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Teaching Tolerance hosts webinar with “New Jim Crow” author Michelle Alexander

Released in 2010, "The New Jim Crow" outlines the use of the justice system in the United States as a form of racial control that especially impacts young African American males.

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State of Florida itself at stake on November 4

Florida's governor, Rick Scott, has either stood by and let the degradation of the state occur or has actively contributed to it.

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Red and green at People's Climate March

The CP USA joined with hundreds of other organizations: labor, youth, peace, justice, clergy, political organizations and international groups, in the largest climate march ever.

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Voter registration, just a click away

Today is National Voter Registration Day and you can get started right now.

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Virginia congressional race focuses on women's issues

So in this year's November 4 midterms, the question is once more whether the Democrats can turn out enough voters.

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As elections approach, unions rev up fight for Social Security

"The tea party Republicans divide the country: Scaring people is not standing up for people."

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Some 400,000 climate marchers paint New York green

Generating some of the most excitement were activists from other nations who stood in solidarity with their peers.

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Activists gather for the Green line to the climate march

"This march represents an incredible diversity of people, all realizing that this is the same fight."

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Labor organizer wins MacArthur “genius grant”

Ai-jen Poo is a labor organizer whose compelling vision is transforming the landscape of working conditions and labor standards for domestic or private-household workers.

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D.C. hospital nurses campaign vs. short-staffing, for better patient care

"Since there are not enough nurses to safely staff the current ER, how are we going to provide quality care for more patients in an expanded ER?"

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