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Mass movement for democracy is being born

"We're going to reach out to working people. We're going to say: 'you're right to be angry, but many of you are looking in the wrong places for solutions.'"

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Hundreds arrested at U.S. Capitol for demanding restoration of democracy

"Congress is doing nothing; we say: 'no more'! There's deep frustration with a system we no longer feel hears our voices."

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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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ICE terror protested in the streets, discussed on Capitol Hill

"It often breaks my heart," she said, "but I have to send children back to their home countries even though I know I might be giving them a death sentence."

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Sanders wins Wisconsin in a landslide, works to build unity

Bernie Sanders made a special appeal to union members, who for years have been the target of attacks by right-wing Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker.

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American dream denied: Homeowners preyed upon by multi-billion dollar company

The Caamals are being evicted by a real estate investment firm that preys on victims of the foreclosure crisis.

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Democracy Spring kicks off in Philly

Activists have begun a march that they say will culminate with a massive civil disobedience action in the nation's capital. 

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This week in history: Poll tax abolished 50 years ago

A three-judge federal court at Jackson, Miss., outlawed Mississippi's $2 poll tax as a voting requirement for state and federal elections.

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Labor ally Donna Edwards leading in Maryland Senate race

Spring came early in Maryland this year - the pollen count is sky high, a G.I. flu has broken out, and there is a red hot election going on.

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Progressive budget for Illinois would make the super-rich pay

Two documents on budget priorities and governing presented in recent weeks stress helping everyday people instead of the rich.

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