April

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Calif. bill would add LGBT history in public schools

Lawmakers are considering a bill to make sure the historical contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people are accurately portrayed in public schools.

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Class of 2011 faces worst jobs crisis ever recorded

Students graduating this year face the worst labor market ever encountered by a graduating class.

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Congressional Black Caucus would boost social programs & revenue

Continuing a 30-year-long tradition, the Congressional Black Caucus April 14 presented its alternative budget for fiscal 2012 to the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Students, faculty occupy building to protest cuts

Students and faculty at California State University in East Bay marched to administration offices, then occupied the building in protest.

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Thousands at Michigan Capitol: We are the people

A cross-section of the people's movement poured into the Michigan Capitol grounds today with this message: "We are the people - protect us, not the CEOs."

Chicago fights education cuts

Republican budget cuts served as the backdrop for a recent labor and community rally and march sponsored by the Chicago Teachers Union.

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In Texas, thousands rally to "Save our State"

Days after 1,000 union-inspired protests rattled America, tardy Texans held their statewide coalition march and rally.

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One Ohio Now: Kasich, you're cutting our future

Hundreds rallied at the Statehouse here Tuesday to protest Republican Gov. John Kasich's plans to gut workers' rights and public services.

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Speedup comes to the Ivy League

Today, speedup has moved beyond the assembly line, to blue-, pink- and white-collar jobs everywhere, even in universities.

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In Cleveland, outrage at Kasich "slash-and-sell" plan

Public officials, labor, religious and community leaders in Cleveland denounced the "slash and sell" budget proposed by Ohio Republican Gov. John Kasich at a town hall meeting last week.