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Recall fight makes history in Wisconsin

Supporters of public-sector unions in Wisconsin filed enough petition signatures to force two Republican senators into recall elections, only four of which have ever been carried out in the state's history.

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LaHood “had no idea” air traffic controllers were tired

The problem started 30 years ago when Reagan fired the air traffic controllers who were protesting the very conditions that led to this debacle.

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Thousands drown out GOP at Michigan Capitol

The Rally for Michigan Families was the largest and most diverse demonstration since protests against the Republican attack began here a month ago. "The Republicans could never have a rally like this," said one participant.

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Wisconsin recall drive is ahead of schedule

Less than two weeks after recall campaigns against eight Wisconsin GOP state senators got under way, union members and their allies have already collected half the signatures they need.

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Shame! GOP takes away rights in blink of eye

Republicans rammed through a bill that would undo 50 years of labor rights in Wisconsin.

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Why the Wisconsin goings-on affect all workers

The only protection workers have to fight against exploitation is a working democracy. And so unions were born.

Video: Danny Glover joins worker protest in Indianapolis

Actor and activist Danny Glover joined hundreds of protestors Feb. 28th, in Indianapolis, to rally against the state's Republican lawmakers anti-worker agenda.

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Conn. gov joins in "We are one with the workers of Wisconsin"

"I am proud to stand with you and the workers of Wisconsin," Connecticut Gov. Daniel Malloy told hundreda at a Hartford rally Tuesday.

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Video: Fighting for Chicago mass transit

Transit workers and environmental activists rallied here in support of mass transit last Thursday, calling for increased funding, not cuts.

Documents reveal Chamber of Commerce sabotage campaign

Thousands of memos show how the U.S. Chamber of Commerce led a sabotage campaign against major labor unions and progressive organizations that oppose its pro-business agenda.

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