MAY DAY 2013: Posters from around the World!

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MAY DAY 2013: Posters from around the World!

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One of the slogans of the Occupy movement was "capitalism isn't working." Now, in an epic, groundbreaking new book, French economist Thomas Piketty explains why the movement was right.

As credit card companies try and spur consumer spending in the United States with introductory perks and cash rewards, they have raised interest rates on other customers to a remarkable 21 percent.

Inmates will refuse work, calling for education, rehabilitation and an end to overcrowding, life sentences without parole – and “the free labor system.”

Oil spills are the reality of transporting oil – and in the Pacific Northwest, where workers from the fishing to tourism industries depend on oil-free waterways, the threat is all the more grave.

The rage and nihilism that come from the frustrations of American life are expressed through violence.

Revolts are shaking the world, bursting in the most unexpected places, but they rarely take power. Is the big explosion still coming?

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The Vermont Senate passed a bill to require labeling on all GMO foods sold in the state – signaling a wave of nationwide victories against the Gene Giants may be underway.

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Life in tent encampments, vehicles, motels, and storage units - REAL CHANGE focuses on four men who sell Real Change News, a street newspaper in Seattle. Follow ROBERT, GEORGE, DANIEL, and BUDDY as they navigate the less visible side of homelessness in America. Despite their struggles, they persevere. Each sells newspapers to get by.

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From climate change to Crimea, the natural gas industry is supreme at exploiting crisis for private gain.

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900 environmental activists have been killed in the past decade – but only 10 perpetrators were convicted, report says.

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Pre-Existing Condition

What ‘government takeover’ of healthcare? Corporate interests still determine what sort of system we have.

Profiles: CSU Hunger Strikers Speak

Last Friday, after three days leading a hunger strike against student debt, a small group from Students for Quality Education (SQE) met with California State University Chancellor Charles Reed, Christine Helwick, Esq., and systemwide police chief Nate Johnson at CSU headquarters in Long Beach.

Congress Set to Take Food Aid Away From Millions of Americans

Congress is set to take food aid away from millions of hungry Americans, even as it protects billions in crop insurance for large-scale agri-farm and insurance corporations. This is what corporate dictatorship looks like.

One year after Hurricane Sandy hit, public healthcare in the Rockaways is in some ways even more dire than it was during the storm.

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