days ago -
When the United States simulates the invasion and bombing of North Korea -- in huge military exercises close by to North Korea âEUR" as it did March of this year, it must be understood as an act to deprive the people of North Korea of their right to peace.
Campaign Zero ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: police misconduct, violence, government, usa, americans )

- 45 days ago -
Campaign Zero is informed by the demands of protestors nationwide, the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing, recommendations from research organizations and comprehensive data on the causes and impact of police violence.
Navajo and Hopi Tribe Members Often Have to Travel 20 Miles to Get Potable Water
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Indeginous Peoples, Basic Rights, Water Supplies, politics, government, ethics, HELP Act )

- 49 days ago -
Please help right this enormous wrong by sending both the federal government and the state legislatures a strong message that the Navajos and Hopi tribes need not just hollow words but real action backed by funds to dig wells and bring them water...
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