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Today in history: The Civil War ends

The death toll is estimated at perhaps as many as 750,000, out of a total U.S. population of only 30 million at the time.


Jesus “Chuy” Garcia campaigns in Los Angeles for support

Chuy asked the people in LA to join him in making history with this groundbreaking campaign.


Chuy, mayoral candidate in Chicago, ‘educates’ Rahm

Emanuel "took money from these schools and gave it to elite private schools founded by big campaign contributors," Garcia charges.


Mayor Ras Baraka tops Harlem evening of black culture and struggle

The meeting's theme was "Support City Officials Who Fight for Equality, a Living Wage and Against Racism."


Debtors fight back at up-from-debt summit

Hundreds of working people crowded a union hall here Mar. 14 and cheered calls for action to end the nation's debt crisis.


St. Louis Workers Ed Society: a mix of Motown and activism

What do you get when you mix Motown music and activism? 

Answer: The St. Louis Workers' Education Society.


SEIU pledges “people power” to Garcia campaign in Chicago

One of Chicago's most influential labor groups took a stand Sunday in support of the candidacy of Jesus "Chuy" Garcia.


Former Cuban Five prisoner seeks friendship with U.S.

"Keep the solidarity movement going in the fight to lift the blockade. Please extend our deepest gratitude to all."


Caregiving matters: International Women’s Day in Los Angeles

The global theme of this year's Mar. 7 annual International Women's Day event was "A Living Wage for Mothers and All Caregivers." 


Ed Gomes elected as country's first Working Families state legislator

"As the first elected on the Working Families Party, I support the Women's Economic Agenda and the Everybody Benefits Coalition."

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