Opinion

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In their war against workers, corporations increasingly choose lockouts

Employers have been engaging in class warfare for quite some time now. Recently they have added lockouts to the long list of weapons they have used to wage that warfare.

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Lessons from the grassroots for 2012

Last fall's municipal elections in New Haven, Conn., made history. The implications, if heeded, bode well for 2012.

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Bread and Roses struggle continues

This morning in Lawrence, Massachusetts, the local high school Girl's Ensemble was scheduled to sing "The Internationale" at City Hall.

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"We're unemployed and we are united!" at Take Back the Capitol

Those in Congress who are arrogantly playing politics with the lives of four million workers on extended unemployment compensation will not have a quiet moment.

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The voucher swindle hits New Jersey

Do former officials of the Bush administration and other right-wing Republican-connected people who lead these groups have any interest in educating working class and minority students?

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Motorcycle madness and fighting for what’s worth saving

My relationship with her is a trying undertaking, a constant struggle. She is a part of my family, and she is a motorcycle. She's taught me a lot about fighting for what's important.

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Manufacturing jobs coming back to the U.S.? What’s the catch?

The big-name Boston Consulting Group issued a report titled "Made in America Again: Why Manufacturing Will Return to the U.S." But the key word in the title is why.

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The power of the 99%

A new social movement is rising up in our country out of years of outrage, heartbreak, pain and anger at trying to make ends meet while CEOs and billionaires whistle all the way to the bank.

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Destroying the Postal Service in order to save it?

The big lie seems to be working. Most Americans now believe that the U.S. Postal Service is on the verge of a financial collapse.

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Hyatt workers strike in four cities after two years without contract

More than 90 percent of the unionized early shift in Chicago's Hyatt hotels showed up for picket duty instead of work this morning.

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