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Fix Medicare Now - Actions Needed
Health & Wellness  (tags: Medicare, SGR repeal bill, Senate, bipartisan bill, legislation )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - fixmedicarenow.org
The House approved a bipartisan bill Thursday that would prevent a 21% cut in payments on April 1 to doctors who treat Medicare patients. The legislation still must be approved by the Senate. Send a message do the correct thing for Seniors and their Drs.
Congress Is About To Take Food Away From Hungry Children - Say No Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: SNAP, Congress, budget cuts, petition, hungry children )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
Last night, Congress approved a budget that will literally take food away from ONE IN FIVE children. Taking food away from families is plain wrong. Leave SNAP alone!
Repeal the PATRIOT Act - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: repeal the Patriot Act, FISA Amendments Act, Fourth Amendment, warrent )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - act.rootsaction.org
This bill would end the mass surveillance of U.S. citizens under the PATRIOT Act and the FISA Amendments Act, restoring instead the use of the Fourth Amendment's requirement of a warrant for any search.
Tell Congress To Protect American Workers -- No Fast Track! - Petition
Business  (tags: Trade Agreements, TPP, TTIP, NAFTA, CAFTA, lost jobs, special interests )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - prioritizejobs.com
One study found that NAFTA displaced nearly 700,000 American jobs. CAFTA in the mid-2000s led to more than 50,000 American workers losing their jobs. Too often, free trade agreements are a feast for special interests, working Americans left with scraps.
Climate and Health Council Back Guardian Fossil Fuel Campaign - Petition
Environment  (tags: Keep it in the ground, divest, Wellcome Trust, Gates Foundation, British Medical Association, petition, Guardian, health, climate )

Dandelion
- 4 days ago - theguardian.com
The report argued that health organisations, and in particular the Wellcome Trust, should divest on moral grounds, as they did previously with regards to the tobacco industry.
The Most Influential Man In America - Stay Silent My Friends - Check Out This Video
Offbeat  (tags: The Most Influential Man In America, Stay Silent My Friends, video, money out of politics, policy making )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - mostinfluentialman.com
We believe that if policymaking is dominated by powerful business organizations and a small number of affluent Americans, then AmericaâEUR(TM)s claims to being a democratic society are seriously threatened.
South Florida And Sea Level Rise   video
Environment  (tags: South Florida, saltwater intrusion, sea level rise, Gov. Rick Scott, challenges )

Dandelion
- 22 hours ago - youtube.com
Video focuses on mounting challenges facing residents and property owners in south Florida as saltwater intrusion and rising sea level become increasingly problematic. Yet Gov. Rick Scott forbids any talk by State employees of climate change or disruption
TAKE ACTION PLEASE: Support Workers in San Francisco
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, society, workers right )

Dimitris
- 4 days ago - action.ufw.org
Support Gerawan workers in San Francisco on Cesar Chavez' March 31 birthday
Climate Change Progress: Obama Administration Quietly Seeks Extra Boost for Small Modular Nuclear Reactors
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Obama, Climate Change, Carbon Emissions, Reductions, Energy, Energy Policy, Nuclear Energy, Next Generation Nuclear, Science, Technology )

Brian
- 2 days ago - greentechmedia.com
President Obama is using his executive authority to encourage the government to invest in next-generation nuclear technologies.
 
 
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