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Chicago to pay reparations to police torture victims

Victims of police torture would share $5.5 million, receive an apology and see their story taught in school under a reparations package.

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Today in history: Happy birthday, Karl Marx!

The ideas of Marxism are like a vintage wine.

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People's World hosts “ceremony for activists” in Missouri

A diverse crowd of 120 union, community, peace, and faith leaders joined together at the CWA Local 6300 union hall.

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Today in history: Four students killed at Kent State in Vietnam demo

The Kent State shootings are a long-remembered symbol of government gone amok with its power and fear of its own people.

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Baltimore prosecutor brings murder, manslaughter charges against six police

The officers are charged with second-degree murder, manslaughter, and assault.

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Pentagon commemoration of Vietnam War far from complete

The Pentagon commemoration omits contributions of the peace movement "on the home front" that helped bring an end to the war.

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Bernie Sanders makes it official: he’s running for president

Bernie Sanders announced on the steps of the U.S. Capitol yesterday that he was running for the Democratic Party's nomination for the presidency.

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Media coverage of Baltimore youth misses the mark completely

People know what they see and hear; the protests will continue and grow until justice is served and the people are listened to.

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Chicagoans stand with Baltimore against police violence

Peaceful demonstrators gathered at a police station in the Windy City last night, giving voice to millions across the country.

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Today in history: North Carolina’s Moral Monday launched in 2013

On this date in 2013, the first Moral Monday was held in Raleigh, the North Carolina state capital.

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