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Studies reveal importance of Latino vote in 2016

More people are realizing that the priority for November has to be not merely stopping Trump, but stopping the Republican candidate whoever he may be.

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Supreme Court hears Texas plan to replace democracy with oligarchy

Once again, right wingers have come up with a scheme to dilute and diminish the voting power of minorities, and they might get what they want.

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Bernie Sanders uses signatures, not money, to get on Texas ballot

Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign has been petitioning for ballot status all over the Lone Star state, and the payoff is now.

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Immigrants descend on Supreme Court to back Obama’s executive order

If implemented, the executive order, issued by President Obama a year ago, would prevent families from being broken up.

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Millions of immigrants continue to wait for relief

This Friday marks the one-year anniversary of Obama's announcement of executive action on immigration.

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Today in history: Watching the School of the Americas for 25 years

Today, and for the rest of the weekend, School of the Americas Watch (SOA Watch) will gather on its 25th anniversary.

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Labor launches Latino voter education program

The Labor Council for Latin American Advancement launched a national campaign aimed at educating Latinos on the importance of voting.

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Pope's visit will elevate discussion on income inequality and wages

Labor has joined faith and civic organizations to ensure that Pope Francis' message on inclusion, solidarity and equality is amplified during his visit to the U.S. during the third week of September.

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Los Angeles does it again: $15 an hour!

The nation's largest local government voted to raise the minimum wage for county employees and workers employed in the unincorporated areas -- 1.2 and 1.6 million workers.

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Today in history: La Peña Cultural Center founded 40 years ago

La Peña was founded on this date in 1975. It promotes peace, social justice, and cultural understanding through the arts, education, and social action.

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