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1.3 million jobless could go over the cliff Dec. 28

"I was once the main breadwinner but now we are not really able to make ends meet."

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Seattle elects socialist to city council

Seattle voters shocked the political establishment here, Nov. 5, when they elected an avowed socialist, Kshama Sawant, to the nine-member Seattle City Council.

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San Jose residents push for developer fee to fund affordable housing

Over 160 people packed a hall at Sacred Heart Community Services to press city council members, Madison Nguyen and Sam Liccardo, to support imposing a fee on developers to fund affordable housing. 

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Remembering Mandela in Detroit: You are my friends and comrades

When Nelson Mandela was in Detroit a special rally was held - not in a fancy ballroom or millionaire's home - but at the Ford Rouge auto plant with autoworkers.

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Amistad Awards inspire unity and struggle

NEW HAVEN, CONN. -- From the opening video and drumming to the remarks of the awardees, songs, youth slide show and finale, an atmosphere of unity and optimism inspired the entire multi-racial audience at the 2013 People's World Amistad Awards, held in the auditorium of Cooperative Arts and Humanities High School.

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Obama: Collective bargaining can close the income gap

In a wide-ranging speech on the state of the economy, President Obama took sharp aim at income inequality, citing the growing gulf between the rich and the rest of us.

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Medina, other immigration reform fasters, step aside for reinforcements

Eliseo Medina and his fasting colleagues ended their D.C. vigil by handing off the fast to a group of successors. 

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Detroit bankruptcy: Revenue, not spending, the problem

The ruling concerns the 23,500 retired city workers collecting pension benefits.

 

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GOP blocks immigration reform

As the year 2013 draws to an end, the fight for immigrants' rights, and especially for the legalization of the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants believed to be in the United States, continues.

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San Jose won't give up on immigration reform

Protestors called on Congress and the Obama administration to stop deportations and enact comprehensive immigration reform, making it clear that they weren't going to stand idly by while the Republicans in the House leadership block a badly needed new immigration law.

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