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Grief and restoration: Finding the path to justice in Orlando

Chris Stephenson, a leader in Orlando's LGBTQ community, says there's "a new hum of collaboration," but it's going to take work to keep that spirit going.

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Today in history: Juneteenth celebrates 1865 freedom for slaves

This still popularly observed African American celebration honors the day when slaves in Texas heard they had been freed.

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Veterans’ health care in crosshairs of privatization forces

A blue-ribbon commission is set to recommend that private health companies take over from the federally-run VA. Yet no one has asked veterans what they think.

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AFL-CIO endorses Hillary Clinton for President

"Hillary Clinton has proven herself as a champion of the labor movement and we will be the driving force to elect her President of the United States."

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Asylum looking unlikely for undocumented family from Colombia

This mini-documentary from the People's World shows how one family's hopes for finding permanent refuge in the United States may be in jeopardy.

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Elizabeth Warren: Some on Wall Street should be in handcuffs

Stiff fines of millions of dollars will not change the financial fraud that produced the Great Recession, Senator Elizabeth Warren said.

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AFL-CIO leaders: Orlando attack aimed at Latinos too

"This was more than just an attack on the LGBTQ community; the victims were overwhelmingly young and Latino."

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New push underway to get Congress to end the Cuba blockade

The blockade continues to hurt the interests of ordinary people in Cuba by the strain it puts on the Cuban economy. 

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Orlando: A hate crime against the gay community

This worst-ever mass shooting in American history was first and foremost a homophobic crime of hate against the nation's LGBTQIA community.

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Undocumented pay more in state and local taxes

Who would really benefit from legalizing all undocumented immigrants? Everyone.

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