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Support Domestic Workers
Despite toiling in some of the fastest growing occupations in the country, domestic workers suffer from low pay, poor working conditions and little opportunity for recourse.
Take a minute to write to your state representatives and tell them to fight for a Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights, a historic law guaranteeing domestic workers wage protections, overtime pay, paid time-off and minimal protection from abuse and harassment.
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act gives the executive branch of the US government the power to cut off federal funds from any agency that employs federal funding in a racist or discriminatory manner.
Both the National Domestic Workers Alliance and the Domestic Workers United are campaigning for legislation protecting domestic workers in each state nationwide.
The isolation of solitary confinement causes anguish, provokes serious mental and physical health problems, and works against rehabilitation for teenagers.
The original congressional intent of the 501(c)(4) category was to give a tax exemption to groups involved exclusively in social welfare activities. The IRS has since expanded the category to include considerable political activity. In my opinion we…Continue
I'd like to begin creating a blog roll here that includes political blogs with a progressive bent. Doesn't have to be the big guys we all know. Maybe there are some hidden gems out there? Ones with a local focus? Nominate your favorites here! …Continue
First, I don't apologize for calling them Teabaggers. The Dick Armey said that his group should go to, and teabag the WH.Now, I belong to a tax exempt organization and the first couple of years we were under the srutiny of the IRS to make sure we…Continue