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58 MINS AGO - American Prospect

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The Labor Movement’s May Day Promise

AP Photo General view of the great crowds of organized and unorganized workers who took part in the May Day demonstration in Union Square, New York, May 1, 1929.  On May 1, 1886, hundreds of thousands of railroad, mine, and factory workers in the United States put their livelihoods on the line and participated in a national strike to demand ...

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20 HOURS AGO - Cleveland Plain Dealer

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Civil War reenactors bring history to life at the Ohio Statehouse (video)

Members of the 1st Ohio Light Artillery A reenactment unit set up a Union Army camp on the Ohio Statehouse lawn on Friday. The encampment coincided with the anniversary of the day President Abraham Lincoln's body laid in state at the Ohio Statehouse.

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20 HOURS AGO - Huffington Post

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What Democracy Really Means, According To One Of Its Most Outspoken Champions

function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){'undefined'!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if('object'==typeof commercial_video){var a='',o='m.fwsitesection='+commercial_video.site_and_category;if(a+=o,commercial_video['package']){var c='&m.fwkeyvalues=sponsorship%3D'+commercial_video['package'];a+=c}e.setAttribute('vdb_params',a)}i(e.vdb_Player)}else{var t=arguments.callee;setTimeout(function(){t(e,i)},0)}}(document.getElementById('vidible_1'),onPlayerReadyVidible); WASHINGTON -- When Greece’s European creditors cut off emergency assistance to the beleaguered country’s banks last summer, bringing its financial system to the brink of collapse, it was only a matter of weeks before the Greek government capitulated to their demands. A band of radical socialist politicians elected to upend the status quo ...

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21 HOURS AGO - Huffington Post

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The Verizon Strike Is About More Than Dollars And Cents

On Thursday morning, Eddie Blackburn, a Verizon technician in Rhode Island, logged on to Facebook to send his colleagues a message. They were scheduled to lose their Verizon health coverage soon while out on strike. Blackburn urged his friends not to buckle and cross the picket line. "I would personally rather die on that line than sell out my union, ...

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APR 29, 2016 - New Yorker

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Baltimore and the Future of Protest Politics

Wednesday was the first anniversary of the violent demonstrations that erupted in Baltimore after Freddie Gray’s death. Tuesday, the day before that anniversary, was the Democratic mayoral primary—effectively the mayoral election, since Baltimore is a one-party town—which was won by a veteran state senator named Catherine Pugh. For months, the expectation was that the energies that accumulated during the demonstrations ...

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