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Thousands rally against school closings, vow "the fight has just begun"

Thousands of teachers, parents, students and city residents  protested the announcement by Chicago Board of Education that it will close 54 schools effecting 30,000 students.


“Stop breaking up families, immigration reform now,” demand protests

The civil disobedience at Federal Plaza was one of 10 actions that took place around the country organized by the Fair Immigration Reform Movement.


Chicago protestors: Cut the Pentagon, not our health

Don't break our hearts, stop in the name of love; we can't have cuts to programs we depend upon.


Rally demands banks stop foreclosing on veterans

Anti-foreclosure campaigners gathered to demand that banks stop foreclosure proceedings against a group of elderly veterans - most in their 90s - who are threatened with the loss of their homes.


Romney confronted in the air, on land, and at sea!

Nearly 100 demonstrators - with air support from a plane flying a banner - protested Mitt Romney's big fundraiser yesterday.


Activists abuzz over Bayer’s bee killing

Some 90+ activists gathered in San Pablo Park in West Berkeley, California, near where one of the Bayer facilities was located, to protest the company's insect-killing.


Iraq and Afghanistan veterans return medals at NATO protest

U.S. veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars threw their medals towards the site of the NATO Summit May 20 in what was called the most dramatic antiwar action by ex-GIs since Vietnam.


Florida’s progressive forces unite against insurance company

Progressive forces from around Florida converged here May 17 to protest Coventry Health Care's use of its mega-profits to oppose the Affordable Care Act.


Thousands converge on Chicago on first big day of protests

Thousands rallied and marched peacefully in downtown Chicago Saturday in the biggest protests so far against NATO, the relic of the cold war holding a May 20-21 summit here.


Nurses to go ahead with Chicago protest

Video: Nurses swing into action after Chicago pulls protest march permit.

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