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Crowd honors photographers tossed out by the Sun Times

"I never knew until today," he said, as he looked out over the crowd, "that you can fly with a broken wing; our spirits may be wounded, but our hearts continue to smile."


Left unity championed at New York meet

Several socialist organizations came together last week to discuss how to better unite the left.


From occupation to cooperative: workers fight for their jobs

"Everything is very democratic," says Melvin Maclin. "We operate by one man one vote. We run things just like in our local. Our fight is far from over. At least we have a base to work from."


Texas style May Day and Cinco de Mayo

Early May was marching time all over Texas.


Letter Carriers cite huge need in 21st annual food drive

Letter Carriers from coast to coast will collect non-perishable food on their 21st annual food drive, on Saturday, May 11. The food is distributed locally, to "free food" pantries, homeless shelters, and other institutions that feed the poor


Thousands in San Jose call for immigration reform and workers' rights

Calls for justice for immigrants and rights for workers rang out all across San Jose as thousands marched three miles from predominantly Latino east San Jose to a rally at San Jose City Hall.


30,000 march down Broadway in New York May Day event

Some 30,000 flag-waving demonstrators marched down Broadway here on May Day demanding labor rights and immigration reform.


Today in labor history: Mother Jones was born May 1, 1837

Mary Harris "Mother" Jones was an Irish-American schoolteacher and dressmaker who became a labor and community organizer. A fiery orator, brave and determined heroine to millions of workers.


Move money from wars to jobs and education? Let’s discuss

Tax Day, April 15, is a good time to reflect on the country's federal spending priorities. Especially during this deep economic and jobs crisis.


"Immigration Myths vs. Facts" available for download

Download your copy of "Immigration Myths vs. Facts" and share with friends the fight for immigrant rights and justice for all.

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