June

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Events around U.S. mark 32nd anniversary of Oscar Lopez Rivera

Supporters of Puerto Rican independentist Oscar Lopez Rivera marked the 32nd anniversary of his imprisonment.

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Immigration debate begins in Senate as calls to end deportations grow

 President Obama insisted the "moment is now" to give 11 million immigrants in the U.S. without documents a chance at citizenship.

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Wealth returns to the 1 percent

The U.S. as a whole has regained all the household wealth it lost to the recession but it's the rich that have scooped all the cash.

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Left unity championed at New York meet

Several socialist organizations came together last week to discuss how to better unite the left.

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Higher education for the 1% or for all? Let’s discuss

What is the latest in the struggle for educational access? Join us for a teleconference conversation with United States Student Assoc. Pres. Tiffany Dena Loftin, Jun 18.

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“Jackson, hell yes:” Chokwe Lumumba elected mayor

The right wing's Southern strategy can only be defeated by a progressive Southern strategy.

 

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The left needs to stop self-marginalizing

For too long the left has not been a major player on our political scene. But that could well change in the coming decade.

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Defense argues Bradley Manning motivated by “humanist” beliefs

As the Bradley Manning trial begins this week, it has become clear Manning's motivation is the keystone of the government prosecution.

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Cancer patients more likely to go bankrupt

Cancer patients are twice as likely to file for bankruptcy as people without cancer, a study in Washington State has found.

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