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US Politics & Gov't

Jewish Voice for Peace: Fighting BDS Doesn't Fly With Us! PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Jewish Voice for Peace, JVP, freedoms, human rights, ethics, Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions, BDS, politics, mega-donors, presidential candidates )

- 1 day ago -
We are appalled by attacks on the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement. Whether motivated by the desires of your donors or not, standing against this ethical, nonviolent movement working for justice and equality puts you at odds with fast-growing
TAKE ACTION: No More Wall Street Antics
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: senate, Corporate Responsibility, Wall Street )

- 1 day ago -
Sign the petition telling the Chairman of the Senate Banking Committee to crack down on these businesses and create legislation that will enforce corporate responsibility.
'Ardent Philanthropist' Trump's Charity-Giving Claims Hard to Prove; His Own Got Naught
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, usa, government, republicans, Donald Trump, lie, dishonesty, money )

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Donald Trump, widely believed to be the wealthiest U.S. presidential candidate ever, is nowhere among the ranks of the most generous Americans and hasn't donated to his own charity in seven years, according to an Associated Press review of his financial
Koch Brothers' New Mantra: #RichLivesMatter
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Koch Bros, weekend retreat, #RichLivesMatter, big donors )

- 1 day ago -
It's time we all embraced the most unappreciated civil rights issue of our time.
Open Thread - 8/4/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

- 4 hours ago -
Personal news, a broken Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
Petition: Initiate Immediately Democratic National Convention Debates
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Democratic Party, Debates, campaign, Issues )

- 1 day ago -
With so much riding on this upcoming election, We the People demand to have access to the knowledge of what the candidates 'bring to the table' to be able to make the best possible choice for our Votes.
Lies My History Teacher Told Me. Why Americans Believe That Bombing Hiroshima Was Necessary.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention, Crimes Against Humanity )

Walter L
- 1 day ago -
We historically-illiterate Americans are blocked, again and again, from learning historical truths about the American Empire
John Oliver Exposes the Disturbing Way Congress Governs Washington, DC
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, democracy, congress, usa, republicans, propaganda, news, media, lies, government, ethics, dishonesty, corruption, constitution, congress, vote )

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The U.S. is the only democracy in the world that fails to give residents of its capital a vote in Congress.
DonâEUR(TM)t Delay Overtime Pay | Economic Policy Institute
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, congress, ethics, dishonesty, lies, republicans, politics )

- 18 hours ago -
If these corporate lobbyists succeed, theyâEUR(TM)ll stop the new overtime pay rules from taking effect before the holidays. PLEASE SIGN !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Our "Merciful" Ending to the "Good War" Or How Patriotism Means Never Having To Say You're Sorry
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, usa, terrorism, propaganda, lies, politics, dishonesty, ethics, military, media, crime, cover-up )

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Will an American president ever offer a formal apology? Will our country ever regret the dropping of "Little Boy" and "Fat Man," those two bombs that burned hotter than the sun? Will it absorb the way they instantly vaporized thousands of victims, incine
Gunned Down: The Power of the NRA ~ VIDEO ATTACHED
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: PBS Video, Americans, NRA, power, gun laws, gun control, gun lobby, government, dishonesty, ethics, corruption, republicans, freedoms, abuse, politics, media )

- 2 hours ago -
Tonight on many PBS stations, don't miss an encore presentation of Gunned Down: The Power of the NRA ~ veteran filmmaker Michael Kirk's investigation of the NRA, its political evolution and influence, and how it has consistently succeeded in ...
[Watch] Neil Young Releases Mini-Documentary Exposing Monsanto And The Dark Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Corporatocracy, Environment, Health )

Walter L
- 6 hours ago -
Neil Young bravely takes on Monsanto again by releasing the short film Seeding Fear.
EXCLUSIVE: The Restrictions Journalists Agreed To In Order To Attend The Koch Brothers' Conference
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, elections, candidates, politics, republicans, Koch Brothers' Conference, ethics, corruption, dishonesty, news, media, abuse )

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ThinkProgress obtained a copy of the conditions sent by Freedom Partners to reporters. These included demands that reporters "not report on anyone's attendance at the event unless you are specifically granted an interview request.
11 Things You'Ll Probably Hear During The First GOP Debate That Are Totally False
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, elections, candidates, republicans, GOP Debate, dishonesty, lies, ethics, corruption, politics, propaganda, government, abuse )

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While they may surprise America with some never-before-heard attacks, new misinformed arguments or gross generalizations, it's not hard to predict most of their likely talking points. Here are 11 lies youâEUR(TM)ll likely hear the candidates say at some ...
Chris Christie: Exxon's Lobbying Firm Donated To His Super PAC As Governor Pushed For New Jersey Environmental Settlement
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Chris Christie, Exxon settlement in NJ, corruption, ethics )

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The donation to the super PAC from Exxon's lobbying firm is "not surprising," said Democratic State Sen. Raymond Lesniak, who has led the charge to block the settlement. "If the judge approves Christie's settlement, Exxon will walk out with a check,"...
Jimmy Carter: American Democracy Has Been Subverted Into An 'Oligarchy' With 'Unlimited Political Bribery'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, wealth, Congress, Democrats, Republicans, Citizens United )

- 1 day ago -
The incumbents, Democrats, and Republicans, look upon this unlimited money as a great benefit to themselves.
Bernie Sanders Wins Volunteers, One Taco At A Time
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, House Party, Taco Truck, Latin Times, Latino, Hispanic )

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Around a dozen watch-parties were scheduled near where I live in East Hollywood. One in particular caught my attention. Location: The taco truck on the southwest corner of Melrose & Western.
Washington Is a Great Danger To The World
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, war, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, propaganda, military, troops, terrorism )

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We obliterated North Korea,we committed genocide against 3.5 million Vietnamese people we slaughtered in the American War ,and ecocide upon the environment of Vietnam for no reason, we were bombing Iraq. Today we are bombing five countries
How America Became An Oligarchy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Central Banking, Corporatocracy, Fascism, Imperialism, Economic Collapse )

Walter L
- 7 hours ago -
According to a new study from Princeton University, American democracy no longer exists. Using data from over 1,800 policy initiatives from 1981 to 2002, researchers Martin Gilens and Benjamin Page concluded that rich, well-connected individuals on the po
The Palestinian Nakba: From Napoleon to Ben-Gurion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Palestinian Nakba, occupation, siege of Gaza, end all U.S. aid to Israel, oppression, racism-zionism, Palestinian human rights, settlement building, settler violence, landthefts, justice, Palestinian human rights violations, ICC, media, freedoms, politics )

- 4 hours ago -
The word has not only come to symbolize the tragedy that befell Palestinians in 1948, but also of the trials and tribulations the people of Palestine continue to endure under Israel's decades-long occupation.
Tell the Senate to Protect Your Right to Know: Oppose the DARK Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: safety, protection, healthcare, Body-Mind-Spirit, humans, nutrition, risks, government, congress, ethics )

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Tell the Senate to protect your right to know: Oppose the DARK Act
Progress - A YouTube Video By Bernie Sanders Campaign   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Progress, Civil Rights, Issues )

- 12 hours ago -
Five minute introduction to Bernie Sanders and issues
US Supports Egyptian Tyranny
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State, Imperialist Intervention, Crimes Against Humanity )

Walter L
- 7 hours ago -
EgyptâEUR(TM)s ruling junta is an illegitimate coup dâEUR(TM)etat fascist dictatorship. In June, Human Rights Watch HRW accused its self-anointed strongman General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi a US War College graduate of flagrant abuses of human rights since seizing p
They Live, We Sleep: A Dictatorship Disguised as a Democracy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Corporatocracy, Central Banking, Fascism, Imperialism, Health, Environment, Economic Collapse, Crimes Against Humanity )

Walter L
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Oblivious to what lies ahead, weâEUR(TM)ve been manipulated into believing that if we continue to consume, obey, and have faith, things will work out. But thatâEUR(TM)s never been true of emerging regimes. And by the time we feel the hammer coming down upon us, it
64 Nations Say No to GMO, Yet US Govt Nears Illegal GMO Labeling
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, dishonesty, corruption, ethics, freedoms, healthcare, obama, GMOS )

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The WHO has already declared that five of the major chemical herbicides used to grow GMO crops are either likely or definitely cancerous, yet the USA still makes secret trade deals that would allow biotech to push their genetically modified âEUR~foodâEUR(TM)
Snowden Revelation Confirms Existence of ECHELON Surveillance System
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: spy, nsa, dishonesty, government, corruption )

- 8 hours ago -
ECHELON was reportedly first planned with the establishment of the national security state in 1947 and codified in a treaty signed by the governments of the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

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