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Bridge rally puts focus on jobs, infrastructure

Principal organizers were SEIU, MoveOn and Occupy Baltimore. Speakers included health care workers, unemployed workers, teachers and community activists.

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Thousands rally against Alabama's immigration law

In a united effort to repeal Alabama's anti-immigrant law, Black, white and Latino members of Congress, faith, labor, community and civil rights leaders kicked off a state and national campaign Nov. 21 in Birmingham.

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Occupy movement takes up new challenges

The Oakland occupy movement is stepping up activities focused on national and local demands despite police evictions of its downtown tent encampments.

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Occupy Congress to feature tent city of the unemployed in D.C.

Starting Dec. 6, lawmakers in Washington will have to confront, face to face, the people left jobless by the Great Recession.

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Live from Alabama: A historic day in the making

I am proudly representing the 2.1 million members of SEIU and standing alongside members of Congress, faith, community and civil rights leaders to speak out against the state's racist, anti-immigrant law.

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Scott Walker's got to go! (with video)

This past Saturday more than 30,000 fired up Recall Walker activists rallied at the Wisconsin statehouse in Madison.

Hackers target U.S. water systems

In the continuously threatening rise of cyber attacks, hackers have destroyed a pump that piped water to homes throughout a city in Illinois.

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Congress super committee yields no deal

Republicans on the committee favor closing the deficits entirely by cutting spending, including Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security.

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Black labor leaders: Alabama’s immigration fight ground zero for civil rights

African American, civil rights and labor leaders visited Birmingham this week to see first hand how the state's new anti-immigrant law is impacting Latinos.

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University faculty to chancellor: "We are not your ATM!"

In California State University faculty's first such action since collective bargaining began almost 30 years ago, two of the system's 23 campuses were idled in a one-day strike Nov. 17.

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