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Today in labor history: First woman joins the Marines

The first to do so was Opha Mae Johnson.


Protesters shut down recruiting center

They protested the killing of 17 civilians by a U.S. soldier earlier in the month and other atrocities against Afghan civilians, and demanded an end to nearly eleven years of war.


Foxhole atheists score victories, fight on

They fight for your rights and freedoms, including the right to freedom of -- and from -- religion. Now they are fighting for their own.


City Council OKs community benefits for Oakland Army Base project

A new chapter opened in the long saga of efforts to redevelop the former Oakland Army Base, as the City Council approved guiding principles.


Bradley Manning faces life imprisonment in whistleblower case

Oklahomans are paying particular attention to the case of PFC Bradley Manning, an Oklahoma native. Hearings on his case  commenced at Fort Meade, Md., last month.


Antiwar veterans deploy to Fleet Week

Every October the San Francisco Bay Area is "invaded and occupied" for five days by a gargantuan display of U.S. military power called Fleet Week.


Supreme Court OK’s violent video games

Are violent video games dangerous for young minds and is the U.S. military using such games as a way to recruit young people to go to war?


War comes home: the traumatic brain injury epidemic

According to official DOD figures, 332,000 soldiers have suffered brain injuries since 2000. Many of these are mild traumatic brain injuries, a term that is profoundly misleading.


Ending wars, creating jobs, top mayors' agenda

More than a dozen  mayors are sponsoring a resolution to end the Afghanistan and Iraq wars and use the savings to pay for job-creating programs in the nation's cities.


Congressional Progressive Caucus launches "People's Budget"

Reacting to the House Republicans' slash-and-burn 2012 budget proposals, progressives put forward a proposal that reflects "the values and priorities of working families in this country."

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