January

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"Rally for Coal": which way for West Virginia?

The EPA vetoed the permit for the Logan County mine, a symbol of the debate over mountain top removal mining that has been embroiled in litigation since 1998.

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Milwaukee's finest: the amazing story of John Gilman

"Once we die, all that remains are the remembrances of what we've done while we were here..." It is because of this belief that John Gilman felt compelled to put into his own words his life story - and quite a story it is.

 

Nominees announced for “people’s alternative” Academy Awards

The James Agee Cinema Circle has announced its fourth annual "Progie" Award nominees for 2010's best progressive films, actors and filmmakers.

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State of the Union and openings for progress

The president's State of the Union speech provided openings and challenges for the labor and people's movements on jobs and economic security, peace and democratic rights.

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China-U.S. summit was a win-win

Last week's White House summit meeting between President Barack Obama and China's President Hu Jintao marked an important turn in U.S.-China relations.

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The national debt: Another path is possible!

Making major cuts in military spending could not only make a major dent in the national debt, but would also save many lives and put our country on the road to a new international policy of cooperation and mutual problem solving.

 

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UN human rights body should be defended

Like so many other initiatives of the tea party-infused Republican right, the push to leave - and even destroy - the Human Rights Council is wrong.

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Ohio tea party rep needs history lesson

Tea party leaders and the ultra-right need a lesson in history when it comes to our Founding Fathers who were  not only revolutionaries in deed, but many held far-reaching democratic ideas that the tea-baggers would denounce as "socialist."

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Where is the next Milton Rogovin? Gage Gallery opens Working-Class Eye exhibit

Crowd packs Roosevelt University's Gage Gallery Jan. 20 for the opening of "The Working-Class Eye of Milton Rogovin."

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"The Company Men": It's tough for bosses

The story of a laid-off worker would have made a much better movie than this one,  about three executives dealing with unemployment.

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