Common Dreams NewsCenter

  NewsCenter > Progressive Community > NewsWire > December 2007  



The press releases posted here have been provided to Common Dreams NewsWire by

Progressive Community

For further information or to comment on this press release, please contact the organization directly.

Making News?
Read our
Guidelines for Submitting
News Releases

Newswire Archive

*all times Eastern US (GMT-5:00)

  December 2007

Monday, December 31

  • 12:30 PM
    Institute For Public Accuracy (IPA): Benazir Bhutto and Pakistan

    Friday, December 28

  • 3:48 PM
    American Friends Service Committee & Peace Action New Hampshire: Anti-War Bus Tour to Precede NH Primary

  • 12:33 PM
    Voices for Creative Nonviolence/Des Moines Catholic Worker: Civil Disobedience at Presidential Campaign Offices in Des Moines, Iowa December 31, January 2 and 3

  • 12:24 PM
    Doctors Without Borders: Somalia: MSF Demands Access to the Area Where Two Expatriates Are Still in Captivity to Check Their Health Status

    Thursday, December 27

  • 5:30 PM
    Human Rights Watch: Pakistan: Bhutto Assassination a Tragedy

  • 4:45 PM
    Human Rights First: Bhutto Assassination a Tragedy for Pakistan and the Rule of Law

  • 4:44 PM
    Kucinich: Assassination of Benazir Bhutto Represents Dangerous Moment For The World

  • 4:30 PM
    Center For Biological Diversity: Feds to Allow Pebble Plains Plants to Go Locally Extinct

  • 4:20 PM
    Center For Biological Diversity: Conservation Group Challenges Interior Department’s Secrecy Over Agency Corruption

  • 4:13 PM
    Amnesty International Condemns Assassination of Benazir Bhutto

  • 4:01 PM
    Lakota Freedom: Chief Big Foot Riders Return To Wounded Knee, "We Want To Be Free"

  • 11:11 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): EPA to Surrender All Documents on California Waiver Decision

  • 10:11 AM
    Senator Russ Feingold On the Assassination of Former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto

    Wednesday, December 26

  • 1:55 PM
    National Resources Defense Council (NRDC): Bush Administration Plans to Remove Protection from Colorado's National Forests

    Friday, December 21

  • 2:50 PM
    Earthjustice: Judge Hears New York Brownfield Cleanup Case

  • 2:06 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Assessing Iraq

  • 2:00 PM
    Public Citizen: Latest WTO Internet Gambling Ruling Favors Antigua, Shows Effects of Harmful, Overreaching Trade Agreements on Domestic Policy

  • 1:59 PM
    Sierra Club: EPA Seeking to Exempt Factory Farms from Reporting Hazardous Air Pollution

  • 1:31 PM
    National Parks Conservation Association Says Big Cypress National Preserve Is Threatened By Damaging Off-Road Vehicle Use

  • 1:19 PM
    Council of Canadians: CRTC Foreign Ownership Decision Puts Canadian Media at Risk

  • 12:37 PM
    Friends of The Earth: EPA Finds Cruise Ship Discharges Are Highly Polluted

  • 12:32 PM
    Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR): USA Today Squeezes Edwards Out of Race

  • 12:19 PM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Congress Directs EPA to Re-Open Its Libraries

  • 10:41 AM
    ACLU Asks Full Spy Court to Reconsider Refusal to Release Legal Rulings

    Thursday, December 20

  • 3:01 PM
    US PIRG: Statement on Independent Ethics Enforcement Proposal

  • 2:36 PM
    Public Citizen: Legal, Financial and Real Estate Industries Dominate Presidential Fundraising, Study Shows

  • 1:22 PM
    Defenders of Wildlife: Ranch Hand Admits to Baiting Wolves to Prey on Livestock; Results in Removal of Endangered Wolves

  • 1:17 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Questioning the Candidates on Substance

  • 1:15 PM
    Common Cause Applauds End of von Spakovsky Nomination

  • 12:50 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Presidential Polling and Issues

  • 1:10 PM
    Center For Democracy & Technology on FTC Approval of Google-DoubleClick Merger and Commission Release of Behavioral Advertising Principles

  • 12:50 PM
    Center for Constitutional Rights: Santa Claus Delivers 37,000+ Copies of Constitution to President Bush

  • 12:23 PM
    Brady Campaign To Prevent Gun Violence: Virginia Tech Families Praise Congress

  • 12:20 PM
    Center For American Progress: Debt is Haunting the American Consumer and Harming the Economy

  • 12:14 PM
    ACLU: House Judiciary Committee Discusses Detainee Interrogations

  • 11:58 AM
    ACLU Demands Virginia High School Stop Censoring Gay Student

  • 11:45 AM
    AFL-CIO Calls on Subprime Lenders to Halt Foreclosures in Wake of Record Wall Street Bonuses

  • 11:41 AM
    Amnesty International: Human Rights Groups and Investors Push Wall Street to Use Influence in Sudan to End War Against Civilians in Darfur

  • 10:04 AM
    Families USA: 61.6 Million Americans Are in Families That Will Spend More Than 10 Percent of Their Income on Health Care Costs In 2008

  • 9:56 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Forest Service Promises Road Closures to Stem ORV Ravages

  • 9:02 AM
    Lakota Freedom: Freedom! Lakota Sioux Indians Declare Sovereign Nation Status

  • 4:20 AM
    Center for Biological Diversity: Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for the Ribbon Seal

    Wednesday, December 19

  • 9:12 PM
    Rainforest Action Network (RAN): Freedom from Oil Campaign Slams EPA for Refusing to Allow California to Regulate Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • 7:17 PM
    Earthjustice: Federal Officials Embrace Wyoming Wolf Killing Plan

  • 7:00 PM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW): Statement from CREW Executive Director Melanie Sloan on Final House Ethics Task Force Proposal

  • 6:55 PM
    Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation: Administration Misleading on Claims of Significant Reductions in US Nuclear Weapons

  • 6:42 PM
    Friends of The Earth: Bush Administration Blocks Global Warming Progress by States

  • 5:08 PM
    ACLU Demands Records of CIA Tape Destruction From White House, FBI

  • 3:59 PM
    National Low Income Housing Coalition: National Affordable Housing Trust Fund Act Introduced in Senate

  • 2:59 PM
    Center for Constitutional Rights: Blackwater Accused of Another Civilian Killing in New Lawsuit

  • 2:10 PM
    League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Criticizes the Nation’s Top Political Show Hosts For Ignoring the Top Issue

  • 1:59 PM
    Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR): War Is Over--Say the Pundits

  • 11:36 AM
    Public Citizen: New Report, ‘Santa’s Sweatshop: Made in D.C. with Bad Trade Policy,’ Documents Root Causes of Imported Toy Crisis

  • 11:05 AM
    National Gay and Lesbian Task Force: New York City Study Confirms Nearly One-Third of City’s Homeless Youth Are LGBT

  • 10:34 AM
    Brennan Center for Justice: Voting Rights Groups Caution Four Midwestern States Over Program to Identify and Cancel Duplicate Voter Registrations

  • 10:10 AM
    Free Press Applauds House Media Ownership Act

  • 10:02 AM
    Americans United for Separation of Church and State Urges Government Officials To Remember Constitution When Erecting Holiday Displays

  • 9:40 AM
    World Wildlife Fund (WWF): Senate Passes Legislation to Prevent Imports of Illegal Wood

  • 9:25 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Pesticides to Carry Celebrity Plugs and Charity Promotions

  • 8:05 AM
    CODEPINK: Peace Movement Perspective on War Funding Passage

  • 3:05 AM
    Center For Biological Diversity: Suit Filed To Protect 13 Species In Four States

    Tuesday, December 18

  • 6:17 PM
    ACLU: Military Commission Judge Rebuffs Bush Administration and Applies Geneva Conventions to Guantánamo Detainee

  • 5:49 PM
    Free Press: FCC's New Media Rules Worse than Advertised

  • 4:02 PM
    Union of Concerned Scientists: Nuclear Power Loan Guarantees Shrivel

  • 3:42 PM
    ACLU Demands Disclosure of Legal Memos Justifying Illegal Spying

  • 2:39 PM
    Senator Bernie Sanders Opposes FCC Media-Ownership Rule Change

  • 2:37 PM
    Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR): C-SPAN Favors Conservative Think Tanks 3-to-1 Over Left-of-Center, Study Finds

  • 1:47 PM
    National Security Archive: House Poised to Pass FOIA Reform Bill; Measure Cleared Senate December 14

  • 1:20 PM
    Free Press Blasts FCC Media Ownership Vote

  • 1:04 PM
    ACLU: Massachusetts Education Department Drops Appeal of Adverse First Amendment Ruling

  • 12:25 PM
    Center for Biological Diversity: Lax Standard Fails to Prevent Souring Seas

  • 10:29 AM
    Government Accountability Project (GAP): Senate Approves Whistleblower Protection Legislation

  • 10:12 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Interior Ethics Initiative Evaporates Behind Closed Doors

  • 10:08 AM
    Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR): More Than 250 Torture Victims Come Forward to Sue CACI for Participating in Conspiracy to Torture

  • 9:00 AM
    National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (NNIRR): On International Migrants Day, Immigrant Rights Organization Issues Scathing Report on Human Rights Violations in US

    Monday, December 17

  • 6:29 PM
    Free Press: On Eve of Vote, FCC Faces Growing Public Outcry

  • 6:04 PM
    Friends of The Earth: Omnibus Measure Provides Massive Subsidies to Nuclear and Coal Industries When Focus Should Be On Promoting Clean Energy

  • 4:00 PM
    Public Citizen: Only Congress Can Change U.S. WTO Obligations; Administration Proposal to Bind Sensitive U.S. Storage, Postal Service Sectors to WTO as Compensation to EU in Gambling Case Must Obtain Congress’ OK

  • 3:10 PM
    SEIU: Carlyle Group Sewer Sludge Business May Increase Health Risks to Communities

  • 3:02 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA): Why Are Clinton, Obama and Edwards Backing Nixon's Health Plan?

  • 3:01 PM
    Nuclear Information and Resource Service (NIRS): 500+ Organizations Sign Statement Rejecting Nuclear Power As a Solution to Climate Crisis

  • 12:53 PM
    Consumers Union: Advertisements for Medical Devices, Implants Should Carry Warnings of Dangerous Side Effects, Infections

  • 12:45 PM
    World Wildlife Fund (WWF): Bali Launches Climate Negotiations, Weak on Substance

  • 12:40 PM
    Human Rights Watch (HRW): Asian Migrant Workers Abandoned to Abuse

  • 12:30 PM
    Free Press: GAO Exposes Lack of Media Diversity

  • 12:16 PM
    Common Cause: Putting the Public Back in Public Interest

  • 12:05 PM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) Releases List of Top Ten Ethics Scandals of 2007

  • 12:00 PM
    Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI): Sara Lee Accused of Whole Grain Whitewash

  • 11:16 AM
    Amnesty International Says Nigeria is Secretly Executing Prisoners, Deliberately Misleading the World

  • 10:44 AM
    ACLU Says New Jersey’s Historic Rejection of Death Penalty Reflects Shift in Public Opinion

  • 9:30 AM
    ACLU: Pivotal Domestic Spying Debate Begins Today, Congress Decides on Warrantless Wiretapping and Telecom Immunity

    Friday, December 14

  • 4:31 PM
    ACLU Opposes Government’s Attempt to Throw Out Rendition Case Under Guise of “State Secrets”

  • 2:23 PM
    Public Citizen: As Pact is Signed, Diverse Opponents of Peru NAFTA Expansion Pledge to Monitor Outcomes, Hold Proponents Accountable

  • 1:13 PM
    Food and Water Watch: New Study Shows Devastating Impacts of Industrial Fish Farming on Wild Fish Populations

  • 12:12 PM
    Amnesty International: Lifting Pakistan’s State of Emergency Fails to Remove Threat to Human Rights

  • 12:01 PM
    Green Party USA: Greens Urge Public Support for Nader and Romanelli Lawsuits Alleging Legal Abuse of Elections by Democrats

  • 10:20 AM
    Military Families Speak Out (MFSO): Once Again, Military Families Urge Congress to Stop Funding Military Occupation of Iraq

  • 8:00 AM
    It's Getting Hot In Here: International Youth Implore World Leaders: "PLEASE"

    Thursday, December 13

  • 8:11 PM
    ACLU Urges Congress Not to Repeat History With FISA

  • 7:35 PM
    ACLU Outlines Reasons Why Independent Prosecutor Is Necessary

  • 7:13 PM
    National Whistleblower Center: Major Civil Rights Tax Case Filed With Supreme Court

  • 7:02 PM
    Union of Concerned Scientists: Senate Passes Landmark Fuel Economy Bill

  • 5:51 PM
    Senator Russ Feingold: On the State of New Jersey Repealing the Death Penalty

  • 4:01 PM
    The Cornucopia Institute: Nation’s Largest Retailers Accused of Organic Fraud

  • 4:00 PM
    Demos: International Committee Urged to Scrutinize US Census Practices that Dilute Vote of Minority Populations

  • 2:40 PM
    US Human Rights Network/Advocates for Environmental Human Rights: Human Rights Groups Call Destruction of Low Income Housing Projects in New Orleans Act of Racial Cleansing

  • 2:40 PM
    Bread for the World: Senate Leadership Puts Special Interests Over the Needs of Hungry People, Sound Farm Policy

  • 2:32 PM
    Public Citizen: FDA Should Deny Over-The-Counter Access to Risky Cholesterol Drug

  • 2:30 PM
    Free Press: Martin Evades Tough Questions on Media Ownership

  • 1:04 PM
    Public Campaign: FEC Should Raise Voices of Small Donors

  • 12:30 PM
    Environmental Defense: Chamber of Commerce Water Bond Proposals Fail to Address Root Causes of State’s Water Supply Problems

  • 12:22 PM
    League of Conservation Voters: Minority of Senate Kills Efforts to Repeal Billions in Tax Giveaways to Big Oil

  • 12:10 PM
    Families USA: Bush Veto Torpedoes Bipartisan Effort to Provide Health Coverage for Uninsured Kids

  • 12:04 PM
    Center For Biological Diversity: States Petitioned to Halt Ocean Acidification Under Clean Water Act

  • 11:56 AM
    Amnesty International: Warner Bros. Records Presents $2.5 million From Sales of Instant Karma Cd to Amnesty International For Campaign on Darfur

  • 10:30 AM
    Constitution Project Welcomes Renewed Death Penalty Debate as New Jersey Abolishes

  • 7:51 AM
    Campaign For A Commerical-Free Childhood Demands Immediate End to Advertising on

    Wednesday, December 12

  • 4:51 PM
    National Lawyers Guild (NLG) Urges New Orleans and HUD to Stop Racially Motivated Demolitions of Public Housing

  • 3:32 PM
    Union of Concerned Scientists: Court Rules Against Automakers; Defends California Tailpipe Law

  • 3:31 PM
    ACLU in Tennessee Court Today to Defend Religious Freedom

  • 3:15 PM
    Senator Russ Feingold: Senators Push For FISA Bill With More Oversight, Without Telecom Immunity

  • 3:03 PM
    Center for Media & Democracy Announces the 2007 Falsies Award Winners

  • 2:56 PM
    Friends of The Earth: Major Victory on California Global Warming Law

  • 2:00 PM
    Free Press: Consumer Groups Comment on Martin’s Cross-Ownership Proposal

  • 1:30 PM
    Center for American Progress: New Report: Virtuous Circle - Strengthening Broad-Based Global Progress in Living Standards

  • 1:25 PM
    Food and Water Watch: Bottled Water Industry Is Detrimental to American Communities

  • 1:22 PM
    Free Press: ‘White Spaces’ Key to Affordable Internet Access

  • 1:20 PM
    Instutute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP): US, Canadian and International Groups Call for NAFTA Suspension

  • 1:17 PM
    ACLU: Special U.N. Rapporteur on Human Rights Calls for Granting of Habeas Corpus Rights to Prisoners and an End to Indefinite Detentions

  • 12:42 PM
    EcoJustice: Canadian MPs Should Not Override Nuclear Safety Regulator

  • 12:41 PM
    Free Press: Harry Potter Fans Mobilize Against 'Voldemedia'

  • 11:45 AM
    Advocates For Environmental Human Rights: Sears/Kmart Become Latest Retail Giants To Phase Out Toxic PVC Plastic

  • 11:12 AM
    Hip Hop Caucus: Protest Against HUD Secretary Jackson For Contributing to The Housing Crisis in New Orleans

  • 11:11 AM
    ACLU: Citing Destruction of Torture Tapes, ACLU Asks Court to Hold CIA in Contempt

  • 10:48 AM
    ACLU Files Lawsuit on Behalf of Women Prisoners Confined in Men’s Prison

  • 10:33 AM
    Center For American Progress: Torture: Destroying Accountability

  • 10:30 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Excessive Heavy Metal Levels Found in Federal Prison Industry

    Tuesday, December 11

  • 5:42 PM
    Bread for the World: Senators Waste Their Best Chance for Comprehensive Reform of the Farm Bill

  • 4:54 PM
    Nuclear Information and Resource Service (NIRS): 189 Organizations and Businesses Urge Congress: No Taxpayer Loan Guarantees for New Nuclear Reactors

  • 4:31 PM
    ACLU: FISA Court Denies Public Access to Records Concerning Wiretapping

  • 3:40 PM
    Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM): Sentencing Commission Votes in Favor of Crack Cocaine Retroactivity

  • 2:32 PM
    Public Citizen: Democratic Leaders, Rank and File Unmoved by Corporate Push for Expansion of NAFTA to Colombia

  • 2:30 PM
    Doctors Without Borders: Somalia: Displaced Fleeing War in Mogadishu Face Humanitarian Crisis

  • 2:25 PM
    Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT) and OMB Watch Release Report on Searchability of Government Information

  • 2:21 PM
    Americans United for Separation of Church and State Protests South Carolina Ministry's Foot-Washing Ritual At Public Schools

  • 2:20 PM
    Earthjustice: California Attorney General, Environmental Groups Challenge Weak Energy Efficiency Standards

  • 2:16 PM
    Oxfam International: US Threatens To Undermine Funding For Climate Change Adaptation

  • 2:02 PM
    Oxfam International / Global Campaign for Education: World Off Track To Meet Education Goals, 72 Million Still Out of School

  • 1:54 PM
    Veterans For Peace: Former US Soldiers Meet With The Syrian Ambassador

  • 1:29 PM
    Friends of The Earth: Groups Demand Action on Poverty and Climate

  • 12:59 PM
    Marijuana Policy Project: Teen Drug Survey Reveals Disturbing Trends

  • 12:54 PM
    ACLU: Court Rules 'Material Support' Provision of Patriot Act Unconstitutional

  • 11:10 AM
    Drug Policy Alliance: US Sentencing Commission to Decide on Making Crack Sentencing Reductions Retroactive for 19,500 Incarcerated People over Next Three Decades

  • 11:03 AM
    Environmental Working Group (EWG): Chemical Exposures on the Job May Be Linked to Diseases in Nurses

  • 11:00 AM
    Human Rights Watch (HRW): Egypt: Torture and Coerced Confessions Used in High-Profile Terrorism Investigation

  • 10:56 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Off-Road Violations Out of Control, Say Federal Rangers

  • 8:00 AM
    Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR): The Lou Dobbs Primary? Immigration More An Issue For Media Than Voters

  • 7:03 AM
    Progressive Democrats of America Go On Offensive Against Iraq Funding

  • 4:26 AM
    Global Justice Ecology Project: Groups Protest World Bank

    Monday, December 10

  • 4:48 PM
    Amnesty International Statement on Human Rights Discussion with Secretary Rice

  • 4:00 PM
    Food and Water Watch: Flawed Offshore Aquaculture Plan Draws Critics Across Gulf Region

  • 3:38 PM
    Constitution Project Applauds Supreme Court Sentencing Decision

  • 2:57 PM
    Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) Argues Appeal of Case Charging Former Israeli General With War Crimes in Attack On United Nations Compound

  • 2:37 PM
    ACLU: Supreme Court Gives Judges Greater Leeway in Drug Sentencing

  • 2:04 PM
    Government Accountability Project: Congress Set to Pass Defense Contractor Whistleblower Protections

  • 12:03 PM
    Senator Russ Feingold Writes Mukasey on CIA Detention and Interrogation

  • 11:22 AM
    Transnational Institute for Grassroots Research and Action (TIGRA): Western Union: Stealing So Much More Than Money

  • 11:10 AM
    Oxfam: 400,000 Lives Hang in the Balance As EU Member States Drag Feet on Chad Force

  • 11:00 AM
    People for the American Way (PFAW): Huckabee v. Huckabee

  • 10:52 AM
    National Security Archive: Fujimori On Trial: Secret DIA Intelligence Cable Ties Former President to Summary Executions

  • 10:32 AM
    CODEPINK: US Citizens Rally at White House Against U.S. Human Rights Abuses

  • 10:14 AM
    ACLU Report Details Pervasive Racial Discrimination in America

  • 9:54 AM
    US Human Rights Network: Whitewash: Human Rights Group Says US Report On Race Covers Up Reality of Discrimination in America

  • 9:08 AM
    Africa Action: US Must Support Full Spectrum of Human Rights in Africa

  • 5:47 AM
    Step It Up 2007: Global Youth Rally Hundreds to Call for Urgent Action In Bali - Spell out "Action Now" in Aerial Art Project

    Friday, December 7

  • 1:35 PM
    MSF/Doctors Without Borders: Uganda: MSF Teams Confront Ebola

  • 1:32 PM
    Public Citizen: Bush Stealthily Authorizes Full Access to U.S. Roads for Even More Mexico-Based NAFTA Trucks

  • 1:15 PM
    Human Rights Watch (HRW): US: Immigration Detention Practices Endanger Health, Life

  • 1:10 PM
    Food and Water Watch: Congress Needs to Address Urgent Global Water Crisis

  • 1:00 PM
    Environmental Defense: California Establishes Historic Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting Program

  • 12:52 PM
    Center for American Progress: Lifelong Learning -New Strategies for the Education of Working Adults

  • 12:50 PM
    Friends of The Earth: Big Oil, Anti-Environment Lobby Block Energy Bill Progress in Senate

  • 12:38 PM
    CODEPINK: US Activist Tighe Barry Arrested at US Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing on Assistance to Pakistan

  • 12:34 PM
    Constitutional & Human Rights Groups: In Wake of French Immunity To Rumsfeld Rights Groups Ask — Will France Become a Safe Haven For Torturers?

  • 11:43 AM
    Union of Concerned Scientists UCS: GOP Senate Leaders Cripple Energy Bill

  • 9:48 AM
    California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee: Nurses to Publish Hard-Hitting Health Care Ads in Top 10 Iowa Papers Ad says Vice President Cheney “Would Probably Be Dead” Without Government Healthcare

  • 2:51 AM
    Global Forest Coalition: Indigenous Peoples Protest UNFCCC

  • 12:45 AM
    Youth Against War & Racism: Foster High Students Hold Press Conference to Protest Administration’s Constitutional Violations After Police Break Up Student Gathering

    Thursday, December 6

  • 8:53 PM
    Torture On Trial: Tucson Judge Denies Bail; Declares Two Who Protest Torture "...A Danger to The Community"

  • 6:46 PM
    ACLU Responds to CIA’s Destruction of Harsh Interrogation Tapes

  • 4:16 PM
    Center For Biological Diversity: Bush Administration Delays Protection of 280 Imperiled Species

  • 2:00 PM
    Consumer Federation of America: Senate Democrats & Republicans, Food Industry and Consumer Groups to White House: Under Funded FDA Jeopardizes Food Safety

  • 1:58 PM
    Greenpeace: Ireland to Ban Energy-Wasting Lightbulbs in Early 2009

  • 1:54 PM
    Campaign For A Commercial-Free Childhood: Statement of CCFC’s Dr. Susan Linn on the FTC’s Failure to Take Enforceable Action Against Baby Einstein and Brainy Baby for False and Deceptive Marketing

  • 1:53 PM
    Violence Policy Center: SKS Assault Rifles–A Menace to Public Safety

  • 1:43 PM & Expands Presidential Candidate Coverage

  • 1:40 PM
    Union of Concerned Scientists UCS: GOP Senate Leaders Cripple Energy Bill

  • 10:18 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Yellowstone Doubles Its Cell Phone Use Amid Tower Struggles

  • 9:00 AM
    Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence: America Again Witnesses The Cost Of Assault Weapons In Civilian Hands

  • 6:51 AM
    Baring Witness: More-Gasm, Not Wargasm

    Wednesday, December 5

  • 6:37 PM
    Friends of The Earth: Statement on Lieberman-Warner Global Warming Bill’s Committee Passage

  • 5:50 PM
    Groups Testify on Impact of Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Transportation and Storage

  • 5:33 PM
    Union of Concerned Scientists: House Energy Bill Analysis

  • 4:42 PM
    Amnesty International: 25th Anniversary of Lethal Injection in US

  • 4:20 PM
    ACLU Responds to Chertoff’s Attack on “No Match” Rule

  • 3:02 PM
    Amnesty International Urges the U.S. Supreme Court to Reject Administration's Arguments

  • 2:38 PM
    ACLU Calls for Release of Three Secret Torture Memos

  • 2:30 PM
    Public Campaign: Statement from Public Campaign President and CEO Nick Nyhart on the Introduction of The Presidential Public Funding Act of 2007

  • 2:21 PM
    National Parks Conservation Association: Groups Ask Interior Dept. and Park Service to Protect National Parks from Jet Skis

  • 2:20 PM
    League of Women Voters Calls Presidential Public Financing Bill

  • 2:07 PM
    Human Rights Watch: UN: Impose Burma Arms Embargo to End Child Soldier Use

  • 1:58 PM
    Earth Justice: States, Cities and Environmental Groups Urge EPA to Reduce Global Warming Pollution from Aircraft

  • 1:42 PM
    Doctors Without Borders: Angolan Government Must Put An End to The Abuses Committed by Its Army Against Congolese Migrants During Their Expulsion From The Country

  • 1:25 PM
    Common Cause: Time to End The Presidential Fundraising Race

  • 1:15 PM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW): New CREW Dept. of Homeland Security Report Details Massive Failures and Billions Wasted -- Upon Agency’s Fifth Year Anniversary

  • 1:08 PM
    Center For Constitutional Rights: Guantánamo Attorneys to Justices: Restore the Constitution

  • 12:58 PM
    Conservation Groups, States, and Cities Urge EPA to Reduce Global Warming Pollution From Aircraft

  • 12:45 PM
    ACLU Says Specter Substitution Misses the Mark in FISA Debate

  • 12:44 PM
    Public Citizen: Much-Needed Legislation Would Overhaul the Financing of Presidential Campaigns

  • 12:38 PM
    Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC) Blasts McDonald’s Report Card Advertising

  • 12:09 PM
    International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC): Iran: Young Man Executed for Alleged Sex Crime

  • 10:51 AM
    Environmental Working Group (EWG): BPA Levels in Canned Infant Formula Poses

  • 8:09 AM
    Progressive Democrats of America: Kucinich First, Edwards Second in PDA Straw Poll

  • 8:00 AM
    Youth Coalition: US Youth Delegation Poised to Confront State Department Over Plan to Kill Bali Climate Negotiations

  • 7:51 AM
    America First Party: Dollar Collapsing, Inflation Spiking - Founding Fathers' Ideals Could Have Prevented This

    Tuesday, December 4

  • 5:12 PM
    Public Citizen: In Peru Trade Vote, Senate Democrats Break With Base, Dismiss Widespread Public Opposition to More-of-the-Same Trade Policy and Join GOP to Vote for Another Bush NAFTA Expansion Pushed by Corporations

  • 4:50 PM
    Free Press: Consumer Groups Applaud Media Ownership Act

  • 3:28 PM
    Human Rights Watch (HRW): EU-Africa: Summit Should Take Concrete Steps to Tackle Rights Abuses

  • 3:23 PM
    Human Rights Watch: Lebanon: Refugees Coerced to Return to Iraq

  • 3:10 PM
    Human Rights First: Retired Generals, Admirals Discuss Torture, Prisoner Treatment Policies With Candidates

  • 3:07 PM
    Drug Policy Alliance: Time for a New Bottom Line on the Failed War on Drugs

  • 3:04 PM
    Senator Sherrod Brown: Statement On Senate Peru Trade Agreement Vote

  • 2:48 PM
    Government Accountability Project (GAP): New UN Ethics Guidelines Greatly Misleading

  • 2:43 PM
    Justice At Stake: Ahead of Major High Court Case, Justice at Stake Report Highlights Role of Courts in Wartime

  • 1:55 PM
    National Iranian American Council: Bush Iran Stance Ignores Reality,Says Iran Scholar

  • 3:09 PM
    CODEPINK: Update: US Human Rights To Be Deported From Pakistan

  • 2:12 PM
    CODEPINK: Update: US Human Rights Activist Released In Pakistan

  • 1:08 PM
    Center For Constitutional Rights: Fox News Channel Rejects Danny Glover Guantanamo Ad

  • 1:15 PM
    Oxfam: Rich Countries Must Pay Up to Help Poor Countries Adapt to Climate Change

  • 1:08 PM
    CODEPINK: US Human Rights Activists Detained by Pakistani Government Today

  • 11:22 AM
    Amnesty International: Saudi Arabian Lawyer Must Not Be Punished for Defending Gang Rape Victim

  • 11:14 AM
    Free Speech TV Launches 'It’s Our Web' Campaign

  • 11:03 AM
    ACLU to Monitor Guantánamo Military Hearing Wednesday

  • 10:49 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Cash Starved Forest Service Spends $600,000 to Buy Tasers

  • 10:30 AM
    Constitution Project Cries Foul In Case of Prosecutorial Misconduct

  • 10:15 AM
    National Lawyers Guild (NLG): Students Demonstrate to Draw Attention to Supreme Court Case That Will Determine Justice for Detainees at Guantánamo

  • 1:31 AM
    Witness Against Torture: As Supreme Court Hears Guantanamo Cases Concerned Citizens Fast and Vigil Outside, Appealing For Justice and Rights For Prisoners

    Monday, December 3

  • 4:22 PM
    Congressman Dennis Kucinich: New NIE Report Shows Bush Administration Has Once Again Tried To Falsify Grounds For A War With Iran

  • 4:14 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: U.S. Report Stating Iran Halted Nuke Program Finally Released

  • 4:12 PM
    Free Press: Media Ownership Fight Moves to Capitol Hill This Week

  • 3:27 PM
    World Wildlife Federation: Record Breaking Year for Climate

  • 3:03 PM
    National Parks Conservation Association Reveals New Vision to Rebuild Flamingo in Everglades National Park

  • 2:38 PM
    Center For Science In The Public Interest: Despite Official Spin, Report Shows FDA Can Easily Find Experts Without Conflicts of Interest

  • 2:20 PM
    Americans United Praises Court Ruling That Upholds Separation Of Church And State

  • 2:07 PM
    Friends of the Earth Action Welcomes Reports that Energy Bill Is Nearing Completion

  • 12:37 PM
    Center for Biological Diversity: Bush Administration Delays Protection of Penguins Threatened by Global Warming; Conservation Group Will Sue

  • 12:26 PM
    Youth Coalition Calls For A Bali Breakthrough

  • 12:11 PM
    Media Matters: Statement on the Return of Don Imus

  • 11:08 AM
    ACLU in Court Wednesday to Call for Release of Secret Torture Memos

  • 10:58 AM
    CODEPINK: US Activists Not Allowed to Visit Lawyer Aitzaz Ahsan Under House Arrest

  • 10:41 AM
    Keep Antibiotics Working Coalition: New Study Links Animal Agriculture to More Than 20% of MRSA Infections in the Netherlands

    November 2007


    Common Dreams NewsCenter
    A non-profit news service providing breaking news & views for the progressive community.
    Home | Newswire | Contacting Us | About Us | Donate | Sign-Up | Archives

    © Copyrighted 1997-2008