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News for the rich and famous

To balance out our working class bias, we checked Forbes, the Wall Street Journal and similar sources, and hereby offer some news of interest to the rich.

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Fight for finance reform next in the national spotlight

As they celebrate their success with health care reform labor and its allies are already focusing on strengthening the financial reform legislation just approved by the Senate Banking Committee.

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Tired of bank greed, Missouri protesters say

ST. LOUIS - "We're tired of corporate America and the CEOs taking all our money," Ashli Bolden said as over 100 people protested inside the Bank of America tower on March 24.

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Republican lawsuit against health reform called ‘frivolous’

"Frivolous" and "embarrassing" were words one legal expert used to described a lawsuit filed by several Republican attorneys general this week to block the new health reform law.

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Mississippi court rules school violated lesbian student’s rights

The court said Itawamba Agricultural High School officials violated the student's First Amendment rights when it canceled the prom rather than let her attend with her girlfriend.

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Feminist pioneer Betty Millard dies at 98

Betty (Elizabeth Boynton) Millard, feminist, writer, photographer, political activist and philanthropist, born in 1911 under the presidency of William Howard Taft, died on March 6.

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Banks should pay to repair their mess, rally demands

The rally's point was dramatized by a man wearing a tuxedo and a pig mask who made mock attempts to steal purses and pick the pockets of demonstrators.

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Florida lawmakers put budget woes on backs of retirees

As the Florida state Senate tries to balance the budget by stripping teachers of pay and the incentive to teach in Florida, they are now going after retirees and pension plans.

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Students celebrate education aid overhaul in House health bill

Nationwide college students are celebrating and applauding leaders of the House of Representatives after they passed major student aid reform along with the historic health care bill on Sunday.

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Struggle requires long view, Jesse Jackson tells left gathering

A conversation with the Rev. Jesse Jackson before an overflow crowd opened this year's Left Forum conference at Pace University in lower Manhattan this weekend.

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