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US Politics & Gov't

5 Reasons To Expect Police Brutality To Get Worse Before It Gets Better
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police Brutality, Police Violence, Murder By Cop, Beatings, Shootings, Torture, Police State, Gestapo )

Brian
- 15 hours ago - collectivelyconscious.net
"Few things are more disturbing than looking at the news each day to find yet another shocking case of American police officers using excessive brutality and belligerence against the public. There is no justification for this..."
Remembering Troy Davis and Ending the Death Penalty
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Troy Davis, deah penalty, government, usa, state law )

Nancy
- 3 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
While many of the supporters who stood in solidarity with Troy have put away their signs and returned home, the battle to end the shameful practice of capital punishment wages on in his name.
The Koch Brothers' Three-Step Plan To Conquer The Next Generation - NationofChange
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, ethics, freedoms, economy, dishonesty, politics, media, money, business, energy, education, philanthropy, pollution, endangered, ecosystems )

Wild
- 17 hours ago - nationofchange.org
The Koch brothers are getting their hands in everything. Now it's on to sponsoring economic programs at colleges and universities around the country to make sure their ideology will live on.
Criminal or Victim - Communities Weight How To Deal With Battle-Scarred Soldiers Who Do Wrong After Coming Home-The Washington P
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, crime, abuse, economy, ethics, dishonesty, propaganda, lies, iraq, military, war, usa )

Wild
- 1 hour ago - washingtonpost.com
FAIRBANKS, Ak - Staff Sgt. Robert D. Carlson raised the gun to his head. In the parking lot of their duplex, his wife was calling the police. "Please help," she cried. "He punched me in the face." His intention, Carlson would say, was to kill himself..
While We March for the Climate, Governments Meet With Polluters
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Peoples Climate March, UN Climate Summit, Climate Inaction, Climate Change, GHG Emission )

Brian
- 1 day ago - thenation.com
"In fact, little more than a year out from the December 2015 deadline for signing a deal, countries can't even agree on a fundamental approach to curbing heat-trapping greenhouse emissions."
Give the Homeless Homes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: homeless, chronic homelessness, social programs, Utah, Housing First, Utah's Housing Task Force, Rapid Rehousing )

Judy
- 22 hours ago - newyorker.com
A bipartisan consensus around the best strategy to combat homelessness is quickly forming: Give them homes. Utah, not exactly a bastion of liberalism, cut the number of chronically homeless people in the state by 74% by doing just that.
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 day 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."
'American Idol' Made Clay Aiken a Star. But He Knows It Won't Make Him a Congressman (TEXT and PHOTOS)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, American Idol, Clay Aiken, North Carolina, democrats, elections, freedoms, government, politics, candidates )

Carrie
- 23 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
Aiken won 12 million votes on "American Idol." Now he's trying to get the tiniest fraction of that number to represent the second district of North Carolina. It may prove to be just as tough as beating Ruben Studdard on the talent show.
Viral #ThankAPoliceOfficerDay Goes Global, Recounts ALL Abuses, Terror, Crimes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Criminal Injustice System, Law and Disorder, Police Brutality, Police Violence, Excessive Use of Force, Gestapo, #ThankAPoliceOfficerDay, #IncarcerationNation, #MassIncarceration, Institutional Racism )

Brian
- 15 hours ago - revolution-news.com
"Police in the United States have created a hashtag to celebrate their national day and collect praise and cheers from the public. It backfired in a fabulous way, and it spread world-wide. This year, police have executed 1,540 people. "
The God of War Is on the Verge of Another Victory
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Obama, War Monger, Military Industrial Complex, Toxic Capitalism, American Imperialism, Militarism, Politics, Endless War, ISIS )

Brian
- 11 hours ago - commondreams.org
"Hurray! God bless drones and "mission accomplished" and a million Iraqi dead and birth defects in Fallujah. God bless torture. God bless the CIA. But guess what? It's bombs away again, boys!"
Campaign 2014, Green Party, The Newswire Still Fighting the Duopoly: Nader Boosts Green Party Candidates in New York September 1
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, candidates, elections, green )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - uncoveredpolitics.com
"Though not yet able to crack double digits in any statewide polling, the 61-year-old Hawkins -- one of the party's most prolific vote-getters -- believes he has "a fighting chance" this fall against Wall Street-funded incumbent Gov. Andrew Cuomo and..."
National Voter Registration Day - September 23rd
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, elections, Vote! )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - nationalvoterregistrationday.org
Help us register more voters! Here are the best ways of getting the word out
Allow All Political Parties Into the Debates in Texas
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: freedoms, politics, congress, government, americans, candidates, constitution, elections )

James
- 1 hour ago - change.org
Everyone should have a voice in the Texas political debates.
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 day 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,,"
Disability Is a Cause and Consequence of Poverty
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Economy, U.S., Poverty, Inequality, Sen. Tom Harkin, Disability, Disability and Poverty, Public Health, Healthcare, ADA, Affordable Housing, Accessible Transportation, Medicaid, SSI )

Judy
- 18 hours ago - talkpoverty.org
The poverty rate for working-age people with disabilities is nearly two and a half times higher than that for people without disabilities.
   

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