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Progressive labor leader says America 'out of balance'

Progressive labor leader says America 'out of balance'

Larry Cohen, president of the Communications Workers of America, demanded a raise in the minimum wage and said that cities cannot thrive on an economy that favors "one-percenters."

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Declining numbers of unionized teachers pay big salaries for union bosses

Declining numbers of unionized teachers pay big salaries for union bosses

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Bill Clinton rallies nostalgic pro-labor Michigan Democrats

Bill Clinton rallies nostalgic pro-labor Michigan Democrats

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Michigan judge rules teachers can leave union voluntarily

Michigan judge rules teachers can leave union voluntarily

A Michigan judge ruled that the MEA committeed unfair labor practices, and called the MERC to order the teacher's union to cease and desist in retaining members against their will.

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VP Biden uses 'racist' Tea Party language

VP Biden uses 'racist' Tea Party language

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VP Biden wants to take America back

VP Biden wants to take America back

'It's time to take back America!' Biden appeared to use a phrase often attributed to Tea Party activists.

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Teachers' union refuses union labor for itself

Teachers' union refuses union labor for itself

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Michigan worker pleads intimidation by AFSCME labor union

Michigan worker pleads intimidation by AFSCME labor union

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Scott Walker: Republicans should focus on economic issues

Scott Walker: Republicans should focus on economic issues

As a potential presidential candidate, Walker says the GOP should stick with its convictions, but focus on what the voters want: economic issues.

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School teacher files suit against union over right-to-work

School teacher files suit against union over right-to-work

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Jeb Bush says GOP must move away from small-government mantra

Jeb Bush says GOP must move away from small-government mantra

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May Day! May Day!  Worker Rallies across the U.S. focus on Immigration Issues

May Day! May Day! Worker Rallies across the U.S. focus on Immigration Issues

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Bankrupt justice in the case of Peabody Energy and Patriot Coal

Bankrupt justice in the case of Peabody Energy and Patriot Coal

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ACLU & unions sue Michigan over right-to-work law

ACLU & unions sue Michigan over right-to-work law

Michigan taxpayers are footing the bill in excess of $1 million for eight days of protests as the legislator passed an anti-labor bill.

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Workers in right-to-work states are wealthier

Workers in right-to-work states are wealthier

When adjusting for the cost of living, workers in right-to-work states have 4.1 percent higher incomes.

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Michigan autoworkers, teachers rally to defend collective bargaining

Michigan autoworkers, teachers rally to defend collective bargaining

Pro-labor protesters tore down a tent lawfully erected by a group in favor of right-to-work laws in a multitudinous rally in Michigan. Protest was otherwise largely peaceful.

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Hundreds descend on Michigan capital protesting 'right-to-work' law

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Detroit police say: Enter at your own risk

Detroit police say: Enter at your own risk

Detroit police officers are warning people to stay out of the Motor City. Fearful for their lives, they want more pay and fewer hours at work. Sixty miles away, in Flint, the murder rate is set to surpass last year's record.

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The end of the American labor union movement as we know it

The end of the American labor union movement as we know it

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May Day is revived by Occupy movement

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César Chávez: much too Catholic for some

César Chávez: much too Catholic for some

The famed Mexican-American labor organizer was "the last Catholic in America" to achieve "cultural/political synthesis" and bring Catholic social teachings into the public square.

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Mexico: high-tech workers seek justice and dignity

Mexico: high-tech workers seek justice and dignity

Workers in Mexico are increasingly seeking to resort to the United Nations to mediate with their employers. Workers are seeking redress for unsafe working conditions, among other issues.

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Henry Manning: Britain's other saintly cardinal

Henry Manning: Britain's other saintly cardinal

Coming from well-to-do, political and social parents, Manning became an Anglican priest and married a beautiful woman. He later became a Catholic champion of England's poor and workers.

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Catholic Campaign for Human Development 2011: Part 4

Changing the Way Christians Understand ?Church? ? Funding Omaha Together One Community (OTOC).

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Michigan protesters arm themselves at Occupy Flint camp

Michigan protesters arm themselves at Occupy Flint camp

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