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Thousands at Michigan Capitol: We are the people

A cross-section of the people's movement poured into the Michigan Capitol grounds today with this message: "We are the people - protect us, not the CEOs."

Chicago fights education cuts

Republican budget cuts served as the backdrop for a recent labor and community rally and march sponsored by the Chicago Teachers Union.

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In Texas, thousands rally to "Save our State"

Days after 1,000 union-inspired protests rattled America, tardy Texans held their statewide coalition march and rally.

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One Ohio Now: Kasich, you're cutting our future

Hundreds rallied at the Statehouse here Tuesday to protest Republican Gov. John Kasich's plans to gut workers' rights and public services.

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Speedup comes to the Ivy League

Today, speedup has moved beyond the assembly line, to blue-, pink- and white-collar jobs everywhere, even in universities.

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In Cleveland, outrage at Kasich "slash-and-sell" plan

Public officials, labor, religious and community leaders in Cleveland denounced the "slash and sell" budget proposed by Ohio Republican Gov. John Kasich at a town hall meeting last week.

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Third grade homework: Should U.S. put "illegal aliens" to death?

A troubling homework assignment asked third-graders, "What is an illegal alien?" and whether the U.S. should put them to death, force them to work in the army or shoot them into outer space.

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Nation's largest public college to offer free tuition

Miami Dade college will begin offering free tuition to local residents and discounted tuition to undocumented students.

 

 

 

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Dallas residents: "Save our schools"

Students, teachers and even one school board member protested education funding cuts.

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Next stop on the Red School Bus Tour: New Haven

Young activists are flocking to the Red School Bus Tour, sponsored by the People Before Profits Education Fund.

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