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Labor joins community at Ferguson march

As the mile-long column marched down the main street of Florissant, whole families poured from their doors and joined the procession: the peoples' struggle is the workers' struggle.

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Protesters speak out on massive failure of policing in Ferguson

The interviews with people in Ferguson demonstrate how what should have been a week of peaceful protest became for Ferguson the trauma of experiencing police terrorism.

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Ferguson community struggles for justice, unity and peace

"Due to huge turnout, it took me hours to travel the two miles from my home to the site of a rally in a packed church Sunday, a day of healing, a day of looking for answers."

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Across the country: Peaceful protests against police killing in Ferguson

Everywhere the message was the same: There is no excuse in the United States of America for rifles and heavy weaponry to be aimed at people exercising their right to peaceful protest.

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Black Panther Eddie Conway, free after 44 years, calls for release of all political prisoners

Marshall Eddie Conway charged that many, like himself, were victims of frame-ups orchestrated under the infamous FBI Counter Intelligence Program (COINTELPRO).

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Marxist economist Richard Wolff draws overflow crowds

They flocked to hear the unapologetically self-avowed "Marxian economist" who has long toiled in the obscurity of academia and left circles.

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Detroit bankruptcy: Revenue, not spending, the problem

The ruling concerns the 23,500 retired city workers collecting pension benefits.

 

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Today in history: President Lincoln's Gettysburg Address

One of the best-known speeches in American history, it was delivered by Lincoln in the midst of the Civil War, four and a half months after the Union armies defeated those of the Confederacy at the Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

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Dem lawmakers: Slow down on Pacific trade bill

The lawmakers said the two pacts, especially the TPP, cover far more than trade.

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Nothing is happening? Activists are busy in Dallas

From an SMU organizing seminar to an AFL-CIO rally opposing the way big money is undermining democracy, activism is alive and well in Dallas.

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