April 07, 2005

Action Alerts and Regional Events

Thanks to the Virginia Grassroots Coalition

VGC Action Alerts:

Intern with the Rockridge Institute - http://www.rockridgeinstitute.org/aboutus/internships/2005/announcement

Oppose CAFTA, A Flawed Trade Pact. Urge your senators and representatives to oppose the Central American Free Trade Agreement http://www.capwiz.com/thenation/mail/oneclick_compose/?alertid=6825116

A Whole BUNCH of Action Alerts on PDAmerica. http://capwiz.com/pdamerica/home/

Check out the American Progress daily email. It WILL make you angry. http://www.americanprogressaction.org/

No Draft. http://www.nodraftnoway.org

Regional Events:

Saturday, April 9, The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Honors DNC Chairman Howard Dean.
At the 16th Annual Leadership Awards. VIP Reception at 6:30 pm / General Reception at 7 pm /Program at 8 pm, Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Street NW. Sign up and become a sponsor today to be listed on the invitation for this not-to-be-missed event. Go to
www.thetaskforce.org/awards or contact Task Force National Events Manager Clayton Yeung at (202) 393-5177 ext.8742 OR cyeung@theTaskForce.org.

Tuesday, April 19th, Civic Dialogue Project: National Dialogue on Social Security. Find one near you! http://www.wellstone.org/network/issue_page.aspx?catID=1770

April 30th-May 1st - DFA Training in Charlottesville - www.democracyforvirginia.com or Jeanbee6@netscape.net

June 1st - 3rd - Take Back America 2005, A Progressive Conference in Washington, DC - www.ourfuture.org

Weekly Reader and Fun Stuff

Democracy Arsenal. http://www.democracyarsenal.org/

Energy Insanity. www.alternet.org/columnists/story/21622

Dark and Weird. http://www.ctheory.net/text_file.asp?pick=449

Illiberal Conservative Media. http://media.eriposte.com/

Who Wins? http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A3796-2005Mar26.html

Mission Not Accomplished. http://www.missionnotaccomplished.us/

Hypocrisy is NOT pretty. http://www.sptimes.com/2005/03/22/Opinion/Political_opportunism.shtml

On Corporate Social Responsibility. http://hbswk.hbs.edu/specialReport.jhtml?id=4715&t=special_reports

Campus Progress. http://www.campusprogress.org/

The Attack on Unions. http://www.inthesetimes.com/site/main/article/2008/

Minimum Wage. http://www.prospect.org/web/page.ww?section=root&name=ViewWeb&articleId=9310

No Mandate. http://www.nomandate.org/

Debt Slavery. http://www.debtslavery.org/

DeLay in Trouble AGAIN. http://tinyurl.com/48e2j

A living will that works. http://www.sptimes.com/2005/03/27/Columns/Living_will_is_the_be.shtml

Wussies. http://www.inthesetimes.com/site/main/cartoons/wussies/

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