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Ohioans rally for jobs, rights, Boehner locks them out

Hundreds of workers and their allies at events throughout Ohio rallied this week for jobs and to restore union and voting rights under siege.

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Koch money aids Scott Walker in Wisconsin voter suppression

It appears that the GOP is not alone in initiating voter suppression: Americans for Prosperity has joined in on the action.

Wisconsin recall drive falls one seat short

With the GOP holding a 19-14 lead in the state senate, labor-backed Democrats needed to win three of the six races to wrest control.

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Jobs with Justice needed more than ever

Jobs with Justice has broadened the base of support for working people, and they have inventively multiplied the arsenal of labor's strategies.

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“Historic victory”: Insurance companies must cover birth control

Starting next year, insurers will be required to fully cover, with no copays, contraception and other preventive health services for women.

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NAACP: Over a century of struggle

Since its founding 102 years ago, the NAACP has been at the forefront in the fight for civil rights and social justice for African Americans and all working people.

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NAACP calls for end to "war on drugs"

The NAACP put forth a resolution publically calling an end to the failed 40-year drug war, started in 1971 at the behest of President Nixon.

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Gay rights are civil rights, says NAACP's Julian Bond

NAACP hosts town hall meeting on gay, lesbian and transgender issues and homophobia.

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NAACP confronts new Jim Crow racism

Vote suppression and denying ex-felons the right to vote are the new Jim Crow laws of the 21st century, says NAACP leader.

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Louisiana workers say union jobs break down barriers

The bosses don't want lots of union workers because they tend to break down the racial divide that has slowed progress in this part of the country ever since the end of the Civil War.

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