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US Politics & Gov't

Economic Justice: How NC Progressives Are Fighting Back Against the Tea Party (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: North Carolina, Americans, 'Moral Mondays' Movement, Tea Party, government, ethics, politics, candidates, news )

Carrie
- 2 hours ago - rawstory.com
As William Barber prepared to spread a message of hope and democracy through a week of actions Aug. 22-28 in Raleigh and other Southern state capitals, he talked with me about North Carolina's free-market ideology and how it has already affected the...
This Labor Day, Let's Give Workers Something To Cheer About
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Labor Day, workers rights, unions, government, corruption, republicans, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, politics, news, elections, abuse, economy, candidates )

Carrie
- 3 hours ago - nationalmemo.com
It's no coincidence that prosperity was widely shared when unions were at the height of their power in the decades after World War II, and that inequality has soared as unions have been weakened.
Voting Still Matters When It Comes To Political Clout
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, voting rights, Ferguson, political clout, elections, politics, government, ethics, crime, abuse )

Carrie
- 3 hours ago - nationalmemo.com
More than a half-century after brave protesters marched and bled and died to demand the right to vote for black citizens, the ballot box remains a potent weapon for civic and political change -- a radical undertaking that can shake up social systems and...
Obama Proposes 1% Pay Raise For Federal Workers & Military in 2015(to Avoid a 2% Increase)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, ethics, economy, politics, military, dishonesty, lies, troops, government, labor, violence )

Wild
- 3 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
President Obama on Friday proposed raising federal civilian and military pay by 1 percent across the board next year, signaling that he wants to give the workers a salary bump while preventing the rates from automatically rising by a greater amount under
Sexism In The Senate(US) - (or Sexist Fat Shaming as Bad as Slut Shaming)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, abuse, ethics, government, politics, propaganda, war, terrorism, diet, health, food, exercise, society, women, violence, culture )

Wild
- 4 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
Gillibrand's book, "Off the Sidelines," comes out next month, and the requisite pre-publication People magazine profile features some of the sexier -- and sexist-ier -- tidbits. At one point, Gillibrand writes of being in the House gym, "where an older, mal
After Losing Yet Another Station
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, racism, sexism, anti-gay, bigotry )

John
- 7 hours ago - samuel-warde.com
The news for talk show host, Rush Limbaugh, continues to go from bad to worse... to even worst than that. That means the news gets better and better for hundreds of thousands of Limbaugh protestors.
Petition | PLEASE SIGN: Tell 40 Rush Limbaugh Sponsors
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, racist, sexism, anti-gay, bigotry )

John
- 7 hours ago - change.org
For decades Rush Limbaugh has been promoting blatant racism, sexism, and anti-gay bigotry on our public airways. In this petition, we are telling Limbaugh sponsors and advertisers, we will not buy products/services that support his hate.
Israel Tech Site Paying "Interns" to Covertly Plant Stories in Social Media
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, USA, DECEPTION-MANIPULATION ONLINE, ISRAEL21C, social media, digital ambassadors, politics, ethics, americans, lies, news, cover-up, dishonesty, abuse, crime, propaganda )

Jess
- 17 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
An investigation by The Electronic Intifada has revealed that the online publication Israel21c is hiring students as "digital ambassadors" to plant its stories in online discussion forums and social media
Deaths of Chicano Soldiers in Vietnam
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, troops, war, americans, ethics, healthcare, healthcare, housing )

James
- 1 day ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
August 29, 1970 Between 15 and 30 thousand predominantly Chicanos (Americans of Mexican descent) gathered in East LA's Laguna Park as the culmination of the Chicano National Moratorium.
   

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