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Tax Day, Buffett Rule rallies across the country

Tax Day, Buffett Rule rallies across the country

clee April 17, 2012 0

Today is Tax Day and USAction affiliates are rallying Americans across the country today to call on the 1% and greedy corporations to pay their fair share!  USAction affiliates and partners also delivered thousands

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Senate GOP blocks debate on Buffett Rule

Senate GOP blocks debate on Buffett Rule

clee April 17, 2012 0

In a 51 to 45 vote last night, a majority of the Senate supported the procedural vote to allow debate on the Buffett Rule but failed to reach the 60 votes required due to GOP

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Buffett Rule vote on Monday! Tell your Senators to make the ultra-rich pay their fair share.

Buffett Rule vote on Monday! Tell your Senators to make the ultra-rich pay their fair share.

clee April 13, 2012 7

On Monday, the Senate will take a vote on the Buffett Rule, a bill to make millionaires and billionaires pay their fair share. Right-wing zealots — who are opposed to raising taxes on anyone

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Op-Ed: Blank check for the military will send America the way of the Soviet Union

Op-Ed: Blank check for the military will send America the way of the Soviet Union

clee April 10, 2012 1

This op-ed originally appeared in the Baltimore Sun on April 9, 2012 and is cross-posted at the Huffington Post. When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, many strategists suggested that the Cold War arms race

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Calling for backup for our top cop

Calling for backup for our top cop

Ross Wallen March 30, 2012 3

It’s been four long years since the Wall Street banks, through gross negligence and greed, caused the greatest economic crisis since the Great Depression, resulting in millions losing their homes, jobs and livelihoods. And

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TOMORROW: Noon Rally for Trayvon Martin In DC

TOMORROW: Noon Rally for Trayvon Martin In DC

clee March 28, 2012 4

Tomorrow, we’re joining with a diverse coalition of advocacy organizations, activists, and national leaders to protest the American Legislative Exchange Council’s (ALEC) paid promotion of deadly “Kill at Will” legislation written by the National

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Join the 99% Spring! Trainings nationwide April 9-15

Join the 99% Spring! Trainings nationwide April 9-15

clee March 28, 2012 0

Groups from every corner of our movement — inspired by the everyday heroes of Occupy Wall Street and Madison, Wisconsin — are planning a massive campaign of bold nonviolent direct actions to make the

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ACTION: Budget for All vs. Budget for the 1%

ACTION: Budget for All vs. Budget for the 1%

clee March 23, 2012 2

Rep. Paul Ryan’s budget is simply put, an all out attack on the 99%. Not only would it end Medicare as we know it, but it would eliminate the Affordable Care Act, drastically reduce

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Defend the Affordable Care Act

Defend the Affordable Care Act

clee March 23, 2012 3

“When I hear Republicans say that we cannot afford health care reform, I wonder who they are talking about because I cannot live without these reforms.” Those are the words of Irene Grand of

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Infographic: The Health Care Law at Two

Infographic: The Health Care Law at Two

clee March 23, 2012 0

Two years ago today, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law. Millions of Americans are benefiting and tens of millions more will benefit in the years ahead. Check out the great ThinkProgress infographic below and help

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