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Newsmaker Awards honor Connecticut activists

It was an overflow crowd with inspiring presentations and music at the People's Center in New Haven, CT on April 25 for the People's World/Mundo Popular Newsmaker Awards.

Bronx tenants file lawsuit over foreclosure, hold banks responsible

In New York City there's another face to foreclosure crisis: that of tenants living in buildings that were sold a few years ago, but whose new owners have declared bankruptcy.

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Unions, community to Wells Fargo: We are not your ATM!

From all around the Bay Area and beyond they came, a thousand strong - union members proudly displaying their banners, community organizations from neighborhoods wracked by foreclosures and unemployment.

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Senators call for regulating Facebook privacy policies

Democratic senators during a press conference Tuesday expressed concern that the popular social networking site Facebook is not being careful when it comes to protecting the privacy of its users.

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Anger at Wall Street could force Republican retreat

Angry senators grilling Goldman Sachs executives on Capitol Hill  fueled a firestorm that could break the GOP's latest filibuster.

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Energy bill stalling has groups riled up

Leaders of 31 national organizations sent a letter to the Senate today pressing senators "not to squander the great promise of bipartisan action" for "strong clean energy and climate change legislation."

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Ex-inmates need across-the-board help, panelists say

Alameda County elected officials, law enforcement officials, community organizations and current and former inmates came together April 22, to consider how best to help former prisoners.

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Thousands march for California's future

SACRAMENTO - At least 12,000 people marched here recently, crowding on to the space in front of the State Capitol to protest corporate greed.

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Republicans poised to block debate on finance reform

The most comprehensive changes in financial regulation since the 1930's are unlikely to clear their first obstacle in the Senate tonight as Republicans try to hold out for a bill more favorable to Wall Street.

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The photography of Milton Rogovin

Milton Rogovin, at 100 years young, keeps up his activism as his photographs gain wide notoriety.

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