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Labor rally calls for jobs, protests Bank of America

A spirited lunchtime crowd of some 2000 workers heard local, state and national leaders slam Wall Street and urge action and large-scale investment for jobs.

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Women's history: Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, the Rebel Girl

In honor of Women's History Month, the seventh article in our series on the Communist Party's 90th Anniversary will survey a few documents written by Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, one of the most prominent women Communists in U.S. history.

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Variety gets thumb's down after firing top 2 critics

It seems no one is safe from the hard-hitting economic crisis these days including two prominent veteran arts journalists who lost their jobs Monday at Variety.

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African American Communist, WW II seaman, dies at 107

Jacob Green, an African American seaman who braved Nazi U-boats while supplying the Soviet Union during World War II, and later served as chairman of the Communist Party of Maryland, died Feb. 19. He was 107.

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In key Senate race, Democrats are divided

In Ohio, one leading Democrat is seen as having a better chance of winning in November, but the other has more money and is ahead in primary polls.

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‘Focus on jobs, jobs and more jobs’

Congress and the president must take swift and bold steps to stop the jobs crisis in this country, a coalition of labor and civil rights organizations told reporters on a conference call Feb. 19th.

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Extend jobless benefits!

Without this extension millions of unemployed workers and families will be dropped from the rolls. Contact your senators now!

Audio: Communist Party responds to Obama's SOTU address

The following is an interview with Communist Party Executive Vice Chair Jarvis Tyner in response to President Obama's January 27th state of the union address. It was conducted Thursday January 28th.

Obama deficit control plan draws fire

President Obama's plan to announce a spending freeze for some domestic programs during his State of the Union address tomorrow is drawing fire.

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The Communist Party and the press: A glimpse at nine decades

Over 90 years, the Communist Party USA has been a pioneer in using reporting and media to get its message out and build mass movements.

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