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Wisconsin recall set for June 5 - is the end near for Walker?

Voters will be headed to the polls for recall elections involving Gov. Scott Walker, Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, and four Republican state senators.

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“Recall Walker!” – 62,000 Wisconsin workers fight back

Wisconsinites stood up and proved that once again, they are ready to fight.

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Payday lending makes banks big profits

In their constant quest for ever-larger profits, at least five of the nation's leading banks have entered the sleazy, unscrupulous, and usurious field of payday lending.

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Wisconsin judge halts state photo ID law for April 3 election

Calling it "the single most restrictive voter eligibility law" in the nation, Judge David Flanagan issued a temporary injunction stopping the state's requirement to show a photo ID  in the April 3 elections.

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Judge scraps farmers’ case against Monsanto

The plaintiffs had sought a judgment to stop Monsanto from suing them for growing crops containing genes patented by the company.

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Office Depot, Macy’s, Publix slammed on wage-theft stance

Community activists, clergy and labor came together in defense of a simple concept - the right of workers to be paid for the work they do.

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Hundreds continue Selma-Montgomery march across Alabama

In addition to shining a light on current day attacks on voting rights, immigrant rights and workers rights. marchers yesterday added the fight for universal public education to their agenda.

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Michigan says "Stand up for democracy"

"In this country we are not supposed to have czars or dictators, we are supposed to have elected officials we can hold accountable."

Georgia sheriff condemns proposed anti-picketing law

At a press conference yesterday, leaders of numerous civil rights, community, faith, environmental and labor organizations also condemned the bill.

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Public workers leader calls for united action to save union, civil rights

"You gave voice to what I have been feeling for so long," exclaimed several participants in response to a speech by Raglan George.

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