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Roanoke rally for voting rights planned for June 25

Attendees will rally to defend the right to vote and to support a restoration of the Voting Rights Act.

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House votes to stand with workers on trade

"The voices of everyone working to ensure future trade deals safeguard workers and the environment have been heard."

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Final countdown to stop TPP: call today

We're flooding our representatives' phones today asking them to vote "No" on all trade bills. 

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UFC's ultimate fighters battle for fair treatment

Sara McMann researched and found that 86 percent of women fighters in the UFC could be negatively impacted by the deal with Reebok.

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Labor led coalition wins victories in Philly primary

The city's labor movement came together to nominate James Kenney as the Philly Democrats' mayoral candidate this November.

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Baltimore United for Change takes root

As Freddie Gray lay dying in Maryland Shock Trauma Center, a group of activists was planning to curb police brutality in Baltimore.

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Bernie Sanders makes it official: he’s running for president

Bernie Sanders announced on the steps of the U.S. Capitol yesterday that he was running for the Democratic Party's nomination for the presidency.

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Public education key issue in Philly mayoral race

This year's election is not shaping up as your "normal" off year primary in the City of Brotherly Love.

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Low wage strikes and protests biggest in U.S. history

Low-wage workers in over 200 cities, backed by the nation's unions, walked off their jobs or joined protesters yesterday from one end of the nation to the other.

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St. Louis Workers Ed Society: a mix of Motown and activism

What do you get when you mix Motown music and activism? 

Answer: The St. Louis Workers' Education Society.

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