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Rallies call for “Contract for the American Dream”

Demonstrators gathered around the country calling on public officials to respond to the economic crisis by putting people back to work in good jobs.

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Chicago activists rally for jobs not cuts

Dozens of unemployed activists and supporters rallied here at Federal Plaza August 5 urging Congress to enact a massive federal jobs program and not to cut badly needed social entitlement programs.

Chicago rally: Hands off Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid

It was 101 degrees in the shade, but that didn't stop 200 white-haired retirees and others from rallying against any cuts to these programs.

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Fight against privatization roils a Maryland county

Hundreds of Frederick County workers packed the county hearing room to speak to the five county commissioners two days in a row this week.

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“Rebuild the Dream”: For Henry Rhodes it’s still out of reach

In house parties across the nation, 25,000 participants told heartfelt stories of their struggles to make the "American dream" a reality.

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Minnesota unions await details of deal to end shutdown

The two sides were at an impasse over how to resolve a $5 billion deficit for the budget period that started July 1.

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Retired, but fighting: ARA stands up for Social Security (video)

Barbara Easterling, president of the 4-million-member Alliance for Retired Americans, tells it like it is about Social Security and the budget crisis.

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Cantor, GOP hoping to bring down Obama on debt ceiling

Republicans appear ready to cause mass havoc for the United States - all for the chance to bring down President Obama.

Pick up the phone today

It's toll-free: today and tomorrow, July 14 and 15, call 1-866-251-4044 and voice your opposition to any plans to cut Social Security.

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St. Louis rally opposes cuts (with video)

Over 200 community activists, union members and students rallied outside of right-wing Republican Senator Roy Blunt's office in St. Louis demanding "no cuts" to Medicaid, Medicare and Social Security.

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