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Arizona marches against hate

PHOENIX -- It may have been Arizona's biggest demonstration ever.

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C-SPAN broadcasts Communist Party USA keynote

Communist Party USA National Chairman Sam Webb delivers his keynote to the CPUSA convention and broadcasts, May 31, on C-SPAN.

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Texans join Arizona's anti-SB 1070 mega-march

SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- It was 4 a.m. May 28 when the "Liberation Caravan" left from the Southwest Workers Union hall here in San Antonio to join anti-SB 1070 protesters in Arizona.

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Congress moves to repeal ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’

Gay, lesbian, civil rights groups and supporters say the move by Congress Thursday, May 27, toward ending the U.S. military's controversial "don't ask, don't tell" policy was a historic step forward.

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Child care on the chopping block

Angelina Padilla, a single mother of four, receives help with child care for her two youngest.

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Texas bans capitalism

The Texas state school board has erased "capitalism" from the social studies curriculum and substituted "free enterprise," since "capitalism" is only used by "liberal" professors.

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Obama halts offshore drilling

President Obama announced today that he is extending a moratorium on deepwater oil drilling permits, and said the BP explosion showed the need to transition to a green economy.

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Single-payer health care in health care overhaul law?

WASHINGTON (PAI) - Is single-payer government-run health care - a key cause for 21 international unions and 500 other labor organizations and a bugaboo for the health insurers and the Radical Right - in the massive health care overhaul Congress approved on party-line votes and President Barack Obama signed?

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Minority, women farmers’discrimination suits nears settlement

U.S. government discrimination against minority farmers and women will be a thing of the past if the Obama administration has anything to say about it.

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BP oil rig disaster is big setback for Big Oil

This week brought new revelations about the "cozy relationship" between the oil industry and government officials, and about deregulation's role in the Deepwater Horizon explosion.

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