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BY Joe Iosbaker | | 3/16/09
This past Dec. 5, 250 workers occupied the Republic Windows and Doors factory on Goose Island in Chicago.
BY staff | Twin Cities, MN | 3/13/09
More than 100 workers rallied here March 12 against a proposed cut to the Regents Scholarship, a benefit that allows University of Minnesota employees to take classes without paying tuition.
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 3/04/09
Leaders of the Minnesota Coalition for a People’s Bailout responded to the state budget forecast, March 3. The forecast anticipates a $4 billion deficit, despite the billions that will flow in from the federal stimulus.
BY Kosta Harlan | Raleigh, NC | 2/22/09
Over 4000 people, the majority African American, marched in downtown Raleigh, Feb. 14, in a show of force organized by the North Carolina NAACP.
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 2/12/09
The Minnesota People’s Bailout legislation was introduced in the Minnesota State Senate and House, Feb. 9.
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 1/29/09
Minnesota Coalition for a People’s Bail Out organized a picket line at the Minnesota Department of Revenue Building, where Governor Pawlenty proposed his plan to address the $5.2 billion budget deficit, Jan. 27.
BY staff | Minnesota | 1/02/09
A broad coalition has formed to demand that the Minnesota legislature take concrete steps to protect low-income and working Minnesotans from the effects of the snowballing economic crisis.
BY Kosta Harlan | Pittsboro, NC | 12/24/08
Over 80 people rallied in support of workers on strike against Moncure Plywood here, Dec. 20.
BY Daniel Ginsberg | Milwaukee, WI | 12/21/08
Trade unionists and community activists picketed here, Dec. 12 outside a business currently using out-of-state, non-union workers for an $18 million renovation.
BY Angela Denio | Tar Heel, NC | 12/14/08
After over a decade of struggle the workers of the Smithfield Packing Plant in Tar Heel, North Carolina voted Dec. 11 to join the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW).
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