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TPP approved, but a legislative fight looms in the U.S.

In the United States, there is going to be a fight about this, in the context of national elections.

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Let Cuba Live Committee of Maine says end Cuban Adjustment Act

"We call upon Congress to repeal the Cuban Adjustment Act," which has "led to the deaths of Cubans crossing the Florida Straits in boats."

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Activists denounce new wave of deportations of Central American refugees

People of conscience should immediately demand that these raids be stopped.

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U.S. and Cuba come to table to talk mutual compensation

State Department spokesperson John Kirby regards "resolution of outstanding claims" as a top priority for normalization.

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Today in history: Tom Hayden turns 76 (that’s the spirit!)

In addition to being an editorial board member and columnist for The Nation, Hayden regularly publishes his commentary in other major media.

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Today in Native American history: Russell Means is born

This date in 1939 marks the birth of Russell Charles Means, activist for the rights of Native American people.

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Peoplesworld job opening: Managing editor

Peoplesworld.org has an opening for a full-time managing editor.or a full-time managing editor.

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Pope Francis at White House: Fight climate change, aid immigrants

Speaking from a White House porch to a huge, ecstatic, cheering crowd, Francis did not mince words in his rebuke of climate change deniers.

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Dominicans speak out for Dominicans of Haitian descent

The friction between Dominicans and Haitians is rooted in a complicated mutual history, in which the U.S. has been a factor.

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Brave activists who broke into FBI office in '71 remembered

I was the Washington correspondent of the Daily World and received a packet in the mail of top secret FBI documents exposing the surveillance of tens of thousands of law-abiding people.

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