November

"Conservative values" Texas judge beats daughter

Shocking video surfaced recently showing Republican Aransas County Judge William "Bill" Adams battering his physically disabled 16-year-old daughter.

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Wisconsin GOP pushes bill to slow down recall

In a sneak attack on the democratic rights of the voters to recall elected officials, the Republicans are proposing a bill that would force petition gatherers, who already have to certify each petition they collect, to have those certifications notarized.

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Civil rights, labor alliance mobilizing black voters to repeal SB 5

The civil rights movement and the labor movement have joined forces in a statewide campaign to get African-American voters to the polls Nov. 8, to restore union bargaining rights in Ohio by voting "No on Issue 2."

Social Security workers rally in 140 cities to protest cuts

Hundreds of Social Security workers, members of the American Federation of Government Employees, and their supporters staged rallies in Ohio and across the nation Oct. 27 to protest huge proposed cuts to Social Security.

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Mass Day of Action gains broad support in Oakland

Occupy Oakland's Nov. 2 mass day of action is gaining broad support from unions, community organizations and faith groups.

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Occupy Memphis: Sixteen days and counting

Occupy Memphis features several caucuses devoted to women's rights, diversity, homelessness, LGBT, anti-Capitalism, and Agnosticism/Atheism. The protests have been peaceful and widely supported by the citizens of the Mid-South.

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Thousands to be released early in crack cocaine sentences

Nearly 2,000 federal prisoners will be eligible for early release as result of a bill that changes the sentencing for crack cocaine to be closer to the penalties for powdered cocaine.

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House Dems call for voter suppression hearings

Ranking House Democrats John Conyers, D-Mich., and Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., are demanding congressional hearings on voter suppression laws that are being instituted in states across the country.

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Workers United convention rallies in solidarity with Occupy Chicago

Saying that it is "time to take our country back and we will, "over 200 delegates to the Midwest Regional Joint Board Convention of Workers United declared their solidarity with Occupy Chicago on Oct. 26.

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Day of the Dead video

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is observed November 1 -2 in many Mexican communities in the U.S.

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