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  March 2006

Friday, March 31

  • 3:56 PM
    Greenpeace calls the Summit for Life on Earth a Failure

  • 2:55 PM
    American Rights at Work: Danny Glover and Tom Morello to Receive Human Rights Award

  • 1:59 PM
    Union of Concerned Scientists: Japanese Plutonium Plant Undermines War on Terror, Sets Dangerous Precedent for Iran, States Scientist

    Thursday, March 30

  • 3:56 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Iraq "White House Memo"

  • 2:55 PM
    Iraq War Survivors/Peace Activists: Silence of the Dead, Voices of the Living: A Witness to End the War in Iraq

  • 1:59 PM
    Food Not Bombs: War Protesters to "Turn Themselves In" to Federal Agents,Stand Up for First Amendment

  • 12:12 PM
    US Rep. Henry Waxman Introduces Resolution Seeking Investigation of Signing of the Reconciliation Act

  • 11:44 AM
    Heritage Forests Campaign: Bush Administration Rebuked for New Activities in Pristine Roadless Areas

  • 9:01 AM
    Government Accountability Project Praises Senate Vote to End Secret Holds Amendment Needed to Expose Efforts Blocking Whistleblower Legislation

    Wednesday, March 29

  • 7:39 PM
    ETAN Denounces Plans to Sell Lethal Equipment to Indonesian Military

  • 5:14 PM
    US Senator Russ Feingold Announces Witnesses For Hearing on Censure

  • 4:40 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Immigration

  • 11:36 AM
    Union of Concerned Scientists: Administration Stumbles After Admitting Oil Addiction

  • 11:11 AM
    Sierra Club: Bush Fuel Economy Standards Fail to Cut Oil Addiction

  • 10:06 AM
    Center for Constitutional Rights: Former M*A*S*H Star Mike Farrell Joins Cast in Performance Before Representatives

  • 6:00 AM
    The Student Labor Action Network: 'University of Miami Forced into HUNGER STRIKE while Supporting Striking Janitors'

    Tuesday, March 28

  • 4:55 PM
    AFL-CIO President John Sweeney on Immigration Bill in Senate

  • 4:22 PM
    Center for Responsive Politics Unveils New Lobbying Database

  • 4:00 PM
    Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence Praise Mayor Bloomberg for Fighting Bill That Would Put Police at Risk

  • 3:09 PM
    National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Applauds Senate Committee Passage of Bipartisan-Backed Immigration Measure

  • 3:09 PM
    Public Citizen: What Is at Stake for States in Global Trade Talks in Geneva?

  • 2:38 PM
    ACLU Fights to End Discriminatory Prosecution of Native American Students

  • 2:38 PM
    ACLU Applauds Defeat of Abortion Ban in Mississippi

  • 2:13 PM
    Common Cause: New Report Profiles Telecomm’s Astroturf and Other Allies Fighting for Industry Friendly Policies, Not the Public Interest

  • 12:40 PM
    School of the Americas Watch: Defense Ministers of Uruguay and Argentina Cite SOA Legacies of Torture and Social Repression in Meetings with Human Rights Advocates

  • 12:02 PM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Builders Lobbyist Tapped As Top State Environmental Regulator

  • 11:09 AM
    Michigan Peaceworks:War Protesters to "Turn Themselves In" to Federal Agents, Stand Up for First Amendment

  • 11:03 AM
    Center for Constitutional Rights Calls for Fair Trials for Guantanamo Detainees

  • 10:51 AM
    Amnesty International: TASER-Related Deaths Increasingly Frequent; Total Exceeds 150

  • 10:23 AM
    Rep. Henry Waxman: Halliburton's Performance Worsens under Second Iraqi Oil Contract

  • 9:30 AM
    Center for Science in the Public Interest: 1,000 Complain About Reactions to “Quorn”

  • 2:31 AM
    Greenpeace: China's Pivotal Role in Laundering Illegal Timber

    Monday, March 27

  • 4:21 PM
    Human Rights Watch: U.N.: New Rights Council Must Exclude Abusive States

  • 4:15 PM
    Government Accountability Project: Corruption Exposed At World Bank

  • 4:08 PM
    Center for Justice and Democracy: Condemns U.S. Chamber of Commerce Report Attacking States in Hurricane Ravaged Gulf Coast Region

  • 3:58 PM
    Greenpeace: Unmasking the Pirates

  • 3:54 PM
    Global Exchange: Denounces Halliburton and the SEC for Rejecting Its Shareholders Resolution

  • 1:26 PM
    Center for Constitutional Rights: Attorneys Representing Guantanamo Detainees Call for Justice Scalia's Recusal from Detainee Case

  • 1:10 PM
    Media Matters for America, Air America Radio to Host Forum at GW; 'Why Media Matters – Progressive Voices and the Media'

  • 12:54 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Bush's Signing Statements: Suppressing the Power of Congress?

  • 12:38 PM
    Campaign for America's Future: Report: Special Interest Provisions in Bush Drug Plan Cost Illinois Taxpayers $32B

  • 12:24 PM
    Amnesty International Legal Expert Available to Comment on Hamdan v. Rumsfeld Case; Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments Tomorrow

  • 12:00 PM
    Public Citizen: Students Prevail in Lawsuit Against Department of Education

  • 10:46 AM
    Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy: New Primer Advises Small-Scale Farmers on Avian Flu Risks

  • 10:27 AM
    Amnesty International USA: Pentagon's Considering Rule Change on Evidence Obtained by Torture Just Prior to Hamdan Case is Disingenuous at Best

  • 10:26 AM
    Barama Company Limited and World Wildlife Fund to Influence Global Markets Through Responsible Forest Management in South America

  • 9:04 AM
    ImpeachPAC: Towns, Cities Pass Resolutions Urging Impeachment


    Friday, March 24

  • 2:45 PM
    Global Response Launches International Campaign with Indigenous Peoples of Venezuela

  • 2:38 PM
    Media Matters: Statement for America on Resignation of Washington Post Blogger Ben Domenech

  • 2:24 PM
    International Fund for Animal Welfare: Canadian Government Ignores Public Opinion, Opens Seal Hunt

  • 1:12 PM
    Advocates for Youth: R.I. Bans Abstinence-Only Program from Schools; Advocates for Youth Praises Decision; Calls for Moratorium on Federal Funding

  • 1:05 PM
    Greenpeace: Terminator Rejection - A Victory for the People

  • 12:53 PM
    World Wildlife Fund Hails Decision to Create Malaysia's Largest Protected Area for Endangered Orangutans, Rhinos and Elephants

  • 12:18 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Death Squads in Iraq

  • 10:45 AM
    Amnesty International: Turkey: In Support of Freedom of Expression Media Information

  • 10:15 AM
    National Organization for Women: Echoes Demand for Fair Elections for Hurricane Katrina Survivors

  • 10:12 AM
    Public Citizen: Software Company Wrongfully Interfered with Sale of Guide to Popular Video Game on eBay

  • 10:05 AM
    Democracy 21: Reform Groups Urge Members to Oppose H.R. 4975 and Support Real Lobbying and Ethics Reform

  • 10:03 AM
    Human Rights Watch: Burundi: Work With U.N. on Justice and Reconciliation

  • 9:00 AM
    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Conference Call: Budget Watchdogs Urge Rejection of Gimmick to Pay For Tax Cut


    Thursday, March 23

  • 2:40 PM
    Amnesty International: Nepal: Human Rights Crucial at Dangerous Political Crossroads

  • 2:40 PM
    Amnesty International: USA: Police Abuse Against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People

  • 12:12 PM
    Human Rights Watch: Belarus: Stop Arresting Peaceful Demonstrators

  • 12:12 PM
    Friends of the Earth International: World Bank Trade Strategy Has Not Adequately Helped the Poor

  • 11:16 AM
    Amnesty International USA Executive Director Dr. William F. Schulz's Statement in Response to Charges Brought Against Abdul Rahman

  • 10:12 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): National Forests To Allow Corporate Ads

  • 10:04 AM
    US PIRG: Polluters Contaminating America’s Waters: 62 Percent Exceed Pollution Limits in Recent 18-Month Period

  • 8:43 AM
    Commercial Alert: Benzene in Some Soft Drinks Prompts Call for Halt on Sales in Schools

  • 8:43 AM
    Representative Henry Waxman: New Medicare Drug Plans Restrict Access to Important Drugs


    Wednesday, March 22

  • 5:12 PM
    National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Hails Utah Advocates' Success in Turning Back Discriminatory Legislation

  • 2:32 PM
    The Wilderness Society: Before She Steps Down, Interior Sec. Norton Rushes Out Damaging Highway Policy Today

  • 1:31 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: U.S. Military Bases: Iraq and Beyond

  • 12:05 PM
    The Cornucopia Institute: Organic Dairy Being Corrupted by Factory Farms New Study Highlights Both Corporate Exploitation and Ethical Brands

  • 11:44 AM
    Center for Constitutional Rights: Court of Appeals Hears Arguments on Governments Effort to Dismiss Guantanamo Cases

  • 11:41 AM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington Files IRS Complaint Against PA Pastors Network for Assisting Sen. Santorum in Re-election Efforts

  • 11:31 AM
    Environmental Working Group: National Academy Calls for Lowering Fluoride Limits in Tap Water

  • 11:00 AM
    Greenpeace Reaction to Syngenta Fine

  • 9:57 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Pollution Penalties Plummet in Florida

  • 9:09 AM
    Public Citizen: Recently Passed Law Cutting Medicare, Student Loan Spending Is Invalid, Public Citizen Tells Federal Court

  • 6:56 AM
    Greenpeace: CBD Must Maintain Moratorium on Terminator Technologies


    Tuesday, March 21

  • 4:02 PM
    Center for Constitutional Rights Challenges Guantanamo Detainee Policies in Federal Court

  • 3:44 PM
    The Wilderness Society: As Norton Leaves Office, Interior Dept. Readies New Public Lands Giveaway

  • 2:51 PM
    World Wildlife Fund: Protecting Endangered Species Helps Reduce Poverty; New WWF Study Links Protecting Wildlife and Improving Human Welfare

  • 2:24 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Bush Deceptions Today About Origins of Iraq War

  • 1:55 PM
    Free Press: National Summit for Community Wireless Networks to Explore the Future of Internet Access

  • 1:07 PM
    Human Rights Watch: E.U.: Stop Trade Pact With Turkmen Regime

  • 1:07 PM
    Human Rights Watch: Uzbekistan: Do Not Close U.N. Refugee Office

  • 1:01 PM
    Congressman Dennis J. Kucinich: President's Credibility Gap On Iraq Grows To A Credibility Abyss

  • 12:56 PM
    Democracy 21: House Republican Leaders Ignore Public Concerns about Corruption and Lobbying Scandals in Congress

  • 12:49 PM
    Center for Science in the Public Interest: Groups Urge Removal of Logging Executive from Forestry Panel

  • 12:33 PM
    Americans United for the Separation of Church and State: Pennsylvania Churches Must Avoid Becoming Entangled In Partisan Political Machine

  • 12:26 PM
    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Conference Call: Would the Line-Item Veto Invite Abuse by the Executive Branch?

  • 12:16 PM
    Political Musicians Anti-Flag and Congressman Jim McDermott to Discuss Depleted Uranium; March 24 Los Angeles Press Event with Activists Groups Working on the Issue

  • 10:31 AM
    Public Citizen: Recently Passed Law Cutting Medicare, Student Loan Spending Is Invalid, Public Citizen Tells Federal Court

  • 10:14 AM
    Media Matters for America and Air America Radio to Host Forum at GW Auditorium; 'Why Media Matters – Progressive Voices and the Media'


    Monday, March 20

  • 3:11 PM
    Border Action Network: Arizona Immigrant and Border Communities Join Tens of Thousands Across the U.S. Rallying for Immigration Reform

  • 2:48 PM
    MADRE Calls for International Protection on Third Anniversary of US Invasion in Support of Iraqi Women

  • 12:46 PM
    Rep. Henry Waxman Renews Call for Congressional Action on Katrina Contracting

  • 12:46 PM
    Food&Water Watch: NGOs Call on Governments to Strengthen the Human Right to Water

  • 12:16 PM
    Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood: "Stop Branding Babies," CCFC Urges Noted Public Health Organization To Get Out of the Baby Video Business

  • 10:44 AM
    People for the American Way: Forum to Address Threat to Minority Voting Rights

  • 10:15 AM
    International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal: Supporters to Rally for Bhopal Survivors at Indian Embassy 3/24 Demand Ban on New Business for Dow Chemical in India Seek Meeting with Indian Ambassador to US

  • 8:20 AM
    Government Accountability Project Announces New Watchdog, “Climate Science Watch”


    Friday, March 17

  • 2:15 PM
    US Public Interest Research Group: Court Rejects Bush Administration Plan To Gut Key Clean Air Act Safeguard

  • 1:23 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Court Rejects Bush Administration Plan to Gut Key Clean Air Act Safeguard Ruling Blocks Thousands of Facilities from Increasing Pollution

  • 12:59 PM
    Public Citizen: Duke Energy Should Be Denied Taxpayer Subsidies to Build New Nuclear Reactors; Better Alternatives Exist

  • 12:28 PM
    Amnesty International: South Korea: Elderly Farmers Forcibly Evicted for US Army Base

  • 11:28 AM
    Defenders of Wildlife: 12 States Lead Nation in Wildlife Conservation Plans

  • 10:23 AM
    Sierra Club: Senate Heads Back Down Controversial Road to Arctic Refuge Drilling

  • 8:14 AM
    Greenpeace: World Heritage Sites Threatened by Bush's Ignorance on Climate Change

  • 6:30 AM
    Human Rights Watch: U.S.: Minimize Civilian Casualties in Iraq

  • 6:30 AM
    Human Rights Watch: Indonesia: Investigate Escalating Violence in Papua


    Thursday, March 16

  • 8:26 PM
    American Friends Service Committee (AFSC): Military Families, Veterans and Iraqis to Join Eyes Wide Open Exhibition on the National Mall

  • 5:41 PM
    Peace Action Joins Millions Globally for Peace in Iraq on 3rd Anniversary

  • 3:01 PM
    Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence: Arrest of Ill. Gun Trafficker in Child's Murder Shows Need for Crackdown on Illegal Gun Trade

  • 2:39 PM
    American Civil Liberties Union: Advocates Urge Accountability for U.S. Abuse of Power and Hurricane Katrina’s Human Rights Crisis

  • 2:39 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Myth: Israel's Strike on Iraqi Reactor Hindered Iraqi Nukes

  • 2:24 PM
    Common Cause: GOP Leadership Ethics Reform Bill Weak, but Other Proposals Show Some Members of Congress ‘Get It’

  • 2:23 PM
    Public Citizen: House Lobbying Plan Is Not Reform at All

  • 2:00 PM
    Congressman Dennis Kucinich On War Supplemental: Not One More Dime

  • 12:54 PM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility: EPA Dumbing Down Its Research

  • 10:41 AM
    Corporate Crime Reporter: Is Xenophobia Rampant at the Justice Department?

  • 10:16 AM
    Military Families Speak Out in 26 States and Puerto Rico Commemorate 3rd Anniversary of Iraq War


    Wedneday, March 15

  • 4:07 PM
    Human Rights Campaign: Cincinnati’s Passage of Non-Discrimination Measure a Triumph for Fairness

  • 4:01 PM
    Public Citizen: Von Eschenbach is Not Qualified to Lead the U.S. Food and Drug Administration

  • 3:52 PM
    Human Rights Watch: U.N.: New Rights Council Offers Hope for Victims

  • 3:46 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Iran and the United States

  • 3:46 PM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington: Responds to Today's Lackluster House Republican Ethics Proposal

  • 3:31 PM
    Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting: "The Final Word Is Hooray!": Remembering the Iraq War's Pollyanna Pundits

  • 3:01 PM
    Families USA: Bill That Overrides State Laws That Protect Health Care Consumers Passes In Senate Committee

  • 2:45 PM
    American Civil Liberties Union: Asks Federal Court to Lift Visa Ban on Tariq Ramadan

  • 2:45 PM
    American Civil Liberties Union: Announces Winners of Second Annual Stand Up for Freedom Contest: 3,500 Young People Get Creative About Defending Civil Liberties

  • 2:30 PM
    Natural Resources Defense Council: Civil Rights and Religious Groups Say EPA Must Clean Up New Orleans Contamination

  • 12:40 PM
    Demos: Local Boards of Elections are Blocking Thousands of New Yorkers from Voting, in Violation of State Law, According to a New Statewide Study

  • 12:34 PM
    Rep. Henry Waxman: President May Have Known of Constitutional Defect Before Signing Bill

  • 12:20 PM
    Center for Study of Responsive Law: Nader Calls on Former President Bill Clinton to Help Katrina Victims

  • 11:58 AM
    Center for Science in the Public Interest: NCAA Schools Urged to End Beer Ads on Broadcasts

  • 11:46 AM
    Center for Constitutional Rights: Attorneys Representing Guantanamo Detainees React to Shocking Guantanamo Suicide Letter Just Released by the US

  • 11:32 AM
    Farm Sanctuary Renews Call for No Downer Policy Amid Discovery of Mad Cow Disease in Another Downed Cow

  • 10:59 AM
    ACT for the Earth: Colin Powell Lied: 100,000 Died

  • 10:56 AM
    Greenpeace: Agro-Biotech Giant Syngenta Plants Illegal Genetically Engineered Crop in Brazilian World Heritage Site

  • 10:25 AM
    The Sudan Campaign: Manute Bol and Former Slave to Lead Historic 300-Mile Walk at UN Today

  • 9:18 AM
    Voters for Peace: Anti-War Movement to Offer Voters a Pledge; New Group to Launch Friday for 3rd Anniversary of Iraq War

  • 8:39 AM
    Foreign Policy in Focus / Jubilee USA Network: Experts Urge US Government to Cancel Liberia’s Odious Debt Ahead of Wednesday’s Congressional Appearance by New President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf


    Tuesday, March 14

  • 5:01 PM
    AFL-CIO / Pride at Work: Right Wing Boycott of Ford Only Hurts American Working Families

  • 4:10 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Israeli Raid · Iraq War Costs

  • 3:28 PM
    Human Rights Campaign: Blood Donation Rules Should be Based on Science, Not Prejudice

  • 3:27 PM
    Media Channel / Democracy in Action: Anti-War Movement Targets Media Coverage of the War with Protests at Media Companies and News Outlets

  • 3:27 PM
    Green Party of the United States Urges Steps for Security in Response to Bush Policies on Iran and the Middle East

  • 3:07 PM
    Natural Resources Defense Council: Department of Homeland Security Allowing Illegal Mahogany Imports, Say Native Peruvians and U.S. Conservation Group

  • 2:52 PM
    Citizens for Tax Justice: Bush Implies All of His Tax Cuts Were Failures until the 2003 Instalment

  • 2:09 PM
    AFL-CIO: New Report Shows Wal-Mart Abusing Public Health Care Programs in 23 States

  • 1:54 PM
    Amnesty International USA Urges Clemency for Patrick Moody, Citing Mental Health Concerns

  • 1:52 PM
    Amnesty International: Belarus: Tightening the Screws on Dissent

  • 1:35 PM
    New York Civil Liberties Union Seeks FBI Files on New York Political Groups and Activists

  • 1:35 PM
    American Civil Liberties Union Urges Court to Reject Government’s Bid for Google Records

  • 1:35 PM
    American Civil Liberties Union: Releases First Concrete Evidence of FBI Spying Based Solely on Groups’ Anti-War Views

  • 12:43 PM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington Files IRS Complaint Against Grover Norquist's Americans for Tax Reform

  • 12:34 PM
    National Organization for Women Joins Call to Demand Action for Hurricane Katrina Survivors

  • 11:38 AM
    Environmental Justice Coalition for Water: International Grassroots Activists Join Forces to Create an Alternative to the 4th World Water Forum

  • 11:38 AM
    Unified Forest Defense Campaign: Scientists Warn Against Fast-Track Logging in Forests Recovering from Fire

  • 11:31 AM
    Amnesty International: Israel/Occupied Territories: Palestinian Prisoners at Risk of Being Killed by Israeli Forces

  • 6:00 AM
    Greenpeace Sails into Papua to Protect Rainforest ‘Eden’


    Monday, March 13

  • 3:46 PM
    Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR): Bolivia Faces Good Prospects for Economic Reform

  • 2:46 PM
    MoveOn Media Action Statement on McClatchy Purchase of Knight Ridder

  • 2:06 PM
    East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN): As Secretary of State Visits Jakarta, Rights Group Urges U.S. Policy on Indonesia Promoting Justice and Rights, Not Military Might

  • 1:28 PM
    Center for Constitutional Rights: Attorneys Suing Bush for Wiretapping React to Censure Resolution and Call for Full Investigation of Impeachment

  • 1:12 PM
    National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and the Institute for Welcoming Resources Join Forces

  • 12:42 PM
    Amnesty International: Brazil: Caveirão - Rio’s Real “Bogeyman”

  • 12:31 PM
    Americans United for the Separation of Church and State Deplores TV Preacher Pat Robertson's Inflammatory Attack On Islam

  • 12:31 PM
    Electronic Frontier Foundation: Proposed New Jersey Laws Would Chill Free Speech

  • 12:21 PM
    Green Party of the United States: Greens and Other Antiwar Americans Were Right on Iraq

  • 12:11 PM
    Environmental Defense: New Farmed Salmon Standards Adopted by Wegmans and Bon Appétit

  • 12:05 PM
    Africa Action: Darfur's Protection Needs Abandoned by International Community

  • 11:48 AM
    Food and Water Watch: New Consumer Group’s Web Site Debuts as Resource on Food and Water Issues

  • 11:40 AM
    American Civil Liberties Union Calls on U.N. Human Rights Committee to Hold U.S. Government Accountable

  • 10:37 AM
    Public Citizen: As Oil Company CEOs Prepare to Testify, Congress Should Pursue Windfall Profits Tax

  • 10:37 AM
    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: Many Communities Would Be Forced to Reduce Number of Housing Vouchers Under Administration's Budget

  • 5:46 AM
    Greenpeace: Bio-Safety Protocol Must Prevent Developing Countries from Becoming An Illegal GMO Dumping Ground


    Friday, March 10

  • 4:05 PM
    Human Rights Campaign: Boston Catholic Charities Puts Ugly Political Agenda Before Child Welfare

  • 1:21 PM
    WakeUpWalMart.com Wins Prestigious Golden Dot Award For 'Best National Internet Campaign'

  • 1:14 PM
    Alaska Wilderness League: Alaska Oil Spill Ten Times More Than Original Estimate

  • 11:42 AM
    Oxfam America: Western Shoshone Victorious at UN; US Found in Violation of Human Rights of Native Americans, Urged to Take Immediate Action

  • 10:02 AM
    Sierra Club: Gale Norton: Unpopular Symbol of Unpopular Policies

  • 10:02 AM
    Human Rights Watch: China: NPC Should Censure Government on Human Rights

  • 9:09 AM
    Congressman Dennis Kucinich: Port Deal Not Dead; Introduces A Resolution To Obtain Documents And Force Congressional Oversight

  • 9:09 AM
    Friends of the Earth International: World Heritage Sites Threatened by Climate Change

  • 4:42 AM
    Friends of the Earth International: Biotech Foods: David Versus Goliath


    Thursday, March 9

  • 6:42 PM
    Sierra Club Television Series Documents the Human Costs of Corporate Irresponsibility

  • 2:38 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Iran Standoff at the UN

  • 2:24 PM
    Human Rights Watch: Iran: Police Attack Women’s Day Celebration

  • 2:24 PM
    Americans United for the Separation of Church and State: Criticizes Bush Push For 'Faith-Based' Funding; Church-State Watchdog Group Says Bush is Undercutting Civil Rights

  • 2:00 PM
    Senator Russ Feingold: Statement On the Patriot Act Reauthorization Being Signed into Law

  • 1:58 PM
    National Lawyers Guild: Targets of Illegal Surveillance Request Court Judgment Against President Bush Based on Public Records

  • 12:40 PM
    Brennan Center for Justice: TV Advertising in Texas Judicial Races Gets Off to an Early Start: More Than $270,000 Spent in Primary Elections for Lower Courts

  • 11:48 AM
    Amnesty International: Flower Power Round Two: Nationwide Protest for Women's Rights Proves Student Activism is Alive Again, Says Amnesty International

  • 11:09 AM
    Organic Consumers Association: Was Congress Bribed by Big Business to Steamroll Consumer Labeling Laws Without Hearings? "National Unity for Food Act" Will Kill Strict Labeling Laws

  • 10:49 AM
    Campaign for a Cleaner Congress: Travel Records Show Boehner Travelled Outside His Ohio District More Often Than He Went Home

  • 8:41 AM
    Africa Action Releases "Africa Policy Outlook 2006": Highlights Key Themes & Trends in U.S. Africa Policy; Report Assesses Promises Made in 2005 & Analyzes U.S. Priorities in 2006

  • 6:40 AM
    Center for Constitutional Rights: US Government Admits Illegal Domestic Spying According to Major Filing in Federal Court Today

  • 12:40 AM
    National Hip Hop Political Convention: Slam War!!!


    Wednesday, March 8

  • 10:45 PM
    Voices for Creative Nonviolence: Antiwar Activists Arrested at House Appropriations Committee Hearing

  • 12:47 PM
    Union of Concerned Scientists: 5,738 Scientists Decry Attempts to Weaken Endangered Species Act Leading Biologists Release Sign-On Letter

  • 12:43 PM
    Center for Constitutional Rights: Attorneys Suing President Bush for Illegal Spying Respond to Attempted Republican Wiretapping “Accord”

  • 12:23 PM
    National Lawyers Guild Calls for the Impeachment of South Dakota Governor Michael Rounds for Signing Anti-Abortion Legislation

  • 11:52 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Buffalo Betrayed by Official Cruelty and Indifference

  • 11:45 AM
    Violence Policy Center: Number of Gun Dealers in U.S. Drops Almost 80 Percent--From 245,628 to 54,902--Since 1994, New Violence Policy Center (VPC) Report Reveals

  • 11:30 AM
    Amnesty International USA Honors Montenegro Activist Crusading for End of Human Trafficking and Crimes Against Women

  • 11:16 AM
    25 x '25 Work Group: New Survey Shows Overwhelming Support for Renewable Energy

  • 10:49 AM
    Russ Feingold / Progressive Patriots Fund to Hold First Ever Nationwide Online Listening Session

  • 10:32 AM
    Environmental Working Group: House Set To Nullify State Consumer Safety Programs Under Pressure From Corporate Food Lobby

  • 10:15 AM
    International Human Rights Law Clinic at the American University Washington College of Law: University Legal Clinic Seeks to Stop First Military Commission Trial of A Child in Modern History

  • 10:07 AM
    National Organization for Women: Women Celebrate International Women's Day by Rallying for Peace

  • 9:31 AM
    Action Against Hunger: Women, The Most Efficient Partners in the Struggle to End Hunger: International Women’s Day 2006

  • 8:16 AM
    Maine Mother and Son Team Joins March to New Orleans

  • 7:15 AM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Another $70 Billion for War

  • 6:02 AM
    MADRE Calls on UN Assistance Mission to Address Gender-Based Violence in Iraq

  • 3:13 AM
    Greenpeace: First Contamination Report Reveals Worldwide Illegal Spread of Genetically Engineered Crops


    Tuesday, March 7

  • 2:54 PM
    Congressman Dennis Kucinich: PATRIOT Act "Is A Full Frontal Assault On The Bill Of Rights And Constitution"

  • 2:29 PM
    Fair Vote: The Nation Watches Mayor’s Race in Burlington, VT; City Uses Instant Runoff

  • 1:51 PM
    Service Employees International Union: As the AP Reports Security Problems at Homeland Security HQ, US Govt Has Ignored Multiple Problems Involving Troubled Security Contractor Wackenhut

  • 1:51 PM
    Amnesty International Members Petition U.S.A. to Support New UN Human Rights Council

  • 1:40 PM
    Human Rights Watch: Mexico: Rape Victims Denied Legal Abortion

  • 12:35 PM
    Defenders of Wildlife: "Environmentally Gentle" Drilling Causes Major Crude Oil Spill -- Potentially Largest in Alaska North Slope History

  • 12:34 PM
    Sierra Club: Oil Drilling Causes Major Crude Oil Spill Near Arctic Refuge

  • 12:20 PM
    Natural Resources Defense Council: Bipartisan Support Grows for Oil Savings Legislation

  • 12:19 PM
    Grand Canyon Wildlands Council / Arizona Wilderness Coalition / Sierra Club / The Wilderness Society: BLM Proposal Puts Arizona's New National Monuments in Danger

  • 12:19 PM
    Union of Concerned Scientists: Study Finds More Good Fats in Grass-fed Beef and Dairy Pasture Production Better for the Environment, Higher in Omega-3 Fatty Acids than Conventional Beef and Milk

  • 11:19 PM
    Public Citizen: Wal-Mart Critic Has First Amendment Right to Sell “Walocaust” Items, Maintain Web Site Critical of Retail Giant, Public Citizen Tells Court

  • 10:53 AM
    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: Flawed Formula Could Mean Fewer Section 8 Housing Vouchers In 2007

  • 10:04 AM
    Amnesty International Experts Available to Comment on State Dept.'s Country Reports on Human Rights

  • 9:45 AM
    CODEPINK / Global Exchange: Cindy Sheehan Joins Iraqi Women in Peace March to the White House on March 8th, International Women’s Day

  • 9:30 AM
    Campaign to Defend the Constitution: New Ad Campaign Blasts Religious Right Leaders for Ties to Abramoff, Casinos

  • 10:16 AM
    Brennan Center for Justice: New State Voter Registration Databases Could Bar Millions from Voting, Brennan Center Report Shows

  • 10:01 AM
    Families USA: Enzi Bill Puts 85 Million People at Risk of Losing Critical Health Insurance Protections

  • 7:26 AM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Iraqi Women

  • 6:00 AM
    American Civil Liberties Union Launches Campaign on Voting Rights Act Reauthorization

  • 12:10 AM
    Electronic Frontier Foundation: DearAOL.com Coalition Grows From 50 Organizations to 500 In One Week


    Monday, March 6

  • 4:20 PM
    Global Exchange: Cindy Sheehan and Three Others Arrested While Attempting to Deliver Petition Signed by 60,000 Demanding an End to Bloodshed in Iraq; Arrests Take Place After US Mission to the UN Refused to Meet with Delegation of Women Visiting from Iraq and Gold Star Families for Peace

  • 3:43 PM
    Center for Constitutional Rights: Attorneys Representing GITMO Detainees Blast Pentagon For Newly Released Hearing Transcripts

  • 2:54 PM
    US Rep. Dennis Kucinich: Patriot Act "Is a Full Frontal Assault on the Bill of Rights and the Contsitution"

  • 2:52 PM
    Business Leaders for Sensible Priorities: Congressional Legislation Finally Targets Wasteful Pentagon Spending to Address Federal Budget Woes
    Common Sense Budget Act-to Be Introduced Wed., March 8-Transfers Wasteful Pentagon Spending to Health, Schools, other Priorities


  • 11:20 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Fix for New Orleans Means Big Payday for Corps Insider

  • 8:50 AM
    Global Exchange/CODEPink Cindy Sheehan Joins Iraqi Women to Urge the UN to Help Prevent a Civil War in Iraq


    Sunday, March 5

  • 2:18 PM
    Center for Digital Democracy: AT&T's Takeover of Bell South: Bad for the Internet, Consumers, and Democracy: Deal will become Poster Child in Campaign to Protect the Net


    Friday, March 3

  • 2:18 PM
    Public Citizen: FDA Report Highlights Poor Enforcement of Post-Marketing Follow-Up

  • 2:16 PM
    Worldwatch Institute: US-India Nuclear Deal: Reckless on Every Score

  • 2:16 PM
    Greenpeace Exposes the European Countries Responsible for Deep-Sea Destruction

  • 1:37 PM
    Center for Constitutional Rights: Shocking Torture at Guantanamo Confirmed in Government Documents Revealed Today

  • 1:01 PM
    ActionAid International Drives International Conference on Agrarian Reform

  • 12:48 PM
    The Humane Society of The United States Applauds Mississppi Move to Ban Internet Hunting

  • 12:48 PM
    Environmental Working Group: White House Delays Release of Study Showing Toxic Rocket Fuel in Most Americans

  • 10:51 AM
    Global Exchange: Cindy Sheehan Joins Iraqi Women to Urge the UN to Help Stop a Civil War in Iraq

  • 10:51 AM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Bush in Pakistan


    Thursday, March 2

  • 1:37 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: India: Crucial Issues

  • 1:37 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Afghan Warlords · Iraqi Death Squads · Palestinian Cutoff

  • 12:22 PM
    Free Press: Congress Should Expand Universal Service Funding to Broadband Networks

  • 11:20 AM
    Earthjustice: More than 250,000 Citizens Petition To Keep Roadless Areas Wild

  • 11:20 AM
    Center for Economic and Policy Research: Over 400 Economists and Social Scientists Urge Congress to Save Key Census Survey

  • 10:16 AM
    Amnesty International USA: States' Policies Fail to Protect Women From Sexual Misconduct in Prison, Allow Shackling During Pregnancy & Labor

  • 10:04 AM
    National Resources Defense Council Announces New BioGem Campaign to Protect Florida's Emerald Coast

  • 10:04 AM
    National Resources Defense Council Announces 12 Most Threatened Wild Places in the Americas for 2006

  • 8:02 AM
    Human Rights Watch: Afghanistan: Conviction and Death Sentence of Former Intelligence Chief Flawed

  • 7:50 AM
    Heritage Forests Campaign: Over 250,000 Petition Forest Service to Reinstate Forest Protections

  • 6:31 AM
    Bill of Rights Defense Committee Calls on Members of Congress to Heed Their Constituents and Fix the PATRIOT Act


    Wednesday, March 1

  • 4:15 PM
    The International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal: Bush's India Trip Touches Nerve on US Business Human Rights Record

  • 3:10 PM
    Cinema Libre Studio: 'Giuliani Time' Exposes the Real Face of "America's Mayor"

  • 3:00 PM
    Amnesty International: China: Guangdong Bag Snatchers May Face Death Penalty

  • 1:45 PM
    Stop CAFTA Coalition Declare Intent to Support Resistance in Central America, Monitor CAFTA

  • 1:32 PM
    Americans United for the Separation of Church and State Says Alito Thank-You Letter To Religious Right Leader Is Grossly Inappropriate

  • 1:32 PM
    Brady Campaign to Stop Gun Violence: If Gun Lobby Is Telling Truth, Assault Weapons Problem Worse Than We Realized

  • 1:21 PM
    Government Accountability Project: Bone Researcher Charges Proctor & Gamble with Continuing Data Concealment

  • 1:12 PM
    Green Party of the United States: Working Americans Face 'Robber Baron' Economy

  • 12:28 PM
    Human Rights Watch: China: A Year After New Regulations, Religious Rights Still Restricted

  • 11:06 AM
    National Gay and Lesbian Task Force: Wisconsin Same-Sex Marriage Ban Measure Poised for November 2006 Ballot

  • 11:06 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): State Anti-Pollution Enforcers Fear Reprisal

  • 10:23 AM
    Africa Action: February Showed Failure of U.S. Leadership on Darfur

  • 7:39 AM
    Action Aid International: Trial of Ethiopian Campaigners Adjourned


    Tuesday, February 28

  • 6:44 PM
    Peace Action: At DC Gandhi Statue: Opposition to Bush’s Defiling of Gandhi Peace Memorial

  • 6:24 PM
    Congressman Dennis Kucinich: Bush is Dead Wrong-US Caught In A Civil War Of His Own Making In Iraq

  • 5:24 PM
    Institute for Southern Studies: "Mardi Gras Index" Finds NOLA Rebuilding Stalled

  • 4:01 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Zogby: Troops Want Out

  • 3:01 PM
    Feminist Majority Foundation: Supreme Court Ruling Could Imperil Women’s Health Clinics

  • 12:52 PM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington: Files Ethics Complaint Against Rep. Sam Johnson; Breaks House Ethics Rules Through Improper Use of IRS

  • 12:49 PM
    American Civil Liberties Union: Vermont Campaign Finance Measure Would Limit Free Speech, ACLU Tells Supreme Court

  • 12:49 PM
    American Civil Liberties Union Welcomes Senate Oversight Hearing on NSA Warrantless Eavesdropping

  • 12:30 PM
    Environmental Working Group: Children's Drinks Contain Ingredients That Can Form Benzene

  • 11:54 AM
    New York City Women's Human Rights Action Team / Amnesty International USA / Mexico Solidarity Network: In Recognition of International Women's Day:A Discussion of Femicide in Juarez

  • 11:49 AM
    Public Citizen Petitions FDA to Ban Darvon Products

  • 11:49 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): New Jersey Proposes PCB Plan, but Leaves Out Numerical Limits

  • 11:41 AM
    BioETHICS 2006: Biotech is Coming to Save the World

  • 11:31 AM
    Opportunity Agenda and the Gulf Coast: The Six Month Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

  • 10:26 AM
    America's Second Harvest-The Nation's Food Bank Network Honors Bill Bolling For Service To Hungry Americans

  • 10:11 AM
    Center for Constitutional Rights: First Violation of McCain Torture Amendment Alleged in Emergency Injunction

  • 10:07 AM
    Zogby International: U.S. Troops in Iraq: 72% Say End War in 2006

  • 9:08 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): EPA Okays Chemical Testing On Fetal Tissue

  • 4:54 AM
    Friends of the Earth International: Leaked Report: US Misled the World on Biotech Foods "Victory"

  • 4:31 AM
    Greenpeace Launches Rescue Station to Protect Rainforest 'Paradise'


    Monday, February 27

  • 4:36 PM
    Military Families Speak Out: Military Wife Opposing War in Iraq to Testify Before House Appropriations Subcommitteees

  • 4:00 PM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) / Environmental Working Group: 3M Chemical Contamination Widespread In Minnesota

  • 3:14 PM
    Rep. Henry A. Waxman Calls for Subpoena of Documents on Halliburton Profits

  • 3:14 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Bush and Nukes in India

  • 2:58 PM
    Brennan Center for Justice: Wage Hike At Risk Due to Lack of Awareness

  • 2:58 PM
    Service Employees International Union: Statement from President Andy Stern on Wal-Mart CEO Lee Scott's Address to the NGA

  • 2:42 PM
    Human Rights Watch: Russia: Gay Pride Parade Should Not Be Banned

  • 2:42 PM
    Human Rights Watch: Iran: Alarming Increase in Executions

  • 2:42 PM
    Human Rights Watch: Burundi: Donors Must Press for End to Continuing Abuses

  • 2:11 PM
    Amnesty International: U2 Receives Human Rights Award at Chile's National Stadium

  • 1:57 PM
    American Forests: Green Mountain Energy Company Launches eMission Solutions to Help Companies Offset Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Mitigate Carbon Risk

  • 1:57 PM
    Greenpeace: Make Piracy History

  • 1:57 PM
    Public Citizen: Trucker Hours-of-Service Rule Creates Hazard, Allows Drivers on Road for Too Many Hours, Safety Groups and Teamsters Tell Court

  • 1:57 PM
    Consumer Federation of America: New Report Shows That Within Vehicle Class, Fuel Efficiency Varies Widely

  • 1:39 PM
    Brady Campaign: A New Approach to Law and Order for Kentucky -- Encourage Everyone to Be First to Shoot

  • 12:48 PM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Forest Service Eyes Outsourcing Two-Thirds Of Workforce

  • 11:58 AM
    Global Exchange: Iraqi Women Make Rare Trip to the US to Share Stories, Call for an End to Violence and Occupation

  • 11:02 AM
    Americans for Insurance Reform: New Report Confirms: Medical Malpractice Insurance "Crisis" Is Over

  • 10:57 AM
    Peace Action: Denounces Cynical Bush Plan to Lay Memorial Wreath in Honor of Mahatma Gandhi on Trip to India

  • 10:48 AM
    Center for Study of Responsive Law: Nader Rebukes Domestic Auto Industry for Failure to Innovate

  • 6:30 AM
    PlanetSave.com: Free Email Service Conserves Rainforest Land and Jaguar Habitat


    February 2006

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