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Protesters target BART for cell phone cutoff

The rowdy but nonviolent roving protest was directed both at the BART's cell phone shutdown and BARTs police' fatal shooting of a homeless man last month.


Protests erupt over cell phone shutdown

The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit shut off cell phone access to commuters at train stations and protestors say the police violated their right to free expression.


In Connecticut the fight for jobs is on

"Connecticut workers want Congress to act on the jobs crisis with the same urgency that was brought to the manufactured political crisis over the debt ceiling."


Congressional Black Caucus jobs hearings begin in Cleveland

With African American unemployment at over 16 percent, the Congressional Black Caucus has launched a series of public hearings and jobs fairs across the country during the month of August.


Community, labor demand Rep. Akin protect vital social services

Nearly 100 community, labor and retiree activists rallied outside of Congressman Todd Akin's St. Louis office July 29.


NAACP: Over a century of struggle

Since its founding 102 years ago, the NAACP has been at the forefront in the fight for civil rights and social justice for African Americans and all working people.


Coal pollution killing poor, people of color, NAACP charges

More than 8 million people live within three miles of a coal power plant, and those people are disproportionately poor or people of color.


“American Dream” in Dallas: Organizing never felt so good

The disparate group of people who gathered in the modest neighborhood were pleased from beginning to end of the house party called by MoveOn.org.

Campaign presses oil tax to save California public schools

A group of public education advocates have begun a movement to tax oil extraction throughout the state of California.


St. Louis rally opposes cuts (with video)

Over 200 community activists, union members and students rallied outside of right-wing Republican Senator Roy Blunt's office in St. Louis demanding "no cuts" to Medicaid, Medicare and Social Security.

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