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Bernie Sanders rally rocks Tucson

They came to hear his call for economic justice and equality, for his criticism of the billionaire class, happy to finally have a candidate that speaks to working class interests.


Feeling the Bern: Bernie Sanders is hot in Los Angeles

Sanders's campaign is history-making: Record crowds, record support, and still a year out from the nominating convention - and all for a guy who says he'll refuse all corporate cash.


Jews, the civil rights movement, Israel: hot topics in Open HIllel tour

In each of the campuses where they refused Open Hillel's request that we vets be permitted to speak, the Open Hillel students arranged alternative campus venues.


At start of N.C. voting rights trial, activists take to the streets

"When I think of the martyrs of the civil rights movement who died for the right to vote, this country should be doing everything possible to ensure all people can vote."


Appearing humbled, Emanuel wins second term as Chicago mayor

"We didn't lose today, we tried today; we fought hard for what we believed in; you don't succeed at this or anything else unless you try."


Court stops CTA attempt to gag Garcia supporters in Chicago

 "Justice has been served in Chicago today, despite Mayor Emanuel's best efforts."


Voting summit carries on march for voting rights

As the march from Selma continues, there's a movement to end the most anti-democratic features of election law.


Union-led democracy initiative may tackle politicization of state courts

The union-led Democracy Initiative, founded and led by the Communications Workers, will tackle politicization of state courts, a senior strategist says.



GOP strategy for victory on Nov. 4: racism and voter suppression

Voter turnout is decisive to the outcome; labor and its allies are going all out to reach every potential supporter, including discouraged voters.


Early voting runs strong against GOP in North Carolina

Moral Monday has staged "March to the Polls" and "Souls to the Polls" to early voting polling places across the state.

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