November

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Connecticut leaders to receive People’s World awards

Three leaders have been named as recipients of the Amistad Award to be presented here by the People's World on Sunday, Dec. 5.

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Jobless cry: "Save our holiday, extend UI benefits!"

Angry but undaunted, the labor movement called for  the “lame duck” Conngress to approve an extension of unemployment benefits before they adjourn for the holidays in December.

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Debt panel to workers: Drop Dead!

The Nov. 10 preliminary report from the federal budget deficit commission "tells working Americans to 'Drop Dead.'"

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Unemployed rally in Chicago after elections

 The Chicago Unemployed Workers Council, a project of Chicago Jobs with Justice, staged a jobs demonstration last Friday to coincide with the release of unemployed figures for October.

Obama signals he will push Congress for action on economy

President Obama signaled this weekend that he will push for action on the economy during the lame duck Congress this month.

Deficits are killing us

That slogan did play a big role in killing us in the 2010 elections.

Trumka: Voters don't want to go back

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said as he wrapped up campaigning in Philadelphia on Election Day that voters "don't want to go back to the times when Wall Street controlled everything."

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Crunch time for the midterm elections

It's crunch time! The polls are open and today's the day to cast your vote for candidates who will fight for working families, not candidates funded by the corporations.

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World Youth Festival to be held in South Africa

Thousands of youth and students from countries across the globe will convene in South Africa Dec. 13-21, to participate in the 17th World Festival of Youth and Students.