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Video: John Legend and AFL-CIO team up to reform prison system

#FREEAMERICA is a multi-year culture campaign initiated by Legend to change the national conversation about our country's misguided policies.

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Grassroots activists convene in Pittsburgh

The two hour march was conducted by delegates to the first national People's Convention of the Center for Popular Democracy. 

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With Trump, the GOP is letting its racism all hang out

Throughout the convention, speaker after speaker sneeringly demeaned attempts to address racism as efforts to conform to arbitrary "political correctness."

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Trump’s acceptance speech: “Be afraid; be very afraid”

Some said he was appealing to the worst instincts of white workers who have legitimate grievances and reasons to be dissatisfied with the government.

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Stand With A Pulse: St. Louis Workers’ Education Society DIY benefit concert for Orlando

The event brought four bands and five speakers together for the event which drew a diverse crowd of nearly 100.

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School funding slashed by $750 million in last four years

"Rahm wants to buy you a drink. Ask him if he can buy you an assistant principal and a special-education teacher instead."

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Pastors for Peace, Cuban activists talk renewable energy, LGBT Pride

America must finally and fully overcome its antipathy toward living in peaceful coexistence with a neighboring state with a different political system than ours.

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GOP Convention nurtures nonsense, but outside, people talk issues

Inside the Republican National Convention, Donald Trump made himself "grate again" on our nerves.

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"We can't go back": Call to organize from Eric Garner's mother

The following is an exclusive article written for the Peoples World by Gwen Carr, the mother of Eric Garner; Garner was slain by police two years ago on the streets of Staten Island.

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Trump convention an intentional roll-out of falsehoods by the right

Donald Trump is basing his presidential campaign on the image of himself he has invented rather than on the policies and programs he has developed.

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