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Health care workers struggle for health insurance, pensions

Medical workers in the Service Employees International Union Local 113 waged a two-day unfair labor practice strike at Regina Medical Center in Hastin...
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Legal victory for survivor of racist attacks

Jordan Gruver, a U.S. citizen of Panamanian and Native American descent, won $2.5 million in damages after he was severely beaten by members of the Ku...
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Jobless and foreclosure rates reveal workers’ woes in economic crisis

The jobless rate among U.S. workers is at its highest since 1983, with 3.9 million workers receiving more than a week of jobless benefits. Consumer sp...
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Chicago workers resist mayor’s assault on social services, health care

PSLweb/Liberation takes a look at the anti-worker offensive taking place across the country in the form of budget cuts. Chicago’s Mayor Richard ...
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PSL campaign offers support to Chicago flood victims

The author is the PSL candidate for Illinois State Representative in the 40th District, which encompasses some of Albany Park, a predominantly worki...
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Preventable Ike devastation is a crime!

On Saturday, Sept. 13, Hurricane Ike struck land as a Category 2 storm with 110-mile-per-hour winds. Following shortly after Hurricane Gustav, the eye...
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Chicago students fight for quality education

All people should have access to quality education. Until the mid 1800s, only wealthy white Americans in the United States had access to education. Ev...
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Airlines rob immigrant workers of wages, overtime pay

On July 17, undocumented immigrant workers from the Chicago area filed a lawsuit in Cook County for back payment of thousands of hours of wages and ov...
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Full amnesty now! No immigrant is illegal!

The writer is an immigrant rights attorney and PSL candidate for State Representative in Illinois, District 40. To read more about her campaign, click...
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Militant protest greets Minutemen founder

The author is an immigrant rights attorney and is the PSL candidate for State Representative in Illinois, District 40. To learn more about her campaig...