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Jobs stats prompt demand for action

DALLAS - North Texas Jobs with Justice initiated a news conference on July 2 as the regular first-Friday unemployment statistics were released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Texas Dems prepare for November election

Approximately 5,000 Texans attended the Democratic Party State Convention June 25-26 in Corpus Christi.

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Texas poor say “No more!”

DALLAS -- Local activists with the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, the Dallas Peace Center and others called a "Poor People's Rally" outside City Hall here, June 23.

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Freedom Caravan arrives in Detroit

A 1,000-strong People's Freedom Caravan arrived today in time to participate in the opening of the U.S. Social Forum, a gathering of thousands of progressive and left social and political activists.

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Texas bans capitalism

The Texas state school board has erased "capitalism" from the social studies curriculum and substituted "free enterprise," since "capitalism" is only used by "liberal" professors.

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Freedom Ride brings solidarity to Arizona

DALLAS - A busload of Texans traveled to Phoenix to help build the nationwide movement against Arizona's anti-immigrant law.

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Texas could become top Cuba trading partner

The Port of Houston has gained permission for its container vessels to sail to Cuba, and the trade and jobs potential is big.

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Texans demonstrate for jobs, immigrant rights

DALLAS -- Workers in front of Bank of America here in Dallas on Tax Day, April 15, demanded that banks help pay to create the 11 million jobs lost as a result of the economic crisis created by the nation's large financial institutions.

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Corp. shuts down hospital, puts profits first

HOUSTON - Amidst the nationwide battle over the right of Americans to health care, the Hospital Corporation of America announced March 16 that Spring Branch Medical Center here will close by May 1.

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Texas top court sets back freedom of information

The Texas Supreme Court's ruling is part of a national trend to restrict public information.

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