Germany Rejects #Fracking
Germany Rejects #Fracking
Blog title...Tell the FCC: Enforce the law. Revoke the broadcast licenses held by Rupert Murdoch's media empire.
FOX News' parent company, News Corporation, is embroiled in a phone hacking scandal that has shone a spotlight on the detestable practices its owner, Rupert Murdoch, promotes as journalism.
The ever-growing scandal has shut down one newspaper, led to multiple arrests and numerous resignations in the UK, and an FBI investigation into allegations that News Corp. staff may have sought to hack the voicemail of victims of 9/11 and their families in the US.
And now a committee in the UK parliament has issued a report blasting both Rupert Murdoch and his son James (also an executive at News Corp.) for their complicity in the scandal, concluding that Rupert Murdoch is "not a fit person to exercise stewardship of a major international company."
It's time for the FCC to take action. The law requires that the FCC consider the "character" of media owners when deciding whether to grant, deny or revoke a broadcast license.
I just signed a petition telling the FCC to enforce the law and revoke the broadcast licenses held by Rupert Murdoch's media empire.
I hope you do, too. You can find out more information and easily sign the petition at the link below.
Why wait till 2014? End the War in Afghanistan NOW
Another Occupy #MayDay Baltimore Photo
Occupy #Mayday - Baltimore
No "get out of jail free" card for Wall Street bankers.
If the financial crimes task force President Obama announced in his State of the Union speech doesn't hand down criminal indictments soon, we might never see Wall Street bankers held accountable for causing the worst economic collapse since the Great Depression.
So it is deeply worrying that Congressman Brad Miller, who has been a real advocate for Wall Street accountability, recently said he was told months ago by the office of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, one of the task force's five co-chairs, not to expect criminal indictments from the task force.
If we want to see criminal Wall Street bankers behind bars, we must insist that President Obama and the co-chairs of the financial fraud task force do not take criminal prosecutions off the table.
I just signed a petition to them about this, and I hope you do as well.
There's more information and an easy way to sign the petition at the link below.
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Release Yemeni journalist Abdulelah Haider Shaye
I wanted to draw your attention to this important petition that I recently signed:
"Release Yemeni journalist Abdulelah Haider Shaye"
I really think this is an important cause, and I'd like to encourage you to add your signature, too. It's free and takes just a few seconds of your time.
PS, US needs to arrange the release of this journalist very soon. ;-)
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