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Retirees gather, organize for social justice

Themed "Building Retiree Power," the ARA convention focused on income inequality and preserving Americans' right to a secure retirement.

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House Dems side with labor on trade pact

"Labor rights are now government-to-government in trade pacts, while corporate rights get to go over the top of governments."

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Life of General Gordon Baker, Jr. celebrated in Detroit

The life of General Gordon Baker, Jr. was celebrated with a huge outpouring of many hundreds this past Saturday.

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Sens. Warren and Sanders, Rev. Barber inspire at New Populism Conference

The "new populism" spoken of at the conference was described, defined and delivered with hope and realism. 

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U.S. ranks with Haiti, Iran and Mexico on workers rights

"We cannot and we will not stand silent while workers are impoverished through the supply chains of big business and attacked by their own governments."

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Massachusetts educators elect a new progressive union leadership

Madeloni ran on a platform of maintaining and strengthening union rights, labor solidarity, organizing, and opposition to the privatization of public education and to high-stakes testing.

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Portland, Oregon dumps Walmart bonds

"A city's investments should reflect the values of its taxpayers, and Walmart is consistently out of step with Portland values."

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Missouri Republicans fail to achieve much of their agenda

"Their whole legislative agenda revolves around this one central idea: Weaken unions and increase profits for big corporations."

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"Kill-A-Gay and Flog-A-Woman" laws protested at Beverly Hills hotel

The law effective May 1, in the Southeast Asian country of Brunei, provides for fines and prison sentences for gay men and lesbians, and women who have abortions.

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Teachers union leaders hit Supreme Court anti-affirmative action ruling

NEA President Dennis Van Roekel, a  Phoenix secondary school teacher, said it subjects minority group students to "separate and unequal political processes that put undue burdens" on them.

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