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  • Iron range miners prepare to strike

    Iron range miners prepare to strike

    July 31, 2004

    Two thousand iron ore miners at four taconite mines in Minnesota and Upper Michigan stepped up preparations for a strike against the Cleveland-based company Cleveland-Cliffs Inc., even as negotiations continued pushing up against a July 31...

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  • Wellstone legacy: Stand up and fight

    Wellstone legacy: Stand up and fight

    July 31, 2004

    BOSTON – A plane crash nearly two years ago silenced Minnesota’s Senator Paul Wellstone, who often stood alone in the well of the U.S. Senate hammering Bush administration policies and defending affirmative action, peace, civil liberties,...

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  • Forum call for defense of civil liberties

    Forum call for defense of civil liberties

    July 31, 2004

    BOSTON – As the Democratic National Convention opened, over 450 delegates, activists and political and public officials held a July 26 forum here on civil liberties and the impact of the USA Patriot Act. The forum...

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  • Iraq Veterans Against the War founded

    Iraq Veterans Against the War founded

    July 31, 2004

    BOSTON – War veterans and their allies gathered in historic Faneuil Hall on the eve of the Democratic National Convention to demand the immediate withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq and to call for the defeat...

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  • 2004 Boston Tea Party call: We’re united, we’ll win!

    2004 Boston Tea Party call: We’re united, we’ll win!

    July 31, 2004

    BOSTON – Delegates to the Democratic National Convention and thousands more at satellite events filled this city with a resounding call: Save our country. Defeat George W. Bush in the Nov. 2 election! Click here for...

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