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Communist Party's National Committee convenes just blocks from Occupy Wall Street

Leaders of the Communist  Party, USA, opened a full session of their recently-elected National Committee in New York  in a celebratory mood on Saturday.


Veterans say: We are part of the 99 percent

Veterans are observing Veterans Day by joining the "99 percent" in Occupy Wall Street and denouncing deadly wars fought to enrich the wealthy.

Thousands of women in North Carolina victims of sterilization

Over 7,600 women in the state of North Carolina alone were victims of forced sterilization according to recent news reports.


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


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.


Activists rally in Washington to reclaim American dream

Thousands of activists representing hundreds of national and local groups across the country are meeting here Oct. 3-5 at the Washington Hilton during the Take Back the American Dream conference.


Florida victories hailed as progress for same sex couples

 Two Florida municipalities passed ordinances recently that make employee healthcare benefits available to same-sex domestic partners.


Thousands show up for Black Caucus jobs fair (video)

Video highlights from the Congressional Black Caucus jobs fair/town hall meeting held on Aug. 31 here at the Crenshaw Christian Center with more than 500 people in attendance. An estimated 20,000 showed up for the CBC's jobs fair earlier that day.


A march for jobs and justice to MLK monument

The Reverend Al Sharpton's National Action Network, the NAACP and others have called for a march for 'Jobs and Justice' in DC August 27th.


Smiley and West poverty tour draws criticism, support

Talk show host Tavis Smiley and academic activist Cornel West embarked last week on a poverty tour to highlight growing inequality in the U.S.

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