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Lobstermen take on Maine's tea party governor

IMLU Local 207 of the Lobstermen's Union is taking on Maine's tea party Republican Governor Paul LePage over a host of issues.


Julius & Ethel's final day: June 19th, 1953

Despite massive, worldwide protests, Ethel and Julius Rosenberg were executed in Sing Sing Prison; on this anniversary, their granddaughter has this message and shares videos.


Police settle lawsuit on use of chemical agents in Ferguson

"We had not seen this kind of excessive police force used against protestors since the civil rights movement of the 1960's"


Citizens United enabling Koch brothers to take over America?

Today two billionaire brothers are able to decide the results of elections throughout the country.


Union-led democracy initiative may tackle politicization of state courts

The union-led Democracy Initiative, founded and led by the Communications Workers, will tackle politicization of state courts, a senior strategist says.



President’s immigration action expands democracy, time to carry it forward

In a bold and welcome action, Obama announced he would temporarily end the threat of deportation for an estimated five million undocumented immigrants.


Judicial system and democratic rights at stake in 2014 elections

Basic democratic rights are at stake Nov. 4 if Republicans take control of the U.S. Senate and expand their domination of governorships and state houses.


Wisconsin moving to stop as many as 300,000 from voting

Gov. Scott Walker and corporate extremist backers could suppress 300,000 registered voters.


Communist reporter on Capitol Hill and other adventures

In 1984-1985 the National Press Club decided to drastically revamp the old National Press Building (NPB) where the People's Daily World had its modest one-room office.


Virginia congressional race focuses on women's issues

So in this year's November 4 midterms, the question is once more whether the Democrats can turn out enough voters.

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