Whenever someone buys one of our sweatshop-free shirts at Skreened, we set aside a dollar to donate to a domestic political cause and another dollar to donate to charity for overseas assistance.
This time, we’ve sent a donation to Charity:Water to help build sanitary water systems in impoverished communities, because despite what some people insist, [...]
Take a tally! Look at what I promised during the campaign. There’s not a single thing that I’ve said that I would do that I have not either done or tried to do. And if I haven’t gotten it done yet, I’m still trying to do it.
– President Barack Obama, December 7 2010
Have you been involved in just about any activist events in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania over the past twelve months? If your answer to this questions is “Yes,” then you might have been spied on by contractors for the Pennsylvania Office of Homeland Security. Here’s what you can do about it:
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GOOOH (Get Out Of Our House) is an effort headed by an ex-Dell executive to elect its own slate of candidates to the House of Representatives in 2012. Yesterday, I found out that GOOOH prohibits anyone from running for office under its banner if they have given money to the American Civil Liberties Union.
When you buy a sweatshop-free t-shirt from Irregular Times, you do more than spread a liberal message across your chest. You help support liberal causes, too. For every shirt we sell, we donate a dollar to a worthy liberal cause.
In November of 2009, Antonio Musumeci was arrested and repeatedly harassed by Department of Homeland [...]
Man, I wish I could be there to watch. The Bill of Rights Defense Committee has organized a debate between Mike German (former FBI agent and current counsel at the ACLU) and David Gersten and Juliette Kayyem of the Department of Homeland Security.
The topic of this debate: Fusion Centers. The BORDC frames the [...]
It seems that the Alachua County Schools allow only messages that praise religious beliefs, while banning messages that criticize religious beliefs – an unfairly skewed form of censorship. [...]
Politicians come, go, and sway with the wind. But the American Civil Liberties Union remains a consistent advocate of civil liberties, even when those civil liberties are being used by those who would undo the freedoms of others. I admire the way that the ACLU defends the rights of those with whom it disagrees.