Some powerful forces are eager for talks with Iran to collapse -- so the U.S. military will attack Iran.
Congress now faces a stark choice on the NSA and civil liberties.
Please take action now to let your senators and representative in Congress know that you want them to oppose the Feinstein bill -- and support the Leahy-Sensenbrenner bill while pushing to make it stronger.
The U.S. State Department revoked the passport of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, whose "crime" was to educate Americans and the world about the dangerous growth of the U.S. surveillance state.
Former U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk has said that if the contents of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) were known, it could not be passed because it would be so unpopular.
The budget debate in Washington, D.C., is going nowhere good.
Meticulous researchers have documented that U.S. drones are killing many innocent civilians in Pakistan, Yemen and elsewhere. Drones are making the world less stable and creating new enemies. We're going to ban weaponized drones from the world.
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