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TAKE ACTION: Send Albert Woodfox A Message Of Support
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Albert Woodfox, petition, amnesty U.K., isolation, torture, freedom, now!, prisoner abuse, solitary confinement, letter of support, usa, Louisiana state, americans, HEALTH, abuse, government, news, media, u.s. )

- 1 day ago -
Albert has been in solitary confinement in Louisiana USA for 43 years and counting. His conviction has been overturned three times, he's been cleared for unconditional release - yet he's still there.
Dick Cheney Should ~ and Eventually Will ~ Be Tried as a War Criminal: Former International Court Judge
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Thomas Buergenthal, war crimes, ICC, Dick Cheney, government, corruption, dishonesty, republicans, politics, ethics, cover-up, news )

- 9 hours ago -
Thomas Buergenthal, who served as a judge at the International Court of Justice for the first 10 years of this century, said he believes the former U.S. vice president could be brought before the International Criminal Court, reported Newsweek.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: walmart, SEC, tax havens, taxes, overseas )

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Walmart has built a vast, undisclosed network of 78 subsidiaries and branches in 15 overseas tax havens. These may be used to minimize foreign taxes where Walmart has retail operations and to avoid U.S. taxes on those foreign earnings.
TAKE ACTION: Sign the Petition: Fix the Voting Rights Act Now.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Voting Rights Act, SupremeCourt )

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âEURoeThanks to the Supreme Court, the Voting Rights Act is weaker now than when it was passed 50 years ago. Fight to pass the Voting Rights Advancement Act, which would restore the Voting Rights Act and block new efforts to suppress African-American
Stop the Sneak Attack on Net Neutrality
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: net neutrality, petitions, FCC )

- 13 hours ago -
On June 12, the FCC Open Internet Order mandating the strongest Net Neutrality protections in history finally went into effect. It was a tremendous victory for millions of American.
Republicans For Bernie Sanders?!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, elections, government, news, republicans, u.s. )

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Presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) the 72-year-old Vermont socialist is surging in the Democratic Primary against Hillary Clinton with "free education in one fist, single-payer healthcare in the other."
Bernie Sanders on Why Elites Are in for a Shock: The Discontent of the American People Is Far, Far Greater
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Presidential Election, discontent, USA )

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In a new wide-ranging interview with The Nation, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) swears off campaign contributions from the fossil fuel industry, promises to visit red states like Alabama during his campaign . . .
New Jersey Democratic Lawmakers Will Try to Force Chris Christie's Resignation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, candidates, Chris Christie, New Jersey, ethics, government, politics, republicans, democrats, news )

- 9 hours ago -
"He's not doing the state any good by spending the bulk of his time out of state," said Lesniak. "And even when he's in-state, he's focusing on what he has to do to get elected president ~ which often runs contrary to what he ought to do for the state.
GOP Lawmaker Calls on Texas to Defy 'Rancid' Same-Sex Marriage Ruling By Impeaching Supreme Court Justices
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Texas, LGBT rights, same-sex marriage, Supreme Court, ethics, freedoms, republicans, dishonesty, corruption, government, politics, news )

- 8 hours ago -
The legislative session may be over but state Rep. Cecil Bell Jr. isn't abandoning his crusade against gay marriage.
A Socialist Surge in the US? -Bernie Sanders Draws Record Crowds
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, usa, u.s., republicans, democrats, freedoms, ethics, americans, Socialism, Capitalism, austerity, rich, poor )

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Richard Wolff: The Greek election has also factored into the U.S. presidential race. On Monday, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders said, "I applaud the people of Greece for saying 'no' to more austerity for the poor. . .
Tell Your Representatives to Vote NO on the DARK Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, food, diet, protection, safety, ecosystems, conservation )

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GMO foods should be labeled. Tell your Representative to stand up for GMO labeling and to vote NO on the DARK act. See the link above for more information.
Thanks to Citizens United, Ted Cruz Has $51 Million on Hand to Run His Far-Right Campaign
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ted Cruz, campaigns, elections, candidates, contributions, 1%, wealth inequality )

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Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz put out surprising fundraising numbers this week, revealing that his campaign raised just over $14 million, with an average donation of $81 from 175,000 individual donors.
"My Grandparents Came Here Legally" Oh, Yeah? I Call Bullshit - Daily KOS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, war, propaganda, lies, abuse, freedoms, ethics, politics )

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Me, I generally get a little cranky amid the festival of national self-congratulation and consumerism that is the Fourth of July.
TAKE ACTION: Senate Democrats Must Stand Strong Against Republican Attacks on Abortion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: democrats, abortion rights, choice )

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Tell Senate Democrats to filibuster Mitch McConnellâEUR(TM)s abortion ban.
The Idiot Thug Running Maine
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, Maine Governor, Paul LePage, government, ethics, crime, freedoms, news, politics, republicans, tea party )

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Last week, members of Maine legislature's Government Oversight Committee unanimously called for an investigation into Tea Party Governor Paul LePage. At question is whether or not he inappropriately~and potentially illegally~abused his control over ...
Massive Contagion Will Lead To A Worldwide Financial Catastrophe âEUR" Will A Desperate U.S. Start World War III?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world war III, government, politics )

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Egon von Greyerz: "We are facing colossal problems in the world today. The U.S. is bankrupt, with debts having increased each year since the early 1960s. And in this century debts have gone up exponentially....
Dissenting Lawmakers Punished as Corporate Takeover of United States Advances
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP Trade Deal )

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If ratified, TPP will have ramifications for our health, economy, and environmental protections, including the loss of individual, state, and national rights, as it sets up binding rules that supersede US law. [ + videos ]
40 Outrageous Facts Most People DonâEUR(TM)t Know
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, crime, ethics, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, lies, propaganda, military, politics )

- 12 hours ago -
Once you go down the rabbit hole, you will discover things that most people donâEUR(TM)t know. Here are 40 outrageous facts that most people are clueless about.
If the GOP Wants To Attract Young People, Maybe It Should Stop Screwing Them Over
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP, microtargeting, Kristen Soltis Anderson, "The Selfie Vote", young people, technology, Republican strategy )

- 7 hours ago -
"Selfie Vote" author to party leaders: 'Championing technology as a way to create greater choice, greater cost savings and better learning in America is an obvious step Republicans can take to help young people.' In other words: Let them eat innovation.
Bernie Sanders' Plan To Make Solar Power More Accessible
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: solar power, alternative energy, clean energy, renewable energy )

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On Tuesday, Vermont Senator and 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders introduced legislation aimed at making it easier for low-income families to take advantage of solar power.
Oath Keepers: Prepare for Economic Collapse
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economy, corruption, war )

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While speaking at the New York Oath Keepers Awards Banquet, Founder and Director of Oath Keepers Stewart Rhodes urges all Oath Keeper chapters across the country to hold an Emergency Summit by state, in order to prepare for an economic collapse. 'Assume
Leaked Documents Show FBI, DEA and U.S. Army Buying Italian Spyware
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, crime, dishonesty, freedoms, ethics, Govtfearmongering, news, terrorism, Big Brother agenda, surveillance state, privacy, rights )

- 12 hours ago -
The FBI, Drug Enforcement Administration and U.S. Army have all bought controversial software that allows users to take remote control of suspectsâEUR(TM) computers, recording their calls, emails, keystrokes and even activating their cameras, according...
Americans With Retirement Accounts Beware: If Our Government Does What China Just Did You'Ll Be Wiped Out
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: retirements, money, economy, socialsecurity )

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ItâEUR(TM)s a danger to be sure, but perhaps not as dangerous as what is happening in China right now. While Chinese stock markets are in the midst of a massive collapse, the Chinese have tried just about everything to halt the crash that has so far vaporized
Crowd Cheers As David Letterman Trumps The Donald - 'These Ties Are Made, Where?'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, politics, media, dishonesty, ethics, abuse, economy, u.s. )

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This needs so few words. Back, before NBC fired Donald Trump, this year's newest Republican presidential candidate appeared on The David Letterman Show to endorse Mitt Romney during the 2012 presidential run. With little help from Letterman, Trump proved,
Robert Reich: The California County That's Leading the Way in Cutting the Banks Out of Its Economy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: California, banks, fraud, finance, penalties, crime )

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What exactly does it mean for a big Wall Street bank to plead guilty to a serious crime? Right now, practically nothing.

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