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  April 2008

Wednesday, April 30

  • 6:22 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Escalation of U.S. Air War

  • 6:22 PM
    Common Cause: Sen. Reid Makes Commendable Effort to Break Deadlock Over FEC Nominees

  • 6:22 PM
    CODEPINK: Woman Who Confronted Condi Rice with "Bloody" Hands Faces 135 Days Jail Time

  • 6:22 PM
    Amnesty International: Killings of Trade Unionists On The Rise in Colombia

  • 6:15 PM
    ACLU: Newly Unredacted Report Confirms Psychologists Supported Illegal Interrogations in Iraq and Afghanistan

  • 5:24 PM
    Veterans for Peace Blasts Bush on Transport, Housing Snafus

  • 4:38 PM
    International Labor Rights Forum: Group Celebrates Mother’s Day at Home by Supporting Working Moms Abroad

  • 4:08 PM
    National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee (NWTRCC): Peace Activists Protest War by Refusing Taxes

  • 4:00 PM
    CREW Statement on Resignation of GSA Chief Lurita Doan

  • 1:25 PM
    US Senator Russ Feingold Statement at Hearing on 'Secret Law and the Threat to Democratic and Accountable Government'

  • 1:13 PM
    Physicians for Human Rights: Zimbabwe: Authorities Must End Harassment of Opposition

  • 1:10 PM
    Human Rights Watch (HRW): Nepal: Cancel Deadly Force Orders for Mt. Everest Torch Protests

  • 12:54 PM
    Human Rights Watch (HRW): China: Tibetan Protesters Denied Fair Trial

  • 12:31 PM
    Human Rights Watch (HRW): Lebanon: Protect Domestic Workers From Abuse, Exploitation

  • 11:58 AM
    ACLU Skeptical About Latest DHS Watch List Band-Aid

  • 11:26 AM
    Center for Science In The Public Interest (CSPI): Brewers Urged to Stop Marketing Beer Shirts to Young Girls

  • 11:05 AM
    ACLU Commends Senator Feingold for Hearing on Secret Law

  • 11:00 AM
    National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA): Gun Regulations in National Parks: Open for Public Comment (and Confusion)

  • 10:16 AM
    Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL): 79 Religious Organizations Oppose Energy Department Plan for New Nuclear Bomb Plant

    Tuesday, April 29

  • 6:10 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Aftermath of Supreme Court Voter ID Decision

  • 5:54 PM
    AFL-CIO Working Families Mobilize to Counter McCain's Insurance Industry-Friendly Healthcare Plan

  • 5:40 PM
    Amnesty International: Refugee Camp Trauma Continues for Palestinians

  • 5:36 PM
    Equality California: Youth to Demand Safety in California Schools

  • 5:23 PM
    NC WARN: Indiana, NC Press Presidential Hopefuls Over Coal & Climate Crisis

  • 3:34 PM
    Nuclear Age Peace Foundation: Senators Oppose U.S. Nuclear Reprocessing Plan, Cite Proliferation Concerns

  • 2:09 PM
    ACLU Takes On High School Principal For Discriminating Against Male Couple

  • 1:40 PM
    Food & Water Watch: Congress Could Implement Expert Advice to Agriculture Markets

  • 1:20 PM
    Sierra Club: Bush Calls for More of the Same When It Comes to Gas Prices

  • 12:45 PM
    Earth Rights International: Report: Chevron Financing, Profiting From and Liable for Human Rights Abuses in Burma (Myanmar)

  • 11:11 AM
    Keep Antibiotics Working Coalition: New Report Spells Out the Critical Health Risk in Adding Human Antibiotics to Animal Feed in U.S. Farms

  • 11:00 AM
    Planned Parenthood Celebrates National Volunteer Week — 20,000 Strong

  • 10:56 AM
    NAACP: Supreme Court's Decision on Voter IDs is Akin to Voter Suppression

  • 10:55 AM
    Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Disappointed with Supreme Court Decision to Uphold Indiana’s Voter Identification Law, But Will Continue Fight to Protect All Voters

  • 10:37 AM
    Center for Science in the Public Interest: Which Food Additives Are Safe? Which Aren’t?

  • 10:30 AM
    Center for American Progress: The State of Minorities - How Are Minorities Faring in the Economy?

  • 10:21 AM
    ACLU Testifies before Senate against Real ID

  • 10:15 AM
    Environmental Groups: Judge Orders Bush Administration to Stop Delaying Polar Bear Protection

  • 9:48 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): New Jersey Dons Blinders on Industrial Site Clean-Up

    Monday, April 28

  • 11:04 PM
    Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Joins The No FEAR Institute to Host “Whistleblower Week in Washington”

  • 5:45 PM
    Food & Water Watch Demands Transparency on Food Inspection

  • 5:35 PM
    ACORN Statement on Supreme Court Decision of Crawford v. Marion County Elections Board

  • 5:28 PM
    Congressman Keith Ellison: On Supreme Court Voter Id Case

  • 4:15 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Rev. Wright: Dialogue Beyond the Sound Bites

  • 3:41 PM
    ACLU Urges Federal Appeals Court to Lift Ban on Renowned Scholar

  • 3:00 PM
    Greenpeace Discovers New Species in Groundbreaking Bering Sea Expedition

  • 2:59 PM
    Common Cause: Supreme Court Ruling Will Disenfranchise Indiana Primary Voters

  • 2:47 PM
    Earthjustice: Twelve Conservation Groups Challenge Federal Wolf Delisting

  • 2:40 PM
    AFL-CIO: Jump in Fatalities of Latino Workers

  • 2:36 PM
    ACLU Lawsuit Against Michigan Department of Corrections Resumes Today

  • 1:49 PM
    Sweat-Free Communities: Vermont Becomes Seventh Sweatfree State

  • 1:30 PM
    Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) Demands Release of Homeland Security Report on Rendition Victim

  • 1:23 PM
    Doctors Without Borders/MSF: Two-Year Process to Overhaul Health R&D System Reaches Critical Stage at UN Summit

  • 1:21 PM
    Marijuana Policy Project: Medical Marijuana Advocates Offer Point-by-Point Refutations of Law Enforcement

  • 1:20 PM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) Launches FixtheFEC.org

  • 1:15 PM
    ACLU Resumes Vigilant Watch As Unconstitutional Guantánamo Hearings Continue This Week

  • 1:12 PM
    National Gay and Lesbian Task Force: Opening the Door to the Inclusion of Transgender People

  • 1:10 PM
    Center for Biological Diversity: Federal Proposal to Open 1.7 Million Acres of Nevada Public Land to Oil and Gas Development Would Worsen Global Climate Change and Imperil Species

  • 1:02 PM
    ACLU Disappointed With Supreme Court’s Voter ID Decision

  • 1:02 PM
    Organic Consumers Association: Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps Files Lawsuit Against Major 'Organic' Cheater Brands

  • 12:57 PM
    Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Applauds Request From Nine Senators to Cut Nuclear Reprocessing Funding

  • 12:48 PM
    Amnesty International USA to Launch National Tour of Guantanamo Cell Replica in Miami

  • 12:41 PM
    People For the American Way (PFAW): Supreme Court Won’t Stand Up For Voters

  • 11:10 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Law Professors Blast EPA Libraries Plan

  • 11:08 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): New Jersey Model for Privatized Toxic Clean-Ups Fails Audits

  • 11:01 AM
    Amnesty International Calls on Pakistan Government to Restore Judges Deposed Under Emergency Law

  • 10:21 AM
    Senator Russ Feingold: On Cover the Uninsured Week

    Friday, April 25

  • 3:35 PM
    ACLU And HRF Ask Circuit Court To Reconsider Rumsfeld Torture Case

  • 2:27 PM
    Amnesty International Obtains Secret Video Showing Horror of Beheading in Saudi Arabia

  • 2:12 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Police Brutality and Racism

  • 1:26 PM
    Defenders of Wildlife: Congress to Hold Field Hearing on Border Wall

  • 1:00 PM
    Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) Condemns Full Acquittal of Police Officers Who Killed Sean Bell

  • 11:53 AM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW): Statement on Senate Ethics Committee "Qualified Admonition" of Sen. Domenici

  • 11:35 AM
    Americans United for Church & State: National Day Of Prayer Showcases Intolerant Religious Right Agenda

  • 10:01 AM
    Human Rights First: President Bush Should Address Human Rights in Meeting with Guatemalan President

  • 9:20 AM
    Environmental Groups: Department of Homeland Security Ignored Warnings of Harm to San Pedro River

    Thursday, April 24

  • 4:28 PM
    Environmental Working Group (EWG): Pressure Mounts on Infant Formula Makers to Remove Toxic Chemical From Containers

  • 3:50 PM
    National Security Archive: Court Sets Deadline for White House Answers on Missing E-mail

  • 2:59 PM
    Doctors Without Borders/MSF: Fuel Crisis in Gaza: MSF Is Forced to Scale Back Its Medical Activities

  • 2:40 PM
    SEIU: Congress Must Not Hedge on Health Care Reform

  • 2:15 PM
    Council for a Livable World Urges Congress to Use Supplemental Appropriations Bill to End Iraq War

  • 1:10 PM
    Rainforest Action Network Joins International Protest Against Industry-Led 'Responsible Soy' Roundtable

  • 1:03 PM
    Conservation Groups: Coalition Urges Passage of Coast Guard Bill to Protect Great Lakes from Invasive Species

  • 12:56 PM
    Free Press: Senate Committee Votes to Throw Out FCC Rules

  • 12:12 PM
    Environmental Defense Fund: First Nationwide Climate Change Survey of Public Health Departments Shows Lack of Resources for Dealing with Health Challenge

  • 12:10 PM
    Common Cause: Senate Commerce Committee Says No to More Media Consolidation

  • 12:01 PM
    AFL-CIO: Nation's Workplaces Increasingly Dangerous

  • 12:00 PM
    ACLU Urges House to Remain Firm as FISA Stalemate Continues

  • 11:30 AM
    Union of Concerned Scientists: Confined Animal Feeding Operations Cost Taxpayers Billions, New Report Finds

  • 11:26 AM
    Food & Water Watch: Nation’s Scientists: More Study on Desalination’s Effects Needed to Assess Its Potential as a Water Supply Option

  • 9:56 AM
    Military Families Speak Out Tells Congress: Stop Putting Politics Ahead of the Lives of Our Troops!

    Wednesday, April 23

  • 1:50 PM
    Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS): Hundreds of EPA Scientists Report Political Interference Over Last Five Years

  • 1:46 PM
    Rainforest Action Network (RAN) , Appalachians to Confront Bank of America Over Coal Financing at Annual Shareholder Meeting

  • 1:45 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Food Crisis and Biofuels

  • 1:40 PM
    Doctors Without Borders/MSF: Food Aid Missing Critical Ingredients

  • 1:30 PM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) Releases Most Complete List of House Members' PACS

  • 1:10 PM
    ACLU: Evidence Once Again Shows Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Programs Don’t Work

  • 1:00 PM
    AFL-CIO and Guatemalan Unions File First-Of-Its Kind Complaint Under CAFTA

  • 12:51 PM
    Human Rights Groups: CIA Acknowledges It Has More Than 7000 Documents Relating to Secret Detention Program, Rendition, and Torture

  • 12:16 PM
    National Lawyers Guild (NLG) Urges Israel to Permit Richard Falk to Enter Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories

  • 10:34 AM
    National Coalition for the Homeless (NCH) Report Calls for Action to Break the Foreclosure to Homelessness Cycle

  • 10:13 AM
    Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC): Burger King Has It Their Way With PG-13 Iron Man

  • 10:07 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Why Native Yellowstone Bison Stay in the Park

  • 9:43 AM
    Ecojustice: Canada, US and Mexico Interfering With NAFTA Watchdog

    Tuesday, April 22

  • 8:01 PM
    Amnesty International: Governments and United Nations Must Push for Release of 350 People Kidnapped in Central Africa by Lord's Resistance Army

  • 6:30 PM
    FAIR: Pentagon Pundits: Media Facilitate Iraq Propaganda Effort

  • 3:10 PM
    Free Press: Murdoch’s Newsday Deal Is Bad News for New York

  • 3:00 PM
    Rainforest Action Network , Appalachians Confront Citi Over Coal Financing at Annual Shareholder Meeting

  • 2:31 PM
    Union of Concerned Scientists: New Fuel Economy Proposal Starts Strong, Then Puts on the Brakes

  • 1:02 PM
    Physicians for Human Rights: Allegations of Drugging in US Interrogations

  • 12:38 PM
    Greenpeace Marks Earth Day '08 With New Website Exposing Corporate ‘Greenwash’ Claims

  • 12:35 PM
    Public Citizen: Modest Fuel Economy Increase Is Little Cause for Earth Day Revelry

  • 12:19 PM
    CODEPINK Women for Peace: Cox Traveled to DC at Request of Daughter of Freedom Rider Who Has Been Hunger-Striking for Impeachment Hearings

  • 12:10 PM
    The Wilderness Society: Migratory Birds & Globally Important Wilderness Habitat Endangered by Proposed Road Through Izembek Refuge

  • 12:00 PM
    World Wildlife Fund: Reducing Deforestation Is Key to Addressing Climate Change

  • 11:56 AM
    ACLU Demands Immediate Release of Inspector General Report on FBI’s Role in Illegal Interrogations

  • 11:24 AM
    People for the American Way (PFAW) Ads Target Coleman’s Record on Judges

  • 10:26 AM
    Africa Action: On Earth Day, Africa Action Calls for US to Support Sustainable Development in Africa

  • 10:09 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Helicopter Crashes in Nevada Coyote Hunt

  • 10:00 AM
    Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC): Earth Day: Celebrating Successes, Acknowledging Challenges

  • 8:58 AM
    Ecojustice: Plans for Massive Water Diversions Make Alberta Province to Watch as Canadian Water Resources Diminish - Earth Day Report

    Monday, April 21

  • 6:20 PM
    FAIR: Peter Hart on Media Complicity With Pentagon Message Machine

  • 5:15 PM
    Conservation Groups: Politics Beats Science: Alaska's Cook Inlet Beluga Whale Protections Delayed

  • 4:10 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Earth Day: * War * Toxics

  • 3:35 PM
    The Wilderness Society: On Eve of Earth Day, Bush Imperils Local Communities and Wild Lands in Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming With Continued Rush to Begin Oil Shale Leasing

  • 2:00 PM
    Free Press Calls for Congressional Investigation Into Pentagon Pundits

  • 12:28 PM
    Amnesty International: Threat of Lethal Force in Nepal an Unacceptable Escalation for Tibet Protests

  • 11:30 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Arizona’s Kofa Refuge Cougars Get One-Year Reprieve

  • 11:00 AM
    Human Rights Watch: Saudi Arabia: Male Guardianship Policies Harm Women

  • 10:00 AM
    Environmental Defense Fund: Analysis Shows Effective Action on Climate Change Will Have Little Impact on US Economy

  • 9:45 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): New Jersey Parks Lose Millions in Uncollected Lease Payments

    Friday, April 18

  • 6:35 PM
    Environmental Working Group (EWG): Canada Moves Toward BPA Ban; Wal-Mart Will Pull All BPA-Laced Items

  • 3:00 PM
    Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS): Report Demonstrates Major Gains Possible Under New Fuel Economy Law

  • 2:35 PM
    Amnesty International Raises Concern About 28 Executions in Iraq After Seemingly Hasty and Unfair Trials

  • 1:20 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Why Did the Pope Avoid Addressing the Iraq War?

  • 1:16 PM
    Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP): Can High Agriculture Prices Spur Development?

  • 12:57 PM
    Earthjustice Lauds Governors for Leadership on Climate Change

  • 12:46 PM
    Americans for Safe Access: Medical Marijuana Patient Protection Act Introduced Yesterday in Congress

  • 12:02 PM
    Defenders of Wildlife: Congressional, Religious, Cultural and Academic Leaders Urge Supreme Court to Hear Challenge to Border Wall

  • 11:47 AM
    Co-Op America Targets 10 of the Largest US Mutual Fund Families for Failing to Take Action on Climate Change

  • 11:30 AM
    Common Cause: Pennsylvania’s Election Systems Expected to Be Tested Under Weight of Heavy Turnout and Surge of New Voters

  • 11:10 AM
    Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR): On 12th Anniversary of IDF Shelling UN Compound CCR Calls On Israel to Compensate Qana Survivors

  • 11:00 AM
    Center for American Progress: Statement: Problems with Plastic – Credit Card Debt Hits Record High

  • 10:58 AM
    Amnesty International Commends Pakistan Government's Ratification of UN Human Rights Convention

  • 10:18 AM
    ACLU: Court to Hear Arguments Today in Case Testing Material Support Statute

    Thursday, April 17

  • 7:07 PM
    FAIR (Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting): Action Alert: ABC's Debate Debacle

  • 6:33 PM
    Center for Biological Diversity/Greenpeace/NRDC: Statement on Bush Administration’s Request for Further Delay in Protecting Polar Bears From Global Warming

  • 4:01 PM
    Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) Responds to Debate About Venezuelan Economy

  • 2:14 PM
    Rainforest Action Network: Activists With Rainforest Action Network Block Entry to Weyerhaeuser Shareholder Meeting

  • 2:11 PM
    Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC): Millions of Americans Will Be Safer in the Water; House Approves Beach Water Safety Bill

  • 2:10 PM
    National Parks Conservancy Association (NPCA): Supreme Court Decision on Heller Case May Impact Firearms Safety Regs in Our National Parks

  • 2:01 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Maoist Victory in Nepal

  • 2:00 PM
    Americans United for Separation of Church and State: Tax Aid to Religion Harms Faith and Draws Government Into Religious Affairs, Interfaith Coalition Tells Appeals Court

  • 1:45 PM
    American Rivers: Global Warming Places Rivers Across the Nation at Risk

  • 1:30 PM
    Center for American Progress: Statement: Bush’s Bankruptcy Legacy – Three Years and Nearly 1.5 Million Bankruptcy Filings Later

  • 1:18 PM
    Union of Concerned Scientists: Scientists Call On Next President to Take Unilateral Steps to Reduce Nuclear Weapons Threat

  • 12:37 PM
    Amnesty International Calls for Full Investigation Into Israeli Army Killing of Civilians

  • 12:07 PM
    ACLU Sues Pentagon to Uncover Records of Deaths at Guantánamo

  • 11:10 AM
    Environmental Working Group (EWG): Study: Dogs and Cats Contaminated With High Levels of Toxic Industrial Chemicals

  • 10:19 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Bush Order to Promote Hunting May Spark New Off-Road Curbs

  • 10:17 AM
    Secular Coalition of America: American Ethical Union to Vote on Joining Secular Coalition for America

  • 10:00 AM
    Free Press: Future of the Internet Debated at Stanford

    Wednesday, April 16

  • 6:25 PM
    Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR): Media Double Standard on Fundraising Promises

  • 2:23 PM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW): New CREW Report Finds Federal Government Electronic Record Keeping Practices Abysmal

  • 2:15 PM
    World Wildlife Fund: Illegal Fishers Plunder Arctic Waters

  • 2:11 PM
    Sierra Club: Bush Throws Hail Mary to Polluters With Sham Global Warming Announcement

  • 2:04 PM
    Center for Biological Diversity: Fish and Wildlife Service Will Consider Protection for Rare New Mexico Butterfly

  • 1:42 PM
    Corporate Accountability International: Is Coke's Dasani Full of Hot Air?

  • 1:40 PM
    Center for American Progress: President Bush Continues to Oppose Global Warming Solutions

  • 1:31 PM
    Human Rights Watch: Italian Court Challenges CIA Rendition Program

  • 1:23 PM
    ACLU: Supreme Court Upholds Lethal Injection in Kentucky

  • 12:55 PM
    Friends of the Earth: Bush Speech Last Whimper From Increasingly Irrelevant President

  • 12:01 PM
    Amnesty International: US Supreme Court's Lethal Injection Ruling Has 'Limited Long-Term Impact'

    Tuesday, April 15

  • 6:00 PM
    Free Press: Comcast-Pando Pact Won't Protect Consumers

  • 5:56 PM
    Common Cause: House GOP Leaders and White House Deliver Blow to Verifiable Election

  • 4:15 PM
    Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation: $9 Billion for Bio Weapons Prevention and Defense in 2009, Total Spending Since 2001 Over $57 Billion

  • 3:50 PM
    Americans United: N.J. High School Football Coach Has No Right To Encourage Student Prayers, Federal Appeals Court Says

  • 2:51 PM
    Friends of the Earth Action: New National Network Media Buy Tells McCain to Stop Pushing Pork for Corporate Polluters

  • 2:46 PM
    Senator Russ Feingold: Senate Passes Feingold Measure Calling For Resolution to Crisis In Chad, Central African Republic, and Sudan

  • 2:35 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Net Worth of the Candidates

  • 2:30 PM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW): Organizations Across The Political Spectrum Ask House and Senate Leaders To Post Committee Votes Online

  • 2:28 PM
    Amnesty International: Secrecy Surrounds Death Penalty

  • 2:24 PM
    The Wilderness Society: Public Officials, Renewable Industry Representatives Call West-Wide Energy Corridors Process Missed Opportunity, Possible Disaster

  • 1:55 PM
    Environmental Working Group (EWG): Federal Health Agency Reverses Course, Increases Concern Over Toxic Infant Formula Contaminant

  • 1:54 PM
    US Senator Russ Feingold: On the FBI's Misuse of Its National Security Letter Authority

  • 1:50 PM
    Basel Action Network (BAN): Beware Free Electronic Waste Collection Events 'For the Environment'

  • 12:56 PM
    Amnesty International: Sentences Against Muslim Brothers a 'Perversion of Justice'

  • 11:30 AM
    Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL): Reject New Nuclear Warhead, Arms Control Groups Tell Congress

  • 10:56 AM
    Government Accountability Project: Mushroom Company Consents to Order Finding It Committed 'Willful, Flagrant and Repeated Violations' of Federal Law

  • 10:19 AM
    Military Families Speak Out: Senators Could End the War This Spring

  • 9:34 AM
    The Cornucopia Institute: Organic Infant Formula Ingredients Processed with Toxic Chemical

    Monday, April 14

  • 6:58 PM
    Institute of Public Accuracy (IPA): Pope's Visit: Representation of the Catholic Church

  • 6:40 PM
    Institute of Public Accuracy (IPA): Behind The Food Crisis

  • 4:25 PM
    Earthjustice: Congress to Hold Largest Hearing Ever on Clean Water Legislation

  • 4:17 PM
    Common Cause: Democrats and Republicans Must Find Consensus Candidates for FEC

  • 3:55 PM
    CARE and Oxfam Convene World Hunger Forum

  • 1:00 PM
    Leading To War: Available for Free Internet Viewing in 19 Languages

  • 12:30 PM
    Institute for Agriculture & Trade Policy (IATP): Global Rules to Shape Biofuel Market

  • 12:09 PM
    Free Press: GAO Report Confirms FCC Flying Blind on Media Diversity

  • 11:20 AM
    Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Center for Human Rights: Farmworkers, Eric Schlosser to Testify at Senate Hearing on Slavery and Abuses in Florida's Tomato Fields

  • 10:05 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): EPA Opens Chemical Risk Assessment to Corporate Lobbying

    Thursday, April 10

  • 9:00 PM
    ACLU: News Report Reveals White House Approved Torture Techniques

  • 5:51 PM
    People for The American Way (PFAW): Discredited and Unpopular, Bush Still Gets His Way on Judicial Nominations

  • 5:15 PM
    Free Press: Stanford Hosts FCC Hearing on Future of the Internet

  • 2:04 PM
    Human Rights Watch: Zimbabwe: Last Chance for SADC to Tackle Crisis

  • 1:34 PM
    ACORN Protests Senate’s Vote Against Families Facing Foreclosure

  • 1:26 PM
    Military Families Speak Out Rejects 12 Month Tours of Duty As Solution to an Unjustifiable War

  • 1:12 PM
    Human Rights First: US Contributes to Afghan Fair Trial Violations

  • 1:03 PM
    Greenpeace Investigation Connects Logging in North American Boreal Forest to Increased Global Warming

  • 12:40 PM
    Defenders of Wildlife: Bush Administration Again Favors Timber and Oil Industry By Proposing Weakened National Forest Management Regulations

  • 12:35 PM
    Center for Biological Diversity: Rare Yellow-Billed Loon, Threatened by Oil Development and Global Warming in Arctic, on the Road to Protection

  • 12:28 PM
    Amnesty International: Indonesia's Premature Release of Militia Leader Eurico Guterres a "Deliberate Miscarriage of Justice"

  • 11:38 AM
    Amnesty International USA to Launch National Tour of Guantanamo Cell Replica in Miami

  • 11:01 AM
    Corporate Accountability International: Community Protests, Slowing Market Hang Over Nestlé Shareholders’ Meeting

  • 10:56 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): US Offshore Leasing Premised on Future of Cheap Oil

    Wednesday, April 9

  • 2:38 PM
    Friends of The Earth: High School Textbook Challenged for Global Warming Bias

  • 1:37 PM
    Project On Government Oversight: Here We Go Again: No Accountability For Federal Credit Cards; Pushes Limits To New Highs (Or Lows)

  • 12:33 PM
    Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW): Petraeus Testimony Contradicts What Troops on the Ground Report, Say Iraq Veterans Attending Hearings

  • 12:05 PM
    Environmental Working Group (EWG): Congress Threatens FDA With Subpoenas for Information on Approval of Infant Formula Contaminant

  • 11:51 AM
    ACLU Maintains Vigilant Watch As Unconstitutional Guantánamo Hearings Resume This Week

  • 11:42 AM
    ACLU Challenges Montana’s Flawed System for Third Party Ballot Access

  • 11:09 AM
    National Lawyers Guild Calls on Boalt Hall to Dismiss Law Professor John Yoo

  • 10:52 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Audit Finds Major Hazards in Interior Department

    Tuesday, April 8

  • 6:50 PM
    Oxfam: Action Needed On Climate, Food Crisis

  • 6:25 PM
    Military Families Share Their Own Assessment of the War in Iraq

  • 4:00 PM
    Jubilee USA: Congress Should Demand IMF Policy Reform Before Approving Gold Sales, Coalition Says

  • 3:30 PM
    National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA): New Report: Critical Land Inside 55 National Parks Could Be Lost for Lack of Funding

  • 3:00 PM
    Institute for Agriculture & Trade Policy: New WTO Agriculture Text Falls Short – Again

  • 2:35 PM
    Defenders of Wildlife: Offshore Drilling Could Destroy Bristol Bay Fisheries

  • 1:50 PM
    Food & Water Watch: Ocean Fish Farms Will Not Eliminate Seafood Trade Deficit

  • 1:22 PM
    Human Rights First: Petraeus and Crocker Testimonies on Refugees Missing Critical Information

  • 1:15 PM
    ACLU Calls for Investigation into NSL Abuse

  • 12:58 PM
    Center for Biological Diversity: Oil Drilling to Hit Heart of Right Whale Habitat in Bering Sea: World’s Most Endangered Whale Will Be Sacrificed to Oil Companies

  • 12:55 PM
    Human Rights Watch: US/Jordan: Stop Renditions to Torture

  • 12:40 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: No "Permanent" Bases -- Just "Enduring" Bases

  • 12:25 PM
    ACLU Argues That Ashcroft Can Be Held Accountable for Wrongful Detention

  • 11:55 AM
    Families USA: Reports Show How Many People Are Likely to Die in Each State Due to Lack of Health Coverage

  • 10:55 AM
    Africa Action: Remember Rwanda by Defending Darfur

    Monday, April 7

  • 5:25 PM
    CODEPINK Brings The Public's Anti-War Message to General Petraeus and Congress

  • 5:10 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Petraeus to Target Iran?

  • 4:31 PM
    Public Citizen: Sending Colombia Free Trade Agreement to Congress Without Democratic Leaders’ Nod Dooms Pact

  • 3:30 PM
    Center for Economic & Policy Research Releases Fact Sheets on Key Economic Issues in the 2008 Elections

  • 3:15 PM
    Common Cause: Illinois Becomes Third State to Join Agreement on Popular Vote for President

  • 3:01 PM
    Consumers Union: Consumer-Environmental Coalition Urges Ohio Governor Strickland to Modify Proposed Rule on Milk Labels

  • 2:56 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Clinton and Obama Supporting Scaled-Down Occupation in Iraq

  • 2:45 PM
    SEIU: “Reward the Perpetrator, Blame the Victim”: A Compromise Not Worthy of Celebration

  • 2:10 PM
    Earthjustice: Scientists, Ratepayer Groups, and Salmon Advocates Respond to Federal-Tribal Deal on Columbia-Snake River Dams

  • 2:00 PM
    ACLU Requests Georgia School District Disclose Sex Segregation Plans

  • 1:34 PM
    Amnesty International: 117 NGOs Slam HIV-based Arrests and Trials in Egypt

  • 1:31 PM
    Environmental Groups: Lawsuit Challenges EPA on Four Deadly Pesticides

  • 12:32 PM
    Amnesty International: 1200 Activists Descend on NYC to Demand Freedom for Libyan Political Prisoner, Protection of Journalists in Sri Lanka

  • 11:55 AM
    Institute for Local Self-Reliance: Let Americans Own The Power Plants of the Future

  • 11:45 AM
    Human Rights Watch: France: Torch Relay Should Not Mask Olympic Rights Abuses

  • 11:34 AM
    Human Rights Watch: Darfur: No Redress for Rape

  • 11:00 AM
    Bread for The World: Report Urges Low-Income Americans to Use Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

  • 10:58 AM
    Center for American Progress: New Report: Additional Learning Opportunities in Rural Areas

  • 10:10 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Yellowstone Feeding Bison Multiplies Next Year’s Problem

  • 10:03 AM
    Rights Groups: Cargill, ADM Lobbying to Drop Provision From Farm Bill, to Protect Their Forced Labor Practices

    Friday, April 4

  • 3:59 PM
    Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC): Groups Settle Lawsuit Over River Islands Development

  • 3:30 PM
    International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW): 'Humane' Claims by Canadian Delegation in Europe Refuted by New Video Evidence From Seal Hunt

  • 2:54 PM
    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: Statement by Chad Stone, Chief Economist, on the March Employment Report

  • 2:36 PM
    AFL-CIO: Statement by AFL-CIO Exec. Vice President Arlene Holt Baker on John McCain’s Speech in Memphis on the Anniversary of Dr. King’s Assassination

  • 1:23 PM
    SEIU: Honoring The Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • 1:00 PM
    Human Rights Watch: UK: Olympic Torch Illuminates Lack of China Rights Policy

  • 12:10 PM
    ACLU Introduces First Amendment Argument in Key Patent Law Case

  • 11:19 AM
    Environmental Working Group (EWG): EPA Convenes Panel to Strip Safety Standards That Protect Kids From Cancer-Causing Chemicals

    Thursday, April 3

  • 7:05 PM
    Defenders of Wildlife: Borderlands and Citizens' Trust in Government Shattered Thanks to Latest Waivers by Bush Administration; Chance for Congress to Correct A Mistake

  • 7:00 PM
    AFL-CIO: Sen. McCain Refuses to Meet with Workers Struggling with the Healthcare Crisis

  • 6:56 PM
    ACLU And NACDL Assembling Guantánamo Defense Teams

  • 4:38 PM
    US Campaign to Ban Landmines: International Mine Awareness Day April 4 on Landmines, Cluster Bombs

  • 3:52 PM
    The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS): The State Secrets Privilege: Time for Reform?

  • 2:53 PM
    Equality California: Two Bills Threatening Student Safety Die in Committee

  • 2:13 PM
    National Low Income housing Coalition (NLIHC): Comparison of Ownership vs. Rental Costs Demonstrates that Rental Options Should Be a Consideration in Housing Proposals

  • 2:13 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Since MLK: 40 Years in the Wilderness?

  • 1:05 PM
    Food and Water Watch: Bechtel Profits From Dirty Water in Ecuador

  • 12:15 PM
    Doctors Without Borders/MSF Closes Medical Project in Kismayo, Somalia

  • 12:01 PM
    People for the American Way (PFAW) Urges Senators to Reject GOP Foot-Stomping on Judges

  • 10:33 AM
    Constitution Project Decries State Secrets Reform Veto Threat

    Wednesday, April 2

  • 7:25 PM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW): DC Attorney General Uses New Trumped-Up Charges to Harass Rev. Lennox Yearwood, Pres. of Hip Hop Caucus

  • 6:05 PM
    ACLU: Bush Administration Memo Says Fourth Amendment Does Not Apply to Military Operations Within US

  • 5:59 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Newly Disclosed Torture Memo

  • 5:50 PM
    CODEPINK: Businesses for Peace Association Launched in Berkeley to Counter Right-Wing Attacks

  • 5:39 PM
    Environmental Working Group (EWG): Congress to Chemical Industry: You’re Under Investigation

  • 5:00 PM
    CODEPINK: National Organizations Call for Impeachment Hearings for Vice President Cheney

  • 3:13 PM
    Center for Biological Diversity: Senate Hearing Investigates Polar Bear Endangered Species Act Delay

  • 3:11 PM
    Defenders of Wildlife: Bison: Can't Leave Park, Can't Escape Slaughter

  • 2:50 PM
    Center for Science In The Public Interest (CSPI) Says Parents May Want to Avoid BPA-lined Cans and Reusable Plastic Water Bottles

  • 2:44 PM
    ACLU Urges Senate Judiciary Committee to Probe Department of Homeland Security

  • 2:33 PM
    ACLU Wants Broadcast Cross-Ownership Rule Reversed

  • 2:25 PM
    Center for Defense Information (CDI): US Military Assistance to Governments and Government-Supported Armed Groups Using Child Soldiers 2002-2008

  • 2:11 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Bush and NATO

  • 2:00 PM
    Union of Concerned Scientists: California Takes a Step Backward on Ultra-Clean Cars

  • 1:51 PM
    Sierra Club: EPA’s Continued Defiance of High Court Ruling Challenged

  • 1:48 PM
    World Wildlife Fund: Cars Should Plug-In To A New Future

  • 1:32 PM
    Environmental Defense Fund: EPA Defies Supreme Court on Climate Change

  • 1:30 PM
    League of Women Voters Opposes Deportations, Supports Earned Citizenship For Unauthorized Immigrants

  • 1:26 PM
    Friends of the Earth Demands Resignation of EPA Administrator Stephen Johnson

  • 12:20 PM
    ACLU: Landmark Settlement Reached With Maryland State Police in 'Driving While Black' Case

  • 11:56 AM
    Secular Coalition for America: Religious Groups Receive $30 Million in Earmarks

  • 10:55 AM
    Amnesty International: China's Crackdown on Activists Intensified Because of Beijing Olympics

  • 10:09 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Wilderness Water War in Arizona Refuge Over Bighorns

  • 12:03 AM
    No Border Wall Coalition: Chertoff's Border Wall Waiver Is an Assault on the Rule of Law

    Tuesday, April 1

  • 10:34 PM
    ACLU: Secret Bush Administration Torture Memo Released Today in Response to ACLU Lawsuit; Memo Contends That President Can Authorize Torture

  • 4:12 PM
    Beyond Nuclear: French Nuclear Lemon Must Not Be Exported to US says Advocacy Group

  • 4:08 PM
    Friends Committee on National Legislation: US Writing Blank Checks For Weapons Systems While Human Needs Programs Suffer

  • 3:57 PM
    Campaign for Innocent Victims in Conflict (CIVIC): NATO States Falter on Afghan Aid, Including to War Victims

  • 3:27 PM
    NRDC: SoCal Air Quality Agency Faces Federal Lawsuit over Bogus Clean Air Credits

  • 3:00 PM
    Public Citizen: Big Oil Doesn’t Need Subsidies As Profits Soar; Congress Must Hold Industry Accountable

  • 2:56 PM
    EarthJustice: EPA's Hazardous Waste Exemptions -- No April Fool's Day Joke

  • 2:50 PM
    Defenders of Wildlife: Bush Administration Suspends Laws Along U.S./Mexico Border for Unnecessary and Destructive Border Wall

  • 2:46 PM
    ACLU: Immigrants’ Rights Advocates and ACLU File Lawsuit to End Illegal Delays in Processing Citizenship Applications

  • 2:01 PM
    Human Rights Watch: Nepal: Stop Abusing and Arresting Tibetans

  • 1:36 PM
    Human Rights Watch: China: International Olympic Committee Operating in Moral Void

  • 1:16 PM
    Brennan Center for Justice: Government Fails in Attempt to Muzzle 'Peace Pastor' Frederick Boyle

  • 12:43 PM
    International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC): Archbishop Tutu to Give Historic Address to LGBTI Community in San Francisco

  • 12:32 PM
    ACLU: Newly Unredacted Documents Confirm Lack of Oversight of Military’s Domestic Surveillance Powers

  • 10:21 AM
    Rising Tide: Coal Plant Blockade Kicks Off International Day of Protest Against Fossil Fuel Industry in the US – 8 Arrested

  • 10:06 AM
    Friends of the Earth: Congress Dramatically Reduces Its Global Warming Emissions

  • 9:56 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): US Forest Service Fielding Fleet of Drones





    March 2008



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