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Vigil marks police slaying of farmworker

WOODLAND, Calif. - On a highway overpass here, a vigil marked the anniversary of the police killing in broad daylight of a young immigrant farmworker.

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Far-right Massey CEO pal runs for Congress

Former West Virginia Judge Eliott Maynard is enlisting Tea Party backing for his campaign to unseat miner-friendly Democratic Rep. Nick Rahall.

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News for the rich and famous

To balance out our working class bias, we checked Forbes, the Wall Street Journal and similar sources, and hereby offer some news of interest to the rich.

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Frank Lumpkin, “Saint of Chicago,” dies at 93

Frank Lumpkin, the "Saint of Chicago" and life long fighter for worker rights, full equality and socialism, passed away March 1 at the age of 93.

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Black history, labor history intertwined in Detroit

Between the two World Wars, the groundwork was laid in Detroit's Black community that culminated in the organizing of the world's most powerful corporation.

Immigration raises wages of U.S.-born workers, study shows

A new study by the Economic Policy Institute takes on the idea that immigration is causing a drop in wages of U.S.-born workers.

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Lawsuit charges Border Patrol with harassing Latinos

The U.S. Border Patrol and law enforcement agencies in northwest Ohio restrain and interrogate Latinos about their immigration status based solely on their Hispanic appearance, a lawsuit filed by the Farm Labor Organizing Committee charges.

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Finding that work-family balance

I’m always a sucker for certain headlines at the grocery store check out line.

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Trucks spew deadly pollution at nation’s ports, new reports show

Emissions from thousands of trucks filling our ports cause hypertension, asthma, heart disease, lung cancer and a host of other respiratory illnesses among drivers and surrounding communities.

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Capitalists caught misusing immigration law

DALLAS — A giant construction project for a bridge across the Trinity River is costing a fortune, helping no one and may not go anywhere.

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