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Trump screwed Gary, Indiana; now he’s asking for its vote

Gary and Atlantic City, New Jersey - Donald Trump sucked each city dry and left town.

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Celebrating the life of James Connolly in Troy, New York

Irish Republican and revolutionary socialist James Connolly will be celebrated on May 14.

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On May Day

It's often forgotten, but May Day, the original, real, workers' holiday, originated in the U.S.

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May Day from the Haymarket gallows: Albert Parsons' words of 1886

As we pay tribute to Parsons and the other Haymarket martyrs, People's World wishes all our readers in the United States and internationally a Happy May Day.

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This week in history: Poll tax abolished 50 years ago

A three-judge federal court at Jackson, Miss., outlawed Mississippi's $2 poll tax as a voting requirement for state and federal elections.

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Cherokee war chief led armed struggle against white settlers 235 years ago

Native Americans and others from throughout the state commemorated the life of the great Cherokee war chief, Dragging Canoe, with a celebration.

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African American history event recalls even King had doubts at times

"Struggle, it never stops. It moves on. We make progress but we have to keep on fighting."

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Today in history: The Stamp Act repealed in 1766

The Act was a taxation measure enacted to raise revenues for a standing British army in America.

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AME Church founder Richard Allen honored on a new stamp

He was an inspiring figure whose life and work helped shape American history. 

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Sanders’ recent victories recall history of prairie socialism

The Sanders campaign is a major factor in re-igniting the flame of struggle for a more just society.

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