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(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, May 7, 2013
"March Against Monsanto" Planned for Over 30 Countries On May 25, tens of thousands of activists around the world will "March Against Monsanto." Currently, marches are being planned on six continents, in 36 countries, totaling events in over 250 cities, and in the US, events are slated to occur simultaneously at 11 a.m. Pacific in 47 states.
(11 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Idle No More-- The Indigenous People's Revolution Begins Idle No More calls on all people to join in a revolution which honors and fulfills Indigenous sovereignty which protects the land and water. Colonization continues through attacks to Indigenous rights and damage to the land and water. We must repair these violations, live the spirit and intent of the treaty relationship, work towards justice in action, and protect Mother Earth.
(28 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, December 2, 2009
Bernie Sanders Blocks Bernanke Confirmation... With Bi-Partisan Support Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today placed a hold on the nomination of Ben Bernanke for a second term as chairman of the Federal Reserve.
(17 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, January 8, 2010
Statement of 911 Widows In Response to 12/25 Terror Attempt Currently,many members of Congress, &former VP Cheney,are loudly criticizing the current administration for how they are handling this latest terrorist attempt.We would like to remind them that they were in office during the years post 9/11.It is utterly offensive and dangerous when politicians attempt to turn a national security issue into a partisan battle over who is the mightiest terror warrior.
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(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, May 12, 2012
Bush and Associates Found Guilty of Torture A five-panel tribunal unanimously delivered a guilty verdict against former United States President George W. Bush and his associates at the Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Tribunal hearing that had started on Monday.
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, June 2, 2011
Family Farmers Amplify Legal Complaint Against Monsanto's GMOs "Monsanto has run roughshod over organic and conventional farmers who have chosen to be sensitive to consumers' concerns, and marketplace demand, by shunning genetic engineering in their seed purchases and the crops they produce,.Because of Monsanto's massive investments in federal political campaigns, and in lobbying, it's important that an independent judiciary protects citizen-farmers from intimidation."
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(21 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, January 5, 2014
Not Just the Koch Brothers: New Study Reveals Funders Behind the Climate Change Denial Effort Not Just the Koch Brothers: New Drexel Study Reveals Funders Behind the Climate Change Denial Effort . while the largest and most consistent funders behind the countermovement are a number of well-known conservative foundations, the majority of donations are "dark money," or concealed funding.
(30 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, February 12, 2012
Occupy & Tea Party Join Forces to Protest NDAA A demonstration uniting groups and individuals from across the political spectrum will be held in Medford Oregon on the 13th to show that united we can begin to stand up to the problems which face us as a nation and a people. Please join us in standing up for justice and freedom.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, January 10, 2008
TUTION-FREE LAW SCHOOL for Activists! The UDC David A. Clarke School of Law (UDC-DCSL)has embarked upon an ambitious plan to raise sufficient funds to offer up to TWENTY FULL THREE-YEAR SCHOLARSHIPS to top students whose records reflect deep commitment to justice.Thanks to the generosity of our friends and alumni, we are able to begin this Advocate for Justice Scholarship this fall!Spread the word about this exciting opportunity to colleagues,family, & allies.
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Thom Hartmann's "Last Hours" Film Raises Issue of Global-Warming-Induced Extinction; Watch the video "We've been talking about rising sea levels and extreme weather events," said author Thom Hartmann. "Now we need to talk about extinctions." video included
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(9 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, April 11, 2015
Toxic Weed Killer Glyphosate (Monsanto's Roundup) Found in Breast Milk, Infant Formula The widely-used herbicide glyphosate, now classified as a probably carcinogenic to humans by the World Health Organization, has been found in a number of items, including honey, breast milk and infant formula, according to media reports.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, May 6, 2009
Doctors Challenge Exclusion of Single-Payer from Health Care Debate Doctors and other advocates of a national single-payer system–also known as Improved Medicare for All–directly confronted Senators at the Senate Finance Committee roundtable on health reform today. The single payer advocates wanted to know why single-payer experts were being excluded from the roundtable of fifteen witnesses.
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(14 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, September 19, 2014
Important victory in case of Ray McGovern's brutal arrest The original 2011 incident took place, ironically, at a speech by Hillary Clinton where she admonished other governments for repressing free speech. Mr. McGovern stood up and silently turned his back to her, at which point officers rapidly and brutallly removed him from public view, took him to jail, and left him bleeding with bruises and contusions. All charges were subsequently dropped.
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, February 14, 2013
Entire TEXT of House Resolution 499 marijuana released today Today, the entire TEXT of H.R. 499 marijuana bill in U.S. Congress was released
(9 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, October 28, 2008
Kucinich Continues Investigation of Bail-Out Bonuses Requests Full Committee Resources to be Used
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, December 22, 2012
Full Text of Wayne Lapierre's NRA Statement... and protesters' Shouts the transcript of Wayne Lapierre's NRA speech, including transcript of what code pink protesters Tighe Barry and Medea Benjamin said.
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(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, July 29, 2018
FreedomFlotilla boat carrying medical supplies for #Gaza hijacked by Israeli forces Al Awda is sailing under a Norwegian flag, carrying 22 people and a cargo of medical supplies, including #Gauze4Gaza. There are people from 16 nations on board, including human rights supporters, journalists and crew, along with 13,000 worth of medical supplies. The boat itself, a former fishing vessel from Norway, is a gift to Palestinian fishers in Gaza.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, September 7, 2010
Personality-- The "Dark Triad"-- Predicts Cheating More than Academic Struggles, Study Shows College students who admitted to cheating in high school or turned in plagiarized papers ranked high on personality tests of the so-called Dark Triad: psychopathy, Machiavellianism (cynicism, amorality, manipulativeness), and narcissism (arrogance and self-centeredness, with a strong sense of entitlement). Of the three dark personality types, psychopathy was most strongly linked to cheating.
(13 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, November 18, 2013
A Call For a Crowdsourced Worldwide Wave of Action ~ #www The decentralized movement toward freedom is raging across the world. It cannot be stopped. The tipping point is near. Despite the lack of coverage in the mainstream media, actions are springing up on an increasing basis. A wave of transformation is rising. The zeitgeist is shifting in our direction. t's Time For A Worldwide Wave of Transformation
(28 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Oakland Police Assault On Occupy Oakland Seriously Injures Marine Corps Iraq Veteran Veteran For Peace member, Scott Olsen, a Marine Corps veteran twice deployed to Iraq, is in hospital now in stable but serious condition with a fractured skull, struck by a police projectile fired into a crowd in downtown Oakland, California in the early morning hours of today. Other people were injured in the assault and many were arrested after Oakland police in riot gear were ordered to evict people encamped
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, March 4, 2007
MAJOR NEW INVESTIGATION OF ELECTRONIC VOTING MACHINES The Coalition of Voting Integrity, along with Dr. Rebecca Mercuri and Dr. Dan Lopresti,will announce the recent purchase and study plans for discarded Danaher/Shouptronic and Sequoia Advance full-face electronic voting machines from counties in TN and NC . Together,the Danaher/Shouptronic and Sequoia systems control enough PA votes to have a significant impact on the outcome of any state and national election.
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, February 28, 2016
CODEPINK's Germany Tour in April Will Go Forward as Planned Despite Objections by the Israeli Ambassador On February 24, the members of the City Council of Bayreuth voted to confirm that CODEPINK will receive the 2016 Wilhelmine-Prize in a public ceremony in April. The city council had already voted nearly two years ago, upon recommendation of the University of Bayreuth, to designate the 2016 award to CODEPINK, and in June 2015 the city issued a press release announcing the award.
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Vault 7: CIA Hacking Tools Revealed Today, Tuesday 7 March 2017, WikiLeaks begins its new series of leaks on the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. Code-named "Vault 7" by WikiLeaks, it is the largest ever publication of confidential documents on the agency.
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SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, March 5, 2015
Hundreds of Activists Converge on Creech Air Force Base in Nevada Hundreds of people from more than 18 states have converged at Creech Air Force Base for an event organized by the peace group CODEPINK coined #ShutDownCreech to protest the flight of killer drones from the base. Activists have created 100 tombstones with the names and ages of children murdered by US drone strikes in Pakistan and Yemen.
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, March 8, 2011
SUMMERHILL GOAT DAIRY FARM NOW CERTIFIED HUMANE - Endorsed by more than 36 humane organizations, the Certified Humane Raised and Handled program is nationally recognized as the Gold Standard for certifying animal welfare from birth through slaughter. HFAC's Animal Care Standards were developed by a veritable "Who's Who" of national and international animal scientists and farm-animal welfare experts. Producer compliance with the HFAC standards is verified through annual on
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Zionist Extremist Hate Crime Against Rabbi Lerner: 3rd Attack on His Home and the limits of "freedom of the press" Only one day after Rabbi Lerner presented the Tikkun Award to South African Justice Richard Goldstone, at a celebration of Tikkun's 25th Anniversary attended by over 600 people at the University of California, Berkeley, Rabbi Lerner's home was again assaulted by extremist Zionist haters who plastered posters over his home once again. This is the 3rd assault on his home since Lerner announced the award to Justice Goldstone
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Bold Civil Disobedience Actions Blockade Entrance to Site of TPP Negotiations in VA Two people were detained this morning after a tense stand off with police while blockading international trade negotiators from entering the Lansdowne Resort, site of the secretive Trans Pacific Partnership negotiations takingplace this week. Other activists greeted the arriving international negotiators with a 75-foot high banner suspended by weather balloons shaped like giant buttocks that read "Free Trade My Ass...
(28 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, October 9, 2010
Kucinich Opens Inquiry into Kent State Shootings Investigation Follows New Revelation of Gunfire Prior to Action by the National Guard
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, December 9, 2011
Sanders Files "Saving American Democracy Amendment' The first constitutional amendment ever proposed by Sanders during his two decades in Congress would reverse the narrow 5-to-4 ruling in Citizens United vs. the Federal Elections Commission. In that controversial decision almost two years ago, justices gave corporations the same First Amendment free-speech rights as people.
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SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, July 1, 2012
Occupy National Gathering-- First Day, Sunday Schedule and Livestream Embed The Occupy National Gathering kicked off on June 30th, 2012 with a myriad of workshops, speakers, and a peaceful march against corporate personhood, making stops at Wells Fargo to protest racist predatory lending, Fox News to confront corporate profit at the expense of the peoples' airwaves, and ended with an attempt to set up a space away from Independence Mall in a park behind the Second Bank of the United States,
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, September 3, 2009
What's In the Health Insurance Reform Bill For Seniors? details from Speaker Pelosi on health reform benefits to seniors
(14 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, March 21, 2010
N.O.W. Health Care Reform Victory Comes with Tragic Setback for Women's Rights The bill contains a sweeping anti-abortion provision. Contrary to the talking points circulated by congressional leaders, the bill passed today ultimately achieves the same outcome as the infamous Stupak-Pitts Amendment, namely the likely elimination of all private as well as public insurance coverage for abortion.
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(68 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, June 27, 2014
Disastrous Iraq Policies From a State Department Hostile to Truth-Telling Three former State Department officials -- Ann Wright, Matthew Hoh and Peter Van Buren -- are among those who continue to speak out against ongoing U.S. policies in Iraq. All three are on the advisory board of a new organization for whistleblowing and independent journalism,, part of the Institute for Public Accuracy.
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(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, February 9, 2017
From the Jill Stein Campaign: Finally! The epic court battle we've been waiting for Our landmark PA lawsuit is an opportunity not only to fix one state's seriously marred system, but to score a major victory that will raise the bar for voting justice in every state. Finally, we can tell all in the epic court battle we've been waiting for. Moving forward with the PA lawsuit honors our commitment to use recount dollars for litigation at the heart of the recount battle, which could lead to lasting reforms.
Series: recount (4 Articles, 6992 views), Jill Stein (10 Articles, 25476 views), Election Integrity (68 Articles, 172429 views) (View All Series)
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SHARE More Sharing        Friday, August 9, 2019
Regular Exercise May Slow Decline In Those At Risk of Alzheimers Physical markers of disease show less progression in those who engage in physical activity, studies say
(18 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, November 18, 2009
J Street Responds to Sarah Palin's Comments on Settlements Jeremy Ben-Ami, Executive Director of J Street, issued the following statement in response to Sarah Palin's comments to ABC News' Barbara Walters:
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, April 11, 2011
We Will Not Be Intimidated On May 10, Freedom Flotilla 2 partners will go to the European Parliament for meetings with MEPs as well as the UN and other international bodies, to present Freedom Flotilla 2 and its goals. We are putting Israel on notice...We are Coming...We are Unarmed...We are Civilian...You have no right to threaten us...We Expect to Reach Gaza Without any Interference.
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(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, January 8, 2016
New Poll: Sanders Does MUCH Better Than Clinton Against ALL GOP Candidates newest New Hampshire poll finds both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders leading the Republican field in the state, although Sanders does an average of 9 points better than Clinton in the general election match ups.
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(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, December 4, 2011
No War on Iran! As a signatory to the international Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, Iran has an internationally recognized right to develop and use nuclear energy for peaceful purposes. Israel, a country with 200-300 nuclear weapons, is threatening to attack Iran, and is one of only three countries that still refuse to sign the NPT.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, July 30, 2009
Obama's Health Care Reform Policy Is the Wrong Prescription, Say President's Former Physician and Public Health Groups President Obama also stated at a recent press conference in Cleveland that single-payer is the only way to cover everyone. We agree and ask that he implement a single-payer system as not only the best way, but the only way, to meet his goals for quality, affordable health care for all Americans."
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, May 16, 2013
Justice Department Attacks the Press Whatever the government's rationale for this extreme action, it sends an unmistakable signal: When government officials talk to journalists about matters of compelling public interest, the Justice Department will go to extreme lengths to find out who they are and prosecute them, even if it this requires the kind of government surveillance of journalism that is incompatible with a free press.
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, April 8, 2012
Bee Colony Collapse Linked to Corn Syrup from Insecticide Treated Corn The likely culprit in sharp worldwide declines in honeybee colonies since 2006 is imidacloprid, one of the most widely used pesticides, when it is used on corn used to create corn syrup used to feed bees.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, July 3, 2011
Freedom Flotilla Updates and Commentary Updates and commentary on the development of the Freedom Flotilla's determination to bring humanitarian aid to the people of Gaza.
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SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Survivor of US Military Rape in Japan Wins US Court Judgment Against Perpetrator In a landmark case, Milwaukee, Wisconsin County Circuit Court Judge Michael D. Guolee entered a judgment in favor of Catherine Jane Fisher, an Australian citizen, recognizing and enforcing a Japanese civil judgment for rape that Ms. Fisher obtained against Bloke Deans, a former U.S. Navy service member now living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, May 6, 2016
Sanders to DNC: Don't Stack the Deck at Philly Convention U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders on Friday urged Democratic Party Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz not to stack the committees that will draft the rules and lay out the party platform at this summer's Democratic National Convention. In a letter to the party chairwoman, Sanders said the makeup of the standing committees should reflect the relative level of support that he and Hillary Clinton received in primaries and caucuses.
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, March 9, 2015
34 Arrested while Protesting Drone Killing at Creech AFB The U.S.A.F. is having great difficulty keeping pilots in the drone program. Nonetheless, U.S. government officials are ignoring the many signs that illustrate the failure of the very nature of drone assassinations and refuse to listen to the will of the people. Killler Drones make enemies.
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(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, January 24, 2020
An Open Letter to the Green Party About 2020 Election Strategy If during the 2020 election campaign, the Green candidate campaigns in contested states knowing that he or she might be winning votes that would otherwise have gone to Sanders or to Warren or whoever, causing Trump to win the state and win the electoral college, how could that possibly evidence wanting Trump to lose as much as anyone?
Saudi Arabia Conducts Airstrikes On Yemen, which is fast descending into a violent cauldron, From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Press Briefing: Saudi Bombing of Yemen Sparks Humanitarian Crisis There will be a press briefing on Friday, April 10, regarding the Saudi military intervention in Yemen. It will address the humanitarian crisis and the political implications of the war and will feature speakers from Yemen and the Gulf region, as well as experts and activists from the United States.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, December 4, 2008
Letter to President Elect Obama Regarding Agriculture Secretary from 84 Food Activists As leaders in the sustainable agriculture and rural advocacy community we supported you in record numbers during the caucus, primary and general election because of the family farm-friendly policies that you advocated during your campaign. Our nation is at a critical juncture in regard to agriculture and its impact on the environment and that our next Secretary of Agriculture must have a broad vision for our collective future
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SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, May 9, 2015
Swedish Fishing Trawler "Marianne" Leaves Sweden for Gaza Flotilla The fishing trawler "Marianne of Gothenburg" will leave Gothenburg, Sweden on May 10, 2015, to meet the Gaza Freedom Flotilla. The trawler, which has been acquired by Ship to Gaza Sweden and Ship to Gaza Norway jointly, departs for a voyage of almost 5000 nautical miles to eastern Mediterranean and the Gaza Strip which is blockaded by Israel.
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, September 30, 2009
City Calls Arguments for New 9/11 Probe "Irrelevant"-- Admits City Did No Investigation The Judge:whether or not there has been an investigation into 9/11 by NYC authorities.Steve Kitzinger,the City's lawyer,replied,"It's irrelevant",to which the packed courtroom was loudly disdainful,some openly laughing in disbelief.With order restored,the Judge again asked Kitzinger if the City had done anything to investigate 9/11.Kitzinger:"No.""The City never did anything?"the Judge, in disbelief.Kitzinger:"Nothing."
Bernie Sanders defends democratic socialism (12 Jun 2019) Bernie Sanders on Wednesday mounted a strong defense of democratic socialism, the economic philosophy that has guided his political career, ..., From YouTubeVideos
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Sanders to Corporate America: "I welcome your hatred" In recent months, corporate forces aiming to control the Democratic Party have intensified their opposition to Sen. Bernie Sanders' presidential candidacy. In October, the corporate think tank Third Way declared that, when it comes to supporting candidates in the election, "The exception is Sen. Sanders. We're open to everybody except for him."
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, November 19, 2011
100-Person International Delegation Going to Gaza, November 21-25, 2011 The Council for European Palestinian Relations (CEPR) prepares to leave for Gaza Nov 21, with its largest international delegation yet. Delegates include renowned politicians from countries in South America, Asia, Africa and Europe; as well as two outspoken Members of European Parliament--Ms. Marisa Matias and Mr. Paul Murphy--and Retired US Army Colonel and former US diplomat Ann Wright.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, December 3, 2009
Comcast-NBC Merger: Just Say No; Analysis of Proposed Deal Raises Serious Antitrust Issues In response to the Comcast-NBC merger announcement this morning, Free Press and the Consumer Federation of America released a new analysis showing why the deal poses a major threat to video competition that would seriously harm the public interest.
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SHARE More Sharing        Monday, August 7, 2017
Progressive Democratic Party Veterans Win New Caucus Election "This is a true victory not just for progressive veterans in California but for all progressive Democrats. The Party listened to us and responded appropriately. Now, our mission is to elect a new slate of officers for the Executive Board and carry our progressive platform forward throughout the Veterans community in California," said Robert Leahy, president of the Los Angeles County Veterans Democratic Club.
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SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Warren Unveils New Investigative Report Uncovering Equifax's Failure to Protect Americans' Personal Data Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) today released a new 15-page report containing the findings of a four-month long investigation into how Equifax failed to protect the personal data of more than 145 million Americans. Senator Warren's report demonstrates that credit reporting agencies like Equifax need much stronger financial incentives to adequately protect consumer data.
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SHARE More Sharing        Friday, May 11, 2012
Drone warfare protests May 18 to May 20 in the Bronx and Manhattan All who can are urged to join the protests at Fordham University on Friday and Saturday, May 18 and 19; and Sunday, May 20 at Radio City Music Hall in Manhattan, NY, to publicly oppose the horrors of drone warfare.
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, September 7, 2012
Want Clearer Skin? Reduce Acne by Following These Top Tips from Dermatologists Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States. Fortunately, acne can often be reduced with simple changes to a person's skin care routine.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, February 9, 2012
AIPAC Member Assailant of Peaceful Demonstrator During Netanyahu's Speech to the U.S. Congress Anthony Shulster, a retired lawyer, admitted to assaulting Rae Abileah, a member of CODEPINK, in the House of Representatives while she protested the Israeli occupation of Palestine during the speech by Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel.
(12 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, June 20, 2011
Supreme Court to Women of Wal-Mart: You're on Your Own Today, a Supreme Court majority ruled against women by siding with the country's largest employment discriminator, saying Wal-Mart, essentially, is too big to sue. The brave women, led by Betty Dukes, who stood up to Wal-Mart at great personal sacrifice, are told simply they're on their own.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, May 14, 2009
Benefit Reading of Eve Ensler's New Play, O.P.C. On Friday, May 29, 2009, Santa Monica Bay Woman's Club will house an exclusive one-night reading of Eve Ensler's new play, O.P.C. (Obsessive Political Correctness), a wildly funny and irreverent exploration of consumption and politics that asks, "How are we to survive as a species if we insist on destroying the world we love?" Global Green USA and V-Day will benefit.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, August 4, 2011
GreenChoice Bank Opens the Midwest's First LEED Platinum Community Bank Location on Aug. 29 In addition to making loans to qualified businesses that build sustainably, the team retrofitted GreenChoice Bank 's two, century-old branch locations to environmentally-sound standards for LEED - for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance (LEED-EB: O&M) certification. Those were dedicated earlier this year, launching the GreenChoice Bank brand in Cicero and Lockport, Ill.
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SHARE More Sharing        Monday, May 30, 2016
Women's Boat to Gaza Press Conference The Women's Boat to Gaza, a campaign of the Freedom Flotilla Coalition, will hold a press conference on May 31 at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium with the attendance of MEP Soraya Post (S&D, Sweden) to provide updates on our work to set sail towards Gaza in mid September with all women delegates and crew.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, March 22, 2012
"Jerusalem is at the heart of the Palestinian cause" On March 30, the Palestinians will attempt to get as close to Jerusalem as they can: whether at the borders of Lebanon and Jordan, at checkpoints in the West Bank, or at the Erez crossing in Gaza. There will also be a demonstration in Jerusalem itself. The Palestinians will be joined by supporters from five continents.
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(9 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Occupy National Gathering 2014 -- We Gather Again! For the third year, the Occupy movement invites all to gather together to review the year, share knowledge and skills, celebrate successes and analyze disappointments, and prepare for another year of fighting for the better world that we all know is possible. We are going back to our roots; we know that the world is watching: This Occupation Is Not Leaving! Come join us!
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, December 23, 2009
Gaza Freedom March on December 27, 2009 Gaza Freedom March congratulates the Government of Egypt on its change of policy to allow international missions into Gaza during December with the decision to allow the Viva Palestina convoy to go into Gaza on December 27, 2009.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Porn Stars Call For "World's Largest Wank Out" To Oppose Santorum Responding to Rick Santorum's threat crack down on pornography, porn stars have created a somewhat satirical video that starts out opposing Santorum but ends up endorsing him.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Including Non-Occupiers And Strengthening A Movement Prof has been thinking about how to strengthen the Occupy movement, how to build a structure for it -- or rather how to allow it to build one itself, from the ground up, with ideas moving up levels of representation, not down as we're all so used to, and with people who cannot or will not or anyway do not sleep in public squares able to take part in a lasting and effective way. I cannot recommend too strongly...
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(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, December 24, 2012
FBI Documents Reveal Secret Nationwide Occupy Monitoring FBI documents just obtained by PCJF via Freedom of Information Act demands reveal that from its inception, the FBI treated the Occupy movement as a potential criminal and terrorist threat even though the agency acknowledges in documents that organizers explicitly called for peaceful protest and did "not condone the use of violence" at occupy protests. The FBI began surveillance
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SHARE More Sharing        Monday, December 26, 2016
"No War - Save Article 9" Sign Waving For President Obama And Japanese Prime Minister Abe's Meeting For the meeting of President Obama and Japan's Prime Minister Abe at the Arizona Memorial on December 27, members of Veterans for Peace, Hawaii Peace and Justice, Revolution Books, World Can't Wait and other concerned organizations will gather to remind both heads of government of the need to preserve Article 9, the NO WAR article of the Japanese Constitution to prevent Japan from joining the U.S. wars of choice.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Peace Activist, Broadcaster Acie Byrd Dies at 77 Peace activist and radio commentator Acie Byrd has died at the age of 77 following a battle with cancer. Byrd was among an estimated quarter of a million U.S. military personnel exposed to radiation from U.S. nuclear tests that took place from 1945 to 1962.
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, June 24, 2011
State Department Officials Have an Obligation to Speak Out Against Israeli Threats to Attack U.S. Boat to Gaza The State Department sent out a "travel advisory" urging Americans not to participate in the Gaza Freedom Flotilla. According to the statement, U.S. citizens are advised against traveling to Gaza by any means, including via sea, noting that previous attempts to enter Gaza by sea "have been stopped by Israeli naval vessels and resulted in the injury, death, arrest, and deportation of U.S. citizens."
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, May 28, 2011 Reveals the Most Well-Read Cities in America Cambridge, Mass., tops the list with the most books, magazines and newspapers purchased per capita of any city in the United States
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, October 9, 2011
RENEWABLE SOURCES REACH MILESTONE: 12.25% OF DOMESTIC ENERGY PRODUCTION, SURPASSING NUCLEAR BY 18%, CLOSING IN ON O "Notwithstanding a few high-profile set-backs such as the recent collapse of the solar company Solyndra,US governmental investments in renewable energy sources have proven to be highly profitable and are yielding stellar returns," said exec dir of the SUN DAY Campaign."Ongoing and expanded public support is certainly warranted,particularly in light of the risks posed by continued reliance on environmentally dangerous sources
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, July 12, 2011
GAB Shutting Down Non-Partisan Exit Polls in Wisconsin The Government Accounting Board (GAB), apparently changing their regulations as they go along, has effectively shut down citizen-run exit polls in today's Democratic Primary Recall Election in Wisconsin.When one of the volunteers tried to explain that the law says a photo ID is REQUESTED but not REQUIRED for this election, the Village Clerk reprimanded her for "interfering." Robo-calls from Virginia to Dems not to vote today
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SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, February 20, 2014
Silent But Deadly -- Chernobyl-Fukushima-San Onofre When the Fukushima nuclear power plant was overwhelmed by the earthquake and tsunami of March 11, 2011, three reactors melted down and Japan's Prime Minister considered ordering the evacuation of Tokyo, which could have displaced tens of millions of people. The horror continues as is depicted in this California meeting of artists, journalists and photographers.
Ann Wright -- Women are the powerhouse in the United States for the peace movement., From ImagesAttr
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CODEPINK Joins International Women Peacemakers for Historic Korea DMZ Crossing The goal of the DMZ Crossing is to draw global attention to the urgent need to end the Korean War by replacing the 62-year-old ceasefire with a peace treaty, to end the hostilities in the region and help reunite families separated by division. This will be only the third time in the 70 years since the division of the Koreas that an international group has crossed this border.
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Two US Citizens Participate in Iranian Peace Boat to Stop Saudi Attacks on Yemen A coalition led by Saudi Arabia has bombed Yemen for six weeks. At least 646 civilians have been killed and 1,300 others injured since the coalition airstrikes began in late March, the United Nations said on May 4, adding that the violence has caused "severe destruction of civilian infrastructure."
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Vermont Legislature Calls for a Constitutional Amendment to End Corporate Personhood and Doctrine of Money as Speech With yesterday's vote in the state house, Vermont is now the first state to call for an amendment to abolish the doctrine known as "Corporate Personhood" which gives corporations constitutional rights meant to protect people. Hawaii and New Mexico have passed resolutions against the Citizens United v. FEC ruling by the Supreme Court, but the Vermont resolution goes beyond simply overturning that case...
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Sanders, Colleagues Unveil Legislation to Rebuild Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands More than two months after Hurricane Maria, much of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands remain devastated. More than half of Puerto Rico is still without power. In both territories, clean drinking water is difficult if not impossible to find in many areas and thousands of people are still living in temporary shelters.
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Voice of the Voters: 3 eVoting Whistleblowers Interviewed Together An exclusive: first time anywhere, Voice of the Voters will bring together Stephen Heller, Bruce Funk and Ion Sancho. This Wednesday, May 2, 8PM. Don't miss it!
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Let Your Life Be a Friction to Stop the Machine The end is not inevitable. We are not lost. We are not even defeated because to this moment we have not engaged. We have not honored our responsibility as human beings. We have not risen to defend our humanity. We have let ourselves be ruled.
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Warren, Brown, Colleagues Call on EEOC to Address Rampant Sexual Harassment of Tipped Workers Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), and 17 of their colleagues sent a letter to Acting Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Victoria Lipnic requesting information on the commission's efforts to address sexual harassment in the food and hospitality industries, which have high numbers of tipped workers.
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Alliance for a Better Wisconsin: Steitz alleges mudslinging, willfully ignores the actions of his extreme and dangerous "Steitz has yet to account for support from the most extreme elements of the right wing -including violent racists and alleged skinheads.By accepting their money and support, Steitz has given his tacit support to the hate-filled, extreme ideas and actions spouted by his allies -and has rendered himself unfit to represent the community he's parachuted into in pursuit of an ego-stroking political run."
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"Reset the Net" Announcement at #PDF14 On the first anniversary of Snowden's whistleblowing, Internet users and the largest tech companies in the world including Wordpress, Google, Mozilla, Tumblr, Twitter, Dropbox, Sendgrid and CloudFlare turn off weak security and turn on privacy, all over the web. Today as part of Reset the Net, tens of thousands of Internet users and the Internet's largest companies rallied to protect billions.
The World Socialist Web Site needs your help in defending Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning., From YouTubeVideos
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SEP/IYSSE public meeting in Colombo: Free Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning! The mainstream media globally, in line with their imperialist masters, are maintaining a conspiracy of silence despite mass support for Assange and courageous US whistleblower Chelsea Manning, who provided classified information about American war crimes to WikiLeaks. Manning has been jailed indefinitely in the US over her refusal to testify against Assange.
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Obama Names Elizabeth Warren Assistant to the President and Special Advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury on the Cons this is not the same, and is a step down from being appointed as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
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Food Bank of South Jersey Kicks off New Program: "Mobile Food Pantry" In the four-county area, there are 21,951 families living at or below the poverty level. Of this number more than 50% of the families live in Camden City, Chesilhurst and Salem City. These are the three target areas that have determined to be underserved, as defined by the ratio between the number of people in poverty and the number of established emergency feeding programs in those areas.
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Freedom Flotilla Demands Immediate Release Of Humanitarian Cargo The Freedom Flotilla Coalition demands the immediate release of the 116 boxes of medical supplies for the health services of Gaza that were carried on the Al Awda and Freedom boats of the 2018 Freedom Flotilla to Gaza, recently seized by Israeli forces. As Swedish Foreign Affairs Minister Margot Wallström has stated, the ship's cargo must be released, according to international law.
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U.S. Boat to Sail to Gaza Despite Israeli Threats The Israeli media recently reported that that country's UN ambassador, Meron Reuben, asked the international organization to stop the flotilla, which is expected to include some 12 boats carrying a thousand nonviolent civilians from dozens of countries. Reuben characterized the activists as "terrorists" with ties to Hamas, the Islamist party that rules Gaza, who are "willing to become martyrs."
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Big blowout at PA gas well, threatening Susquehanna River with fracking chemicals Seven families have already been evacuated from the area, and officials have advised farmers against allowing livestock to drink from the surface water.Despite concerted efforts of crewmembers, tainted water continued to flow from the site as recently as Thursday morning.The blowout has left many unanswered questions, and public safety officials have said it will be days or even weeks before they are able to gather a better
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BOOK SIGNING FOR RICHARD "SQUIRREL" THOMAS, NOTED ALABAMA ENTREPRENEUR AND AUTHOR, SPONSORED BY THE BIRMINGHAM NAACP To talk about the release of his new book, "Drug Conspiracy: We Only Want The Blacks, My Persecution By The United States Government," and to share his life story and life-altering experience -as chronicled in the book-as a victim of a federal drug sting and notorious media scandal involving a Montgomery,AL drug cartel that gripped the city and media's attention, and ultimately destroyed an innocent man's life & reputation.
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Center for Constitutional Rights Appeals to Fox News President for Help in Silencing Glenn Beck Misinformation Campaign The Center for Constitutional rights details a backlash through some of the many violent quotes on Beck's website. Examples include, "Maybe they should burst through the front door of this arrogant elitist and slit the hateful cow's throat," "We should blow up Piven's office and home," and "I am all for violence and change Frances: Where do your loved ones live?"
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More Questions Arise About Competence and Impartiality of Sarasota Voting Machine Auditors From People for the American Way: One member of the auditing team, Bureau of Voting Systems Certification chief David Drury, previously authorized the illegal distribution of uncertified voting machines in Florida
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Truth & Consequences: Blowing the Whistle on Government Abuse On Monday, November 21 at 8:10 pm, in the Ward Circle Building, Room 2, of American University, Keynote Speakers, Thomas Drake (former NSA official) and Jesselyn Radack (former Justice Department attorney) will share their experiences in exposing abuse and subsequent government retaliation.
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Drivers Blast Lyft/ Juno Lawsuits as Attack on Workers Billion Dollar Ride-Hail Companies Seek to Block Minimum Wage For Drivers
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Barcelona Hosts Women's Boat to Gaza (WBG) for their inaugural journey The boats will depart on Sept 14 to Ajaccio, France and travel through another port before reaching the shores of Gaza in early Oct. For the Barcelona-Ajaccio leg, the passenger lists include Malin Bjork, Member of European Parliament from Sweden; Zohar Chamberlain Regev, Israeli who currently lives in Spain and Ann Wright, retired US Army Colonel and former US diplomat who resigned in 2003 in opposition to the Iraq invasion.
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Vice President-Elect Biden Announces Chief Economist and Economic Policy Advisor Jared Bernstein to be Chief Economist and Economic Policy Advisor to the Vice President.
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Senate Democrats Roll Out New Website Inviting Personal Stories from Americans Hurt by Foreclosure King Steve Mnuchin As the CEO and owner of OneWest Bank, Mnuchin used illegal tactics like "robo-signing" -- falsifying key documents -- to create a wave of foreclosures that kicked more than 36,000 families out of their homes. In one case in Florida, OneWest foreclosed on a 90-year-old woman over a 27-cent payment error.
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Veterans And Activists Found Guilty For March 19, 2011 White House Action, Article/Closing Statements Eighteen co-defendants representing Veterans for Peace and other long-time peace activists were sentenced today in DC Superior Court for arrests at the White House on Saturday, March 19, 2011. They were found guilty of Failure to Obey and Blocking and Incommoding and have to pay $50 plus $100 to the Victims of Violent Crimes fund.
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How the Rigged Economics of Meat and Dairy Make You Consume Too Much; How to Eat Better, Live Longer, and Spend Smarter An Interview with David Robinson Simon author of MEATONOMICS: How the Rigged Economics of Meat and Dairy Make You Consume Too Much; How to Eat Better, Live Longer, and Spend Smarter
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Bipartisan Group of Senators Launches Whistleblower Protection Caucus "To raise awareness of the need for adequate protections against retaliation for private sector and government employees who call attention to wrongdoing, a bipartisan group of senators today launched the Whistleblower Protection Caucus. The caucus will foster bipartisan discussion on legislative issues affecting the treatment of whistleblowers
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Greek Officials Attempt to Block U.S. Boat to Gaza From Leaving Port Given the very close relationship between Israel and the U.S., and the public efforts by Israel to denounce and try to stop the flotilla, the passengers on the U.S. boat want to know if the Obama Administration is using U.S. leverage at the IMF to compel the Greek authorities to stop the U.S. boat from leaving Greece.
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Sign up for the Midwest Trifecta April 13-15, with Col. Ann Wright & Kathy Kelly Join Ann Wright, Kathy Kelly, and other peace activists from around the Midwest in a weekend of peaceful training and resistance against three prominent sites of militarism and nuclear weapons production around Kansas City.
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Vigil for Political Asylum for Wikileaks Julian Assange Human rights activists will vigil at 6pm, Sunday, June 24, 2012, at the Embassy of Ecuador to urge President Correa of Ecuador, to grant the petition of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange for political asylum from the threat of prosecution by the United States under the Espionage Act for his role in publishing leaked U.S. diplomatic cables.
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Days Two and Three of Occupy National Gathering Day 3 of Occupy National Gathering was filled with action, visioning, information and visioning.
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Tribes Ask International Human Rights Commission to Stop Violence Against Water Protectors at Standing Rock The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and the Yankton Sioux Tribe (the "Tribes") announced today that they have requested the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights call on the United States to adopt precautionary measures to prevent irreparable harm to the Tribes, their members, and others resulting from the ongoing and imminent construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
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Advocates Laud President Obama's Signing of Federal Whistleblower Reforms After a Campaign Waged Over More Than a Decade, the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act Becomes Law
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LETTER FROM THE COMMUNITY OF WHISTLEBLOWERS TO THE NATIONAL WHISTLEBLOWERS CENTER More than ever, S 372 needs to get passed and the Administration should consider the resurrection of the careers of past whistleblowers who drowned in the raging river.Not only will restoring our careers send a real message to all potential whistleblowers right now,but to the bureaucracy.But even though not perfect, S 372 is more than just a good deal.It is a much needed breakthrough,and no time left to "fix" S 372 further.
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"I Am Not On The Boats To Gaza" If you want to help, please use all possible communication means (emails, twitters, facebook, calls) to let all people, especially media and politicians, know you support lifting the siege on Gaza and you want our ships protected from Israeli piracy. It is long overdue.
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Happiness is a collective - not just individual - phenomenon Happiness spreads through social networks like an emotional contagion, according to a study that looked at nearly 5,000 individuals over a period of 20 years. When an individual becomes happy, the network effect can be measured up to three degrees. One person's happiness triggers a chain reaction that benefits not only his friends, but his friends' friends, and his friends' friends' friends. The effect lasts for up to a year
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Health Care State Waiver Bill Introduced The Vermont congressional delegation today introduced legislation to let the state implement a single-payer health care system that could become a model for the nation.
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Women Priests Activists To Challenge Pope Francis As He Meets With US Conference of Catholic Bishops Five activists will do civil disobedience as Pope Francis meets with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops at St. Matthew's Cathedral in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday morning Sept. 23.
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RAM Comes to Chicago to Provide Free Health Care to Under- and Uninsured Remote Area Medical (RAM) will be in Chicago to serve the under- and uninsured citizens of Cook County and points beyond. Founded in 1985 to serve "desolate areas of the world," RAM is a non-profit, volunteer group that delivers on-site health care, dental care, eye care, veterinary services, and technical and educational assistance to people--all free of charge. Their services are available from Friday-Sunday, August 19-21.
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Florida LGBT Groups Form OUT New federation of local organizations aims to improve communication and cooperation among existing local lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and allied organizations across the state, and to assist community activists seeking to form new local organizations where none presently exist.
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Top UK Award Goes to Journalist Who Exposed Secrets of Afghanistan War Gareth Porter, the Washington-based journalist, has won the prestigious Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism for 2012 for his investigation of US "killing strategy" in Afghanistan, including the targeting of people through their mobile phones.
With her brother on her back a war weary Korean girl tiredly trudges by a stalled M-26 tank, at Haengju, Korea. June 9, 1951., From ImagesAttr
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2015 Women's Walk For Peace In Korea The unresolved Korean conflict gives all governments in the region justification to further militarize and prepare for war, depriving funds for schools, hospitals, and the welfare of the people and the environment. That's why women are walking for peace, to reunite families, and end the state of war in Korea.
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The Psychology of Transgender Transgender Day of Remembrance on Nov. 20, honors those murdered as a result of anti-transgender prejudice. 16.8% of transgender students report being physically assaulted because of their gender expression and 32.1& experience physical harassment. Education about transgender issues can play a role in increasing acceptance of and curbing violence against the transgender community.
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Passengers on Flotilla Start Open-ended Fast at U.S. Embassy in Athens To date, we have received no assistance from the U.S. Embassy and the captain of our boat, a U.S. citizen, remains in jail and has yet to be visited by anyone from the U.S. Embassy.There will also be a march in support of the flotilla beginning at 7 pm organized by Greek activists who have been protesting the government's austerity measures in Syntagma Square.
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Wikileaks: European Commission enabling blockade of WikiLeaks by U.S. hard-right Lieberman/King European Commission documents released today by WikiLeaks show that hard-right U.S. politicians were directly behind the extrajudicial banking blockade against WikiLeaks. In the heavily redacted documents, MasterCard Europe admits that Senator Joseph Lieberman and Congressman Peter T. King both "had conversations" with MasterCard in the United States.
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AOL Agrees To Acquire The Huffington Post (for $315 Million) Huffpo is being acquired by AOL for $315 million. it will take readership from about 25 million unique visitors a month to 270 million.
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Opednews Writer Stephen Lendman Receives Journalists Club of Mexico International Journalism Award On December 8 in Mexico City, Stephen Lendman received the prestigious Journalists Club of Mexico's (Club de Periodistas) annual International Journalism Award at an elaborate internationally broadcast ceremony on television and radio.
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Civil liberties alert: Protest in Marin County To Send A Message to Nancy Pelosi about NSA and Ed Snowden      If you’ve seen the news about NSA surveillance, you know that our precious civil liberties are under threat.     "
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Sanders Bill Would Break Up Big Banks Cites Justice Dept. Worries that Banks are "Too Big to Jail" Sanders said, "we have a situation now where Wall Street banks are not only too big to fail, they are too big to jail. That is unacceptable and that has got to change because America is based on a system of law and justice. We need to break up these institutions because of the tremendous damage they have done to our economy."
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Obama's reform: no cure for what ails us' Sadly, even if the reform works as planned, 23 million people will remain uninsured in 2019. Meanwhile the public and other safety net hospitals that uninsured people rely on will have to endure a $36 billion cut in federal government funding.Soaring costs and rising financial strains seem inevitable, despite claims that the reform will "bend the cost curve."
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University of the People Attracts Academics from Columbia, Yale and New York University Founded by educational entrepreneur Shai Reshef, University of the People is the world's first tuition-free, online academic institution. Based on the principles of e-learning and peer-to-peer teaching, coupled with open-source technology and courseware, UoPeople is designed to provide universal access to college studies, despite geographic and economic constraints.
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Rome, Italy: Boycott Action Condemning the Use of Culture to Cover Israeli Crimes In 2005, Nissim Ben-Sheetrit of Israel's Foreign Ministry stated: "We see culture as a propaganda tool of the first rank, and we do not differentiate between propaganda and culture." Artists who accept funding from the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs are required to sign a contract which states that the artist "is aware that the purpose of ordering services is to promote the policy interests of the State of Israel.
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"Tight little butt." Appropriate basis for endorsement? Wonder why we'll likely have fewer women in Congress after the November elections than we've had in the last three decades?Well, one reason might just be because the current women running for office are too often subjected to outrageous sexist comments from media pundits and commentators--commentators who talk more about female candidates' physical attributes than about the attributes of the policies they support.
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Peace, feminism and humanism -- this is CODEPINK While US-Presidents waged wars, destroyed whole regions, and victimized millions they protested decidedly with great personal commitment -- the members of CODEPINK. Even at President Bush's press conference, they raised their voices against the propaganda of war and risked severe personal ramifications -- the members of CODEPINK.
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Israeli Soldiers Speak Out Against New IDF Allegations A wave of IDF soldiers have come forward to video their positive, eye-witness testimony,outraged by a report released by "Breaking the Silence',which alleges misconduct by IDF soldiers during Operation cast lead towards Palestinian civilians.The soldiers talk both about the challenges of facing a terrorist enemy that embedded itself with civilians for protection &about their determination to keep the army's moral code
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State of Florida v Ellen Brodsky Trial Begins March 11th Ellen's attorneys want to make sure that I can get a fair trial in Broward County."Being arrested is not recommended and ultimately, the experience makes us sick of our government. That is the effect that they hope for, which is to punish us for trying to be good citizens when we expect transparency and open government."
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Mainstream Web Sites Flooded with Anti-Semitic Comments in Wake of Madoff Scandal The arrest of a Jewish businessman whose alleged $50 billion Ponzi scheme drained the finances of private investors, philanthropic foundations and banks has prompted an outpouring of anti-Semitic comments on mainstream and extremist Web sites.
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25 Activists Arrested in Two days of Nonviolent Blockades at Gates to Creech AFB Anti-drone protesters executed waves of multiple non-violent peaceful actions at Creech Air Force Base throughout the morning Friday, April 1, with the intent of interrupting the drone killing activities that take place there. Creech AFB, in southern Nevada, is the primary Command Center for the CIA's and President Obama's Drone Assassination program.
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Philadelphia Public Banking Coalition Announces Introduction of City Council Public Bank Bill The bill would make Philadelphia a trail-blazer in developing financial institutions that serve people first.
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Occupy Interfaith Celebration In Liberty Square 24 Hour "Occupy Christmas" Prayer Vigil, Sharing of Food, Poetry, Music Several occupy movement faith groups will be hosting an interfaith gathering, inviting people of all cultures and religious beliefs to come and celebrate together. December 25 marks the 100th day of Occupy Wall Street.
Senator Elizabeth Warren and Rep. Elijah E. Cummings discuss their new Middle Class Prosperity Project., From ImagesAttr
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Warren and Cummings Host First Forum For New "Middle Class Prosperity Project" Elizabeth Warren said, "As our economy recovers from the recession, big corporations and wealthy Americans are doing great, while middle class families are working harder than ever and getting squeezed to the breaking point -- in part because of deliberate choices in Washington to run this country for the rich and the powerful instead of hardworking families."
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OccupyWallStreet.Org: TACTICAL BRIEFING #27 -- #LAUGHRIOT Alright you wild cats, nimble dreamers and jammer tacticians: In a sudden about-face, the United States has conceded a victory to Occupy and moved May's G8 summit to Camp David, an impenetrable military base in rural Maryland. Wow!
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D.A. does right! Charges to be dismissed vs. Hempstead 15 In a remarkable reversal, the Nassau County District Attorney's Office has agreed to dismiss all charges against the Hempstead 15 following a six month adjournment in what's called an "ACD" (Adjournment to Contemplate Dismissal).
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Walking the UNSC1325 Talk: Women De-Militarize the Zone in Korea On the 15th anniversary of UNSC 1325, and on the 70th anniversary of Korea's division by Cold War powers, leading global women peacemakers will walk with Korean women in North and South Korea calling for an end to the state of war and the reunification of families.
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Freedom Flotilla II -- "Stay Human" mission to Gaza The Freedom Flotilla II -- "Stay Human" mission is a healthy reaction to the apathy of the international political community. We are sailing to confront massive injustice with global nonviolent action. This mission puts on notice all those who, for many years, have passively watched the tragedy of Palestine, as well as those who directly contribute to it.
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Flight Into Egypt Gaza, with a population of l.7 Palestinians, mostly youth, has been cut off from the rest of Palestine, as part of Israeli policy of dividing the Palestinian people. Its Port, which has been closed for over 40 years, its airport destroyed by Israel and its border crossing both through Eretz, Israel, and Rafah, Egypt, often closed, makes Gaza the largest open air prison in the world.
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New Orleans: As Unemployment Rises So Do Lines at Local Food Bank Debra South Jones,Exec Dir commented "I started JTRA 10 years ago;I've never seen so many people.The number of first timers increases every week"-This economy has people on the toughest times,ever"-Ray Reggie,Chairman of the Board added"-"It's so sad when we run out of food & have to look at the people in line & say"Hopefully next week we'll have more food.We need help and we need it now.We need food,donations,and volunteers."
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House Passes Back-Door Attempt to Force Tar Sands Pipeline Approval The House of Representatives passed a back-door attempt that would force lawmakers to approve the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline as part of an unrelated transportation bill -- once again holding the legislation for improving our roads, bridges and public transit hostage to partisan ideology.
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Pennsylvania Democrats Unanimously Endorse Single Payer Senate Bill 400 and House Bill 1660 The PA Democratic State Committee today unanimously endorsed a resolution calling for passage of single payer healthcare, Senate Bill 400 and House Bill 1660, also known as the "Family and Business Healthcare Security Act." Given the healthcare reform deadlock in Washington, D.C., Pennsylvania's nation-leading status in the battle for state-based "Medicare for All," is all the more significant.
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Sanders, Schakowsky Propose Tax Fairness Act-- would end tax breaks for companies that ship jobs and factories overseas Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today introduced a bill to stop profitable corporations from sheltering income in the Cayman Islands and other tax havens. The legislation also would end tax breaks for companies that ship jobs and factories overseas. Sanders' bill and a companion measure to be introduced in the House by Rep. Jan Schakowsky would yield more than $590 billion in revenue over the next decade...
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Refer Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria to the ICC: Nobel Peace Laureates The use of chemical weapons is a war crime that should be addressed by the international legal system created precisely for such events. More bombs, more violence, more war will only undercut the ICC and further weaken international humanitarian law.
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Fielding Graduate University: A Statement of Support for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe The academic senate and administrator leadership teams at FGU have sent this letter to both the Chair of the Standing Rock Nation and to President Obama. Only a few leaders in universities across the nation have taken such an action
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Boats Sailing Now To Gaza! Spread The Word! Our efforts in Greece only fueled our determination to challenge the imprisonment of the people of Gaza. We said we would continue to sail and so we are! At this moment, two boats are in international waters in the Mediterranean heading to Gaza.
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Senate Democrats Introduce Bill to Restore Medical Research Funding The National Biomedical Research Act would create the Biomedical Innovation Fund, a new fund designed specifically to provide predictable investments in life-saving biomedical research conducted by leading scientists at the nation's top research institutions. The funding would support specific initiatives such as Vice President Biden's National Cancer Moonshot initiative.
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Federal Lawsuit Seeking Injunction to Stop USAFA's Unconstitutional National Prayer Luncheon Temporary Injunction today in Federal District court (Colorado) demanding that the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) cancel its upcoming National Prayer Luncheon, on the grounds that it is a blatant violation of the plaintiffs' Constitutional rights as guaranteed by the First Amendment.
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Anti-Drone Protest Shuts Down Hancock Air Base, 17 Arrested, 13 Held in Jail Forty concerned citizens created a blockade this morning of Hancock Air National Guard Base outside Syracuse, NY. MQ-9 Reaper drones are operated by remote control from the base, and are used to carry out attacks in Afghanistan and possibly other countries. The activists say this use of drones violates International and domestic law, and amounts to war crimes.
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The Indigenous Rights Risk Report: How Violating Indigenous Peoples' Rights Increases Industry Risks New report finds that US extractive companies expose shareholders to risks by neglecting Indigenous Peoples' rights
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Israel Prevents Irish Activists From Boarding Flight Home The seven Irish human rights activists due home in Ireland this afternoon at 2:25 pm were at the last minute prevented from boarding their flight out of Ben Gurion airport by Israeli armed guards.
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Weekend to Stop Drone War Crimes The murderous use of Reaper drones violates international law, but continues to expand. The use of militarized drones has increased. Drone technology research funding has also increased, as has Pentagon pressure on the FAA to allow drones to fly in U.S. civilian airspace.
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Seven Days to Go! Clint Curtis for Congress Campaign To win, we want to beat Feeney and the machines. We want to sign voters up on VoteNow2006 at the polls. We did it very successfully in the primary. We need you now to do it again. This is the one that REALLY counts!
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Iraq/Syria Air Strikes and Arms Shipments Opponents Host Press Conference In the past six weeks, President Obama has dragged the US into deeper into war by launching more than 150 airstrikes in Iraq and threatening to bomb ISIL in Syria. Congress will vote on Wednesday to send weapons to Syrian rebels, which will stoke the internal conflict in Syria even more.
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Insured but unable to afford health care "Obamacare is making underinsurance the new normal," said Woolhandler. "It will reduce the number of uninsured from 50 million to 30 million, but the new coverage is full of holes. Americans deserve the kind of first-dollar, comprehensive coverage that Canadians already have. But that's only affordable under a single-payer system that cuts out the private insurance middlemen."
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Women Crossing the Korean Divide: Reflections and Resolutions The absence of a peace treaty and the ongoing militarization of North and South Korea and other countries in northeast Asia are global threats. The international community and the UN which took part in the Korean War have a responsibility to close this tragic chapter in Cold War history. Thus, we will continue our efforts until a peace settlement is achieved in Korea for peace in northeast Asia and our world.
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Left Forum 2018 Is Almost Here Jane Sanders, Juan Gonzalez, Silvia Federici, Cathy Dang, Ajamu Baraka and more to discuss strategies to galvanize the left in the Trump era
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Gaza kids were heard worldwide -- mini-Arks a huge success Like messages in a bottle, the boats were tasked with the awesome responsibility of carrying the children's cry for help to the outside world. Trapped in a small stretch of land that is the Gaza Strip, children there want their freedom, just like all the adults do. They want the brutal siege of their land to end.
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Election Experts Issue 'Orange Alert' for Massachusetts Special Election The groups call on Sec of State Galvin to take immediate extra security precautions for the Senate race,which has become a high-stakes national contest.Critical national initiatives such as health care reform & financial reform will be influenced by the results of this election.Experts are concerned that with the electronic election system in use,its lack of transparency & ease of manipulation,the public has no basis for trust
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Commercials Urge Drone Operators -- "Refuse To Fly" a series of protests at Creech AFB's drone center -- the major drone operating and training facility in the nation -- will be held all this week by CodePink and other people opposed to the U.S. drone program. Sponsored by Know Drones, the commercials also ran last February and March in Las Vegas -- it was the first time any anti-drone advertising had appeared on U.S. television.
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Stand with Anti-War Activists Targeted by the FBI! The aim of the FBI raids is clearly the suppression of free speech and dissent. The government wants all activists to be afraid to speak out. And the Obama administration's Justice Department is now leading the charge.
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Israeli Army storms Freedom Theater in Jenin Special Forces of the Israeli Army attacked the Freedom Theater in Jenin Refugee Camp at approximately 03:30 this morning. Ahmad Nasser Matahen, a night guard and technician student at the theater woken up by heavy blocks of stone hurled at the entrance of the theater. As he opened the door he found masked and heavily armed Israeli Special Forces around the theater.
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New Poll: Americans condemn high levels of corporate political spending, overwhelmingly support strong transparency and Nearly 9 in 10 Americans agree that there is way too much corporate money in politics, and 51 percent strongly agree, according to a new poll released today by the Corporate Reform Coalition. The survey, conducted by Bannon Communications, found overwhelming support for strong, common sense reforms to ensure transparency and accountability for corporate political spending.
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Ecuador Will Cease Participation in School of the Americas This Wednesday, June 27, Ecuadoran President Rafaeal Correa, after hearing from a delegation of SOA Watch, has taken the decision to cease sending Ecuadoran soldiers to the School of the Americas.
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NOAA Keeps Gag Rule On University Marine Scientists Rejects Petition to Lift Ban against "Advocacy" by Sea Grant Recipients (NOAA) will continue to forbid scientists who receive its marine research grants from speaking out on matters of public concern
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International Drone Summit: Killing and Spying by Remote Control US drone strikes have killed an estimated 3,000 people around the world, without any judicial process or meaningful oversight, and without any transparency or accountability. The summit's dual objectives are to better inform the public about the reality and significance of the US government's expanding use of both killer and surveillance drones, and to facilitate networks and strategies to resist this expansion.
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Small Business Owners Take "Papa" John to Task on ObamaCare Last week, John Schnatter, founder and CEO of Papa John's Pizza - a Mitt Romney supporter and fundraiser - announced that Obamacare will raise the cost of his pizza 11 to 14 cents each, or 15 to 20 cents per order. But small business owners disagree. Philly pizzeria owner Brian Dwyer says "As a pizza consumer, I will gladly pay 20 cents more per pie if that meant that people and their families got health insurance."
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Give Peace A Chance! Arming rebels and authorizing military action by USA/NATO forces will not solve the problem facing Syria, but indeed could lead to the death of thousands of Syrians, the breaking-up of Syria, and it falling under the control of violent fundamentalist jihadist forces. The entire Middle East will become unstable and violence will spiral out of control.
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Support Surging Among Democratic Delegates For "Guaranteed Health Care For All" Plank The first signer of the Guaranteed Health Care for All statement, Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.), is also expected in Pittsburgh for the platform meeting Saturday.
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Jailed For Sailing To Gaza, Challenging The Blockade The Israeli military stopped these two small ships carrying peace activists to Gaza, but they won't stop the Palestinians who are demanding freedom, and they won't stop the solidarity movement. We won't stop challenging the blockade on Gaza's civilians -- by land and by sea -- until the blockade falls. And we won't stop challenging the denial of Palestinian democratic aspirations until those aspirations are realized.
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Pennsylvania Medical Students to Endorse Single Payer Bills SB 400 and HB 1660 on Harrisburg Capitol Steps, Monday, May As future physicians,we recognize the need for a sustainable plan that puts the health of all PA first,while expanding jobs,business opportunities,and the ability for providers and patients to address medical needs on the basis of clinical evidence & evaluation. With a public option absent from the most recent federal healthcare bill, it is upon the states to take the role of providing high-quality, affordable coverage to all.
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Watchdog Groups Call On California Secretary Of State Candidate Damon Dunn To Reject Support From Karl Rove And American Dunn was handpicked by Rove to run against Debra Bowen in what looks like an attempt to place a clone of Florida SOS Katherine Harris and Ohio SOS Ken Blackwell in the California SOS position. Do the right thing Damon. Tell Karl Rove you will not be another Ken Blackwell or Katherine Harris. Tell Rove to keep his dirty politics and dirty money out of California elections.
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Women Who Crossed Korean DMZ Call for Restraint and Dialogue After claiming 4 million lives, including 36,000 U.S. troops, North Korea, China, and the United States signed the Armistice Agreement. Although the ceasefire halted the war, without a peace settlement, the Korean War still lives on and the DMZ stands in the way of the reunification of the Korean people and millions of families.
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American Perceptions of Peace, Arab Attitudes America: A New Perspective Commentators John Zogby, President and CEO of Zogby International, and James Zogby, President of the Arab American Institute, join respondent Amjad Atallah and moderator Farah Stockman to discuss the results of a recent poll that reveals a deep partisan divide, with voters who supported the President overwhelmingly supporting a "get tough" policy to stop settlements and achieve a two-state solution to the conflict.
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NY District Attorney Continues Attack On Health Activists After Charges Are Dropped "The judge dismissed the charges and I thought this was over," says co-defendant Joan Pleune. "The DA loses and now he wants a do-over--and to do this he has to manufacture new charges. Does this mean that he can keep making up charges until he gets us for loitering or something?" She added, "We're going to fight it, of course."
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U.S.Office of Special Counsel Finds "Substantial Likelihood" of WrongDoing By Voice of America Government Accountability Project Applauds U.S. Office of Special Counsel for Finding "Substantial Likelihood" of Wrongdoing by Voice of America/U.S. Agency for Global Media Political Leadership
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International Scholars, Peace Advocates and Artists Condemn Agreement To Build New U.S. Marine Base in Okinawa Gavan McCormack of the Australian National University described the intrusions of militarism that threaten Okinawans' lives and health, "from military accidents, crimes including sexual violence for which U.S. forces are not held fully accountable, to intolerable military aircraft noise and chemical pollution. Okinawans' struggle to finally end the military occupation deserves the support of people around the world."
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"Commander 'N Thief"- Explosive new documentary presents evidence of fraud in 2004 election Investigative journalist Greg Palast introduces the documentary and also provides staggering information in the body of the film about the RNC's purposeful and targeted strategies for disenfranchisng millions of minority voters across the United States, including African-American soldiers serving in Iraq.
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Long-awaited e-voting lawsuit preparing to launch! ETC is seeking to have concealed vote counting declared unconstitutional! The timing of NY-23 fiasco can propel ETC's lawsuit into the national spotlight. Right now we have the potential to grow our movement into the multi-partisan national concern it truly deserves to be. And for that, we need YOU! If ERMA is not stopped,you will never again know whether the announced winner of an election truly got the most votes.
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Veterans Demand Their Bonus: Peace Veterans for Peace to President: We are prepared to bring a large delegation of our members to Washington before the end of this month. We will come in person to the White House to meet with you or until we are dragged away in full view of our nation and the world-military veterans, carrying their nation's flag, seeking a meeting with their president in the season of Peace.
North Korea H-bomb test was to .help keep the peace.. A North Korean official said his country will continue to pursue its nuclear program., From YouTubeVideos
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Unending U.S. War is Driving North Korea's Nuclear Program Further U.S. economic sanctions, military threats or psychological warfare against the DPRK are not the right answer to North Korea's nuclear test. Such steps would violate the Korean Armistice Agreement and could lead to a tragic resumption of heavy fighting on the Korean Peninsula. DPRK is sending an implicit message that it would be happy to rid itself of nuclear weapons if other nuclear States were to do the same.
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Ground the Drones And End The Wars Four anti-drone resisters were sentenced tonight [July 29] in Judge Joseph J. Zavaglia's DeWitt (NY) Town Court for alleged trespass at a "die-in" on April 28, 2013, at Hancock Air Base, home to the 174th Attack Wing of the NY National Guard, just north of Syracuse, NY.
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Zogby Poll: Majority Want Libertarian Bob Barr Included in Presidential Debates Majority of Independents - 59% - also favor inclusion of Ralph Nader in debates this fall More than half of likely voters nationwide - 55% - want Republican- turned- Libertarian Bob Barr to participate in presidential debates this fall, while nearly half - 46% - said they think Ralph Nader should be allowed into the on-stage fray, the latest Zogby Interactive polling shows.
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POSSIBLE FRAUDULENT CONCLUSION TO THE PIMA COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY'S PUBLIC RECORDS SUIT? If Mr. Moffatt's information is correct, the data that we fought a year and a half's court battle over has been stolen or taken into the possession of someone with a motive to pollute the data."
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Fat Substitutes Linked to Weight Gain Rats on high-fat diet gained more weight after eating low-calorie potato chips made with fat substitutes.
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Harvard study: Massachusetts reform hasn't stopped medical bankruptcies: The findings have national implications because the Obama administration's health law is largely patterned after the Massachusetts plan, including its individual mandate. One of the administration's arguments in support of the new federal law was that it would significantly reduce medical bankruptcies nationwide. The findings in Massachusetts cast doubt on that claim.
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Peace Activists Demand End to NATO Violence at Chicago Obama Headquarters and Consulates On Thursday at noon, CODEPINK: Women for Peace, The World Can't Wait, Veterans for Peace and other groups associated with the NATO protests will attempt to present letters expressing our outrage about NATO operations and our demand an end to military operations, particularly drone operations.
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Pundits vs. Edward Snowden Informing public of government spying 'self-indulgent' and 'grandiose'
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Members of Congress Comment on Obama Afghanistan Position comments by members of congress.
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Canadians Face Two Months of Incarceration in Israel Without Trial Freedom Waves to Gaza activists detained in Israel -- including Canadians David Heap and Ehab Lotayef -- came before a judge and were told they could be held in prison for 2 months without charges or trial. To avoid this, the judge told them they must sign a statement that they entered Israel "voluntarily" and "illegally" despite being violently kidnapped from international waters and taken to Israel against their will.
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$125 Million Settlement in Authors Guild v. Google google settles with Authors guild.
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Hempstead 15 to Court Monday for Hofstra Debate Action Ten members of Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW) and five of their civilian supporters will be arraigned here Monday, November 10th for "Disorderly Conduct" stemming from arrests at a non-violent demonstration at Hofstra University during the final presidential debate.
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Drone victim set to testify before European parliaments disappears after being seized by men in police uniforms Kareem Khan, who is involved in legal proceedings against the Pakistani Government concerning their failure to investigate the deaths of his son and brother in a drone strike, was seized in the early hours at his home in Rawalpindi by 15-20 men in police uniform and plain clothes, say witnesses. Khan's wife and young children were present at the time, as was a neighbor.
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Oakland Mayor Quan Recants, Welcomes Occupy Wall Street Back A day after brutal police actions in Oakland put a marine veteran in the hospital, Mayor Jean Quan is welcoming the Occupy movement back.
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Former IDF Spokesperson and Southern Brigade Commander to Testify in Corrie Civil Trial Former IDF Spokesperson Brigadier General Ruth Yaron and former Southern Brigade Commander, Colonel Pinhas (Pinky) Zuaretz are both scheduled to testify on May 22 in what is anticipated to be the final hearing in the Corrie family's civil lawsuit against the State of Israel.
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Carter Center Calls for Accountability After Corrie Verdict Rachel Corrie's parents Cindy and Craig stated "We are deeply saddened and troubled by what we heard today in the court of Judge Oded Gershon. This was a bad day, not only for us, but for human rights, for humanity, the rule of law, and the country of Israel...Rachel was a human being who deserved accountability, and we as her family deserve that too."
BREAKING: Sinema Opposes Filibuster Reform In Blow To Biden's Efforts To Pass Voting Rights During a speech on the Senate Floor Thursday, Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) doubled down on her .long-standing support. for ..., From YouTubeVideos
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Primary Sinema Group Responds, Line by line to Sinema Anti-Filibuster Speech Earlier yesterday, Kyrsten Sinema took to the Senate floor to double down on her opposition to the filibuster, defying President Biden and her fellow Democrats and likely dooming urgently-needed voting rights legislation.
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Vermont single-payer proposals a "major step in right direction': doctors' group While citing the merits of a publicly administered single-payer plan, Hsiao's team ended up by recommending a "public-private hybrid single-payer" model that would be managed by an independent board and that would contract-out the job of claims processing to private and public bidders. A private company like Vermont Blue Cross Blue Shield, for example, could be hired to process the claims, as is done currently by Medicare.
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Israeli soldiers to testify behind screen in Corrie Case "While Rachel stood in front of a wall to protect the two families huddled behind it, the state is now making the soldiers hide behind a wall that denies us the opportunity to see them," said Cindy Corrie, Rachel's mother. "The State of Israel has been hiding for over seven years. Where is the justice?"
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Syriza Victory in Greece Could Be a "Historic Turning Point" for Eurozone Economic Policy, CEPR Co-Director Says Left-wing party Syriza's strong victory in Greece's elections today marks a "historic turning point" for countries attempting to emerge from sluggish economic growth, high unemployment and other poor indicators more than six years after the Global Recession began
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American delegation will fast in Islamabad to atone for U.S. drone strikes More than a dozen American peace delegates visiting Pakistan to witness the damage wrought by U.S. drone attacks will fast from sunrise to sunset Tuesday, Oct. 9, in front of the Islamabad Press Club, Sector F-6. They will sing songs of peace, display pictures of the more than 160 Pakistani children who have been killed by American drones, and extend a message of peace and solidarity to passersby.
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Local Communities Say Comcast/Time Warner Cable Merger Will Raise Prices, Reduce Competition Media Action Grassroots Net Yesterday, Comcast announced its intention to purchase Time Warner, combining the first and second largest cable companies in this country. As a company that has proven itself no friend to workers, consumers, or cities; it's clear that approving a merger that increases Comcast's control over the cable market is bad for business and bad for local communities.
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At Global Day of Action, Rep. Khanna Renews Support for War Powers Resolution to End War in Yemen Today, Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) renewed his support for introducing a War Powers Resolution with Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) aimed at stopping the war in Yemen.Today, Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) renewed his support for introducing a War Powers Resolution with Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) aimed at stopping the war in Yemen.The bombings in Yemen, led by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, have resulted in the deaths of 250,000 people
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Four Questions for Bertha Holliday, PhD To mark Black History Month, the American Psychological Association spoke with Dr. Holliday about the psychological and behavioral aspects of racial and ethnic health disparities in the United States and what can be done, particularly in light of the election of the first African-American president.
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Former U.S. Intelligence Analysis Chief to Receive Award at the Oxford Union This year's Sam Adams recipient is Professor Thomas Fingar, who is now teaching at Stanford University. Dr. Fingar served from 2005 to 2008 as Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Analysis and Chairman of the National Intelligence Council.
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Alabama GOP Justices Say "Don't Worry"Drill, Baby Drill' The GOP judges ruled against the people of Alabama in the Exxon-Mobil cases and there is no indication they will hesitate to do so again, passing over our citizens and our fragile coastline in favor of BP. "Our Republican judges have allowed their elections to be bought by Big Oil in the past," Chairman Turnham stated. "Follow the money and you'll see the exact same thing happening in 2010."
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ADC Announces Additional Award Recipients OEN contributor retired Colonel Ann Wright will receive the Rachel Corrie Award at this year's ADC Convention in Washington D.C. Wright is known for her outspoken opposition to the Iraq War. She was also one of the passengers on the flotillas which tried to break the blockade of the Gaza Strip in June 2010.
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Professor Faces Punishment for Dissing NRA Head Erik Loomis is a gifted young scholar of labor and environmental history & blogger. Many of us have tangled with him, most recently over whether leftists should vote for Obama. But now we must stand by Loomis's side. This past Friday, in the wake of the grief & outrage millions felt over the Newtown mass shooting, Loomis tweeted: I was heartbroken in the first 20 mass murders. Now I want Wayne LaPierre's head on a stick.
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Springsteen to Join Rally for Obama in Philly! Bruce Springsteen is coming to Philadelphia this weekend to perform an acoustic set at a rally on the Ben Franklin Parkway in order to assist the Obama campaign's voter registration and volunteer recruitment efforts
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PCHR Concerned For Deterioration Of Humanitarian Conditions In The Gaza Strip The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) is deeply concerned for the deterioration of humanitarian conditions in the Gaza Strip. This situation reveals again the reality of the situation in the Gaza Strip under the policy of collective punishment and the closure of all border crossings by Israeli authorities for more than six years.
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Update on FL Voting Activist Ellen Brodsky Too many election officials in this country believe that they can violate or ignore the law,&continue to do so with impunity.This is a fundamental attack upon our country more dangerous than any external terrorist attack.The decisions made by office-holders have a direct impact upon life& health issues that can impact thousands & even millions of citizens.Election officials who engage in such conduct are domestic terrorists.
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State Department Orders All Non-Essential US Personnel to Leave Egypt On February 1, the Department of State ordered the departure of all non-emergency U.S. Government personnel and their families from Egypt in light of recent events.
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2013 Polk Journalism Awards Announced One of the most prestigious journalism awards honored the reporters who broke the Ed Snowden story. Plus other winners for other topics.
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ISRAELIS MORE TOLERANT OF ISLAM THAN SWISS "When it comes to freedom of religion Israelis are apparently much more tolerant that their Swiss counterparts," said Rabbi Marc Schneier, President of the US-based FFEU. "The fact that less than one-third of all Israelis support banning minarets indicates that from the Israeli point of view, there is room for respectful coexistence between Israeli Jews and Israeli Arabs when it is based on religion and not politics."
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New Study What Fires Young Progressives' Views On Activism And Race Through a series of focus groups in key cities with Occupy participants and other activists aged 18-30, the Applied Research Center today released findings on young people's motivations for engaging in activism, concerns about electoral politics, and thoughts on the extent to which race and racism should be an explicit part of current struggles for economic justice.
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Join the protest Vigil: No to the Demolition of Susya After their village is demolished, the residents of Palestinian Susya will simply be tossed into the desert, and not for the first time. Since the establishment of the nearby Israeli settlement of Susya, the residents of Palestinian Susya have been evicted from their lands four times.
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Debt Ceiling Deal a Blow to Women's Economic Security If approved by both houses of Congress, the agreement will impose $1 trillion in cuts to programs such as family planning clinics, food stamps, college tuition assistance, child care and a host of other programs that disproportionately serve and employ women. But that is just the first part of the agreement.
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Opposition article links on Joe Biden "During the last week, the huge amount of corporate media coverage about Joe Biden has revealed very little about his actual record. There's a big hole where information should be.You can help fill the gap!
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Need to Talk Sense to Netanyahu Recalling President George Washington's farewell advice against tying the United States too closely to any foreign nation, Veterans for Peace urges President Obama to publicly warn Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu against attacking Iran with the expectation of U.S. military support.
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Single Payer Now! The real solution to the problem is a Medicare-for-all, single-payer system. This is why, Senator Sanders is pushing through legislation that would at least give states the option to go forward and move toward a single-payer system. Isn't health care a priority for ALL Americans?
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Sanders: I'm In It to Win It "If you want the candidate who will be the strongest nominee, you're looking at that candidate right now," Sanders told 2,267 cheering supporters at the rally in a student center. "The reason I am the strongest candidate is that our campaign is appealing not just to Democrats but to independents all over this country and even some Republicans."
Bernie Sanders Releases 10 Years Of Tax Returns, From YouTubeVideos
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Sanders Releases 10 Years of Tax Returns Nine Months Before Caucuses, Primaries Begin Bernie Sanders released 10 years of tax returns including his 2018 return. The release, nine months before the first votes are cast, recognizes the changing expectations that all candidates, not just nominees, should release their taxes. The tax returns are straightforward and uncomplicated with few additional forms or deductions, and are in addition to the financial disclosures that Sanders has released every year since 1991.
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Hamas: Israel smuggles sexual stimulants to destroy Palestinian youth From Palestinian Watch. This accusation is one more example of the PA campaign by both Fatah & Hamas to demonize Israel based on libels by officials,who accuse Israel of trying to poison or corrupt Palestinian youth.For the last 10 years,the Palestinian Authority Fatah leaders have been disseminating the libel that Israel spreads AIDS and sexually-transmitted diseases among Palestinian youth,turns them into drug addicts.
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HRC Report: Gaza Blockade Imposed to "Punish" People of Gaza for Hamas Election the report stated that "one of the principal motives behind the imposition of the blockade was a desire to punish the people of the Gaza Strip for having elected Hamas [and there is] no doubt that Israel's actions and policies amount to collective punishment as defined by international law."
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Democratic base gives Kucinich third major win in nationwide poll The myth is that Kucinich ranks in the bottom 2 percentile in the polls. The facts are that he is consistently scoring highest of all the Democratic pollsters in Democratic polls. See facts in this article:
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British Journalist Seized by Hamas in Gaza Iran-backed Hamas arrested and imprisoned British freelance journalist and documentary filmmaker Paul Martin in Gaza on Sunday (Feb. 14). A spokesman for the terrorist organization said Martin had "violated Palestinian law and the security in Gaza" but provided no details of Martin's alleged crimes.
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Israeli Offensive on Gaza Continues In the past 24 hours, Israeli forces have escalated their offensive on the Gaza Strip. Israeli warplanes have increasingly targeted houses, civilian-populated areas and civilian facilities. The Israeli tanks have fired dozens of shells at Palestinian communities located near the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel, and Israeli gunboats have fired dozens of shells along the Gaza Strip coast.
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Panetta, Barak Discuss Iron Dome Success, Israeli Defenses Barak thanked the United States for the funding to deploy the Iron Dome The U.S. provided $70 million in fiscal year 2012 funds for the system, on top of the $205 million previously allocated, Panetta said, noting DOD will continue to support the system in the future. The secretary pinned the DOD Medal for Distinguished Public Service on Barak.
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Groups Urge Issa to Renew Support for Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act "This should be a no-brainer for the incoming Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee," said Brian. "As the Senate showed when it passed the bill by unanimous consent, this isn't a liberal or conservative issue--it's a common-sense good government measure. It will only make it easier for Rep. Issa to conduct vigorous congressional oversight in the next session."
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Dignité on the last leg of voyage to Gaza As long as the illegal blockade of Gaza remains in place, ships will sail to confront it; as long as Israel continues its occupation, colonization, and violent repression of Palestinians and our governments are silent about it, the global solidarity movement will mobilize to challenge it directly.
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More PA Candidates Refuse to Take Stands on Issues less and less candidates are willing to respond to non-partisan queries on where they stand on issues. Campaign consultants are apparently to blame-- telling the candidates to keep mum.
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Why I Am Walking In North and South Korea The Women's Peace Walk across the DMZ is a symbol of the possibility of unification, not only for North and South Korea, but also of peace between women and men, between religions, between economic classes. The end does not justify the means; the means we choose dictate the ends we get.
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Watchdog Group Again Urges FBI And DoJ to Investigate US Chamber Of Commerce Widespread Financial Improprieties spokesman& attorney Kevin Zeese received a letter from a purported Chamber of Commerce insider who compares its CEO Tom Donohue to Jack Abramoff,Michael Scanlon and Bernie Madoff,in the manner in which he is scamming companies to serve his own interests rather than the interests of the business community.He alleges that Donohue does not fear the FEC or Congress and has a plan in place to attack the DoJ...
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Communications Workers of America Union Endorses Sanders Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday welcomed the endorsement of the Communications Workers of America. CWA's endorsement comes after tens of thousands of members participated in an online vote that lasted six weeks. CWA has 700,000 members
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Senator Bernie Sanders Statement on Supreme Court Campaign Finance Ruling The (campaign finance) ruling will, to a significant degree, give control of the political process in the United States to the wealthiest and most powerful institutions in the world and the candidates who support their agenda.
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Broad Coalition Of Organizations And Individuals Launches "Restore Justice At Justice"- Campaign Under the Bush administration,the DoJ was driven by ideology,and prosecutions were often used to settle scores and intimidate the opposition.The GOP,at the direction of Karl Rove,used the DOJ to target political enemies including Democratic contributors and those who were a threat to GOP electoral gains and big business interests.The Department was used as an arm of the White House to destroy these Democrats.This resulted in
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Thousands of Progressive Bloggers, Activists to Gather In Steeltown for "NETROOTS NATION"- Convention With more than 1,500 progressive bloggers and activists streaming into Pittsburgh this week, Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., joined United Steelworkers president Leo Gerard, Campaign for America's Future co-director Robert Borosage and Netroots Nation spokesperson Mary Rickles on a conference call today to set the scene and preview this year's "Netroots Nation"- convention.
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U.S. Vets Refused Entry Into South Korea -- Protest Friday Veterans for Peace, including Elliott Adams and Tarak Kauff, will protest at the South Korean Consulate in New York City, at 12:30 PM on Friday, March 16. All who are concerned with human rights are urged to join them.
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TWO WAYS TO GET YOUR GOOSE (AND HELP CHARITIES) Flightless Goose is a full-color, hardcover story book for children. The book teaches important lessons about dealing with challenges, focusing on positive strengths, and treating others with respect and dignity. It's fun for children and educates as it entertains.
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Final Ohio Youth Vote Push Hits Campuses Since 2004 Ohio PIRG's New Voters Project has used tested methods at an unprecedented scale and rigor to register more than 8,000 18-30 year olds to vote and made thousands more Get out the Vote (GOTV) contacts via phone or face to face to encourage young people to vote.Our efforts have spanned the state, working with students at Capital U,Case Western Reserve U,Kent State U,Ohio State U,& U of Toledo.The non-partisan project
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NARAL: What Stupak's Saying This is our VERY LAST CHANCE to stop Stupak-Nelson anti-choice politics in the health-care debate.This bill is not a done deal. Speaker Pelosi, Majority Leader Reid, and President Obama are playing key roles in these final days of the health-care debate. That's why we've set a goal of sending them 30,000 unequivocal messages from pro-choice Americans like you: Women should not lose ground in the new health-care system.
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9/11 Rescue Workers in New Hampshire to Demand Meeting with Rudy Giuliani Saturday,January 5th,Ground Zero rescue & recovery workers will visit NH to tell their story of the real Rudy Giuliani.Their visit will accompany the release of THE REAL RUDY: ABANDONED HEROES,a short, investigative documentary produced by Robert Greenwald's Brave New Films & premiering online.Ironworker John Sferazo,paramedic Marvin Bethea & janitorial worker Alex Sanchez,who have asked Rudy to meet with them in Manchester.
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Riverside Co. Board of Supes may nix audit of Elections Dept. called for 2 weeks ago The media did a great job of covering this historic decision two weeks ago. Now it may be all for naught, unless the presence of the media, along with citizens from across the county, brings the Board to the conclusion that the audit they demanded MUST be conducted!
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Robert Greenwald Presents World Premiere of "Rethink Afghanistan" in Washington, D.C. Documentary Phenomenon Mobilizes The echo chambers in Washington have long argued that Afghanistan is the war of necessity. This reasoning excluded any opposing viewpoints and has mired us in what is now perceived as the endless war. With well over 500,000 viewers and growing, we are pleased that Rethink Afghanistan is now at center of the movement to end the war." Robert Greenwald, Director, Rethink Afghanistan
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Standing Up for Consumers Consumer finance is a big part of our economy -- and it plays a large role in the daily life of almost every American. Few people spend their entire lives with so much wealth available to them that they never need to borrow money. Whether it is to pay the bills and meet their everyday needs, or to finance larger investments in their futures.
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Resounding Legal Victory Appears to Finally Resolve 7-Year Whistleblower Case "This is a wonderful ruling, not only for Chief Chambers but for thousands who believe that honesty is part of public service. The wheels of justice turn slowly but eventually they do turn." Chambers was put on administrative leave in the wake of a WaPo interview in late '03 concerning how reduced force levels and higher patrol demands were affecting the security mission of the US Park Police.
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ACLU Calls For Restoration Of Net Neutrality Principles A federal appeals court ruled (4/6/10) that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) cannot require broadband service providers to treat all lawful Internet content equally. The decision rendered the FCC unable to enforce "network neutrality," the principle that Internet users have the right to use applications and access and transmit data of their choice free of discrimination by network providers.
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Budget of the Congressional Progressive Caucus Fiscal Year 2013 The Budget for All makes the American Dream a reality again. By putting Americans back to work, the Budget for All enhances our economic competitiveness by rebuilding the middle class and investing in innovation and education. Our budget protects Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security, invests in America's future, and asks those who have benefited most from our economy to pay their fair share.
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Restore Justice At Justice Coalition Calls On Attorney General Eric Holder To Dismiss Charges Against Don Siegelman Prosecutorial misconduct has completely tainted Siegelman's case.His conviction must be dismissed with prejudice by the AG himself in order to correct a manifest injustice,restore integrity to the DoJ,and send a clear message that such reprehensible conduct will not be tolerated.Restore Justice At Justice calls on AG Holder to act with dispatch to remove the stain & burden of an improper conviction from the Mr. Siegelman.
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PA Healthcare: The Goose That Lays The Golden Egg? the Family and Business Health Care Security Act - also known as the "single payer" solution - would cover all PA residents, save $15 billion over the current "multi-payer" system, and create over 100,000 medical delivery jobs... "This legislation would be the greatest jobs creation program since the late 19th century when the steel industry took off like a rocket in PA" says Exec dir. Chuck Pennacchio
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Watch HBO Documentary "Hacking Democracy" Thursday, November 2 It sheds some light on what happened in the 2000 and 2004Presidential elections. During early screenings, many prominent people walked in as skeptics, and walked out believers. Typically HBO does not pick up political movies, however they believed this information needed to be released to the public.
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[Invitation] The Federal Reserve's Expanded Role: Is Greater Transparency Needed? Our special guest will be Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, a longtime advocate for greater transparency in the central banking body. Sen. Sanders will open the event at 9:30 a.m. with a look at efforts in the Senate to open the Fed's books.
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Santorum Withdraws From Primary and the winner is Mitt Romney.
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COALITION OF ELECTION AND COMPUTER EXPERTS ASK CONGRESS TO VOTE NO on H.R. 811, American elections are about to be further compromised by a legislative "solution" to electronic voting machine fraud, according to a coalition of election and computer experts and citizens. This highly compromising bill about to come up for a vote in Congress is H.R. 811, "The Voter Confidence and Increased Accessibility Act of 2007".
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Veterans culminate week of lobby visit with strong opposition to war supplemental Washington DC:Afghanistan war veteran and retired Marine Corp Rick Reyes along with other Afghanistan veterans are set to demonstrate public opposition to the $94 billion war supplemental.The action is a culmination of a week of successful activities and lobby visits.The veterans' efforts have prompted congressional offices to co-sponsor the McGovern amendment that would require the administration to provide an exit plan
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CONGRESSIONAL ELECTIONS DELIVER PROGRESSIVE MANDATE Twenty-six out of the 29 Democratic candidates who won seats previously held by Republicans in the House and Senate championed bold progressive economic positions, according to a report released today by the Campaign for America's Future. The report shows that these progressive candidates' victories represent a swing to the left of 34 votes in the House and 10 in the Senate, reflecting a clear mandate for progressive change.
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In Rich and Poor Nations, Giving Makes People Feel Better than Getting, Research Finds Feeling good about spending money on someone else rather than for personal benefit may be a universal response among people in both impoverished countries and rich nations, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.
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Kucinich Campaign's Statement on Kucinich's Exclusion from Register Debate Serious Questions Raised About Des Moines Register Presidential Debate
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CMD RELEASES NEW WALL STREET BAILOUT TOTAL $4.6 TRILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDS DISB Our assessment demonstrates that the Federal Reserve has provided by far the bulk of the funding for the bailout in the form of loans amounting to $3.8 trillion.Little information has been disclosed about what collateral taxpayers have received in return for these loans. The bailout is far from over as the government has active programs authorized to cost up to $2.9 trillion & still has $2 trillion in outstanding investments.
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Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Expected To Announce Settlement Freeze As part of the efforts to give momentum to the peace talks with the Palestinian Authority and advance Israel's comprehensive national interests, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will today (Wednesday), 25.11.09, ask the Security Cabinet to approve a ten-month suspension of new residential construction permits and new residential construction starts in Judea and Samaria.
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Tonight on CNN, FL Gov Crist and election crisis if you are interested in raising awareness about problems with secret vote counting by computers, email CNN at ireport@cnndotcom and cnnnewsroom@cnndotcom and send a copy of your email to Crist_on_CNN@hotmail dot com. Ask them whether Wolf Blitzer is going to ask Governor Crist about the elections being challenged in Florida including his election.Also,let CNN know that they can view the complaint at clint curtisdotcom.
US Army evidence technician Thomas Smith testifies at the court-martial of Pfc. Bradley Manning. (art: Kay Rudin/RSN), From ImagesAttr
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Manning Judge Rules Against RSN, Media Access Minutes matter when trying to get out a story. Laptops are the pens and pencils of the journalist's trade. Currently, the media operations center is limited to 70 individuals. Even though this center has been sparsely attended since the first day of trial, RSN is still not permitted to enter the center.
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A Quarter Million Americans Demand Torture Prosecutions Appointing an independent special counsel to enforce our laws would give a new basis for progress in our relations with the world, a rationale for improving our criminal code moving forward, and the necessary space for congress to properly pursue accountability and prevention of future abuses of power--David Swanson
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Energy Independence and the Real Cost of Oil A new report shows U.S. spends billions to defend access to global energy reserves
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Rep. Ross (Blue Dogs) Statement on Promoting Consumer Choice The fiscally conservative Democratic Blue Dog Coalition was formed in 1995 with the goal of representing the center of the House of Representatives and appealing to the mainstream values of the American public.
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Each Day 16 Americans Get Killed Due to Poor Worker Safety Laws Culver City-Brave New Foundation launches a new worker health and safety campaign, highlighting the weak enforcement mechanisms and poor deterrents currently in place in worker safety laws. Under current worker safety laws, civil penalties are weak and rarely lead to criminal prosecutions.
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Listen Up! Will CA finally ban failed DRE voting systems? on Voice of the Voters other topics include:What are the "Seven Deadly Sins" in Riverside County? How do local grassroots efforts make a difference on the national level?What would be the benefits and challenges of unting grassroots groups nationwide and creating a database of electoral integrity information for all to access?What sort of organizing needs to be happening state by state? What new communications strategies are the most promising for..
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Clint Curtis clip from "UNCOUNTED" now on YouTube This week,"Uncounted" features Clint Curtis. Curtis knows that there are secret software programs that can be used to fix elections.How?Because he built one.And he also believes that there are people who will use these programs to try and fix elections. Why?Because he blew the whistle on one.Lastly,Clint understands that the number one threat to our democracy is electronic voting machines.Where?All over the country.
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Nonprofit Warns Candidates Against Accepting Support From The Chamber Of Commerce For Midterm Elections That money will go toward electing candidates who support polluters, robber barons, deniers of health care, warmongers, and those who ravage the environment. This money is in addition to the billion or more dollars the Chamber has spent during the last decade gutting the economy by helping companies ship American jobs overseas and raising CEO pay at the expense of workers.
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Jonathan Simon on KPFT Radio Sunday Jonathan Simon will appear live (by phone) on Pokey Anderson's show The Monitor to discuss "Landslide Denied: Exit Polls vs. Vote Count 2006".
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Cook County (IL) Voting Machines Printouts May Conceal Errors Touch-screen voting machines in Cook County produce a paper record of the voter's choices. The record contains data in two forms: one is human-readable, the other is a bar code. The voter can easily verify the human-readable data, but cannot discern or verify data in the bar code. Yet the County has been considering relying on the bar code to confirm voting machine results.
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Kucinich IMpeachment Resolution Introduced In House With Reading By Clerk Today Kucinich will move to refer in his quest to get hearing before Committee on the Judiciary
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Voters' Group Declares Victory in Electronic Voting Case A group of California voters who filed suit challenging former Secretary of State Bruce McPherson's 2006 certification of Diebold electronic voting machines for use in California announced today that they were withdrawing their court case following Secretary of State Debra Bowen's recent decision to decertify the Diebold system and to only allow limited use of that system under strict manual recount conditions.
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Feinstein Releases Statement on "Zero Dark Thirty" Senators sent a letter to Sony Pictures Entertainment, the studio distributing the upcoming film "Zero Dark Thirty," as "grossly inaccurate and misleading," particularly graphic scenes of CIA officers torturing detainees that "credits these detainees with providing critical lead information" on the courier who led to the bin Laden compound.
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House Members Ask Senate Committee to Deny FEC Position to Partisan Hack We implore the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration to take a strong stand against the damage Hans von Spakovsky did to voting rights and electoral processes around the nation at the Justice Department, when he substituted his short term political judgment for professional, reasoned judgment of longtime attorneys who knew the law and the Constitution.
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PROGRESSIVES ANNOUNCE PRIME TIME SPEAKERS FOR “TAKE BACK AMERICA” CONFERENCE Don't miss this awesome event filled with stellar progressive speakers. I recommend it highly and will be going myself. Rob Kall, editor
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June 1, SUNY New Paltz: The Future of Democracy in the Current American Election System Panel Discussion:-Greg Palast, BBC award-winning investigative journalist, NYT best-selling author,including his latest must read Armed Madhouse-Steve Freeman,author of Was the 2004 Presidential Election Stolen?:Exit Polls,Election Fraud,and the Official Count-Jonathan Simon,co-founder Election Defense Alliance-Bo Lipari, founder New Yorkers for Verified Voting-Nancy Tobi,co-founder Democracy for New Hampshire
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CA SoS's Office to Hold Hearing to Examine Ballot-Count Errors Previously Unknown We will conduct a public hearing to receive reports and take testimony on the "Deck Zero" anomaly in Premier Election Solutions'Global Election Management System(GEMS) version 1.18.19.The Deck Zero software error,which can delete the first group of optically scanned ballots under certain circumstances,caused 197 ballots to be inadvertently deleted from Humboldt Co's initial results in the Nov 4,2008,General Election.
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SEIU Statement on April 2010 Executive Committee "Over the past few months, there has been increasing speculation regarding SEIU President Andy Stern's intention to step down as president at the end of his term in 2012.....
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Ohio Report Faults Montana ES&S Op Scan Voting Machines Ohio has just done Montana voters a huge favor. Last summer, Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner asked an independent review team of nationally accredited academic and corporate computer and election experts to test Ohio's voting machines. Many are the same machines used in Montana to count our votes.
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VoteRescue Radio - Where People Count... One Vote at a Time - premieres Sunday, September 30 a new weekly two-hour radio show beginning this Sunday,9/30, from 2-4 pm (Central),streaming live on We the People Radio Network (100.1 FM in the Austin area and on the internet).Our Austin-based election reform group is dedicated to returning to totally hand-counted paper ballot elections.We plan to have a lot of fun getting out the massive amounts of news that happens every day on the election reform issue but
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Blackwater Blocked! From the Associated Press:"Military security contractor Blackwater Worldwide has pulled its plans to build a training facility in a remote area about 45 miles east of San Diego."It's a modern-day story of David vs. Goliath,a grassroots victory of monumental proportions.After a long battle to block the building of Blackwater's mercenary base,the people of Potrero (population: 899)are rejoicing.Blackwater is gone. Gone from CA!
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NJ passes groundbreaking election reform legislation Once signed by the governor, the provisions will take effect immediately,which will require all absentee ballots in the February primary to be subject to auditing. Once the voter-verifiable paper record is implemented,all ballots will be subject to audit.he process is transparent,nonpartisan,and completely independent of software.As a result,it provides a certified outcome that citizens can trust.
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Nightmare in the Congo Sleeping on the ground - in the rain, hungry, cold and on the move in search of safe haven. That is the plight of thousands of Congolese in East Congo today, held hostage by the forces of Rwandan-backed rebel leader Laurent Nkunda. Around 250,000 people have fled their homes in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since a cease-fire signed in January collapsed in August.
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Groups Join on Press Conference Call to Warn That New Senate Bill Would Dismantle States Rights and Legalize Disenfranch The Coalition for Voting Integrity, and will hold a joint press conference call to discuss's, Theisen report, which examines the crucial failings of Senator Dianne Feinstein's S. 1487, "The Ballot Integrity Act of 2007." Tomorrow, Wednesday June 13, at 1PM ET.
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VoteRescue Radio, Sunday, 2-4pm CST Blockbuster Show! Our special guests will be NAOMI WOLF, author of "The End of America - Letter to an American Patriot", and Paddy Shaffer, Director, The Ohio Election Justice Campaign.This is a CALL-IN show;with two guests(usually one),we may be able to take a few calls toward the end of each hour.The call-in numbers are:1-888-202-1984, and in the Austin area, or if you have unlimited long distance, the number is 512-646-1984.
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Paul Lehto on "VoteRescue Radio" Sunday October 28th, 2-4 CST Paul R Lehto is an Everett, Washington based business law and consumer fraud litigation attorney who has spent the bulk of his time since 2004 on issues regarding elections and democracy.
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Real ID Act=Real Danger! on Voice of the Voters Will Americans be carrying Radio Frequency Tracking devices in 2008? What are the dangers of the REAL ID Act? How did it get passed? How can it be stopped? What damage has been done by the Help America Vote Act and how can we repair it? Special guest Rep. Ron Paul (TX-14) will join Mary Ann this Wednesday to tackle the questions above as well as the big question: Who benefits? Who pays the price?Are we losing our liberty?
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Listen to Bruce O'Dell and Nancy Tobi on Tonight's "Voice of the Voters"! Bruce O'Dell, Compter Expert and Voting Activist Explains His Total Opposition to Electronic Voting Tonight on Voice of the Voters. 1360 AM, Philadelphia's Renaissance Radio, and the Internet Wednesday, July 11 -- 8PM ET or through their website(archives, podcast; recent shows). Particularly timely with the vote on HR 811 looming...
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State of Florida needs to account for $40 million in mystery HAVA funds "Those funds were supposed to have been distributed 100% to Florida's counties to reimburse them for replacing of their outdated punch card systems. Now we find out that according to the Secretary of State in his testimony before the Elections Assistance Commission that only 20% of the funds were given out to the counties and that the Secretary of State's Office secreted away the remaining 80%."
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Support Congresswoman Gillibrand at Breakfast February 20th, NYC In one short month,Congresswoman Gillibrand has been making a name for herself by keeping her promises to her district.The press have given her accolades on her Town Hall style meetings and for her adherence to the revolutionary "Sunlight Agreement" which requires members of Congress to disclose their meetings with lobbyists.She is the first from Congress to actively divulge her public schedule and commit to open governance.
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Pelosi and Reid to Bush: Don't Surge Dear Mr. President: The start of the new Congress brings us opportunities to work together on the critical issues confronting our country. No issue is more important than finding an end to the war in Iraq.
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Election Proves New Voting Method to Improve Democracy is Catching On Instant Runoff Voting (IRV), an idea advanced by the New America Foundation to give voters more influence and more choices in elections, continued to gain favor in California and elsewhere as four cities strongly approved November 7 ballot measures supporting the idea.
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Utah Hosts March to Raise Awareness about Constitutional Rights The declaration of independence says that governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed.Yet Utah's election officials and State Records Committee recently decided that all of our election records and election results data are secret and will be destroyed after 22 months "without opening".With no citizen oversight over elections & invisible e-ballots counted via secret software we have no democracy here
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Maryland Funds New Voting System We have heard that America spent millions of dollars developing pens that can write in outer space, while the Russians simply brought pencils, said Robert Ferraro, co-director of SAVE our Votes. Sometimes the most high-tech solution is not necessarily the one that makes the best sense.
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Secretary of State Debra Bowen Sues ES&S Over Sale of Unauthorized Equipment to CA Counties "ES&S ignored the law over and over and over again, and it got caught," said Bowen, the state's top elections officer. "California law is very clear on this issue. I am not going to stand on the sidelines and watch a voting system vendor come into this state, ignore the laws, and make millions of dollars from California's taxpayers in the process."
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The OEJC Calls for Voting Systems Recall, Return, and Refund Representatives from Boards of Elections (BOE) plagued by election irregularities, such as failing to preserve their 2004 ballots in violation of federal court order, are now sitting in review of the state's electronic elections systems, courtesy of a lobbyist.
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ELECTION FIASCO FILM MAKES TV DEBUT ON CINEMAX No Umbrella, which captures the chaos and frustration faced by inner city voters, was acquired by HBO Documentary Films after premiering at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival. Its debut will be two days after the midterm congressional elections.
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Edwards wins SC debate
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Special Election Night Integrity Marathon Broadcast to be Co-Anchored by Peter B. Collins and Brad Friedman While the rest of the media will likely be focusing on the "horse race" on Election Night, Friedman and Collins' special coverage will focus on the issues of election integrity and the massive trouble expected at polling places with new, untested, electronic voting systems found to be vulnerable to both failure and tampering -which now litter the nation's electoral landscape for the first time this year.
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Global Day to Stop Rape in Darfur On December 10th, thousands of activists from more than two dozen countries will stand up for the rights of women and girls in Darfur. We hope you'll stand with us and write in white. Wear white, a global color of mourning, in solidarity with Darfuri survivors of sexual violence and write letters calling for an end to rape as a weapon of war in Darfur.
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US Subpoenas ACLU, ACLU Fights Back This attempt by Bush Admin to suppress information usingthe grand jury process is truly chilling and is unprecedented in law and in our history as an organization.The subpoena serves no legitimate investigative purpose and tramples on fundamental 1st Amendment rights.We recognize this maneuver for what it is: a patent attempt to intimidate and impede the work of human rights advocates like the ACLU who seek to expose ...
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We did it! Clint Curtis is on the ballot for FL-24! Now the work begins.It will not be an easy campaign. The national party has chosen to ignore political protocol by endorsing my opposition in the primary election and has gone to great lengths to set new district records for "out of district" campaign contributions. I realize that I am facing an intense campaign but I am up for it and ready to win.
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NY1 Dismisses Calls for Tasini-Clinton Debate media blackball Progressive opponent to Hillary. They want to be sure she can run and lose on the Democratic 2008 Prez Ticket
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Natl Lawyers Guild to Testify on Torture Liabiliy Before House SubComm National Lawyers Guild President Marjorie Cohn will provide testimony at a hearing titled "From the Department of Justice to Guantnamo Bay: Administration Lawyers and Administration Interrogation Rules," before the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties of the House Judiciary Committee. The hearing will begin at 10:00 a.m. at 2141 Rayburn House Office Building in Washington DC.
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Clint Curtis Wins Landslide Democratic Florida Congressional Primary; Now Faces "Most Corrupt Congressman" Tom Feeney Sept. 7 /U.S. Newswire/ -- In Tuesday's Democratic primary race in Florida, Clint Curtis trounced a well-funded and well known opponent in a landslide election. The final results showed Curtis winning 61-39 percent in another race where the netroots and grassroots made the difference.
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Watch the premiere of our first LIVE show: Meet the Bloggers Beginning July 18,Meet the Bloggers will be a daring new show broadcast LIVE over the internet each Friday at 1PM ET.And the best part is this show is all yours.You will be part of creating the show,telling us what questions we should ask our high-profile guests;what issues we should be talking about;and what actions should be taken.You can also interact with other audience members using a live blog and instant polls.
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Patrick Murphy Votes to Aid Wounded Veterans 8th District Congressman and Former Army Captain Votes to Improve Access to Quality Health Care and Decrease Bureaucracy for Wounded Service Members
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HBO's "Hacking Democracy" Now Released on DVD Filmed over three years this expos follows the investigations of a team of citizen activists from Black Box Voting and the Florida Fair Elections Coalition as they take on the electronic voting industry, targeting the Diebold corporation.
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Action Alert: Impeachment Day: Sunday, December 10 Things to do to move impeachment off of the back burner. It's coming right up!
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Campaign for Election Protection kick-off Saturday, Feb. 16th 4pm Public Interest Pictures(PIP)announces the launch of THE CAMPAIGN FOR ELECTION PROTECTION,the newest division of PIP's ongoing non-partisan mission to create MEDIA TOOLS FOR THE GRASSROOTS™.The campaign,at,bridges the efforts of election protection groups and supports their various strategies by providing the new media tools and resources needed to reach greater audiences.
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Action Alert! Take 10 seconds to let Florida House know your concern about electronic voting The Florida House is deciding the fate of FL's elections today through Friday.Please take 10 seconds to simply fill in your name and email address on an extraordinary action alert at this link Watch the excellent 50-second video while you're there!It shows voters disappearing in a puff of smoke when they vote on DRE voting machines,and the message is,"If your vote doesn't count, YOU don't count."
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, October 24, 2006
Your Vote: How Safe? How Secure? Wednesday, October 25, featuring election leaders and celebrities Bev Harris, Paul Lehto, Bruce Funk. Lila Garrett, Moderator. Come and take part in your democracy. Let's take it back!
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, November 7, 2006
$250,000 Reward for Evidence of Election Fraud US Newswire carried the news today that Political Action is offering a $250,000 reward for evidence that leads to a voter fraud conviction.
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 29, 2007
Priority Advisory: Internet tax ban ends 10-31; 2 days left to act! We understand that Speaker Pelosi has not yet appointed the Conference Committee, but that she only has two days left in which to do so before the present Internet tax ban expires.Please be sure to make your calls early on Tues., Oct. 30th, and Weds., Oct. 31st, so that all those who use the Internet will continue to have affordable access! Thank you.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, January 31, 2007
A New Congress and a New Bill for Fair Elections Today Senators Barack Obama and Chuck Schumer introduced the "Deceptive Practices and Voter Intimidation Prevention Act of 2007." Please see the attached link for more information about this critically important step toward ridding the country of practices that threaten the integrity of our election system
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, February 6, 2007
Wal-Mart appeal denied A federal court just ruled that Wal-Mart must face a class-action lawsuit affecting more than 2 million current and former female Wal-Mart employees who say Wal-Mart discriminated against them both in pay and promotions.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, April 4, 2007
Special viewing of "Hacking Democracy" in Austin Thursday, April 5th Filmed over three years, this expos follows the investigations of Bev Harris (the "Erin Brokavitch" who has unearthed the hard evidence on electronic vote fraud), and a team of citizen activists and hackers as they take on the electronic voting industry. Shocking and illuminating, the amazing hack of real Diebold election equipment ultimately proves our votes can be stolen without a trace. America's democracy is at stake!
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, December 5, 2006
Event 12/14/06: Stealing the Vote at UNH NATIONALY RECOGNIZED ELECTIONS EXPERTS NYU Professor/author MARK CRISPIN MILLER(The Bush Dyslexicon, and Fooled Again: How the Right Stole the 2004 Election & Why They'll Steal the Next One, Too) former director of UNH's Survey Center DAVID MOORE,and Washington State Attorney PAUL LEHTO DISCUSS WHAT HAPPENED IN 2004 AND WHAT DIDN'T HAPPEN IN 2006 Moore, Miller, and Lehto Join NH Sec of State Bill Gardner on election security.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, December 13, 2006
Today on The American Activist This week on The American Activist on KSKQ dot org, 12noon-2pm(PT) we are back to the Election Reform issue with; Jon Simon of The Election Defense Alliance,we are going to talk about a verification project that might apply here in Oregon as a check on the machine count of our vote. Ms. Muslima Lewis from the ACLU of Florida to talk to us further about the REVOTE Sarasota project and the lawsuit filed ...
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, November 25, 2006
Screening of Eternal Vigilance in Evanston on Thursday, November 30 Free film/discussion program. Eternal Vigilance: The Fight to Save Our Election System, a new documentary in-progress directed by emmy award-winning director-producer David Earnhardt. David Earnhardt will be there for the discussion period.
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, February 19, 2007
PDA National Conference Call on Clean, Fair and Transparent Elections Tuesday, February 20th:Please join us for an URGENT National Conference Call on creative and coordinated action to insure voter protection for all citizens. While many voter rights' organizations have signed on to the Holt bill, PDA distinguishes itself by joining more than 30 leading non-partisan Election Integrity organizations, which are demanding more of a Senate and House where Democrats now control the majority.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, October 24, 2006
Come See "Stealing America: Vote by Vote" for free! Evanston coffee house shows Saturday, October 28th.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, December 5, 2006
Make DC Voting Rights Act Happen "Without Further Delay." That's the headline of an editorial this morning in the Washington Post. Here's more: "The people of the District of Columbia shouldn't have to wait another minute, let alone another month, to get the full voting representation in government that is their due as Americans."
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, December 11, 2006
Fixing Tennessee's Voting Problems -- you can help The following is an invitation to an important meeting to be held in Nashville tomorrow evening (Tuesday, December 12) regarding the integrity of our voting process and what we must do to protect and preserve it. Tennessee was in the national news this past election day for widespread voting problems, including long lines, lost registrations, voting machine "glitches" and many other problems.
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, December 9, 2006
Steve Heller on Internet Radio on Monday, December 11 For those of you who have been holding their breath for the inside skedooley in the Diebold Whistleblower Case...
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, March 7, 2007
Transpartisan Coalition Calls for Whistleblower Hearings Petition with strong left-right support headed to Capitol Hill
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, December 6, 2006
Demand Election Reform in Congress' First 100 Hours From Democracy For America: Let's build on this momentum. Last week we circulated a petition calling on Speaker of the House-elect Nancy Pelosi to put paper ballots on the agenda in the new Congress' first 100 hours. Can you help us send her an overwhelming message?

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