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Chicagoans rally for an end to racist violence

After reading the names and short biographies of the slain, the mournful airs gave way to determination as the emcees brought forth speakers from the crowd.

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Connecticut legislators - Whose side are they on?

Will thousands of kids be denied medical care, youth programs and adequate schools, or will corporate tax-dodgers be forced to pay their taxes?

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The fight for affordable housing rages in New York

The rent stabilization program was allowed to expire and over 1 million households are now at risk of being priced out when their leases go up for renewal.

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In Charleston, a city comes together in wake of racist killings

Twenty thousand people came together on a bridge in Charleston, marching in the name of love and unity against racist violence that took the lives of nine people in a historic black church. .

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Sanders introduces Robin Hood Tax and free education bills

"The Robin Hood tax, which can raise hundreds of billions of dollars every year paid by Wall Street speculators, is the perfect way to fund this program."

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Video: Minnesotans march for worker rights, $15 an hour

Local organizations and unions gather in the Twin Cities on April 15 for the national actions in the fight to raise wages.

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Populism 2015 Conference launches campaign for "new" economy

They came from across America to launch a wide ranging, broad-based plan to make things right.

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Community-labor coalition cheers minimum wage ordinance in San Diego

But even as the San Diego Labor Council hailed the new measure, it warned about an underhanded petition to undermine it.

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An interview with USSA's Maxwell Love

According to Love, students need to build "relationships with unions - on and off campuses, to build bridges in the community, students are workers."

 

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At GOP fundraiser, protesters warn "Rauner and Christie - bad for Illinois, bad for USA"

Chris Christie brought checks to the fundraiser totaling $4 million, demonstrators shouted, "Illinois is not for sale."

 

 

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