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Working America: Knocking on doors, changing politics

"We reach people where they're at. People are eager to talk about issues that impact their lives, especially working people who have few outlets to tell their stories."

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BP oil spill, climate change still trouble the water in Louisiana

"The problems with the spill - will they ever end?" asked one worker.

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New Missouri state lawmaker will challenge corporate greed

 "I came from the people, I represent the people, I cannot be bought," Bruce Franks told People's World.

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Republican platform calls for destruction of workers' rights

Here's a comparison between the Democratic and Republican platforms; because the Republicans use coded, twisted language, we've included helpful translations.

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From our September 11, 2001 archives: Facing the future from Ground Zero

On September 11, 2001, only a few members of the then-People's Weekly World staff were in the Manhattan editorial office when the airplanes hit the Twin Towers.

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Unions push Congress to curb banks, restore Glass-Steagall

Unions and progressive groups are circulating a petition to congressional leaders.

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In battleground Missouri, Senate candidate Kander slams GOP rival over workers’ rights

In Missouri, GOP Sen. Roy Blunt faces a tough challenge from labor-backed Jason Kander. 

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Analyst: Adults, not teens, are lopsided majority of minimum wage workers

Researcher Monica Garcia-Perez presented her findings to an AFL-CIO-co-sponsored conference on race, income and inequality.

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The Powell Memo and the war on workers

In 1971, Lewis Powell, well-connected conservative corporate lawyer, wrote a document that has changed our lives for 45 years.

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Pence heaps praise on ALEC

Indiana's governor addressed - and hailed - the American Legislative Exchange Council, disregarding worker protests.

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