Stand with Sen. Bernie Sanders: Expand Social Security. Republicans in Washington are desperate to completely dismantle Social Security, but a commonsense proposal by progressive champion Sen.
Bernie Sanders could stop them in their tracks. Sen. Sanders’ simple plan would force millionaires and billionaires to pay their fair share by lifting the cap on payroll taxes, which would extend the life of Social Security for generations and expand the program to even more Americans. Social Security is the nation’s most popular and most effective program. Index. By joining our network, you’ll get the latest news on saving species and wild places, our weekly e-newsletter, and the most important actions to take in our fight to protect our planet and wildlife.
Fifteen Federal Lawmakers From Eight Western States Plotting to Seize, Dismantle, Destroy and Privatize America's Public Lands The United States holds more than 600 million acres of stunning public lands in trust for the American public. Mur de Trump : La France ne sera pas complice ! Sign and send: Stop Trumps cabinet of polluters. TRUMP ÉNORMÉMENT. Introduction – When Money Talks by Derek Cressman. The Crisis of Broken Politics We know now that government by organized money is just as dangerous as government by organized mob.
—Franklin D. Roosevelt. Tell Congress: OVERTURN Citizens United. Target: Members of Congress Goal: Pass an amendment to the US Constitution overturning the Supreme Court decisions like Citizens United that have opened the floodgates of unlimited money in our elections.
It’s urgent that we save our democracy from the scourge of big money unleashed by Supreme Court decisions like Citizens United v. What policies should the WFP Delegate Team fight for at the Democratic Convention? Amy Goodman : les médias pourrissent les élections. Tell Congress: Stop the Revolving Door between Wall Street and Washington. Stop the revolving door between Wall Street and Washington by prohibiting the practice of incentivizing private sector employees to take jobs in the government, making federal employees recuse themselves for two years in cases involving their former employers, and closing the lobbyist loophole.
Why is this important? I believe our economy should work for middle class families and not just the 1%. Unfortunately, it's hard to level the playing field when Wall Street CEOs and Hedge Fund Managers are writing their own rules. That's why I'm leading the effort to stop Wall Street's revolving door and am proud to have Senators Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, and Barbara Mikulski join my fight. The Financial Services Conflict of Interest Act would prohibit the practice of incentivizing private sector employees to take jobs in the government, make federal employees recuse themselves for two years in cases involving their former employers, and close the lobbyist loophole. Tell Congress: Stop the Revolving Door between Wall Street and Washington.
Tell the Secret Service: Stop Abusing Journalists and Policing Free Speech. Bernie Sanders’ climate plan would be awesome if he had a friendly Congress, but he won’t. In a move epitomizing his campaign’s often-questionable political strategy, Sen.
Bernie Sanders of Vermont released his climate change plan during the U.N. climate negotiations in Paris. Stop Charter's Takeover of Time Warner Cable. Can you catch me up to speed on this?
"More competition would be better. " That's what FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler told a room of Big Cable executives earlier this year at an industry gathering — not long after Comcast's attempt to merge with Time Warner Cable failed spectacularly in the face of public outrage. Why Is It So Hard To Prosecute Police for Homicide? Many Americans are shocked to see the grand jury fail to indict the police officer who shot and killed Tamir Rice.
Time to hold Big Pharma accountable. Big Pharma is out of control.
Prices are skyrocketing and the biggest companies are raking in billions while sick people can barely afford the medicine they need.1 Hedge fund “Pharma Bros” are buying up desperately needed drugs and jacking up the price.2 And just a few weeks ago, Pfizer and Allergen merged in one of the biggest tax-dodging corporate restructures in history.3. President Obama's Legacy. President Obama's Legacy. President Obama's Legacy. Friends of the Earth: The Biggest Jobs on Earth. Dailykos. Today in America, shamefully, we have more people in jail than any other country on earth.
We must recreate our criminal justice system, but we cannot do that as long as corporations are allowed to profit from mass incarceration. I have recently introduced legislation that will put an end to for-profit prisons. My bill will bar federal, state, and local governments from contracting with private companies who manage prisons, jails, or detention facilities. Tell Congress: Ban private for-profit prisons. Sen.
People For the American Way. Friends of the Earth. Will Big Oil Keep Its Subsidies in a Fiscal-Cliff Deal? Fair Elections for New York – Fair Elections for New York. Billionaire CEO Threatens To Fire Employees If Obama Wins. Written by Scott Keyes The CEO of a massive timeshare company sent an email about the upcoming election to his employees yesterday, threatening to fire some of them if President Obama wins re-election. David Siegel, who owns Florida-based Westgate Resorts, sent an email to all his employees yesterday to discuss the upcoming election. Super PAC Tuesday. Candidates: Corporations are not people, and money is not speech. Support a Constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United. Sign here: Super PACs spent a whopping $12 million on TV ads in the states that voted on Super Tuesday. Republican presidential Super PACs have already spent more on the 2012 elections than all Super PACs spent in 2010. Combined. Romney To Nevadans: I Don't Know 'What The Purpose Is' Of Public Lands (Hint: They Pump $1 Billion Into the State Economy)
Changes in Murdoch's Media Empire Amid Hacking Scandal. Anthony.J.HILDER interview 1/3. Anthony.J.HILDER interview 2/3 - Vidéo Dailymotion#rel-page-1# Anthony.J.HILDER interview 3/3 - Vidéo Dailymotion#rel-page-2# Putsch militaire aux Etats-Unis ? Obama offre l’exécutif au Pentagone. Fight to keep big money out of political campaigns. As we watch the numbers of Occupy Wall Street protesters dwindle, understandably so with the advent of the winter months and cold weather, many may think or even wish that they have gone away, but the 99 percent movement is far from dead. Banks Spent Billions on Lobbying. Wikileaks Dumps Yet More Data; A Nobel For Manning? Wikileaks dumped another huge trove of data — specifically, five million emails from Statfor Global Intelligence, a global geopolitical analysis firm — on Sunday night. Dow Chemical Pays Corporate Spies to Track Activist Group.