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I thought that SOPA and PIPA were bad pieces of legislation, but then I learned about The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA).
by nerve
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Jan 21, 2012 at 10:19 AM PST with 8 Recommends
AZ legislators have introduced a bill in Congress to stop the Tohono O'odham Nation from building a casino near Glendale. If this bill passes it would undo a treaty with the tribe that they traded ...
by notdarkyet
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Nov 22, 2011 at 11:49 AM PST with 25 Recommends
by Nulwee
Comment Count 34 comments on Wed Nov 09, 2011 at 09:40 AM PST with 54 Recommends
The ambition of Osama Bin Laden to transform America has ended with his death. But we live that transformation every day.
by jorogo
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon May 02, 2011 at 06:36 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
According to the Boston Globe, In one of the biggest victories of Senator John F. Kerry’s legislative career, the US Senate today voted to approve an arms control agreement with ...
by Albanius
Comment Count 36 comments on Wed Dec 22, 2010 at 12:21 PM PST with 10 Recommends
As the hearings on the New START Treaty continue in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, support for the treaty has come from many sources, including the United States military. Gen. Kevin Chilton,
by Global Solutions
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Jul 13, 2010 at 11:05 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Mitt Romney, former Massachusetts governor and failed presidential contender, now sets his sights on the 2012 election. He has decided the best way to secure the nomination is to ramp up ...
by Global Solutions
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Jul 08, 2010 at 11:13 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
The bumper sticker on my wife’s car reads, “Well-behaved women seldom make history!” I believe proponents of CEDAW , the ...
by Global Solutions
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Jul 06, 2010 at 02:13 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee continues to push forward with hearings on the New START Treaty, despite vocal opposition from stubborn opponents relentlessly repeating the same misguided ...
by Global Solutions
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Jun 28, 2010 at 01:53 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
The enemy of the moment always represented absolute evil, and it followed that any past or future agreement with him was impossible.”
by the poliskeptic
Comment Count 194 comments on Mon Apr 19, 2010 at 04:36 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
The peace movement in the early 80’s developed a powerful metaphor. They described the arms race and nuclear standoff between the U.S. and Soviet Union as two cantankerous old men waist deep ...
by Leftcenterlibertarian
Comment Count 23 comments on Mon Mar 29, 2010 at 06:59 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
The US Trade Representative is asking for comments on US foreign trade policy. This means the American public may comment on The Anti Counterfeiting Trade Agreement or ACTA. This is the secret ...
by Friendlystranger
Comment Count 22 comments on Tue Feb 09, 2010 at 01:44 PM PST with 18 Recommends
Many people don't know about the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) because it is being negotiated in secret. This secrecy apparently stems from pressure from the US Trade Representative ...
by Friendlystranger
Comment Count 35 comments on Fri Jan 29, 2010 at 11:09 AM PST with 14 Recommends
The latest round of negotiations on the Anti Counterfeiting Trade Agreement started last week in Mexico . There was a ...
by Friendlystranger
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Jan 24, 2010 at 07:20 PM PST with 20 Recommends
by Friendlystranger
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Jan 16, 2010 at 07:49 AM PST with 0 Recommends
Our goal is to revolutionize thought, communication and activism related to race and equality. Race-Talk has recruited more than 30 extraordinary authors, advocates, social justice leaders, ...
by RaceTalk
Comment Count 22 comments on Tue Dec 29, 2009 at 09:47 AM PST with 17 Recommends
The Guardian reports that a leaked text of the agreement to be signed next week has the ...
by sabo53
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Dec 08, 2009 at 09:18 PM PST with 3 Recommends
There are only 2 nations in the world that have not yet ratified the International (UN) Convention for the Rights of the Child (CRC), and one of them is US - the United States of America! Yes, it ...
by enthusiast
Comment Count 25 comments on Fri Nov 20, 2009 at 12:33 AM PST with 17 Recommends
There are some people, perhaps many, who think that, if it's not against the law, then whatever they want to do is legal. Certainly, George W. Bush and Richard Bruce Cheney tried to make that ...
by hannah
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Sep 24, 2009 at 04:44 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
In November 2008, then President George W. Bush and then Puppet Nouri al-Maliki negotiated an unprecedented, unconstitutional treaty to "legalize" three more years of war in a manner not unlike the "...
by David Swanson
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Jul 29, 2009 at 10:19 AM PDT with 5 Recommends