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Justin Amash is the loneliest Republican in Congress (tags)
Justin Amash is the loneliest Republican in Congress
War Within California's 46th CD (tags)
Violence and dirty politics accompany the establishment candidate as he fights to rise past fifth place,
A Call to Action: End the Siege on Black Lives (tags)
Black History Month Community Meeting
What is the American Left? (tags)
The Black Congressional Caucus and the Progressive Caucus, and a handful of old and new Senators (Warren of Masschusetts and Sanders of Vermont) represent continuity in articulating the traditions of the New Deal and the Great Society. So do a number of Governors...
Obama’s Still Shopping for a Grand Bargain (tags)
President Obama’s recent closed-door sessions with Republican congressmen to reach a “grand bargain” has roused suspiciously little attention in the mainstream media. What scant reporting has occurred presents the following narrative: President Obama is a “middle ground” politician attempting to breach political divides with erstwhile Republican opponents. In reality these meetings are not between political opposites, but kindred spirits; perfectly matched ideologies that differ only in implementation, and only by degrees.
California Democratic Party and Child Slavery (tags)
Children are worked long hours by the Democratic Party without pay. Their reward is often theft of their works and abuse from the people running the party.
Are you a friend/family of an undocumented immigrant? (tags)
Come and sign a petition urging Obama to pass a comprehensive immigration reform. The petition will be delivered to the President by members of the Hispanic Congressional Caucus at teh end of March 2009.
Anti-Authoritarian People of Color at the Earth First! Rondy (tags)
Shout out to ALL Anti-Authoritarian People of Color for a caucus or two at the Earth First! Summer Rendevous! All Anti-Authoritarian People of Color (APOC) are invited to attend two proposed caucuses at the Earth First! Summer Rendevous in Athens, OH. The first proposed APOC caucus is for Friday, July 4th starting at 12 PM noon (during lunch) and the second on Saturday, July 5th (during lunch). Shout out to Anti-Authoritarian People of Color for a caucus or two at the Earth First! Summer Rendevous!
Black Presidential Candidate Speaks Out (tags)
Following the Iowa caucus, the Los Angeles Free Press posted its exclusive interview with the first Negro to campaign for the U.S. Presidency.
Anti-Authoritarian People of Color caucus at the School of the Americas (SOA) protest (tags)
CALLING ALL ANTI-AUTHORITARIAN / ANARCHIST PEOPLE OF COLOR (APOC) for an Anti-Authoritarian People of Color caucus at the convergence to Shut Down the School of the Americas (SOA/WHINSEC).
JOHN BROWN CAUCUS of SDS/MDS on the NYPD Murder-Shooting (tags)
The John Brown Caucus of SDS/MDS says FIGHT STATE RACISM! STOP THE MURDERS!
The elephant has spoken (tags)
And he said Hoyer
The elephant says... (tags)
Let Hoyer rule
AIPAC and Emanuel (tags)
We can't allow the Israelis and their supporters to run America anymore.
Hidden Costs of the Iraqi War Exposed (tags)
As of Oct. 3, 2006, the Iraqi War has led to the deaths of 2,720 U.S. military personnel, cost taxpayers $331.1 billion, while Iraqi civilian casualties are estimated at over 100,000. However, there are also “hidden costs” to this awful conflict. Some were revealed at a Capitol Hill “Iraq Forum” on Sept. 26, 2006. They are the costs to the children of Iraq; to the Iraqi War Veterans; and to the American taxpayers, who are stuck with the tab, while other economic and social priorities go unanswered.
US Rep. Maxine Waters (CA-35): End War in Iraq! Bring The Troops Home! (tags)
PRESS RELEASE: Waters is Chair of the Out of Iraq Caucus. The group explains its plans to end the war and to bring the troops home.
King Would be Proud of Rep. Barbara Lee! (tags)
On April 27, 2006, a Forum was held on Capitol Hill by the House of Representatives’ “Out of Iraq Caucus,” whose purpose is to end the Iraqi War and bring all the troops home. A leading Caucus members, Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA), also testified. She said there were no WMD in Iraq and that Osama bin Laden had no connections to 9/11, Iraq or Saddam Hussein. Lee said the Bush-Cheney Gang must answer to the people: “Why did [they] do it?”
CYNTHIA MCKINNEY: A Tale of Two Members of Congress & the Police – by Jeffrey Blankfort (tags)
The Democrat Party leadership was overjoyed when McKinney was defeated for re-election in 2002. After she had served five terms, AIPAC decided to make an example of her for having criticized Israel's treatment of the Palestinians. ...The Democrats were, in turn, mortified two years later when, without their help, the plucky McKinney ran and was re-elected to her seat. ...To show the party's displeasure, McKinney was denied the return of her seniority by a tight-lipped Nancy Pelosi, the San Francisco congresswoman who serves as the Democrats' minority House whip. ...McKinney, of course, is African-American, and one of the few members of the Congressional Black Caucus who has not been cowed into submission by the Democratic Party and the only one who has refused to genuflect to the Israel lobby. ...To make matters worse – for McKinney, not for the pursuit of truth and justice – she has refused to accept the official Bush administration explanation of the events of 9-11.
THE MCKINNEY AFFAIR – by Glen Ford and Peter Gamble (tags)
In the aftermath of McKinney’s run-in with a Capitol Hill police officer, we have witnessed an orgy of unadulterated defamation that is actually directed at Black women in general. ...So virulent and shameless have been the attacks on McKinney – spewing caricatures of the six-term lawmaker that reflect whites’ own hallucinatory visions of Black people – it leads us to conclude that racists are conducting a kind of ritual, an exorcism to cast the “militant Black” out of the national polity, once and for all. Disgustingly, a number of Black voices have joined mob, in order to prove that they are reasonable and trustworthy Negroes who won’t intrude on white folks’ illusions of innocence. ...Most distressingly, the McKinney affair dramatically demonstrates that the Congressional Black Caucus has been eviscerated as a body. ...CBC Chair Mel Watt, Nancy Pelosi's poodle, attempted to enforce his mistress's wish that McKinney appear utterly isolated and alone.
Maxine Waters teaches about the Downing Street Memo (tags)
Washington, DC - Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-35) announced that she will be the featured speaker at a town hall meeting and teach-in on the third anniversary of the Downing Street Memo this Saturday, July 23rd at the Covenant Worship Center, 425 S. La Brea Avenue in Inglewood, California from noon until 3:00 pm.
Press release about 7/23 Downing Street Teachin (tags)
Congresswoman Maxine Waters Featured Speaker at Teach-In On Downing Street Memo This Saturday
Mexico Poststamp Denounced (tags)
A Caucus of the Chicano Movement has Denounced Mexican Stamp
Phone, email, and other info on key RNC staff - FORWARD EVERYWHERE!!! (tags)
3 Pro-Queer/Queer Anarchists Arrested at Chicago Gay Pride, facing felonies, need support! (tags)
Action Alert - Western Shoshone: War not just in Iraq (tags)
Crescent Valley, NV - The United States Congressmen are mirroring the same deceptive tactics in Western Shoshone territory in Nevada as in Iraq, said Western Shoshone as legislation was pushed to compensate tribal members for Aboriginal land in an effort to seize it and open it up for mining, energy and nuclear corporations. While Western Shoshone maintain their Aboriginal land claim secured by the Treaty of Ruby Valley of 1863, their sacred Yucca Mountain is being gutted for nuclear dumping, their horses and cattle seized to make way for geothermal industries and the earth mutilated for gold extraction. "If the war on terrorism is about protecting this country, then why is our own government trying to take away our homelands?" said Mary McCloud, Western Shoshone elder.
Don't Order the Fettucini (tags)
a personal account of the Iowa Caucus experience: riding the "Peace Train" to Iowa with the Kucinich campaign, and discovering the not-so pretty truth about the electoral process ... 1682 words
Racism, the Left, and Pacifica Radio (tags)
The writer ,a staff candidate for DC's WPFW's listener station board and a member of the DC Justice and Unity Caucus, gives a summary of the recent history of conflict within Pacifa radio network and some of the issues in its ongoing elections.
The FCC Rolls Over (tags)
Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Black Caucus and Asian Pacific Congress called the FCC's rules "a blow to diversity" undermining regulations "intended to promote minority participation, and preserve multiple media voices and opinions"
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Press Conference (tags)
Press conference on Republicans' attempt to link migration and immigration policies to Mexico's cooperation with US oil interests.
Kucinich answers controversial issues (tags)
Sent: Friday, May 02, 2003 11:57 AM For many, anti-war presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich is the best person to help Democrats find their voice in time for 2004 By Joe Piasecki
Lavender Green Caucus Releases a Statement Opposing War on Iraq (tags)
The caucus, representing lesbian, gay, bi, trans, and intersex Greens, issues a sharp critique of U.S. military policies