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Mayor orders cops to tear down first aid station and arrest 130 in Chicago

Protesting the mass arrests and the destruction of their first aid station this weekend, ordered by Mayor Emmanuel, nurses and their allies picketed City Hall this morning.

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Occupy Oaklanders wake up the town

On the morning of Oct. 22, Occupy Oakland's two-week-old camp in front of City Hall - now said to number 150 tents - thronged with visitors.

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In Virginia, North Carolina, President Obama touts jobs bill

Winding up a two-state tour this week, President Barack Obama stumped throughout North Carolina and Virginia, campaign-style, to rally support for the American Jobs Act.

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Occupy Chicago fills the jail with inspiration and solidarity

On Oct. 15, I was one of the 200 occupiers who were arrested standing up for free speech and assembly and against corporate greed, after Occupy Chicago attempted to establish an encampment at the edge of Grant Park.

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Thousands demanding jobs jam Oakland streets

Students, unionists, environmentalists, elected officials, anti-foreclosure activists and retirees joined hands to demand: Jobs not cuts, Work not war!

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Chicago fight back week for jobs (with video)

Last week Chicago joined the rest of the country and the world in action for jobs and justice.

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Occupation spreads to Detroit!

Occupy Detroit started off with a bang as close to 1000 people left the Spirit of Detroit statue  and marched down Woodward Ave. to Grand Circus Park where an encampment has begun.

Thousands occupy Washington, demand "jobs now"

The August earthquake shook loose some stones on the Washington Monument, but 10,000 protesters demanding "Jobs NOW" shook the obelisk again on Oct. 15.

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Wisconsin gears up for Scott Walker recall

The recall elections for Wis. state senators this summer may end up looking like small potatoes when compared to the massive campaign to recall Republican Gov. Scott Walker some time next spring.

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Senate to jobless workers: Drop dead!

Jobless workers took a day off from pounding the pavements to come to D.C. on Oct. 11 to lobby lawmakers for President Obama's American Jobs Act. It didn't work.

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