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"Workers' rights same as civil rights," says actor and activist Danny Glover

"Well first of all, I have been involved with issues about labor for a great deal of my life, I come out of a union family and my mother and my father were very much involved in organizing."

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House GOP approves hiring of lawbreakers as federal contractors

The House GOP majority rejected a Democratic attempt to aid low-wage workers by ending federal government hiring of contractors who violate the law.

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Life of General Gordon Baker, Jr. celebrated in Detroit

The life of General Gordon Baker, Jr. was celebrated with a huge outpouring of many hundreds this past Saturday.

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#ImagineSocialism: Join the May 1 Google Hangout

The CPUSA will host a Google Hangout with Jacobin magazine founding editor Bhaskar Sunkara and Imagine: Living in a Socialist USA co-editor Michael Steven Smith.

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Unions double down on Southern organizing after loss in Tennessee

"You can always count on the brave workers it takes to ensure that all workers will, in the end, participate in how decisions are made at their workplaces."

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Thousands in Seattle march on MLK Day for $15 wage

More than 5,000 protesters marched through downtown Seattle on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day chanting, "Raise the minimum wage now!"

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Nation rallies behind Walmart workers

The nation rallied behind Walmart workers Nov. 29, turning the traditional Black Friday shopping day into mass protests at 1,500 locations across the country.

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Video: Chicago Walmart workers arrested on Black Friday

Watch the video of Walmart workers and their supporters standing up for good wages and against Walmart abuse.

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Asbestos survivors blast GOP bill

One survivor calls the legislation "one-sided, unfair and unnecessary."

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McConnell tries to make ENDA contingent on right to work for less

Mitch McConnell and his BFF, Rand Paul, are trying to weaken or kill ENDA by attaching to it a provision that would have created a national "right to work" for less law.

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