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Award-winning elementary principal criticizes Mayor Rahm Emanuel, loses job

The "reassignment" to a different position smelled like retribution for the outspoken principal's public criticism of the Chicago mayor.

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Rebellion growing in Juarez border factories

Workers have marched through the streets and demanded recognition of independent unions.

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Inequality by the numbers

We Americans like to think of ourselves as a middle-class country where the top is not out of reach and the bottom doesn't pose such a grim, cautionary specter.

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Millions of immigrants continue to wait for relief

This Friday marks the one-year anniversary of Obama's announcement of executive action on immigration.

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Who will pay for everybody's free college?

A tax on Wall Street speculation will not only make public colleges and universities tuition-free, it will substantially lower interest rates on college debt.

 

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Allegiant Air pilot fired for evacuating passengers from smoking plane

"The single most important responsibility a pilot has is to protect the safety of his passengers and flight crew."

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No joy in Wisconsin Mudville as state economy strikes out

The Walker approach hasn't opened Wisconsin to business, it has propelled an exodus.

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Treston Davis-Faulkner, rest in power

National Field Director of Jobs With Justice, Davis-Faulkner was a fierce advocate for dignity, justice and self-determination for all people.

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Down the rabbit hole: Kochs want an end to corporate welfare?

To believe that the Kochs or the far-gone, far-right Republican Party have your best interest at heart, you'd have to be as mad as a hatter.

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On the trans-pacific partnership, we have to educate

A recent poll on the controversial so-called "free trade" pact tells us that workers and our allies have a massive public education job to do.

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