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Confederate flag taken down at South Carolina Capitol

The state's Senate and House voted to remove the flag; chants of "take it down" eventually morphed into chants of "U.S.A." as the flag was lowered.


Mass march July 13 at start of NC voting rights trial

"We have a strong case against North Carolina's voting law. Not only is the measure discriminatory, but lawmakers knew it would harm voters of color and passed it anyway."


May it displease the court: race and Justice Sotomayor

The Supreme Court announced it would again hear an affirmative action case in which a white woman claims she was denied admission to the University of Texas because of her race.


Maine and Quebec activists again protest U.S. anti-Cuban blockade

The U.S. and Cuban governments restored diplomatic relations, but U. S. measures humiliating and messing with the Cuban people are still in force.


Bernie Sanders applauds Greeks for rejecting IMF demands

"I applaud the people of Greece for saying 'no' to more austerity for the poor, the children, the sick, and the elderly."


NBC to Donald Trump: You're fired; Televisa drops pageant

NBC said it is ending its business relationship with GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he made about Mexican immigrants.


New website spotlights Jeb Bush policies identical to W’s

Forget the family resemblance, it's the resemblance in extreme policies that is truly uncanny. 


Bernie Sanders slams Republicans on Social Security

As the field of Republican presidential candidates grows, their calls for deep cuts to Social Security do, too.


Sen. Bernie Sanders' momentum continues to surge

Bernie Sanders is the common sense candidate for the Presidency of the United States.


Confederate flag buried belatedly in Florida

A park was the scene here on Memorial Day (May 25) of a symbolic ceremony of burial for the Confederate flag.

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