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Pete Seeger on the power of songs, an interview

Now is Pete Seeger's 92nd birthday. Happy birthday Pete!

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We Are One on May Day

International Worker's Day has come home. Out of the depths of the raging class war against public workers, their unions and all working people, has arisen a call by the labor movement from Wisconsin to Connecticut to rally on May Day

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Recall fight makes history in Wisconsin

Supporters of public-sector unions in Wisconsin filed enough petition signatures to force two Republican senators into recall elections, only four of which have ever been carried out in the state's history.

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LaHood “had no idea” air traffic controllers were tired

The problem started 30 years ago when Reagan fired the air traffic controllers who were protesting the very conditions that led to this debacle.

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Thousands drown out GOP at Michigan Capitol

The Rally for Michigan Families was the largest and most diverse demonstration since protests against the Republican attack began here a month ago. "The Republicans could never have a rally like this," said one participant.

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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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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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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.

Video: Danny Glover joins worker protest in Indianapolis

Actor and activist Danny Glover joined hundreds of protestors Feb. 28th, in Indianapolis, to rally against the state's Republican lawmakers anti-worker agenda.

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Conn. gov joins in "We are one with the workers of Wisconsin"

"I am proud to stand with you and the workers of Wisconsin," Connecticut Gov. Daniel Malloy told hundreda at a Hartford rally Tuesday.

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