Magazine article Mother Jones

Re: Action

Magazine article Mother Jones

Re: Action

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The Fundamental John Ashcroft page 38

To review Attorney General John Ashcroft's speeches and testimony, as well as a detailed account of the government's response to terrorism, visit the Department of Justice Web site at www or write 950 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20530 (202-514-2007).

Several organizations have set up Web sites to review Ashcroft's decisions and provide analysis, including People for the American way (www/.pfaw .org/issues/democracy/), Issues 2001 (www, and the Brookings Institution ( The Safe and Free Project of the American Civil Liberties Union details Justice Department policy changes at; contact the ACLU at (212) 549-2500 or 125 Broad Street, 18th Floor, New York, NY 10004.

The Clean Room's Dirty Secret page 44

The Silicon valley Toxics Coalition is a nonprofit group working to improve environmental health and safety practices in the electronics industry through research, organizing, and advocacy. Contact the group at (408) 287-6707,, or 760 N. First Street, San Jose, CA 95112.

Fostering Hope page 50

Generations of Hope is a nonprofit child welfare agency established to provide stable homes and communities for foster children. Learn more by contacting Carolyn Casteel at (217) 893-4673 or writing the organization at 1530 Fairway Drive, Rantoul, IL 61866. For more information about Hope Meadows, visit

Star-Spangled Lobbyists page 58

Find out who's benefiting from corporate lobbying at the "Tracking the Payback" project of the Center for Responsive Politics, located online at www, or contact the organization at (202) 857-0044 or 1101 Ath Street NW, Suite 1030, Washington, DC 20005. offers a guide to tracking federal lobbying at, and Congress discloses lobbying information online at lobby.hml and

Cycles of Change page 34

Bikes Not Bombs runs safety classes, vocational training programs, and Earn-A-Bike, a 10-week course that allows kids to keep a bicycle they recondition themselves. The organization also exports bikes to Latin America. Contact the group at (617) 442-0004,, or 59 Amory Street #103, Boston, MA 02119. To view a photo essay of the group's chapter in Austin, Texas, visit /undergrad/pj/hays/index.html.

Losing the Cool page 76

NASA's Global Change Master Directory (gcmd.gsfc serves as a clearinghouse of links to hundreds of Web sites about global warming. Climate Ark (www. …

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