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Petition - Tell Congress: Don't Let Trump Spy On Us
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, Trump, NSA, fbi, americans, Foreign countries, spying, personal data, human rights abuses, backdoors, USA liberty act, data collections, law interpretations )

Kalliope
- 19 hours ago - dontlettrumpspyonus.com
Congress Is Debating A Bill To Extend The Power To Spy On Americans - Without A Warrant - To Trump, The NSA, And The FBI. It Must Be Fundamentally Fixed Or Stopped Dead. In an end run around the Constitution, spy agencies have warped Section 702 of...
Residents of a Texas Town Must Declare Support for Israel Before Receiving Harvey Relief Funds
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Texas, hurricane Harvey, Dickinson City Administrator Alun Thomas, relief form, pledge to Israel, grant, unconstitutional, Israel )

Dandelion
- 23 hours ago - aol.com
An application for Harvey relief, accessible through the city website, requires that anyone applying for a grant must first certify that they will not boycott the state of Israel.
What Democrats Still Do Not Get About George McGovern   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Third Way, George McGovern, Democrats, elections, neoliberal, lessons to learn )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
I know this was written before the Presidential election but it has a wealth of information inside the article that is still important for upcoming elections.
Open Thread - 10/23/2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

TomCat
- 14 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown). If you would like me to send you cards with links to my articles, add me as a friend. This is my only article today, and I won't be sending links messages. Hugs!
Tell Democrats: Use Your Leverage to Block Trump Attacks
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: democrats, leverage, Trump, congress, stopgap, house members, republicans, democrats, americans, government, usa )

Lone
- 19 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
Congress passed a three-month stopgap funding measure this fall that expires in December. Because of extreme right-wing House members, Republicans cannot pass government funding bills without Democratic help.1
Petition - Tell Senate Republicans You Expect Them to Stand Up for Our Environment!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Big Oil, enviromental protection, prevention of environmental damages, prevention of further pollution, People Over Profits, responsibility, sustainable sourcing, preservation of natural treasures, ethical politics, environment over corporate greed )

Kalliope
- 19 hours ago - us.e-activist.com
This is just the beginning of the fight to save our environmental protections. In the coming weeks, your Senators will have to decide which is more important to them - our environment, or Big Oil's profits. We need your help to make sure they make the...
One Nation After Trump Review: An Inspiring Plan for American Recovery
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump regime, Presidency, elections, Democrats, Progressives, media, hope )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
If you're still baffled by how Donald Trump got to live in the White House, or you want to make sure that no one like him ever lives there again - or both - "One Nation After Trump" is your must-read book for 2017.
How to End Crony Capitalism
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, greed, political parties, Democrats, Republicans, one percent, 1%, economic injustice )

Freya
- 12 hours ago - nationofchange.org
What if the anti-establishment wings of both parties came together in a pro-democracy coalition to get big money out of politics?
Eye-Opening Survey Shows No.1 Fear for US Citizens Is Government, NOT Terrorism
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, crime, ethics, freedoms, government, news, politics, u.s. )

Kathy
- 10 hours ago - activistpost.com
An extensive survey of hundreds of adults across the United States has just revealed that the thing most Americans fear-more than anything else-is their own government. In fact, according to the survey, no other fear even comes close to the percentage...
Duty, Honor, Atrocity: George W. Bush Receives A Character Award At West Point
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, war, propaganda, lies, politics, government, ethics, bush, abuse, congress, dishonesty, iraq, afghanistn, libya, syria, yemen )

Wilde
- 11 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
The former president deserves a cold metal bench in a stockade awaiting trial, not an award and a warm round of applause from the academy.
The First Amendment Is Under Serious Assault in Order to Stifle Anti-Israel Boycotts
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, ethics, freedoms, government, propaganda, politics, usa, news, freedom speech, first amendment, Israel, ACLU, threats, lawsuit )

Ricardo
- 10 hours ago - theeventchronicle.com
Assaults on freedom speech can be found in many aspects of American life these days, but one specific area that isnâEUR(TM)t getting the attention it deserves relates to boycotts against Israel. Increasingly, weâEUR(TM)re seeing various regional governments...
Petition - US: Process Visas for Yemenis Trapped in Malaysia
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Yemenis, Malaysia, trapped people, muslim travel ban, immigrants, US diversity visa program, Travel Ban, freedoms, discrimination, politics )

Kalliope
- 12 minutes ago - amnesty.org.au
After first being granted an opportunity to immigrate to the US, now dozens of people from Yemen have found themselves stranded in Malaysia, unable to continue to the United States because of Trump's 'Muslim travel ban'.
   

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