March

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Why does Mike Cox want to kill health reform?

Michigan State Attorney General and GOP candidate for governor Mike Cox doesn't want Michigan residents to have universal access to health care.

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Corp. shuts down hospital, puts profits first

HOUSTON - Amidst the nationwide battle over the right of Americans to health care, the Hospital Corporation of America announced March 16 that Spring Branch Medical Center here will close by May 1.

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A teacher speaks her mind

I would hate to think that all of my effort could be cast aside because some standardized test or other incomplete measurement suggested that I was not doing a good job.

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March For America to Congress: get moving on immigration reform

WASHINGTON -- On the first really warm day here in Washington D.C., March 21, after a winter of record-breaking cold and snow, the National Mall saw the largest immigrant rights demonstration since the mega marches of 2006.

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Health care vote greeted as giant first step

Grassroots health care coalition greets historic bill's passage.

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Student loan victory

Young people and their parents had two reasons to celebrate yesterday's passage of the sweeping health care reform bill.

Labor rally calls for jobs, protests Bank of America

A spirited lunchtime crowd of some 2000 workers heard local, state and national leaders slam Wall Street and urge action and large-scale investment for jobs.

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Women's history: Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, the Rebel Girl

In honor of Women's History Month, the seventh article in our series on the Communist Party's 90th Anniversary will survey a few documents written by Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, one of the most prominent women Communists in U.S. history.

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It's time to tax the wealth in Connecticut

Representatives of Better Choices for Connecticut released a report outlining several options to stop Governor Rell's proposed budget cuts on vital needs and services by taxing the rich. 

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Senate drug sentencing bill reduces disparities, not far enough

The Senate, by voice vote March 17, passed legislation that would reduce the crack/cocaine sentencing disparity.

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