There’s still time to trigger the reaction that would make the 2012 heat wave a landmark event, but the impetus will have to come from citizens rather than mainstream politicians.
Momentum is growing on the local level but federal legislation has stalled in the face of the anti-regulation crowd's well-funded opposition.
Join the call demanding an immediate inquiry into the Air Force’s shocking sex abuse scandal.
With some 80,000 prisoners in solitary, the United States leads the world in isolating its citizens as well as incarcerating them.
Behind closed doors corporate America is implementing a stealth strategy to consolidate its rule.
Public Citizens' Democracy Is For People project aims to arm a citizens army with the tools it needs to limit the corrosive impact of money in politics.
Take this pledge to demand increased transparency and accountability from the NYPD, and an end to discriminatory and abusive law enforcement.
Join your name to the call for the UC Davis administration to immediately withdraw all criminal charges against a group of activists trying to highlight the role of banks in increasing student debt.
Liberals raised a ruckus about President Bush’s human rights abuses. Silence now is not an option.
More than 10,000 complaints have been filed about abuses by the police and military since the coup, none of which have been addressed.