In his inaugural address President Obama promised to make tackling climate change a priority for his second term. To solve this pressing problem, the country will need to hasten its transition to renewable forms of energy to reduce the carbon emissions that are released into the atmosphere from the burning of fossil fuels. One of the first actions the President can take is to reject the permit requested to build the Keystone Pipeline. This pipeline, if built, will carry the dirtiest fuel on earth, bitumen …
Did you know:
ONE IN THREE WOMEN ON THE PLANET WILL BE RAPED OR BEATEN IN HER LIFETIME.
ONE BILLION WOMEN VIOLATED IS AN ATROCITY
ONE BILLION WOMEN DANCING IS A REVOLUTION
On V-Day’s 15th Anniversary, 14 February 2013, we are inviting ONE BILLION women and those who love them to WALK OUT, DANCE, RISE UP, and DEMAND an end to this violence. ONE BILLION RISING will move the earth, activating women and men across every country. V-Day wants the world to see our collective strength, our numbers, our solidarity …
Two complicated charts highlight our broken immigration system. The first, understand.pdf, shows the real system in cartoon form, with times to completion. The second, roadmapgreencard.pdf, shows pathways to a green card. Many immigrants do not have proper papers because the system is broken, not for lack of trying, not because they lack legitimate reason for being here. See President Obama’s immigration reform plans here.
Here is a wonderful editorial from President Obama explaining his gun safety recommendations and our need as citizens to show our Congressional representatives that we are in support of them.