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Police evict Occupy Oakland

In a massive pre-dawn raid Oct. 25, Oakland and other area police evicted hundreds of Occupy Oakland protesters from their two-week-old encampment in front of City Hall and a smaller camp in a nearby park.

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Chicago fight back week for jobs (with video)

Last week Chicago joined the rest of the country and the world in action for jobs and justice.

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Occupy El Paso launched on Monday

Occupy El Paso began an occupation of San Jacinto Plaza in downtown El Paso on Monday, October 17, in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street protests in New York and around the country and with marches of "indignados" across Europe and elsewhere in the world.

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Online petition shows wide support for jobs bill (with video)

Within hours of its online posting, hundreds had signed the petition, with over a thousand signatures the first day.

Teach-in promotes labor-student unity

Thousands of students, labor leaders, and community activits tuned in to the AFL-CIO’s “America Wants to Work” National Teach-In last week.

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Young Latinos keeping their eyes on the prize for immigration reform

A major topic discussed during the Take Back the American Dream conference here last week was immigrant rights and fighting for the DREAM Act.

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Immigrant youth sit-in at ICE

Five undocumented immigrant youth staged a sit-in at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement prosecutor's office in Los Angeles, Oct. 18

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Occupy Wall Street protests spread to hundreds of cities

Occupy Wall protesters in New York are a major part of a "Millionaires March" today. Oct. 11, bringing demonstrators to the homes of five of the richest people in the world.

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Jim Baldridge retirement bash set for Nov. 5

Longtime People's World supporter Jim Baldridge is retiring and wants to use the occasion to help this website, his favorite online daily newspaper!

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And so begins the American Dream Movement

Organizers of theTake Back the Dream conference say plans are underway for a massive campaign for jobs and against cuts, with hundreds, if not thousands, of actions across the country.

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