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Wisconsin gears up for Scott Walker recall

The recall elections for Wis. state senators this summer may end up looking like small potatoes when compared to the massive campaign to recall Republican Gov. Scott Walker some time next spring.

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Conn. gov joins in "We are one with the workers of Wisconsin"

"I am proud to stand with you and the workers of Wisconsin," Connecticut Gov. Daniel Malloy told hundreda at a Hartford rally Tuesday.

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One Nation coalition to continue beyond the Nov. 2 elections

The One Nation coalition will try to stay together to work on each other's causes after the Nov. 2 election, a top union participant says.

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Obama discusses elections with student journalists

Today's young people, the so-called "Lost Generation," is going to be just fine, says President Barack Obama-but only if the progressive reforms made in the past two years are defended from the Republicans-and expanded upon.

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After Mayor Daley: activists look for coalition builder

Longtime Chicago independent political and labor activists weigh in on the recent announcement that Mayor Richard M. Daley will not seek his seventh term next year.

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GOP wages war vs. local government

In Indiana, GOP Gov. Mitch Daniels is waging war on local communities.

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Communist Party USA: 90 years of activism for socialism, democracy and peace

The Communist Party USA is celebrating its 90th anniversary. During the past nine decades it has been in the vanguard of the movement for progressive social change. Beginning in the 1920s, Communists have played central roles in the labor, civil rights and immigrant rights movements.

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Mauricio Terrazas, Mexican American activist, dies at 92

LOS ANGELES — Mauricio Terrazas, a longtime Mexican American activist and trade unionist, died here recently at the age of 92.

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