March

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After loan victory, students and labor keep up fight

Nationwide students are on the move this week leading rallies, marches and educational forums highlighting student-worker solidarity, the fight for jobs, worker rights and increased access to higher education during the 11th annual National Student Labor Week of Action.

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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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Obama school plan has pluses but big minuses, teachers and others warn

The administration's  education "blueprint" discards some of  the No Child Left Behind law's much-criticized features, but keeps or adds others that teachers, their unions and other public school advocates oppose.

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While golfers play, locked out workers picket

PLEASANTON, Calif. - Bright spring grass, gentle breezes, a tree-lined country road. It should have been an idyllic setting for the golfers fanning out across the fairways at Castlewood Country Club on a sunny Sunday morning. But...

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Tired of margarine, janitors demand health care as their “butter”

Detroit janitors fight foraffordable  health care as key  contract issue. " I'm tired of Parkay, I want butter too."

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Frank Lumpkin, “Saint of Chicago,” dies at 93

Frank Lumpkin, the "Saint of Chicago" and life long fighter for worker rights, full equality and socialism, passed away March 1 at the age of 93.

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Black history, labor history intertwined in Detroit

Between the two World Wars, the groundwork was laid in Detroit's Black community that culminated in the organizing of the world's most powerful corporation.