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Religious voters back Pope's stands against racism, income inequality, for worker rights

Pope Francis I has been outspoken about the rights of workers to be valued and respected - including their rights to join unions - and against income inequality and poverty.


Today in history: The Americans with Disabilities Act signed 25 years ago

It was dedicated activism that accomplished these measures so that the benefits of living in a modern society can be accessed by millions more people.


Unionists, retirees to lead mass pro-Medicare rallies on July 30

Unions also want to use the rallies to again push for "Medicare for all," namely government-run single-payer national health insurance.


Scam videos try to destroy Planned Parenthood - again

An individual with ties to far-right video scammers has launched a new video attack on Planned Parenthood.


Flora Hommel, 87: life as a labor of love

Besides being the founder of the Childbirth Without Pain Education Association, her work touched on so many areas ... health, women, city politics, world politics.



Texans exhale as legislative session ends

In Texas, labor's victories consist not in getting legislation passed, but in stopping some of the worst of the worst.


Today in history: first AIDS cases reported in 1981

In its earliest phase, very little was known about transmission, and public anxiety grew, sometimes reaching hysterical proportions.


Today in history: World War I vets demand relief

During the Great Depression, the "Bonus Expeditionary Force," a group of World War I veterans seeking to cash in their veterans' bonus certificates, arrived in D.C.


Cuomo acts to protect exploited nail salon workers

Gov. Cuomo is creating a task force to investigate nail salons around New York, following a report of widespread exploitation.


Today in history: North Carolina’s Moral Monday launched in 2013

On this date in 2013, the first Moral Monday was held in Raleigh, the North Carolina state capital.

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