December

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Immigrants, allies call for halt to deportations, path to citizenship

A coalition of immigrant groups and community allies kicked off a 1,000-mile caravan to Washington, D.C here on Jan. 3, with a press conference at Orlando City Hall.

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Ten Commandments monument spurs controversy in Oklahoma

The American Civil Liberties Union is considering challenging the placement of a Ten Commandments monument near the Oklahoma state Capitol.

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Fix the economy: Only way to erase the debt

They are trying to tell us that the problem with the economy is the "debt."

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Unions to aim for labor law, immigration reform

Reforming labor law to help balance the scales between workers and bosses in organizing and bargaining, will always be labor's number one legislative priority - until it passes.

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Video: “Pot” tops “church” on Family Feud

Public opinion has shifted considerably on legalizing pot in the last two decades.

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Judge orders halt on Keystone XL

In eastern Texas, residents and activists have achieved a temporary reprieve after a Texas landowner filed a lawsuit against the company.

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Raising Medicare age would hurt seniors and the economy

The Republican plan to raise the eligibility age of Medicare would raise health care costs for seniors, hurt the economy, and put pressure on older Americans.

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“Fiscal cliff” actions urge Congress to tax rich, no cuts

The pressure for unionists to weigh in rose as the ruling House Republicans refused to budge from their stand for protecting the Bush tax cuts for the rich.

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People’s World media forum talks immigrant rights

"If we are going to advance the rights of all workers we must not let immigration be a wedge to pit worker against worker."

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Texas pols get kickbacks from corporate welfare

In Texas, corporations get big gobs of tax money from state funds that are largely controlled by Governor Rick Perry and Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst.

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