Civil Rights Division Initiative to Combat Post-9/11 Discriminatory Backlash

Civil Rights Division Initiative to Combat Post-9/11 Discriminatory Backlash

This initiative from The United States Department of Justice is an effort to reduce “bias-related assaults, threats, vandalism and arson” on “Arab, Muslim, Sikh, and South-Asian Americans, and those perceived to be members of these groups.” The website provides information about the initiative, how to file a complaint, and other related information …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure addresses legislation related to the Coast Guard, federal emergencies and disasters, flood control, inland waterways, navigation and navigation laws, public and federal buildings, public works like bridges and dams, boats, roads, railroads, aviation, water power, and water pollution.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–House Committees

Armed Services Committee

Armed Services Committee

The Armed Services Committee has jurisdiction over legislation related to the Department of Defense, the selective service, interoceanic canals, miltary applications of nuclear energy, and the “pay, promotion, retirement, and other benefits and privileges of members of the armed forces”
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–House Committees

U.S. Census Bureau – Foreign Trade

U.S. Census Bureau – Foreign Trade

This is “the official source for U.S. export and import statistics” and a great place to go for U.S. “import or export statistics, information on export regulations, commodity classifications, or a host of other trade related topics.”
Subject: Business & Economics–International Business; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Statistics; Law, Government And Political Science–Executive Branch–Agencies–Economic; Business & Economics–Statistics

Senate Republican Conference

Senate Republican Conference

The SRC assists Republican senators with communicating “their priorities… to their constituents by offering a full range of communications resources, including television and radio capabilities, multimedia and online assistance, graphic design, and Spanish language services.”
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–Political Parties (United States); Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–Senate

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control

From the CDC’s NCIPC website: “The National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) works?? to reduce morbidity, disability, mortality, and costs associated with injuries.” Information available on this site includes: injury fact sheets, the Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS), injury maps, and downloadable …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Public Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Injuries

ipl Resources by Subject–Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Documents–Historical Documents

ipl Resources by Subject–Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Documents–Historical Documents

SEE ALSO: ipl Resources by Subject–Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Documents–Historical Documents.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Law, Government & Political Science–Historical Documents

U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Matters relating to the Archives of the United States, the census and the collection of statistics, Federal Civil Service, municipal affairs of the District of Columbia, and the Postal Service are within the legislative jurisdiction of the Committee on Governmental Affairs.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–Senate Committees

The Office of the Democratic Whip

The Office of the Democratic Whip

The official site of The Whip, the second ranking position among House Democrats, who is charged with mobilizing the party vote and coordinating strategy within the Caucus. Features on this site include statements and speeches of the Whip and editorials on topics including fiscal responsibility and election reform.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–House Of Representatives

An Anarchist FAQ Webpage

An Anarchist FAQ Webpage

A lengthy FAQ explaining anarchism and the beliefs often held by people who identify as anarchists. Includes two sections critiquing anarcho-capitalism and libertarianism. Essays include quotes and references to works by prominent political theorists.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Philosophy; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics; Reference–Encyclopedias–FAQ Archives; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Documents–Philosophical

Learn Out Loud Politics Podcasts

Learn Out Loud Politics Podcasts

“In these uncertain times, it is more important than ever to keep track of the shifting political landscape in order to learn what’s happening, why it’s happening, and how it affects you. If network and cable news just aren’t enough, then you’ve come to the right place. Here at LearnOutLoud.com, we have assembled a listing of the best political pod …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics; Politics

Medieval English Towns

Medieval English Towns

“Historical information about English cities and towns in the Middle Ages, with emphasis on medieval boroughs of East Anglia and on social, political and constitutional history. Includes primary material.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval); Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Documents–Historical Documents

The National Security Archive

The National Security Archive

“The National Security Archive is an independent non-governmental research institute and library located at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. The Archive collects and publishes declassified documents acquired through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).” View selected documents at this site on topics ranging from the Cuban Mis …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Historical Documents; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Documents–Historical Documents

How Cyber-Pragmatism Brought Down Mubarak

How Cyber-Pragmatism Brought Down Mubarak

This article in The Nation describes how “cyber-pragmatism,” or dissemination of historical examples of nonviolent social activists such as Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King and organization of protests, through social media influenced the revolt in Egypt.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics; Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Middle Eastern History

Facebook Officials Keep Quiet on Its Role in Revolts

Facebook Officials Keep Quiet on Its Role in Revolts

New York Times reporter Jennifer Preston takes a look at Facebook’s response — of lack thereof — to the revolution in Egypt.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics; Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Middle Eastern History