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Get on board the CT Climate Train

When the People's Climate March kicks off in New York City on Sunday, Sept. 21, it is sure to be a powerful and diverse assembly.

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Six reasons why Scott Walker of Wisconsin is a disaster

One of the "Worst Candidates for Working Families in the 2014 Elections" is (surprise, surprise) Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.

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Homeless youth need support now more than ever

This week marks the 40th anniversary of the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act,, which has provided funding for services to youth experiencing homelessness across the nation.

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade organizers invite LGBT group to march

Organizers of the world's largest St. Patrick's Day Parade say they're ending a ban and allowing a gay group to march under its own banner for the first time.

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U.S. schools more segregated than in 1954

The new segregation, by class and income, harms students just as the old state-legalized segregation in the Solid South did.

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Coalition tells president racial injustice underlies Michael Brown killing

Michael Brown is only the latest in a long list of black men and boys who have died under eerily similar circumstances.

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Thousands protest police violence in Staten Island

The marchers, from all five New York City boroughs, called for reforms in the process of disciplining police officers who use unlawful force, and in police officer training.

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Detroit water crisis shows the reality of our current social system

Imagine coming home from work or school and not having access to water for cooking dinner, or not being able to take a shower after a hard day's work.

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Journalists under police attack in Ferguson protests

President Obama, at a press conference today, said "there is no excuse for police to use excessive force against peaceful protesters or to throw protesters into jail."

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Despite police violence Ferguson community continues peaceful protests

The numbers of community members, Black and white, who attended far outnumbered any who had engaged in looting the night before.

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