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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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New Missouri state lawmaker will challenge corporate greed

 "I came from the people, I represent the people, I cannot be bought," Bruce Franks told People's World.

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Republican platform calls for destruction of workers' rights

Here's a comparison between the Democratic and Republican platforms; because the Republicans use coded, twisted language, we've included helpful translations.

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From our September 11, 2001 archives: Facing the future from Ground Zero

On September 11, 2001, only a few members of the then-People's Weekly World staff were in the Manhattan editorial office when the airplanes hit the Twin Towers.

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Unions push Congress to curb banks, restore Glass-Steagall

Unions and progressive groups are circulating a petition to congressional leaders.

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In battleground Missouri, Senate candidate Kander slams GOP rival over workers’ rights

In Missouri, GOP Sen. Roy Blunt faces a tough challenge from labor-backed Jason Kander. 

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Analyst: Adults, not teens, are lopsided majority of minimum wage workers

Researcher Monica Garcia-Perez presented her findings to an AFL-CIO-co-sponsored conference on race, income and inequality.

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The Powell Memo and the war on workers

In 1971, Lewis Powell, well-connected conservative corporate lawyer, wrote a document that has changed our lives for 45 years.

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Pence heaps praise on ALEC

Indiana's governor addressed - and hailed - the American Legislative Exchange Council, disregarding worker protests.

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Trump’s VP pick Mike Pence addresses right-wing lobby ALEC

Indiana's governor, Trump's Republican running mate, addressed - and hailed - ALEC, disregarding worker protests out front of the secretive right-wing cabal's meeting.

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