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Chicago People’s World gala heats up for Sunday

The 26th Annual People's World/Mundo Popular gala promises a hot time in this freezing town!

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House GOP draining $600 million a week from economy

"It is fiscally irresponsible not to extend unemployment benefits. The long-run cost to the taxpayers will be much higher from disconnecting people from the labor market."

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Yellen confirmed as Federal Reserve chief

"We applaud President Obama and the Senate for making sure the most talented and experienced person takes over," said AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka.

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A year after Newtown, more shootings, more gun profits

"Unless there is a sustained public movement to curb guns as a source of profit, the corporate profit drive will continue to push guns to make money."

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Michigan residents fast for immigration reform

Cindy Garcia delivered a heartfelt plea on behalf of her husband as she fasted during the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Dec. 12. 

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Teachers’ leader: Schools reflect society’s polarization and anger

The "polarization and anger" running through U.S. society, as a result of the collapse of the American Dream, "is playing out in the schools as well."

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Bipartisan budget deal announced

The spending increase of $63 billion is the total of a $45 billion increase for 2014 and an $18 billion increase for 2015.

 

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Overflow crowd at Peoples World celebration in New York

The Friends of the People's World hosted its yearly fundraiser Dec. 8, the Better World Awards. This year was an exceptional one.

 

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San Jose residents push for developer fee to fund affordable housing

Over 160 people packed a hall at Sacred Heart Community Services to press city council members, Madison Nguyen and Sam Liccardo, to support imposing a fee on developers to fund affordable housing. 

Honoring Grace Bassett, lifelong drum major for justice

Our dear Grace was one of those drum majors for freedom and peace and we loved her for that.

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