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On May Day

It's often forgotten, but May Day, the original, real, workers' holiday, originated in the U.S.

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May Day from the Haymarket gallows: Albert Parsons' words of 1886

As we pay tribute to Parsons and the other Haymarket martyrs, People's World wishes all our readers in the United States and internationally a Happy May Day.

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Labor, progressives warn Congress: Keep ideological agenda out of spending bills

"Riders from the Republican leadership are a way to manipulate the rules in favor of the wealthy few and big corporations."

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Rebellion growing in Juarez border factories

Workers have marched through the streets and demanded recognition of independent unions.

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Democracy Spring kicks off in Philly

Activists have begun a march that they say will culminate with a massive civil disobedience action in the nation's capital. 

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Labor ally Donna Edwards leading in Maryland Senate race

Spring came early in Maryland this year - the pollen count is sky high, a G.I. flu has broken out, and there is a red hot election going on.

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Handing out news to the 99%...and paying for it!

"The photo brought back happy recollections of my adventures handing out many thousands of our paper at plant gates, in my neighborhood or at huge demonstrations."

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Sanders, Clinton neck and neck in Nevada

The latest CNN poll indicates that the outcome of the Democratic Party caucuses, taking place across Nevada tomorrow, are still too close to call.

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Philly coalition presses the fight for public schools, resists charter blitz

The fight to save and improve the city of Philadelphia's public schools has a long history.

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Today in history: Tom Hayden turns 76 (that’s the spirit!)

In addition to being an editorial board member and columnist for The Nation, Hayden regularly publishes his commentary in other major media.

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