April

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Communist Party shows new growth: Can it be sustained?

For the labor and democratic movements to continue to develop to effectively challenge corporate power a much larger left and Communist Party are essential.

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Chase forced to pay back military families over foreclosures

Chase and several other banks, including Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank, in addition to overcharging, forced military families out of their homes during the financial meltdown.

Vermont single-payer fight lights a path

Vermont's state Senate on Monday spotlighted how progressives can use the Affordable Health Care Act to introduce single-payer health care in states across the country.

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Mississippi stuck with Haley Barbour, for now

Haley Barbour announced yesterday that he will not be running for  president in 2012. He may have done the nation a favor by pulling out.

Instead of attacking workers, how about some jobs?

"Right to Work" backers say it's about putting people back to work, but if we look at the latest state to enact such a proposal, it just isn't true.

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Scholars say left, including unions, needs big unifying message

Four scholars, two from the U.S. and two from abroad, say income inequality could be that theme.

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In Dallas, Good Friday march seeks "moral budget"

DALLAS -- The Dallas Area Progressive Christian Alliance took the teachings of the Bible, and the need for relief from poverty and suffering, to the streets of Dallas here on Good Friday, April 22.

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Extremist Westboro Church foiled in Mississippi

When members of the far-right Westboro Baptist Church showed up in Brandon, Miss., April 16 to protest the funeral of Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Jason Rogers, local residents banded together.

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Housing crisis, with a New York twist

The foreclosure crisis which continues to ravage communities across the country is also harming working people in New York City, even though 64% of the city's 8 million residents live in rental apartments.

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We Are One on May Day

International Worker's Day has come home. Out of the depths of the raging class war against public workers, their unions and all working people, has arisen a call by the labor movement from Wisconsin to Connecticut to rally on May Day

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