June

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“The Revolutionary” - an American in China’s Communist Party

This is the story of a civil rights activist and union organizer who became a linguist, went to China after World War II, and joined the Chinese Communist revolution.

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The minimum wage, labor and the 2012 elections

Unions and labor need to speak independently for all of the working class and working families.

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Today in history: England’s 99% crushed

On June 15, 1381, Wat Tyler, a leader of a peasant/laborer rebellion that swept England, was killed by the king's supporters.

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Union leader Avelino “Abba” Ramos dies at 78

Avelino "Abba" Ramos, longtime leader in the ILWU, died in his sleep of Lewy body dementia, June 5, at Bali Bay Care Home in Richmond, Calif.

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Obama's health care law keeps 13.7 million young adults insured

According to a new report, 13.7 million young people either remained on or signed on to health care coverage through the health insurance of their parent, .an early benefit coming from the Affordable Care Act.

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Watergate was only one of Nixon's five wars

Forty years after the news of the Watergate burglary, Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein take on certain historical revisionists who claim Watergate was nothing more than a misguided political caper. 

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Native Americans left out of economic recovery, as always

For urban Native Americans, the jobless rate averages around 48 percent. In general, Indian Country is in a permanent depression even when the national economy is on the upswing.

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