Tell President Obama:
"U.S. airstrikes accomplished their goal of blocking genocidal ISIS and helping to hold the Kurdish defense line in Northern Iraq. Don't bomb Syria or launch additional airstrikes in Iraq without congressional approval (...)''
We demand a government that is accountable to all of us, not just wealthy donors. I support the Government By The People Act (H.R. 20), which reduces the influence of big-money campaign donors by amplifying the voices of all Americans.
Continuing the war for more than 2 more years, these plans ignore a simple truth; there is no military solution to the challenges that remain in Afghanistan. I resigned from the State Dept over America's failing war in Afghanistan, please sign my petition
Close to 200 state and local police departments in the United States have been suspended for losing military-level equipment transferred to them by the Pentagon, a new investigation found. Already, the investigation has found that police departments in Ar
The Hospital Trust Fund accounts for only about half of total Medicare spending. Most of the rest goes to cover physician fees, prescription drugs and to provide incentives for health insurance companies to participate in the Medicare Advantage.
In recent years, the court has made it very difficult, and often impossible, to hold police officers and the governments that employ them accountable for civil rights violations. This undermines the ability to deter illegal police behavior . . .
In a report following the latest Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip, the Ministry of Health in Gaza said, "By the 51st day of the Israeli offensive on the Gaza Strip, the number of slain Palestinians arrived to 2133, while 11100 Palestinians have been inju
Absent a declaration of war or a statutory authorization from Congress, the president can't introduce the U.S. Armed Forces into hostilities save in "a national emergency created by attack upon the United States."
Stop the Militarization of Police Forces
Excessive militarization of American police forces has resulted in overly aggressive cops inflicting violence and tragedy, mostly on people and communities of color.