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NAACP panel: Black community needs green future

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - At the NAACP's 101st Annual Convention here, political and community leaders from across the country discussed the impact green jobs could have on communities of color.


Jobs stats prompt demand for action

DALLAS - North Texas Jobs with Justice initiated a news conference on July 2 as the regular first-Friday unemployment statistics were released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.


Illinois Republican candidates blasted for extremism

Republican candidates for Illinois governor and U.S. Senate are being blasted for embracing extreme right-wing policies.


You can change the world: young people today

Today's younger generation is playing a tremendous role in advancing the struggle for peace, democratic rights; economies and social justice.


Corporate interests block jobs legislation

Powerful corporate interests in Congress however are blocking jobs legislation.


Students tell Senators, “Pass jobs bill, Dream Act!”

Greg Cendana, president of the United States Student Association (USSA) touched off cheers at the America's Future Now conference with his impassioned demand that Congress pass a $100 billion jobs bill and the "Dream Act."


Action on jobs key to victory in November

"We don't have the luxury of all this whining and agonizing. We've got to turn the agonizing into organizing."


America's Future: Call to reassemble the Obama coalition to fight for jobs

Leaders from core components of the diverse coalition that elected President Obama declared here today that "it's time for us to do it again" to win jobs and justice.


America's Future: We are the change, we have the power

WASHINGTON - "We are the change, we have the power," Campaign for America's Future co-director Robert Borosage told progressive leaders and activists from around the country today.


As spill kills jobs BP nickels and dimes victims

As oil continues gushing into the Gulf of Mexico and the resulting environmental and economic catastrophes worsen, BP is dragging its feet on the damage claims.

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