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WHO'S IN OFFICE NOW:  The 2013 League of Women Voters Citizen's Guide.

NEW PAGE ON GOOD GOVERNANCE

NEW SECTION ON FRACKING IN THE PITTSBURGH REGION!!!

ASTROTURF GROUP WATCH

BOOSTING YOUR ECONOMIC INFLUENCE

STATE OFFICIALS, CITY OFFICIALS, COMMUNITY INFORMATION, AND CONTACTS

IDEAS AND LINKS ABOUT PITTSBURGH'S FUTURE

CEO Bikepool Challenge - a great idea!

VOTER SUPPRESSION ACT OF 2011 - Constitutional issues, some background, and basic talking points to respond with to Voter ID proponents or the undecided.

ASSAULT ON THE MIDDLE CLASS

What you can do: Vote, find good progressive candidates, look after our leaders once they're in office.  Here's a little bit on how: http://changetowin.org/

 

 

Wisconsin historian Bill Cronon gets to the bottom of the sources of the recent events in Madison.

ALEC: Your source for reactionary legislation:  DIY, "model bills" for reversing American progress.

Look-up for reactionary groups: Right Wing Watch, Source Watch

ENERGY PROFITS AT ANY COST OR SUSTAINABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT?

In light of the controversy over and undetermined safety issues with deep well hydraulic fracturing  the City of Pittsburgh has banned natural gas drilling and extraction in the City and asserted residents' rights over those of interested corporations..

 

Josh Fox, creator of Gasland, at TED/Vancouver:

Industry criticism of Gasland and the Fox response

 

BALANCING THE RIGHTS OF PEOPLE AND CORPORATIONS (Those people)

A CRUCIAL issue that concerns the future of Democracy in America: