December

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The racial diversity of hunger

Everyone knows Oakland, CA, is a diverse community. Probably more people from more races and nationalities live in the city than anywhere west of New York or north of Los Angeles

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Demonstration calls on Schumer to stand firm on health care

More than 75 people gathered in midtown Manhattan outside the office of NY Senator Charles Schumer on December 15 as the Senate debated the health care reform legislation.

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Protests continue vs. cuts in Calif.'s public higher education

Despite looming finals and the oncoming holidays, students, staff and faculty at California's public colleges and universities continue to protest.

Gutierrez, Ortiz introduce progressive immigration reform bill

On Tuesday December 15, Reps. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., and Solomon Ortiz, D-Tex., announced a new comprehensive immigration reform bill in the House of Representatives.

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NYC transit cuts: byproduct of giveaways to the rich

Once again, city straphangers are being threatened by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

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Obama, senators push for health care vote

Despite anger over Sen. Joe Lieberman's sabotage of a public option, Senate Democrats are pushing hard for a floor vote on health care reform.

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Student wins deportation battle

Like thousands of undocumented youth living in the U.S., Rigoberto Padilla has led a normal life. He graduated from high school, enrolled in college, and joined the honor society.

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Rally rejects Governor Rell's budget cuts

Hundreds rallied on Tuesday at the state capitol to angrily protest Gov. Rell's latest proposed budget cuts.

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Washington State continues fight for health care

Washington State rallies for health care, still, Dec. 12.

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Join People’s World online revolution

As 2009 comes to an end, a new day is on the horizon for the future of the People's World and Mundo Popular.

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