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Thousands gather at UN for voting rights

They came in the thousands to let the forces of reaction know that their voting rights - rights that were fought and died for - will not be taken away.

National day of action on voting rights set for Dec 10

A national day of action has been set for December 10, International Human Rights Day. The nationwide protests have been called by a new coalition, the Stand for Freedom campaign.

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People of New Jersey deliver big losses to Christie

New Jersey voters dealt the tea party a resounding defeat in state elections November 8.

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Dear Speaker Boehner: Really, who's waging class warfare?

Dear Speaker Boehner, You sound perfectly content with the fact that Warren Buffett pays less in federal taxes than does his secretary.

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Rock band may sell teaparty.com for $1 million

When Canadian rock band The Tea Party formed in 1990, they had no idea they would soon share their moniker with one of the most controversial right-wing groups in America.

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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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Community, labor demand Rep. Akin protect vital social services

Nearly 100 community, labor and retiree activists rallied outside of Congressman Todd Akin's St. Louis office July 29.

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Attack on Missouri labor studies threatens academic freedom

The University of Missouri St. Louis may garner the reputation as a hostile place to work and learn for refusing, so far, to stand up to an attack on students, teachers and academic freedom.

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Extremist Westboro Church foiled in Mississippi

When members of the far-right Westboro Baptist Church showed up in Brandon, Miss., April 16 to protest the funeral of Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Jason Rogers, local residents banded together.

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Islam hearings assailed as "un-American"

A war of words escalated between King and those who accuse him of starting a McCarthy-style witch hunt against American Muslims.

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