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May Day from the Haymarket gallows: Albert Parsons' words of 1886

As we pay tribute to Parsons and the other Haymarket martyrs, People's World wishes all our readers in the United States and internationally a Happy May Day.

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Hope vs. horror: Realities of U.S. immigration and foreign policy

We can't even talk about immigration without first addressing why people leave their home countries and begin a dangerous journey to the U.S.

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Rebellion growing in Juarez border factories

Workers have marched through the streets and demanded recognition of independent unions.

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Obama to Cubans: “Let’s break down the barriers”

The United States President called for removing "the shadow of history from our relationship."

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Today in history: The Stamp Act repealed in 1766

The Act was a taxation measure enacted to raise revenues for a standing British army in America.

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Cuba's first American Embassy Secretary in 50 years visits Bay Area

Interview with Miguel Fraga, the first secretary of the newly reestablished Cuban Embassy in Washington D.C.

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TPP approved, but a legislative fight looms in the U.S.

In the United States, there is going to be a fight about this, in the context of national elections.

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Calling out the hypocrisy of the U.S. Cuban blockade

Ending restrictions on U.S. tourist travel, expanding U.S. exports to Cuba - both are topics that are unlikely to survive the rigors of Republican-dominated Congress. 

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Let Cuba Live Committee of Maine says end Cuban Adjustment Act

"We call upon Congress to repeal the Cuban Adjustment Act," which has "led to the deaths of Cubans crossing the Florida Straits in boats."

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U.S. and Cuba come to table to talk mutual compensation

State Department spokesperson John Kirby regards "resolution of outstanding claims" as a top priority for normalization.

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