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US Politics & Gov't

Economic Justice: How NC Progressives Are Fighting Back Against the Tea Party (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: North Carolina, Americans, 'Moral Mondays' Movement, Tea Party, government, ethics, politics, candidates, news )

Carrie
- 4 hours ago - rawstory.com
As William Barber prepared to spread a message of hope and democracy through a week of actions Aug. 22-28 in Raleigh and other Southern state capitals, he talked with me about North Carolina's free-market ideology and how it has already affected the...
This Labor Day, Let's Give Workers Something To Cheer About
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Labor Day, workers rights, unions, government, corruption, republicans, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, politics, news, elections, abuse, economy, candidates )

Carrie
- 5 hours ago - nationalmemo.com
It's no coincidence that prosperity was widely shared when unions were at the height of their power in the decades after World War II, and that inequality has soared as unions have been weakened.
Voting Still Matters When It Comes To Political Clout
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, voting rights, Ferguson, political clout, elections, politics, government, ethics, crime, abuse )

Carrie
- 5 hours ago - nationalmemo.com
More than a half-century after brave protesters marched and bled and died to demand the right to vote for black citizens, the ballot box remains a potent weapon for civic and political change -- a radical undertaking that can shake up social systems and...
Obama Proposes 1% Pay Raise For Federal Workers & Military in 2015(to Avoid a 2% Increase)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, ethics, economy, politics, military, dishonesty, lies, troops, government, labor, violence )

Wild
- 5 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
President Obama on Friday proposed raising federal civilian and military pay by 1 percent across the board next year, signaling that he wants to give the workers a salary bump while preventing the rates from automatically rising by a greater amount under
Washington Piles Lie Upon Lie
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention )

Walter L
- 6 hours ago - paulcraigroberts.org
How do we know that this is a lie? Is it because we have heard nothing but lies about Russia from NATO, from US ambassador to the UN Samantha Power, from assistant secretary of state Victoria Nuland, from Obama and his entire regime of pathological liars,
Sexism In The Senate(US) - (or Sexist Fat Shaming as Bad as Slut Shaming)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, abuse, ethics, government, politics, propaganda, war, terrorism, diet, health, food, exercise, society, women, violence, culture )

Wild
- 6 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
Gillibrand's book, "Off the Sidelines," comes out next month, and the requisite pre-publication People magazine profile features some of the sexier -- and sexist-ier -- tidbits. At one point, Gillibrand writes of being in the House gym, "where an older, mal
ISIS: Made in Washington, Riyadh and Tel Aviv
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention )

Walter L
- 6 hours ago - original.antiwar.com
The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is being touted as the newest "threat" to the American homeland: hysterics have pointed to Chicago as the locus of their interest, and we are told by everyone from the President on down that if we don't attack th
The Time Is Ripe For A False-Flag Attack On American Soil
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 7 hours ago - alt-market.com
Government engineered false-flag terrorism is a historically established fact. For centuries, political and financial elites have been sinking ships, setting buildings on fire, assassinating diplomats, overthrowing elected leaders, and blowing people up,
The Covert Origins of ISIS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention )

Walter L
- 8 hours ago - scgnews.com
Evidence exposing who put ISIS in power, and how it was done.
After Losing Yet Another Station
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, racism, sexism, anti-gay, bigotry )

John
- 8 hours ago - samuel-warde.com
The news for talk show host, Rush Limbaugh, continues to go from bad to worse... to even worst than that. That means the news gets better and better for hundreds of thousands of Limbaugh protestors.
Petition | PLEASE SIGN: Tell 40 Rush Limbaugh Sponsors
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, racist, sexism, anti-gay, bigotry )

John
- 8 hours ago - change.org
For decades Rush Limbaugh has been promoting blatant racism, sexism, and anti-gay bigotry on our public airways. In this petition, we are telling Limbaugh sponsors and advertisers, we will not buy products/services that support his hate.
Activists Sound Alarm as More Police Departments Consider Using Drones
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 9 hours ago - commondreams.org
"Now is the time to stop the engine of surveillance technology and state repression,"... "By continuing to build across all communities mobilizing against police militarization, we can effectively resist the solidifying relationship between the Pentagon a
America Furious Over "Mystery" Airstrikes on Libya
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention )

Walter L
- 9 hours ago - mediamonarchy.blogspot.com
Welcome to New World Next Week -- the video series from Corbett Report and Media Monarchy that covers some of the most important developments in open source intelligence news.
CIA Intervention in Ukraine Has Been Taking Place for Decades
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention )

Walter L
- 9 hours ago - dissenter.firedoglake.com
Of all the aspects of the current crisis over the NATO/Russia standoff in Ukraine, the determined intervention into Ukrainian political affairs by the United States has been the least reported, at least until recently. While new reports have appeared conc
Kentucky Kickback: How the Olmsted Dam Project Exposed Mitch McConnell's Hypocrisy on Government Spending
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, government, politics, big business )

Abe
- 10 hours ago - nomadicpolitics.blogspot.com.tr
Though McConnell now says he is dead set against any more government shutdowns, Kentucky voters have every reason to be a little dubious.
American Killed Fighting in Ukraine Was Nephew of CIA Nazi Recruit & War Criminal Mykola Lebed
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention )

Walter L
- 10 hours ago - constantinereport.com
"... Paslawsky was not an 'ordinary Joe' from New Jersey ..., he was the nephew of the notorious Nazi Mykola Lebed - who incredibly was employed by the CIA from 1949 to possibly as late as 1991. ... Instead of facing trial for his vicious war crimes ... Lebed was
The President Wore A Tan Suit And Twitter Freaked Out
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, americans, obama, clothing, social media, twitter )

Darren
- 11 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
President Obama's tan suit created a sartorial stir and the social media sphere shared its feelings all over Twitter, of course. (Grammar corrected. . .)
Scientists Drastically Underestimated Amount of Fukushima Radiation Worldwide
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, Fukushima, radiation, science, japan earthquake, usa )

Darren
- 1 day ago - globalresearch.ca
We noted 2 days after the Japanese earthquake that radiation from Fukushima could end up on the West Coast of North America. And see this. . .
SAVING SOCIAL SECURITY FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: socialsecurity )

Jan
- 1 day ago - harkin.senate.gov
Join Democracy for America, Social Security Works, by signing a petition asking Congress to support expanding Social Security,
Deaths of Chicano Soldiers in Vietnam
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, troops, war, americans, ethics, healthcare, healthcare, housing )

James
- 1 day ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
August 29, 1970 Between 15 and 30 thousand predominantly Chicanos (Americans of Mexican descent) gathered in East LA's Laguna Park as the culmination of the Chicano National Moratorium.
Captives Held By Islamic State Were Waterboarded
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, war, syria, islam, waterboarding )

Darren
- 1 day ago - washingtonpost.com
At least four hostages held in Syria by the Islamic State, including an American journalist who was recently executed by the group, were waterboarded in the early part of their captivity, according to people familiar with the treatment of the kidnapped...
   

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