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November elections a chance to reverse backsliding in Ohio

Ohio's work-force has an amazing 66.9 percent increase in productivity over the last 25 years. One would expect that wages and benefits would also increase.


Ohio governor candidate issues working-class program

Fitzgerald showed the stark difference between his program and the the anti-labor, anti-civil rights, anti-woman, anti-local government, anti-public education policies of the incumbent.


Kasich slaps working Ohio's face, but will we remember sting in November?

It's been a long and painful four years for working and middle-class Ohioans due to the (slightly checked) extreme right wing rule.


Shutdown of Ohio aluminum giant Ormet appears final

Not only did Ormet's workers rely on the company for a decent living but the economies of Ohio River communities hung on the company's survival.



Ohioans “chain” Cleveland Public Square to protest Social Security cuts

The 150 participants came from Toledo, Canton, Akron, Columbus, Ashtabula, and even Pittsburgh, as well as Cleveland. They were part of at least 45 "human chain" protests around the country.


Thousands in Ohio demand Medicaid expansion

Enduring a cold, constant rain, the large crowd roared after each speaker; "Mr. Speaker, Mr. President, health care works!"


Right-wing vigilantes barred from 30 Ohio polling places

True the Vote has been barred from Franklin County, Ohio polling places.


Unions warn about phony emails and other voting problems

Union activists at the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO and the state's Service Employees International Union say that African American voters here are the targets of emails warning them not to vote the "straight Democratic" ticket because it supposedly would not include President Obama.


Voter suppression billboards coming down

Billboards targeting African-American, Latino and low-income neighborhoods began coming down after the anonymous sponsor said it would not reveal its identity, Clear Channel, the billboards' owner said.


SCOTUS gives green light to Ohio early vote

The U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear an emergency appeal by Ohio Republicans on their decision to shut down early voting for the three days before the November elections.

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