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Acting on principle: John Randolphs life and legacy

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – John Randolph, a great light of stage and screen, was laid to rest here Feb. 24 at age 88. Actor and activist, Randolph shined his light through the anti-Communist hysteria of the McCarthyite 1950s.

Corporate greed creates crises

Two simple examples of the unrelenting attack on working people: drug prices and no paid sick time at work.

State pension crisis

In the wake of numerous pension scandals and swindles since the 2000 market crash, it should come as no surprise that many U.S. state retirement plans are seriously under-funded.

National Clips

NASHVILLE, Tenn.: Hundreds demand “Fire Bush” / BIRMINGHAM, Ala.: Co. puts profit before public welfare / JACKSON, Miss.: City Council votes to condemn Patriot Act / SACRAMENTO: Californians unite to enact health care / WASHINGTON: Vets advance rights of gays in military

Attorney released from Ashcroft hell

PORTLAND, Ore. – The FBI apologized to Portland attorney Brandon Mayfield on May 24 after he was released from two weeks in the Multnomah County Detention Center.