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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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Virginia GOP goes after unions with extreme measures

This will not be the end of the Republicans' 2012 anti-labor campaign.

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Arizona, again and again!

The Arizona House approved Republican Gov. Jan Brewer's plan to take away civil service protections from state workers.

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Targeted victims protest American Airlines bankruptcy plans

The flight attendants called the action, and the pilots and Transport Workers Union quickly joined in. Other unions and solidarity activists drove into DFW International Airport for the action.

Arizona next battleground in workers’ rights war

Neither the state AFL-CIO's efforts nor the special election recall loss in November of a key radical right ally stopped GOP Gov. Jan Brewer

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Domestic workers and their children march for rights

One Filipina caregiver from the East Bay explained that she sleeps in the same bed as her client: "What I'd like would be a bed where I could sleep by myself," she said.

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Indiana House passes right to work for less bill

In an assault on workers and their unions in the heart of the once heavily industrialized and unionized Midwest, Indiana's Republican-controlled House passed a right to work for less bill yesterday.

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Will Twinkies, Kodak wreck the American dream?

It seems another American icon is being chiseled away.

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