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Donald Trump: Resign as President of the United States
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: petition to sign, corruption, government )

Rob
- 15 hours ago - petitions.whitehouse.gov
Donald Trump: Resign as President of the United States in Violation of the Emoluments Clause. Release Your Tax Returns.
LGBT Rights Page Gone From White House Website
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: LGBT, White House website, Dept. of Labor website, Mike Pence )

Judy
- 16 hours ago - thehill.com
Within moments of President Trump's swearing-in Friday, webpages about LGBT rights went missing from the White House and Department of Labor websites.
TRUMP WHITE HOUSE TAKES DOWN NATIVE AMERICANS WEB PAGE FROM WEBSITE
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump take down, Native American web page, civil rights, people with disabilities, climate change )

Rosemary
- 13 hours ago - nativenewsonline.net
WASHINGTON âEUR" Change is inevitable when a presidential administration occurs. Within hours of the presidential transition, the White House, now under the control of President Donald Trump, took down the Native Americans web page
Center for Biological Diversity: 100-Day Trump Action Plan
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: clean air, clean water, climate, wildlife, civil rights, reproductive rights, gender and racial equality, freedom of speech and religion )

Linda
- 1 day ago - biologicaldiversity.org
Rather than waiting to see Donald Trump's plan for his first 100 days in office, the Center has drawn up our own to-do list for resistance during the earliest days of his term.
Obama Missed An Opportunity For Reconciliation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Leonard Peltier, Len Foster, USA, Indian Country, healing, pointless )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - nativenewsonline.net
Len Foster the longtime spiritual leader of Leonard Peltier, thought the President saw the need for some healing to take place for Native Americans with this country. Leonard Peltier does not deserve to die in prison. It serves no purpose at this point.
An America First Energy Plan - OMG
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, new, America First Energy Plan, fossil fuels, fracking, shale gas, catastrophic )

Evelyn
- 8 hours ago - whitehouse.gov
"President Trump is committed to eliminating harmful and unnecessary policies such as the Climate Action Plan and the Waters of the U.S. rule. Lifting these restrictions will greatly help American workers, increasing wages by more than $30 billion ..."
Never Again! Stand Up Against Torture.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: torture, Torture Victims, government )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - p2a.co
Torture harms not only those who are tortured; it also damages the souls of those who torture and of those who turn aside and allow people to be tortured.
ACT NOW! Stop Trump's War on Science
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war onScience, Trump, activism, progressive ideals, politics, usa )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - go.314action.org
Add your name and tell Trump we won't let him and his nominees deny the scientific progress we've made together. WeâEUR(TM)re already seeing that supporters like you can tip the scales
Democratic Party Rethink Gets $20 Million Injection
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: third way democrats, voters, corporate democrats, progressive wing, Bernie Sanders Democrats )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - politico.com
Before you get all excited you might want to read the article. Centrist think tank Third Way is launching a campaign to help Democrats reconnect with voters who abandoned them.
Redesigned White House Website Plugs Melania Trumps QVC Jewelry Line
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: purile, corrupt, disgusting )

Rob
- 16 hours ago - rawstory.com
The newly redesigned WhiteHouse.gov website may omit any mention of climate change, civil rights or LGBTQ equality, but it does throw in a plug for First Lady Melania TrumpâEUR(TM)s line of jewelry for QVC.
Trump Is In; Now Where Does Standing Rock Stand?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Dakota Access Pipeline, fossil fuel business, Standing Rock, Trump Administration )

Judy
- 15 hours ago - truth-out.org
The struggle in Standing Rock reflects the universal tensions and conflicts between the interests of capitalism and the interests of people and Mother Earth
A Look Back
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, Washington Post, staffers, inspiring, moments )

Joanne
- 3 hours ago - politicsplus.org
A post on TomCat's blog. A week off for the Furies, and a look back for us.
Safe Zone in Indonesian Rainforest! PETITION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: environment, habitat, forests, protection )

Anna
- 2 hours ago - change.org
It is time that we demand a safe zone in the Indonesian rainforest.
And Now It's Mourning in America ...
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: #44, #45, Mourning in America )

Joanne
- 18 hours ago - politicsplus.org
A post on TomCat's blog by SoINeedAName. A memoir.
Inauguration: Thousands Turn Out to Sydney, Australia Protest!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: trump inauguration, protest in Australia )

Animae
- 15 hours ago - dailytelegraph.com.au
THOUSANDS of men & women have gathered in Hyde Park for the Sydney Women's March following trump's inauguration! WTG Aussies!!!!
Donald Trump Fired All Foreign US Ambassadors With Nobody to Replace Them
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Donald Trump, Senate, President, Ambassadors )

Dandelion
- 5 hours ago - independent.co.uk
The move now threatens leaving many countries without Senate-confirmed envoys for months and cutting off a direct line to the President, and some in countries which have sensitive relations to the US.
TAKE ACTION NOW! I Stand With The Women's March on Washington
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Women's Marchon Washington, solidarity, activism, politics, usa )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
On Saturday, January 21, hundreds of thousands of people will join the Women's March on Washington in the first show of resistance to the incoming President
8 Inauguration Humiliations Donald Trump Has Endured
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: buffoon, ineptitude, inauguration )

Rob
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
In addition to trying to destroy civilization through sheer will and profound ineptitude, Donald Trumps hobbies now apparently include party planning.
IN SUPPORT OF EDWARD SNOWDEN'S PRESIDENTIAL PARDON
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Edward Snowden, pardon, President Obama )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - weroes.com
IN SUPPORT OF EDWARD SNOWDEN'S PRESIDENTIAL PARDON Found guilty ofI espionage in the United States, the informationist found refuge in Russia, having been forced to leave his country because of the impending threat of a prison sentence.
Welcome to Donald Trump's Ignorant America
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, Trump, priorities, culture, ignorance, dishonesty, government, ethics, republicans, usa )

Cal
- 20 hours ago - rollingstone.com
Arts and humanities get at the truth of things âEUR" so naturally Trump's administration plans to defund them
The Guardian View on Donald Trump's Inauguration: A Declaration of Political War - Editorial
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, Inauguration Day, Inaugural address, be afraid, Donald Trump )

Evelyn
- 9 hours ago - theguardian.com
The presidential handover observed all the usual civilities, but the tone of Trump's speech marked a frightening change in America. In 1933, Roosevelt challenged the world to overcome fear. In 2017, Mr Trump told the world to be very afraid.
Interior Department Banned From Twitter After Retweet of Smaller Than Usual Trump Inauguration Crowd
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: tweeter, retweet, Interior Dept., Donald Trump, inauguration, ban )

Dandelion
- 1 hour ago - bostonglobe.com
The Interior Department was ordered Friday to shut down its official Twitter accounts indefinitely.
VIDEO: Foreclosure King Mnuchin Put On Defensive at Senate Hearing
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economy, usa, wall street, U.S. Senate hearing, foreclosures, Steven Mnuchin, money, news, ethics, corporate )

Jess
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
Mnuchin didn't mention the name of a single victim in his remarks," journalist David Dayen reports
Petition for the Release of Trump's Tax Returns, Please Sign!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, freedoms, propaganda, politics, republicans )

Mitchell
- 28 minutes ago - dailykos.com
The First petition on the Trump White House site is for the release of his tax returns!
Boston Globe: Ducklings in Public Garden Don Pink Knitted Hats
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, inauguration, protests, "pussy hats", "Make Way For Ducklings" statues, Boston )

Evelyn
- 2 hours ago - bostonglobe.com
By Thursday morning, the articles of clothing gracing the bronze birds took on a more political tone: on each of their tiny heads were the knitted pink "pussy hats" that thousands of people planned to wear during nationwide protests of President-elect
Congress Has Info on Trump That Would Shock Americans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, ethics, criminality )

Rob
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Cummings sees a crisis of legitimacy coming down the pike.
The Trump Resistance Plan: Step One
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, ethics, propaganda )

Rob
- 1 day ago - billmoyers.com
The first step to resisting President-elect Trump is understanding how he and Kellyanne Conway deploy their Three Ds strategy: deflect, divert and distract.
Hightower: We Can Beat Back the Reign of Trump
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Trump, activism, progressives, action )

Freya
- 2 hours ago - alternet.org
Don't agonize, organize! Rise up, resist, raise hell!
Trump's 10 Troubling Deals With Foreign Power-Players
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Pres. donald Trump, foreign business dealings, conflicts of interest )

Judy
- 17 hours ago - projects.propublica.org
In addition to these deals, it is troubling that Trump has not yet resigned from his businesses. As of 3:15 today, he had not filed necessary paperwork to transfer ownership in the three states where his largest companies are incorporated.
 

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