Archive for May, 2014

Worthy Actions for 05-29-14

Sign the petition: Join the Call for a Constitutional Amendment to Overturn the U.S. Supreme Court’s Anti-Democratic McCutcheon v. FEC and Citizens United v. FEC Rulings
Watch the video: This Is Our Moment: Elizabeth Warren calls on all of us to fight for our shared progressive values

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Worthy Actions for 05-28-14

Sign the petition (Californians): Help protect California because more oil has been spilled from rail in the last year than in the last four decades combined?

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Worthy Actions for 05-16-14

Sign the petition “Big Banks still swagger through Washington,” she said, highlighting the injustice of Wall Street lobbyists tilting policy to the whims of the one percent, even as working families are still struggling in the aftermath of the Great Recession.  Support Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s bipartisan 21st Century Glass-Steagall Act.

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Worthy Actions for 05-15-14

Sign the petition below: As the Washington Post reported today, the FCC has been “flooded” with emails and phone calls demanding that it back off its plan to undo net neutrality and open up Internet slow-and-fast lanes that prioritize profits over communications. Over 50,000 people sent emails via RootsAction and Demand Progress.  But the FCC has just voted to roll ahead with its plan, even while giving lip service to the public pressure against it.

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Worthy Actions for 05-14-14

Tell your Senators to support the Smarter Sentencing Act.  In the coming weeks, the U.S. Senate could vote on legislation that would reform disastrous mandatory minimum drug sentencing policies that put so many people behind bars.

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Worthy Actions for 05-13-14

Join Robert Redford in telling President Obama to put the Arctic off-limits to oil drilling by Shell and other oil companies.

Sign the “Move to Amend” petition
 which is a Motion to Amend the US Constitution”One of the most important things we could do.

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Worthy Actions for 05-12-14

Urge the EPA to help protect America’s pollinators by denying Syngenta and Dow’s registrations for new uses and amended tolerances.
Ask Google to get out of ALEC: Google is still a dues-paying member of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC)—and a new law backed by ALEC has just ruined the market for rooftop solar here in Oklahoma, creating an uncertain future for my company and others



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Worthy Actions for 05-10-14

Sign the petition to demand that Google, Facebook, and Yelp have the courage to cut their ties with ALEC immediately!

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Worthy Actions for 05-09-14

Tell Arizona: Don’t punish people for creating solar energy!
All across the country, ALEC the secretive, right-wing legislation factory funded by the oil billionaire Koch Brothers and greedy corporations like Peabody Energy and Chevron — has been quietly attacking clean energy at every turn. The new Arizona regulations smell a lot like ALEC’s bills, and are even backed by ALEC members.

Save bees from a highly toxic pesticide: Tell the EPA to deny Dow AgroScience’s application to expand the registration of the bee-killing pesticide sulfoxaflor now.

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Worthy Actions for 05-08-14

Fracking water contamination:  Demand the reopening of investigations into drinking water contamination from fracking in Dimock, PA, Parker County, TX and Pavilion, WY.  Call EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy at 888-660-2594.

Tell Senator Feinstein: Stop siding with corporate agriculture interests.  Sign the petition if in CA:

Support James Risen Because We Support a Free Press.

The U.S. government is insisting that New York Times “national security” reporter James Risen reveal a confidential source — or go to jail. Risen says he won’t capitulate.  Now you can let this journalist and top government officials know that you’re in solidarity with his brave stand for a free press.  Sign the petition:

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