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US Politics & Gov't

Petition: Tell Trump & Republicans in Congress to Stop Holding America Hostage. Reopen the Government Now!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, government, shut down, reopen, childrens rights, Health insurance, DACA, fundings, environmental protections, disaster relief, priorities, prevention, responsible politics, People Over Profits, social security )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
On the one-year anniversary of Republicans taking complete control of the U.S. government, they shut it down. This crisis was not caused because of an ideological stalemate but because President Trump and his Congressional enablers decided to play politic
The Time for Excuses Is Over | American Civil Liberties Union
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, corruption, shut down, politics, DREAM Act )

Nita
- 1 day ago - action.aclu.org
Trump's shutdown is a crucial moment for Dreamers. Sign our letter to say enough is enough -- it's time for a long-term budget that includes the Dream Act.
Say No to Citizens United 2.0!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, voting, corruptions, church-state separation, petitions )

Freya
- 16 hours ago - action.citizen.org
Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress are plotting to win legislative passage of "Citizens United 2.0" - a measure that would enable churches and charities to function as tax-deductible Dark Money organizations.
20 January, Binghamton: Ahed Tamimi; a Profile in Courage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 20 January, Binghamton: Ahed Tamimi, justice, Binghamton, N.Y., USA, Palestinian child prisoners, children's rights, occupation, occupied Palestine, oPT, administrative detention, news, media, usa, u.s., americans, abuse, congress, ethics, activists )

Fly
- 1 day ago - samidoun.net
Demand freedom for Ahed Tamimi and show support for women around the world who stand up for justice, peace and equality
Open Thread - 1/21/2018
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

TomCat
- 11 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 4 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown). If you would like me to send you cards with links to my articles, add me as a friend. This is today's only article from me.
No Budget, No Pay!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US budget, spending, taxes, bills, petitions )

Freya
- 10 hours ago - action.nolabels.org
It seems as though Congress just can't get to an agreement on anything. Our government is now in a shutdown that is estimated to cost us $6.5 billion per week if members of Congress can't find a way to work together.
Former Mexican President Vicente Fox on Trump's Border Wall Plans   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, Vicente Fox, Donald Trump, border wall, NAFTA, DACA, Dreamers )

Evelyn
- 17 hours ago - youtu.be
Vicente Fox sees DT as wasting US tax-payers' money & investments by taking irrational positions. About a Wall, the Dreamers, NAFTA ...

US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Tammy Duckworth, moron trump, government shut down, military, GOP Regime )

Laura
- 9 hours ago - salon.com
After Trump accused the Democrats of 'holding the military hostage,' Duckworth berated him on the Senate floor
The Republican Guide to Presidential Etiquette
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, congress, corruption, cover-up, elections, ethics, government, lies, news )

Marco
- 13 hours ago - nytimes.com
Remarkable collection of facts.........I'm inclined to share this with my congressional representatives and ask: why, exactly is this tolerated?
The Prison Industrial Complex âEUR" Another Form of Extreme Racism and Slavery
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, crime, dishonesty, government, media, politics, ethics, usa, prison, slavery and racism, corporate making a buck, profit, incentive to lock down people )

Ricardo
- 5 hours ago - nexusnewsfeed.com
Prison is big business, and working prisoners are a corporationâEUR(TM)s dream. Prisoners are being contracted for work right now on a massive scale, and despite the alarming and unsustainable growth of inmate numbers in the United States, incentive to...
Richest One Percent Banked 82 Percent of Wealth Created in 2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economy )

Wayne
- 2 hours ago - dw.com
The World Inequality Report revealed that the bottom 50 percent of US income earners have zero wealth growth over the past 37 years, the bottom 90 percent have very limited growth; earnings of the top 1 percent has tripled to $1.3 million/year.
TAKE ACTION: Join the Movement to Close Guantanamo
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Guantanamo Bay, Guantanamo Prison, Human Rights )

Dogan
- 44 minutes ago - act.reprieve.org.uk
we launched a joint legal action with the Center for Constitutional Rights to demand that Guantanamo detainees are finally given the basic rights they deserve. But we need to do more to get Guantanamo back on the agenda, and we need your help.
   

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