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NAFTA-Style Job-Killing Korea Free Trade Agreement.

Only the House of Representatives can stop the Obama administration’s horror-show plan to implement Bush’s NAFTA-style job-killing Korea Free Trade Agreement. The vote on this de...

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Wisconsin Anti-Union Law To Take Effect

A divided Wisconsin Supreme Court handed Republican Gov. Scott Walker a major victory Tuesday, ruling that a polarizing union law that strips most public employees of their collec...

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Memorial Day, Veterans and Social Security!

Recently, there has been a move afoot from far-right Republicans to cut Social Security way back, or even privatize the system, and put everyone at the whim of the stock market. W...

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Paul Ryan in Chicago - Rally Monday, May 16 at 11am

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) will be at the Palmer House at 11am on Monday, May 16 to promote his destructive budget proposal that privatizes Medicare, guts Medicaid and fast-tracks cuts ...

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The Vietnam Moving Wall is Coming to New Lenox

The New Lenox American Legion Hartung Post will be hosting the Traveling Vietnam Wall on Memorial Day Weekend, May 2011. The Warriors Watch, and all riders, have been invited by ...

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May Day Events Bring Workers, Immigrants Together In Fight For Rights

In Chicago, CWA members joined other unionists and even government leaders, including the chief justice of the Illinois Supreme Court, for the re-dedication of the newly restored H...

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Haymarket And The Chicago Idea Resonate 125 Years Later!

One hundred and twenty-five years ago today, a bomb exploded in Chicago's Haymarket Square . The explosion, the culmination of more than a decade's worth of labor strife, came as C...

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On-Line Tour Of The Haymarket Tragedy!

In connection with the nation-wide strike for the 8-hour workday, which began May 1, 1886, a mass meeting was held on the night of May 4th in the Chicago haymarket. Its purpose was...

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May Day Chicago 2011 Haymarket Martyrs Monument Rededication

On May 1, 2011 the Rededication of the Haymarket Memorial brought out about several thousand unionists, activists and government officials including the Chief justice of the Illino...

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Don't-Make-Us-Work-Til-We-Die!

Looks like the GOP wants folks to work 'til they die. Right now, politicians in Washington want to make people work until they are 69 or 70 before they can retire and collect Socia...

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