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  July 2008

Thursday, July 31

  • 4:10 PM
    Riverkeeper Granted Hearing on Indian Point Relicensing

  • 4:07 PM
    National Parks Conservation Association Troubled to Learn of Potential NRA Infiltration of Campaign to Protect National Parks

  • 4:00 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Exxon's Record Profit

  • 3:58 PM
    Common Cause Statement on Bolton, Miers Contempt Ruling

  • 3:30 PM
    Center for Biological Diversity: 42-Square-Mile Federal Uranium Program Challenged

  • 3:10 PM
    Brady Center Files Suit Against Gun Seller Who Supplied Juneau Murderer

  • 2:52 PM
    SEIU and Campaign Money Watch: McCain’s Energy Plan Is No Solution – Benefits Big Oil, Doesn’t Help Working Americans

  • 2:46 PM
    Public Citizen: State Secrets Protection Act Is Crucial for Open Government

  • 2:39 PM
    Media Matters: Timeline of Smears

  • 2:34 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): After Collapse of WTO Talks

  • 2:30 PM
    Food & Water Watch: International Coalition Emerges to Protect Great Lakes Waters Against Private Exploitation

  • 2:22 PM
    Congressman Dennis Kucinich: Prevent Oil Profiteering

  • 2:18 PM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW): Analysis On Court’s Decision To Uphold House Judiciary’s Right To Question Miers and Bolten

  • 2:10 PM
    Center for Biological Diversity: Proposed Rule Will Alter How the National Environmental Policy Act Applies to Our Oceans

  • 1:58 PM
    ACLU Obtains Government "Manual" For Prepackaged Guilty Pleas For Prosecution Of Immigrant Workers In Postville, Iowa

  • 1:50 PM
    ACLU Expresses its Disappointment in Congress for Failing to Eliminate Aid Penalty in HEA Reauthorization

  • 1:44 PM
    Environmental Groups: EPA Facing Lawsuits over Global Warming Inaction

  • 1:30 PM
    ACLU: Paycheck Fairness Bill Necessary to Strengthen Equal Pay Protections

  • 1:00 PM
    ACLU Expresses its Disappointment in Congress for Failing to Eliminate Aid Penalty in HEA Reauthorization

  • 12:52 PM
    ACLU Skeptical of Intelligence Overhaul

  • 12:30 PM
    Constitution Project Urges House to Support State Secrets Reform Bill

  • 12:15 PM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Lawsuit to Block Theater at Little Bighorn’s Last Stand Hill

  • 11:52 AM
    US Senator Russ Feingold: Statement in Response to the President’s Comments on Iraq

  • 11:32 AM
    Animal Rights Groups: Unanimous Decision of New Jersey Supreme Court Results in Precedent-Setting Victory for Farm Animals

  • 11:28 AM
    Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR): CNN Anchor with Bush Ties Dismisses Abuse-of-Power Hearings As 'Stagecraft'

  • 10:54 AM
    ACLU Urges Senate Judiciary Committee to Close School-to-Prison Pipeline

  • 10:40 AM
    Corporate Accountability International: Slowing of Bottled Water Market Marks Anniversary of Pepsi Announcement

  • 10:07 AM
    Center for Public Integrity: 'Safe' Pesticides Now First in Poisonings

  • 9:57 AM
    Friends of the Earth: New Analysis Finds $33 Billion in Taxpayer-Funded Giveaways to Oil Companies Over Next Five Years

    Wednesday, July 30

  • 5:00 PM
    Corporate Accountability International: Attorney General Warns Nestle About Legal Challenge to Water Bottling Plant

  • 4:27 PM
    Secular Coalition for America to DNC: 'Unity' Event Should Include Us

  • 4:15 PM
    Public Citizen: Oil Companies Escape Billions in Royalty Payments to Americans; Drilling Expansion Will Enrich US and Foreign Corporate Freeloaders

  • 4:13 PM
    Food & Water Watch: Consumer Organization Rebukes NOAA for Propaganda Report about Offshore Fish Farming

  • 34:10 PM
    Common Cause: House Should Pursue Inherent Contempt

  • 4:04 PM
    Human Rights Campaign (HRC): President Signs Bill Repealing Discriminatory HIV Travel and Immigration Law

  • 3:07 PM
    National Whislteblower Center: Product Safety Whistleblower Protections Approved by Congressional Conference

  • 3:07 PM
    ACLU Secures Religious Freedom for American Indians at Wyoming Prison

  • 2:58 PM
    ACLU Applauds President and Congress: 21-Year US Ban on HIV-Positive Travelers Is Lifted

  • 2:52 PM
    National Park Conservation Association: Everglades Coalition, Everglades Foundation Release Plan for EAA Purchase to Achieve Maximum Restoration Benefits

  • 2:39 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae Still Backing Predatory Lending?

  • 2:35 PM
    Demos: Policy Center Demos Urges Support for "Credit Cardholder's Bill of Rights" Introduced in House of Representatives

  • 2:24 PM
    CODEPINK: Hundreds of Children's Shoes Create Stunning Memorial of Iraqi Children Dead Through War

  • 2:23 PM
    Center for Community Change (CCC) Applauds Creation of Housing Trust Fund to Benefit Low Income Households

  • 2:11 PM
    Campaign for America's Future: The Right-Wing Block-and-Blame Strategy Is The Real Story of The 110th Congress, Report Says

  • 2:05 PM
    American Rivers: Farmland Conservation Decision Boosts Natural Flood Protection

  • 1:57 PM
    The Wilderness Society: Allies of Big Oil in Senate Again Prevent Tax Incentives for Renewable Energy and Advanced Auto Technology

  • 1:12 PM
    Progressive Democrats of America: Norman Solomon, John Nichols to Headline Progressive Democrats Conference, Chicago August 1 - 3

  • 12:49 PM
    Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation: Decision on Missile Defense in Europe Likely Passed to Next Administration

  • 12:48 PM
    National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC): President Signs Bill Into Law to Create a National Housing Trust Fund

  • 12:21 PM
    ACLU: Justice Department Asks Intelligence Court to Review New Wiretapping Law in Secret

  • 12:08 PM
    Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC): Advocates to Channel One: Stop Marketing Prescription Drugs to Children

  • 11:14 AM
    Amnesty International: Blatant Media Censorship in Beijing Adds One More Broken Promise Before Olympics

  • 11:00 AM
    Africa Action: One Year Into Peacekeeping Mandate, Still No Security for Darfur

  • 10:57 AM
    ACLU: Justice Inspector General Report Finds Immigration Judges Were Illegally Hired

  • 10:03 AM
    Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR): New Paper Suggests Bolivian Conflict Revolves Around Lopsided Control Over Land, Natural Gas

  • 9:01 AM
    Ecojustice and Earthroots: Ontario's Water Hazard: Golf Courses Guzzling Groundwater

    Tuesday, July 29

  • 6:51 PM
    People For the American Way Joins Brave New Films to Deliver more than 125,000 Signatures Urging Congress to Hold Rove in Contempt

  • 6:10 PM
    ACLU: Fusion Centers Part of Incipient Domestic Intelligence System, ACLU Warns

  • 5:46 PM
    The Oakland Institute: Collapse of WTO Doha Negotiations: A Blow to the US - EU Hegemony

  • 2:51 PM
    Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP): Trade Talks Collapse, New Direction Needed

  • 2:45 PM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) Applauds Stevens Indictment

  • 2:35 PM
    Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR): WTO Talks Collapse Amidst Developing Countries' Reluctance to Sacrifice Food Security

  • 1:00 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): A Resurgence of Separatist Terrorism in Iraq

  • 12:58 PM Wal-Mart Knew It Was Abusing Workers, but Chose to Break the Law Anyway

  • 12:47 PM
    SEIU Sends Fifth 'Dear John' Letter to Senator McCain

  • 12:30 PM
    Center for Biological Diversity: Rare Arizona Snake One Step Closer to Endangered Species Protection

  • 12:14 PM
    Food & Water Watch and Riverkeeper Launch Take Back the Tap -New York Chefs Urge Restaurants to Give Up Bottled Water

  • 12:12 PM
    Food & Water Watch: Water Company Biwater to Get Nothing from Tanzania, International Court Rules

  • 12:10 PM
    Real News Network: The Facts On The Ground In Palestine

  • 11:34 AM
    Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS): Poll: Western Voters Support Clean Car Policies

  • 11:21 AM
    NRDC: Beach Closing Days Reach Second Highest Level in 18 Years, Says New Report

  • 11:00AM
    Human Rights Watch (HRW): US: Burma Gem Ban Strengthened

  • 10:53 AM
    Climate Convergence 2008 Targets Columbia River Crossing, Plans Civil Disobedience in Portland

  • 10:15 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Navy Sued Over Puget Sound Detonations

    Monday, July 28

  • 6:40 PM
    National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Responds To Shooting at Tennessee Church

  • 5:59 PM
    The Wilderness Society: Bush Does Texas Two-Step to trample Colorado’s Roadless Forests

  • 5:54 PM
    Amnesty International: Beijing Authorities' Broken Promises Jeopardize Olympic Legacy

  • 4:00 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA) Obama's Economic Team

  • 2:46 PM
    Environmental Groups Sue EPA over Pesticide Diazinon

  • 2:40 PM
    Environmental Defense Fund (EDF): EPA Nanotechnology Voluntary Program Risks Becoming a 'Black Hole'

  • 2:36 PM
    Demos: Many African-American and Latino Families in Danger of Falling out of Middle Class

  • 2:32 PM
    Amnesty International Website Blocked at Olympic Venue

  • 2:30 PM
    ACORN Applauds Passage of Foreclosure Prevention Bill

  • 2:16 PM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): EPA Staff Ordered to Stonewall Investigators and Media

  • 2:00 PM
    The Real News Network: Iraq Events Moving Out of US Control

  • 12:12 PM
    National Low-Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC): President Urged to Sign Bill With Housing Trust Fund

  • 12:10 PM
    Americans for Safe Access: Entrapment Is Key Defense in Federal Medical Marijuana Trial

  • 12:00 PM
    Climate Convergence: Oregon Climate Convergence Kicks Off, Promises Mass Civil Disobedience

  • 10:33 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Prison Staff and Inmates Exposed in Computer Recycling Plant

    Friday, July 25

  • 3:00 PM
    Demos: Policy Center Demos Praises New Legislation Designating Veterans Affairs Offices as Voter Registration Sites

  • 2:45 PM
    Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR): Notorious Haitian Death Squad Leader 'Toto' Constant Found Guilty of Grand Larceny and Mortgage Fraud

  • 2:33 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Activists Challenge the Siege of Gaza

  • 2:20 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Impeachment on the Table?

  • 1:25 PM
    Media Matters: Statement by Eric Burns On Michael Savage

  • 1:01 PM
    National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Applauds US House Vote to Repeal HIV Travel Ban, Calls on President Bush to Sign Swiftly

  • 12:38 PM
    Environmental Working Group (EWG): EPA Again Decides Not To Regulate Chemicals In Drinking Water

  • 10:22 AM
    ACLU Hails Hearing on “Imperial Presidency”

    Thursday, July 24

  • 6:07 PM
    National Low Income Housing Coalition Applauds Passage of H.R. 3221

  • 5:45 PM
    Environmental Working Group (EWG): One Pesticide Classified as Unsafe, Hundreds More to Go

  • 4:33 PM
    Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR): More Substantial Stimulus and Policy Proposals Needed to Help Americans Weather the Recession

  • 4:30 PM
    ACLU Applauds Sen. Clinton and Rep. Honda for Language Rights Bill

  • 4:23 PM
    Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR): More Substantial Stimulus and Policy Proposals Needed to Help Americans Weather the Recession

  • 2:40 PM
    ACLU: Court Bars Corrections Department From Sending More Women to Inhumane Conditions in NJ Men’s Prison

  • 2:17 PM
    Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC): California Water Operations Threaten Survival of Iconic Salmon Fishery

  • 2:10 PM
    Human Rights Watch (HRW): Nepal: Abuses Against Tibetans Protesting China’s Tibet Crackdown

  • 2:02 PM
    Food & Water Watch: Trade Negotiations Cannot Solve Food Crisis Created by WTO and World Bank

  • 1:45 PM
    ACORN Celebrates Minimum Wage Increase

  • 1:42 PM
    ACLU: Ban on HIV/AIDS Travelers is Discrimination

  • 1:27 PM
    Nuclear Age Peace Foundation: 16-year-old Wins National Peace Video Contest

  • 1:17 PM
    Environmental Groups: Lawsuit Asks EPA to End Use of Hazardous Pesticide in USA

  • 12:30 PM
    The Wilderness Society: Americans Don’t Believe Bush, Industry Claims on Gas Prices, Poll Shows

  • 12:29 PM
    ACLU Obtains Key Memos Authorizing CIA Torture Methods

  • 12:25 PM
    Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR): Closing Arguments To Begin In Trial of "Toto" Constant, Notorious Haitian Death Squad Leader

  • 12:15 PM
    ACLU Supports the Paycheck Fairness Act

  • 10:39 AM
    ACLU At Guantánamo For First Military Commission Trial This Week

  • 10:00 AM
    Environmental Defense Fund (EDF): House Committee Told Sound Regulations for Technology to Help Cut Global Warming Pollution Within Sight

  • 9:48 AM
    Corporate Accountability International: Tobacco Control Gets Big Boost

    Wednesday, July 23

  • 6:15 PM
    Secular Coalition for America: Are Atheists Welcome at the Democratic Convention?

  • 6:10 PM
    Rainforest Action Network: Broad Coalition Welcomes Northern Boreal Plan, Urges Province to Uphold Indigenous Commitments

  • 6:05 PM
    National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Action Fund Calls for End to Discriminatory ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Policy

  • 6:00 PM
    Media Matters: CBS News Covers for McCain

  • 5:46 PM
    CODEPINK: Hundreds of Children's Shoes Create Stunning Memorial of Iraqi Children Dead Through War

  • 5:41 PM
    Action Against Hunger (ACF): Dependence and Devastation in Liberia: Global Food Prices Wreak Havoc in Monrovia

  • 5:26 PM
    Friends of The Earth (FOE): Embarassing Turnout For Republicans at House GOP Drilling Event

  • 4:40 PM
    Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR): Mukasey Says He Wont Appoint Special Prosecutor in Rendition Case

  • 4:00 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Minimum Wage Hike

  • 3:29 PM
    Earth Rights International/Amazon Watch: Indigenous Peruvians Appeal Dismissal of Federal Lawsuit Against Oxy Petroleum For Contaminating Amazon Rainforest, Poisoning Communities

  • 2:59 PM
    Brave New Films: 100,000 Urge Congress to Send Rove To Jail

  • 2:56 PM
    NRDC: California Water Operations Threaten Survival of Iconic Salmon Fishery

  • 2:40 PM
    Amnesty Intl Applauds Legislation Seeking to Combat Violence Against Native Women

  • 2:35 PM
    Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC) Urges Adoption of Republican Platform Plank on Marketing to Children

  • 1:58 PM
    Human Rights Watch (HRW): United Nations: Defeat for Discrimination, Victory for Inclusion

  • 1:47 PM
    Human Rights First Asks Congress to Reject Attorney General’s Rushed Plan to Obstruct the Courts in Reviewing Guantanamo Habeas Petitions

  • 1:35 PM
    Consumers Union: New Fed Rules on Subprime Mortgages Provide Important Protections But More Safeguards Are Needed to Curb Unfair Lending Practices

  • 1:27 PM
    Consumer Federation of America: Over 30,000 Consumers Flood the Federal Reserve Board With Complaints About Abusive Credit Card Practices

  • 1:01 PM
    International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) Cautiously Welcomes EU Ban on Seal Products But Warns That Exemptions Could Allow Cruelty to Continue

  • 12:42 PM
    Amnesty International: Pakistan: New Government Must Seize the Opportunity to Reveal the Truth About Enforced Disappearances

  • 12:36 PM
    Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC): Hot Weather in Western States Threatens Trout Survival

  • 12:20 PM
    Consumer Groups: CPSC Data Show Safety Recalls Increased 22% Over Last Year; Leading Consumer Groups Urge Congress to Enact Strong Reforms Before Recess

  • 11:57 AM
    Environmental Defense Fund (EDF): New Report Says Providing Water for Fish Is the Surest Way to Create Water Supply Reliability for California Farms and Cities

  • 11:50 AM
    Congressman Keith Eillison Condemns Court Ruling Obstructing a Woman’s Fundamental Right to Choose

  • 11:44 AM
    Americans United for Separation of Church and State: Army Base Cannot Coerce Soldier Trainees to Attend Church Services

  • 11:40 AM
    Defenders of Wildlife: Statement Regarding the Alaska Department of Fish and Game's Illegal Killing of 14 Wolf Pups

  • 11:18 AM
    Alaska Wilderness League: Boehnerand and Co.: Hear Nothing, See Nothing, Speak Lies about Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

  • 11:12 AM
    ACORN: Edwards Reveals Anti-Poverty Plans With ACORN on 'Half in Ten' Campaign Tour

  • 8:49 AM
    Progressive Democrats of America: Progressive Delegates Launching Push For Guarantee of "Health Care for All" In National Democratic Party Platform

  • 8:31 AM
    ACLU: Congress Should Demand Answers from Attorney General

    Tuesday, July 22

  • 3:59 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Foreign Policy

  • 3:50 PM
    Environmental Defense Fund: Internal Review says World Bank Must Reform its Approach to the Environment

  • 3:40 PM
    Public Citizen: Court Upholds Public Access to Crash Data

  • 2:59 PM
    Media Matters: Top Radio Host Shifts Blame as Advertiser, Radio Network Drop Show

  • 2:38 PM
    Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT) Applauds Appeals Court Ruling on COPA: Court Affirms Earlier Decision Ruling COPA Unconstitutional

  • 2:10 PM
    Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC): New Report Ranks States Most Vulnerable to Rising Gas Prices, Offers Solutions for Relief

  • 1:04 PM
    Human Rights Watch (HRW): Sudan: Restore Security in Abyei

  • 12:27 PM
    Environmental Groups: White House Promises False Hope; Oil Shale Technology Remains Decades Away

  • 12:27 PM
    ACLU: Federal Court Once Again Upholds Ban on Unconstitutional Internet Censorship Law

  • 11:41 AM
    Let Justice Roll: National Faith-Community Alliance Launches Campaign to End Poverty Wages

  • 10:30 AM
    Amnesty International: Arrest of Radovan Karadžic a Major Step Towards Justice

    Monday, July 21

  • 4:58 PM
    Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law: Bipartisan Commision Launched to Investigate Housing Discrimination in America

  • 4:47 PM
    Earthjustice: Federal Court Reinstates Federal Wolf Protections

  • 4:30 PM
    ACLU Asks FCC to Scrutinize ISP Surveillance of Customers’ Internet Habits

  • 4:20 PM
    ACLU: Mukasey Calls On Congress to Subvert Constitution

  • 2:14 PM
    Senator Russ Feingold: Statement In Response to the Attorney General’s Remarks on Detainee Hearings

  • 12:45 PM
    Real News Network: US Unemployment Highest in 20 Years

  • 12:51 PM
    Real News Network: Iran and the US: Beyond the War of Rhetoric

  • 12:45 PM
    Media Matters: National Autism Group and Angry Parents to hold Press Conference Today in Manhattan to Announce Rally and Protest in City of San Francisco for July 23, 2008

  • 11:48 AM
    SEIU Calls on Health Insurance Companies to Join the Health Care Reform Team

  • 10:37 AM
    Brennan Center for Justice: Bad Ballot Design Results in Staggering Numbers of Lost Votes

  • 10:03 AM
    Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) Executive Director Vincent Warren Denounces Mukasey Scheme to Have Congress Delay Habeas Hearings

  • 9:50 AM
    Doctors Without Borders (MSF) Teams Blocked from Assisting Civilians Affected by Conflict in Mount Elgon, Kenya

  • 9:00 AM
    Voting Rights Groups Encourage Voter Registration at VA Facilities

    Friday, July 18

  • 5:23 PM
    Food & Water Watch: The People: 1; Nestle: 1

  • 3:31 PM Pittsburgh Hosts FCC Hearing on Future of the Internet

  • 3:30 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Implications of Torture

  • 2:58 PM
    People for the American Way (PFAW): Census Bureau’s Own Research Staff Demonstrated That Airbrushing Out Same-Sex Marriages Distorts Data

  • 2:40 PM
    Public Citizen: ‘Mega-donors’ Pump Millions Into McCain’s Presidential Campaign

  • 2:17 PM
    Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP): WTO Doha Negotiations Threaten to Encourage Inefficient Food Aid Delivery

  • 1:45 PM
    Africa Action: Senate Passage of AIDS, TB and Malaria Bill An Important Step Forward

  • 1:27 PM
    Human Rights Watch (HRW): Egypt: Release Dozens of Protestors Held Without Charge

  • 1:15 PM
    United for Peace and Justice: Peace Advocates Act to Stop War With Iran

  • 11:34 AM
    Amnesty International: South Korean Police Used Excessive Force Against Peaceful Beef Protesters

  • 11:06 AM
    National Whistleblower Center: Fate of Consumer Safety Whistleblower Protections to Be Decided

  • 10:56 AM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Parents of Murdered US Army Woman Soldier Call for a Congressional Hearing on Her Death

    Thursday, July 17

  • 4:36 PM
    Refugees International: Report Challenges Militarization of US Foreign Aid, Calls for US Africa Policy Reforms

  • 3:54 PM
    Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) Analysis: WTO Negotiations Face Significant Challenges

  • 3:38 PM
    Peace Action Maine President Returns From Iran: Interviews Available

  • 3:30 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Can the President Detain Anyone Indefinitely?

  • 3:12 PM
    Government Accountability Project: EPA Quietly Releases Climate Change Health Effects Report

  • 3:05 PM
    Americans United , ACLU Ask Court to End Public Funding of Discriminatory Kentucky Baptist Homes for Children

  • 2:30 PM
    The Real News Network: Ex-CIA Ray McGovern on Obama's 'New World'

  • 2:04 PM
    ACLU: Federal Court Rules Unconstitutional Guantánamo Trial of Salim Hamdan Can Proceed

  • 1:58 PM
    Public Citizen: Republican Party: Hands Off the Elephant; GOP’s Trademark Claims Stifle Political Speech

  • 1:36 PM
    Free Press: Grassroots Groups Join the Push for Internet for Everyone

  • 1:14 PM
    Center for Biological Diversity: Federal Government Recognizes Extinction Threat and Upholds Threatened Status for the Imperiled Peirson's Milk-vetch

  • 1:02 PM
    American Rivers: Taunton River Wild and Scenic Bill Passes House

  • 12:55 PM
    Physicians for Human Rights (PHR): PEPFAR: $48 Billion Landmark Bill Reauthorized; Millions of Lives to be Saved

  • 12:50 PM
    NRDC: Gore Issues Challenge for Electricity without Global Warming within Ten Years

  • 12:44 PM
    Defenders of Wildlife: Oil Speculators Reap The Profits While Drivers Pay The Price at The Pump

  • 12:20 PM
    Amnesty International: Venezuela Must Implement New Law on Violence Against Women

  • 11:13 AM
    ACLU Applauds Bill to Reform Juvenile Justice

  • 11:09 AM
    ACLU of Maryland Lawsuit Uncovers Maryland State Police Spying Against Peace and Anti-Death Penalty Groups

  • 10:50 AM
    ACLU Calls for Probe of Secretary Chertoff’s Use of Terrorist Watch List

  • 10:00 AM
    ACLU Seeks Answers on Torture from Former Attorney General Ashcroft

  • 9:47 AM
    Environmental Working Group (EWG): Antibacterial Agent No Better Than Soap & Water ­ and It's Toxic

  • 8:00 AM
    Cornucopia Institute: Organic Valley Halts Milk Purchases with Texas Dairy

  • 1:17 AM
    Coalition for the International Criminal Court (CICC): Global Coalition Marks Tenth Anniversary of ICC Statute

    Wednesday, July 16

  • 6:00 PM
    People for The American Way (PFAW): McCain Courts the Right, Attacks Families

  • 4:59 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Stagflation - The Military Drain

  • 4:45 PM
    Forest Ethics: Dirty Tar Sands Oil Is A Risky Investment

  • 2:59 PM
    Peace Alliance: Department of Peace Bill Has Bipartisan Support in Congress

  • 2:40 PM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW): Those Who Dared: 30 Officials Who Stood Up for Our Country

  • 2:32 PM
    American Rivers Proposes Agenda to Overhaul Nation's Flood Response

  • 2:30 PM
    ACLU: Sheriff Arpaio Sued Over Racial Profiling Of Latinos In Maricopa County

  • 1:47 PM
    Real News Network: The Pak-Afghan Riddle

  • 1:44 PM
    National Whistleblower Center: Whistleblower Protection Provisions In Jeopardy

  • 1:37 PM
    Peace Action West: House Iran Resolution Would Send Alarming Message to President Bush

  • 1:04 PM
    ACLU: Proposed Bush Regulations Jeopardize Women’s Health

  • 12:23 PM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Suit to Uncover Human Hazards of Federal Wildlife

  • 11:47 AM
    Congressman Dennis Kucinich Denounces Bush Policy on Gaza

  • 8:00 AM
    Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR): Washington Post's Deceptive McCain-Friendly Poll

    Tuesday, July 15

  • 4:00 PM
    Congressman Dennis Kucinich: Kucinich Decries Iran Saber Rattling in House Legislation

  • 3:24 PM
    Food and Water Watch: FDA Spends Too Much on Employee Parties, Not Enough on Food Safety

  • 3:12 PM
    Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI): US Food Safety Programs Lag Behind Other Countries, Says GAO

  • 3:10 PM
    Corporate Accountability International: Europe Must Resist Tobacco Industry Interference in Global Tobacco Treaty

  • 3:04 PM
    FAIR (Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting): Obama Moves Right? Pundits Cheer

  • 2:37 PM
    ACLU: As Guantánamo Video Is Made Public, ACLU Calls on Government to Release Wrongfully Withheld Documentation of Detainee Abuse

  • 2:01 PM
    CCFC to FTC: Whatever Happened to BabyFirstTV?

  • 1:37 PM
    Human Rights Campaign Releases Statement on McCain Comments Against Same-Sex Adoption

  • 12:03 PM
    Amnesty International Welcomes a Long-Awaited Verdict in Italy

  • 12:02 PM
    Amnesty International: Omar Khadr Must Be Immediately Repatriated to Canada

  • 11:44 AM
    ACLU At Guantánamo For Military Commission Hearings This Week

  • 10:43 AM
    Real News Network: Fannie and Freddie Symptoms of Larger Problem

  • 10:18 AM
    Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney: Debbie Smith Act Reauthorization Passes House

  • 10:17 AM
    Africa Action: ICC Prosecution of Bashir a Bold Step for Justice and Peace in Sudan

  • 10:03 AM
    Congressman Dennis Kucinich: Impeachment Resolution Introduced In House With Reading by Clerk Today

    Monday, July 14

  • 4:25 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Fannie Mae Bailout

  • 1:35 PM
    Amnesty International: Japan: Environmental Activists Must Be Treated in Accordance With International Law

  • 1:00 PM
    Real News Network: Iraq Wants Troop Withdrawal Deadline

  • 12:30 PM
    Worldwatch Institute: Coal Industry Hands Out Pink Slips While Green Collar Jobs Take Off

  • 12:18 PM
    Public Citizen: Investing in Wind Power Is Critical to Texas’ Future

  • 11:09 AM
    Human Rights Watch (HRW): Darfur: ICC Moves Against Sudan’s Leader

  • 10:49 AM
    ACLU: Terrorist Watch List Hits One Million Names

    Friday, July 11

  • 2:36 PM
    Human Rights First: Countries Shipping Arms to Sudan May Violate Genocide Convention

  • 2:21 PM
    Food & Water Watch: Consumers To Receive Information about Where Recalled Meat Was Sold

  • 2:15 PM
    Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Calls for Immediate Corrective Action for Power Plant Pollution

  • 2:10 PM
    Children's Defense Fund: Hundreds of DC-Area Youth March to US Capitol to Support Health Coverage for All Children

  • 2:07 PM
    Center for Science in the Pubic Interest (CSPI): Medical and Science Journals Urged to Adopt Common Policy on Disclosing Financial Conflicts of Interest

  • 2:00 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Native American March on DC

  • 1:34 PM
    Public Citizen Presses Agency for Data Showing Its Record on Notifying the Public About Dangerous Products

  • 1:27 PM
    Human Rights Watch: ICC: Good Progress Amid Missteps in First Five Years

  • 1:15 PM
    Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS): EPA Announcement Today Consistent With Bush Administration's Do-Nothing Approach to Global Warming

  • 1:03 PM
    Doctors Without Borders (MSF) Calls on Participants of EU Mediterranean Summit to Improve Conditions for Migrants Arriving on Europe's Southern Shores

  • 12:58 PM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW): Bush Administration Loses Appeal on Visitor Records Lawsuit

  • 12:40 PM
    Amnesty International: Thousands to Call for Positive Olympics Legacy in Global Aerial Art Events

  • 12:39 PM
    Senator Russ Feingold: On the Possible ICC Indictments Against Members of the Sudanese Government

  • 12:00 PM
    Real News Network: Obama's Vote for FISA Leads Supporters To Doubt His Promises

  • 11:58 AM
    Greenpeace: Activists Charged for Exposing Whale Meat Scandal

  • 11:28 AM
    SEIU: Private Equity Buyout Industry Gets Its Facts Wrong

  • 11:15 AM
    Center for Biological Diversity: Bush Administration to Announce Delay of Greenhouse Gas Regulation Today

  • 11:13 AM
    Wilderness Society: Moulton Says Summer Vacation From Global Warming Begins at EPA

  • 10:58 AM
    Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation: New Push for U.S.-India Nuclear Deal Undermines Global Non-Proliferation and Congressional Authority

  • 10:08 AM
    Friends of The Earth: French Uranium Spill Shows Nuclear Is Not Safe

  • 10:05 AM
    Council for A Livable World / Common Cause: Retired Military Leaders Oppose Provocative House Resolution on Iran

  • 9:31 AM
    EcoJustice: Canada Under Fire Over Toxic Fire Retardants

  • 8:12 AM
    National Organization for Women: No Capes, No Masks, No Boundaries: Feminist Super-Women Unite!

    Thursday, July 10

  • 5:10 PM
    Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) Supports Congressional Call for Special Counsel in Maher Arar Rendition Case

  • 3:18 PM
    Congressman Keith Ellison: Resolution Urges President to Accept Iraqi Government Call for a Timetable of US Troop Withdrawal

  • 3:17 PM
    ACLU Sues Over Unconstitutional Dragnet Wiretapping Law

  • 3:11 PM
    Center for Biological Diversity: Feds Move Delta Smelt Toward Endangered Status

  • 3:04 PM
    Pacific Institute: Extreme Weather Events Will Increasingly Affect US Water Supply

  • 2:22 PM
    Congressman Dennis Kucinich: Presenting an Article of Impeachment of the President

  • 1:37 PM
    World Wildlife Fund: New Report From WWF Projects Stressed Water Resources

  • 1:11 PM
    Wake Up Walmart: Walmart is Profiting from Americas Economic Downturn

  • 12:50 PM
    Greenpeace: "G" In The New 3g iPhone Will Not Also Stand For Green

  • 12:40 PM
    Greenpeace: Suit Filed To Stop Four Timber Sales on Largest National Forest

  • 12:38 PM
    Environmental Defense Fund: Statement on House Carbon Capture Legislation

  • 12:25 PM
    Doctors Without Borders (MSF): Ethiopia: Obstructions Lead MSF-Switzerland to Withdraw from FIIQ, Somali Region of Ethiopia

  • 12:06 PM
    Center for Biological Diversity: Statement on The Bureau of Land Management's Assessment of Grazing Impacts in Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument

  • 10:55 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): New Jersey to Set Carbon Caps Above Current Emission Levels

  • 10:48 AM
    Friends of the Earth: Groups to EPW: Biofuels Mandate Should Be Suspended

  • 10:38 AM
    ACLU: Teleconference Today at 3:15 PM EDT: ACLU to Discuss Lawsuit to Stop Unconstitutional Warrantless Wiretapping Law

  • 10:33 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Maine Seeks Pre-Approval for Wetlands Destruction

  • 10:22 AM
    American Humanist Association: One Humanist's Stand for Academic Freedom

  • 10:17 AM
    ACLU: Breaches of Passport Files Reaffirm Need for Individual Privacy Protections

  • 10:15 AM
    Congressman Dennis Kucinich News Conference on Single Article of Impeachment Today at 2:00 pm Cannon Terrace

  • 10:11 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Fish & Wildlife Service Hiding Influence of Refuge Driller

  • 6:24 AM
    American Bird Conservancy: Congressional Hearing Today Investigates Declining Bird Populations

    Wednesday, July 9

  • 5:15 PM
    Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP): Pro-Single-Payer Doctors' Group Announces New Blog

  • 5:07 PM
    FairVote: Students Use Instant Runoff Voting at US Universities

  • 5:00 PM
    Union of Concerned Scientists: Major Economies Climate Meeting a 'Sideshow;' Competing Visions on Full Display as Hokkaido Summit Ends

  • 4:54 PM
    The Wilderness Society (TWS): US House Passes Critical Wildfire Bill

  • 4:30 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Iran: Crucial Facts and Ignored Options

  • 3:10 PM
    ACLU: Senate Passes Unconstitutional Spying Bill and Grants Sweeping Immunity to Phone Companies

  • 2:15 PM
    World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Briefing to Examine Impacts of Climate Change on Southeast US Watersheds

  • 2:00 PM
    Public Citizen: Debt Collectors Cannot Blame Their Mistakes on Creditors, Federal Appeals Court Rules

  • 1:47 PM
    Human Rights First: G8 Forfeits Leadership in Stopping Arms to Darfur

  • 1:30 PM
    Environmental Defense Fund (EDF): Ag Secretary Urged to Reject Early Release of Land in Conservation Reserve Program

  • 1:22 PM
    Doctors Without Borders (MSF): Statement on UNITAID Medicines Patent Pool Decision

  • 1:07 PM
    US Senator Russ Feingold: Remarks in Opposition to the FISA Amendments Act

  • 12:59 PM
    Corporate Accountability International: Blackwater, Archer Daniels Midland, and Wal-Mart Inducted Into Corporate Hall of Shame

  • 12:41 PM
    Center for Biological Diversity: Critical Habitat Finalized for Kootenai River White Sturgeon

  • 12:10 PM
    Citizens for Responsibilty and Ethics in Washington: In CREW Lawsuit, Court Orders White House Office of Administration to Preserve Documents Regarding Missing Email

  • 12:05 PM
    Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR): Housing Market Meltdown Will Cause Massive Losses in Household Wealth

  • 11:54 AM
    ACLU Skeptical of Senate Hearing on “Homegrown” Terrorism

  • 11:42 AM
    Real News Network: Carnage in Kabul

  • 10:53 AM
    National Lawyers Guild: Extraordinary Force Used to Silence Protesters Critical of G8 and United States Policies

  • 10:48 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): We Have Met the Enemy...and He is Us

  • 10:29 AM
    ACLU At Guantánamo This Week For Hearings On Detainees’ Legal Representation

  • 10:18 AM
    ACLU To Fight For Religious Freedom Of American Indian Incarcerated In Wyoming

    Tuesday, July 8

  • 5:10 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): War Powers

  • 3:32 PM
    Brave New Films: 43,000-name Petition to Expel Lieberman From the Senate Democratic Caucus to be Delivered by BNF and Netroots Activists

  • 2:57 PM
    SEIU: The Drumbeat for Health Care Grows

  • 2:45 PM
    Public Citizen: Revamped Vehicle Rating Program Still Has Glaring Omissions

  • 2:17 PM
    Human Rights Watch (HRW): Saudi Arabia: Domestic Workers Face Harsh Abuses

  • 2:10 PM
    Food & Water Watch: Bush Administration Proposal Allows Industrial Fish Farming Off Coasts

  • 1:53 PM
    Environmental Defense Fund (EDF): AB 32 Cosponsor Says CARB Draft Implementation Plan Needs More Recommendations to Cut Land Use, Transportation Emissions

  • 1:47 PM
    CDT: Legal Implications of Online Behavioral Advertising Practices: Collection of Internet Content From ISPs May Violate Federal and State Wiretap Laws

  • 1:45 PM
    ACLU Urges Senators to Oppose Unconstitutional Surveillance Bill

  • 1:40 PM
    The Real News Network: Canada Gives US War Deserter Second Chance

  • 1:21 PM
    Conservation Groups: Endangered Species Protections Sought for US Wolverines

  • 11:20 AM
    The Constitution Project: Bipartisan War Powers Committee Disappointed in Final Report of Baker-Christopher Commission

  • 10:05 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): US Sugar Buyout May Not Help the Everglades

    Monday, July 7

  • 3:30 PM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) Files Bar Complaints Against Former Justice Dept. Officials Elston and McDonald

  • 3:00 PM
    CODEPINK: Peace Activists Join With Iranians to Say 'Talks, Not Sanctions or War'

  • 2:27 PM
    Minnesota Leaders Oppose US Military Action Against Iran

  • 1:40 PM
    American Rivers and Partners Celebrate Congaree River Blue Trail National Recreation Trail Designation with Ceremonial Paddle

  • 1:20 PM
    Real News Network: Lieberman Wants Stronger Action Against Iran

  • 1:15 PM
    Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation: Is Iran Currently an Existential Threat to the United States?

  • 12:02 PM
    Real News Network: How Do Iranians React To Threat of Attack?

  • 11:43 AM
    Campaign for Peace and Democracy: Anti-War Activists & Intellectuals: “We Protest against the U.S. Radar in the Czech Republic”

  • 11:34 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Army Knew Alaska Base Family Housing Site was Toxic

  • 11:30 AM
    MADRE: G8's Food Crisis Agenda Must Focus on Women's Human Rights

  • 9:32 AM
    Amnesty International USA to Host Discussion about Anti-Muslim Riots and the Need for Justice in Gujarat, India

    Friday, July 4

  • 11:00 AM
    The Real News Network: Attack Will Turn Region Into Fireball

    Thursday, July 3

  • 3:25 PM
    The Real News Network: McCain Defends Free Trade With Colombia

  • 3:00 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Colombia: 'July Surprise'?

  • 2:53 PM
    Human Rights Watch (HRW): Thailand: Fear of Army Cover-Up in Imam’s Death

  • 2:34 PM
    Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI): Emergency Regs Needed for Tracking Produce, Food Groups Say

  • 2:20 PM
    Bread for the World Urges G8 Nations to Mobilize Greater Response to World Hunger Crisis

  • 2:14 PM
    World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Releases G8 Climate Scorecards, Urges Us Government To Strengthen Energy Efficiency And Energy R&D Efforts

  • 1:57 PM
    Oxfam International: Financial Crisis Shows G8 Has The Means To Tackle Poverty – If It Has The Will

  • 1:50 PM
    Doctors Without Borders (MSF): G8 Leaders Must Take Action to Save Most Vulnerable in Food Crisis

  • 1:45 PM
    The Real News Network: The Secret War in Iran; Seymour Hersh on Cheney and Manufacturing Consent on Iran

  • 1:29 PM
    Justice at Stake: What Role for the Courts in the War on Terror?

  • 1:06 PM
    Government Accountability Project: GAP Commends UN Ethics Director and Secretary-General for Defending UNDP Whistleblower

  • 12:44 PM
    National Priorities Project (NPP): New Local Cost of War Numbers Now Available

  • 11:28 AM
    Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR): Notorious Haitian Human Rights Abuser To Stand Trial For Mortgage Fraud In New York

  • 10:06 AM
    Bill of Rights Defense Committee (BORDC): New Declaration Highlighting Government Abuses Printed in New York Times 7/3/08

    Wednesday, July 2

  • 8:51 PM
    Netroots Nation: Pelosi to Participate in Ask the Speaker Session at Netroots Nation

  • 3:30 PM
    The Real News Network: Resolution Calls for Embargo Against Iran

  • 2:24 PM
    Unified Arctic Campaign: Americans Support Continued Protection for Arctic Refuge, Don’t Believe Big Oil’s Misleading Claims on Gas Prices

  • 2:17 PM
    Friends of the Earth: Harry Reid Tells Truth About Coal, Oil

  • 2:14 PM
    Union of Concerned Scientists: 'Out of Touch' Auto Industry Asks for Weaker Fuel Economy Standards

  • 11:08 AM
    CIVIC: Iraq: New Documents Detail Civilian Deaths Caused by US Forces

  • 2:12 PM
    NRDC: New Analysis Reveals Comprehensive Approach to Saving Money on Gas Today

  • 12:40 PM
    National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA): Groups Speak Out to Keep Great Smoky Mountains Free of Pollution

  • 11:54 AM
    Brady Campaign: Brady President Praises Atlanta Airport Officials For Putting Public Safety Ahead Of Gun Extremists

  • 11:36 AM
    Amnesty International: Migrants Face Illegal Arrest In Mauritania

  • 11:20 AM
    Center for Biological Diversity: Lawsuit Filed to Stop Disastrous Army Relocation Project From Killing More Desert Tortoises

  • 10:48 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): New Jersey Misses First Global Warming Target

  • 9:53 AM
    ACLU Releases Navy Files on Civilian Casualties in Iraq War

    Tuesday, July 1

  • 4:00 PM
    Public Citizen: Bush Administration’s Fuel Economy Standards Benefit Automakers, Ignore Consumer Needs

  • 3:21 PM
    ACLU & EFF Sue Justice Department To Uncover Records Of Cell Phone Tracking

  • 2:30 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Was the Iraq Invasion for Oil After All?

  • 2:17 PM
    Americans United for Separation of Church and State: Obama Support for Expansion of 'Faith-Based' Program Is Disappointing

  • 2:12 PM
    AFL-CIO: Statement by AFL-CIO President John Sweeney on Sen. John McCain's Trip to Colombia and Mexico

  • 2:10 PM
    ACLU: US-EU Data Sharing Can’t Happen Without U.S. Legislation

  • 1:17 PM
    Human Rights Watch (HRW): Morocco: Drop Criminal Charges Against Rights Defender, Journalist

  • 1:10 PM
    Human Rights Watch (HRW): Jordan: Scrap New Laws That Stifle Democracy

  • 12:56 PM
    Center for Science In The Public Interest (CSPI): Kraft, General Mills, Dole, & Others Ripping Off Consumers with Bogus Immunity Claims

  • 12:52 PM
    MADRE: Women Leaders Submit Letter to the G8, Demand Action on Food Crisis

  • 11:17 AM
    Environmental Working Group (EWG): Sunscreen or Sunscam? Updated Consumer Guide Says Most Don't Work or Have Unsafe Chemicals

  • 10:38 AM
    Food & Water Watch Guide Demystifies Water Quality Reports

  • 9:00 AM
    Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR): Offshore Drilling and Energy Conservation: The Relative Impact on Gas Prices

    June 2008


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