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Economic blockade against Cuba – still alive and dangerous

From financial penalties to blocking transactions with Cuban state-run businesses, the U.S. blockade of Cuba is still in force.

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This month in LGBTQ history: A poem to the continuing struggle

"First job, keep her talking, keep / her alive. Get help. Where? How?"

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How to build the unity needed to defeat Trump

To halt the onslaught from the right, organizing against Donald Trump alone will not be enough.

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“Lynching” conviction of Black Lives Matter leader seen as crushing dissent

A young African American political activist is trembling today at the thought of having to face as many as four years in prison.

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Two of Virginia's Congressional districts get re-drawn over GOP objections

Judges re-drew Southern Va.'s 3rd and 4th Congressional districts; GOP lawmakers had concentrated the region's African-American voters into a single district.

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Trump v. Bernie: First as farce, then as tragedy

Actually allowing such a debate to go forward would be detrimental to the interests of voters everywhere.

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This week in LGBTQ history: Celebrating and honoring Christine Jorgensen

American transwoman was a pioneer in gender reassignment surgery and a fierce advocate for trans people's rights.

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Four labor/community leaders receive Hershel Walker Peace & Justice Award

Four organizers and activists were honored at this year's awards event sponsored by the People's World.

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Missouri senate defeats “paycheck deception” bill

The bill would have forced workers to "opt-in" to having their dues taken out of their paychecks--a scheme that weakens unions.

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Obama admin. should resist order to hand over names, info of undocumented immigrants

A judge who is blocking relief for young immigrants has escalated his demands. Sign the petition to fight back.

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