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Counseling center shutdown teaches important health care lessons

A right-wing governor has used an unreliable study and nonexistent federal requirements to replace local, community-based, nonprofit health care providers with out-of-state for-profit companies.

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Thousands shut down Chicago streets at ALEC meeting

The demonstrators say ALEC is hurting just about everyone in America who is not part of the top one percent.

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Documents expose new ALEC scheme to kill clean energy

"It is clear ALEC is working in secret to push state policies in an extreme right direction, but working families are standing up to this agenda."

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ALEC: Behind the scene in 2014!

The American Legislative Council, known as ALEC, is an outfit controlled and financed by some of the biggest corporate financial barons.

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Moral Mondays and misestimated mandates

If you haven't heard about them already, "Moral Mondays" is the name given to a new protest movement in North Carolina.

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Jailed for justice at July 8th’s Moral Monday

Over 4,000 North Carolinians came together during the first day of the workweek to protest and participate in acts of civil disobedience.

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Union: Lack of NLRB endangers social media free speech

The lack of a functioning National Labor Relations Board within two months threatens workers' free speech rights on social media, as well as in more traditional speech, the Communications Workers say.

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Supreme Court guts Voting Rights Act

The Supreme Court today gutted the landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965 by a 5-to-4 decision. Before the ink even dried on today's landmark ruling its implications quickly became stunningly clear.

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Huge crowd pledges to fight for MLK's 'Dream'

Fifty years after Dr. King first gave his "I Have a Dream Speech" to 100,000 in this city, a diverse sea of people again flooded a two-mile stretch of Woodward Ave, Detroit's main thoroughfare.

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Virginia elections lineup features extremist Republicans

DANVILLE, Va. - The race for Virginia's governor may be remembered for how many shoes will drop before Election Day.

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