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This week in Indigenous news: Memorial for fallen Native warriors

Scientists are beginning to tap into a wellspring of knowledge buried in the stories of Australia's Aboriginal peoples.

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Spoiler Alert- The man behind the curtain is Bruce Rauner!

Governor Rauner is at war with working-class families with the full intention of playing the school yard bully, picking on those of us who are the most vulnerable.

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Baltimore: A new generation of protestors comes into being

Langston Hughes elementary is not only an oasis for the 178 children who attend, but also serves as a venue for numerous after school and community activities.

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Advocates urge greater funding for human needs programs in California

Restoring and increasing funds for California's human needs programs tops the agenda of many legislators.

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Cuba travel bill advances in the Senate

Of progressive bills, the one that appears to be moving forward most quickly is the Freedom to Travel to Cuba Act of 2015.

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This week in indigenous news: protests, fashion, discrimination

Bethany Yellowtail's work is a vibrant, elegant melding of classic style and the staples of her Native upbringing.

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Sanders introduces Robin Hood Tax and free education bills

"The Robin Hood tax, which can raise hundreds of billions of dollars every year paid by Wall Street speculators, is the perfect way to fund this program."

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Rolling one-day strike closes Washington state schools

Thousands of union school workers in 60 districts across Washington are staging a "rolling one-day walkout" to protest the Republican-controlled State Senate's refusal to fully fund public schools.

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Democratic flip-floppers let Senate start debating fast-track

Following arm-twisting from Obama, 10 Senate Democrats who had voted against debate on fast-track changed their positions.

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