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Wisconsin Democrats to File 1 million Signatures for Governor Walker Recall

Wisconsin Democrats to File 1 million Signatures for Governor Walker Recall

by Jorge Rivas on January 17 2012, 5:15PM

Walker’s decision revealed an important truth: Inequity starts with people of color, but it doesn’t stay there.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

USPS's Largely Black and Female Workforce Rallies to Save Jobs

USPS’s Largely Black and Female Workforce Rallies to Save Jobs

by Stokely Baksh on September 28 2011, 1:32PM

While the agency has been under intense scrutiny, workers are backing a bill that they say will fix some of its most glaring shortcomings.

Topics: Politics

Will Obama Deport the American Dream? Scenes From May Day Rallies

Will Obama Deport the American Dream? Scenes From May Day Rallies

by Hatty Lee on May 2 2011, 10:23AM

Workers from across the country gathered to hold the president accountable for his record on immigration.

Topics: Immigration

Detroit Public Schools Fight to Stay Open Amid Public Worker Attacks

Detroit Public Schools Fight to Stay Open Amid Public Worker Attacks

by Julianne Hing on April 26 2011, 11:12AM

When Robert Bobb proposes shutting down over 40 public schools and handing them over to private entities as a cost-cutting measure, the question is: at what cost?

Topics: Detroit Schools, Schools & Youth

We're Nowhere Near the Mountaintop King Described Before His Death

We’re Nowhere Near the Mountaintop King Described Before His Death

by Kai Wright on April 4 2011, 11:29AM

King lent his celebrity to the black men who labored in Memphis’ refuge because they symbolized a global economy built upon exploiting black and brown people.

Topics: Economy, History, Jobs Crisis, Kai Wright

Join National Rallies For Workers Rights Today

Join National Rallies For Workers Rights Today

by Jamilah King on April 4 2011, 11:14AM

Public sector workers draw on Martin Luther King’s legacy to fight back against right wing attacks.

Topics: Wisconsin

King's Fight for Unions Is Still Essential

King’s Fight for Unions Is Still Essential

by Michael Honey on February 23 2011, 9:22AM

MLK died fighting for the very rights that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and a growing number of his GOP counterparts want to take away.

Topics: Economy, History, Jobs Crisis, Wisconsin

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