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Populism 2015 Conference launches campaign for "new" economy

They came from across America to launch a wide ranging, broad-based plan to make things right.

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Miners’ families welcome indictment of Massey Energy CEO Blankenship

A federal grand jury indicted the former Massey Energy CEO on numerous counts of conspiracy in the Apr. 2010 underground explosion that killed 29 men.

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Community-labor coalition cheers minimum wage ordinance in San Diego

But even as the San Diego Labor Council hailed the new measure, it warned about an underhanded petition to undermine it.

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An interview with USSA's Maxwell Love

According to Love, students need to build "relationships with unions - on and off campuses, to build bridges in the community, students are workers."

 

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At GOP fundraiser, protesters warn "Rauner and Christie - bad for Illinois, bad for USA"

Chris Christie brought checks to the fundraiser totaling $4 million, demonstrators shouted, "Illinois is not for sale."

 

 

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Sens. Warren and Sanders, Rev. Barber inspire at New Populism Conference

The "new populism" spoken of at the conference was described, defined and delivered with hope and realism. 

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Missouri Republicans fail to achieve much of their agenda

"Their whole legislative agenda revolves around this one central idea: Weaken unions and increase profits for big corporations."

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Mothers Day flowers nice but equal pay better

A total of 4.7 million moms and their families would see an increase in wages. That's one fifth of all working moms and their families who would benefit.

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"Kill-A-Gay and Flog-A-Woman" laws protested at Beverly Hills hotel

The law effective May 1, in the Southeast Asian country of Brunei, provides for fines and prison sentences for gay men and lesbians, and women who have abortions.

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Today in Eco-history: Coal mine disaster kills 128

The mine was operated mostly by African American prisoners who, under Alabama's onvict lease system, had been "leased" to the mine owners. Regardless of how minor their crimes were, all of them rdied in the disaster.

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