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Ohio Labor Day fests defy "economic royalists"

Boosting the fight against Republican attacks on union and voting rights, tens of thousands rallied at Labor Day picnics, festivals and marches in cities throughout Ohio.

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Community, labor demand Rep. Akin protect vital social services

Nearly 100 community, labor and retiree activists rallied outside of Congressman Todd Akin's St. Louis office July 29.

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Retired, but fighting: ARA stands up for Social Security (video)

Barbara Easterling, president of the 4-million-member Alliance for Retired Americans, tells it like it is about Social Security and the budget crisis.

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Scenes from an uprising: Chicago We Are One (Video)

10,000 trade unionists and their supporters from around Chicago and Illinois poured into Daley Plaza downtown.

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Indiana Statehouse rings with "we are one!" (with video)

Over a thousand union members and community activists crowded into the Indiana State House on Monday, April 4th to speak out for labor rights and basic democracy.

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Video: Chicagoans march on monthly jobs report

Chicago Jobs with Justice joined with U.S. Uncut and other community allies and marched on the Bank of America, demanding that the financial giant pay its fair share of federal taxes

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On bus to One Nation, apathy is the enemy

Chicago bus riders to One Nation had job creation and racial unity on their minds, along with another challenge: apathy.

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FBI raids spark free speech protests

CHICAGO -- Peace and solidarity activists here held a picket line in front of FBI headquarters protesting recent raids.

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CHEERS to Marx, JEERS to negativism!

CHEERS to the political foresight of comic Groucho Marx, who anticipated the 2009-10 Republican Congressional delegation with his great song, "Whatever It Is, I'm Against It!"

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Protesters to GOP Kirk: hands off Social Security; jobs now

LISLE, Ill. - Angered by Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mark Kirk's repeated votes against extension of unemployment compensation and jobs creation, protesters crashed a posh Kirk fundraiser here Aug. 26.

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