20 May 2019

Border Patrol Museum Demonstrators Targeted In Crackdown On Immigrant Rights Protests

Four activists turned themselves in to El Paso police on May 13 after the police issued warrants for their arrest related to a nonviolent demonstration inside a United States Border Patrol museum.

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14 May 2019

In Colombia, General Motors Workers Fight Surge In Firings Over Workplace Injuries

Former General Motors employees in Colombia have protested at US Embassy for several years over practice of firing workers for injuries.

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Detroit police. Photo by Thomas Hawk on Flickr.
08 May 2019

Detroit Police Spent More Than Half Million Dollars On Cell-Site Simulator To Track People’s Locations

Documents show Detroit police purchased surveillance technology that allows police to actively track people’s locations through their cell phones.

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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner. Photo: Jared Piper/PHLCouncil via Flickr
29 Apr 2019

How Movement To Free Mumia Abu-Jamal Prevailed Over Obstruction Of A Progressive Prosecutor

How the movement for Mumia Abu-Jamal fought—and defeated—an effort to obstruct potential pathways to freedom by progressive prosecutor Larry Krasner.

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Screen shot from the trailer for 2017's "Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down The White House"
23 Apr 2019

Documents Show FBI’s Role In Producing Film On Mark Felt, Who Betrayed Bureau In Watergate Scandal

The FBI contacted producers of “Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House,” even though no assistance was initially requested.

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Photo by BBC World Service on Flickr.
16 Apr 2019

Empowering Border Patrol To Make Asylum Decisions Drastically Increases Danger For Immigrants

Department of Homeland Security is placing migrants in harms way with plans to task Border Patrol with facilitating the early stages of the asylum process.

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15 Apr 2019

Group of Centrist Democrats Undermine Federal $15 Minimum Wage Bill

Centrist Democrats in the Senate and House of Representatives proposed federal minimum wage legislation that would preserve low wages in rural areas.

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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. (Photo: AFGE on Flickr)
15 Apr 2019

How Bernie Sanders’ Position On Filibuster Is Needlessly Complicated

Jon Walker describes how Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ stance on filibuster reform is needlessly complicated.

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10 Apr 2019

Pentagon Contracts Show US Army Subsidized Production Of National Geographic’s ‘Long Road Home’

Production assistance agreements released by the Defense Department show the United States military used taxpayer money to subsidize part of the production of the National Geographic series, “The Long Road Home,” and a companion documentary.

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Photo by Claudette Begin, CUE Teamsters Local 2010, via Flickr.
04 Apr 2019

Anti-Union University Administrations Fight Surge In Graduate Student Worker Organizing

Since the National Labor Relations Board ruled graduate student workers at private universities can unionize, a surge in organizing has faced persistent union-busting.

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