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Why America- Where Only The Rich Get Richer- Is Not A Democracy

Icon July 19, 2012 - 17:00 Click here to watch a video on why America is no longer a Democracy and what we have become. Bill Moyer explains, "[The] marriage of money and politics has produced gross inequality at the top and low social mobility at the bottom."  After you watch, call 888-744-9958 to tell your elected officials why we need to end tax breaks for the wealthiest 2%! 

National Tax Fairness Call-in Week

Icon July 17, 2012 - 14:26   Join us and thousands of other concerned Americans for our National Call Congress Week to make sure that the Bush tax cuts for the richest 2% end.

Marroni: When Life Gives You Lemons...

Icon July 16, 2012 - 15:19 by Ed Marroni When life gives you lemons...REUSE them! You probably do not often include LEMONS on your grocery list. Perhaps you will now, after learning what tasks can be done with the peels to avoid the use of commercial products that have chemicals. LEMON PEELS can:

Expert: Health Insurance Mandate Needed -- Only 1-Percent will Pay Penalty

Icon July 12, 2012 - 19:15 Ray Scher, Virginia Organizing Board member, served as our spokesperson for a story on health care implementation. The story is below: July 12, 2012 http://www.publicnewsservice.org/index.php?/content/article/27392-1

Seriously?

Icon July 11, 2012 - 21:24 This week, leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives, including Rep. Eric Cantor, again brought forth legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act and today, 244 U.S. Representatives voted for the repeal. This is the 31st time that such a vote has taken place, but they have yet to vote on a jobs bill. Regardless of the vote, President Obama has already said he will veto a repeal, making this a huge waste of time.

Danville Students Involved in Making Change!

Icon July 10, 2012 - 19:55 Last month, the Danville Chapter worked with a group of students to engage in the community dialogue regarding issues that are important to them. Students wrote letters to the editor and several were published (see below)! Congratulations Danville students and keep up the good work! Support Public Education By: Ajah Watkins