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Immigrants win victories against Secure Communities

Because of the opposition to Secure Communities, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced June 1 that New York would suspend participation.
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‘Secure Communities’ rhetoric versus reality

Under the Obama administration, immigrants have been under attack possibly more than ever before.
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NATO tries to kill Gaddafi with ‘humanitarian’ bombing

On May 2, NATO bombed Libyan president Moammar Gaddafi's home in Tripoli, killing his 29 year-old son, and three of his grandchildren.
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Chicago rallies in solidarity with Wisconsin workers

Over 2,000 people in Chicago rallied in the Thompson Center Plaza on Feb. 27 against attacks on unions and in solidarity with workers in Wisconsin, In...
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Wisconsin: the role of students in the struggle

Into the second week of protests, Wisconsin educators and students are in the streets fighting a proposal that would gut public workers' collective-ba...
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Iraq, Iran and U.S. imperialism in the Middle East

Following is a talk given in a panel titled “Resisting U.S. imperialism: Is it just bad policies or the system?” at the Nov. 13-14, 2010, National...
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Parents in Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago sit-in to stop demolition of grassroots school library

Since Wednesday Sept. 15, parents of students at Chicago's Whittier Public Elementary School have occupied a school field house ("La Casita") that the...
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Studies show that long-term unemployed skew unemployment statistics

Capitalist economists have touted a drop in the official unemployment figures as signs of the "economic recovery." Yet, recent studies by the Center f...
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Mott’s workers continue 2-month strike against wage cuts

Workers at a Mott's plant in Williamstown, N.Y., have been on strike for nearly a month and a half over stalled contract negotiations. Mott's parent c...
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Documents prove U.S. government involvement in 1971 Bolivia coup

The United States has a long history of undermining democratic pro-people's movements across Latin America. In its quest to protect its interests in t...