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  May 2008

Friday, May 30

  • 1:50 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Backstory on McClellan's Falsehoods on Rove

  • 1:30 PM
    Human Rights Watch: Cluster Bomb Treaty Breaks New Ground

  • 1:07 PM
    Amnesty International: Cluster Munitions Treaty Agreed in Dublin

  • 12:26 PM
    Center for American Progress: America’s Dangerous Blind Spot in the Middle East

  • 12:05 PM
    ACLU: Abrupt Dismissal of Judge Is More Evidence of Military Commissions' Illegitimacy

    Thursday, May 29

  • 6:31 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Critical Voices on Scott McClellan

  • 5:40 PM
    Government Accountability Project: New Climate Report Counters Bush Administration’s Record of “Denial, Disinformation, Cover-Up, and Delay”

  • 5:28 PM
    National Organization for Women (NOW): Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.: One Year Later and NOT a Happy Anniversary TITLE

  • 5:10 PM
    Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation: Center Experts Respond to McCain's Nuclear Security Speech

  • 4:46 PM
    Witness Against Torture: Anti-Torture Activists Convicted

  • 4:33 PM
    The Wilderness Society: More Than 44 Million Acres Under Lease for Oil and Gas in US

  • 3:40 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Critical Voices on Scott McClellan

  • 3:05 PM
    World Wildlife Fund (WWF): New Federal Assessment Confirms Climate Change Dangers

  • 3:00 PM
    Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC): Lawsuit Seeks to Strengthen Weak Clean Air Plan for Southern California

  • 2:45 PM
    National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA): Despite Public Concerns, Planning Commission Recommends Approval of Plans to Allow Incompatible Development at Valley Forge National Historical Park

  • 2:31 PM
    National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Applauds New York Gov. David Paterson's Leadership in Honoring and Recognizing Same-Sex Marriages

  • 2:17 PM
    Human Rights Watch (HRW): Egypt: Court Upholds HIV Sentences, Reinforces Intolerance

  • 2:00 PM
    Human Rights Watch (HRW): Libya: Disappeared Political Prisoner Released

  • 1:59 PM
    Government Accountability Project: New Climate Report Counters Bush Administration’s Record of 'Denial, Disinformation, Cover-Up, and Delay'

  • 1:17 PM
    Environmental Defense Action Fund (EDAF) Launches National Ad Campaign in Support of Climate Security Act

  • 1:10 PM
    Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence: California Assembly Passes Important Bill to 'Owner-Authorize' Handguns

  • 1:00 PM
    Real News Network: Gene Giants: Climate Saviors or Profiteers?

  • 12:12 PM
    Real News Network: Israel: Olmert Corruption Scandal Grows

  • 11:58 AM
    Center for Biological Diversity: Bush Administration Acknowledges Global Warming’s Impacts

  • 11:56 AM
    Center for Human Rights and Environment (CEDHA): Shell Denounced Internationally for Human Rights and Environmental Violations in Argentina

  • 10:33 AM
    ACLU Files Brief in Texas FLDS Case Saying State Can’t Separate Families Based Solely on Beliefs

  • 9:56 AM
    Union of Concerned Scientists: Top US Scientists and Economists Call for Swift, Deep Cuts in Global Warming Pollution

  • 9:45 AM
    US Campaign to Ban Landmines: Members of Congress Press for US Action; Treaty Includes Strong Victim Assistance Provisions

    Wednesday, May 28

  • 7:42 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Accountability: Scott McClellan and John Bolton Citizen Arrest

  • 7:30 PM
    CODEPINK: Vibrant Protests at McCain Fundraiser in Beverly Hills

  • 7:16 PM
    Rights Groups: Court’s Decision on Marriage Should Go into Effect on Schedule, Says Legal Brief on Behalf of Couples

  • 6:36 PM
    Intl. Campaign To Ban Landmines: Groundbreaking Treaty Banning Cluster Bombs Agreed. Cluster Bomb Survivors and Campaigners Rejoice

  • 5:20 PM
    EarthRights International: Lawyers for Nigerian Plaintiff in Landmark Human Rights Case Blast Chevron Exec's Comments at Shareholders Meeting

  • 3:32 PM
    Institute for Local Self-Reliance: Solar Incentives Threaten Local Ownership

  • 3:28 PM
    The Wilderness Society: Statement from President William H. Meadows on Rep. Markey’s Proposal, the Investing in Climate Action and Protection Act of 2008

  • 3:15 PM
    World Wildlife Fund (WWF): More Protection for Africa’s Rainforests

  • 3:15 PM
    Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition: New Report: Congress Must Deal With Global Warming—Great Lakes Impact

  • 3:14 PM
    Task Force Questions Critical Appointments to APA’s Committee on Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders

  • 3:12 PM
    Environmental Defense Fund: Statement by EDF National Climate Campaign Director Steve Cochran

  • 3:11 PM
    Center for Biological Diversity: Mexican Garter Snake to Be Considered Again for Endangered Status

  • 3:08 PM
    Americans United for Separation of Church and State (AU) Urges IRS to Investigate Religious Group's Fund-Raising for Washington State Gubernatorial Candidate

  • 3:04 PM
    People For The American Way (PFAW): Hagee: Too Toxic for McCain, but Still Loved by Lieberman?

  • 2:09 PM
    Human Rights First: Post 9-11 Terrorism Cases Show Federal Courts Bring Terrorists to Justice Without Administrative Detention, Military Commissions

  • 1:59 PM
    Free Press: Media Reform Comes to Minneapolis

  • 1:44 PM
    NRDC: New Report: Preparing for Sea Changes in Florida

  • 1:32 PM
    Human Rights Watch (HRW): Egypt: Extending State of Emergency Violates Rights

  • 1:25 PM
    Human Rights Watch (HRW): Sierra Leone: War Crimes Ruling Bolsters Victim Protection

  • 1:01 PM
    CREW And VoteVets.org Urge VA Inspector General Investigation Into PTSD Misdiagnoses

  • 12:55 PM
    Union of Concerned Scientists: Markey Climate Bill Would Establish Strong Framework for Cutting Global Warming Emissions

  • 12:53 PM
    Amnesty International: Dangerous Flashpoints Over Basic Rights Define 2008 State of Human Rights in Annual Global Report

  • 12:35 PM
    Real News Network: Why Is Peace Not Patriotic?

  • 12:33 PM
    Real News Network: Spinning the IAEA Report on Iran's Nuclear Program

  • 10:23 AM
    ACLU Membership Conference 2008: Stand Up for Freedom

  • 10:09 AM
    Corporate Accountability International: Shareholders Demand Philip Morris USA Stop Interfering in Health Policy

    Tuesday, May 27

  • 6:00 PM
    ACLU Obtains Heavily Redacted CIA Documents Regarding Waterboarding

  • 4:10 PM
    Consumers Union: Recent Lead Paint Recalls Underscore Need for Strong Final CPSC Legislation; Recalls on Track to Break Record Set Last Year

  • 4:01 PM
    World Wildlife Fund (WWF): US Government Study Finds Climate Change Impacting Water Availability, Agriculture, and Wildlife

  • 3:59 PM
    SEIU: Bush and McCain Stand United Against Fixing Health Care System

  • 3:41 PM
    Earthjustice: Health, Environmental Groups Enforce the Clean Air Act to Protect Americans from Smog

  • 3:36 PM
    Doctors Without Borders/MSF: Dutch Government Pursues MSF in Swiss Federal Court

  • 3:31 PM
    Center for American Progress: Bush’s Weak Dollar

  • 3:20 PM
    Center for American Progress: Future Shock? The Price of Summer at $200 per Barrel

  • 3:19 PM
    ACLU: Celebrated Writers, Actors, Filmmakers and Performers At ACLU 2008 Membership Conference

  • 2:32 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Carter Acknowledges Israel's Nuclear Weapons

  • 2:25 PM
    CARE Applauds Congress for Passing Historic Maternal Health Resolution

  • 2:12 PM
    Free Press: National Conference Spotlights Open Internet Debate

  • 2:04 PM
    People for the American Way: Supreme Court Issues Rare Pro-Worker Rulings

  • 12:20 PM
    Americans United: Wisconsin Sheriff Has No Right To Impose Religion On Employees, Americans United Tells Appeals Court

  • 11:58 AM
    Human Rights Watch: UN: Take Action Against Rape in War

  • 11:42 AM
    ACLU: Supreme Court Decisions Protect Workers From Retaliation for Reporting On-The-Job Discrimination

  • 11:06 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Corporate Developments Trump New Jersey Clean Waters

  • 10:33 AM
    Real News Network: Canada Refuses to Allow Iraq War Deserter to Stay

  • 10:31 AM
    Free Press: House Takes a Stand Against Pentagon Propaganda

    Friday, May 23

  • 1:51 PM
    Human Rights Watch (HRW):Cambodia: Lift Ban on ‘Burma Daily’

  • 1:46 PM
    Human Rights Watch (HRW): Nepal: Urgent Need to Restore Rule of Law

  • 1:30 PM
    Environmental Defense Fund Supports Wind Transmission Plan With Most Power Capability

  • 1:20 PM
    Bread for the World Celebrates Nutrition Victories, Looks to Future As Congress Overrides Farm Bill Veto

  • 1:15 PM
    ACORN’s Voter Registration Drive on Target With 435,000 New Voters

  • 1:11 PM
    Physicians for Human Rights (PHR): The Death of US Journalist Brad Will and the Pattern of Violence in Oaxaca

  • 1:10 PM
    National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA): Wildfires in Everglades National Park Destroys Sensitive Wetlands and Puts Ecosystem at Risk

  • 1:01 PM
    Amnesty International: Darfur Crisis Reaches Sudanese Capital

  • 12:59 PM
    Corporate Accountability International: NGOs Urge World Health Assembly to Challenge Corporate Role in Preventable Disease

  • 12:58 PM
    ACLU: Canadian Supreme Court Rules Guantánamo Detention And Prosecution Of Prisoner Violated U.S. And International Law

  • 12:25 PM
    Friends Committee on National Legislation: Military Spending Bill Includes No Money For Reliable Replacement Warhead

  • 11:24 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Last Stand for the Mojave Cross?

  • 11:05 AM
    Africa Action: Hundreds Rally for Darfur at U.S. Mission to the UN

  • 10:14 AM
    ACLU: Senate Trafficking Bill Provides New Protections to Domestic Workers

  • 10:06 AM
    People for The American Way (PFAW): McCain Rejects Pastors, Still Seeks Their Followers’ Support

  • 10:01 AM
    Congressional Progressive Caucus: House Adopts Lee Amendment to Prevent President Bush From Making Commitments Related To The Security of Iraq Absent Congressional Approval

  • 9:56 AM
    Veterans For Peace Remembers and Commemorates the Sacrifices Made by the Nation's Fallen Service Men and Women, Memorial Day 2008

  • 9:07 AM
    RFK Center Congratulates Immokalee Workers on Burger King Agreement

  • 8:12 AM
    School of The Americas Watch (SOAW): Congress Forces US Army School to Release Information on Graduates

    Thursday, May 22

  • 6:30 PM
    United for Peace and Justice: Peace Movement to Senate: You Have Failed Your Country, the Troops, and Iraq!

  • 2:50 PM
    Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN): Ninth Circuit Rules on 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Appeal

  • 2:44 PM
    SEIU: John McCain's Health Care Proposals: Making a Bad Problem Worse

  • 2:40 PM
    Drug Policy Alliance: Assembly Health Committee Hearings on Medical Marijuana Produce Passionate Testimony

  • 2:12 PM
    Doctors Without Borders/MSF: South Sudan Fighting: MSF Treating Wounded

  • 2:10 PM
    AFL-CIO: Statement by AFL-CIO President John Sweeney on Today's Cloture Vote for Unemployment Benefits

  • 2:04 PM
    Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR): Study: TV News Stresses Strategy, Downplays Issues

  • 12:26 PM
    Real News Network: Colombia: What Did Interpol Find in the Laptops?

  • 11:51 AM
    NRDC: New Report Finds Doing Nothing on Global Warming Comes with a Huge Price Tag

  • 11:30 AM
    Human Rights Watch: Turkey: Homophobic Violence Points to Rights Crisis

  • 11:22 AM
    Americans United for Separation of Church and State: Louisiana Bill Sneaks Religion Into Science Classes

  • 11:09 AM
    Center for Biological Diversity: Congressional Testimony Reveals Political Interference in Mexican Wolf Management

  • 10:54 AM
    Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR): New Bill Pushes for Greater Housing Security for Families Facing Foreclosure

  • 10:52 AM
    ACLU Lawsuit Challenges Racial Discrimination in Alabama School District

  • 10:43 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): America’s Ten Most Imperiled Wildlife Refuges

  • 9:39 AM
    Military Families Speak Out (MFSO): Stop Playing Political Games With Our Troops' Paychecks!

  • 9:31 AM
    Congressman Keith Ellison To Host Forum on Iran; Choices to Make: Peace or Conflict? Dialogue and Diplomacy?

    Wednesday, May 21

  • 6:00 PM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW): House Ethics Committee Defers Fossella Investigation: CREW Is “Shocked”

  • 5:09 PM
    ACLU Says Exclusivity Is Already in FISA

  • 5:03 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Veterans Group Disinvited to Memorial Day Parade

  • 5:01 PM
    Earthjustice: Senate Committee Passes Bill to Regulate Ship Pollution

  • 5:00 PM
    Earthjustice: Report: Industrial Herring Trawlers Threaten New England's Oceans

  • 4:56 PM
    The National Network on Election Reform Statement Commending Gov. Sebelius for Veto of Voter Photo Identification Bill

  • 4:50 PM
    Common Cause: Senate Must Create an FEC That Upholds the Nation’s Campaign Finance Laws

  • 4:10 PM
    World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Report Says Environmental Protection Is Vital to Reducing Impacts of Natural Disasters

  • 4:08 PM
    ACLU Demands Government Restore Basic Legal Protections To Meatpacking Workers Arrested In Iowa Raids

  • 3:40 PM
    Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC): Senate Committee Votes to Let California Enforce Clean Cars Global Warming Law

  • 3:32 PM
    Environmental, Conservation, Health and Advocacy Groups Respond to Climate Security Act Amendment

  • 3:18 PM
    Witness Against Torture: Guantánamo Detainees to Get Their Day in Court

  • 3:18 PM
    Senator Russ Feingold Works To Include Timetable For Redeployment In Iraq Spending Bill

  • 3:11 PM
    Center for Biological Diversity: Government Accountability Office Finds Illegal Political interference in Endangered Species Decisions Is Widespread

  • 2:48 PM
    ACLU: New Law Protects Employees from Health Related Discrimination

  • 2:29 PM
    New Orleans Workers' Center for Racial Justice: Number of Indian Hunger Strikers More Than Doubles on Day Eight; First Hospitalization Expected

  • 2:11 PM
    ACLU Tells Congress to Strengthen Whistleblower Protections

  • 2:10 PM
    Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN): Organization Representing Military Personnel Urges Caution to Service Members Seeking Gay Marriage

  • 2:08 PM
    SEIU: Day 2: Strike Spreads in Silicon Valley, Bay Area

  • 2:00 PM
    National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Extends Thoughts and Prayers to US Sen. Edward Kennedy Following Diagnosis

  • 1:56 PM
    Center for Biological Diversity: Court Settlement Requires New Population Count of Marine Mammals Vulnerable to Climate Change

  • 1:46 PM
    Human Rights Watch (HRW): Côte d’Ivoire: End Impunity for Pro-Government Student Group

  • 1:40 PM
    Human Rights Watch (HRW): Afghanistan: Reinstate Malalai Joya in Parliament

  • 1:31 PM
    Human Rights Watch (HRW): Saudi Arabia: Release Leading Human Rights Activist

  • 1:12 PM
    Center for American Progress: Interactive Map: Where Is Our Oil Coming From?

  • 1:00 PM
    Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence: Statement of Sarah Brady on Senator Kennedy's Illness

  • 12:50 PM
    Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) / European Justice Groups: Open Letter to the French Minister of Justice in the Rumsfeld Torture Case

  • 12:05 PM
    Human Rights Watch (HRW): US: Respect Rights of Child Detainees in Iraq

  • 11:51 AM
    ACLU to Observe Unconstitutional Guantánamo Military Commissions This Week

  • 10:25 AM
    ACLU Applauds Menendez Legislation Calling for Standards Governing Basic Medical Care of Immigrant Detainees

  • 10:13 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Closed EPA Libraries to Return in Lavatory-Sized Spaces

  • 9:17 AM
    Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS): NRC Commissioner's Proposal to Store High-Level Radioactive Waste More Safely Supported by Science Advocacy Group

  • 9:00 AM
    Real News Network: US Media Spins Sadr City 'Success'

    Tuesday, May 20

  • 6:20 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Candidates, Money and Lobbyists

  • 5:52 PM
    Rainforest Action Network (RAN): Environmental Groups Offer “Toxic Tour” of BP Whiting, Ind. Refinery

  • 5:15 PM
    Center for ArmUS Continues to Trail in World Broadband Rankings Control and Non-Proliferation: With $600 Billion Defense Spending Bill, House Waffles on Weapons Procurement but Stands Strong on Arms Control

  • 4:58 PM
    Free Press: US Continues to Trail in World Broadband Rankings

  • 4:30 PM
    Center for Constitional Rights (CCR): Congressional Hearing Calls for Urgent Solution for Refugees Imprisoned at Guantánamo

  • 4:12 PM
    Human Rights Watch (HRW): Afghanistan: Reinstate Malalai Joya in Parliament

  • 4:05 PM
    Amnesty International: Iran Urged To Overturn Sentences Against Women Activists

  • 3:22 PM
    National Lawyers Guild’s Queer Committee Celebrates California Supreme Court Decision on Same-Sex Marriage

  • 3:15 PM
    National Low Income Housing Coalition: Senate Bill Creates Housing Trust Fund at the National Level

  • 3:12 PM
    Environmental Working Group (EWG): Landmark Chemical Reform Bill Introduced in Congress

  • 3:11 PM
    ACLU: Justice Department Report Reveals Senior Government Officials Knew Early on of Interrogation Abuse But Did Not Stop It

  • 2:19 PM
    Witness Against Torture Guantánamo Detainees To Get Their Day In Court

  • 1:59 PM
    Amnesty International USA Brings Guantanamo Cell Replica to Portland, ME

  • 1:06 PM
    Members of Congress, Religious Leaders, Development Advocates Urge Immediate Debt Cancellation As Rising Food Prices Ignite Social Unrest in Haiti

  • 12:33 PM
    Friends of The Earth (FOE): Toxic Fire Retardant Chemicals Found in Common Baby Products

  • 12:31 PM
    Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law: UN Independent Expert on Racism Begins Fact-Finding Mission in US

  • 12:20 PM
    Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP): Bush Administration Prioritizes Trade Over Food Safety

  • 12:10 PM
    Human Rights Watch (HRW): International Efforts Still Failing Child Soldiers

  • 11:58 AM
    Human Rights Watch (HRW): Burma: Time for UN Security Council to Act

  • 11:34 AM
    Greenpeace: Investigation Ordered Into Greenpeace Claims of Stolen Japanese Whale Meat

  • 11:21 AM
    Real News Network: Katrina Survivors Struggle Years After Hurricane

  • 11:16 AM
    Greenpeace: Leading Game Console Manufacturers Fail Greenpeace’s Green Electronics Test

  • 10:50 AM
    Center for Science in the Pubic Interest (CSPI): Coke, Pepsi's New Global Commitment on Advertising to Kids Called Weak

  • 10:35 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Shell's Revolving Door Swings US Arctic Drilling Program

  • 10:20 AM
    ACLU: ICE Immigration Raids Are Reckless and Unconstitutional

  • 10:15 AM
    Africa Action to Host Darfur Rally at U.S. Mission to the United Nations

  • 10:05 AM
    Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR): Newly Declassified Notes Reveal Guantanamo Detainee Mohammed al Qahtani Suicidal After Military Commission Capital Charges

  • 9:41 AM
    Environmental Groups Seek Full Protection for Polar Bear

  • 9:00 AM
    Center for Biological Diversity: Conservationists Take First Step in Lawsuit to Re-establish Protection for the Pygmy Owl as an Endangered Species

  • 12:54 AM
    Money to Movements: WTO Protesters to Donate Class Action Settlement Funds

    Monday, May 19

  • 7:45 PM
    Veterans for Peace: City Council To Take Up Appeal by ACLU, Vets To Allow Permit For 120,000 Flags on Memorial Day to Honor US Military, Iraqi Civilians Killed

  • 5:18 PM
    Equality California (EQCA): Assembly Approves Harvey Milk Day Proposal

  • 5:09 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Carlyle Buying Booz Allen Hamilton's Intel Outsourcing

  • 3:30 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Resigned Lobbyist 'Tip of Iceberg' in McCain Campaign

  • 2:00 PM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) Sends House Ethics Complaint Against Rep. Vito Fossella

  • 1:12 PM
    League of Women Voters: Voters Win: Anti Voter Constitutional Amendment Dies in Missouri Senate

  • 12:58 PM
    Project on Government Oversight (POGO): Congress: 33 Groups Support Public and Government-wide Federal Contractor Database

  • 12:40 PM
    Public Citizen: Bush Administration Illegally Withholding Terms of Deal That Binds New Sectors of US Economy to WTO Authority

  • 12:34 PM
    Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) / US Campaign To Ban Cluster Bombs: UNICEF, Member of Congress, Urge US Action on Cluster Bombs

  • 12:29 PM
    ACLU Represents Students In Challenge To Sex Segregation In Kentucky Public School

  • 12:03 PM
    Human Rights Watch: Uganda: LRA Regional Atrocities Demand Action

  • 11:43 AM
    Human Rights Watch: Darfur: ‘Scorched Earth’ Tactics Warrant UN Sanctions

  • 11:41 AM
    Africa Action: June Presidency of Security Council Offers U.S. Opportunity for Darfur Leadership

  • 11:18 AM
    Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR): Sweeping New Federal DNA Database Must Have DOJ Hearings First

  • 10:30 AM
    ACLU: UN Independent Expert On Racism Begins Fact-Finding Mission In US

  • 9:36 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) and the Coalition of National Park Service Retirees (CNPSR): New Battle at the Little Bighorn

    Friday, May 16

  • 3:30 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Bush in the Mideast: A Big Charade?

  • 2:50 PM
    Doctors Without Borders/MSF Witnesses Forced Return and Resettlement of Displaced People in a Camp in Western Kenya

  • 2:01 PM
    Doctors Without Borders/MSF Calls for Immediate and Unobstructed Escalation of Myanmar Relief Operations

  • 1:59 PM
    Demos: Critical 'Same Day Registration' Law Led to Over 22,000 New Primary Election Voters

  • 1:43 PM
    The Wilderness Society: Congress Approves New Community Forest Protection Program

  • 1:34 PM
    Consumers Union: Drug Ads Should Include 1-800 Number to Report Harmful Side Effects

  • 1:20 PM
    Catholic Charities: Global Webcast Examines the Connection Between Racism and Poverty

  • 1:10 PM
    Americans United for Separation of Church and State: California Marriage Decision Respects Boundaries Between Religion and Government

  • 1:05 PM
    Veterans For Peace: Veterans Tell Conyers "Impeach Bush"

  • 12:21 PM
    Real News Network: "Mystery Shrouds" Attacks On Pakistan Border

  • 11:55 AM
    Amnesty International: Zimbabwe Violence Reaches Crisis Levels

  • 11:34 AM
    Human Rights Watch: Final Talks on Cluster Munition Ban Treaty; States Should Resist Weakening Treaty in Any Way

  • 10:11 AM
    Center for American Progress: Public Opinion Snapshot: Americans Want More Help, Better Regulation on Housing

  • 9:56 AM
    CARE: Hungry Season Looms Large in Myanmar

    Thursday, May 15

  • 7:52 PM
    Free Press: Historic Senate Vote Rejects FCC's Rules

  • 6:55 PM
    Institute of Public Accuracy (IPA): Are Neglected Dams Time Bombs?

  • 5:39 PM
    ACLU Urges Restoration of Reasonable Limits on Media Cross-Ownership

  • 4:50 PM
    Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation: $168 Billion in House Supplemental Brings Total War Costs to $864 Billion

  • 2:51 PM
    Civil Liberty Groups & Gay Rights Advocates: Lesbian and Gay Couples Win Freedom to Marry in California

  • 2:39 PM
    Freedom To Marry: California Ends Gay Couples' Exclusion From Marriage

  • 2:20 PM
    Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN) Statement on the California Court Decision Granting Marriage Rights to Same-Sex Couples

  • 2:17 PM
    Wildlife and Conservation Groups Call on Governor to Implement Emergency Actions to end Bison Hazing and Killing

  • 2:00 PM
    National Parks Conservation Association Names 10 National Parks Most Threatened by New Coal-Fired Power Plants

  • 1:58 PM
    Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL): House Panel Denies Administration Funding for New Nuclear WarheadX

  • 1:47 PM
    Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey: Iraq Veterans Share First Hand Accounts of Iraq War During Forum on Capitol Hill

  • 1:45 PM
    International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW): Volcano Eruption in Chile Spells Danger for Animals

  • 1:35 PM
    Environmental and Public Interest Groups Condemn Plans to Hand Record-Breaking Subsidies to Nuclear Energy

  • 1:30 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Winter Soldier on the Hill

  • 1:20 PM
    The Wilderness Society: Congress Approves New Community Forest Protection Program

  • 1:18 PM
    Human Rights Watch (HRW): Netherlands: Discrimination in the Name of Integration

  • 1:16 PM
    People For The American Way (PFAW): California Supreme Court Supports Marriage For All Citizens

  • 1:01 PM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) and Votevets.org Expose VA Directive Barring Staff From Diagnosing Soldiers With PTSD in Order to Cut Costs

  • 12:39 PM
    Free Press: Comcast and Cox Caught Blocking BitTorrent All Day, All Night

  • 11:44 AM
    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: Statement by Robert Greenstein, Executive Director, on the House Supplemental Funding Bill

  • 10:59 AM
    Consumers Union: Product Recalls on Track to Break Record Set Last Year

  • 10:32 AM
    Center for Democracy & Technology: Health Data Systems Need a Comprehensive Privacy and Security Framework

  • 10:10 AM
    Military Families Speak Out (MFSO) & Gold Star Families Speak Out (GSFSO) To President Bush: How Dare You Compare Our Sacrifice To Giving Up Golf?

  • 10:00 AM
    Amnesty International: Zimbabwe: Violence Reaches Crisis Levels; Youths Forcibly Recruited

  • 9:53 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): U.S. Trusting Oil Companies to Safeguard Arctic Wildlife

  • 9:47 AM
    Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP): Minnesota Passes New Biodiesel Mandate

  • 9:30 AM
    Center for Economic & Policy Research (CEPR): Unionization Substantially Increases the Wages of Low-Wage Workers

    Wednesday, May 14

  • 5:57 PM
    ACLU: New Government Report Reveals 2,500 Youths Held In Military Custody Abroad

  • 4:09 PM
    ACLU: Government Rushes Guantánamo Cases While Delaying Detainees’ Access To Prospective Counsel r

  • 3:29 PM
    Environmental Groups Win Protection for Polar Bear

  • 3:01 PM
    Earthjustice: Polar Bears Receive Endangered Species Act Protection

  • 2:30 PM
    Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC) to MPAA: Stop the Marketing of Violent PG-13 Films to Young Children Ads for Summer Blockbusters and Related Merchandise Flood Kids TV

  • 2:22 PM
    Consumers Union: Consumers Need Affordable Health Care Options

  • 2:00 PM
    SEIU Sends Third 'Dear John' Letter to Senator John McCain

  • 1:58 PM
    World Wildlife Fund Confirms Safety of 12 American Tourists In China’s Wolong Nature Reserve

  • 1:50 PM
    Planned Parenthood Celebrates National Women’s Health Week

  • 1:44 PM
    Public Citizen: New National Poll Shows Americans Dislike Larger, Heavier Trucks on U.S. Highways

  • 1:40 PM
    Public Citizen: Larger Trucks Will Lead to More Deaths, Damage to Roads, Bridges; Risks, Costs Far Outweigh Claimed Productivity Gains

  • 1:29 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Israel's 60th

  • 1:15 PM
    Bread for The World: Bread for the World Calls 2008 Farm Bill “Half a Loaf”

  • 1:10 PM
    Human Rights Watch: Burma: Donor States Must Monitor Aid

  • 1:02 PM
    Government Accountability Project: UNDP Whistleblower Details Comprehensive Wrongdoing in Somalia Projects

  • 12:25 PM
    Amnesty International: Parliamentarians Meet US Authorities Over Illegal Detentions

  • 11:30 AM
    American Rivers: California Member of Congress Sponsors Bill to Protect Wild Rivers

  • 11:06 AM
    ACLU Obtains Defense Department Documents About Prisoner Deaths and Interrogations

  • 9:59 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Cap & Trade Emissions Control Plans Have Poor Track Records

  • 9:58 AM
    US Campaign to to Ban Landmines: Cluster Bomb Olympics With White House Backdrop

    Tuesday, May 13

  • 4:20 PM
    Institute of Agriculture & Trade Policy (IATP): Farm Bill Perpetuates Market Deregulation and Volatility

  • 4:15 PM
    Human Rights First: Somali Women’s Rights Activist Wins Roger Baldwin Award

  • 3:58 PM
    Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR): Mohammed Al Qahtani's Military Commission Charges Dismissed

  • 3:33 PM
    Center for American Progress: What Are You Paying for the War? State-by-State Costs of the War in Iraq

  • 2:47 PM
    ACLU: Military Recruitment Practices Violate International Standards

  • 2:32 PM
    Equality for All/Equality California: California State Treasurer Bill Lockyer Opposes Constitutional Ban on Marriage for Same Sex Couples

  • 2:15 PM
    Human Rights Watch: Saudi Arabia: Stop Trials for ‘Insulting’ Islam

  • 2:01 PM
    Sunlight Foundation's New ‘Fortune 535’ Site Details the Growth of Lawmakers’ Net Worth

  • 1:36 PM
    Environmental Working Group (EWG): Major Study of Teflon Chemical in People Suggests Harm to Immune System, Liver, Thyroid

  • 1:10 PM
    Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR): Mohammed Al Qahtani's Military Commission Charges Dismissed

  • 1:04 PM
    Amnesty International: Aid to Mexico to Fight Drug Cartels Must Not be a Blank Check for Abusive Security Forces

  • 12:41 PM
    ACLU Urges LGBT People To "Get Busy, Get Equal"

  • 12:35 PM
    Media Matters: Four-Star Elephant in the (News)room

  • 12:32 PM
    Regal-Literary (Publisher): Phone-Jamming Felon and Former Senior Republican Operative Allen Raymond to Appear Before US House Judiciary Subcommittee

  • 12:25 PM
    The REAL News Network: "Bomb Syria" Woolsey Advises McCain

  • 12:13 PM
    ACLU: As Khalid Sheikh Mohammed Is Formally Charged, Government Delays Security Clearance for Civilian Defense Lawyers

  • 10:51 AM
    Amnesty International Urges Lebanon’s Political Leaders to Prevent Human Rights Abuses

  • 10:35 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Off-Roaders Booted From Arizona Monument Due to Abuses

  • 9:27 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): New Jersey Chemical Plant Plan Has Only Voluntary Standards

    Monday, May 12

  • 6:30 PM
    Food & Water Watch: Cargill: Key Player in Global Food Crisis

  • 6:15 PM
    Rainforest Action Network Launches Interactive Database to Identify Products That Contain Palm Oil

  • 6:19 PM
    World Wildlife Fund: Creation of New Protected Areas in the Amazon; Good News, But Not Enough to Save It

  • 5:40 PM
    Rainforest Action Network: International Paper Threatens to Violate Own Policy by Expanding Into Indonesian Rainforest

  • 5:26 PM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) Calls for Rep. Vito Fossella to Resign

  • 5:07 PM
    Action Against Hunger: Myanmar: Emergency Shipments Arrive to Reinforce Action Against Hunger's Response on the Ground

  • 5:05 PM
    AFL-CIO: Statement by AFL-CIO President John Sweeney on Senate Consideration of the Public Safety Employer-Employee Cooperation Act

  • 5:00 PM
    Conservation Groups Sue Federal Government to Protect Salmon in Maine; Agencies Stall on Endangered Listing

  • 4:54 PM
    National Lawyers Guild (NLG) Calls For Special Prosecutor to Investigate Bush Administration Officials and Lawyers Who Wrote Torture Memos

  • 4:44 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Voter ID Battle

  • 3:38 PM
    NRDC Greening Advisor Enables Businesses to Reduce Environmental Impact; Strengthen Bottom Line

  • 2:14 PM
    Consumer Groups Urge the FCC to Reject XM-Sirius Merger

  • 1:59 PM
    Commercial Alert Asks Book Reviewers Not to Review Ad-Laden Children's Series 'Mackenzie Blue'

  • 1:30 PM
    Human Rights Watch (HRW): Uzbekistan: Repression Linked to 2005 Massacre Rife

  • 12:47 PM
    Cornucopia Institute: America's Largest Corporate Dairy Processor Muscles Its Way into Organics

  • 12:19 PM
    Government Accountability Project: OSC Filing Challenges Aviation Security

  • 10:07 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Bay State Worsens Prescription Drug in Drinking Water

  • 10:07 AM
    ACLU Report Exposes Unjust Detention Of Youth

    Friday, May 9

  • 4:40 PM
    FAIR (Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting): Journalists Predict Scrutiny of McCain...Some Day

  • 4:20 PM
    Media Matters for America: Double Standard for Candidate Spouses

  • 4:00 PM
    Free Press: Comcast Caps Are a Band-Aid at Best

  • 3:15 PM
    Human Rights Watch (HRW): Saudi Arabia: Medical Workers Stranded Without Pay

  • 3:10 PM
    Human Rights Watch (HRW): Morocco: Investigate Migrant Deaths at Sea

  • 3:01 PM
    Project on Government Oversight (POGO): Pentagon IG’s Handling of Tenebaum Raises Troubling Questions; Serious Conflicts of Interest Deserve Review

  • 2:50 PM
    International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW): Animals in Myanmar Need Help

  • 2:45 PM
    Americans United Condemns Religious Right Plot to Politicize Pulpits

  • 2:38 PM
    AFC-CIO: Statement by President John Sweeney on Housing Crisis Legislation

  • 2:35 PM
    Government Accountability Project: Domestic Surveillance Panel Monday

  • 1:26 PM
    Jewish Voice for Peace/Just Foreign Policy: 5,000 Sign Petition Supporting Dialogue With Hamas

  • 1:15 PM
    Center for Biological Diversity: As Polar Bear Decision Looms, Department of the Interior Crosses Two-year Mark Without Any New Species Protected Under the Endangered Species Act

  • 1:01 PM
    Amnesty Inernational: European Parliamentarians Visit U.S. Officials to Deliver 'Close Guantanamo' Message May 14-16

  • 12:38 PM
    Human Rights First: Somali Women’s Rights Activist Wins Roger Baldwin Award

  • 12:22 PM
    Doctors Without Borders: Cyclone in Myanmar (Burma): MSF Teams Intensify Emergency Response, a First Relief Plane Is Due to Land in Yangon

  • 12:00 PM
    People for the American Way (PFAW): Fired Teacher Calls on Calif State University to Change 'Loyalty Oath' Policy

  • 11:27 AM
    Constitution Project Urges Council to Strip Funding for Centralized DC Camera Network

  • 10:40 AM
    Conservation Groups: National Monuments, Wildlife, and Archaeological Sites Threatened by New BLM Plan for Northern Arizona

    Thursday, May 8

  • 6:59 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Mother's Day

  • 6:48 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Focus on Whistleblowers

  • 6:30 PM
    Common Cause: White House Decision To Remove FEC Chairman Mason Smacks of Retribution

  • 6:22 PM
    Free Press Applauds the Internet Freedom and Nondiscrimination Act

  • 5:52 PM
    Bread for the World Gives Mixed Reviews to Farm Bill Agreement

  • 5:45 PM
    ACLU Skeptical of Senate Report on “Homegrown” Terrorism

  • 5:25 PM
    Action Against Hunger: Myanmar Emergency: Reports from The Ground

  • 5:19 PM
    Government Accountabillity Project: Whistleblower Week Events Kick Off Monday

  • 5:17 PM
    ACLU: Federal Judge Orders CIA To Turn Over Torture Memo For Court Review

  • 5:07 PM
    Congressman Ellison, Amnesty International, Others Call for End to Darfur Crisis; Urge World Leaders to Act

  • 4:21 PM
    Center for Economic & Policy Research (CEPR): Comparison of Ownership vs. Rental Costs in 100 U.S. Cities Demonstrates that Rental Options Should Be a Consideration in Housing Proposals

  • 3:42 PM
    CODEPINK: American and Iraqi Mothers Highlight Iraqi Refugee Crisis

  • 3:12 PM
    No War On Iran Coalition — Chicago: Chicago City Council Considers Resolution Opposing War on Iran

  • 12:10 PM
    World Wildlife Fund and The Nature Conservancy Release First-Ever Comprehensive Global Map of Freshwater Systems

  • 12:02 PM
    Sierra Club: Shareholders Beware: Investments in New Coal Could Go Up in Smoke

  • 11:40 AM
    SEIU Members To Politicians: Live Up To Your Promises or We Will Hold You Accountable

  • 11:23 AM
    ACLU: Disability Backlogs Violate Due Process Rights

  • 1:40 PM
    ACLU Resumes Vigilant Watch as Unconstitutional Guantánamo Hearings Continue This Week

  • 12:28 PM
    ACLU Membership Conference 2008: Stand Up For Freedom

  • 11:15 AM
    Public Citizen: Ortho-Evra Patch Exposes Women to Dangerous Estrogen Levels, Risk of Blood Clots

  • 10:48 AM
    Center for Biological Diversity: Tejon Ranch Deal Destroys Critical Habitat for California Condor, Paves Way for Largest Development Ever Proposed in California

  • 10:20 AM
    CODEPINK Shows Pelosi in Bed with Bush to Fund War

  • 9:42 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Is It Time for Congress to Abolish the Office of Special Counsel

    Wednesday, May 7

  • 5:14 PM
    Senator Sherrod Brown Applauds Senate Efforts To Hold Big Oil Accountable, Cosponsors Bill To Put Consumers First

  • 4:24 PM
    Military Families Speak Out (MFSO) Calls On Congress To Reject Speaker Pelosi's Betrayal of Our Troops

  • 3:01 PM
    Bread for the World Calls for More Help for Hungry Families

  • 2:58 PM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) Files FOIA Requests With EPA Regarding Resignation of Mary Gade

  • 2:40 PM
    CODEPINK Shows Pelosi in Bed with Bush to Fund War

  • 2:30 PM
    Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC): San Joaquin River Restoration Bill Moves Closer to Passage

  • 2:28 PM
    POGO Reveals Internal OSC Document Shows Bloch Misused Own Task Force

  • 2:25 PM
    Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR): New Case Charges NYPD With Illegal Stop-and-Frisks

  • 2:04 PM
    Amnesty International: Myanmar Government Must Cooperate with International Community to Ensure Appropriate Aid for Victims

  • 2:04 PM
    ACLU: FBI Withdraws Unconstitutional National Security Letter After ACLU and EFF Challenge

  • 1:17 PM
    Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS): New Report Calls For Halt To Production of New Nuclear Warheads

  • 1:14 PM
    Doctors Without Borders/MSF: Myanmar Cyclone: MSF Teams Bring Immediate Assistance While Additional Staff and Relief Materials are Ready to be Sent

  • 1:01 PM
    Demos: Historic Gather of Young Activists in Washington DC to Address Economic Concerns Driving Youth Vote

  • 12:50 PM
    Public Citizen: Bush Slate of Nominees to FEC Is Anything but a Compromise; Conflict Over FEC Appointments Likely to Continue

  • 12:44 PM
    Center for Budget & Policy Priorities (CBPP): Statement by Barbara Sard, Director of Housing Policy, On House Action on Foreclosure Legislation

  • 12:32 PM
    Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP): Labor, Faith, Seniors, Consumer Groups Rally at New York State Capitol in Support of Single Payer Universal Health Care

  • 12:29 PM
    Environmental Groups: Public Overwhelms Interior Dept. With Opposition to Latest Proposed Oil & Gas Project in Utah’s Famed Nine Mile Canyon

  • 12:20 PM
    Corporate Accountability International: Pepsi's New Labels Hit Shelves, Raise New Concerns

  • 10:12 AM
    Pubic Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): New Jersey Jettisons Groundwater Pollution Standards

  • 10:10 AM
    ACLU: Teleconference Today at 2PM EDT/11AM PDT: National Security Letter Recipient Speaks Out for First Time After Government 'Gag' Is Lifted

    Tuesday, May 6

  • 6:07 PM
    Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR): NYT Again Excludes Critics From Iraq War Discussion Paper Reprises One-Sided

  • 3:45 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): "The Truth About Veteran Suicides"

  • 3:45 PM
    Institute for Agriculture & Trade Policy: Biofuels Contributing to Changing Land-Use Patterns, Affecting Biodiversity – New Report Finds

  • 3:45 PM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) Asks For House Ethics Comm. Investigation Into Members’ Illegal Use of Official Resources for Campaign Purposes

  • 3:45 PM
    Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR): Guantánamo Attorneys to Congress: Resettle Imprisoned Refugees

  • 3:45 PM
    ACORN: “Women’s Voices, Women Vote” Works to Open Access, Not Close It

  • 3:45 PM
    Greenpeace: Chemical Industry Lobby Stalling Efforts to Secure Hazardous Materials from Attacks

  • 3:45 PM
    Conservation Groups: Bush Administration Challenged Over Abandonment of Wildlife Protections

  • 3:27 PM
    Free Press Hosts 2008 National Conference for Media Reform in Minneapolis

  • 3:05 PM
    Union of Concerned Scientists: Chrysler Gas Gimmick Keeps Customers Addicted To Oil, Science Group Says

  • 2:15 PM
    Public Citizen: Congress Must Reform Oil Industry, Financial Markets

  • 2:01 PM
    Equality Forum Mourns Civil Rights Pioneer Mildred Loving

  • 1:45 PM
    Free Press: Consumer Groups Champion Internet Freedom Preservation Act

  • 1:30 PMbr> Center for American Progress: America's Young Adults Face Serious Economic Challenges According to New Data Report and Opinion Poll Analysis

  • 1:19 PM
    Amnesty International: Routine Killings of Civilians In Somalia

  • 1:08 PM
    Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR): Notorious Haitian Human Rights Abuser to Stand Trial for Mortgage Fraud in New York

  • 1:05 PM
    ACLU Commends Net Neutrality Hearing

  • 1:02 PM
    Enivronmental Working Group (EWG): Pentagon & Polluters Wage 50-Year Fight Against Rocket Fuel Safety Standards

  • 12:30 PM
    Center for Biological Diversity: Depleted Longfin Smelt Moves Toward Federal Endangered Species Status

  • 11:00 AM
    People For The American Way (PFAW): McCain Sticks to Bush Script on Judges

  • 10:25 AM
    Voices of Women Organizing Project: Report: Battered Women Claim NYC Family Court System Puts Domestic Violence Survivors and Their Children in Danger

  • 10:01 AM
    EcoJustice: Green Groups In Court To Defend Alberta Tar Sands Victory

  • 9:45 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): EPA Experts Cast Doubts on Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • 9:41 AM
    Amnesty International: As House and Justice Department Have Showdown Over Interrogation Techniques, Human Rights Activists Mobilize Against Torture

  • 9:35 AM
    Corporate Accountability International: Pepsi Pressured to Address Campaign Demands

  • 6:36 AM
    Friends of the Earth/WSDP: International Indigenous Leaders Attend Barrick Gold's Shareholder's Meeting

    Monday, May 5

  • 7:25 PM
    Human Rights Watch: US: ‘Drug War’ Unjust to African Americans

  • 7:10 PM
    Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) Is Joined on Anti-Spyware Brief by a Wide Range of Groups and Companies

  • 6:52 PM
    CARE to Respond to Myanmar Cyclone Disaster

  • 6:35 PM
    Action Against Hunger: Myanmar Emergency: Action Against Hunger Mounts Response in Wake of Cyclone Nargis

  • 6:05 PM
    American Rivers: Bush Administration's Salmon Plan Falls Short

  • 5:57 PM
    Freedom to Marry Honors Mildred Loving Upon Her Passing

  • 5:43 PM
    Center for Biological Diversity: Oklahoma Moves to Protect State’s Freshwater Turtles From Commercial Over-Harvest

  • 4:38 PM
    Government Accountability Project: US District Court Decision Holds Development Bank Accountable to Contractors

  • 3:55 PM
    NARF and ACLU Ask Federal Court to Stop Disenfranchisement of Alaska Natives Who Need Language Assistance

  • 2:58 PM
    Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR): New Abu Ghraib Torture Claims Filed Against Military Contractors

  • 2:50 PM
    Human Rights Watch (HRW): Kosovo/Albania: Investigate Postwar Abductions, Transfers to Albania

  • 2:39 PM
    Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR): Activism Update: TV News Blackout on Pentagon Pundits

  • 2:30 PM
    Greenpeace: Carbon Capture and Storage: A Corporate Boondoggle That Shortchanges Environment, Consumers

  • 2:00 PM
    Earthjustice: Planned Oil Operations in Beaufort and Chukchi Seas Challenged

    Friday, May 2

  • 4:57 PM
    Food First/Institute for Food and Development Policy: Agro-fuels: The Trojan Horse for GM Food

  • 4:35 PM
    International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) Urges All Countries to Join the UN Disability Rights Convention

  • 4:29 PM
    Global AIDS Alliance: Indiana Religious Leaders Urge Clinton and Obama to Overhaul Foreign Aid

  • 4:15 PM
    Environmental Defense Fund: ChAMP Just Doesn't Have the REACH

  • 4:10 PM
    ACORN Applauds Good First Step on Reigning in Abusive Credit Card Practices

  • 4:08 PM
    Friends of The Earth: Voinovich Global Warming Bill ‘Repugnant and Immoral

  • 2:33 PM
    Human Rights Watch: UN: Tackle Wrongdoing by Peacekeepers

  • 2:23 PM
    Human Rights Watch: Israel: Independent Probe Needed in Gaza Killings

  • 2:15 PM
    Center for American Progress: Food Price Crisis 101

  • 2:00 PM
    ACLU: Innocent North Carolina Man Exonerated After 14 Years On Death Row

  • 11:52 AM
    Brennan Center for Justice: US Government Admits It Destroyed Videotape in Enemy Combatant Case

  • 11:51 AM
    Amnesty International Urges the Bush Administration to Release or Provide Fair Trials to All Remaining Guantanamo Detainees

    Thursday, May 1

  • 6:00 PM
    Public Citizen: Bush, Congress Must Hold Oil Industry, Speculators Accountable for High Gas Prices

  • 6:00 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): McCain Health Plan

  • 6:00 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Gas Prices

  • 6:00 PM
    Committee to Protect Journalists: After Six Years, Al-Jazeera Cameraman Freed From Guantanamo

  • 6:00 PM
    Friends of The Earth: Obama’s Call for Rail Expansion Instead of Gas Tax Holiday Welcomed by Friends of the Earth

  • 6:00 PM
    FairVote: Hundreds of Pro-Democracy & Election Reform Advocates to Convene in Minneapolis This Summer

  • 5:55 PM
    ACLU: Fourth Annual ACLU Congress on Civil Liberties in Puerto Rico Begins Today

  • 5:41 PM
    Human Rights First Supports Senate Bill on Ending Secret Prisons

  • 5:14 PM
    Food and Water Watch: Take Back the Tap Organizing Fellowships

  • 4:58 PM
    National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA): Congress Commemorates Japanese Americans of Minidoka

  • 4:23 PM
    Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC): EPA's Proposed Lead Standard Still Would Expose Public to Unsafe Lead Levels

  • 4:10 PM
    Union of Concerned Scientists: New Massachusetts Green Power Program a Model for the Country

  • 3:58 PM
    Government Accountability Project: Asian Development Bank Audit Reveals Fraud in Afghanistan Projects

  • 3:38 PM
    Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey: Five Years Later, “The President Still Doesn’t Get It”

  • 3:27 PM
    National Lawyers Guild President to Testify on Torture Liability at Hearing Before Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties

  • 2:54 PM
    Riverkeeper: Spill Investigated by Riverkeeper Leads to Charges & Arrest

  • 2:24 PM
    People for the American Way (PFAW): The Specter of More Right-Wing Judges

  • 1:34 PM
    Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC): New Report Lays Out Potential Implications of Global Warming Carbon Allowance Proposals on Consumers and Power Companies

  • 1:20 PM
    Media Matters for America: Special Report: Dissection of a Preacher Double Standard

  • 12:58 PM
    Pacific Institute: Oakland Research Matters in Historic South African Water Rights Decision

  • 12:22 PM
    Amnesty International/Family Violence Prevention Fund/Women Thrive Worldwide: Legislation to Address Violence Against Women & Girls Worldwide Introduced in House of Representatives

  • 11:33 AM
    Military Families Speak Out (MFSO): Congress Must Accomplish the Mission of Ending the War In Iraq

  • 11:32 AM
    US Senators Feingold, Klobuchar, Ellison Work to Make Voting Easier For All Americans

  • 10:53 AM
    Corporate Accountability International: On The Smuggled Tobacco Prevention (STOP) Act

  • 10:38 AM
    ACLU: New Report Confirms Unprecedented Expansion Of Government Spying


    April 2008



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