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BY Alicia Spietz | Madison, WI | 5/07/20
On a sunny May 1 afternoon which marked both May Day and A Day Without Immigrants, a caravan comprised of about 20 different vehicles made its way to the Capitol Square in a careful procession in support of a timely cause.
BY staff | Lansing, MI | 5/06/20
UPS announced first quarter profits of $965 million.
BY Jake Holtzman | New York, NY | 5/01/20
The New York City Police Department (NYPD) reported Tuesday, April 28 that they kicked over 100 homeless people off of the subways in just one day.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 5/01/20
On Thursday, April 30, the U.S. Department of Labor reported that more than 3.8 million new claims for unemployment insurance or UI were filed in the previous week ending April 25.
BY Frank Chapman | Chicago, IL | 5/01/20
The headline in the Chicago Tribune Wednesday, April 19 blared: “Two charities have bailed scores of felony defendants out of Cook County Jail. Some were soon charged with new crimes.”
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 4/29/20
With the Minnesota governor’s stay-at-home order set to expire on May 4, and as COVID-19 cases are beginning to spike across the state, hundreds of Minnesotans are calling on Governor Tim Walz to resist the pressure from right-wing business groups and keep Minnesota closed until a time at which it is safe to reopen.
BY Sean Orr | Chicago, IL | 4/28/20
It is in a crisis like this that society is tested, that the strength of human organization must prove itself.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 4/27/20
Around three dozen cars joined a Jacksonville Community Action Committee (JCAC) protest on Friday evening, April 24, calling for a mass release of Duval County inmates in the overpopulated Duval County jail.
BY staff | Plymouth, MN | 4/26/20
AFSCME members from Local 2822 and other Hennepin County library and service center workers were out protesting for the second week in a row on Friday, April 24.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 4/24/20
On April 17, more than 60 cars, filled with union members and supporters, packed the parking lot outside the Ridgedale Library.
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