It’s about time.
It’s about time.
More than two dozen MoveOn members from the Pittsburgh area recently met up to discuss issues that matter most to them.
Here’s what you need to know about fracking — and why it’s not such a good idea to blast the earth with a toxic chemical soup.
When the Board of Education in Union, New Jersey, threatened to end the township’s highly successful Fall Academy program for local students, area resident Jeff Monge started a MoveOn Petition asking them to reinstate the Fall Academy.
Eight kids and teens die from gunshot wounds every day, and gun-related deaths have been increasing in the U.S. since 2000. It’s time to make this stop.
The New York Times‘ tendency to report on budget numbers without contextualizing them was a problem—especially in light of the recent federal budget crisis. That’s why MoveOn member (and former staffer) Daniel Mintz and Robert Naiman of Just Foreign Policy started MoveOn Petitions to Times Public Editor Margaret Sullivan, asking her to institute a policy of always reporting budget numbers with percentages or comparisons.
A new set of post-shutdown polls, commissioned by MoveOn.org Political Action, show Democrats not only have an opportunity to take back the House of Representatives next year, but could win a sizable majority if voter anger over the shutdown carries into 2014.
In the midst of budget cuts to education in Philadelphia, schools were forced to lay off or cut hours for staff like teachers and school nurses. In October 2013, a student at one Philadelphia school suffered from an asthma attack that led to her death. If there had been a school nurse on campus that day, she might still be alive. This tragedy motivated Philadelphia parent Jesse Bacon to start a MoveOn Petition to Governor Tom Corbett, asking him to stop withholding $45 million of funding from Philadelphia schools.
Big news: Yesterday a deal finally emerged that would end the government shutdown and stop the U.S. from hitting the debt ceiling. This is a victory that MoveOn members helped create.