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The fast against firings

While the Senate debates the immigration bill, labor and community activists in northern California charge that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency continues to require local employers to fire hundreds of workers, saying they have no immigration papers.

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March against Monsanto unites global food activists

CHICAGO - Just 48 hours after the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly rejected an amendment that would allow states to require labeling of genetically modified foods, more than 1,000 people marched against Monsanto, which spends billions in quashing such laws.

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Monsanto protesters demand GMO labeling

The march in Jacksonville, Florida, was part of an international effort that drew some 2 million people to similar marches held in 436 cities around the globe.

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In response to school closures, a new movement is born

A new national movement for education justice has been born all across the country, to defend public education from those who would destroy it.

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Sit-in caps push for Texas Medicaid expansion (audio)

Time is running out in this year's legislative session, but that hasn't stopped statewide activists from pushing for Medicaid and health care policy changes.

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Video: Protest targets senator as immigration bill progresses

Among the 11 million undocumented immigrants are 1.4 million Koreans who suffer many of the same low paid jobs, fear of deportation, as their Latino counterparts. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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