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Immigration Advocates Face Serious Challenges in Passing Reform in 2014

January 21, 2014

Despite nationwide mobilization, immigrant advocates acknowledge they have failed to reform a broken immigration system

Workers/People's Rights

January 8, 2014
Mike Elk: Boeing workers new contract a blow to worker pensions nationwide

Kansas Board of Regents Undermine Academic Freedom at State Universities

December 24, 2013

Bill Black: Draconian measure enacted by Kansas Board of Regents that effectively ends tenure and limits academic freedom could be replicated at colleges nationwide

Romanian Parliament Fails to Pass Pro-Mineral Extraction Law

December 11, 2013
Tudor Bradatan: Public pressure spurred Romanian Parliament to reject amendments to county’s mining laws that would have likely expanded mining and fracking projects.

Reality Asserts Itself - Glen Ford

October 24, 2013
On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay: Glen Ford, Exec. Editor of Black Agenda Report, talks about helping create black radio news. He says that news media creates leaders by deciding what events are important and who is authorized to speak on the importance of those events

Judge Rules NYPD’s “Stop and Frisk” Unconstitutional, Orders Federal Oversight

August 13, 2013

Judge finds New York Police Department violates the rights of New Yorkers, as mayor Michael Bloomberg vows to fight ruling