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Texans exhale as legislative session ends

In Texas, labor's victories consist not in getting legislation passed, but in stopping some of the worst of the worst.

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Spoiler Alert- The man behind the curtain is Bruce Rauner!

Governor Rauner is at war with working-class families with the full intention of playing the school yard bully, picking on those of us who are the most vulnerable.

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Baltimore: A new generation of protestors comes into being

Langston Hughes elementary is not only an oasis for the 178 children who attend, but also serves as a venue for numerous after school and community activities.

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Protesters set up “Raunerville” outside Illinois governor’s penthouse

Nearly 200 Chicagoans rallied in front of the building where Gov. Rauner owns a lakefront penthouse.

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This week in Indigenous news: May 6-13

The Idle No More movement is being attacked and called "bacteria that spread across the country."

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Video: Minnesotans march for worker rights, $15 an hour

Local organizations and unions gather in the Twin Cities on April 15 for the national actions in the fight to raise wages.

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People's World hosts “ceremony for activists” in Missouri

A diverse crowd of 120 union, community, peace, and faith leaders joined together at the CWA Local 6300 union hall.

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Populism 2015 Conference launches campaign for "new" economy

They came from across America to launch a wide ranging, broad-based plan to make things right.

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Death at the hands of the police - this time in Baltimore

No city, town or hamlet can any longer feel immune from the devastating news that, once again, a Black man's life has been taken by the police

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Appearing humbled, Emanuel wins second term as Chicago mayor

"We didn't lose today, we tried today; we fought hard for what we believed in; you don't succeed at this or anything else unless you try."

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