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Labor, progressives warn Congress: Keep ideological agenda out of spending bills

"Riders from the Republican leadership are a way to manipulate the rules in favor of the wealthy few and big corporations."

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Award-winning elementary principal criticizes Mayor Rahm Emanuel, loses job

The "reassignment" to a different position smelled like retribution for the outspoken principal's public criticism of the Chicago mayor.

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Hillary and Bernie eye a wall to keep out right wingers

Said Clinton, "We will unify our party to win this election; no matter if you support me or Sanders, there is much more that unites us than divides us."

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Hillary is not a neoconservative, but her foreign policy bears watching

Her acceptability and in some cases support by right wing extremism was exposed in the media on Sunday, but such support for Clinton is not entirely new.

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Divest from Pentagon, invest in people

On Tax Day, protesters were staging a press conference with the latest attempt at temporary housing for the homeless.

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Hope vs. horror: Realities of U.S. immigration and foreign policy

We can't even talk about immigration without first addressing why people leave their home countries and begin a dangerous journey to the U.S.

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Flint doctor awarded for exposing poisoned water; three officials get charged

Meanwhile, the lead content of Flint water remains way above safe levels, and people are forced to use bottled water for drinking.

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We need affordable housing, not condos and townhouses

As one activist said, "there is a time to write letters, a time to meet, and when all else fails, a time to take to the streets."

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Ending corporate personhood: A bipartisan unicorn?

Due to voters' wariness of Wall Street 'elites', it comes as no surprise that there exists support for the elimination of corporate personhood.

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Over 100,000 New Yorkers banned from voting in primary

Even without list purges, New York State makes it difficult for people to vote, especially in primaries.

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