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Stop Our Infrastructure Crisis
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: infrastructure, employment, public investment, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - act.cheribustos.com
Our nation's infrastructure is crumbling, hurting our economy and making daily life more difficult for many. But Boehner REFUSES to discuss long-term solutions.
TAKE ACTION: Urge Congress to Help End Family Detention
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, senate, family detention, refugees )

Dogan
- 17 hours ago - secure2.convio.net
Please send a message to your U.S. House and Senate representatives urging them to speak out against family detention. There is no humane way to detain families. Detention facilities expose refugees to undue trauma, including malnutrition and depression
Tell Congress: Reject the Pentagon Slush Fund Gimmick
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption )

Darren
- 1 day ago - nationalpriorities.org
Reject $ for the Pentagon
20 Years of Data Reveals That Congress Doesn't Care What You Think.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, corruption, ethics, money, money talks, power = money )

Dave
- 22 hours ago - upworthy.com
A scientific study to show that $$$ controls the country, especially Congress.....watch the video if you have 6 minutes
Obama Recasts Climate Change as a Peril With Far-Reaching Effects
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Obama, Climate Change, Carbon Emissions, Coast Guard Academy, Commencement Address )

Brian
- 11 hours ago - nytimes.com
In March, Mr. Obama introduced a blueprint for cutting greenhouse gas emissions over the next decade in the United States by up to 28 percent from its level in 2005.
Tell Congress: Oppose Fast Track for the TPP
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), fast track, petitions, tweets )

Freya
- 1 day ago - act.eff.org
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a controversial secret agreement that would undermine online freedoms worldwide by exporting dangerous copyright rules. The White House is trying to bypass debate on the contents of the deal by passing a bill...

US Politics & Gov't  (tags: democrats, congress, senate, Wall Street Lobbyist )

Dogan
- 17 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
Cancel âEUR(TM)19 Kids and CountingâEUR(TM) Due to Josh Duggar Reportedly Admitting to Molesting 5 Girls
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse abuse, religion, corruption, cover-up, democrats, crime, dishonesty, americans, ethics, media )

K
- 9 hours ago - sicknewz.com
Josh Duggar admitted to molesting 5 girls, including his sisters. The family posted messages to Facebook excusing his behavior, but he was never prosecuted. Demand TLC take a stand against sexual predators and rem
Judge Says No to Fracking
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Judge says no to fracking )

Michael
- 23 hours ago - ecowatch.com
N. Carolina says no and Texas says yes.
Obama: Netanyahu's Anti-Arab Remarks Likely to Have Foreign Policy Consequences
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, obama, news, israle, Arab voters, netanyahu, congress, americans, constitution )

Jess
- 10 hours ago - english.pnn.ps
Netanyahu's portrayal of Arab voters as "an invading force that might vote" is contrary to the very language of the Israeli Declaration of Independence
Texas Ban on Fracking Bans Criticized
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Texas bans fracking legislation )

Michael
- 23 hours ago - oilgasdaily.com
Dear citizen, be afraid, be very afraid...
Cruel Experiment Proves That Rats Are Empathetic, Humans Not So Much | PETA's Blog | PETA
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: animalcruelty, animalwelfare, killed, suffering, society, usa )

Julie
- 1 day ago - peta.org
Cruel experiment proves that rats are empathetic, humans not so much - PETA
Teamsters Spend Big on Politics While Preparing to Cut Pensions
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Teamsters )

Michael
- 1 day ago - washingtontimes.com
Union tosses cash at lobbying despite retirement shortfalls. Sometimes unions can be as bad as those too big to fail.
Latest Guilty Pleas Prove Big Bank Criminality 'Rampant,' But Jail Time Non-Existent
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Banksters )

Michael
- 22 hours ago - commondreams.org
In announcing settlement, Attorney General Loretta Lynch calls the crimes 'a brazen display of collusion' that caused 'pervasive harm'
Get Ready: Protesters Vow to 'Flood the System' for Climate and Planetary Justice
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: With what do you replace capitalism? )

Michael
- 21 hours ago - commondreams.org
Rising Tide North America calls for mass actions this fall 'to shut down the economic and political systems threatening our survival'
The Meaning of Memorial Day -   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: humans, americans, freedoms, sadness, society, violence, usa, politics, americans, war, usa, troops, government, war, usa, americans, freedoms, military, troops, iraq )

MmAWAY
- 11 hours ago - youtu.be
This was done in 2013, but I found it very powerful for those that gave their life for FREEDOM! HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY! Bless all that gave their lives!
As States Ready Disaster Plans, Feds Urge Them To Consider Climate Change
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Climate Change, Hurricane Season, Disaster Plans, Preparedness, Federal, State, Governments )

Brian
- 7 hours ago - npr.org
The Atlantic hurricane season starts next month...a time when coastal states have their disaster plans at the ready. Now, the federal government wants states to consider the potential effects of climate change in those blueprints.
Witness: Branded a Troublemaker âEUR" RuthâEUR(TM)s Story
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ruth Riviera (not her real name) )

Michael
- 3 hours ago - hrw.org
During her nine years in the Army, she had been raped twice by fellow officers and twice groped and harassed in such a manner that she felt her dignity had been severely undermined.
The ArmyâEUR(TM)s New Plan To Help Soldiers With PTSD
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: troops, military, propaganda, lies, iraq, corruption, economy, dishonesty, abuse, crime, war, usa, ethics, politics, media )

Wilde
- 37 minutes ago - thinkprogress.org
Even though fewer troops are now going into war zones, Army officials are still struggling to connect soldiers with the appropriate treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder amid a surge in PTSD cases in recent years.
Gift to Multi-National Corporations as Senate Pushes Fast Track Forward
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Senate pushes TPP )

Michael
- 21 hours ago - commondreams.org
A final vote on Fast Track trade authority could come as soon as Thursday afternoon
America's For-Profit Surveillance Fiasco | Al Jazeera America
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, ethics )

Earths
- 16 hours ago - america.aljazeera.com
Consumers aren't the only ones finding themselves under the digital microscope. For employees, the emerging "bring your own device" trend has shattered the rigid boundary that once stood between personal and work life. Companies are pretty much allowed
Tech Companies Across USA Oppose TPP
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, corruption, jobs, TPP, trade, outsourcing, unemployment, cover-up, economy, dishonesty, ethics, government, propaganda, lies, media, usa, SupremeCourt )

Angelus
- 4 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
America is losing the ability to manufacture and dumbing down its workforce by outsourcing. Plus, many Americans are being denied great jobs as they are sent out to help foreign governments prosper
Has the USA Been Experiencing a Worse Economy Than the Great Depression?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, poverty, jobs, wages, corruption, cover-up, ethics, dishonesty, economy, congress, lies, media, politics, propaganda, usa, socialsecurity, healthcare, healthcare, housing )

Angelus
- 3 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
Yes- it is much longer and began shortly after NAFTA was passed but is very cleverly masked by' safety net ' programs; instead of long food lines, people have EBT cards to hide food subsidies.
What You Need to Know About Avian Flu
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Avian Flu )

Michael
- 14 minutes ago - blog.farmsanctuary.org
Three states âEUR" Minnesota, Wisconsin and now IowaâEUR" have proclaimed a state of emergency, with millions of commercial birds believed to be infected by avian influenza.
   

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