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Supreme Court’s ruling gives workers authority in collective bargaining, devastates labor unions

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During a decline of unions, public sector unions receive a massive blow in their ability to mandate workers to pay fees.

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Trump’s ‘shithole countries’ statements backfire in lawsuit challenging TPS removal

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Lawsuit filed by Haitian and Salvadoran immigrants given nod to move forward.

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You shall not pass: Travel ban deemed constitutional by US Supreme Court

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On June 26, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled 5-4 in upholding the constitutionality of the long-contested Trump Administration travel ban, in the case of Trump v. Hawaii.

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The People versus POTUS: Public outrage grows against family separation policies in immigration detention cases

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As more information on the treatment of undocumented immigrant children in detention centers emerge, nationwide opposition towards the Administration’s “zero tolerance” policy increases.

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Kneeling protests on the White House lawn during the national anthem bucks POTUS’ angst in ’take a knee’ stance

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You can take the protesters out of the demonstration, but you cannot take the demonstration out of the protesters. Attendees at White House event snubbed Trump and took a knee.

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Stacey Abrams victorious in Georgia’s Democratic primary for Governor

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Fresh from a historical victory, now she prepares for the biggest campaign of her life.

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A seat at the table: An interview with emcee-turned-political candidate, Dupré Kelly

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A Newark, New Jersey hip hop artist from the Golden Age of Hip Hop takes on politics as a candidate in the fiercely competitive Council-At-Large position in the upcoming May 8 elections.

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NFL, Colin Kaepernick conflicts over race protests continue

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The Seattle Seahawks postponed a planned workout with free agent NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick after Kaepernick would not give assurances to Seahawk officials that he would not continue his national anthem protests, reported ESPN on Friday.

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US Administration considers plan to drug test some food stamp recipients

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A plan under review by Donald Trump’s administration would allow states to require a percentage of food stamp recipients to undergo mandatory drug testing, the Associated Press reported.

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Republican senator comes under fire after “Swahili” reference during Facebook hearings

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John Kennedy: “I have nothing to apologize for.”

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