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January 11, 2006
This analysis finds that retail behemoth Wal-Mart Inc. sucked more than $20 billion out of local economies across America this holiday season.
According to country star Garth Brooks, “it’s great to work for Wal-Mart.” But if he found out how Wal-Mart really treats its workers, he’d discover he’s got “Friends with Low Wages.” Check out American Rights at Work’s new flash cartoon; then tell Wal-Mart to clean up its act and end its unionbusting ways.
Learn how you can participate in an international, all-media, juried art show to foster the creation of new and already created artwork on the death penalty and to encourage and enhance civic engagement and dialogue about the death penalty.
Tell the Environmental Protection Agency and Congress to keep the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) intact. TRI changes will leave communities at greater risk from toxic chemicals. The deadline to submit comments is Friday, January 13 so act today!
On January 19, 2006 the state of Texas is scheduled to execute Julius Jerome Murphy. Urge Governor Perry not to execute Murphy, an African American, who was tried by an all white jury.
On January 20, 2006 the state of North Carolina is scheduled to execute Perrie Dyon Simpson. Simpson's confession was obtained illegally and in an atmosphere of coercion. Contact the Governor of North Carolina to stop the execution of Simpson.
Judge Alito’s brand of Establishment Clause jurisprudence would bring about radical results, with potentially devastating consequences for the separation of church and state as we know it. Please urge your Senators to oppose Samuel Alito.
Join the fight for high quality and affordable health care for all in Colorado.
Contact CNN and ask them why Bennett's conservative misinformation has earned him a place on a major cable news outlet.
Unfair restrictions prevent New Orleans homeowners from saving their homes. Tell FEMA to change policies that prevent New Orleans residents from saving their homes.
President Bush made a recess appointment of Ellen Sauerbrey to be Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration, circumventing Congressional opposition to her appointment. Sauerbrey is a staunch opponent of reproductive rights, and has no experience handling refugee and crisis situations.
For several years, feminists have urged that the number of international peacekeeping (ISAF) troops in Afghanistan be increased and that they be deployed throughout the nation. The U.S. has now announced that in the summer of 2006 it will reduce its troop presence and transfer power in southern Afghanistan to ISAF, which will increase its numbers from 9,000 to 15,000.
When the terror suspects held at Guantanamo Bay prison are brought before United States military judges this week, among them will be a minor captured as an "enemy combatant" by the U.S. army in Afghanistan some three years ago.
The National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL) gave Alito a "not qualified" rating. According to NAWL’s release announcing its “not qualified” rating, “[o]n those women’s rights issues that he has addressed, Judge Alito has shown a disinclination to protect or advance women’s rights."
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