“Ten years after promising that human rights would be protected in Afghanistan, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has verified “systemic torture” by Afghan security forces trained and funded by the United States.” … Read more.
(The following resolution has been adopted by numerous state Democratic organizations, as shown at the bottom) Resolution Endorse and Support the Passage of Initiative Measure No. 502 To Legalize, Tax, and Regulate Marijuana for Adults 21 and Over WHEREAS thousands of Washington adults are arrested, prosecuted, and convicted for simple marijuana possession each year, wasting […]
Over the past 30 years, our political leaders have pursued increasingly immoral, unconstitutional, and destructive policies: fraudulent wars, torture, rampant corruption and mismanagement, reckless deregulation, tax cuts for the rich, erosion of civil liberties, bailouts of culpable billionaire corporations, outsourcing of jobs and profits, dismantling of public journalism, fixed elections, corporate personhood, and prosecution of […]
Celebrate Women’s Rights Day 2013 Farmworker Women Battle for Workers’ Rights and Dignity Speakers Angelica Villa farmworker leader from Lynden, activist with Community to Community, and advocate for women fieldworkers battling sexual harassment Sandy Restrepo immigrant rights activist and attorney with the community-based Colectiva Legal del Pueblo; proud daughter of immigrant parents. Marcelina […]