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US Politics & Gov't

Petition - Tell Congress: No Legal Immunity for the Gun Industry
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Gun Industry, Gun lobbyists, gun violence, shootings, congress, conflict of interests, immunity, democrats, ethical concerns, controversy, stronger regulations, licensing scheme, protection, politics )

- 20 hours ago -
The mass shooting in Las Vegas was a tragic reminder that we are never going to address the epidemic of gun violence in our country without breaking the gun lobby's control of Congress. Fortunately, three Democrats in Congress -...
Petition - Tell Senate Democrats: Resist the Right Wing's Funding Cuts on Climate Change
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: right wing politics, funding cuts, weather satelites, greenhouse gases, environmental progreams, Climate Action Network, pollution controls, regulations, responsibility for climate, budget cuts, dirty politics, global warming, stronger protection )

- 1 day ago -
Faced with deadly hurricanes that have caused billions of dollars in damage, historic flooding that has destroyed entire communities and deadly wildfires that are raging unchecked in California, what did extreme right-wing House Republicans decide to...
Take Action - Help-Elect-a-Scientist
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: upcoming elections, scientists, politics, Transparency, lobbyism, political correctness, dishonesty, ethical politics, candidates )

- 1 day ago -
6,000 scientists and STEM leaders have reached out to 314 Action wanting help running for office. And with your support, we're helping as many as we can launch campaigns. Some of their elections are just a few weeks away.
TAKE ACTION: Sign and Send a Petition: Tell Your Senator(s) to Vote No on Tax Cuts for the Wealthy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Tax the Rich, wealth tax, budget cuts, senators )

- 1 day ago -
Sign and send a petition to your senators: Vote no on the budget that slashes Medicaid, SNAP, education, housing and more to pay for trillions of dollars in tax cuts for the rich.
DEMAND Trump's Cabinet Remove Him From Office
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump regime, POTUS, petitions )

- 13 hours ago -
A little-known provision in the 25th Amendment lets the Cabinet remove a President who's unfit to govern. That means Trump's cabinet can invoke the 25th Amendment and remove him from office immediately.
What They Will Not Tell You About The Fires In California   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: CA, wildfires, firefighters, prisoners, slave labor, climate change, USA, dry conditions )

- 19 hours ago -
Most Americans want real action on climate change. The Earth burns because billionaires would prefer a tax cut. The govt so bought off by special interests that it is complicit in the destruction of the planet is also complicit in slave labor 4 profit.
Tell the Senate: Don't Cut SNAP to Pay for Tax Cuts for the Wealthy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: taxes, government spending, public assistance, economic injustice, petitions )

- 14 hours ago -
The Senate is set to vote as early as this week on a budget recommendation that could strip billions in funding from vital safety net programs, including SNAP, to pay for massive tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans.
We Need Paid Family Leave That Works for Families, Business, and Our Economy!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: paid leave, working people's rights, greens, social justice )

- 23 hours ago -
We have a bizarre, tricky, and urgent situation with President Trump and paid family and medical leave -- and we need your help letting Congress know whatâEUR(TM)s going on so they arenâEUR(TM)t fooled. CHIP has always allowed the lie that we aren't cannibal...
The Koch Brothers Want A Tax Cut And Mike Pence Is Going To Help Them
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Mike Pence, Vice President, Koch Brothers, GOP Tax )

- 10 hours ago -
In New York City last week, Mike Pence asked billionaire David Koch and around 100 other wealthy, conservative political donors for help in supporting a Republican tax plan. The plan would overwhelmingly benefit the richest Americans.
Senate Bill Would Improve Oversight of Programs That Give Police Military Equipment
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bills, Senate, police, law enforcement, militarization )

- 14 hours ago -
A bipartisan group of Senators recently introduced S. 1856 to bring important controls and accountability to a government program that puts surplus military gear into the hands of law enforcement agencies.
Bernie Sanders Isn't Winning Local Elections for the Left
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, politics, activism, people-oriented, local elections, rethinking, Bernie Sanders, mainstream media, narrow vision, lack of analysis of complexity, easy labels, simplistic boxes, Randall Woodfin, Christine Pellegrino, Vincent Fort, Larry Krasner )

- 2 hours ago -
The national media is getting the story all wrong. Breakthroughs are bringing fresh ideas and new faces into the foundational layers of the political system - but building on existing activism and greater will to look outside the Party leaders
'Shrinking, Shrinking, Shrinking'. Puerto Rico Faces a Demographic Disaster
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: depopulation, economic collapse, mainland, Puerto Rico, U.S )

- 6 hours ago -
"You're not going to get hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans moving to the States -- you're going to get millions," Rosselló said. "You're going to get millions, creating a devastating demographic shift for us here in Puerto Rico."
Petition - Stop Sending Weapons of War to Our Communities
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: weapons of war, Police Departments, Armed forces, militarized police action, Law Enforcement, accountability, oversight, control, misconduct, misuse of power, safety, congress )

- 21 minutes ago -
President Trump just put thousands of military-grade weapons back into the hands of police departments across our country. In rescinding an Obama-era executive order, Trump removed restrictions and oversight of the weapons of war the federal government...
Wishing for Trump's Impeachment? 5 Reasons the Next President Could Be Even More Dangerous
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: POTUS, President, White House, Mike Pence, Oval Office, conservatives )

- 10 hours ago -
So, do we stick with the devil we know, or go with the devil we don't?
The Trump-Sessions InJustice Department Tracker
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, crime, ethics, freedoms, government, lies, propaganda, republicans, Jeff Sessions, tRump )

- 10 hours ago -
Since its founding, the Department of Justice has been responsible for ensuring fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans. Its history points to a legal and moral duty to safeguard civil rights, especially for people of color...
Blueprint for a Progressive US: A Dialogue With Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: progressives, progressivism, liberals, education, jobs, public programs )

- 10 hours ago -
Not long after taking office, it became evident that Donald Trump had engaged in fraudulent populism during his campaign. His promise to "Make America Great Again" has been exposed as a lie.
TAKE ACTION: Sign the Petition to Republicans in Congress: What Are You Waiting for? Impeach Trump
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, Donald Trump, congress, usa )

- 2 hours ago -
Sign the petition to Republicans in Congress: What are you waiting for? Impeach Trump

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