Sunday, June 23, 2024

Iceland Sentences 26 Corrupt Bankers to 74 Years in Prison

Iceland just sentenced their 26th banker to prison for his part in the 2008 economic collapse. The charges ranged from breach of fiduciary duties to market manipulation to embezzlement.

Stop tax breaks for the rich: create a new tax system that doesn’t favor...

It is time for us to speak out and do something about the tax breaks for the wealthy.

Support stronger air pollution standards

Tighter standards for air pollution could save lives.

End the U.S. policy of perpetual war

Please join us in telling President Obama to stop the war on terror.

Get the fossil fuels out of climate policymaking

Take action today and sign the petition to create a "precedent-setting treaty mechanism" to get a behemoth industry out of the way. Help us save the planet!

Overturn Citizens United

Sign the petition to tell Congress to create a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United.

Save the Renewable Fuel Standard

Help us tell the EPA to keep the Renewable Fuel Standard and keep the United States moving away from dependence on foreign oil.

Animal Rights Activists Lament India’s Lifting Ban on Bullfighting

The bulls are kept in small enclosures and often given alcohol before they are released and tackled by groups of men.

Tilikum, SeaWorld’s Notorious Killer Whale, Is Near Death

The 35-year-old orca, taken from his mother at the age of two, killed three people during his years of captivity, galvanizing animal activists against the company.

Poachers Killed More Than 1,000 Rhinos for the Third Year in a Row

South African officials report that fewer of the animals were poached in 2015, but deaths rose in neighboring Namibia and Zimbabwe.