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Mixed verdict, mixed response in Bradley Manning case

It is now up to a military judge to determine if Bradley Manning will spend the rest of his life in prison even after being acquitted of the most serious charge against him.

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City College of San Francisco: 99% vs. corporate education reform

The teachers union and the Save CCSF coalition believe that the agency is following a corporate agenda in the fight over accreditation of the San Francisco college.

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Across generations: Nation’s students continue progressive fight

The United States Student Association held its 66th annual National Student Congress at the Hotel Heldrich July 19-24.

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Rep. Steve King's idiot remarks are serious problem

The comments of Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, which stereotype undocumented immigrants as drug smugglers, have embarrassed his own Republican Party, yet are part of a larger anti-immigrant, racist agenda.

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Immigration reform lifts up all workers, says civil rights leader

WASHINGTON - A top civil rights leader has restated the value of comprehensive immigration reform to all U.S. workers, documented and undocumented.

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President Obama lays out his vision for the economy

The president framed the economic tasks ahead of the country as one of fixing structural problems that go well beyond the current financial crisis.

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Inmates & advocates press for changes as prison hunger strike continues

A hunger strike by California prison inmates protesting prolonged solitary confinement is now well into its third week.

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Florida’s Dream Defenders convene their own legislative session

The Dream Defenders, a multi-racial human rights organization of youth, began their takeover of the Florida Statehouse last week.

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Attorney General launches new voting rights battle

The Justice Department is opening a new front in the battle for voting rights in response to a Supreme Court ruling that dealt a major setback to voter protections.

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