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18 september 2020

09:44
At Florida Citizens Alliance's "Protecting Our Children" Summit, in an unprecedented move, SafeEd K12 Task Force Chair, and former State Representative Bev Kilmer, is exposing the illegal nature of sexuality education. Also, of considerable concern...

09:25
THE COALESCENCE WEBSITE has issued a challenge to college students, urging them to become activists in helping shape the future they will inherit. Just as students find themselves undergoing a transition from academia and into the real world,...

08:44
On Saturday September 19, 2020, at noon, Republican Nominee for Mayor Pastor Shannon Wright will outline with specificity and particularity her plans to lead Baltimore City. She will detail her plans for: Crime Education Economic Development "The...

08:05
Wholesome Meats, a Texas-based regenerative agriculture brand offering nutritious premium ground beef, is taking on the fake meat industry. Launching on National Cheeseburger Day, Friday, Sept. 18, the premium beef company is partnering with several...

06:09
Today, the Latino Corporate Directors Association (LCDA) announced "Latino Voices for Boardroom Equity," in partnership with leading business and civic leaders, including League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), UnidosUS, the Mexican...

06:00
Today at 11:00 a.m. Interligne will unveil its all-new awareness campaign targeting sexual orientation- and gender diversity-related bullying. This campaign is made up of 3 videos and was produced as part of the second edition of the Take ACTION...


17 september 2020

18:42
Today, Teamsters Local 502/Commonwealth Association of School Administrators (CASA) leaders and members took part in a virtual action meeting for the School District of Philadelphia Board of Education to call for a public vote of "no confidence" in...

17:56
United Steelworkers (USW) District 11 Director Emil Ramirez issued the following statement today in advance of Donald Trump and Joe Biden's respective campaign stops in Minnesota. For more on Trump's broken promises to workers in Minnesota and across...

17:05
Keeping our young people healthy and active amid coronavirus related closures is essential, and while organizations continue to scramble and pivot, the American Diabetes Association® (ADA) has transformed Project Power virtually. Project Power is a...

16:51
This week, CatholicVote, a national faith-based advocacy organization, announced it is launching a $9.7 million campaign targeting Catholic voters in key swing states to expose Joe Biden's anti-Catholic record and policy agenda. The organization also...

16:00
TransPerfect, the world's largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business, today announced a significant legislative victory for freelance language professionals as a result of a broad advocacy and lobbying effort to protect...

15:11
Ambassador Nathan Sales, the U.S. State Department's Coordinator for Counterterrorism, announced today on an American Jewish Committee (AJC) Advocacy Anywhere program that Hezbollah weapons caches, including significant stores of ammonium nitrate,...

14:57
In a highly offensive move, John Deere has set up its own coalition to represent black farmers, in an apparent effort to sidestep the boycott the National Black Farmers Association (NBFA) launched this week, association president John Boyd declared,...

14:40
The National Federation of the Blind, America's civil rights organization of the blind, issued the below statement regarding a report from the United States Commission on Civil Rights entitled Subminimum Wages: Impacts on the Civil Rights of People...

14:40
As California courts and voters confront the injustice of the state's 45-year-old limits on the rights of medical negligence victims, Consumer Watchdog celebrates World Patient Safety Day on Sept. 17th with the launch of a new website featuring...

13:12
Municipal policies and historical economic and racial disparities contribute to a lack of housing affordability in Florida cities, a report commissioned by the Florida Apartment Association (FAA) has found. The need for access to stable, affordable...

12:22
The Ontario Medical Association (OMA) is deeply concerned about the long lineups at COVID-19 Assessment Centres in many regions of the province. ...

11:12
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters today released an informational video highlighting the hundreds of millions of dollars Republic Services has spent on stock buybacks that fund Republic's top executives, all while failing to provide the...

10:30
The U.S. stock market is supposed to operate on a free-market system, an open one uninfluenced by outside forces. It would seem almost delusional that a U.S. president could have any way to influence the stock market directly and could use it to his...

10:00
Head Lice has not been eradicated during covid-19 lockdown despite physical distancing and children being out of school. "We expected to have a slow start when we began to re-open our lice removal services to the public," said Dawn Mucci, President...

09:58
Unifor, Ontario's largest school bus driver union, maintains that the crisis in the school bus system continues due to inaction by the provincial government. "I hear Education Minister Stephen Lecce saying that his government is doing everything...

09:54
Presenting Lukus Estok and Ryan Koerber, two COVID-19 survivors who were eager to donate their antibody-rich blood to help others fight the disease?but were ultimately turned away from the blood donation center because they are gay....

09:10
Food and Consumer Products of Canada (FCPC) and Consumer Health Products Canada (CHPC) have joined forces to create Food, Health & Consumer Products of Canada (FHCP).  The new association brings together 119 manufacturing members, making FHCP the...

08:37
The California Prince Hall Masonic Family Social Justice Committee will host a peaceful Black Lives Matter Vigil for the community on Saturday September 19, 2020 in Los Angeles.  The vigil will take place across the street from the Prince Hall...

08:00
The American Nurses Association (ANA) and actress Rita Wilson are urging Americans to get their flu vaccination this season, especially the approximately 200 million Americans at most risk for flu complications....

08:00
New research published by leading international business and corporate governance scholar Daniel Malan identifies inherent conflicts of interest with many of the countries leading the development of global tobacco control policy. The "Contradictions...

07:00
Canada is a global cheapskate when it comes to supporting the world's most threatened and biologically rich tropical ecosystems. A report published today by the International Conservation Fund of Canada (ICFC) found that Canada, while increasing...

03:00
This Friday, 18 September, mayors from various European countries will launch the Europe-wide initiative "European Capital of Democracy" in Vienna - at the invitation of Mayor Michael Ludwig and the Innovation in Politics Institute and under the...


16 september 2020

20:01
Today, one day before a Federal district court in San Francisco is going to hold a hearing on Executive Order on Addressing the Threat Posed by WeChat, 122 Chinese American organizations from over 35 states have endorsed UCA's Open Letter to the...

15:25
The new Medicare Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule announced by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for calendar year 2021 (CY2021) threatens patients' access to surgical care by cutting Medicare payments to surgeons....

15:21
Brain Mapping Foundation (BMF) and Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics (SBMT) have been on the forefront of combatting COVID-19 with their enormous network of scientists, physicians, and engineers worldwide.  BMF and SBMT formed a COVID-19...

14:36
Dialysis Patient Citizens (DPC) today applauded introduction of the BETTER Kidney Care Act (H.R. 8254/S. 4574) by Senators Todd Young (R-IN) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) along with Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-OR-3) and Jason Smith (R-MO-8). This...

13:30
Ontario's independent convenience store operators have a clear message for Finance Minister Rod Phillips and Premier Doug Ford, with respect to the upcoming fall budget - invest more in enforcement against unregulated tobacco and stop losing millions...

13:04
As our nation continues to struggle with the enormous impact of a global pandemic and an outcry for racial equity and social justice, Americans are more reliant than ever on journalists to gather, sort and report the news with accuracy and fairness. ...

11:51
Hundreds of workers in the offshore oil and gas industry rallied at the Newfoundland and Labrador legislature today to demand protection from the turbulence in the industry caused by falling global oil prices and the COVID-19 economic slump....

10:00
The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), the nation's foremost business advocate for an environmentally safe and equitable economy announced today a strategic alliance with Social Venture Circle (SVC), the country's foremost social impact...

08:48
Dr. LaVern McCants, an education expert and author of numerous books on educational issues, says that "the lives of students, educators and school support staff should outweigh other factors." In a recent statement, McCants expressed that "schools...

08:48
Grassroots political organization American Police Officers Alliance announced their sponsorship of an upcoming event to support police officers and other first responders that is scheduled to take place on September 17th, 2020 in Hales Corners,...

08:35
Esqyr, SBC, the only public benefit company focused on online test preparation, is urging state bar exam authorities to cancel all future in-person bar exams until the Covid-19 pandemic is over. "Law students shouldn't be forced to choose between...

08:00
In a landmark appeal that could change U.S. drug policy forever, Ansell Grimm & Aaron has filed an amicus brief before the U.S. Supreme Court demanding that the federal statute that criminalizes marijuana, the Controlled Substances Act, be declared...

08:00
With millions of young people across Canada returning to virtual or in-person classrooms this month, it's clear that this is a back-to-school season unlike any other.  ...

08:00
Western Forest Products Inc. ("Western" or the "Company") announced today that the British Columbia provincial government (the "Government") has provided additional information on the implementation of amendments to the Manufactured Forest Products...

07:50
Political grassroots organization National Police Support Fund has just launched a video ad campaign focused on the latest political movement against police officers: qualified immunity. This video is part of a larger nationwide initiative to raise...

07:00
Dear Prime Minister, COVID-19 has highlighted how vital Canada's manufacturing sector is to our social and economic well-being.  While our manufacturers have risen to the challenge and responded to the urgent call for critical goods to protect and...

07:00
Finseca, a transformative trade organization, launched today as the voice of the financial security profession. Finseca's sole focus is to serve the leaders and financial security professionals working to protect the dreams and promote the prosperity...

00:01
Gideon Taylor, President of the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference), today announced the release of the U.S. Millennial Holocaust Knowledge and Awareness Survey, the first-ever 50-state survey on Holocaust...


15 september 2020

19:04
Today the Yes on Prop 24 campaign announced a critically important endorsement from the Los Angeles Times editorial board, which wrote:  "the measure would set a solid foundation for online privacy rights in California, while leaving the door open...

17:57
American Jewish Committee (AJC), the leading global Jewish advocacy organization, saluted today's signing at the White House of the Abraham Accords, formalizing the normalization of relations between the United Arab Emirates and Israel, and between...

17:52
What was once a beautiful forest in the Pacific Northwest is now smoke already reaching as far as New York. Some towns in Oregon have been completely destroyed. And fiery political darts are being hurled, notes Doctors for Disaster Preparedness...

17:29
The Aluminium Association of Canada applauds today's agreement to remove recently reimplemented Section 232 tariffs on imports of unwrought, or P1020, aluminium from Canada into the United States....