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NAACP fighting “battles we thought we had won”

As the theme for this year's convention, "NAACP: Your Power, Your Decision - VOTE," indicated, the attack on voting rights has become a critical issue.

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Going to church to fight wage theft

Kordsmeier visited different congregations as part of an effort to build a coalition of "unions, churches, and community groups" to stand against wage theft.

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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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Ohioans fight war on women

Chants of "women's rights, human rights!" and "Our bodies belong to us, not you!" echoed off the walls of the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus Apr. 28, as hundreds rallied.

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Chicagoans organize to keep health clinics open

Patient advocate N'Dana Carter chaired the conference. She reminded everyone that the clinic was reopened under the influence of a community protest.

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Dallas area officials slam American Airlines union-busting

There was notable solidarity pouring in from various and sometimes surprising quarters leading up to April 23, the day that American Airlines management took their union-busting ambitions to court.

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At CPUSA conference, delegates look to the future

"We are gathered at a truly crucial moment in today's history," said Lisa Bergmann, the National Coordinator for the Young Communist League.

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“Hoodies Up” march for Trayvon Martin

A "Hoodies Up" march and rally of nearly 1,000 filled the streets of New Haven Saturday calling for justice for Trayvon Martin.

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Progressive alliance charts new course for Latin America

Over 250 people, including students, teaches, unionists, and political activists, attended the two-day conference on this city's north side.

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Georgia's anti-picketing law an attack on the 99 percent

Unions and progressive groups are fighting a new law that would make forms of protest - including picketing and peaceful sit-downs -- a crime, the AFL-CIO reports.

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