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UAW special convention: “Fight for every worker in America”

DETROIT - Addressing 1,200 union activists, United Auto Workers President Bob King called for a return to the social consciousness of the union's founders.

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This is what a workers’ uprising looks like

Anyone who thinks the upsurge by workers all across America is not of historic proportions hasn't been paying attention.

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Arizona unions and basketball fans support Wisconsin

Tucson unions put on a strong show of solidarity with Wisconsin recently by showing up at the University of Arizona's McKale Center before the University of Wisconsin basketball team took to the court in a second round game of the NCAA tournament.

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Wisconsin says: We will win this fight!

"We will win! We will win!" That was the chant of an exuberant crowd of over 150,000 from across the state and region that rocked the capitol grounds March 12th.

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Recall campaign opens new Wisconsin battlefront

50,000 people showed up March 5, surrounding the Wisconsin Capitol in a river of determination and a joyous celebration of solidarity.

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Defiant protesters still occupy Wisconsin Capitol

Protesters still occupy the state Capitol, while thousands demand to be let in.

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How Wisconsin 14 have halted two budget havocs

Why is Gov. Scott Walker so desperate to get back the minority Democrats of the Senate? It's certainly not to vote with him. It's actually not to vote at all.

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Walker ignores court order, locks out Wisconsin protesters

A judge's order yesterday requiring Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker to allow full public access to the Capitol here is being ignored by the governor and the state's Republicans.

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Top labor leader says protests hike support for unions

"People are giving the labor movement another look now," AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said at a press conference here March 1.

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Protesters remain in Wisconsin Capitol despite Gov's order to clear out

Demonstrators slept overnight in Wisconsin's Capitol and continued to rally inside today, almost 24 hours after Republican Gov. Walker ordered police to clear them out.

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