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"Communism" gains ground among Americans

A specter is haunting Americans. About one in 10 of them.

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Cop tied to torture goes to jail, but allegations continue

The city of Chicago is facing allegations that police tortured suspects into false confessions through much of the 70s and 80s.

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Wisconsin recall drive is ahead of schedule

Less than two weeks after recall campaigns against eight Wisconsin GOP state senators got under way, union members and their allies have already collected half the signatures they need.

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Attacks on public workers put women in bulls’-eye

Women are calling Republican budget cuts and attacks on public employees a double-barreled "war on women."

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NFL lockout is about stripping workers rights

Despite weeks, if not months, of labor negotiations between NFL owners and players, the nation's most popular sport could see its first shutdown in 24 years.

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Communist Party to host national conference

"We need a bigger, bolder Communist Party if we are to meet the challenges of the day," Sam Webb, national chair of the Communist Party, USA, said in an interview.

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Shame! GOP takes away rights in blink of eye

Republicans rammed through a bill that would undo 50 years of labor rights in Wisconsin.

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Islam hearings assailed as "un-American"

A war of words escalated between King and those who accuse him of starting a McCarthy-style witch hunt against American Muslims.

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Why the Wisconsin goings-on affect all workers

The only protection workers have to fight against exploitation is a working democracy. And so unions were born.

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Latino community rejects DOJ whitewash in Gutierrez case

A coalition of community and labor activists in Sacramento, California are demanding justice for Luis Gutierrez who was fatally shot by three deputies last year and were recently cleared by the U.S. Department of Justice.

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