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Lawyers Guild rapidly expands legal support capacity in Ferguson

The National Lawyers Guild, the nation's first racially integrated bar association, is providing several forms of legal support to protesters in Ferguson and nationwide.

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SOA Watch protest links immigration with foreign policy

Pinochet's army in Chile, generals who fueled El Salvador's civil war and murderous paramilitaries in Colombia's drug war have all been trained at the SOA.

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GOP kills Florida solar, takes the sun out of Sunshine State

"Florida already ranks in the bottom half of the nation for energy efficiency, and now will only fall farther behind, costing families and businesses in the process."

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Black Friday Walmart strikes biggest ever (with video)

Walmart employees' fight for justice and an end to retaliation reached a new level on Friday, with an estimated 1,600 actions and strikes.

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Fast food workers to stage nationwide strike Thursday

During the nationwide strike in 160 cities for higher wages and union rights, they will demand an industry-wide wage of $15 per hour.

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Coalition demands Senate keep country-of-origin label law

"COOL has been embraced by consumers who want to know where their food comes from and by family farmers who are proud to provide that information."

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Peoples Center receives award from Black and Hispanic Caucus

Just two weeks before election day, Anthony's Ocean View Restaurant was packed for the third annual New Haven Board of Alders Black and Hispanic Caucus Gala.

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GOP on wrong side of history on immigration

In the year and a half since the Senate passed a bipartisan immigration reform bill, House leaders refused to permit a vote on it.

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Activists shut down malls on Black Friday as Ferguson protests intensify

Demonstrators successfully shut down the Galleria for about an hour, not only for Mike Brown but also in solidarity with striking Walmart workers.

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Lesson from the 2014 elections: Inclusive 50-state strategy needed

The time for licking election wounds is over, but as many factors came into play, lessons are still being drawn from the setbacks.

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