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Federal IDs for all workers: A trial balloon?

The Senate is considering a bipartisan plan to require all working people in the U.S. to carry a biometric ID card with their finger prints or other markers.

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Communist Party head in historic debate at Univ of Georgia

In 1963, the Phi Kappa Literary Society at the University of Georgia invited a speaker from the Communist Party to the campus for a public debate.

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Union leader says politics behind attack on public workers

Attacks have no basis in financial fact, President Harold Schaitberger says. They're part of a larger Wall Street scheme to get its hands on workers' pension money nationwide, he believes.

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Unions to aim for labor law, immigration reform

Reforming labor law to help balance the scales between workers and bosses in organizing and bargaining, will always be labor's number one legislative priority - until it passes.

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Uproar, protests, as Michigan house passes right-to-work law

Amid protests, arrests, a lockout from the state capitol building and a Democratic walkout, the GOP-run Michigan House passed a so-called "right to work" law on Dec. 6.

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People's World Amistad Awards inspire action

Solidarity, determination, and celebration were the watchwords at this year's post-election People's World Amistad Awards.

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Sneak attack on financial regulations underway on Capitol Hill

A sneak attack against financial re-regulation - undoing the reforms imposed on Wall Street and similar finaglers after the 2008 crash - is underway on Capitol Hill.

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Labor movement celebrates with the nation

First there was anticipation, touched with a little bit of angst.  Then there was exhilaration.

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In Massachusetts, Warren race a ground operation

In the central Massachusetts region, the city of Worcester and Worcester County are seen as crucial to the race.

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