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1.3 million jobless could go over the cliff Dec. 28

"I was once the main breadwinner but now we are not really able to make ends meet."

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Thousands in Washington protest government spying

The march attracted protesters from both progressive and conservative groups in opposition to unlawful government spying on Americans.

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Audio: Demanding food safety, Houston protests GMOs

Houstonians join food safety advocates around the world to demonstrate against a biotech giant they say may be poisoning us all.

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Anti-Monsanto rally draws Texas protesters

BELTON, Texas (Texas Media Collective) - A misty sky didn't dampen spirits at the May 25 March Against Monsanto rally here. Local organizers pronounced themselves pleased with the turnout, which numbered some 60 people.

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March against Monsanto unites global food activists

CHICAGO - Just 48 hours after the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly rejected an amendment that would allow states to require labeling of genetically modified foods, more than 1,000 people marched against Monsanto, which spends billions in quashing such laws.

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Unions gather aid for tornado victims

Unions, led by the fire fighters and the AFL-CIO, are gathering aid for their members and other victims of the tornadoes in Oklahoma and Kansas.

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Arkansas, Texas towns poisoned with pools of oil

The rupture in the ExxonMobil-owned Pegasus pipeline, which sent a deluge of tarsands oil through the Arkansas town of Mayflower, is worse than previously thought.

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Arkansas oil spill paints town black, pipeline risks exposed

Exxon Mobil's Pegasus pipeline ruptured March 29, spewing thousands of barrels of heavy Canadian crude throughout the town of Mayflower, Ark.

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Protests call for "Robin Hood" tax to fund jobs, education

Chicagoans rally for redistribution of TIF money and a stock transaction tax to fund jobs creation, schools, libraries and clinics.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Republicans tell injured workers "you're on your own"

Proposed changes in HB 5002 will drastically change Michigan's workers' compensation law.