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BP oil spill, climate change still trouble the water in Louisiana

"The problems with the spill - will they ever end?" asked one worker.

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The Paul Lavietes story comes to light: A victory over McCarthyism

Except for the fact that he did not enjoy the renown of screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, Lavietes' story is just as inspiring.

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Two of Virginia's Congressional districts get re-drawn over GOP objections

Judges re-drew Southern Va.'s 3rd and 4th Congressional districts; GOP lawmakers had concentrated the region's African-American voters into a single district.

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Four labor/community leaders receive Hershel Walker Peace & Justice Award

Four organizers and activists were honored at this year's awards event sponsored by the People's World.

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Samaria Rice appeals for unity at Kent State commemoration

"You are not born with it, you are taught racism; let's look for a cure to racism just as we seek cures to other diseases."

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Cherokee war chief led armed struggle against white settlers 235 years ago

Native Americans and others from throughout the state commemorated the life of the great Cherokee war chief, Dragging Canoe, with a celebration.

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Mexico offers to build the border wall!

As many present-day American citizens of Mexican and Indigenous ancestry like to say, "We didn't cross the border, the border crossed us."

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Blood money? U.S. is world's top arms dealer

The U.S. is the top arms peddler in the world, its weapons sales to other countries far surpassing others, the Congressional Research Service reported last month.

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Dildos for the Bundy brothers: Love, laughter, and the politics of joy

Mailing dildos instead of throwing grenades represents a different kind of politics. It counters hate, anger, and violence by making love instead of waging war.

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Writing black troops out of Civil War history paved way for Jim Crow

"If we don't tell our own story it will not be told."

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