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Census: 1 in 7 Americans Lives In Poverty!

Broken down by state, Mississippi had the highest share of poor people, at 23.1 percent, according to rough calculations by the Census Bureau. It was followed by Arizona, New Mexic...

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Countdown to Making History in DC!-October 2, 2010!

Just 16 days 'til hundreds of thousands of union members and progressive activists fill the mall in front of the Lincoln Memorial for the One Nation rally. No question, CWAers are ...

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Barbara Easterling on Alan Simpson & Social Security

By: Barbara J. Easterling Imagine if Social Security were put on trial. We've all seen enough movies to know how it would begin: jury selection. Now...

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Don't Miss the Bus for Historic 'One Nation' Rally in Washington

With just five weeks until more than a quarter of a million One Nation marchers gather at the Lincoln Memorial, now's the time to sign up for a CWA bus ride to make your voice hear...

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*Update*- CWA Local 4250 Community Service Day!

On behalf of the hungry men, women and children served by: President Liz VanDerWoude, Secretary-Treasurer Debbie Slimko, Chief Steward Sylvia Chapman, Patricia Spikes, Doc VanDerWo...

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CWA Local 4250 - Community Service Day

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Saturday August 21, 2010 9 am to Noon Greater Chicago Food Depository 4100 W. Ann Lurie Place Chicago, Illinois ...

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Labor Day at Millennium Park

Dear Members and Retirees: The Chicago Federation of Labor and your CWA Local 4250 Executive Board invite you to join us this year for Labor Day 2010 at Millennium Park in ...

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The Trade Reform,Development, Accountability and Employment (TRADE) Act - H.R. 3012.

We, the undersigned organizations, write to reiterate our requests that you cosponsor the Trade Reform, Development, Accountability and Employment (TRADE) Act - H.R. 3012. A...

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Currency Manipulation - History Shows That Sanctions Are Needed - By: Robert E. Scott EPI Policy Memorandum #164

"Growing U.S. trade deficits with China due, in part, to the Chinese government's manipulation of its currency caused 2.4 million U.S. jobs to be lost or displaced in manufacturing...

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