October

Anti-union water outfit now in court on contamination charge

One of the nation's biggest private water companies, which is pursuing an anti-union campaign, is also in federal court for water contamination and an attempted cover-up.

Occupy Chicago: A first hand account

With the crowd chanting and drums and brass playing, the police slowly started surrounding the crowd.

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Civil rights groups say: Tell MSNBC to fire Pat Buchanan

Buchanan has written a new book that predicts among other things the '"end of white America."

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Students: Obama loan relief plan good first step, more needed

Student activists say the president's executive order on the issue is not nearly enough to tackle the larger student debt crisis.

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Oakland demos spark call for nonviolence & end to repression

In the wake of the early morning police eviction of Occupy Oakland protesters from their encampments Oct. 25, confrontation between protesters and police came to a head in the early evening after protesters regrouped at the city's main library to march through the city.

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Occupy Oakland at the crossroads

Getting lost is the goal of the burgeoning Occupy Wall Street movement, which is to make the banks accountable to the people and pay for the mess they created.

Labor group and an Ohio town call for new immigration approaches

A town in Ohio says that by rolling out a welcome mat for immigrants, rather than persecuting them, it can help solve the immigration problem and fix its economy at the same time.

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Animal killing in Ohio highlights need for regulations

In the aftermath of this past week's tragic killing of 49 exotic animals, including 18 rare Bengal Tigers, in Zanesville, Ohio Gov. John Kasich is scrambling to put a positive spin on the calamity.

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It's official: Top 1% doubled their share of nation's income

The Congressional Budget Office said in a new report this week what the labor movement and its allies have been saying all along.

Police evict Occupy Oakland

In a massive pre-dawn raid Oct. 25, Oakland and other area police evicted hundreds of Occupy Oakland protesters from their two-week-old encampment in front of City Hall and a smaller camp in a nearby park.

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