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Supreme Court OK’s violent video games

Are violent video games dangerous for young minds and is the U.S. military using such games as a way to recruit young people to go to war?

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Activists meet in Minneapolis at Netroots conference

Netroots was stocked with workshops about online activism and how the progressive movement aims to overcome recent attacks against working people by the GOP and it's extreme right-wing.

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Video: Fighting, teaching and learning in Walkerville

What a treat to walk around and talk to the "Walkerville" citizens! Great discussions going on all the time. History, political economy, trade unionism, coalition building and many other topics fill the air.

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Scenes from an uprising: Chicago We Are One (Video)

10,000 trade unionists and their supporters from around Chicago and Illinois poured into Daley Plaza downtown.

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Media democracy vs. corporations: “Most important issue facing country”

More than 2,500 activists at the National Conference for Media Reform, April 8-10, discussed the fight to defend and expand freedom of the press in the face of corporate power grabs.

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Fox dumps Glenn Beck

After 27 months of incendiary right-wing hate rhetoric, Glenn Beck's daily show on Fox News is no more. It's over and Beck is being booted off the air, for now at least.

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Across the country, hundreds of thousands declare, “We are One”

In over a thousand U.S. cities, unionists, civil rights and community activists gathered April 4, honoring the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., assassinated 43 years earlier.

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Skokie, Ill. students walk out for union rights

More than 300 Niles West High School students walked out of classes March 17 to protest anti-union legislation under consideration in Illinois' neighboring states.

GOP’s vote to cut NPR funds seen as attack on public media

The House voted today to bar federal funding of National Public Raido and ban stations from using federal money to pay their NPR dues.

Video: Danny Glover joins worker protest in Indianapolis

Actor and activist Danny Glover joined hundreds of protestors Feb. 28th, in Indianapolis, to rally against the state's Republican lawmakers anti-worker agenda.

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