May

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Top labor leader: The fight is about morals

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka is redefining workers' battle with the radical right as a moral struggle, saying it involves the nation's future.

Massey coal alleges government conspiracy

They claim that the federal government, all the way up to and including President Obama, is conspiring to shut Massey down.

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Women's labor coalition honors Irene Hull

Women are being thrown under the bus as states and the nation try to reduce deficits by slashing budgets.

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Right wing pushes shocking child labor measures

Currently the number of youth who are unemployed, especially youth of color, has risen to a level not seen decades.

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Unions help towns in tornado aftermath

"I've been in the labor movement since 1998, and seeing more than 150 of my union brothers and sisters come together to help one another and their communities is the proudest moment of my life."

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"Red School Bus" stops in Chicago

Classes at the school were on the "political time of day," capitalism, the labor movement, racism and immigration and LGBT rights.

A Memorial Day massacre

The film was an on-the-scene report of what historians call "The Memorial Day Massacre," filmed by Paramount Pictures as it happened in Chicago in May 1937.

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Labor and democracy: Why is ALEC attacking labor?

The American Legislative Exchange Council's work is pretty much an all out assault on democracy.

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Mine safety chief: “Some still aren’t getting it”

The Mine Safety and Health Administration has found another mine with the same types of violations that caused 29 deaths last year.

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Nation's largest home builder asked to account for $900 million grant

In Michigan $900 million is missing and people want answers. Activists say PulteGroup Inc., the nations largest home builder, is to blame.

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