November

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Thousands join largely peaceful Occupy Oakland protest

Nov. 2 in Oakland was packed with rallies, marches, gatherings of children and families, and a disability community action. Later a picket line of 5,000 shut down the Port of Oakland, the nation's fifth busiest port, when longshore workers refused to cross it.

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Unions urge last minute calls to Senate today on jobs

The U.S. Senate will vote on the Rebuild America Jobs Act, which would immediately create jobs by putting $59 billion into infrastructure repairs.

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Civil rights, labor alliance mobilizing black voters to repeal SB 5

The civil rights movement and the labor movement have joined forces in a statewide campaign to get African-American voters to the polls Nov. 8, to restore union bargaining rights in Ohio by voting "No on Issue 2."

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Mass Day of Action gains broad support in Oakland

Occupy Oakland's Nov. 2 mass day of action is gaining broad support from unions, community organizations and faith groups.

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