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  • Op-Ed: Supreme Court Case Demonstrates Need to Fight for Unions

    Jess Issacharoff, a Ph.D. candidate at Duke University and member of the Duke Graduate Students Union, SEIU, says labor unions ought to look the the South for inspiration in the fight to secure fair wages and our freedom to organize.

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  • Supreme Court gives organized greed a boost

    Political inequality and organized greed got a boost from the Supreme Court that will cost working people and our democracy dearly

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  • SUPREME RELIEF: Healthcare reform is constitutional

    Today, the Supreme Court of the United States handed down its much-anticipated ruling on the constitutionality of President Obama’s healthcare reform bill, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). The law stands, and its implementation can continue in earnest.

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  • Flashmob: Citizens unite to oppose Citizens United

    Check out this cool video of a flashmob in Los Angeles of people – real persons, not fake corporate “people” – all united in their opposition to Citizens United, the 2012 Supreme Court ruling that opened the floodgates of unlimited and undisclosed corporate spending to influence elections.

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  • Action NC invites you to discuss future of health care reform (3/26)

    With the U.S. Supreme Court considering a challenge to the 2010 Affordable Care Act, our friends at Action NC are organizing a public discussion about the future of health care reform in this country.

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  • AFL-CIO comes out strong against Citizens United

    Business corporations are not people—they are manmade creatures of law that exist to generate economic activity and create jobs and income in communities. The notion that they should enjoy the same rights and protections as natural persons is absurd and it is destructive to our democracy.

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  • SCOTUS Unleashes Corporate Power in Elections

    ‘Citizens United’ ruling a disaster for democracy If we thought the flow of money in politics was bad before, we ain’t seen nothing yet. Last week, in a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court of the United States elevated corporations to the level of actual persons with a free-speech guarantee under the first amendment to advocate […]

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