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  January 2006

Tuesday, January 31

  • 11:32 PM
    Friends of the Earth: Bush Speech Waste of Energy

  • 11:32 PM
    Service Employees International Union: Statement by Secretary-Treasurer Anna Burger on President Bush's State of the Union Address

  • 11:30 PM
    MoveOn.org: President Continues on the Wrong Track in Iraq and at Home

  • 5:07 PM
    Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey: Progressive Caucus "REAL" State of the Union

  • 4:19 PM
    Nuclear Information and Resource Service: Bush Nuclear Reprocessing Plan No Waste Solution

  • 3:39 PM
    Union of Concerned Scientists: What Bush Means When He Says Nuclear Power

  • 2:46 PM
    Feminist Majority: Alito Confirmation Must Be a Wake-Up Call

  • 2:35 PM
    Congressman Dennis Kucinich: Our Union In A State Of Great Peril

  • 2:15 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Assessments of the State of the Union Address

  • 11:46 AM
    Violence Policy Center: Goleta, California, Postal Shooting Latest Example of Unique Facilitating Role Guns Play in Murder-Suicide

  • 11:46 AM
    National Lawyers Guild Welcomes the Liberation of Haitian Political Prisoner Rev. Gerard Jean-Juste

  • 11:46 AM
    Environmental Working Group: Senate Asbestos Bailout Bill Helps Libby Mine Workers, Neighbors, Denies Help to Workers Who Processed Libby Ore

  • 11:43 AM
    Sierra Club: Alito Confirmation Puts Clean Water, Air Laws at Risk

  • 11:41 AM
    Amnesty International: Public Safeguards Fail to Protect the Severely Mentally Ill From Committing Violent Crimes or Being Executed

  • 11:00 AM
    Social Policy Magazine Publishes Special Feature on Wal-Mart Organizing

  • 10:42 AM
    People for the American Way: Honoring Coretta Scott King

  • 10:25 AM
    School of the Americas Watch: 17 Sentenced to Prison as Trials Continue for Human Rights Advocates

  • 3:46 AM
    WantToKnow.info: Revealing News Articles: Energy Reserves, FDA Collusion, War Machine, More


    Monday, January 30

  • 9:29 PM
    CODEPINK / Women Say No to War Campaign: Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez is 30,000th Signer

  • 8:16 PM
    OMB Watch: Graham Weakened Needed Safeguards While Gutting Federal Capacity to Protect Public

  • 6:20 PM
    NOW President Calls Cloture Vote the Only Alito Vote that Counts

  • 6:17 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Oil Profits

  • 5:01 PM
    Environmental Working Group: Expert Panel Urges EPA to Strengthen Safety Review of Teflon Chemical

  • 3:32 PM
    Oxfam America, Coldplay Promote Awareness of Unfair Trade Rules on Coldplay's U.S. Tour

  • 3:19 PM
    Public Citizen: USG Corp. Bankruptcy Agreement Shows How Asbestos Trust Fund Will Hurt Victims, Allow Companies to Reap Huge Windfalls

  • 3:19 PM
    National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Applauds Senators' Call for Filibuster;Urges Senate to Reject Samuel Alito Nomination

  • 3:19 PM
    Human Rights Watch: Afghanistan: Civilian Life Must Be Donor Priority

  • 3:19 PM
    Human Rights Watch: Occupied Palestinian Territories: Hamas Must Order Permanent End to Civilian Attacks

  • 2:17 PM
    Fellowship of Reconciliation: Mending the State of Disunion

  • 2:17 PM
    National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP): Philanthropic Watchdog Raises Grave Concerns About Continuing Lobbyist and Politician Abuse of Foundations and Nonprofits

  • 11:58 AM
    CREW Sues DHS Over Continuing Katrina Cover-Up; Bush Administration Fails to Provide Docs on Inadequate Preparedness and Response to Disaster

  • 11:29 AM
    School of the Americas Watch: Trials Begin in Georgia for 32 Human Rights Activists

  • 11:25 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility: Special Counsel "Results" Report Omits The Results

  • 10:32 AM
    Greens Urge Democrats to Filibuster the Alito Nomination

  • 10:16 AM
    Military Families Speak Out Available to Respond to State of the Union Address

  • 9:48 AM
    State of Opportunity in America Report to be Released February 7

  • 9:10 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility: Bureau of Land Management Gives Back $700,000 in Federal Cleanup Funds for Nevada

  • 8:14 AM
    The World Can't Wait | Drive Out the Bush Regime: Protest Jan. 31 to Demand President Bush Step Down; 'The State of the Union is a State of Emergency'

  • 8:00 AM
    Demos Launches Online News Journal Democracy Dispatches

  • 7:31 AM
    Families USA: President's Health Initiative - Right Problem, Wrong Solution


  • 6:50 AM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Scrutinizing Bush's Claim That NSA Spying Could Stop More 9-11s


    Friday, January 27

  • 4:04 PM
    Amnesty International: World Social Forum: Control Arms Campaign Collects Faces in Caracas

  • 3:59 PM
    GRACE Public Fund: U.S. Anti-Nuclear Groups Ask Congress to Block Reprocessing Plan

  • 3:04 PM
    Friends of the Earth: Banking Sector Not Upholding International Norms on Environment U.S. Banks Rank Well Overall, But Do Not Lead the Pack

  • 3:04 PM
    Human Rights Campaign: Washington State Bans Discrimination Against Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Citizens

  • 2:06 PM
    Americans United for the Separation of Church and State:Calls On Senate To Derail Alito Nomination

  • 2:06 PM
    National Security Archive: Prominent Historians, Political Scientists Urge Court to Reverse Lower Court Decision Withholding Two 40-Year-Old Memos to LBJ

  • 2:06 PM
    Economic Policy Institute: State of the Economy

  • 1:46 PM
    Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting: Probable Cause for Alarm

  • 1:46 PM
    MoveOn.org: Message to Senators: “Filibuster the Alito Nomination”

  • 1:14 PM
    Rep. Henry Waxman Requests GAO Investigation into Multi-Billion Dollar Medicare Windfall for Pharmaceutical Industry

  • 12:03 PM
    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Briefing: Health Care Issues, Deficits, and Tax Cuts in the State of the Union Address

  • 12:01 AM
    Electronic Frontier Foundation: Supreme Court Tackles Dangerous Patent Ruling EFF Asks Justices to Consider Critical Free-Speech Implications

  • 11:15 AM
    MoveOn.org: Abramoff/DeLay Scandals Trigger Voter Outrage

  • 9:28 AM
    US Public Interest Research Group: Statement of Meghan Purvis, Environmental Health Advocate

  • 9:00 AM
    ActionAid: Lobbyists Block Global Fight Against AIDS, Says New Report

  • 5:01 AM
    Project Censored / WanttoKnow.info: Censored News Stories of 2005: Top 10 Project Censored News Stories


    Thursday, January 26

  • 3:26 PM
    Corporate Crime Reporter: List of Top 50 Corporate Crime Movies Released

  • 3:11 PM
    Brennan Center Files Brief in Guantanamo Detainees' Case Defending Access to the Courts

  • 3:11 PM
    Justice at Stake / Brennan Center for Justice: TV Advertising Data Reveals Groups Adopting Differing Strategies in Alito Confirmation Battle

  • 3:10 PM
    AFL-CIO Holds State of the Union Worker Roundtables

  • 3:10 PM
    Amnesty International: Viet Nam: Cyber Dissident Released from Prison

  • 3:10 PM
    Rainforest Action Network: Banks Failing Environment and Social Standards

  • 3:10 PM
    Public Citizen: Education Department Sued for Withholding Information Student Group Seeks to Expose Impact of Drug Law

  • 3:10 PM
    National Gay and Lesbian Task Force: Catholic Faith Leaders of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Highlight Inconsistencies of Papal Encyclical on Love

  • 3:10 PM
    Human Rights Watch: Jordan: Editor Prosecuted for Posting Articles by MPs

  • 2:34 PM
    Sierra Club: ExxonMobil: Making Record Profits - Still Not Paying Damages

  • 1:36 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Hamas Victory

  • 12:23 PM
    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities / Economic Policy Institute: Income Inequality Grew Across the Country Over the Past Two Decades, According to Study

  • 12:23 PM
    Sierra Club: Nuclear Power Plan Ignores True Costs, Missed Opportunites

  • 12:03 PM
    School of the Americas Watch: Human Rights Advocates Face 6 Months in Prison For Civil Disobedience Opposing Controversial US Army Training School

  • 11:57 AM
    Poor Peoples Economic Human Rights Campaign: US Poor to Confab with Venezuelan Poor at World Social Forum

  • 11:46 AM
    Bush Crimes Commission / Not In Our Name to Present Findings


  • 10:59 AM
    Exxpose Exxon: Record Profits, Record Problems for Environment and Consumers


    Wednesday, January 25

  • 5:50 PM
    Coalition for the International Criminal Court: International Criminal Court Set to Elect New Judges

  • 5:02 PM
    World Carfree Network: International Legal Observers Hit the Streets in NYC

  • 3:47 PM
    American Civil Liberties Union: Says Ohio's Anti-Terror Tip Program May Increase Profiling, Violate Privacy

  • 3:47 PM
    American Civil Liberties Union: Bush Continues Aggressive Campaign on Illegal NSA Domestic Spying Program, ACLU Says Operation Still Violates Rule of Law, Must Be Ended

  • 3:47 PM
    American Civil Liberties Union Challenges Patriot Act Provision Used to Exclude Prominent Swiss Scholar from the United States

  • 3:16 PM
    EWG President: EPA-DuPont Deal is EPA at Its Best

  • 2:02 PM
    Amnesty International: China: Internet Companies Assist Censorship

  • 2:00 PM
    Media Matters for America: Will Media Report Facts Undermining Bush Administration's 'Reasonable Basis' Defense of Spy Program's Legality?

  • 1:15 PM
    Progressive Members of Congress to Offer Progressive Alternative State of the Union on January 31

  • 1:15 PM
    Public Citizen: Record Electricity Prices Locked in Due to Deal Between TXU and Gov. Perry

  • 1:15 PM
    Public Citizen Challenges Sen. Conrad Burns to Honor the Spirit of His Own Lobbying Reform Legislation

  • 12:48 PM
    Campaign for America's Future Praises Newly Expanded Americans United

  • 12:09 PM
    Human Rights Watch: Uzbekistan: Stop Harassment of Activists

  • 12:02 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: The Filibuster Option

  • 11:45 AM
    Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid / House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi Release Study Highlighting Strain on Military; Document Identifies Critical Dangers to Our Armed Forces

  • 10:49 AM
    Ecology Center: In Wake of High-Profile Study on Air Pollution in Cars, Volvo, Hyundai Move Toward Elimination of Dangerous Chemicals

  • 10:30 AM
    EWG Responds to EPA Announcement Regarding New Effort on PFOA

  • 9:43 AM
    Amnesty International USA Appoints Renowned Human Rights Advocate Larry Cox as Executive Director



    Tuesday, January 24

  • 5:41 PM
    National Lawyers Guild: D.C. Circuit Ruling: Washington D.C. Police Chief May Be Held Personally Liable for the Mass Arrest of Nearly 400 People

  • 4:56 PM
    Justice at Stake: High Court Decision Could Open Floodgates of Money into America’s Courtrooms

  • 4:56 PM
    Doctors Without Borders Suspends Work in Parts of Republic of Congo Following Robberies and Threats

  • 4:39 PM
    ACLU Disappointed With Committee Approval of Judge Samuel Alito, Calls on Full Senate To Reject Nominee to Protect Civil Rights and Liberties

  • 3:23 PM
    Amnesty International's Reaction to the Council of Europe’s Report on Renditions and Black Sites

  • 2:53 PM
    Americans United for the Separation of Church and State Criticizes Judiciary Committee For Approving Alito Nomination

  • 2:53 PM
    National Abortion Rights Action League: Senate Must Not Gamble With Americans' Personal Freedoms And Individual Rights

  • 2:07 PM
    Center for Science in the Public Interest: Supplementing Their Income: A Nutrition Action Exposé on How Dr. Weil, Dr. Phil, and Larry King Turn Your Trust into Cash

  • 2:07 PM
    Center for Defense Information: Media Adisory: UN Small Arms Meeting Ends Without Way Forward

  • 1:46 PM
    Congressman John Conyers Releases Transcript From Democratic Forum on Domestic Surveillance and Executive Power

  • 12:50 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Does Gen. Hayden Know What the Fourth Amendment Says?

  • 12:42 PM
    Earthjustice: More than 50 Environmental & Conservation Groups Oppose Alito

  • 12:31 PM
    People for the American Way: Alito Advances on Narrow Judiciary Committee Vote

  • 11:32 AM
    Amnesty International Urges President Bush to Tell the Truth About Torture During State of the Union Address

  • 11:19 AM
    AFL-CIO President John Sweeney On Ford’s Plan to Eliminate 30,000 Jobs

  • 11:04 AM
    Worldwatch Institute Rising Toll From Disasters Underscores Need For Humanitarian, Political Action

  • 11:01 AM
    United for a Fair Economy: "Paris Hilton" Spoof TV Ad Wins Boston Globe Award

  • 10:40 AM
    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: Conference Call Briefing: Income Inequality Grew Across the Country Over the Past Two Decades

  • 10:35 AM
    CREW Releases Ethics Complaint Against Acting Majority Leader Roy Blunt

  • 9:49 AM
    Nuclear Information and Resource Service, Action For A Clean Environment, Carolina Peace Resource Center: Federal Decision Triples Radioactive Burden In Permanent Sacrifice Zone of the Southeast


    Monday, January 23

  • 4:56 PM
    Global Exchange Shift Happens: Reality Tours Highlight Positive Changes Happening Around the Globe

  • 4:56 PM
    Sea Shepherd Whale Defenders Arrive in South Africa to be Featured in a Major Motion Picture

  • 4:56 PM
    Rep. Henry A. Waxman: Letter: The White House Must Turn Over All Records, Including Photographs, Relating to Contacts Between the White House and Mr. Abramoff

  • 4:01 PM
    Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting: Editing Chavez to Manufacture a Slur

  • 3:46 PM
    Human Rights Campaign: 'Best Places to Work’ Gives Choices to Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Job Seekers

  • 3:15 PM
    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: Myth and Reality: Are Domestic Discretionary Programs Growing Significantly?

  • 3:05 PM
    The Nader Family: Rose Nader Obituary - Mother of Ralph, Claire, and Laura Nade

  • 2:48 PM
    Boxer, Waxman, Solis Denounce Leaked Bush Administration Plan to Promote Human Pesticide Experiments

  • 2:29 PM
    Public Citizen: System of Legalized Bribery Hurts Everyone in America; Reform Must Eliminate Money From the System

  • 2:29 PM
    Public Citizen: Progress Energy Should Be Denied Taxpayer Subsidies to Build New Nuclear Reactors; Dangerous Nuclear Power Should Be Abandoned

  • 2:29 PM
    Public Citizen: Coalition of Seven Reform Groups Presents a Six-Point Plan for Real Lobbying Reform

  • 2:13 PM
    Americans United for Separation of Church and State Urges Senate Panel To Reject Alito Nomination To High Court

  • 2:01 PM
    Center for Economic and Policy Research: Auto Layoffs Will Hurt African-American Middle Class

  • 1:49 PM
    Bill of Rights Defense Committee: January 25th: National Call-In Day on PATRIOT Act, Tens of thousands to tell Congress, “Repair the PATRIOT Act!”

  • 1:28 PM
    Congressman Dennis J. Kucinich: Statement On Ford’s Announcement Of Job Cuts and Assembly Plant Closures

  • 12:16 PM
    Commercial Alert: StopDrugAds.org: A New Website Against DTC Prescription Drug Advertising

  • 12:16 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Medicare Mess

  • 11:13 AM
    Amnesty International: President Bush's Leadership Needed to Ensure a Strong U.N. Human Rights Council

  • 10:58 PM
    Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore: Two Peace Activists Arrested at NSA on Trial

  • 10:03 AM
    Public Citizen: Lobbyists Provide Millions in Free Travel for Members of Congress

  • 9:41 AM
    Common Cause: Experts Brainstorm Cleaning Up Washington with an Independent Ethics Commission

  • 9:41 AM
    Common Cause: Statement by President Chellie Pingree at Congressional Ethics Coalition Press Conference

  • 9:38 AM
    American Rights at Work: Wal-Mart’s Unionbusting Practices Face Scrutiny in U.S. Courts and in the Online Court of Public Opinion

  • 9:38 AM
    Center for Constitutional Rights: Four Men Deported After 9/11 Return to New York to Pursue Suit Against US Government for Abuse

  • 6:00 AM
    National Organization for Women: Roe v. Wade Anniversary Comes at Critical Time for Future of Women's Health


    Friday, January 20

  • 3:01 PM
    Project On Government Oversight: Survey of Aiport Screeners Show Problems at TSA

  • 7:06 PM
    Earthjustice: Bechtel Ends Bolivia Water Case

  • 2:32 PM
    American Civil Liberties Union: Maryland Court Says State Cannot Bar Same-Sex Couples from Marriage Protections

  • 2:18 PM
    Drug Policy Alliance: Supreme Court Upholds Public Health Rights of States

  • 1:58 PM
    Oxfam America: Needs of Poor, Not Politics, Should Drive Reform of U.S. Foreign Aid

  • 1:20 PM
    Human Rights Watch: African Union: Choose a Credible President

  • 1:00 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Roots of Medicare Drug Problems

  • 12:30 PM
    Human Rights Campaign: Maryland Marriage Ruling a Major Step for Families

  • 10:58 AM
    Public Citizen Launches “Clean Up Washington” Web Site – Comprehensive Resource for Latest on Influence-Peddling in Washington, Mechanism to Spur Grassroots Activism

  • 6:00 AM
    National Security Archive: CIA Secrecy Challenged on President's Daily Brief


    Thursday, January 19

  • 5:42 PM
    Environmental Defense and ITDP Honor Seoul Mayor Myung-Bak Lee for Sustainable Transport Practices

  • 4:25 PM
    Doctors Without Borders: Escalating Violence in Port-au-Prince, Haiti Inflicts Heavy Civilian Toll

  • 4:17 PM
    Electronic Frontier Foundation: Applauds Google Resistance to Government Subpoena

  • 3:24 PM
    US Public Interest Research Group: New Report Finds One-Third of All Americans Threatened by Soot Pollution Air Pollution Bill Could Make Situation Even Worse

  • 3:24 PM
    Justice at Stake: Was the Interest Group TV Battle Over the Supreme Court a Fizzle?

  • 3:24 PM
    Common Cause Panel Discussion Jan. 23: Creating an Independent Ethics Commission

  • 3:24 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Bin Laden Tape

  • 2:48 PM
    National Organization for Women: Urges Senate Filibuster of Alito Nomination

  • 2:46 PM
    Sea Shepherd Conservation Society: Canada Dismisses Charges Against Captain Paul Watson

  • 2:25 PM
    MADRE: US Women’s Human Rights Organization Congratulates Bolivia’s President-Elect Evo Morales

  • 12:02 PM
    Congressman Dennis Kucinich Statement On Indictments Brought Against First Energy Employees

  • 12:02 PM
    People for the American Way: Hearing Confirms Alito Wrong Choice for America

  • 10:45 AM
    Amnesty International Launches 'Tell the Truth About Torture, Mr. President' Campaign

  • 10:37 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Park Service Whistleblower Wins Unanimous Appellate Ruling

  • 10:13 AM
    Earthjustice: Bechtel Surrenders in Bolivia Water Revolt Case

  • 9:24 AM
    Service Employees International Union: Statement from President Andy Stern Calling for Comprehensive Immigration Reform


    Wednesday, January 18

  • 7:44 PM
    Greens Call for a Diplomatic U.S.- Led Global Response to Iran's Nuclear Ambitions

  • 4:10 PM
    Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) to Offer Progressive Alternative State of the Union

  • 4:01 PM
    Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Wins Victory for the Seals in Canadian Court

  • 3:00 PM
    Public Citizen: Suit Filed to Help Unlocatable Low-Wage Workers Obtain Back Wages

  • 3:00 PM
    Public Citizen: Lobbying Reform Proposals Put Forward by House Republican and Democratic Congressional Leaders Are “Reform Lite”

  • 2:40 PM
    Global Exchange: World Social Forum Kicks Off in Venezuela on January 24th

  • 2:30 PM
    Amnesty International: Palestinian Authority: Elections Candidates Must Work to End Lawlessness and Ensure Rule of Law

  • 2:30 PM
    Common Cause: We Need More than Words

  • 1:59 PM
    American Civil Liberties Union: Supreme Court Ruling in Ayotte v. Planned Parenthood Recognizes Protections for Women's Health and Safety

  • 1:59 PM
    Center for Defense Information: Media Advisory: Defense Budget Tutorials

  • 1:59 PM
    Center for Defense Information: Experts Featured in Lord of War Documentary

  • 1:54 PM
    Consumer Federation of America and Safe Tables Our Priority; Urge FDA to Prohibit Use of Carbon Monoxide in Fresh Meat Packaging

  • 1:54 PM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington: Questions Either Party's Commitment to Real Ethics and Lobbying Reform; Oversight and Enforcement Mechanisms Absent from Proposals

  • 1:01 PM
    Families USA: "Fair Share Bill": How Will It Affect States Across the Country?

  • 1:01 P M
    Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) / Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC): Statement of CCFC’s Co-Founder Dr. Susan Linn in Support of a Lawsuit Against Viacom and Kellogg

  • 1:00 PM
    Brady Campaign Praises Governor Blagojevich for Standing Up To Special Interests and Protecting the People of Illinois

  • 12:13 PM
    Human Rights Watch: Abuses Go Unpunished in Asia: Human Rights Watch World Report 2006

  • 12:13 PM
    Human Rights Watch World Report 2006: U.S. Policy of Abuse Undermines Rights Worldwide

  • 11:58 AM
    Free Press: New Survey: Consumers Want Congress to Protect Right to Access Information, Services on Internet

  • 11:31 AM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Congress-Public Disconnect? Zogby Finds Support for Impeachment Inquiry

  • 10:46 AM
    MoveOn Protests GOP Corruption at Scene of the Crime

  • 10:31 AM
    Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting: CNN's "Cordial" Hire

  • 10:31 AM
    Center for Economic and Policy Research: Medicare Could Lower Drug Prices by Negotiating with Drug Companies

  • 9:58 AM
    US PIRG / Sierra Club: Report: Real Solutions for High Winter Heating Costs; America's Leaders Should Not Leave Consumers Out In the Cold This Winter


    Tuesday, January 17

  • 5:15 PM
    Demos: Publication of a New Book on Young Americans and Debt: Strapped: Why America's 20- and 30- Something's Can't Get Ahead, by Tamara Draut

  • 5:11 PM
    Nuclear Information and Resource Service: Chernobyl + 20: Lessons from the Continuing Catastrophe Remembrance for the Future

  • 4:08 PM
    Common Cause: Republican Reform Proposal Incomplete Without Enforcement Mechanism

  • 4:08 PM
    Media Matters for America Denounces CNN's Decision to Sign Controversial Conservative Radio Host Glenn Beck

  • 4:08 PM
    Human Rights Watch: New Jersey Suspends Death Penalty

  • 4:08 PM
    Environmental Working Group: North Carolinians Seek Fresh Investigation of Teflon Chemical

  • 4:08 PM
    School of the Americas Watch: Summertown Man Reports to Memphis Federal Prison Today to Begin 3 Month Sentence for Nonviolent Civil Disobedience


  • 4:07 PM
    AFL-CIO Urges Senator Specter to Prioritize Legalization and Workers' Rights in Immigration Reform

  • 4:07 PM
    ACLU Sues to Stop Illegal Spying on Americans, Saying President Is Not Above the Law

  • 3:01 PM
    Common Cause, Free Press, Center for Digital Democracy: CPB Reform Efforts Fall Short

  • 2:33 PM
    MoveOn.org: Statement by Former Vice President Al Gore

  • 2:33 PM
    Rep. Henry Waxman: Briefing on the Medicare Drug Benefit

  • 2:18 PM
    Campaign for America's Future: Hundreds to Protest Conservative Corruption

  • 1:47 PM
    National Immigration Project, National Lawyers Guild: Nationwide Legal Actions to Stop Deportations to Haiti

  • 12:46 PM
    Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting: NY Times' Nonresponses to FAIR Alert

  • 11:57 AM
    Representative Henry Waxman: Congress' Abdication of Oversight

  • 11:46 AM
    Center for Constitutional Rights: Federal Lawsuit Seeks End to Warrantless Electronic Surveillance of Domestic Phone Calls and Emails

  • 11:16 AM
    Amnesty International: "Women Dying in Darfur”

  • 10:15 AM
    National Lawyers Guild Supports Suit Against President Bush to Halt Illegal Electronic Surveillance

  • 9:55 AM
    MoveOn.org: 'Stop Corruption' Protest this Wednesday; Groups to Protest GOP Corruption; Norquist 'Pay-to-Play' Scheme

  • 9:46 AM
    Progressive Legislative Action Network: Secures Major Resources, Begins Initial Expansion

  • 8:31 AM
    Organic Consumers Association: America's Gifts for Valentine's Day Commonly Include Toxic Pesticides and Child Slavery

  • 8:29 AM
    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: Conference Call: Do African Americans Have a Special Stake in Social Security Reform?


    Monday, January 16

  • 2:16 PM
    American Civil Liberties Union: Calls on Americans to Tell the White House to Stop Illegal Spying

  • 2:16 PM
    Environmental Working Group: Documents Reveal DuPont-Fayetteville Deception Will Company Coverup of Pollution Follow Pattern Seen in West Virginia?

  • 12:08 PM
    Oxfam International: Pakistan Earthquake: 100 Days After; Relief Effort Still Struggling as Second Humanitarian Disaster Looms

  • 10:37 AM
    Green Party of the United States: Greens on Alito: No More Radical Ideologues on the Bench!

  • 4:31 AM
    Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Forced to Retreat from Whaling Grounds for Fuel


    Friday, January 13

  • 3:53 PM
    American Civil Liberties Union: Condemns Hidden Provision that Would Impede Freedom of Speech; Patriot Act Reauthorization Bill Would Empower Secret Service as Censors

  • 2:16 PM
    Greenpeace: Clemenceau - Still No Permission to Travel Through Suez Canal

  • 2:11 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Breaking Story: NSA Tracked "Threat" of Local Peace Group

  • 11:55 AM
    Public Citizen: Report Shows Rep. Blunt Not Fit for Leadership in a Reform Era, Represents More of Corrupting Big-Money Politics

  • 11:50 AM
    American Constitution Society, The Liberty Coalition: Al Gore to Warn of President's Threat to Constitution

  • 11:43 AM
    Environmental Working Group: Study Hits EPA Plan To Censor Community Pollution Reports

  • 11:41 AM
    Amnesty International: Experts to Advise Governments on Arms Brokering and Export Criteria During U.N. Arms Meeting

  • 11:31 AM
    Families USA: "Fair-Share Bill": What Happened in MD and how it Will Affect Other States

  • 10:23 AM
    AFL-CIO President John Sweeney On the Maryland ‘Fair Share Health Care Bill’ Veto Override

  • 10:09 AM
    Project on Government Oversight: Lobbyists, Defense Contractors Held Holiday Party for House Govt Reform Committee

  • 9:37 AM
    Sierra Club Sides with Federal Government to Protect Valuable Waterways and Wetlands

  • 12:10 AM
    Earthjustice: Environmental Groups Counter Industry Demand for Blank Check to Pollute Waters


    Thursday, January 12

  • 5:11 PM
    National Parks Conservation Association: Yellowstone Rounds Up Bison for Slaughter

  • 5:11 PM
    People for the American Way: Judge Samuel Alito: Sharply Repudiated By His Own Colleagues

  • 2:43 PM
    NARAL Pro-Choice America: Alito Fails to Refute Anti-Roe V. Wade Past, Refuses to Acknowledge Landmark Decision as Settled Law

  • 2:34 PM
    Drug Policy Alliance: New Mexico Urges Consideration of Compassionate Use

  • 1:48 PM
    Earthjustice: Testimony Reveals Pollution into Lake Okeechobee Poisons South Florida Drinking Water

  • 1:31 PM
    Greenpeace Statement on Clemenceau

  • 1:17 PM
    Doctors Without Borders: Beyond the Headlines: List of the Year's "Top Ten" Most Underreported Humanitarian Stories of 2005

  • 1:17 PM
    ACLU: New Army Documents Confirm Black Ops "Special Access Program" Unit Covered Up Detainee Abuse

  • 1:17 PM
    ACLU and NYCLU Applaud Court Decision Promoting Women’s Health and Ending Gender Discrimination in Insurance Coverage

  • 12:37 PM
    Project On Government Oversight: Investigations into Katrina Waste and Fraud Detailed

  • 12:17 PM
    Worldwatch Institute: State of the World 2006: China, India, the U.S., Europe, and Japan by the Numbers

  • 11:46 AM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Questions Not Asked: · Torturing People's Children · War Powers · Geneva Conventions

  • 11:35 AM
    League of Women Voters Takes Aim at Partisan Redistricting

  • 11:32 AM
    Wilderness Society: Analysis of “Time Sensitive” Plans Shows BLM Shifted Policies to Facilitate Dramatically Expanded Drilling in New Mexico, Montana, Wyoming, and Utah

  • 11:32 AM
    Economic Policy Institute: Wages in the Doldrums

  • 10:31 AM
    CREW Questions House Commitment to Eradicating Corruption: Ethically Challenged Reps. Blunt and Cantor Not Fit For Leadership

  • 8:00 AM
    Greenpeace Stops Clemenceau Leaving European Territory

  • 1:17 AM
    National Campaign of Nonviolent Actions Planned at Congressional Offices


    Wednesday, January 11

  • 6:10 PM
    Sierra Club: Bush Administration Abandons Long-Standing Protections for Critical Wildlife Habitat on Alaska's North Slope

  • 6:09 PM
    American Rights at Work: Finding Friends in Low Places at Wal-Mart

  • 4:17 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: What is the "Unitary Executive"?

  • 4:12 PM
    People for the American Way: Momentum Shifts as Alito's Record Comes Through Despite His Evasive and Misleading Answers

  • 4:12 PM
    Drug Policy News: Success for Sentencing Reform in New Jersey

  • 3:57 PM
    The Common Cause Ethics Challenge

  • 3:26 PM
    Campaign for America's Future and Public Campaign Action Fund: Rep. Tom DeLay Threatens Media Outlets Running Ads Linking Him to Corruption

  • 3:45 PM
    United for Peace and Justice: Three Years Too Many; End the War on Iraq - A Call for a Week of Local Action, March 15-22, 2006

  • 2:09 PM
    Representative Henry Waxman: Labor Department Policy Suppressing Mine Inspection Reports Impedes Reform

  • 1:39 PM
    Human Rights Watch: India: Repeal Colonial-Era Sodomy Law

  • 1:13 PM
    Amnesty International: Claims of Innocence Based on Recent DNA Testing are a Chilling Reminder of Flaws in the Death Penalty

  • 11:39 AM
    People for the American Way: The Disappeared Witness: Brownback Cites Witness Who Was Pulled to Avoid Embarrassment for Alito Supporters

  • 11:37 AM
    Public Citizen: Success of Austin’s Green Choice Program Displays the Future Path for Utility

  • 11:37 AM
    Doctors Without Borders: US-Thailand Free Trade Agreement: MSF Calls on Thailand to Protect Access to Medicines in the Face of US Pressure

  • 11:14 AM
    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: South Carolina's Revised Medicaid Plan Unlikely to Cut State's Costs

  • 11:06 AM
    Americans for Insurance Reform: Consumer Group Releases Major Study Documenting Insurance Industry's Failed Response to Hurricane Katrina

  • 11:00 AM
    Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting: The Scoop That Got Spiked

  • 9:56 AM
    Amnesty International: Guantánamo: 4 Years Too Many - New Torture Testimonies

  • 9:54 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Environmental Inspector General Deserves A Court Martial

  • 9:46 AM
    Greenpeace: Monsanto's Latest Attempts to Contaminate EU with GE Soya Revealed

  • 9:30 AM
    United for a Fair Economy: No Correlation Between Bush Tax Cuts and Job Creation, Report Shows

  • 9:11 AM
    Wal-Mart Worker: Maryland Calls on State Legislators to Support Fair Share Health Care Legislation

  • 8:15 AM
    Brennan Center for Justice / Justice at Stake: Alito Critics Surge Past Nominee's Backers in TV Air War

  • 7:00 AM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Presidential Powers


    Tuesday, January 10

  • 7:01 PM
    Amnesty International USA: New Torture Testimonies Released on 4th Anniversary of First Arrivals to Guantanamo

  • 6:10 PM
    Americans United for the Separation of Church and State Sues California School District Over 'Intelligent Design' Class

  • 6:09 PM
    People for the American Way: Alito Fails to Meet Burden on First Day of Testimony

  • 5:30 PM
    Congressman John Conyers, Jr.: Conyers and Others To Hold Democratic Hearing On Domestic Spying Program

  • 2:32 PM
    Drug Policy Alliance: Oppose Drug Czar Propaganda Tour To Spread Random Student Drug Testing

  • 1:38 PM
    Earthjustice: Community, Public Health, and Environmental Groups Sue to Force EPA to Finish San Joaquin Valley Particulate Air Pollution Plan

  • 1:38 PM
    U.S. Senator Russ Feingold: Statement On the President’s Speech Today

  • 12:52 PM
    Human Rights Watch: Protect Rights of Teen at Guantánamo

  • 12:44 PM
    PFLAG National Scholarship Program Expands with Anonymous $25K Gift

  • 12:40 PM
    NARAL Pro-Choice America: Alito Does Not Refute His Opposition to Roe v. Wade

  • 12:29 PM
    WakeUpWalMart.com: Doubts Raised About Wal-Mart's New Wage Figure

  • 12:29 PM
    WakeUpWalMart.com and UFCW Launch 'Fair Share Health Care' TV Ad Campaign in Maryland; New Maryland Zogby Poll Released

  • 11:48 AM
    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Conference Call Briefing on Recent Changes to Medicaid

  • 11:07 AM
    Green Party Urges Strengthened Northeast States' Compact to Curb Climate Change

  • 11:00 AM
    Public Campaign Action Fund, Campaign For America's Future Kick Off Joint Campaign to Clean Up Congress

  • 10:49 AM
    Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Intends to Ram and Disable Pirate Whalers

  • 10:16 AM
    OMB Watch: White House 'Good Guidance' Proposal Threatens Agencies, Vital Public Information

  • 10:13 AM
    Campaign for Innocent Victims in Conflict (CIVIC): Iraqi Family Should be Compensated After Air Strike Mistake

  • 9:58 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): State Audits Find Three-Fourths Of Toxic Clean-Ups Deficient

  • 9:53 AM
    Media Matters for America Presents the Top Alito Myths and Falsehoods

  • 9:24 AM
    Commercial Alert: The Honest Government Agenda: How Congress Can Clean Up Corruption

  • 9:01 AM
    National Center for Lesbian Rights: Religious and Civil Rights Groups Support Same-Sex Couples in Legal Battle to Marry

  • 8:02 AM
    ConvictBushCheney.org Demands Criminal Prosecution of George Bush and Richard Cheney

  • 5:15 AM
    Friends of the Earth International: Ten Years of Genetically Modified Crops Failed to Deliver the Promises Made by Biotech Giants


    Monday, January 9

  • 6:30 PM
    National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty: New Jersey Legislature Approves Death Penalty Moratorium

  • 4:43 PM
    People for the American Way: Shifting Explanations from Alito Supporters: Alito can’t remember being a member of reactionary alumni group, but Republican leaders claim to know why he joined

  • 4:18 PM
    Prominent Constitutional Experts and Former Government Officials Say Bush Administration's NSA Domestic Spying Program Lacks Legal Authority

  • 4:05 PM
    AFL-CIO Urges Changes to Walgreens Pharmacy Safety and Labor Practices

  • 3:51 PM
    Consumer Federation of America: How Americans View Personal Wealth vs. How Financial Planners View this Weath

  • 3:50 PM
    American Civil Liberties Union: U.S. Supreme Court to Decide If Unlawfully Seized Evidence Can Be Used By Police

  • 3:50 PM
    Earthjustice: Supreme Court Speaks: No-Spray Buffers To Stay In Place

  • 3:50 PM
    Americans for Democratic Action: Confirmation Hearings Begin For Supreme Court Hopeful

  • 12:26 PM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington Files DOJ Complaint Against Rep. Jerry Lewis (R-Calif.); Corrupt Activities Mirror Abramoff and Cunningham Criminal Actions

  • 12:14 PM
    Campaign for America's Future: Groups to Launch Ads That Link Abramoff to Powerful Members of Congress

  • 12:01 PM
    International Commission of Inquiry on Crimes Against Humanity Committed by the Bush Administration Indicts Bush Administration for War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity; Indictments to be Delivered to White House

  • 11:56 AM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Alito Nomination: · Imperial Presidency Fears · Environmental Groups' First Opposition Since Bork

  • 8:04 AM
    Amnesty International: 2006: Critical Year for Achieving Arms Trade Treaty


    Friday, January 6

  • 8:46 PM
    OMB Watch: Statement on Sago Coal Mine Disaster

  • 6:00 PM
    ACORN, Katrina Survivors Win More Time in Demolitions Halt

  • 5:45 PM
    Congressman Dennis Kucinich: Nonpartisan Congressional Research Group Finds Domestic Spying Illegal

  • 5:32 PM
    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: Do the Facts Support the President's Claims about the Economy?

  • 3:25 PM
    Sierra Club: New Television Series Premieres Nationally on Link TV

  • 2:01 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: After Sharon

  • 1:13 PM
    Families USA: Less than 18 Percent of Low-Income Seniors Approved for New Medicare Drug Subsidies

  • 1:13 PM
    Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Opposes Alito's Nomination to Supreme Court

  • 1:13 PM
    Amnesty International: Brazil: Government and Judiciary Fail Brazil’s Indigenous Peoples Once More

  • 12:16 PM
    Greenpeace Demands Ship's Return to France

  • 11:15 AM
    Service Employees International Union (SEIU): Voting Begins at 9 a.m. Monday for Best Idea Since Sliced Bread; National 'Bread Box' of Ideas Becomes Ballot Box of the Nation

  • 9:16 AM
    East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN): Rights Group Urges Secretary of State to Promote Justice and Rights, Not Military Might, During Upcoming Trip to Indonesia

  • 12:30 AM
    Public Citizen: IRS Violates Longstanding Court Order; Agency Has Withheld Tax Enforcement Statistics Since 2004

  • 12:30 AM
    Public Citizen: Pending Lobbying Reform Bills Could Have Helped Prevent the Jack Abramoff Scandal, Public Citizen Analysis Shows

  • 12:30 AM
    National Gay and Lesbian Task Force: Another Prominent Anti-Gay Minister Arrested on Sex Charge


    Thursday, January 5

  • 6:27 PM
    The National Lawyers Guild Demands Release on Bail, and Avoidance of Deportation Proceedings for Dr. Sami al-Arian

  • 5:13 PM
    National Lawyers Guild Opposes Alito Nomination

  • 4:51 PM
    Natl. Committee for Responsive Philanthropy: Abramoff Indictment Ignores His Misuse of the Capital Athletic Foundation

  • 4:00 PM
    Americans United for Separation of Church and State: TV Preacher Pat Robertson Suggests God Removed Israeli Leader Sharon Because Of Land Policies

  • 3:53 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Mining Disaster: Big Picture

  • 3:41 PM
    Sierra Club Applauds Illinois Governor for Protecting Public Health from Mercury Pollution, Calls on Other Governors to Follow Suit

  • 3:02 PM
    CREW Criticizes Choice of Santorum to Create Senate Ethics Package

  • 2:52 PM
    Texans for Public Justice: President Urged To Disclose His Abramoff Fundraising Web

  • 2:50 PM
    Statement by AFL-CIO President John Sweeney on Appointment of Peter Kirsanow to the National Labor Relations Board

  • 2:08 PM
    The Nation: Revamped RadioNation to Air on Air America

  • 1:08 PM
    Campaign for America's Future: Wal-Mart Sucked $20 Billion Out of Local Economies This Holiday Season, Says Campaign for America's Future

  • 12:58 PM
    Arcata City Council “2006 New Years Resolution” Demands Impeachment or Resignation of Bush and Cheney

  • 11:10 AM
    In New Ad, ACLU Steps Up Call for Investigation of President’s Spying Order

  • 11:01 AM
    Jubilee USA Network: Legislators to Bush Administration: Let Nigeria Spend Money on Health, Not Debt

  • 10:41 AM
    Democrats.com / After Downing Street: Out of Iraq Events Planned in Over 130 Cities

  • 10:31 AM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Fallout from Abramoff: · Congress for Sale? · Religious Right for Sale?

  • 10:17 AM
    Project On Government Oversight / National Security Whistleblowers Coalition: Govt Report: National Security Whistleblower Protections Have Failed

  • 6:00 AM
    CODEPINK: Global Women Launch Campaign to End Iraq War


    Wednesday, January 4

  • 5:32 PM
    National Parks Conservation Association: Great Smokies Conservationists Seek End to Wasting Money on Proposed Road

  • 5:03 PM
    Public Citizen Calls on President Bush to Provide a Full Accounting of the $100,000 or More Abramoff Raised for Bush’s 2004 Presidential Campaign

  • 5:03 PM
    Public Citizen: In Settlement, Department of Labor Agrees to Provide Required Job Training to Workers Whose Jobs Were Outsourced

  • 11:17 AM
    Americans United for the Separation of Church and State: Alito Rally Pastor Received 'Faith-Based' Funds From Bush Administration, Watchdog Group Reports

  • 11:14 AM
    Nuclear Information and Resource Service: Department of Homeland Security Issues Grossly Lax Dirty Bomb Cleanup Guidance: "A Nuclear Katrina in the Making"

  • 11:09 AM
    People For the American Way Releases 155-Page Pre-Hearing Alito Report

  • 10:56 AM
    Center for Science in the Public Interest: Frito-Lay Target of Olestra Lawsuit

  • 10:27 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility: Berkley Toxic Hot Spots Mistested, State Audit Finds

  • 10:16 AM
    Christian Peacemakers Fast, Wait For Meeting With President Bush


    Tuesday, January 3

  • 10:04 PM
    CREW Releases Analysis of Charges Against Abramoff

  • 5:56 PM
    Campaign for America's Future: Abramoff Plea Threatens Rep.Bob Ney, Powerful Members of Congress

  • 5:32 PM
    Center for Public Integrity: Abramoff Plea Marks a Turning Point on K Street

  • 4:31 PM
    Feminist Majority Foundation: Women's Rights Campaign to be Announced to Block Samuel Alito's Confirmation to the Supreme Court

  • 3:59 PM
    Public Campaign Action Fund: Statement of David Donnelly on Jack Abramoff's Guilty Plea

  • 3:48 PM
    Common Cause: Abramoff is an Indictment on our Lobbying System

  • 2:50 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: NSA Leak Probe: Shooting the Messenger?

  • 11:31 AM
    Public Citizen: Missed January 1 Deadline for Start of CAFTA Underlines the NAFTA Record and Threats of its Expansion

  • 10:28 AM
    Progressive Patriots Fund: Senator Russ Feingold to Travel to Vermont and Hold Joint Listening Session with Bernie Sanders

  • 10:08 AM
    After Downing Street: Out of Iraq Events Planned Nationwide on January 7th

  • 10:08 AM
    School of the Americas Watch: Brother of Slain US Labor Rep Visits Burial Site, Calls for Closure of US Army's School of the Americas

  • 6:30 AM
    ImpeachPAC Today Announced the Formation of a Citizens Impeachment Commission to Make 2006 the "Year of Impeachment"

  • 1:16 AM
    Green Party of the United States: Congress Must Impeach Bush and Cheney, say Greens, Citing White House Lawlessness, Growing Threat to U.S. Democracy, and War Crimes


    December 2005

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