The latest program at Uprising features segments on the Nepalese king’s concessions to resistors, race and immigration, and the continuing Darfur Diaries. Have I raved enough yet about all that Uprising offers? I consider it my daily dose of joy and enlightenment.
Why is no one talking about the Violence Against Women Act? The bill was unanimously reauthorized by Congress last year, requesting $1 billion to support the hotlines, shelters, and other critical services for victims of sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking; it’s effectively a national response to violence against women, first passed in […]
From The Detroit Free Press: Outraged by an antigay Kansas church group that disrupts the funerals of slain servicemen with such slogans as "Thank God for Dead Soldiers," the state House voted Tuesday to make protests within 500 feet of a funeral a felony. The legislation is aimed at the Rev. Fred Phelps and members […]
You thought the immigration rallies across the country were due to fizzle out by now? Not so. Today’s dubbed National Day of Action for Immigrant Justice by organizers, rendering everything pre-April 10 mere preface. And the "preface" is no joke. Yesterday, hundreds of thousands rallied in Houston alone. Michigan, Minnesota, Iowa, New Mexico, and California […]
They’re still strong and spirited. See what’s up at april10.org and also here. Thanks to Daily Kos for the links.