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Mar 19, 2010

Weekly Mulch: Bad news climate bill

Alison Hamm
Sens. John Kerry (D-MA), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), and Joe Lieberman (I-CT) met with industry groups Wednesday evening to discuss their much anticipated tripartisan climate legislation.
Blog
Mar 18, 2010

Weekly Diaspora: No sleep 'till march on Washington

Erin Rosa
This Sunday, tens of thousands of people plan to march on the National Mall in Washington, DC in an effort to persuade Congress and the Obama administration to tackle immigration reform in 2010.
News
Mar 15, 2010

What Obama can learn from Chavez

Mukoma Wa Ngugi
This president has forgotten to use the people-power that brought him into office to get his agenda accomplished. He should copy the Venezuelan president's communication style.
Blog
Mar 9, 2010

Weekly Audit: Doomsday for the CFPA?

Alison Hamm
Just when the Democrats need to be tougher than ever on financial reform, Senate Banking Committee Chair Sen. Chris Dodd, seems to have given up completely.
Blog
Mar 3, 2010

Weekly Pulse: Obama to push for reconciliation

Lindsay Beyerstein
oday, President Barack Obama will deliver a speech to Congress outlining his plan to move forward on health care reform. The president is expected to advocate the use of budget reconciliation.
Podcast
Feb 24, 2010

U.S. military budget for 2010 climbs to $744 billion

Redeye
Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, military bases around the world, the nuclear weapons program -- all this adds up to a budget that leaves nothing for foreign aid or for tackling climate change.
Columnists
Feb 17, 2010

Barack Obama is going nuclear

Barack Obama announced the initial $8 billion in loan guarantees for construction of the first new nuclear power plants in the United States in close to three decades.
Blog
Feb 16, 2010

Weekly Audit: More jobs please

Zach Carter
One year after President Barack Obama secured passage of his critical economic stimulus package, the U.S. Senate is finally taking anther look at how to create jobs and repair the economy.
Podcast
Feb 6, 2010

Courting Disaster: Fear of a democratic planet

I Read The News Today, Oh Boy!
A U.S senator claims the Constitution only protects citizens, and corporations have new election powers, and people protest due process then you know it is fear of a democratic planet.
Activist Toolkit

Code Pink

rabblepedia
Code Pink is a women-led grassroots solidarity initiative that opposes militarism.
Forum topic

U.S. immigration decree and its effects

I thought it might be useful to start up a new thread for this issue, because it has a lot of implications here (and elsewhere) and I thought it would get lost in the Trump administration thread.

http://www.ledevoair.com/societe/actualites-en-societe/491133/frapper-un...

Ms Fadwa Aloui, a Canadian citizen born in Fèz, Morocco, her cousin and her two children were headed in her car to a shopping trip in Burlington (Vermont, I assume?) and they were interrogated for a long time at the US border. She was asked about the mosque she attended, her imam and what she thought of Trump!

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