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Global Voices Reject Genetically Modified Seed Giant in March Against Monsanto
(Photo: Nature's Path Foods via Twitter)People are hitting the streets in hundreds of cities on Saturday in a global March Against Monsanto to reject the genetically modified seed giant. The march, ecofeminist Dr. Vandana Shiva has said, "is inspired by the love for freedom and democracy,...
Judge finds Arizona sheriff guilty of racist Latino profiling
A federal judge has ruled that the office of America’s self-proclaimed toughest sheriff systematically singled out Latinos in its trademark immigration patrols, marking the first finding by a court that the agency racially profiles people. The decision by U.S. District Judge Murray Snow in...
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In April, the Obama administration unveiled its 2014 budget proposal, which included $145.8 billion for agriculture, $520 million for the International Trade Administration, and a bunch of other stuff. It also included a $105-million initiative to lasso an asteroid, tow it toward Earth, place...
Marching toward reform in Arizona (and beyond)
The March for Innovation that kicked off today signals the ramping up of efforts to pass comprehensive immigration reform. For OFA volunteers, it's an opportunity to take the actions they've been coordinating for months and amplify them online. In Arizona—a state that will be deeply...
Pillich to take on Mandel for Ohio treasurer
State Rep. Connie Pillich, a Democrat from Montgomery, announced this morning she will take on Republican incumbent Josh Mandel for the Ohio treasurer's office in 2014.Pillich, who represents the 28th Ohio House District in northern Hamilton County, won re-election last year after Republicans in...
ALEC boosts Ohio’s ranking on its anti-government/anti-tax policy wish list
This week, the conservative-leaning American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) released its 6th annual Rich States, Poor States: ALEC-Laffer State Economic Competitive Index. According to the report, Ohio’s “competitiveness” ranking went up last year from 37th to 26th....
Odds don’t favor Husted on voter fraud claims
“If we didn’t have a guy like Secretary of State Husted around, we would probably have to invent him.” That’s that we wrote about John Husted back in December. What was true then remains true now. “Voter fraud does exist, but it’s not an epidemic,” Husted recently said in response...