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US Politics & Gov't

Greenpeace - Please Sign the Statement of Support for Greenpeace Activists in Cincinnati
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Proctor & Gamble, Greenpeace, Environmental activists, Indonesia, rainforests, Hamilton County, district attorneys )

Slava
- 8 hours ago - secure3.convio.net
Eight Greenpeace activists who participated in peaceful protest to protect Indonesian rainforest last March will be going on trial soon. They're each facing two separate felony charges for crimes they did not commit &, if convicted, could serve 10 yrs.
Independent Enquiry for Scottish Referendum Vote Count. Please Sign..!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Parliament, Re-count, petition, Scotland, politics, government, humans, corruption, news )

Borg
- 11 hours ago - you.38degrees.org.uk
Investigate the vote counting procedures. Allow an independent re-count of all votes.
Kansas Supreme Court Unanimously Orders State to Drop Democrat's Name From Senate Race Ballot
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US Senate, Elections, Kansas, Topeka, Kansas Supreme Court, Kansas Ballot, Democrats, Republicans, Independent Candidate )

Brian
- 1 day ago - startribune.com
"TOPEKA, Kan. -- Kansas must remove the name of the Democratic candidate against Republican Sen. Pat Roberts from the ballot, the state Supreme Court declared Thursday, in a unanimous ruling that could influence the fight for control of the U.S. Senate."
All Israelis Are Implicated in the Occupation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: end all US aid to Israel, illegal occupation of Palestine-West Ban, IDF, world, BDS, war crimes, crimes against Palestinians, Gaza massacres, IOF abuse, zionism-discrimination-racism, news, obama, propaganda, lies, americans, congress )

Jess
- 15 hours ago - 972mag.com
Rather than an army secret, the systems supporting the occupation include such normal institutions as taxation, infrastructure projects, the education system and, of course, army service.
Army Chief of Staff Say We May Need More Troops In Iraq - The Washington Post (Escalation Fever Takes Hold and the Cake Too)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, propaganda, lies, iraq, war, usa, military, media, politics, economy, dishonesty, crime )

Wild
- 5 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
Gen. Ray Odierno, the Army chief of staff, said Friday that it might be necessary to deploy more U.S. forces to Iraq beyond the 1,600 troops that are already there, warning that the fight against the Islamic State will intensify and could go on for years.
Israel Inflicted Huge Damage on Gaza Education Sector
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Israel war on Gaza 2014, schools-education, children's rights, risks, Society and Culture, palestinian human rights violations, end the siege on gaza now!, end all US military aid to Israel now!, americans, congress, abuse, media, obama, news, usa )

Jess
- 1 day ago - presstv.ir
The Palestinian Ministry of Education says the latest Israeli war on the Gaza Strip has caused USD 33 million in damage to its education sector.
Mark Bittman: Let's Reject the "Inevitable"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: People's Climate March, UN Climate Summit, Politics, Environment, Environmental Movement, Environmental Politics, Climate Change, Grassroots Agenda, Direct Action, Toxic Capitalism, Emissions, Limits )

Brian
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
We have to think bigger, and we have that chance. The same things that can fix climate can fix many other problems...agriculture, health care, inequality, campaign finance... because to be successful the climate movement must be a pro-democracy movemet.
Be The First To Know ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, gun safety, gun laws, elections, americans, government )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - act.everytown.org
Now, we'll be able to show our support for elected officials who stand with the majority of Americans in support of common-sense gun laws.
Climate of Extremes: Part One, How Polarizing Global Warming Strategies Backfire
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Politics, Environmental Policy, Climate Change, Bill McKIbbens, Cap and Trade, KXL Pipeline, EPA, Grassroots Agenda, Political Polarization, Moral Politics, Ideology, Divisive Strategy )

Brian
- 1 day ago - thebreakthrough.org
"On the road to meaningfully dealing with climate change, this new mix of moral politics, personalized attacks, and line-in-the-sand political demands are not without major trade-offs and risks."
Divided We Stand
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, poll, succession, politics )

Glenn
- 2 hours ago - article-3.com
I'm afraid that a little incident called the Civil War has made that impossible.
Obama's 'Yemen Model' for the War on ISIS Is a Wreck
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Obama, War Monger, Toxic Capitalist, American Imperialism, Military Industrial Complex, War of Terror, Destabilizing Yemen, Al-Queda, ISIS, Quagmire )

Brian
- 1 hour ago - thedailybeast.com
"The Obama administration may think it's winning the fight against Al Qaeda and building democracy in Yemen. But that's not the way it looks on the ground."
Bill Clinton: Netanyahu 'Not the Guy' to Strike Lasting Middle East Peace Deal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bill and Hilary Clinton, Israel, Palestine, Netanyahu, peace, Gaza, violence, politics, government )

Carrie
- 58 minutes ago - theguardian.com
Bill Clinton has been recorded going off-message and criticising the Israeli government's unwillingness to seek peace with Palestinians in unguarded comments that contrast with other leading Democrats, including his wife, Hilary Clinton.
Climate of Extremes Part Two: Dialogue - Not Diatribes - Needed for Bipartisan Action
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Politics, Environmental Policy, Climate Change, Bill McKIbbens, Cap and Trade, KXL Pipeline, EPA, Grassroots Agenda, Political Polarization, Moral Politics, Ideology, Divisive Strategy )

Brian
- 1 day ago - thebreakthrough.org
"All of this suggests that in combination with new approaches to grassroots advocacy and election campaigns, a complementary paradigm for climate advocacy may be needed. "
YES, WE CAN DO THIS! Jill Stein: Support a Breakthrough Campaign in New York! MAKE NEW YORK GREEN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: New York, Elections, Howie Hawkins, Real Change, Economic Justice, Human Rights, Social Progress, Environment, Make New York Green, #UniteGreen )

Brian
- 1 hour ago - greenpartywatch.org
"Put People and planet before profits. New York leads the country in income disparity and segregation of schools and housing by race and class. Howie's campaign is focused on climate action, jobs, education reform, criminal justice reform, civil rights,,"
John Boehner Is Done Being Nice About The Unemployed (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: John Boehner, unemployed Americans, republicans, dishonesty, ethics, politics, freedoms, news, economy, lies )

Carrie
- 1 hour ago - huffingtonpost.com
House Speaker John Boehner's Thursday lament that unemployed people think they can "just sit around" instead of working shows how much the political conversation about the economy has changed.
Rachel Maddow Is Repulsed At Congress For Taking A Bajillion Days Off While New War Is Launched (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, Rachel Maddow, Americans, congress, politics, government, elections, ethics, dishonesty, war, military, troops, news, corruption )

Carrie
- 8 minutes ago - huffingtonpost.com
Rachel Maddow has already torn into Congress over its handling of the conflict in Iraq and Syria, but a new move by the House and Senate has pushed the MSNBC host over the edge.
   

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