March

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A mother fights gun violence

Janice gives much of her time trying to make life better for working people and people of color in her community, in her union and in the world.

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A fog of lies surrounding Chicago school closings

Ninety percent of students affected would be African American, an action that would be another destabilizing blow to African American communities.

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New Ryan budget: “A zombie he won’t let die”

The GOP plan gives even more tax breaks to the rich, higher subsidies to companies that ship jobs overseas, and bigger tax cuts to corporations.

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Emergency manager not necessary, Detroit officials argue

David Whitaker, Detroit City Council's research and analysis director, said an Emergency Manager is "beyond anti-democratic."

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Baby’s death from gunshot wounds shocks nation

Prayers poured in from around the country for Jonylah Watkins, the six month-old baby girl who died this morning after being shot five times.

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Good news for Alabama: Angela Davis to be honored

"The south does have a rich tradition of progressives. It might be thin, but it's strong."

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Missouri coalition standing up for immigrant rights

"We have to do things that welcome immigrants to our state," Vanessa Crawford, executive director of MIRA, told members and activists from all over Missouri.

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Rare disease suddenly arises on Navajo Reservation

A rare disorder, characterized by some authorities as genetic, has abruptly surfaced on the sprawling Navajo Reservation in the Southwest.

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Today in women’s history: Trial of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg begins

The frame up of the Rosenbergs, fueled by Cold War, anti-communism and anti-Semitism, remains a terrible blot on our nation's history - a gross miscarriage of justice.

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Enthusiastic celebration pushes forward for jobs and freedom

"Multiracial alliances will continue to struggle for freedom, justice, and equality, and the lessons of past struggles will act as guidance."

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