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America's Future: We are the change, we have the power

WASHINGTON - "We are the change, we have the power," Campaign for America's Future co-director Robert Borosage told progressive leaders and activists from around the country today.

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Civil rights enforcement top priority for Justice Department

Enforcement of employment, disability rights and other anti-discrimination laws have been stepped up.

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Jobs bill is 'light at the end of the tunnel'

Steve Lipton worked as a plumber for over 25 years - the last 16 with the same employer; the last eight as a general foreman. And then one day in January 2009, he was abruptly laid off.

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CPUSA delegates eye November elections

Speaking about the Tea Party movement today at the CPUSA's 29th National Convention here, Jarvis Tyner, the party's vice chairman declared, "If you can't smell the stench of fascism, you may need some aroma therapy."

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Organizing for America launches grassroots 2010 voter drive

Mid-term elections seldom spur much grassroots energy, but with much at stake this fall, Organizing for America aims to change that.

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Despite high unemployment, Black teens more optimistic

Despite record levels of unemployment, Black young people, since the election of President Barack Obama, have become optimistic about the future, according to a number of recent studies.

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Republicans poised to block debate on finance reform

The most comprehensive changes in financial regulation since the 1930's are unlikely to clear their first obstacle in the Senate tonight as Republicans try to hold out for a bill more favorable to Wall Street.

Stop anti-immigrant madness in Arizona

The anti-immigrant "madness" currently unfolding in Arizona demonstrates the urgent need for President Obama and Congress to do more.

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White House to fight attempts to weaken finance reform

Deputy Treasury Secretary Neil Wolin declared yesterday that "the administration will oppose efforts to provide exemptions for certain kinds of lenders."

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Peace activists say Obama’s nuclear policy a good start

President Obama introduced a new nuclear weapons policy Tuesday with the aim of reducing nuclear weapons and a promise that America would no longer build them.

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