Monthly Archives: November 2017

How To Wield Influence And Sell Weaponry In Washington


How To Wield Influence And Sell Weaponry In Washington NOVEMBER  2017 by William Hartung Until recently, few of us woke up worrying about the threat of nuclear war. Such dangers seemed like Cold War relics, associated with outmoded practices like … Continue reading

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Call your representative and senators NOW and demand a NO vote for this giveaway to the rich while limiting the deduction on state and local taxes


Kevin, Your House member is a potential deciding vote as Congress votes on the Trump tax cut for corporations and billionaires as early as this week. The current version of the legislation limits state and local tax deductibility for working … Continue reading

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Trotz neuer Medien ist Vinyl weiterhin gefragt. Auch eine deutsche Firma produziert die schwarzen oder auch bunten Scheiben wieder.


ALLTAGSDEUTSCH – PODCAST Im Schallplattenwerk Sie war früher der einzige Tonträger für Musikgenuss: die Schallplatte. Trotz neuer Medien ist Vinyl weiterhin gefragt. Auch eine deutsche Firma produziert die schwarzen oder auch bunten Scheiben wieder. Im Schallplattenwerk DAS SAGT MAN SO! … Continue reading

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   ⇒ Latino youth (77.8%) are more likely than all youth (70%) to face poverty, neglect, abuse, or household dysfunction (i.e., divorce, violence). 28% of Latino kids suffer four or more of these traumas.    ⇒ Latino kids exposed to many traumas tend to have higher obesity rates, future health issues, aggression, and substance use. They also have lower language, literacy, and math skills.    ⇒ Only 40% of Latino kids participate in preschool programs vs. 53% of white kids.


4 in 5 Latino kids suffer a life-changing trauma. Whether its neglect, abuse, poverty, or household dysfunction, 77% of Latino kids suffer one childhood trauma and 28% suffer four or more traumas and lack the environment they need for healthy … Continue reading

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Over 80% of the fish caught are illegal catches–worldwide


Up to 1 in 5 Fish Sold Is Illegally Caught Illegal fishing is depleting fish populations, robbing communities of livelihoods, and may coincide with smuggling, trafficking, and other crimes. But now we have new tools to stop it. See how … Continue reading

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Donald Trump just put one of the Most Famous Torture Advocates in his Administration


Kevin, Donald Trump just put one of the most infamous torture advocates in his administration. Steven Bradbury’s confirmation to a top Department of Transportation post undermines the progress we’ve made since the Bush years and goes against our most basic … Continue reading

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Where are you on the road through Jerusalem to Jericho?


Brian McLaren is Calling All #SoulsToEnroll: Health Care for All. Jarrod McKenna issues An Altar Call to Support the Captives on Manus. Brittany Winn Lee gives us Hope’s Drums: A Call and Response Litany. Jesus replied, “A man was going … Continue reading

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Is Life for Women in Afghanistan Changing?


A Woman’s Place is Changing in Afghanistan Thanks to Parween There is a saying in Afghanistan, “Women should stay home or in the grave.” This sentiment is a remnant of the Taliban-era, when women could be whipped in public for … Continue reading

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Many Farmers are Thankful and Looking to Meet Climate Change Gas Reduction Targets


24 U.S. Farmer Organizations Aiming to Hit Paris Agreement Goals It’s been a busy week—last week I had the chance to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and speak on a panel about the … Continue reading

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GOP bill isn’t just about lining the pockets of the already-rich- it’s about taking away healthcare from working families, sending jobs overseas, and cutting Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security and other vital services


Website: http://www.progressivecongressactionfund.org Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ProgressiveCongress Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/ProgCongressAct Dear Kevin, We just came back from a great rally in D.C. demanding #NotOnePenny in more tax cuts for millionaires, billionaires, and giant corporations. The government should be working to improve the lives of … Continue reading

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