• Moral Monday draws record crowd to Asheville

    Crowd Shot of Mountain Moral Monday

    What’s next for Moral Monday after what the Asheville Citizen-Times called “the largest local protest in recent memory”?

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  • Mitt Romney brings his Etch-A-Sketch to Asheville

    When Mitt Romney and his allies gathered this week in Asheville, working families are getting ready to head to the polls on October 18 when early voting begins in North Carolina.

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  • Public Outcry Needed to Stop WNC Postal Closings (11/21)

    A plan by U.S. Postal Service management to close a major facility in Asheville, move operations to another state, and eliminate as many as 200 good-paying, middle-class jobs in Western North Carolina will be subject to public input at a hearing on Monday, Nov. 21 at 5pm.

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  • Western NC CLC Delivers Support for Occupy Asheville

    The Occupy movement has spread far from the financial district in lower Manhattan to Asheville, NC where the CLC is answering the call of AFL-CIO president, Rich Trumka, to open our hearts and minds and support this movement in the spirit of solidarity.

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  • In Defense of the U.S. Postal Service

    There is no denying that times are changing how people communicate with each other, but there will always be a need for the United States Postal Service. But from Congress to the campaign trail of right-wing politicians, the very idea that there should be universal mail service in this country is under attack.

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  • Western NC Rally to Save American Dream

    Thanks for everyone attending the Asheville Rally! It was a mix of all of our community, all standing up for working men and women. We were one in this show of support for workers under attack in Wisconsin and everywhere else.

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  • Make Wall St Pay to Fix the Job Crisis They Created

    Workers protest Bank of America in Raleigh Yesterday, the Triangle Labor Council (TLC) organized a protest outside a Bank of America (B of A) branch in Raleigh, NC. The event drew about two dozen protestors. Folks held signs and chanted for about an hour at the busy intersection where the bank is located to raise […]

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