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  May 2006

Wednesday, May 31

  • 3:53 PM
    Human Rights Campaign: ExxonMobil Shareholders Vote in Record Numbers for Non-Discrimination Policy

  • 3:33 PM
    Clean Air Watch: Bush EPA Ignores Science - and Recent Developments - in Reaffirming Pro-Industry Mercury Rule

  • 12:37 PM
    Corporate Accountability International: World No Tobacco Day Draws Attention to Dangers of Tobacco

  • 12:03 PM
    Children's Defense Fund: Prominent Women Leaders from Across the Globe To Gather in Jordan with Her Majesty Queen Rania Al-Abdullah to launch the Global Women’s Action Network for Children June 11-13th 2006 at the King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Center - Dead Sea, Jordan

  • 11:33 AM
    National Gay and Lesbian Task Force: New Web Site Ranks States on Reproductive, Sexual Rights

  • 11:02 AM
    Congressman Dennis Kucinich: At A Time When Iran Reaches Out To US; US Participates In Phony Diplomacy Setting The Course For War

  • 10:48 AM
    Food and Water Watch: New Survey Confirms Consumers’ Distaste for Carbon Monoxide in Meat Packaging

  • 10:48 AM
    Global AIDS Alliance: Over 1,500 AIDS Activists Protest at U.N. Special Session

  • 9:45 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Coast Guard Backs New Shipping Lanes for Atlantic Right Whale

  • 9:19 AM
    Peace Alliance: Support for U.S. Department of Peace Grows at Local Level

  • 6:00 AM Global Warming Finally Solved!

  • 6:00 AM
    Institute for Southern Studies / Gulf Coast Reconstruction Watch: New Orleans Dangerously Unprepared for Hurricane Season

  • 5:57 AM
    ActionAid International: Four Men Arrested in Connection with the Killing of Three Female ActionAid Staff in Northern Afghanistan

    Tuesday, May 30

  • 4:28 PM
    American Civil Liberties Union Applauds Chairman Sensenbrenner Hearing on Capitol Hill Search, Says Other Bush Administration Conduct Must Be Examined

  • 4:07 PM
    Oxfam America: Affordable Housing Needs to be Part of Disaster Planning; As New Hurricane Season Arrives, Urgent Needs Remain Unaddressed

  • 3:32 PM
    NARAL Pro-Choice: Voters Choose to Defend Values of Freedom and Privacy

  • 2:42 PM
    American Civil Liberties Union: Librarians Speak Out for First Time After Being Gagged by Patriot Act

  • 2:42 PM
    Human Rights Campaign: Bush Bows to Extremist Pressure and Schedules Press Conference on Marriage Amendment

  • 1:41 PM
    Government Accountability Project: Supreme Court Rules against Government Whistleblowers

  • 12:49 PM
    Unity08: New Organization Offers Voters an Answer to Partisan Paralysis, Seeks to Elect Bipartisan, “Unity Ticket” to White House in ‘08

  • 12:49 PM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Pesticide Industry Plotted Bush Human Testing Policy

  • 12:25 PM
    Representative Henry Waxman / Committee on Government Reform: New Report Reveals Estate Tax Repeal Would Give Over $200 Million Windfall to Oil Company Executives

  • 6:46 AM
    Greenpeace: Radioactive Waste Leaking into Champagne Water Supply

    Friday, May 26

  • 2:33 PM Lamont Wins MoveOn's Endorsement in Online Primary, Tops Lieberman 85 Pct. to 14 Pct.

  • 1:46 PM
    Environmental Working Group: Insist on Benzene-Free Drinks

  • 12:50 PM
    Defenders of Wildlife: Wildlife Gets Nod in Senate Immigration Bill

  • 12:35 PM
    Human Rights Watch: Saudi Arabia: Guantanamo Detainees Return to Legal Limbo

  • 12:35 PM
    Human Rights Watch: U.S.: Investigate Taylor’s Son for Torture, War Crimes

  • 12:35 PM
    Center for Public Integrity: Power Outage: An Enron Backgrounder from the Center for Public Integrity

  • 12:34 PM
    American Civil Liberties Union: Calls on Hayden to Honor the Bill of Rights and Follow Federal Law, Says New CIA Director’s NSA Past Could Taint Agency’s Future

  • 11:04 AM Exposes Wal-Mart's New Health Care Plan For Part-Time Workers

  • 9:26 AM
    People for the American Way: Republicans Order Up Unfit Nominee Kavanaugh

  • 6:30 AM
    Electronic Frontier Foundation: Key Portions of Critical Documents Unsealed in AT&T Surveillance Case

  • 6:00 AM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Memorial Day

  • 5:10 AM
    Center for Media and Democracy: FCC Investigates TV Stations for Airing Fake News

    Thursday, May 25

  • 4:16 PM
    Drug Policy Alliance: New Study Finds No Link between Marijuana Smoke and Lung Cancer

  • 2:32 PM
    ACORN: Katrina Survivor Urges Congress to Extend Unemployment Benefits

  • 2:18 PM
    Center for Defense Information: Press Briefing on Ethical and Professional Conduct in the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

  • 2:17 PM
    American Civil Liberties Union Urges Senate to Oppose Flawed Immigration Bill, Says Legislation Fails to Protect Due Process and Privacy

  • 1:09 PM
    Military Families Speak Out / Gold Star Families Speak Out: This Memorial Day 'Honor Our Loved Ones' Service and Sacrifice By Ending This War'

  • 12:55 PM
    Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence: As Feds Go to Court to Try to Stop Reckless Gun Merchant, Brady Center Issues Report on Rogue Dealer's Embarrassing History

  • 12:46 PM
    Congressman Dennis Kucinich Takes To The House Floor To Fight Drilling In Alaska Artic Refuge

  • 12:33 PM
    Organic Consumers Association: 'No Factory Farmed Organics'; Consumers Across the U.S. Tell the USDA to Not Allow Imposter Organics

  • 11:45 AM
    Human Rights Campaign: Senator Frist and Friends Pursue Thinly Veiled Attempt to Distract Voters with Discrimination

  • 11:44 AM
    Free Press: New Report Separates Fact from Fiction in Net Neutrality Debate

  • 11:22 AM
    Green Party Joins May 28 Protest Against Divine Strake Detonation Test in Nevada

  • 10:58 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): EPA Scientists Protest Pending Pesticide Approvals

  • 10:29 AM
    Sierra Club: Antidote to Memorial Day Sticker Shock at the Pump

  • 12:02 AM
    Amnesty International USA:Challenges Yahoo Mgmt. at Annual Mtng.; Calls on Company to Demand Release of Net Dissidents, End China Censorship Involvement

  • 6:00 AM
    Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood Commends Hasbro for Shelving Pussycat Dolls

    Wednesday, May 24

  • 3:25 PM
    Natural Resources Defense Council: Key Questions on Nuclear Power Must be Addressed

  • 3:02 PM
    Congressman Dennis Kucinich, 70 Members of Congress, Send Letter To Bush Seeking Direct Diplomatic Negotiations With Iran

  • 2:04 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Mr. Olmert Goes to Congress

  • 1:44 PM
    Center for Constitutional Rights: Presses CIA for New Torture Documents

  • 1:37 PM
    Public Citizen: President Bush’s Speech Today Ignores the Reality of Nuclear Power: It Is Dangerous, Uneconomical and Polluting

  • 1:37 PM
    Center for Economic and Policy Research: New Paper Explains Falling Poverty Rates in Venezuela, Corrects Misreporting

  • 1:08 PM
    Earthjustice: Salmon Advocates Win Major Victory in Federal Court Over Snake River Water Operations

  • 12:29 PM
    Coalition to Stop Gun Violence / Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence: In California, Promising Technology to Track Guns From Cartridges at Crime Scenes Passes Key Test With Flying Colors

  • 12:07 PM
    Natural Resources Defense Council: Beachgoers Face Waterborne Disease Risk as EPA Lets Water Standards Lag

  • 11:46 AM
    Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood: Statement by Dr. Susan Linn on the Kaiser Family Foundation’s New Report, “The Media Family: Electronic Media in the Lives of Infants, Toddlers, Preschoolers, and Their Parents”

  • 11:20 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): EPA Lead Cleanup Plan Omits Daycare and Pregnant Women

  • 10:45 AM
    CIVIC Worldwide: U.S. Should Aid Families of Civilians Killed in Afghanistan

  • 10:34 AM
    American Civil Liberties Union Launches Nationwide Action Against NSA Snooping on Americans’ Phone Calls

  • 10:20 AM
    Consumer Federation of America: New Analysis of Non-Traditional Mortgage Borrowers Shows Less Wealthy, Weaker Credit Than Industry Suggests

  • 9:21 AM
    Commercial Alert: 39 Health & Seniors Groups Call on Congress to End to DTC Prescription Drug Ads

  • 8:33 AM
    Oxfam: Sportswear Industry Offside! on Workers' Rights

  • 6:00 AM
    School of the Americas Watch: First Female Conscientious Objector Sentenced for Refusing Deployment to Afghanistan

    Tuesday, May 23

  • 4:17 PM
    Sierra Club: Lawsuit, Website Take on Bush Administration over CAFE

  • 3:25 PM
    Senator Russ Feingold On Opposing the Nomination of General Michael Hayden to be the Next Director of the Central Intelligence Agency

  • 3:33 PM Political Action on Connecticut Online Primary for U.S. Senate; Lieberman Declines Invitation-Stand-in Sought

  • 3:15 PM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): House Chides Interior for Inaction on Sick Headquarters

  • 3:15 PM
    American Friends Service Committee: National Press Conferences to Be Held: No Human Being Is Illegal

  • 1:29 PM
    Doctors Without Borders: Upsurge of Violence Harming Civilians in Southern Sudan

  • 12:53 PM
    Democracy For America Endorses Ned Lamont for U.S. Senate

  • 12:36 PM
    US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation: House Vote Sanctioning Palestinians Is Wrong

  • 12:23 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Why Won't the U.S. Acknowledge Israel's Nuclear Weapons?

  • 11:00 AM
    Amnesty International USA to Highlight Emerging Problems with Private Military Contractors During 2006 Annual Report Release

  • 11:00 AM
    Amnesty International: Governments Worldwide Attack Human Rights in the Name of Fighting Terror, with Deadly Consequences

  • 10:03 AM
    US Diplomat Ann Wright: Retired Army Colonel & Former State Department Diplomat Detained at Ft. McNair for Distributing Postcards Advertising Screening of the Historical Documentary Sir! No Sir!

  • 8:46 AM
    Greenpeace Report Reveals French Dairy Cattle Given Water Contaminated by Leaking Nuclear Dumpsite

  • 6:00 AM
    Public Citizen: Lobbyists Contributed $103 Million to Lawmakers Since 1998

    Monday, May 22

  • 3:31 PM
    Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting: National Day of Out(R)age

  • 2:59 PM
    Peace Action: Young Woman Returns from Iran: Speaks Peace

  • 2:12 PM
    American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois: Studs Terkel, Other Prominent Chicagoans Team Up to Challenge AT&T Sharing of Telephone Records with National Security Agency

  • 1:07 PM Wal-Mart Model Threatens Target Employees

  • 1:02 PM
    United for Peace and Justice: 200 Antiwar Activists from Across U.S. to Meet Monday with More than 100 Members of Congress on Ending Iraq War, Preventing War on Iran

  • 12:20 PM
    The Center for International Policy: The Continuing Failure of Bush's Cuba Policy

  • 10:36 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Politics Obstruct Civil War Damage Case Against Developer

  • 9:46 AM
    Concerned Jesuits: Jesuits Protest Boston College's "Scandalous" Honorary Doctorate to Sec. of State Condoleezza Rice

  • 9:46 AM
    Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood: Burlesque is Not Child’s Play: Hasbro Should Shelve New Line of Pussycat Dolls

  • 5:16 AM
    Greenpeace Slams US Commodities Giant for Amazon Crimes

    Friday, May 19

  • 3:01 PM
    Congressional Progressive Caucus: Co-Chairs and Members to Host First in Series of Public Forums and Ad Hoc Hearings: Would War with Iran Help or Hurt US National Security?

  • 2:42 PM
    Human Rights Watch: U.N. Torture Committee Critical of U.S.

  • 1:54 PM
    Amnesty International: USA: Guantánamo Reports Worrying

  • 1:40 PM
    Human Rights Watch: Vermont Governor’s Veto Puts State Behind Public on Non-Discrimination

  • 1:11 PM
    Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting: Tom Friedman's Flexible Deadlines; Iraq's 'decisive' six months have lasted two and a half years

  • 12:55 PM
    Electronic Frontier Foundation: Internet Test-Taking Patent Draws Official Suspicion

  • 12:21 PM
    American Civil Liberties Union: Day in Court Denied for Victim of CIA Kidnapping and Rendition, Khaled El-Masri

  • 12:21 PM
    American Civil Liberties Union Applauds Call to Hold U.S. Accountable for Torture and Abuse

  • 12:06 PM
    US Public Interest Research Group: Expanded Coastal Drilling Nixed by House of Representatives

  • 12:06 PM
    US Public Interest Research Group: House Protects Public’s Right to Know About Toxic Pollution

  • 10:31 AM
    Greenpeace Shuts Down Soya Export Terminal of Leading Amazon Destroyer

  • 6:53 AM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Rep. Murtha and Haditha

  • 6:00 AM
    CODEPINK: Four Peaceful Demonstrators Arrested On Rumsfeld’s Doorstep

  • 5:31 AM
    Greenpeace: Secret Document Reveals New Breed of Nuclear Reactors Vulnerable to Terrorist Attack

    Thursday, May 18

  • 1:13 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Hayden and Warrantless Surveillance

  • 1:01 PM
    Greenpeace: KFC Exposed for Trashing the Amazon Rainforest for Buckets of Chicken

  • 12:59 PM
    National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Urges Senators to Denounce Measure as Attack on Gay America and Real Family Values; Judiciary Committee Sends Anti-Marriage Amendment to Senate Floor

  • 12:58 PM
    Americans United for the Separation of Church and State: Deplores Senate Committee's Closed-Door Vote For Federal Marriage Amendment

  • 12:58 PM
    Greenpeace: Polish GE Seed Ban

  • 12:58 PM
    Common Cause: House Ethics Committee Has Much to Prove

  • 12:13 PM
    Violence Policy Center: New NRA Post-Katrina Fundraising Campaign Targeting Mayors and Police Signals Return to Organization’s Days of “Jack Booted Government Thugs” Extremist Rhetoric

  • 11:44 AM
    Human Rights Campaign: Senate Committee Pushes Forward Discriminatory Amendment

  • 10:10 AM
    National Parks Conservation Association: New Adventures in National Parks This Summer

  • 9:59 AM
    Amnesty International to Launch 2006 Annual Report on Worldwide Status of Human Rights

  • 9:10 AM
    American Civil Liberties Union Calls on Senators to Vigorously Question General Hayden, Says Controversial CIA Nominee Raises Serious Civil Liberties Concerns

  • 6:00 AM
    Free Press: Clear Channel Must Answer for Racist, Violent Broadcasts

    Wednesday, May 17

  • 3:05 PM
    Defenders of Wildlife: Federal Government's Violations of Endangered Species Act Prompt Conservationists' Notice of Intent to Sue Over Declining Shorebird

  • 3:08 PM
    Human Rights Watch: Fox's Ambitious Rights Agenda Falls Short

  • 3:08 PM
    Human Rights Watch: U.S. Fails to Comply With Ban on Torture

  • 2:18 PM
    Save the Coalition: R.E.M. and Moby Speak Out for Internet Freedom, Against Corporate Web Takeover

  • 2:06 PM
    Sierra Club: Water/Approps: 111 Million Americans' Drinking Water at Risk: State-by-State Numbers

  • 12:49 PM
    Americans United for the Separation of Church and State Says Measure Enshrines Religious Doctrines About Marriage In Constitution

  • 12:45 PM
    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: Most Americans Likely to End Up Net Losers When New Tax-Cut Bill is Paid For

  • 12:40 PM
    Halliburton Watch Co-Releases Report on Halliburton, Demands Vice President Cheney Divest Stock

  • 11:46 AM
    Traprock Peace Center: Cindy Sheehan to Lead Delivery of Petition to White House, Ray McGovern to Lead March to Sec. Rumsfeld's Home

  • 11:34 AM
    American Civil Liberties Union: White House Belatedly Recognizes Congress’s Right to Oversee NSA; ACLU Says Real Checks and Balances Must Follow

  • 11:34 AM
    Doctors Without Borders: Trying To Halt Cholera in Angola: Access to Safe and Free Water Not Guaranteed

  • 9:25 AM
    Clean Air Watch: New Government Report on Children Underscores Folly of Weakening Public Right-to-Know Standards for Toxics

    Tuesday, May 16

  • 2:58 PM
    ACORN's Response to Bush Immigration Speech

  • 2:46 PM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington Files FEC Complaint Against Former Sen. Santorum Staffers; Principals at GSP Consulting Encouraged Donations to Candidates

  • 2:43 PM
    Government Accountability Office: House Appropriations Committee Orders Significant Reforms on Hanford Vitrification Plant

  • 2:43 PM
    National Resources Defense Council: House Should Ax Logging Bill

  • 2:43 PM
    U.S. PIRG Releases Annual Scorecard, Grades Congress On Public Interest Issues

  • 2:43 PM
    Consumer Federation of America: Urges Wal-Mart to Come Clean on CO-Treated Meat

  • 2:43 PM
    Friends of the Earth: Nano-ingredients Pose Big Risks in Beauty Products

  • 2:42 PM
    AFL-CIO President John Sweeney Calling on Congress to Act Now to Stop the Carnage in the Nation's Coal Mines

  • 10:53 AM
    Halliburton Watch Demands Vice President Cheney Divest Stock; Says 50,000 Stock Options Still Constitute a Conflict of Interest

  • 10:01 AM
    Electronic Frontier Foundation: Supreme Court Reverses Dangerous Injunction Rule in eBay Patent Case

  • 6:30 AM
    Food and Water Watch: NO to a US-EU Free Trade Area

  • 6:00 AM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Big Picture on Immigration Reform

    Monday, May 15

  • 3:46 PM
    CODEPINK: US Women Print Ads in Iraqi Dailies Calling for End to Occupation and Bloodshed

  • 3:13 PM
    Electronic Frontier Foundation: Government Files Secret Motion to Dismiss AT&T Surveillance Case

  • 3:13 PM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Justice Probe of Prison Computer Recycling Operations

  • 3:12 PM
    Green Party of the United States: Dangerous Greens: Campaigns for House, Senate to Watch in 2006

  • 3:12 PM
    American Civil Liberties Union: HIV Activists Tell New York Department of Health to Stop Gutting Informed Consent Laws

  • 3:12 PM
    Sierra Club: Congressional Update: OCS, Walden logging, CAFE, and Global Warming

  • 2:22 PM
    Center for Constitutional Rights: Attorneys Go to Guantanamo Today after Judge Upholds CCR Victory in Ruling to Grant Detainee Access

  • 12:32 PM
    Council for Excellence in Government: Partisan Politics is up and Confidence in Government is Down

  • 11:05 AM
    Friends of the Earth International: Shell Neighbors Want Action Not Words

  • 10:50 AM
    Peace Alliance: Mother's Day Peace Pies Campaign a Success

  • 7:56 AM
    Working Assets / Working for Change: In the Wake of Telecom Spying Scandal, Liberal Phone Company Defends Privacy

  • 6:29 AM
    Christian Aid: Climate Change: Hope Amid the Crisis?

    Friday, May 12

  • 1:40 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Mother's Day and War

  • 1:26 PM
    Citizens for Tax Justice: Conference Committee Plan: A $70 Billion Tax Shift

  • 12:57 PM
    Jubilee USA: Give Preval a Clean Slate: Cancel Haiti’s Debt

  • 12:55 PM
    Natural Resources Defense Council: Courting Election-Year Backlash, House Moves to Drill America's Coastal Waters

  • 12:55 PM
    Natural Resources Defense Council: House Faces Moment of Truth on Global Warming

  • 12:42 PM
    Congressman Dennis Kucinich Seeks DOJ Investigation Of NSA Coercion Of Phone Companies In Effort To Illegally Collect Data

  • 11:54 PM
    Environmental Working Group: Just 20 Congressional Districts Will Collect Over Half of "Energy Assistance"

  • 11:31 AM
    Friends of the Earth International: 2008 Olympics: Plans to Sacrifice Rainforest Should be Aborted

  • 6:00 AM
    East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN): Groups Urge Australia to Adopt Humane Refugee Policies Toward Papuans

    Thursday, May 11

  • 3:34 PM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) Asks DOJ to Investigate Rep. Sensenbrenner Trip

  • 3:30 PM
    Green Century Capital Management / US Public Interest Research Group Education Fund: ConocoPhillips Shareholders Take Historic Vote for Teshekpuk Lake

  • 2:19 PM
    Congressman Dennis Kucinich: Economy Works For Wall Street Not Main Street

  • 2:05 PM
    American Civil Liberties Union Gains Support of Lawmakers in Court Fight Against Illegal Spying

  • 2:05 PM
    American Civil Liberties Union Decries Congress’s Failure to Make Emergency Contraception Available to Military Women

  • 1:47 PM
    Sierra Club: America Celebrates Commitment to Wildlife Protection

  • 1:46 PM
    Common Cause: Bipartisan Agreement Should Bring Voting Rights to DC Residents

  • 1:32 PM
    Center for Economic Policy Research: Economist's Book Uncovers "The Conservative Nanny State"

  • 1:32 PM
    Defenders of Wildlife: Alaska Board of Game Set to Expand the Aerial Gunning of Wolves and other Predator Control Measures

  • 1:18 PM
    Americans United for Separation of Church and State: TV Preacher Pat Robertson Launches Bizarre Attack On Americans United; Religious Broadcaster Is Increasingly Shrill And Paranoid

  • 1:15 PM
    Global Call to Action Against Poverty: Daughter of Ethiopia's President, Amnesty International, Head of ONE Campaign, to Speak Out Against Ethiopian Human Rights Violations

  • 12:58 PM
    CodePink / Global Exchange: US Women Send Peace Message to Iraqis on Mother's Day; Full-page ads to run in Iraqi newspapers while US women stage 24-hour anti-war vigil in front of White House in Washington DC

  • 12:58 PM
    CodePink / Global Exchange: Susan Sarandon, Cindy Sheehan, Randi Rhodes, Dolores Huerta, and Patch Adams Will Lead 24-Hour Mother’s Day Peace Vigil at White House

  • 12:33 PM
    U.S. Congresswoman Barbara Lee Responds to Reports of New NSA Domestic Spying

  • 12:16 PM
    Operation Refuse War: Conscientious Objectors from Around the World Gather in Washington DC and New York to Oppose Global War

  • 11:53 AM
    Senator Russ Feingold: Statement On the Reported Massive NSA Database of Americans’ Phone Calls

  • 11:23 AM
    Center for Constitutional Rights: 72 Members of Congress Support CCR Challenge to Warrantless Spying amidst New Disclosures on the Illegal Program's Massive Reach

  • 11:14 AM
    Public Citizen: After Lawsuit, Department of Labor Releases Names of Unlocatable Low-Wage Workers Owed Back Wages

  • 11:11 AM
    People for the American Way: Domestic Phone Records Database Raises Red Flags on Civil Liberties, Oversight

  • 10:41 AM 100 'Caught Red-Handed' Press Events Nationwide Today at Noon; GOP Reps to Get Hammered at Home for Financial Ties to Big RX Companies

  • 9:43 AM
    Center for Science in the Public Interest to Sue Cadbury Schweppes over “All Natural” 7UP

  • 9:21 AM
    Media Matters for America Hosts Panel Discussion on the Role of the Media in the Democratic Process, May 12 at 12 p.m.

    Wednesday, May 10

  • 3:46 PM
    Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting: Rumsfeld Challenged: Media mishandle Rumsfeld-McGovern exchange

  • 3:01 PM
    Sea Shepherd: Former Vice-Chair of the International Whaling Commission Joins Sea Shepherd Board

  • 2:55 PM
    Union of Concerned Scientists: Drives Off with Major Online Award Webby-Winning Site Boasts Unique Blend of Consumer Information and Policy Action

  • 1:32 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Behind Medicare Problems · DOD Funds: No One Accountable? · Impact of Tax Cuts

  • 1:05 PM
    Greenpeace: Right to Remain GE-Free Overrides WTO Ruling

  • 1:05 PM
    World Wildlife Fund Joins with Aquaculture Industry to Improve Environmental Performance

  • 12:53 PM
    Doctors Without Borders Supports Opposition To Gilead's Tenofovir Patent Application in India

  • 12:53 PM
    League of Women Voters Urges Support for Reauthorization of the Voting Rights Act

  • 12:12 PM
    Witness Against Torture Responds to President Bush on Guantánamo

  • 11:53 AM
    Friends Committee on National Legislation: Middle East Experts Warn Against Military Option in Iran

  • 11:19 AM
    Demos / National Voting Rights Institute: A Network for Ideas & Action and National Voting Rights Institute Join Forces to Promote Reforms for American Democracy

  • 11:05 AM
    The Cornucopia Institute: USDA Criticized for Helping “Industrialize” Organic Farming

  • 11:04 AM
    Amnesty International to Release Annual Report on Global Status of Human Rights

  • 10:31 AM
    Environmental Working Group: Across Generations: The Chemical Pollution Mothers & Daughters Share and Inherit

  • 9:00 AM
    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: Fact Sheet: Tax-Cut Reconciliation Conference Agreement Severely Flawed

  • 7:00 AM
    American Friends Service Committee \ Military Families Speak Out: New Addition to Eyes Wide Open Exhibit Highlights Those Currently in Harm's Way Who Will Perish if Iraq War Continues

    Tuesday, May 9

  • 2:10 PM
    Center for Constitutional Rights: United States Court Rules That Guantanamo Detainees Can Go Forward with Their Claims of Religious Mistreatment

  • 1:49 PM
    Human Rights Watch: U.S.: Bush Should Close Guantanamo Now

  • 1:49 PM
    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: Rebuilding Aid for Neediest Katrina Victims Should Be Retained in Final Supplemental Funding Bill

  • 1:05 PM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) Sues Secret Service Over Abramoff-Related Visitor Records, Secret Service Refuses to Hand Over Docs to Ethics Org

  • 12:51 PM
    Firefighters United for Safety, Ethics, and Ecology: Wildland Firefighters Urge Congress to Reject Logging Bill

  • 12:43 PM
    Farm Sanctuary: Star-Studded 20th Anniv. Gala Celebrates Farm Animals and Gourmet Vegan Cuisine; Heather Mills-McCartney to Present Award

  • 12:43 PM
    Farm Sanctuary's California and New York Shelters Open to the Public for 2006 Tour Season

  • 12:39 PM
    Global AIDS Alliance: Protestors at Gilead Shareholders’ Meeting May 10; Company's AIDS Drugs Unavailable Where Most Needed

  • 12:34 PM
    Public Citizen President Joan Claybrook Tells Congress To Boost CAFE Standards

  • 12:32 PM
    Center for Constitutional Rights Rebuts Bush's Misleading Guantanamo Comments as Undermining Due Process

  • 12:18 PM
    American Civil Liberties Union: Tells Congress to Renew the Voting Rights Act; Notes That Discrimination in Voting Still Exists in the U.S.

  • 12:03 PM
    Campaign for America's Future: Report: Latinos at Higher Risk of Missing New Drug Law Enrollment Deadline

  • 11:49 AM
    Justice at Stake: Poll of Kentucky Voters: Nearly 4 in 5 Favor Nonpartisan Judicial Election Voter Guide

  • 11:48 AM
    Demos: Announcement: Two Leading National Public Policy and Advocacy Organizations Sign Affiliation Agreement

  • 11:05 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Wildlife Taking Only Gnat Bite Out of Domestic Cattle

  • 10:47 AM
    Common Cause: Stevens Telecom Bill Fails Democracy and Consumers

  • 10:47 AM
    Consumer Federation of America: Consumers, Regulators, and Industry Groups Join to Produce Investor Education Brochure

  • 10:30 AM
    Peace Alliance: Moms, Peace, and Apple Pie

    Monday, May 8

  • 3:43 PM
    National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Hails Illinois Governor Extending Domestic Partner Benefits to State Employees, Praises Equality Illinois and its Director, Rick Garcia

  • 3:28 PM
    Consumer Federation of America: 50 MPG Feasible, Affordable and Economic

  • 3:28 PM
    Families USA: Medicare Drug Program Fails to Reach Low-Income Seniors

  • 2:57 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: The CIA and Hayden

  • 2:55 PM
    Campaign for America's Future: Public Interest Groups Call for Corruption Investigation Into Prescription Drug Law

  • 2:27 PM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington Statement on Neil Volz Plea

  • 1:42 PM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Taking the "E" out of EPA

  • 1:41 PM
    US Public Interest Research Group: Drilling in the Arctic Refuge is NOT the Solution to Rising Prices at the Pump

  • 1:41 PM
    Sierra Club: Offshore Drilling "Cheat Sheet"

  • 1:41 PM
    Public Citizen: Medical Device Company Cannot Stop Research Organization From Distributing Price Information; Pricing Publication Does Not Interfere with Guidant’s Contracts with Others

  • 1:27 PM
    Amnesty International on Bush's Desire to Close Guantanamo: 'Make It Happen'

  • 11:36 AM
    Media Matters for America Hosts Panel Discussion on the Role of the Media inthe Democratic Process

    Thursday, May 4

  • 4:31 PM
    Human Rights Watch: North Korea: Policy Changes May Foster New Hunger

  • 4:14 PM
    Center for Public Integrity: House Passes Lobbying Reform Bill: Enforcement Not Addressed

  • 3:28 PM
    American Civil Liberties Union: Senate Panel Passes Measure to Include Censorship in Constitution, ACLU Urges Full Senate to Oppose

  • 3:28 PM
    American Civil Liberties Union: FBI Counterterrorism Unit Spies on Peaceful, Faith-Based Protest Group

  • 3:13 PM
    Center for Defense Information: House Armed Services Committee Takes a Whack at Missile Defense and Space Weapons Programs

  • 1:27 PM
    ActionAid International: Violence Undermining Girls’ Education by Forcing Them Out of School

  • 1:27 PM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): OSHA Finds Yellowstone Cell Tower Emits Excess Radiation

  • 1:27 PM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): New Jersey Admits 970 Rivers and Lakes Polluted

  • 11:48 AM
    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: Tax Bill Gives Little Income Tax Relief to Low-Income Hawaiians

  • 10:17 AM
    Media Matters for America Presents List of Right-Wing Radio Host Glenn Beck's Outrageous Statements

  • 10:10 AM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington: Releases Ethics Complaint And Files IRS Complaint Against Rep. Pombo; Alleges Potential Violations of Bribery, Tax Laws, House Rules

  • 9:22 AM
    School of the Americas Watch: Declassified FBI Files Reveal Years of Surveillance of Peaceful Demonstrations by FBI's Counterterrorism Division

  • 6:00 AM
    Environmental Working Group: Gas Price Calculator Puts Price Tag to Consumer Anger Over Gas Prices

  • 2:27 AM
    Fellowship of Reconciliation Leads Second Peace Delegation to Iran

    Wednesday, May 3

  • 4:24 PM
    People For the American Way Voters Alliance Calls on RNC to Repudiate Hate-Fueled Congressional Campaign

  • 3:34 PM
    Global Exchange: Fair Trade Is Cool For Summer

  • 2:17 PM
    Campaign for America's Future: College Graduates Storm Rep Boehner's Office, Mad about Rising Cost of Student Loans

  • 12:27 PM
    Commercial Alert: Soda Deal for Schools Weak on Marketing and Enforcement

  • 12:01 PM
    Congressman Pete Stark: New GAO Report Finds Widespread Problems with Information Provided by the Bush Administration about New Medicare Drug Benefit

  • 12:01 PM
    Amnesty International: US: Government Creating "Climate of Torture"

  • 12:00 PM
    US Public Interest Research Group: Deceptive Prescription Drug Marketing Tactics ‘Common and Dangerous’

  • 11:14 AM
    Sierra Club: By the Numbers: Gas Prices and Cutting America's Oil Addiction

  • 11:00 AM
    AFL-CIO: President John Sweeney On Bush Assault on Dept. of Energy Workers' Pensions

  • 10:46 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Telecoms' Secret Plan to Wire Yellowstone Park

  • 10:29 AM
    East Timor Action Network: Key Senators Criticize Waiver Allowing U.S. Weapons Exports to Indonesia

  • 9:43 AM
    Center for Science in the Public Interest: Applauds Agreement to Get High-Calorie Drinks Out of Schools; Drops Planned Litigation

  • 9:43 AM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Paying the Price for Big Oil

  • 9:01 AM
    American Friends Service Committee: Mother's Day Weekend Brings Mothers, Families of Fallen and Serving U.S. Military to Washington from Calif., Mich.

    Tuesday, May 2

  • 3:09 PM
    Natural Resources Defense Council: NOAA Disputes Navy on Impacts of Sonar Range to Fisheries

  • 2:55 PM
    Defenders of Wildlife: Drillers' Fuzzy Math Misleads American Consumers

  • 2:21 PM
    Service Employees International Union: Victory for Janitors at University of Miami is Second Win in a Week for Service Workers Uniting for Improvements at Major U.S. Campuses

  • 2:21 PM
    Service Employees International Union Vice President Eliseo Medina Ends 10-Day Fast As Janitors at University of Miami Win Two-Month Struggle for Right to a Voice At Work

  • 2:05 PM
    Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG): Families Lobby for Fairness and Honor Out Legislators Frank, Baldwin, and Kolbe

  • 1:47 PM
    Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting: Ignoring Inaccuracy at the Washington Post

  • 12:11 PM
    Human Rights Watch: U.S. Immigration Law Inhumane to Same-Sex Couples

  • 11:55 AM Releases Wal-Mart Crime Study 'Is Wal-Mart Safe?'; 57 Community Groups Call on Wal-Mart to Improve Security

  • 11:51 AM
    Public Citizen, NCLC Call on Congress Not to Exempt Abusive Debt Collectors From Consumer Protection Law

  • 10:50 AM
    Violence Policy Center: Ten Murder-Suicides Occur Each Week in America New Study Reveals, Almost All Perpetrated With Guns

  • 10:20 AM
    League of Women Voters: Reps. Shays and Meehan Join Reform Groups in Calling Upon the House to Reject Sham Lobbying Reform Bill

  • 9:15 AM
    U.S. Senator Russ Feingold: Statement On the Redeployment of U.S. Troops from Iraq by December 31, 2006

  • 9:15 AM
    Rep. Henry A. Waxman: Bush Administration Increases Number of Political Appointees, Minority and Female Appointees Plunge

  • 4:10 AM
    Greenpeace Report Reveals the Impact of Toxic Chemicals on Reproductive Health

    Monday, May 1

  • 2:30 PM
    Greenpeace Celebrates Victory as Spain’ s Oldest Nuclear Power Plant is Shut Down

  • 2:16 PM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility: National Park Service Readies Complex Scorecard to Rate Parks

  • 1:58 PM
    Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood Files FTC Complaint Against Baby Einstein and Brainy Baby

  • 1:58 PM
    Congressman Pete Stark Calls for an End to the Iraq War

  • 2:15 PM
    Government Accountability Project: Exposes Errors, Cover-up at Hanford

  • 2:14 PM
    Amnesty International: Colombia: Time to Stop the Killing and Persecution of Trade Unionists and Activists

  • 2:14 PM
    Americans United for the Separation of Church and State: Bureau Of Prisons' Plans For Single-Faith Prison Ministry Programs Violate First Amendment

  • 2:14 PM
    Public Citizen Calls on FDA to Ban Antibiotic Tequin

  • 2:14 PM
    Center for Democracy and Technology: RFID Privacy "Best Practices" Aim to Protect Consumers

  • 2:14 PM
    Common Cause: Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s Proposed Reforms Fall Short

  • 1:01 PM
    Congressman Dennis Kucinich To Question UN Amb. Bolton About US Troops Already Operating In Iran

  • 12:57 PM
    Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays: Parents Rally Against Federal Marriage Amendment on Cap Hill and in Home Districts with New Campaign

  • 12:15 PM
    Center for Constitutional Rights: Attorney's Go to Guantanamo Today after Judge Upholds CCR Victory in Ruling to Grant Detainee Access

    April 2006


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