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Public to Fox News: Drop Stossel

News commentator John Stossel, formerly of ABC News and now working for Fox, has called for the repeal of the Civil Rights Act barring business from discrimination.

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CPUSA delegates eye November elections

Speaking about the Tea Party movement today at the CPUSA's 29th National Convention here, Jarvis Tyner, the party's vice chairman declared, "If you can't smell the stench of fascism, you may need some aroma therapy."

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Tucson's ethnic studies stems from desegregation decree

The courses and curriculum banned by Republican Gov. Jan Brewer were originally created to help settle a race discrimination lawsuit in the 1970s.

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Arizona takes another step backwards, critics say

Arizona has taken another step backwards, critics say, after Republican Gov. Jan Brewer signed into law a new bill May 11 that aims to ban ethnic studies in the state's schools.

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New foreclosures down, repossessions rise in April

With over 12 percent of current mortgages in danger of default - close to 7 million homes - foreclosure notices made a slight drop in April signaling a potential bottoming out of the housing crisis.

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Some sobering notes on African American equality

The fact that institutionalized racism persist in our country is rooted in the historical reality of 250 years of slavery followed, after a brief period of civil war and democratic reconstruction, by over seventy years of Jim Crow terror and state sanctioned racist discrimination.

Stop anti-immigrant madness in Arizona

The anti-immigrant "madness" currently unfolding in Arizona demonstrates the urgent need for President Obama and Congress to do more.

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Militia arrests signal return of armed “patriot” groups

FBI raids on suspected militia members over the weekend jolted a public already concerned about far-right violence that surfaced during the health care reform fight.

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Senate drug sentencing bill reduces disparities, not far enough

The Senate, by voice vote March 17, passed legislation that would reduce the crack/cocaine sentencing disparity.

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