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Thousands demand that the rich pay their share

Thousands are taking to the streets to kick off a nationwide campaign to stop corporations and the super wealthy from gaming the tax system at the expense of the vast majority.

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Pomona College dispute builds on Chavez legacy

All over the country this weekend there were celebrations in honor of the 85th birthday of Cesar Chavez.

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Cesar Chavez: A true American hero

It's Cesar Chavez Day, proclaimed byPresident Obama and observed throughout the country on the 85th birth date of the late founder of the United Farm Workers union

Poll: Arizonans oppose right-wing agenda

Arizonans, including self-identified Republicans, overwhelmingly oppose the extreme legislative agenda being pushed by lawmakers at the Statehouse.

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Wisconsin board certifies recall signatures

"Today is another historic day in democracy for the state of Wisconsin," said Phil Neuenfeldt, president of the Wisconsin AFL-CIO.

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Unions demand that Romney fire his labor advisor

The AFL-CIO demanded that Mitt Romney fire his chief labor advisor for improper use of inside information obtained from his federal government connections.

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‘Arab Spring’ unions get top rights award

Two union federations that have been leaders in the "Arab Spring," in Tunisia and Bahrain, received the AFL-CIO's top human rights award.

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Georgia's anti-picketing law an attack on the 99 percent

Unions and progressive groups are fighting a new law that would make forms of protest - including picketing and peaceful sit-downs -- a crime, the AFL-CIO reports.

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Walker allies lose grip on Wisconsin Senate

One of the GOP state senators under recall here, Pam Galloway (claiming a family health problem) resigned this weekend, wiping out the Republican majority and leaving that chamber split 16-16.

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AFL-CIO defends women's access to contraception

In the wake of a GOP-induced controversy over contraceptive rights and health care, the AFL-CIO has stepped forward to defend women's access to contraception, "regardless of where they work."

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