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Love for Labor Lost? Little to Celebrate This Year for Unions
On a day set aside to honor the sacrifices and accomplishments of organized labor in the US, this Labor Day, according to many observers, may well be noted as the one in modern history where labor unions looked around and found the fewest reasons to cheer. "It's not a bright picture for labor this...
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Which Way Will The Pendulum Swing? Chicago Teachers Give Notice of Strike
CHICAGO—“What this is about, brothers and sisters, is about a moment in time where either the pendulum is going to swing one way or swing the other.” So said Jitu Brown , education organizer for the Kenwood Oakland Community Organization, in a deep solemn voice appropriate for the serene stained...
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Chicago Teachers Union Votes 90 per cent in Favor of Strike
Teachers take stand against Mayor Emanuel's 'aggressive school reform'
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Chicago Police Hold Occupy Activists on State Terrorism Charges With Dubious Evidence
The City of Chicago has filed charges against three Occupy activists, Jared Chase, Brent Beterly, and Brian Jacob Church, including possession of explosives or incendiary devices, material support for terrorism, and conspiracy. While police say the suspects had Molotov cocktail-making equipment,...
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As Fukushima Worsens, US Approves New Nukes
Nuclear Regulatory Commission OKs New Nuclear Plants in South Carolina
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Despite Fukushima Disaster, Nuclear Industry Says, "Full Steam Ahead"
Amy Goodman: "President Obama is fulfilling his promise to push nuclear power."
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Obama Moves G-8 Summit from Chicago to Secluded Camp David
The Obama White House announced Monday evening that it was moving the May annual summit meeting of the Group of 8 (G-8) industrialized nations from Chicago to the secluded Presidential compound at Camp David, Maryland. The gathering of NATO allies and the International Security Assistance Force...
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Chicagoans Protest Mayor Emanuel's Corporate School Plan
"Support our schools, don't close them”
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Protester Pushback: Mayor 1% Emanuel Concedes Part of 'Sit Down and Shut Up' Plan
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel cancels plan to increase protester fines
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Occupiers Target 'Mayor 1% Emanuel's' Anti-Protest Ordinance
Occupy Rogers Park, Occupy the South Side campaign against Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's NATO/G-8 ordinance; "This measure is a permanent attack on public protest in the City of Chicago."
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