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Today in history: It's Persons with Disabilities Day

The theme for 2015 is: Inclusion matters: access and empowerment of people of all abilities

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COP 21's Climate Generations is a magnet for young environmentalists

Countless young activists have flocked to France's capital to take part in what is shaping up to become a monumental and global environmental event.

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Posts from Paris: Unions act on climate change

This morning I joined the international union movement and 10,000 others to form the Human Chain for the Climate.

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French communist leader speaks on Paris attacks

"Faced with these attacks, let us stand together for freedom, equality, fraternity and peace."

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Nepal's parliament elects nation's first female president

Bidhya Devi Bhandari said her election marked a first step toward assuring the new constitutional guarantees of equality are fulfilled.

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Canadian unions cheer as voters toss out right-wing Prime Minister Harper

In his decade in power, Harper, whom voters decisively tossed out, made a target of Canadian unions.

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Today in history: Half a million Communists massacred in Indonesia

Fifty years ago, the massacre of more than 500,000 people in an anti-communist purge led to the elimination of the Indonesian Communist Party as a political force.

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Top UAW organizer: Union campaign at Nissan a civil rights fight

"Unions are multi-cultural organizations that unite people around class issues, such as the  abuse of low-pay temp workers,"

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Today in history: It's World Car Free Day!

The event promotes mass transit, cycling and walking, and the development of communities where jobs are closer to home and shopping is within walking distance.

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Sen. Wyden positioned to secure rights for Guatemalan workers

"This visit to Guatemala reinforced how important it is to include strong labor protections in our trade deals and to make sure the U.S. follows through with enforcement of those rules."

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