Late last month, second-term congressman Bruce Braley of Iowa announced the formation of the Populist Caucus in the 111th Congress, a group organized around advocacy for the following principles:
Creating Good Jobs and a Secure Retirement: Creating and retaining good-paying jobs in America, providing fair wages, proper benefits, a level playing field at the negotiating [...]
Whoever Schlap is, she or he has a great way of interweaving images and ideas. I like it.
If Dennis Kucinich really wants a Department of Peace, and isn’t just trying to make a statement, then he needs to withdraw his legislation, cut it down to bare essentials, and introduce it again. [...]
On Sunday, December 21 in Columbus Ohio, it was a mere 9 degrees out and the wind was blowing at enough of a clip to shove the wind chill below zero. And yet five hardy souls stood at the corner of 15th Avenue and High Street as they have every week for five long years [...]
Activism against weapons merchant Raytheon in Bristol, UK. Is it just me, or do these Brits have a bit more activist backbone than we Americans these days? [...]
Agence France-Presse gave a curious headline yesterday: Rice to make yet another push for peace in Middle East. Rice, in their article, is not the wetland grain, but rather Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice.
When I read that headline, I thought about it for a minute. I concentrated. I tried to remember – when exactly [...]
It’s a little tiny spark, and I have no idea whether it will catch and start a fire. But it is a spark nonetheless. A group called Columbus for Peace that has no apparent web presence has called for Ohioans to converge on the State Capitol Building at the corner of High Street and Broad [...]
Last night, I encountered the latest McCain-Palin slogan on their campaign website:
Peregrin Wood has already covered the creepy cult-like aspects of the phrase “Country First.” But what about “Reform, Prosperity, Peace?”
Reform? Under the rule of George W. Bush and the Republican-controlled Congress, consumer protections were dismantled, civil liberties squashed, lobbyists hugged, ethics [...]
Through the action of Million Doors for Peace, a coalition of organizations are encouraging Americans to talk to their neighbors about the serious ongoing problems with the war in Iraq, and gather signatures for a petition requesting legislation in Congress that requires “specific date to bring U.S. troops home from Iraq within a year.” [...]