July

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Bush tax cuts for the rich puts GOP in hot seat

As the November elections get closer Republicans have another reason to worry.

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On this Rubin, Trumka agree: Restore the estate tax

Both capitalists and workers might agree on one thing: it's time to restore the estate tax.

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Forecast: joblessness to stay high for up to 11 years

New joblessness findings prompted Sen. Al Franken and Rep. Keith Ellison to demand that Congress pass legislation to save up to 900,000 state and local government jobs.

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Oakland Port tells developers: Make good jobs a priority

Over 100 community residents and trade union activists were on hand at Port Commission headquarters  to welcome a vote vital to assure quality jobs for Oakland residents.

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Economy and immigration top issues for Latinos

In a new poll among Latinos nationwide, about half of the more than 1,500 interviewed say they worry about losing their jobs, paying bills or saving for college.

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Concierto Sin Fronteras - a night of cultural resistance

LOS ANGELES - On a recent Saturday night in the heart of Boyle Heights, a unique event was held.

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NAACP, tea party, Shirley Sherrod and racism

Tea party supporters can deny all they want that their "movement" is rife with racism. The American people aren't buying it.

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An eagle’s eye approach to immigration reform

Like most challenges immigration reform is and always has been an uphill battle. Today many agree it’s a human and civil rights issue.

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As Wall Street reform becomes law, GOP drops in polls

President Obama signed into law today a finance reform bill that he described as "the most sweeping set of changes to America's financial regulatory system since the 1930's."

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Obama admin presses Senate to help end gender wage gap

The Obama administration is urging the Senate to end wage discrimination against women by passing the Paycheck Fairness Act.

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