September

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Video: LA bus riders protest transportation cuts

Bus riders gathered on a busy street in Los Angeles, California, recently as part of a national day of action to stop bus service cuts and fare increases.

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Documents show Boeing saw South Carolina as worst option for 787

Newly uncovered Boeing Co. documents show their  "Project Gemini" plan to punish workers in Washington state by establishing a second 787 line in South Carolina was their highest risk option for their new Dreamliner jet.

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Labor journalists see themselves as a voice for workers

Sometimes the mainstream media just doesn't get it.

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Sinn Fein will run candidate for Irish presidency

At Sein Fein's annual conference Sept. 9-10, change was in the wind.

Will Republicans let "Made in Missouri" happen?

Missouri's Republican-dominated Senate did something unexpected recently during the legislative special session.

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Report: U.S. Border Patrol practices “A Culture of Cruelty”

The U.S. Border Patrol and its agents are consistently mistreating, abusing and violating the human rights of immigrant detainees in its custody.

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Black Caucus message: Pass jobs programs now!

The Congressional Black Caucus kicked off its 41st Legislative Conference with resounding calls for quick passage of President Obama's $450 billion jobs program and jobs bills introduced by CBC members.

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Hypocrisy and exploitation in college sports

In an important new article, historian Taylor Branch argues that the very structure of college sports is based on student-athletes that generate billions of dollars for universities and private companies but in return they're left earning nothing for themselves.

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New Haven voters turn out for labor candidates

In an extraordinary Democratic primary election, New Haven voters overwhelmingly backed labor and grassroots community candidates for Board of Aldermen in 14 of 15 wards.

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Red X's protest GOP move to slash transit funding

Seated in her power wheelchair in front of a bus with a large red X painted on its side, Donna Prease called for blocking massive cuts to public transit.

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