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  October 2005

Monday, October 31

  • 2:54 PM
    Justice at Stake: Alito Nomination Quickly Galvanizes Interest Groups on Both Left and Right

  • 2:54 PM
    Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence: "Machine Gun Sammy," A Perfect Halloween Pick

  • 2:54 PM
    The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force: Task Force Deplores Bush's Choice as He Further Divides the Country with a Hard Right Idealogical Nominee

  • 2:54 PM
    The Wilderness Society: Top 10 Halloween Horribles

  • 2:54 PM
    ACLU Urges Senate to Explore Supreme Court Nominee Alito's Record on Reproductive Rights, First Amendment

  • 2:07 PM
    Americans for Democratic Action: Trick but No Treat: Judge Samuel Alito: Latest Bush Nominee's Philosophy Is Ghoulish

  • 1:44 PM
    Earthjustice: Halloween Supreme Court Nomination a Scary Choice

  • 12:12 PM
    Public Citizen: "Water Market" Concept Betrays Public Interest, New Public Citizen Report Shows

  • 11:01 AM
    Human Rights Watch: Azerbaijan: Run-Up to Election Not Free or Fair

  • 11:01 AM
    Human Rights Campaign: Judge Alito is Far Right's Choice

  • 11:01 AM Alito Fails Basic Test: Sides with Powerful Special Interests Against Ordinary Americans

  • 10:54 AM
    National Abortion Rights Action League: Pro-Choice Americans Oppose Alito for the Supreme Court; President Bush Fails to Nominate Moderate Consensus Candidate to Replace Justice Sandra Day O'Connor

  • 10:01 AM
    Amnesty International NYC Women's Human Rights Action Team: Candlelight Vigil for the Murdered Women of Juarez

  • 9:48 AM Launches Nation's First Advertising Campaign About 'The Movie & The Secret Memo Wal-Mart Does Not Want You to See'

  • 8:01 AM
    People for the American Way: Bush Puts Demands of Far-Right Above Interests of Americans with High Court Nomination of Right-Wing Activist Alito

    Friday, October 28

  • 3:31 PM
    Congressman John Conyers Jr.: What Did the President and Vice President Know and When Did They Know It?; Directs Judiciary Committee Staff to Conduct Full and Comprehensive Investigation into Treasongate, Downing Street, Pre-War and Other Deceptions

  • 3:10 PM
    Human Rights Watch: Nepal: Attacks on Media Freedoms Expand

  • 3:01 PM Statement in Response to the Indictment of Lewis Libby

  • 2:17 PM
    Oxfam America: House Misses Opportunity to Reform Agricultural Subsidies, Cuts Nutrition and Conservation Instead

  • 2:11 PM
    Cindy Sheehan: Lewis 'Scooter' Libby's Indictment is a Welcome Development but, the Responsibility for Lying to the American People and Targeting Critics Needs to Go All the Way Up the Chain of Command

  • 2:10 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Israeli-Palestinian Violence · Oil-for-Food Report

  • 2:10 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Analysis of the Indictment Story

  • 2:03 PM
    Economic Policy Institute: Two Analyses of Government Data Released Today Show that Further Federal Reserve Rate Hikes Will Do Nothing to Better the Economy

  • 2:00 PM
    Congressman Dennis Kucinich On CIA Leak Indictments: Not About A Single Aide, But Effort To Sell The War; The Buck Does Not Stop With Libby

  • 1:15 PM
    Bread for the World: As Congress Moves to Cut Food Stamps, New Data Shows Hunger Increasing

  • 12:44 PM
    Center for Constitutional Rights: Nov 1: Attorneys for Guantanamo Detainees to Participate in Day-Long Fast Outside Justice Department in Protest of Clients' Treatment

  • 12:09 PM
    American Civil Liberties Union: Florida Judge Stops Pat-Down Searches at Buccaneers Games

  • 10:00 AM
    Special Counsel Patrick J. Fitzgerald to Hold Press Conference at 2PM ET Today

  • 9:31 AM
    Greenpeace: No New Logging in Green Heart of Africa; Congolese President Vows to Clean Up Logging Industry

  • 5:00 AM
    Greenpeace Releases Annual Figures for 2004: Organisation Stable, Environment is Not

    Thursday, October 27

  • 5:17 PM
    Center for Science in the Public Interest: Crackdown on Fraudulent Food Labels Urged; CSPI Exposes Some of the Most Misleading Ingredient Claims

  • 5:17 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Miers Withdrawal: Interviews Available

  • 5:05 PM
    Public Citizen: Politics and Money to Blame for Killing Consumer-Friendly Food Labeling Program

  • 4:14 PM
    US Public Interest Research Group: ExxonMobil’s 3rd Quarter Profits: Helping Exxon, Hurting Consumers

  • 3:31 PM
    Congressman Bernie Sanders Calls on Government Reform Committee to Hold Hearings on Oil Company Price Gouging

  • 3:17 PM
    Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting: Too Many Liberals?; Olbermann says MSNBC bosses upset by liberal guests

  • 1:50 PM
    Congressman Dennis Kucinich: In Wake Of Devastating Hurricane Season Kucinich Demands White House Documents On Climate Change

  • 1:16 PM
    Campaign for America's Future: Lawmakers with Corrupt Rep. DeLay Funds Asked to Make Charitable Contributions for Hurricane Relief; Most Corrupt Congress in Recent History Held to Account

  • 12:46 PM
    Feminist Majority: Statement of Eleanor Smeal on the Withdrawal of Harriet Miers

  • 12:31 PM
    Iraq War Memorial: Camp Casey Eviction

  • 12:18 PM
    Organic Consumers Association: Congress Rams Through OTA Sneak Attack on Organic Standards Despite Massive Consumer Opposition; Changes Were Sought by Large-Scale Food Processors to Cut Costs of Meeting Current Law

  • 12:16 PM
    Environmental Working Group: Congressional Committee Votes to Put 5.7 Million Acres of Public Land Up for Sale

  • 12:08 PM
    National Abortion Rights Action League: Miers' Withdrawal Exposes Right Wing's True Agenda, Says NARAL Pro-Choice America

  • 11:48 AM
    Center for Science in the Public Interest: Press Conference: Crackdown on Misleading Food Labels Urged; CSPI to Expose Some of the Most Fraudulent Food Labels

  • 11:31 PM
    United for Peace and Justice: Call Members of the House/Senate Conference Committee About an Important Measure Banning Torture

  • 11:16 AM
    Public Citizen: Coalition Releases Report Warning that the Revolving Door is Giving Business Interests Undue Influence Over Federal Policy and Procurement Decisions

  • 10:46 AM
    Refugees International: South Asia Earthquake

  • 10:15 AM
    Human Rights Watch: House Amendment Tilts Playing Field for Death Penalty

  • 10:01 AM
    Peace Action: 26 Arrested at White House Mourning 2000th American Death in Iraq Including Sheehan

  • 9:20 AM
    Commercial Alert: 200+ Medical School Professors Call for End to DTC Prescription Drug Ads

  • 9:12 AM
    People for the American Way: Miers, White House Surrender to Ultraconservatives; Right Wing Power Politics Overwhelm President’s Supreme Court Pick

  • 7:46 AM
    Earthjustice: Okinawa Air Base Deal Still Controversial; New Plan Does Not Guarantee Survival of Endangered Marine Mammal

    Wednesday, October 26

  • 6:50 PM
    Campaign for America's Future: White House Retreat on Davis Bacon is a Victory for Activists, for Democracy, Says Campaign for America's Future

  • 5:16 PM
    Fellowship of Reconciliation: Paying Tribute to Rosa Parks

  • 3:46 PM
    Fellowship of Reconciliation: Mourning 2,000 U.S. Dead in Senseless Iraq War

  • 3:26 PM
    The Oakland Institute Releases New Report on Food Aid Programs; Famine in Niger Reinforces the Need for Drastic Changes in Food Aid

  • 2:49 PM
    Congressman John Conyers Response to Gonzales Regarding the Role of Senior Officials in the Abuse of Detainees

  • 12:42 PM
    Sierra Club Statement on Senate Committee Refinery Bill Vote

  • 12:09 PM
    National Parks Conservation Association: New Research Shows Eagle Mountain Landfill Would Needlessly Despoil Crown Jewel-Joshua Tree National Park; Parks Group Delivers 14,000 Signatures to Sanitation Districts Opposing Mega-Dump

  • 10:52 AM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: U.S. Dead and Iraqi Dead

  • 10:46 AM Over 1,200 Vigils Nationwide to Mourn 2,000 U.S. Soldiers Killed in Iraq

  • 8:00 AM
    Tides Announces Purchase of Office Space for Nonprofits in New York

  • 8:01 AM
    Utne Magazine:
    A Transformational Retreat Invites Guests to Get in Touch with Their 'Inner Activist' to Effect Change and Experience Personal Growth

    Tuesday, October 25

  • 9:45 PM
    The Wilderness Society: Report Finds BLM’s Finest Western Lands Suffering; Inadequate funding, staffing, monitoring, and accountability cited in first assessment of National Landscape Conservation System

  • 8:15 PM
    American Friends Service Committee: Wednesday Peace Event at the White House to Mark 2000th US Military Fatality in Iraq

  • 7:53 PM
    Human Rights Watch: U.S.: License to Abuse Would Put CIA Above the Law

  • 7:04 PM
    Campaign for America's Future: Hurricane Survivors Work Hard to Make Their Voices Heard in Washington; Survivors Mad That Lawmakers Want To Use Relief Efforts To Handout Millionaire Tax Breaks

  • 6:41 PM
    Economic Policy Institute: Tax Cuts: Report Finds Much Harm, Little Good

  • 6:25 PM
    Brennan Center for Justice: Non-profits Decry Unconstitutional Restrictions on Affordable Housing Fund

  • 5:56 PM
    Amnesty International: USA: Imminent Execution Based on Flawed Conviction

  • 5:18 PM
    US Representative Jim McGovern to Introduce Bill Ending Funding for Iraq War

  • 5:16 PM
    Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting: Are 2,000 U.S. Deaths "Negligible"?; Fox's Brit Hume downplays U.S. deaths in Iraq

  • 5:16 PM
    Feminist Majority: Afghan Editor of Women's Rights Magazine Sentenced

  • 3:09 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Cheney · Syria

  • 2:20 PM
    Greenpeace: Corporates Gain Control - Terminator Patent Granted

  • 2:20 PM
    Public Citizen: Rep. DeLay: Hypocrisy on Parade as Indicted Former Majority Leader Seeks a Friendlier Judge, Different Court to Hear His Case

  • 2:20 PM
    On the Occasion of 2,000th U.S. Troop Death in Iraq, Gold Star, Military Families Mourn and Speak Out: 'Bring Them Home Now'; Military Families Join Vigils Around Country

  • 2:20 PM
    Defenders of Wildlife: New Jersey Groups Launch TV Ads Urging GOP Members to Protect Arctic Refuge From Oil Drilling

  • 1:08 PM
    Earthjustice: Court Overturns EPA’s Refusal to Veto Air Pollution Permits for New York Power Plants

  • 1:08 PM
    National Parks Conservation Association: Rep. Pombo Seeks to Open National Parks to Mining

  • 1:08 PM
    Human Rights Campaign: Rosa Parks Bettered the Nation for All; ‘With one simple yet extraordinary action, Rosa Parks made our nation a better and fairer place for all Americans,’ said Human Rights Campaign President Joe Solmonese.

  • 1:08 PM
    Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy: U.S. WTO Agriculture Proposal Keeps Unfair System Intact, New Analysis; Details Reveal a Conditional Offer With No Benefits For Farmers

  • 1:08 PM
    Senator Russ Feingold: “A Timeframe to Finish the Military Mission in Iraq Makes America Safer"; A Timetable Will Encourage Iraqis to Take Ownership of Their Political Process and Their Country’s Future

  • 12:15 PM
    Project On Government Oversight: V-22 Engines Freeze: Can't Fly Through Clouds

  • 11:47 AM
    Congressman Dennis Kucinich On The Sad Milestone Of 2,000 US Troops Killed In Iraq

  • 10:57 AM
    MADRE: US Women Host House Parties to Support Women’s Shelters in Iraq

  • 10:57 AM
    Center for Constitutional Rights: Family of Double Amputee Guantanamo Detainee Plead for his Healthy Return; Attorneys Concerned That Abdullah Al Anazi Is Not Receiving Adequate Medical Treatment

    Monday, October 24

  • 5:23 PM
    Government Accountability Project: Government Drops Corrupt Mental-Illness Drug Program; GAP Client Allen Jones Vindicated After Years of Voicing Concerns of Financial Corruption

  • 4:31 PM
    League of Women Voters: Action Alert: Oppose Restrictions on Voter Registration!

  • 2:50 PM
    American Civil Liberties Union: U.S. Operatives Killed Detainees During Interrogations in Afghanistan and Iraq; CIA, Navy Seals and Military Intelligence Personnel Implicated

  • 1:16 PM
    Ralph Nader Calls for DC Council Oversight on Stadium Project

  • 1:09 PM
    Friends of the Earth / Bluewater Network: Ad Attacks Toyota's Environmental Policies; Company's lobbying and litigation run contrary to carefully cultivated "green" image

  • 9:45 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility: Record Levels of Toxic PFCS in Minnesota Fish; Bioaccumulations in Food Chain Are Building; Fish Advisory May Be Needed

  • 9:44 AM
    American Friends Service Committee: 200 Communities Call for 'Not One More Death, Not One More Dollar' as U.S. Death Count in Iraq Nears 2,000 & Iraq War Spending Passes 200 Billion

  • 9:21 AM
    CODEPINK: Women Call For Peace Upon 2000th US Death in Iraq

  • 8:25 AM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington: Sen. Hutchinson's Flagrant Inconsistency on Perjury Reveals Hypocrisy and Partisan Bias

    Sunday, October 23

  • 9:47 PM
    Basel Action Network: High-Tech Toxic Trash Exported to Africa: USA and Europe Creating a “Digital Dump” from “Re-Use and Repair” Trade

    Saturday, October 22

  • 12:16 PM
    2,000 Too Many: Peace Action Calls for Congressional Action as 2,000 American Deaths in Iraq Nears

    Friday, October 21

  • 5:01 PM
    Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting: Miller's Tale: Can the Reporter--or the New York Times--Be Trusted?

  • 3:50 PM
    National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty: National Anti-Death Penalty Conference to Convene in Austin Oct. 27-30

  • 3:42 PM
    US Rep Henry Waxman: GAO: Continued Federal Efforts Needed To Improve Electronic Voting

  • 12:38 PM
    Amnesty International USA: Seymour Hersh, William Schulz Join Hundreds of Amnesty International Activists at Philadelphia Weekend Meeting

  • 12:35 PM
    Military Families Speak Out / Gold Star Families for Peace: On the Occasion of the 2,000th U.S. Troop Death in Iraq, Gold Star and Military Families Mourn and Speak Out: 'Bring Them Home Now'

  • 12:08 PM Political Action Statement on False Statement by Tom DeLay's Defense Lawyer Dick DeGuerin

  • 10:44 AM
    Texans for Public Justice Statement on Tom DeLay's Court Appearance

    Thursday, October 20

  • 6:16 PM
    Environmental Working Group: Government Panel Questions Effects of Anti-Bacterial Body Products

  • 4:39 PM
    Brady Campaign: Congress Ignores Rights of Victims of Gun Violence and Grants Gun Industry Sweeping Legal Immunity

  • 4:25 PM
    Human Rights Campaign: Political Hearing on Marriage Undermines Families

  • 3:41 PM
    Drug Policy Alliance: Draconian Souder Bill Advances in Congress

  • 2:56 PM
    American Civil Liberties Union: System Places Low-Income, African American and Disabled Alabamians at Unacceptable Risk

  • 2:15 PM
    Amerian Rivers: Conservationists Urge Stepped Up Effort to Dismantle Dangerous Dams

  • 12:44 PM
    Interfaith Alliance Denounces Unconstitutional Government Funding of Religious Institutions in Disaster Aftermath

  • 11:56 AM
    Amnesty International: Saddam Hussein Trial Must be Fair and Seen to be Fair

  • 11:47 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Interior Biologists Told to Fundraise; Long-Term Eco-Science at Risk for Lack of Sponsors, Say Biologists in Survey

  • 11:47 AM
    Coalition to Stop Gun Violence: Statement on Gun Industry Immunity Bill

  • 11:40 AM
    Congressman Dennis J. Kucinich Uses Resolution Of Inquiry To Demand Documents From White House Group That Developed Strategy To "Sell" War To The Public And Press

  • 10:01 AM
    Center for Constitutional Rights: Recently Declassified Notes Reveal Brutal Treatment of Hunger Striking Detainees at Gitmo

  • 7:57 AM
    Jubilee USA Network: Nigerian Threat to Repudiate Helps Force Paris Club to Deliver Debt Cancellation; Civil Society Concerned by Creditors' Insistence on Immediate $12 billion Payment to Secure Cancellation, IMF Conditions

  • 7:01 AM
    Greenpeace: Spanish Government Caught Fuelling Amazon Destruction; Greenpeace Reveals Forest Crime at Madrid Museum

    Wednesday, October 19

  • 3:45 PM
    Congressman Dennis Kucinich Calls For Windfall Profit Tax on Oil Companies At Congressional Hearing On Energy Prices

  • 3:30 PM
    Economic Policy Institute: Millions of Workers to Lose Pay, Protections under Minimum Wage Proposal

  • 3:30 PM
    Worldwatch Institute: Energy: It's Blowin in the Wind

  • 3:30 PM
    Natural Resources Defence Council: Navy Sued Over Harm to Whales from Mid-Frequency Sonar

  • 3:30 PM
    Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting: SPJ Undercuts First Amendment With Miller Award

  • 2:43 PM
    Human Rights Watch: U.S. and Cuban Policies Forcibly Separate Families

  • 2:43 PM
    Human Rights Watch: Iraq: Saddam Trial Under Scrutiny

  • 1:46 PM
    2020Vision: In Katrina’s Wake, Students Band Together to Cut US Oil Use: Reducing US oil consumption would lower gas prices, tame extreme storms and help prevent the next oil war

  • 1:46 PM
    Global Exchange: Activists Respond to Ford Motor Company’s Sustainability Report: When Rhetoric Hits the Road, Ford Receives a Failing Grade

  • 1:46 PM
    Environmental Working Group: Agriculture Budget Reconciliation Maintains Status Quo

  • 12:33 PM
    Free Press / Wireless Internet Service Providers Association: Wireless ISPs Urge Senate to Set Aside ‘Unlicensed Spectrum’

  • 12:22 PM
    Oxfam, Boston Innovates to Tackle Shelter Crisis in Pakistan's Earthquake Zone

  • 11:01 AM
    Drug Policy Alliance: California Bills Have Mixed Success at Hands of Inconsistent Governor

  • 11:01 AM
    Greenpeace: French Emergency Exercise Flawed as Public Debate on Nuclear Plans Collapses

  • 6:01 AM
    Greenpeace: Criminal Trail of Rainforest Rimber Unveiled by Greenpeace Investigation

    Tuesday, October 18

  • 9:45 PM
    Amnesty International Launches Action: “Confronting War Crimes against Women”

  • 4:31 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Budget Debate: Big Picture

  • 3:25 PM
    Citizens for Tax Justice: Bush Panel Set to Propose Permanent Huge Deficits& Major Tax Shift onto Wage-Earners

  • 3:25 PM
    Brady Campaign Against Gun Violence: As House Prepares to Pass Gun Immunity Law, Brady Center Vows Constitutional Attack

  • 2:44 PM
    Organic Consumers Association: Organic Law in Danger of Being Weakened without Public Input

  • 2:44 PM
    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington Sues Indian Gaming Commision Over Docs; NIGC Response to CREW FOIA on Abramoff Scandal Patently Inadequate

  • 2:38 PM
    Human Rights Campaign: Belated Investigation Should Reign in Special Counsel Bloch

  • 2:38 PM
    Human Rights Campaign Increases Investments in Maine Fight

  • 2:31 PM
    Campaign for America's Wilderness: First Wilderness Bill of 109th Congress Sent to President’s Desk Measure Will Protect 11,000 Acres Northwest of Albuquerque

  • 2:02 PM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility: Long-Delayed Investigation of Special Counsel Finally Begins

  • 1:30 PM
    Bill of Rights Defense Committee: Organizations Urge Rumsfeld to Shelve Controversial Recruiting Database

  • 1:03 PM
    Wilderness Society: House and Senate Formulating Budget Reconciliation Bills That Would Open the Arctic Refuge to Oil Drilling

  • 11:57 AM
    Sierra Club: Proposed Senate Energy Bill Does Nothing To Lower Our Dependence On Oil

  • 11:46 AM
    Center for Economic and Policy Research: 75% of American Workers Don't Have Decent Wages and Benefits

  • 10:51 AM
    Progressive Legislation Action Network: Announces Executive Director & Founding Board

  • 10:12 AM
    Commercial Alert Asks FTC to Investigate Buzz Marketers for Deception

  • 10:01 AM
    Center for Constitutional Rights: Recently Declassified Notes Reveal Brutal Treatment of Hunger-Striking Detainees at Guantanamo

  • 9:52 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility: Anatomy of Inaction: EPA Punts on Citizen Pollution Reports

  • 9:16 AM
    Greenpeace Documents Effects of the Worst Drought in 40 Years

  • 9:16 AM
    Greenpeace: Rejection of GE Food Spreads in Eastern Europe

  • 9:16 AM
    Greenpeace: Scientists Confirm: Deepsea Fisheries are in Deep Deep Trouble

    Monday, October 17

  • 6:11 PM
    Public Citizen: Safety Groups Release List of Most Lethal States for Truck Crashes; Victims Urge Congress to Resist Industry Pressure to Weaken Hours of Service Rule

  • 5:55 PM
    Demos: Bankruptcy Law Threatens Financial Stability Of American Households

  • 4:48 PM
    Congressman John Conyers Jr. and Skelton Seek Information from Rumsfeld on Security Clearances for Journalists

  • 4:17 PM
    People for the American Way: Radio Show Host Ed Schultz Squelched by Pentagon; PFAW Says Pentagon Pulling Ed Schultz from American Forces Radio Looks like Retribution

  • 3:46 PM
    Bread for the World: Jim Wallis and David Beckmann Represent Chorus of Religious Leaders Urging Protection of Food Stamps

  • 3:20 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy:
    Bush: War for Peace?

  • 12:52 PM
    Environmental Working Group: New Site Gives Consumers Brand-by-Brand Safety Ratings for Over 14,000 Personal Care Products

  • 10:50 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility: Park Service to Solicit Funds from Visitors & Corporations

  • 10:33 AM
    Brady Center Announces Suit Against Gun Dealer for Negligent Sale of Gun that Killed Wake County, NC Sheriff's Investigator

  • 10:33 AM
    Human Rights Watch: Saddam’s Day in Court: Fair Trials at Risk

  • 7:48 AM
    Electronic Frontier Foundation Urges Fresh Inquiry Into Ramifications of DRM: European Report Threatens Consumers' Rights

  • 4:31 AM
    Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting: Parade Magazine's Chavez Smear: Venezuelan president a terrorist funder?

  • 2:01 AM
    Greenpeace: China Could Become the World Leader in Wind Power

    Friday, October 14

  • 3:29 PM
    Oakland Institute Media Art Releases Roadmap to End Hunger

  • 3:01 PM
    Environmental Working Group To Release Interactive Personal Care Product Safety Guide

  • 2:16 PM
    Center for Constitutional Rights: In Emergency Hearing, CCR Habeas Counsel Argue for Information about Medical Treatment of Hunger Striking Prisoners Attorneys Seek Information and Family Access to Severely Ill Prisoners

  • 12:46 PM
    ACLU Joins Business and Legal Groups on Attorney-Client Privilege Concerns, Says Bedrock American Principle Should Not Be Waived

  • 12:43 PM
    Friends of the Earth International: Is Europe Abandoning Climate Talks Leadership?

  • 12:10 PM
    Amnesty International: Uganda: Governments must back first ever arrest warrants by International Criminal Court

  • 11:11 AM
    Oxfam: Aid on the Way to Pakistan; Oxfam Takes over Tent Factory; Another Helicopter Joins Aid Efforts

  • 10:57 AM
    Stop the War Coalition / Military Families Against the War: Military Families Peace Camp Outside Downing Street

  • 10:49 AM
    Human Rights Watch: U.K.: Highest Court to Rule on Torture Evidence - Case Has Global Implications for Torture Ban

  • 10:30 AM
    Brennan Center for Justice / Justice at Stake: Conservatives Spent Twice as Much on Early TV Ads for Roberts as for Miers

  • 9:01 AM
    Military Families Speak Out: Mass. National Guard, Other Military Families Hold Press Conference Following Meeting with Gov. Romney

  • 8:45 AM
    Rainforest Action Network: Ford Redoubles Greenwashing Efforts; Activists Double Over Laughing

  • 7:03 AM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Race in America and the Tenth Anniversary of the Million Man March

    Thursday, October 13

  • 8:56 PM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER): Political Screening for All Park Service Managers: Mid-Level Managers Picked for Fealty to “the President’s Management Agenda”

  • 6:18 PM
    "ACORN Hurricane Survivors Association"; Unites those Displaced by Katrina

  • 5:42 PM
    Common Cause Urges House Ethics Committee To Investigate Additional Aspects of Rep. DeLay's 2000 trip to England and Scotland

  • 5:42 PM
    Common Cause: Senate Ethics Committee Must Investigate New Allegations Concerning Senator Frist’s Handling of HCA, Inc. Stock, Common Cause Urges

  • 5:04 PM
    Greenpeace: UN World Food Day - Asians Call for Ban on GE Rice

  • 5:04 PM
    Institute for Public Accuracy: Assessing Realities: * Iraq * Pakistan

  • 3:36 PM
    American Civil Liberties Union: Parents, Scientists Testify in Court on Major Flaws in "Intelligent Design"

  • 3:36 PM
    Sierra Club: Bush Administration Attacks Clean Air Act

  • 3:16 PM
    Congressman John Conyers Jr. and Other Ranking Members Call on US Attorney Fitzgerald to Issue Report on Status of Ongoing Investigations

  • 3:13 PM
    Human Rights Watch: UN: Security Council Should Take Up Burma's Human Rights Crisis

  • 3:13 PM
    Amnesty International: United Kingdom: Terrorism Bill dangerous and ill-conceived

  • 2:13 PM
    Center for Defense Information: Trim Fat From Pentagon Budget to Help Pay for Katrina Relief

  • 2:13 PM
    Center for Defense Information: Important New CRS Report on War Spending

  • 2:13 PM
    Human Rights Watch: Louisiana: Justice Obstructed, Not Restored

  • 2:13 PM
    National Gay and Lesbian Task Force: Bold New Ads Aired to Oppose Texas Anti-Marriage Amendment

  • 10:45 AM
    Fisherwoman Defies Jail Sentence As Chemical Company Evades Justice

  • 8:16 AM
    Worldwatch Institute Launches China Watch News Service

  • 8:16 AM
    Electronic Frontier Foundation: Adult Website Lawsuit Threatens Google Image Search

    Wednesday, October 12

  • 2:14 PM
    Demos: New Survey Report Reveals Truth Behind Credit Card Debt Explosion in the United States

  • 12:24 PM
    Economic Policy Institute: Income and Poverty Affect College Completion

  • 12:24 PM
    Economic Policy Institute: Study Finds Worker Skills Gap is Unsubstantiated

  • 10:45 AM
    Human Rights Campaign: Matthew Shepard's Mom Speaks Out on Need for Hate Crimes Law on Anniversary of Son's Death

  • 9:45 AM
    Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy: Fair Trade Groups Ask Congress to Oppose Bush Trade Proposal

    Tuesday, October 11

  • 4:54 PM Poll: Americans Favor Bush's Impeachment If He Lied about Iraq

  • 2:13 PM
    Public Citizen: Chamber Should Be Held Accountable for Campaign Operations

  • 1:54 PM
    DATA (debt AIDS trade Africa): DATA Reaction to Inaccurate Meda Statements on U2 Shows as Political Fundraisers

  • 1:13 PM
    The Wilderness Society: Citizen Petition Drive Launched to Reinstate Forest Protections

  • 1:13 PM
    National Gay and Lesbian Task Force: Houston Gay and Lesbian Couples, Community Leaders, Talk Candidly About Same-Sex Marriage in Television Ad Campaign

  • 1:03 PM
    Campaign for America's Future: New Data: 26 Congressmen Brought Out by Delay

  • 12:57 PM
    Sierra Club: EPA Fuel Economy Data Shows Automakers Falling Behind

  • 11:16 AM
    Greenpeace: European Timber Trade Industry - Illegal Until the End of the Decade?

  • 11:12 AM
    Nation Institute: Former UN Weapons Inspector Scott Ritter to Speak at National Press Club, Oct. 12

  • 10:46 AM
    Greenpeace: Greenpeace Boards Ship Importing Rainforest Destruction to Italy

  • 10:09 AM
    Green Party Warns of Growing 'Iraqification' of New Orleans

    Monday, October 10

  • 5:09 PM
    Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy: U.S. Agriculture Proposal Falls Short at the WTO

  • 4:08 PM
    Nuclear Age Peace Foundation: 2005 Peace Award Honorees, Daniel Ellsberg and Douglas Roche,to Be Interviewed by Helen Thomas on Oct.29th

  • 4:08 PM
    Doctors Without Borders Sends Relief Teams and Cargo to Asian Earthquake Area

  • 2:07 PM
    Public Citizen: New Organic Seafood Rules a Win for Consumers

  • 2:07 PM
    CARE Assists Survivors as Disasters Strike El Salvador and Guatemala

  • 2:07 PM
    Human Rights Watch: Africa: Neglect of AIDS Orphans Fuels School Drop-Out

  • 2:07 PM
    Human Rights Watch: Serbia Fails to Curb Violence Against Minorities

  • 2:07 PM
    Amnesty International: World Day Against the Death Penalty

  • 1:30 PM
    Demos: Survey Findings on American Household Debt to be Released at 10/12/05 Press Conf in DC

  • 7:01 AM
    Greenpeace: Rainbow Warrior Kick-Starts Greenpeace Asian Energy Revolution Tour in Hong Kong

  • 4:46 AM
    Greenpeace: Genetically Engineered Organisms Out of Control in Romania

    Friday, October 7

  • 3:48 PM
    Earthjustice: Cash-Rich Oil Companies Seek to Profit At Expense of Public Health

  • 2:55 PM
    Friends of the Earth: House Narrowly Approves Special Interest Energy Bill

  • 2:55 PM
    Economic Policy Institute: Assessing Katrina's Impact on Jobs

  • 2:54 PM
    Public Citizen: GlaxoSmithKline Misled FDA, Doctors and Patients with Faulty Asthma Drug Study, Public Citizen Writes in Lancet Medical Journal

  • 2:54 PM
    Sierra Club Offers Unfiltered Stories from the Gulf Coast

  • 1:27 PM
    Brady Campaign: Virginia Gubernatorial Candidate Kilgore Panders to the Gun Lobby and its Reckless Disregard of Gun Trafficking

  • 11:56 AM
    Congressman John Conyers, Jr.: Conyers, Harman and Thompson Seek Specifics on Disruptive Terror Plots

  • 11:45 AM
    Peace Action: Nobel Peace Prize a Rebuke for Bush

  • 7:09 AM
    Greenpeace reaction to Nobel Peace Prize award to Mohamed ElBaradei

  • 6:31 AM
    Greenpeace: USA: Senate Motion Against Cruel and Degrading Treatment

    Thursday, October 6

  • 1:13 PM
    Sierra Club: Interior Department Releases Report Detailing Significant Economic Benefits of Wildlife Refuges

  • 1:13 PM
    Sierra Club: By the Numbers: America's Energy Supply and Demand

  • 1:10 PM
    Economic Policy Institute: Lessons from Los Angeles for Louisina, Alabama, and Mississippi - New EPI Report Urges High-Road Strategies for Rebuilding after Katrina

  • 1:10 PM
    Corporate Accountability International: Report: Tobacco Industry is Interfering with Landmark Public Health Treaty - US Remains Among Nations that Haven't Ratified

  • 1:10 PM
    Amnesty International: USA: Senate Motion Against Cruel and Degrading Treatment

  • 1:10 PM
    National Parks Conservation Association: National Parks Magazine Highlights Maine Woods

  • 11:54 AM
    Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting: O'Reilly's Political Smears - Fox Host Says Donahue and Michael Moore Think Bush "Orchestrated" 9/11

  • 11:54 AM
    Free Press: Iowans Testify Against Further Media Consolidation

  • 8:59 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility: EPA Becoming Arm of Corporate R & D - Bush Nominee to Head EPA Research Program Opposed

    Wednesday, October 5

  • 4:31 PM
    Environmental Working Group: Proposal to Extend Wasteful Farm Subsidy Programs Ignites Criticism Across Political Spectrum

  • 3:46 PM
    Environmental Working Group: Senator Chambliss' Agriculture Proposal Would Extend Wasteful Farm Subsidy Programs for 4 Years While Slashing Food Stamps, Conservation

  • 3:44 PM
    Human Rights Watch: Louisiana: Detainee Abuse Requires Federal Probe - Prisoners Evacuated After Hurricane Describe Beatings by Officers
  • 3:06 PM
    Sierra Club: Governor Bush Flip-Flops on Coastal Drilling

  • 12:42 PM
    American Civil Liberties Union Urges Supreme Court to Reject Attorney General's Meddling in End-of-Life Decisions

  • 12:42 PM
    National Parks Conservation Association: Public Says: Don't Sell or Commercialize Our National Parks

  • 11:48 AM
    Worldwatch Institute: Grain Yields Rise, But No Respite for the Hungry

  • 11:31 AM
    Public Citizen: New Animal Feed Rules Still Leave Consumers at Risk for Mad Cow Disease

  • 10:56 AM
    Free Press: Media Reform Groups Call for Prosecution of White House Propaganda Crimes

  • 10:47 AM
    Amnesty International: Greece: Human Rights Violated on the Margins of Society

  • 10:47 AM
    Center for Public Integrity: Harriet Miers Donated $5,000 to Bush Election Recount

  • 10:47 AM
    Campaign for America's Future: Republican Party Caught in the Middle of Tom Delay's Web of Corruption

  • 10:47 AM
    AFL-CIO President Sweeney Urges Northwest Flight Attendants to Join the Association of Flight Attendants, CWA

  • 9:36 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility: Chemical Industry Is Now EPA's Main Research Partner

  • 9:36 AM
    Electronic Frontier Foundation Defends Right to Read Public Web Pages Without Getting Sued

    Tuesday, October 4

  • 7:30 PM
    Earthjustice: Concerned Citizens Challenge Nuclear Irradiator at Honolulu Airport: Threats from Tsunamis, Hurricanes, Terrorism Not Evaluated

  • 11:31 AM
    Action Against Hunger: In Southern Sudan, Malnutrition Rates Indicate Risk of Famine

  • 11:09 AM
    Public Citizen: California and Kentucky Cities Should Fire Corporate Water Giant;
    Communities Will Be Better Served by Local Control of Water

  • 11:08 AM
    Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting: CBS's One-Sided DeLay Discussion: All-Republican panel discusses a "Republican problem"

  • 11:08 AM
    Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting: Bush Crony Justice?

  • 10:42 AM
    The National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee: Peace Group Calls for Open Refusal of Taxes for War

  • 10:40 AM
    Human Rights Watch: Azerbaijan: Police Violence Mars Election Campaign

  • 10:33 AM
    National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy: Waltons' and Wal-Mart's Charitable Giving Acts as Façade for Conservative Political Agenda & Personal Financial Gain

  • 8:36 AM
    Greenpeace Tackles Climate Change in Egypt

    Monday, October 3

  • 6:23 PM
    Friends of the Earth Urges Careful Scrutiny of Harriet Miers
    Statement of Brent Blackwelder, President

  • 6:23 PM
    United for a Fair Economy Economic Apartheid in America, A Primer on Economic Inequality & Insecurity

  • 5:22 PM
    American Civil Liberties Union: Justice Department Report Reveals FBI Wiretap Mistakes, ACLU Says Disclosure Shows Further Need for Patriot Act Reforms

  • 3:25 PM
    Environmental Working Group: Release Co-op Members' Names; USDA Tries to Shield Identity of Big Subsidy Recipients Who Got Nearly $1 Billion from Taxpayers

  • 2:48 PM
    National Abortion Rights Action League: Miers Nomination Raises Important Questions for Women

  • 2:33 PM
    Human Rights Watch: EU Imposes Sanctions on Uzbekistan Over Massacre
    At EU-Russia Summit, Leaders Must Revive Push for an International Inquiry

  • 2:18 PM
    Center for Constitutional Rights Condemns Return of Detainee Sami Al-Laithi U.S. Acted Despite Pending Motion Seeking to Halt His Transfer

  • 11:32 AM
    Human Rights Watch: Iraq: Insurgent Groups Responsible for War Crimes
    Report Challenges Justifications for Attacks on Civilians

  • 11:25 AM
    Human Rights Campaign: Senate Review of Harriet Miers Should Be Thorough and Complete

  • 10:26 AM
    National Abortion Rights Action League: Harriet Miers Must Demonstrate Support for Fundamental American Freedoms; Nominee Would Replace Sandra Day O'Connor, the Swing Vote Protecting Women's Reproductive Rights

  • 9:41 AM
    People for the American Way: Mier's Nomination Requires Close Scrutiny

  • 8:00 AM
    Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting: NPR's Dvorkin Responds on "Extremist" Label

  • 7:35 AM
    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility: EPA to Outsource its Staff

  • 7:26 AM
    Electronic Frontier Foundation Speaks Out on Digital TV Standards to British Lawmakers
    Comments to House of Commons Warn About Regulation

  • 7:07 AM
    Fair Trade Futures: 2005 Fair Trade Futures Conference Brings 700 to Chicago to Promote 'Living a Fair Trade Life'

  • 7:00 AM
    Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence: Educational Effort At Miami International Airport Begins Monday, October 3

    September 2005


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