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New Missouri state lawmaker will challenge corporate greed

 "I came from the people, I represent the people, I cannot be bought," Bruce Franks told People's World.

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The Powell Memo and the war on workers

In 1971, Lewis Powell, well-connected conservative corporate lawyer, wrote a document that has changed our lives for 45 years.

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School funding slashed by $750 million in last four years

"Rahm wants to buy you a drink. Ask him if he can buy you an assistant principal and a special-education teacher instead."

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Limited ACCESS for undocumented students

Beyond the possible funds that the ACCESS bill would make available, undocumented students have few options when it comes to continuing their quest for higher education.

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This week in women's history: First American woman dentist

"People were amazed when they learned that a young girl had so far forgotten her womanhood as to want to study dentistry."

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Nothing rotten in Denmark: American exceptionalism hurts us

Sanders suggests we look to a place like Denmark not because it is socialist or capitalist, but because the people there enjoy a higher quality of life. 

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Students to Gov. Rauner: "Do your damn job"

CSU students, faculty, alumns, and community gathered around the Thompson Center where many state offices are located to protest the state's budget impasse.

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Rubio: God demands free enterprise

Rubio did not explain how his Administration would finance anything at all after cutting taxes for the rich and giving tax refunds for health insurance.

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Conn. labor and civil rights groups join together at M. L. King event

Participants came not only to celebrate the life of Dr. King, but also to commit to building a more just and inclusive society.

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Health care, housing, education top California’s legislative agenda

Gov. Brown is calling for "significant increases" for education, health care, environment, and infrastructure spending in the $123 billion 2016-17 general fund.

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