June

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Sudan protesters call for replacement of Al Bashir regime

Protests are growing in the Sudan in response to the announcement that fuel subsidies will be discontinued.

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Workers of the world are uniting

Last week IndustriALL, a new global union, was formed in Copenhagen, Denmark. It represents 50 million workers in 350 unions from all over the world.

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Tom Morello documentary chronicles unity and “rebel songs”

Tom Morello has provided words of encouragement and a rocking soundtrack to the Occupy movement and the struggles of workers and oppressed everywhere.

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Snapshots of the super rich and the rest of us

CEO pay at America's seven largest banks averaged 100 times the median U.S. household income in 1989 -- and over 500 times that median in 2007.

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Today in history: Musicians targeted in anti-Communist witch-hunt

On June 22, 1950, renowned musicians/performers Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, Lena Horne, Pete Seeger and Artie Shaw were labeled as suspected "Communist sympathizers" in the infamous publication "Red Channels."

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Pass the Student Loan Forgiveness Act

Financial Aid Office, Business Office, Bursar: those are just some of the names that college students dread when it comes time to pay tuition.

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Greed and the pain in Spain

The European Union's response to the economic chaos gripping the continent seems a combination of profound delusion, and what British a reporter called "sado-monetarism" -- endless cutbacks, savage austerity, and widespread layoffs.

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Fish gotta swim and George Will gotta lie

I find the rant against governmental regulatory power bizarre, though not surprising. Will has a lot of - I'll be polite - nerve to complain about regulatory overreach

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