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BY staff | Chicago, IL | 3/27/14
3000 workers at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) have gone without a contract, and without a contract raise, for over a year.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 1/25/13
Starting Jan. 1, payroll taxes paid by workers went up from 4.2% to 6.2%. This increase will affect about 77% of all households.
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 1/09/13
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following speech given by Cherrene Horazuk, president of AFSCME Local 3800, in support of raising Minnesota’s welfare grants.
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 1/08/13
Hundreds of people filled the Minnesota State Capitol rotunda here, Jan. 8, the opening day of the state legislature, joining protests to demand justice.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 1/06/13
Members of the Welfare Rights Committee and others gathered here, Jan. 6, to make signs and banners for the major Jan. 8 protest that will demand, “Raise the welfare grants; no more cuts; tax the rich.”
BY B.J. Murphy | Winston-Salem, NC | 4/18/12
On April 16, local residents and members of Occupy Winston-Salem held a demonstration at the U.S. Post Office in the Waughtown area.
BY Mick Kelly | St. Paul, MN | 4/16/12
Members the Welfare Rights Committee and the Minnesota Coalition for a People’s Bailout gathered at the State Capitol Building, April 16, demanding that legislators tax the rich and stop cutting programs that serve poor and working people.
BY staff | Saint Paul, MN | 7/14/11
On July 13, members of the Welfare Rights Committee rolled out a huge banner on the steps of the Minnesota state capitol building.
BY Mick Kelly | Saint Paul, MN | 6/30/11
Members and supporters of the Welfare Rights Committee gathered on the steps of the state capitol building here, June 30, unfurling a huge banner reading “Tax the rich! No cuts to poor and working people.”
BY Kim DeFranco | Minnesota | 1/11/11
As the 2011 Minnesota state legislative session came to order on Jan. 4, the Welfare Rights Committee and the Minnesota Coalition for a People's Bailout chanted on the front steps of the capitol, “Hey politicians, here's the fix! Tax the rich!”
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