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Hundreds march on the homes of the top 1 percent

Close to a thousand activists took to the richest neighborhood in the world to demand that the richest 1 percent pay their fair share of taxes.

Oklahoma AFL-CIO Convention maps coalition to fight ultra-right

In a show of solidarity, the Oklahoma AFL-CIO has voted to unite all public sector unions in a coalition to coordinate a defense against ultra-right anti-labor legislative efforts.

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Jobs with Justice joins Chicago occupation (with video)

For the last eleven months, Chicago Jobs with Justice has protested at the State of Illinois building to dramatize the consistently bad unemployment report issued by the US Department of Labor.

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"Occupy" demonstrations erupt in St. Louis

OccupySTL is part of a nationwide movement that started with the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations in New York City.

Unions help Wall Street “occupiers” rock New York

Contingents of workers swelled the Occupy Wall Street crowds into the tens of thousands yesterday as they marched into Manhattan's Foley Square.

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Unions joining Wall Street protests

Despite inclement weather, the number of overnight "occupiers" has grown by a third, from 200 on the first night, Sept. 17, to over 300 the last few nights.

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Occupation of Wall Street nears third week (with video)

As the Occupy Wall Street protest nears its third week, demonstrators continue their marching, picketing, and numerous acts of civil disobedience.

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Sharp rise in foreclosure notices

Home foreclosures grew sharply in August, a marked 33 percent increase after slowing to a trickle over the last year, making it the sharpest rise in four years.

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New House leaders kiss up to Wall Street

The Republican takeover of the House makes the new Congress friendlier to big business - and incoming GOP leaders are moving fast to turn those expectations into reality.

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Blackstone billionaire compares Obama to Hitler on taxes

Wall Street is up in arms over Obama administration proposals to make banks pay a greater share of taxes, and one billionaire compared Obama to Hitler, saying, "It's war."

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