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Dear Show-Me Staters, can we impeach or recall Senators, like Roy Blunt??


Dear Mr. Stoda, Thank you for your letter reg arding U.S. policy toward Iran. As you know, Iran’s government has a history of consistently disregarding the international community’s warnings to halt support for international terrorism and abandon their nuclear program.  … Continue reading

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Stop Congress from Defunding the VA at this Junction


Resources ‘White House Threatens Veto on VA Reform Bill’-Military Times Additional Resources Donate Today Contact IVAW Dear Kevin, Over the last couple of days, we have become aware of legislation that will be voted on by Congress, as soon as today, … Continue reading

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“You have to understand, that no one puts their children in a boat unless the water is safer than the land.” Somali-British poet Warsan Shire


“You have to understand, that no one puts their children in a boat unless the water is safer than the land.” Somali-British poet Warsan Shire  “The sea went black,” said Doaa. “I heard people screaming, and water crashing. I felt … Continue reading

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Management at Bagan Hotel River View in Myanmar responds to international campaign with new rights abuses


In response to theinternational campaignlaunched by the IUF to defend basic trade union rights at the upscale Bagan Hotel River View in Myanmar (Burma), management is now screening job applicants to identify potential union supporters. Applicants are asked if they … Continue reading

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Paradise Burning Why We All Need to Learn the Word “Anthropogenic”: The wettest rainforest in the continental United States had gone up in flames and the smoke was so thick, so blanketing, that you could see it miles away


Tomgram: Subhankar Banerjee, Fire at World’s End Normally, Americans love breaking records. (“We’re number one! We’re number one!”) But the latest records to come out of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration should make anyone’s heart sink. Here’s how the … Continue reading

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Senate Recognizes Whistleblower Appreciation Day


While congress sleeps and plays with Taxpayers dollars…–kas National Whistleblowers Center P.O. Box 25074 Washington, D.C. 20027 http://www.whistleblowers.org FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Mary Jane Wilmoth (202) 342-1902 mjw@whistleblowers.org Paul Lyons p.lyons@whistleblowers.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Senate Recognizes Whistleblower Appreciation Day Washington, … Continue reading

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Botched NY Times story risks the paper’s “fundamental credibility,” right-wing media have taken over the GOP, and more…


Kevin, Here are some other things I’ve read this week: Imani Gandy on an anti-choice perversion, Gregory Krieg on what’s dominating media coverage, Jordan Weissmann on income inequality, and Adi Robertson on what enables hate speech. John Whitehouse @existentialfish NY … Continue reading

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“Bad Analogies Abounding on Iran Deal” & the ” Unreality of the Iran-Nuke Fight”


Note: The following articles were chosen for the various kinds of light they shed on the nuclear agreement signed by the US and its negotiating partners with Iran, and by the efforts of critics in the US Congress to torpedo … Continue reading

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U.S. State Department’s Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP Report) is a vital tool but a series of calculated political decisions in the 2015 TIP Report, released Monday, allowed some countries to rise and others to fall based not a strict-but-fair assessment of their anti-trafficking efforts, but on the political priorities of the Obama Administration


Dear Kevin, The U.S. State Department’s Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP Report) is a vital tool with which human rights organizations, unions, and others committed to the fight against human trafficking can hold governments accountable for their efforts to prevent … Continue reading

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August 2015 is Nuclear Free Future Month


Dear Supporter, Please take a moment to read and share this update from UFPJ: United For Peace and Justice is taking part in Peace and Planet Summer by participating in commemorations of the 70th anniversaries of the U.S. atomic bombings of … Continue reading

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