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Environmentalists claim victory in Tar Sands fight

Obama acknowledged that the opposition to the pipeline had played a role in his decision.

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White House holds first policy conference on African Americans

A recent White House conference on African American policy trumpeted the Obama administration's achievement in promoting programs beneficial to the black community.

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Evicted Wall Street protesters refuse to give up

"Shame, shame, shame," shouted several encircling Liberty Park as police arrested those attempting to enter the now seized Occupy Wall Street occupation site.

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Evangelicals: Alabama's immigration law is anti-Christian, anti-American

National evangelical leaders who recently visited Alabama as part of an "emergency delegation" are denouncing the state's new anti-immigrant law.

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Red Cross strikers win new contract

Striking workers at Red Cross won a tentative agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement.

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Occupy El Paso evicted from downtown plaza, seven arrested

Other non-violent protests planned.

National day of action on voting rights set for Dec 10

A national day of action has been set for December 10, International Human Rights Day. The nationwide protests have been called by a new coalition, the Stand for Freedom campaign.

Occupy Memphis rallies for Zuccotti

In response to the unprovoked attack by the NYPD on peaceful protesters and the liquidation of the OWS encampment at Zuccotti Park, Occupy Memphis called an emergency General Assembly.

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Police tear down New York's Occupy Wall Street camp

In the pre-dawn hours today helmeted and shield-carrying police tore down the Occupy Wall Street encampment in Zuccotti Park here where protesters have hunkered down since September.

SEIU's Medina predicts more Latino voter activism next year

Service Employees Secretary-Treasurer Eliseo Medina, a skilled organizer and one of the most influential Hispanic Americans in the labor movement, predicts Latino voters will have heightened activism in next year's election.

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