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.

GOP poised to pull lifeline from jobless

If Congress fails to immediately extend benefits more than two million jobless workers will lose their lifeline in December.

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Broad coalition urges passage of DREAM Act

Supporters of the DREAM act range from the labor movement to self-identified conservatives.

Unions were California’s election game-changer

California's labor movement was the game-changer in the state's Democratic election sweep.

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Hundreds remember ReeAnne Halonen, 1943-2010

ReeAnne Halonen got her last wish. A Dixieland band on Nov. 14 led family and friends with trumpet and trombone blaring in a funeral procession up the street to a park two blocks from her home.

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Money kills democracy in Texas

Every statewide race in Texas was awash with big money.

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How Connecticut bucked the nation

Two weeks before election day, an unnamed outside Republican business group poured $1 million into vicious ads attacking Democratic incumbent Rep. Chris Murphy in the 5th Congressional District, claiming he voted for "Viagra for sex offenders."

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Tax cuts for the rich? Fight in Congress begins

On Saturday President Obama repeated his  position that tax cuts for the middle class should be continued and tax cuts for the rich should be ended, but one Democrat is already caving in to Republicans.

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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.

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KPFA workers fight sudden layoffs

Pacifica management recently laid off the entire staff of the station's highly popular Morning Show, which airs weekdays from 7 to 9 a.m. at 94.1 FM.

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