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Latinos helping transform California and nation

Latinos have emerged as a progressive nationwide political bloc that no amount of right-wing posturing will let the Republicans capture in any significant numbers.

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New moves to tax corporate offshore havens

General Electric avoided $35.7 billion in U.S. taxes by putting $102 billion in 2010 profits in "at least 14" tax havens in Bermuda, Singapore and Luxembourg. 

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The people have spoken: Save our schools!

Hundreds of students, teachers, parents, staff members, and allies packed Chicago's Fuller Park Fieldhouse Thursday night.

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Tens of thousands take part in anti-austerity rallies

Tens of thousands of Spaniards took part in a "citizens' tide" against austerity on Saturday on the 32nd anniversary of an attempted Falangist coup.

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Ghosts of Memphis’ slave past: Fallout over renaming Confederate parks

The effort to rename Nathan Bedford Forrest Park, a memorial to the Confederate General, pre-war slave trader, and post-war founder of the Ku Klux Klan, recently began.

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Today in black history: Harold Washington won the mayoral primary in Chicago

In 1983, Washington won the Democratic mayoral primary and later was elected the first African-American Mayor of Chicago, serving from 1983 until his death in 1987.

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New York African American History Event 2/24: We're Not Going Back!

A Black Hisotry Month celebration in New York City, Feb 24, 2012 featuring Jarvis Tyner, Amiri Baraka, Pearl Granat, and Chris Owens among others. Will be streamed live!

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State takeovers of cities and schools are un-American

Michigan's state takeovers of cities and school districts have been very harmful to the public's interests.

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Today in black history: Malcolm X assassinated

Malcolm became an influential figure to many African-Americans and supporters of civil rights and equality, and continues to be so today.

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Militarizing Latin America: Obama has a choice

This past December marked the 190th anniversary of the Monroe Doctrine, the 1823 policy declaration by President James Monroe that essentially made Latin America the exclusive reserve of the United States.

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