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President’s immigration action expands democracy, time to carry it forward

In a bold and welcome action, Obama announced he would temporarily end the threat of deportation for an estimated five million undocumented immigrants.

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Judicial system and democratic rights at stake in 2014 elections

Basic democratic rights are at stake Nov. 4 if Republicans take control of the U.S. Senate and expand their domination of governorships and state houses.

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Wisconsin moving to stop as many as 300,000 from voting

Gov. Scott Walker and corporate extremist backers could suppress 300,000 registered voters.

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Communist reporter on Capitol Hill and other adventures

In 1984-1985 the National Press Club decided to drastically revamp the old National Press Building (NPB) where the People's Daily World had its modest one-room office.

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Virginia congressional race focuses on women's issues

So in this year's November 4 midterms, the question is once more whether the Democrats can turn out enough voters.

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Ferguson making changes in wake of killing of Michael Brown

The Ferguson City Council announced Monday that it will set up a civilian review board to oversee the Police Department.

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On the other side of Ferguson, a different kind of protest

Pulling together, volunteering and pitching in when city leaders seemed unable or unwilling to - just added to the unity building during a time of profound crisis.

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New generation finds its voice and power in Ferguson, Mo.

Each had attended multiple demonstrations and strategizing meetings, protected protesters and property from police violence or acts of looting and led marches up and down the street.

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Washington state teens initiate march protesting killing of Michael Brown

"I wanted to raise awareness about this issue and to support the people of Ferguson to let them know there are people here on the west coast who care about them."

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Yale art students show solidarity with Ferguson, Missouri

They walked in silence holding signs that read "Hands Up - Don't Shoot" and posters with the names of victims of police brutality from around the country including New Haven.

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