How AARP Can REALLY Help Seniors and Retirees

By: Tuesday April 10, 2012 3:30 pm

In response to AARP’s narrow questionnaire and possible leanings toward supporting benefit cuts, Firedoglake has teamed up with CREDO Action, National Organization for Women, Social Security Works and other organizations to launch our own version of the AARP’s “You’ve Earned a Say” survey, slightly modified to be more precise and more inclusive of all views on the future of Social Security and Medicare. Please take a moment to take the survey.


CREDO Calls Out Securitization Fraud Task Force: Investigators Not Even Deployed

By: Monday April 9, 2012 10:15 am

CREDO, the online progressive organizing group, alleges in a new email to supporters that the Justice Department has not delivered the promised (and paltry) number of 55 staff members to the RMBS working group, the task force co-chaired by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to investigate the mortgage securitization practices of the leading banks. No investigators means not investigations, and time is running out.

CREDO Calls Out DCCC for Funding Anti-Woman Candidates

By: Saturday October 15, 2011 11:15 am

CREDO, the progressive organization, has had enough. They noticed that the DCCC, the campaign arm for Democrats in the House, which solicited fundraising right after the vote on the Let Women Die Act saying that Democrats had to be elected to “protect the health of women,” listed three of the Democrats above as “Frontline” candidates, meaning they will be at the front of the line for that cash (the three are Matheson, Mark Critz and Mike McIntyre). So they have begun a campaign to get the DCCC to stop funding candidates who sell out women.

CREDO Backs Up Schneiderman in Foreclosure Fraud Fight

By: Friday August 26, 2011 1:00 pm

CREDO has become the first national progressive group, to my knowledge, to back New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman as he attempts to hold a full investigation into fraud in the securitization processes by the mortgage industry.

Prop. 15: Will California Vote to Curb the Political Power of Corporations?

By: Tuesday June 8, 2010 8:30 am

Today is Election Day in 11 states–don’t forget to vote! In California, voters can take a small step toward public financing of elections by supporting Prop 15.

Sign a Petition, Support Antiwar Blogger Derrick Crowe

By: Monday November 23, 2009 3:20 pm

For over a year now, a number of voices, liberal and conservative, have been arguing that the United States should not send more troops to Afghanistan. One of the most important voices in the antiwar movement is Derrick Crowe, an activist and blogger based in Austin, Texas.

Sheila Jackson Lee Will Oppose Health Care Bill with Triggers or Opt-Outs*

By: Monday November 16, 2009 7:15 pm

Activists from Firedoglake, CREDO, and Democracy for America have placed hundreds of calls to progressive Members of Congress to organize opposition to a final health care bill that has triggers to delay a public option, or that allows states to opt their citizens out of choosing the public health insurance option. Reps. Raul Grijalva and Michael Capuano both committed to opposing such a bill last week.
Can you call progressive Members of Congress and find out where they stand on triggers and opt-outs? Click here to get their numbers and report your calls.

Progressive Groups Target Companies over Their Chamber of Commerce Membership

By: Tuesday October 20, 2009 1:45 pm

  The divisions among the business community over climate change have burst into view this year, particularly with respect to the US Chamber of Commerce, which several high-profile companies have left because of their lobbying against a climate bill and their general denial of climate science. Now, several progressive groups are exploiting this rift by [...]

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