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Trump v. Bernie: First as farce, then as tragedy

Actually allowing such a debate to go forward would be detrimental to the interests of voters everywhere.

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This week in LGBTQ history: Celebrating and honoring Christine Jorgensen

American transwoman was a pioneer in gender reassignment surgery and a fierce advocate for trans people's rights.

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Four labor/community leaders receive Hershel Walker Peace & Justice Award

Four organizers and activists were honored at this year's awards event sponsored by the People's World.

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Missouri senate defeats “paycheck deception” bill

The bill would have forced workers to "opt-in" to having their dues taken out of their paychecks--a scheme that weakens unions.

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Obama admin. should resist order to hand over names, info of undocumented immigrants

A judge who is blocking relief for young immigrants has escalated his demands. Sign the petition to fight back.

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Why Bernie should stay in the race

Bernie made clear that the campaign was not about him, it was about building a political revolution that would last years after the election was over.

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Obama threatens defense bill veto over anti-LGBTQ, anti-worker provisions

The provisions, inserted in a huge DOD bill by House Republicans, are among the reasons the administration told Congress the president's  advisors "would recommend he veto the bill."

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This week in history: American Humanists organize

Humanism is an ethical worldview based on rationality and scientific reasoning and rejects divisive superstitions and stereotypes.

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Women's rights group hails and right wing slams new overtime rule

The Economic Policy Institute estimates 12.5 million workers will be newly eligible for overtime pay or see their existing rights strengthened, including 6.4 million women.

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Hartford's "Fighting for Our Future" rally inspires struggle

Big changes require big struggles, and "May Day 2016 -- Fighting for Our Future" set a powerful and inspiring framework for the labor battles and elections this year.

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