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Vote Us Out of Iraq!

"It's high time the Bush Administration quit ignoring the overwhelming public opposition to this war. While similar measures have passed in scores of cities across the country, Cal...

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IAFF President's Letter Regarding Rudy Giuliani!

Download a letter (PDF) from Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, about Rudy Giuliani, former mayor of New York. The letter is ...

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Dems' Big Middle Finger To The American Voter!

"The message from Washington, D.C. to all of us out here in the heartland is very clear: Our government is the exclusive gated community of Big Money interests, their appointed paw...

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H.R. 800 EFCA Passes U.S. House 241-185!

Find out if your U.S. representative voted for or against the Employee Free Choice Actthe most important legislation in 70 years to ensure workers' freedom to form unions and barg...

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VOTE! For Pro-Labor Candidates in Chicago Municipal Election

The Chicago Federation of Labor (CFL) has endorsed candidates in the February 27,2007 Chicago Municipal Election who will stand up for working men and women in the Chicago City Cou...

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Unions, The Economy, and Employee Free Choice!

Like the temperatures in a severe winter freeze, union membership continues to sink to record lows. The latest numbers indicate that 7.4% of working Americans in the private sector...

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Democratic Response To Bush State of The Union!

If you watched freshman Virginia Sen. Jim Webb deliver the Democratic response to Bush’s State of the Union speech, you witnessed something historic -- a Democrat on national TV u...

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The Lost Voice of Protest! By: Bob Herbert

"Here at home the city of New Orleans is on life support, struggling to survive the combined effects of a catastrophic flood, the unconscionable neglect of the federal government, ...

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Help To Make Illinois Workplaces Family Friendly!

Most Illinois workers will need time off work at some point for a health or family needs. But many can't afford to take unpaid time off to handle their own serious illness, let alo...

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The Iraq War Is Not Michael Jordan!By David Sirota

"Back in the 1990s when I was a huge NBA fan, they used to say about Michael Jordan: "You can't stop him, you can only hope to contain him." Except for people like House Speaker Na...

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