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Sign Now: It's Time for Congress to Investigate the Trump Administration for Repeated Ethics Violations.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, Trump administration, ethics violations, family business, cover-ups, misuse of power, Taxpayer Money, investigations, accountability )

- 365 days ago -
Since his first day in office, President Donald Trump has flouted ethical norms by not divesting himself from his family's business, nor fully divulging the sources of his income. And the example he has set has trickled down throughout his administration.
Petition - Denounce Trump for Calling Poor Countries "Shitholes"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump, insults, racial discrimination, immigrants, inappropriate comments, apologies, accountability, denial, ethical concerns, Bad politics, Incompetence, irresponsiblility )

- 400 days ago -
Demand Donald Trump apologize for racist insults about Haiti and Africa. Donald Trump called Africa and Haiti "shithole countries" because he is a racist. The federal government previously determined Trump was a racist when he was sued for housing...
Petition - Stop Sending Weapons of War to Our Communities
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: weapons of war, Police Departments, Armed forces, militarized police action, Law Enforcement, accountability, oversight, control, misconduct, misuse of power, safety, congress )

- 486 days ago -
President Trump just put thousands of military-grade weapons back into the hands of police departments across our country. In rescinding an Obama-era executive order, Trump removed restrictions and oversight of the weapons of war the federal government...
Torture Victims Must Have Their Day in Court - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: petition, torture, torture victims, Suleiman Abdullah, Loretta Lynch, Attorney General, Fight For Freedom, American court, accountability, moral, legal imperative )

- 1163 days ago -
Government intervention has ensured that not a single torture victim has had their claims considered by an American court. Accountability for torture is a moral and legal imperative, and it is long overdue.
TAKE ACTION! Gaza One Year Later: The Quest for Accountability
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, congress, americans, kERRY, ACCOUNTABILITY, assault on Gaza civilians 2014, children, end all U.S. aid to Israel, now!, BDS, foreign policy, Dear Colleague", Capitol Hill briefing on July 29, 2015, Government, news, media, war, terrorism, obama )

- 1319 days ago -
Write and call your Members of Congress and ask them to support this "Dear Colleague" letter to Secretary of State John Kerry calling for the United States to hold Israel accountable
Equal Rights for Palestinians Is Key to Establishing a Just Peace in Israel/Palestine.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Palestine:Peace Not Apartheid, US military aid, American taxpayers, Israel, impunity, accountability, occupation, siege of Gaza,, Be On Our Side,, USA, news, media, congress, Obama )

- 1398 days ago -
Israel has received over 60 billion dollars in US military aid over the last 10 years. Let's hold Israel accountable for its actions.
Police Officers Who Violate Citizens' Rights Must Be Punished. Accountability Is the Only Way Forward
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: opinion piece, former cop, Accountability )

- 1510 days ago -
I was a cop, and I know that the police are subject to a different quality of justice than they sometimes mete out to black and brown people.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Bring An End to Sexual Assault in the Military
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, politics, SEXUAL ASAULTS, ACCOUNTABILITY, VIOLENCE, usa, news, ethics )

- 1883 days ago -
The Pentagon recently estimated 26,000 male and female services members were sexually assaulted between 2011 and 2012, documenting a 37 percent increase from the previous year
To Support and Defend"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: constitution, accountability, dishonesty, ethics, government, corruption, economy, republicans, democrats, elections )

- 2330 days ago -
Join 83,594 American citizens who have signed onto the Oath Accountability Act for Constitutional Integrity
Sen. Lautenberg: Investigate News Corp. ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Murdoch, Lautenberg, FCC, accountability, corruption )

- 2459 days ago -
Sen. Frank Lautenberg has had it with the government's passive response to the criminal allegations against Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. both in the U.S. and abroad.
Wrongful Convictions: Launch of Nationwide Tour & National Debate to End Prosecutor Impunity, Prevent Prosecutor Misconduct
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: wrongful convictions, prosecutor misconduct, impunity, Prosecutorial Oversight, nationwide campaign, Innocence Project, Veritas Initiative, Voices of Innocence, accountability, Supreme Court, Connick v. Thompson )

- 2667 days ago -
Innocence Project, Veritas Initiative, Voices of Innocence band together to call for accountability. Exonerated J Thompson spent 14yrs on death row because prosecutors withheld evidence but Supreme Court stripped him of $14M civil award: they cant be sued
Obama, CIA to Meet About Terror Plot
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, Obama, CIA, Terror plot, terrorism, accountability )

- 3332 days ago -
The CIA is expected to report Monday afternoon to President Obama about its part in the security breach that led to an alleged terrorist attempting to blow up an international flight to Detroit on Christmas Day, the White House said.
Changing Obama's Mindset
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Howard Zinn, Obama, American_responsibility, REAL_change, accountability )

- 3462 days ago -
"Our job is not to give him a blank check or simply be cheerleaders. It was good that we were cheerleaders while he was running for office, but it's not good to be cheerleaders now. Because we want the country to go beyond where it has been in the past."
Americans Are Raring for a Fight Against Corporate Power
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corporations, accountability, greed, bonuses, bailout, money, anger, citizens, depression, government, corruption, abuse, americans, dishonesty, ethics )

- 3625 days ago -
3/4 of Americans want to see a huge worker protection bill pass through Congress, and the greedy corporations are running scared. "It is a political nightmare and a public policy disaster," shrieked a PR flack for a corporate front group.
$700 Billion - Bailed Out or Sold Out?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, accountability, human rights, ethics )

- 3784 days ago -
700 billion $1 bills laid end to end would go two-thirds of the way to the Sun and weigh as much as seven U.S. aircraft carriers. Don't we have any other options on what to do with all that money?

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