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CHEERS to Marx, JEERS to negativism!

CHEERS to the political foresight of comic Groucho Marx, who anticipated the 2009-10 Republican Congressional delegation with his great song, "Whatever It Is, I'm Against It!"

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Protesters to GOP Kirk: hands off Social Security; jobs now

LISLE, Ill. - Angered by Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mark Kirk's repeated votes against extension of unemployment compensation and jobs creation, protesters crashed a posh Kirk fundraiser here Aug. 26.

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Big Coal: damaging communities from Appalachia to Colombia

Kentuckians for the Commonwealth presented "The Struggle for Justice in the Coalfields of Central Appalachia and Colombia" at the U.S. Social Forum.

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Bus riders protest 20 percent fare hikes

Video: Bus Riders Union protests the proposed 20% fare increase for Los Angeles County passengers.

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Highlights from CPUSA’s 29th Convention, includes video

I had the great pleasure of attending the 29th National Convention of the Communist Party USA this past weekend in New York.

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Homeless tent cities grow in the West

Ira Birkenfeld works with homeless people in Reno, Nevada.

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The photography of Milton Rogovin

Milton Rogovin, at 100 years young, keeps up his activism as his photographs gain wide notoriety.

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Megan Fox to governor, “Don’t terminate our teachers”

Megan Fox fights for public education in a great, new video.

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Frank Lumpkin, “Saint of Chicago,” dies at 93

Frank Lumpkin, the "Saint of Chicago" and life long fighter for worker rights, full equality and socialism, passed away March 1 at the age of 93.

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Chicago youth demand jobs

CHICAGO - "Jobs now" echoed across a frozen Federal Plaza as hundreds of youth demanded passage of federal youth jobs legislation and voiced their anger over being left out of the legislative process.

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