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Religious voters back Pope's stands against racism, income inequality, for worker rights

Pope Francis I has been outspoken about the rights of workers to be valued and respected - including their rights to join unions - and against income inequality and poverty.


60,000 call for justice for Tamir Rice

"We're here eight months later and there's still no justice," Tamir's cousin and the committee's coordinator told a rally and press conference before entering with a delegation to deliver the petitions.


Sandra Bland's jailers spinning autopsy results

The trooper plainly didn't like Bland's forthright defense of her civil rights; in Texas, you can be prosecuted for resisting arrest even if the actual arrest was illegal.


Government’s case against Rosenbergs gutted by release of key testimony

"It's time for the government to admit that Ethel Rosenberg was not a spy and that Julius was not an atomic spy."


Three in a row: SCOTUS upholds marriage equality, Obamacare, Fair Housing Act

"These decisions show how much is at stake in our nation's highest court and how critical it is that Americans consider the Supreme Court as we choose our next president."


Supreme Court rules in favor of marriage equality

"Today's ruling affirms what millions already know to be true: the four words etched onto the front of the Supreme Court - equal justice under law - apply to us."


Julius & Ethel's final day: June 19th, 1953

Despite massive, worldwide protests, Ethel and Julius Rosenberg were executed in Sing Sing Prison; on this anniversary, their granddaughter has this message and shares videos.


Spoiler Alert- The man behind the curtain is Bruce Rauner!

Governor Rauner is at war with working-class families with the full intention of playing the school yard bully, picking on those of us who are the most vulnerable.


Five months after Tamir Rice died, sheriff says investigation continues

 Cleveland police are noted for being among the most brutal and incompetent police forces in the country.


Death at the hands of the police - this time in Baltimore

No city, town or hamlet can any longer feel immune from the devastating news that, once again, a Black man's life has been taken by the police

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