March

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Interest rate swaps wreak havoc around the country

Like many states and local governments around the country, Oakland is being victimized by the banking industry.

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Supreme Court ruling means mom's life or death

A California mother of two in the crowd on the steps of the Supreme Court defended President Obama's health care reform law

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New revelation critical in Trayvon Martin case

Startling new revelations have emerged in the case of Trayvon Martin, adding to the national outrage over his murder.

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Oaklanders demand justice for Trayvon Martin

Protesters, many wearing hoodies and carrying Skittles and cans of iced tea, gathered in front of City Hall March 26 to express solidarity with the family of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin.

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Gulf dolphins suffer post-oil spill illnesses

In Barataria Bay, La. (located in the northern Gulf of Mexico), bottlenose dolphins are suffering from severe illnesses - the aftermath of the BP oil spill, according to a report by Click Green.

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Unions demand that Romney fire his labor advisor

The AFL-CIO demanded that Mitt Romney fire his chief labor advisor for improper use of inside information obtained from his federal government connections.

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Millions of Californians now benefit from health care law

As the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments by Affordable Care Act's opponents, including 26 states, other states are already putting parts of the law into practice as they look toward full implementation in 2014.

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‘Arab Spring’ unions get top rights award

Two union federations that have been leaders in the "Arab Spring," in Tunisia and Bahrain, received the AFL-CIO's top human rights award.

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Progressive alliance charts new course for Latin America

Over 250 people, including students, teaches, unionists, and political activists, attended the two-day conference on this city's north side.

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