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Texas groups protest banks, sonogram law

Women from Code Pink, along with a few male allies, recently picketed the Bank of America on Inwood and Lemmon.

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Labor leader supports Obama admin's blocking of voter ID laws

Arlene Holt Baker, executive vice president of the AFL-CIO, welcomed the Justice Department's recent decision to strike down voter ID laws in Texas and Wisconsin.

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“Recall Walker!” – 62,000 Wisconsin workers fight back

Wisconsinites stood up and proved that once again, they are ready to fight.

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Thousands end 2012 Selma to Montgomery march

Thousands re-tracing the steps of those who made the historic 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala. ended their five-day journey by converging this weekend on the Alabama state capital here.

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Wisconsin judge halts state photo ID law for April 3 election

Calling it "the single most restrictive voter eligibility law" in the nation, Judge David Flanagan issued a temporary injunction stopping the state's requirement to show a photo ID  in the April 3 elections.

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Rights advocate: Justice Department reluctant to take on voter suppression

The Obama administration's Justice Department is reluctant to take on the fight against voter suppression efforts nationwide.

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Bread and Roses in 1912, Hyatt and Hotels in 2012

When it comes to oppression of women it sometimes seems like "the more things change, the more they stay the same."

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Women tackle pay gap all around the world

"Frozen in Time: Gender Pay Gap Unchanged for 10 Years" examines women's wages in 43 countries.

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Office Depot, Macy’s, Publix slammed on wage-theft stance

Community activists, clergy and labor came together in defense of a simple concept - the right of workers to be paid for the work they do.

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DREAM Act supporters speak out at Romney victory rally (with video)

Security proceeded aggressively to rip the protesters' posters from their hands; Romney, meanwhile, hesitated for a moment, listening to the shouts.

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