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Today in history: The Americans with Disabilities Act signed 25 years ago

It was dedicated activism that accomplished these measures so that the benefits of living in a modern society can be accessed by millions more people.

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Education: is it job training, or preparation for democracy?

If we want our nation to create more people like history's innovators and inventors, we would be wise to teach our children how to think like they did.

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Jobs Not Jails campaign wins victory in Oakland

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors decision increases funding for community-based programs helping people when they return home.

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Rebel with a cause – a young Ferguson commissioner

"It's always difficult being young and a minority of anything. Because you always end up asking yourself, 'will my voice really be heard?' "

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Houston students debate rising tuition and debt in lively forum

Students shared their stories of having to work low-wage jobs to pay high tuition costs.

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Red and green at People's Climate March

The CP USA joined with hundreds of other organizations: labor, youth, peace, justice, clergy, political organizations and international groups, in the largest climate march ever.

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Detroit Labor Day: Democracy not for sale!

"The concentration of wealth in too few hands and growing inequality is hitting hard at working families."

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Closing of unionized plant becomes charged issue in Connecticut elections

The right wing Republican nominee accused the workers of causing the plant closing, what happened next was a lulu.

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Shutdown of Ohio aluminum giant Ormet appears final

Not only did Ormet's workers rely on the company for a decent living but the economies of Ohio River communities hung on the company's survival.

 

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Steel workers campaign to bring outsourced jobs home

"It makes no sense that manufacturing workers and taxpayers are still being asked to subsidize the cost of shipping our jobs overseas with a tax loophole that should be eliminated."

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