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Labor leader renews call to bring troops home (video)

VIDEO: CWA President Larry Cohen talks about the union's message to America, bringing the troops home from Iraq and Afghanistan and endorsing President Barack Obama.

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Next Generation claim union, social justice organizing as their own

Younger CWA union members start Next Generation campaign to organize youth into better-paid jobs and labor's social activism.

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Video: Union thunder in Wisconsin

They came in with a roar. Bringing union thunder on Haley-Davidsons. Motorcycles made in Wisconsin by union workers.

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Video: Angry workers confront Wisconsin's governor

More than 3,000 people came out to protest right-wing Gov. Scott Walker and his illegal, anti-labor actions.

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It's not about money, it's about freedom: voices from Wisconsin

There is one thing Wisconsin union families want everyone to know: the protests are about workers' freedom to organize into a union and bargain collectively.

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Angry Wisconsin workers occupy Capitol

Thousands of union members and their allies have effectively occupied the state Capitol and the grounds around it for more than 36 hours now.

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Workers of the world need a “new global economic order”

VANCOUVER, Canada - In the video below, Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO, summarizes an opinion expressed by many at this global union meet: Make the banks pay to create jobs and clean up their mess.

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Mexican miners fight back: An interview with Napoleon Gomez

In a video interview, the president of the National Miners, Metallurgical and Steelworkers Union of Mexico talks about the Mexican government's attack on copper miners.

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Workers demand Chase stop Michigan foreclosures

The growing movement to "bail out the people, not the banks" came a step closer to being reality during a rally this past Friday at the United States Social Forum (USSF).

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Labor anger and determination resound at Social Forum march

DETROIT - Labor made its presence felt at the U.S. Social Forum on Wednesday at a lively march and rally in the center of this ravaged city, calling for jobs and an end to cuts in city services.

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