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Workers the real victors in Tuesday primary

The workers of Western Pennsylvania fired a shot heard in every corporate boardroom in America.

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Georgia's anti-picketing law an attack on the 99 percent

Unions and progressive groups are fighting a new law that would make forms of protest - including picketing and peaceful sit-downs -- a crime, the AFL-CIO reports.

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Walker allies lose grip on Wisconsin Senate

One of the GOP state senators under recall here, Pam Galloway (claiming a family health problem) resigned this weekend, wiping out the Republican majority and leaving that chamber split 16-16.

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Wisconsin recall set for June 5 - is the end near for Walker?

Voters will be headed to the polls for recall elections involving Gov. Scott Walker, Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, and four Republican state senators.

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“Recall Walker!” – 62,000 Wisconsin workers fight back

Wisconsinites stood up and proved that once again, they are ready to fight.

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Wisconsin judge halts state photo ID law for April 3 election

Calling it "the single most restrictive voter eligibility law" in the nation, Judge David Flanagan issued a temporary injunction stopping the state's requirement to show a photo ID  in the April 3 elections.

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Hundreds continue Selma-Montgomery march across Alabama

In addition to shining a light on current day attacks on voting rights, immigrant rights and workers rights. marchers yesterday added the fight for universal public education to their agenda.

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Women's leader warns that everyone's health care is under attack

Right-wingers are waging an assault on the rights not just of women, but of all workers.

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Fired warehouse workers hold Walmart accountable

On Feb. 17, with the support of community and business leaders, they gathered in front of a Walmart Express store and fought back.

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"Right-to-work (for less)" bill threatens democracy in Indiana

Labor rights and democracy are in grave danger in the Hoosier state.

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