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KPFA workers fight sudden layoffs

Pacifica management recently laid off the entire staff of the station's highly popular Morning Show, which airs weekdays from 7 to 9 a.m. at 94.1 FM.

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Fight brews over state child care funds

Parents, child care providers and Democratic state legislators are waging a dramatic battle to reverse one of Republican Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's most controversial line item vetoes.

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Bill Clinton: youth, student vote is critical

If African Americans, Latinos, first time voters and students defy predictions and vote in large numbers November 2, Democrats can prevent a Republican takeover of Congress.

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On bus to One Nation, apathy is the enemy

Chicago bus riders to One Nation had job creation and racial unity on their minds, along with another challenge: apathy.

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Oct. 2 'One Nation' rally calls for jobs

Protesters rallied at the Lincoln Memorial Oct. 2 to cheer calls for jobs, union rights and a massive vote against corporate greed and hate in the Nov. 2 midterm elections.

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Youth aim to rock the Nov. 2 vote

Despite what critics and polls are saying about young voters this election cycle, youth leaders say they are paying very close attention to what candidates are saying about the  issues.

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Rinku Sen discusses racial justice

"The biggest and overarching question today is how we move forward with a modern racial justice agenda," said Rinku Sen, president and executive director of the Applied Research Center.

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Facing Race conference highlights hope, vision and change

More than 1,000 racial justice activists, educators and journalists convenedin Chicago  Sept. 23-25 at the McCormick Hyatt Regency during the Applied Research Center's 2010 Facing Race national conference.

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Hope is stronger than hate

In their effort to win the Congress this year and the White House in 2012, the Republican Party and their tea party attack dogs are unashamedly promoting fear, racism, bigotry and red-baiting.

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Jobs and sustainable future threatened by California's Prop. 23

Whichever way  California's Proposition 23 goes in the November elections so could go green jobs, government and private investment in clean technology, and a sustainable economy.

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