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Confederate flags, monuments, going down in wake of massacre

Politicians across the South are distancing themselves from the Confederate battle flag, but tributes to slaveocracy and its racist legacy persist around the country.

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In 6-3 decision, Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act

"After more than 50 votes in Congress to repeal this law, after multiple challenges to this law before the Supreme Court, the Affordable Care Act is here to stay."

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Chicagoans rally for an end to racist violence

After reading the names and short biographies of the slain, the mournful airs gave way to determination as the emcees brought forth speakers from the crowd.

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Connecticut legislators - Whose side are they on?

Will thousands of kids be denied medical care, youth programs and adequate schools, or will corporate tax-dodgers be forced to pay their taxes?

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The fight for affordable housing rages in New York

The rent stabilization program was allowed to expire and over 1 million households are now at risk of being priced out when their leases go up for renewal.

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Texans exhale as legislative session ends

In Texas, labor's victories consist not in getting legislation passed, but in stopping some of the worst of the worst.

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Spoiler Alert- The man behind the curtain is Bruce Rauner!

Governor Rauner is at war with working-class families with the full intention of playing the school yard bully, picking on those of us who are the most vulnerable.

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Baltimore: A new generation of protestors comes into being

Langston Hughes elementary is not only an oasis for the 178 children who attend, but also serves as a venue for numerous after school and community activities.

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Protesters set up “Raunerville” outside Illinois governor’s penthouse

Nearly 200 Chicagoans rallied in front of the building where Gov. Rauner owns a lakefront penthouse.

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This week in Indigenous news: May 6-13

The Idle No More movement is being attacked and called "bacteria that spread across the country."

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