June

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Supreme Court allows corporations to deny birth control coverage

The Supreme Court ruled that family-owned corporations can use religious objections to opt out of the Affordable Care Act requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.

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No Bill of Rights on U.S.-Mexico border

Tucson is 60 miles from the Mexican border, within a 100-mile zone where immigration authorities say important due process rights can be suspended.

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Presbyterians vote to divest from companies aiding Israeli occupation

The Presbyterian Church narrowly approved divestment from three U.S. companies that supply Israel with equipment used to maintain its occupation of Palestinian territory.

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Mother Jones memorial ready for rehab

The 78-year-old memorial to labor organizer and hell-raiser Mary Harris "Mother" Jones is ready for rehabilitation, the Illinois AFL-CIO announced.

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Income inequality comes to Supreme Court, courtesy Justice Sotomayor

Justice Sonia Sotomayor is worried about income inequality's negative impact not only on the U.S. now, but on future generations.

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Arriving without their parents: Child refugees being warehoused on the U.S. border

Thousands of unaccompanied child refugees from Central America, making their way through Mexico and into the U.S., are ending up in locked, fenced warehouses in Texas and Arizona.

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Patent Office cancels Washington’s disparaging trademark

The group argued that the Redskins should lose their federal trademark protection based on a law that prohibits registered disparaging names.

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Opening of the Communist Party’s 30th national convention

Delegates from around the country are arriving here today for the opening of the Communist Party's 30th national convention.

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Privilege - towards a Marxist analysis

The promotion of the concept of privilege is spreading like wildfire. Everybody is talking about the privilege of being of a preferred group. Preferred by whom, is the issue. 

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Understanding capitalism: Economic stagnation, non-traditional labor, and points of strategic focus

The CPUSA will meet in Chicago June 13-15 for its 30th national convention.

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