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400,000 on ‘terrorist’ list

The Washington Post reported last week that 1,600 names are being added to the list of 400,000 people who are suspected of being "terrorists."

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The invisible wounds of unjust wars

The terrible mayhem and slaughter last week at Fort Hood Texas shocked us all. All of us feel deeply for the families, the loved ones and the friends of those who were hurt and killed.

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In Thompson's defeat, seeds of future victory

It would be a mistake to classify Bloomberg's November 4 mayoral reelection win as anything but a defeat for the working people of New York City

San Francisco Board set to overturn mayor’s veto on immigrant youth

San Francisco's Board of Supervisors is expected to overturn the mayor's veto of an immigrant rights bill that would preserve the city's sanctuary tradition.

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After gang rape, Richmond students come together for healing

The white streamers were everywhere ― worn as armbands, headbands, neckties, leg-bands ― as hundreds of Richmond High School students gathered on the football field.

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Elections yield both good news and bad

The early news was not good for liberals and progressives, but it got better as the night wore on.

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Climate change takes center stage

Climate change topped headlines in Washington and around the world this week.

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A Bronx cheer for anti-union development deal

BRONX, N.Y. – On Sunday, October 25, close to 1,000 Bronx residents overflowed the gymnasium of the St. Nicolas of Tolentine Church to demand a new “Blueprint for the Bronx,” a blueprint for responsible economic development, quality health care, decent education and affordable housing.

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Bush administration federal rules bite the dust

Included in the new defense law signed by President Obama on Oct. 29 is a provision that ends, by 2012, the anti-labor "National Security Personnel System" started by President Bush.

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Demonstrators stage sit-in at Cigna

Video: Non-violent civil disobedience is employed at a Glendale,  California Cigna office with protestors calling for a public health care option.

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