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Employee Free Choice key to redressing economic hits against people of color

Nothing beats getting out of a think tank long enough to find out what’s really going on. Seth Freed Wessler, a researcher at the Applied Research Center, did just that, traveling to Michigan where he talked with workers for ARC’s “Race and Recession” report.

Change begins now, says El Salvador president

San Salvador, Jun 1 (Prensa Latina) The new president of El Salvador, Mauricio Funes, said today he would be loyal to the oath taken, guiding his steps by national interest and the effort to serve the most underprivileged population, to pursue an ethical revolution.

Starbucks settles sixth complaint of violating worker rights

MINNEAPOLIS -(Workday Minnesota) The Starbucks Coffee Co. settled a complaint Monday from the National Labor Relations Board over charges of violating workers’ rights – the sixth such settlement in three years, the Starbucks Workers Union reported.

Marchers respond to 'fascist' policy

Left-wing activists have marched through Rome in solidarity with migrants, as ministers from the G8 countries concluded a meeting on migration, security and terrorism. Thousands of demonstrators, including many immigrants, waved banners denouncing the G8 summit and President Silvio Berlusconi's drive to lock up and fine migrants deemed to be illegal - and anyone who helps them find a home.

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