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West Coast ports shut down in protest

Nearly 1,000 rank-and-file workers and others marched on the Port of Portland, Ore., to shut down "Wall Street on the Waterfront."

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Despite attack ads, Elizabeth Warren gains steam (with video)

Elizabeth Warren's campaign to defeat tea-party darling Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., has surged to frontrunner status.

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GOP blocks consumer head in attempt to kill new board

"Let's be clear - this isn't about the overwhelmingly qualified Richard Cordray, this is about the Republicans doing the banks bidding by standing with them against the 99 percent."

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Bay area activists protest home foreclosures

It's a story heard in neighborhood after neighborhood here, as around the nation.

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Occupiers message to Congress: All we want for Christmas is good jobs

Protesters from Ohio sat down in the corridor outside House Speaker John Boehner's office, "bearding the corporate Grinch in his den."

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10,000 in New York march again for jobs

The Central Labor Council was the main force behind a march for jobs here yesterday that filled the streets from 32nd Street and Broadway to Union Square.

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Chicago PeoplesWorld.org readers celebrate growing fightback

They came to celebrate election victories in Ohio and across the country, the surging recall campaign in Wisconsin and the spreading Occupy movement.

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New Haven prepares for week of action for jobs

Actions include supporting the emergency need for massive public works jobs to restart the economy and aid communities, to be paid for by taxing the rich and ending the wars.

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Connecticut protests demand jobs for infrastructure repair

A closed youth center in New Haven and a highway entrance in Hartford were the sites of lively rallies Nov. 17.

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Bridge rally puts focus on jobs, infrastructure

Principal organizers were SEIU, MoveOn and Occupy Baltimore. Speakers included health care workers, unemployed workers, teachers and community activists.

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