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LGBT students stand up to wave of anti-gay graffiti

Over the last four months, the struggle of LGBT students against anti-gay hate has grown in response to a recent wave of hate speech graffiti on campu...
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Federal court upholds city’s racist ban against day laborers

A Redondo Beach, Calif., ban against day laborers soliciting work has been upheld in the federal courts as a permissible restriction on speech. The ba...
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Gulf fisherman files for restraining order against BP after falling ill

Gulf shrimper John Wunstell Jr. has filed a restraining order in federal court against oil giant BP. Wunstell became sick and was hospitalized from ...
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BP spill destroys Native American fishing grounds and livelihoods

Native American tribes in southern Louisiana continue their struggle against Big Oil after decades of land destruction. The Choctaw, Chitimacha, Hou...
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Georgia student fights deportation, gov’t attacks

Jessica Colotl, a twenty-one-year-old Mexican immigrant and student at Kennesaw State University in Georgia, is fighting deportation after she was p...
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Massey Energy denies workers time off to attend miners’ funerals

Massey Energy, the coal giant whose mine blast in mid-April cost 29 miners their lives, denied workers time off to attend their co-workers' funerals. ...
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Louisville cement workers struggle for wages, health insurance

Nearly 100 truck drivers in the Louisville metropolitan area went on strike April 26 against concrete distributor Irving Materials, Inc. The strike re...
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Health insurers hide administrative costs, profits as ‘medical costs’

According to an April 15 Senate report, the six largest for-profit health insurance companies spent approximately 26 percent of premiums for individua...
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Army dismisses soldier for standing up against Pentagon

The U.S. Army dismissed Marc Hall, a U.S. soldier who had been based in Mahmoudiya, Iraq, simply for voicing fierce opposition to the extension of his...
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New Jersey students fight back against school cuts

On April 1, students across New Jersey continued to protest Governor Chris Christie's proposed education cuts. The proposed cuts include a 10 percent ...