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Teaching the ABCs of Power in Long Beach

You get the basics in high school. The federal government is divided into three branches (executive, legislative, judicial). Locally you’ve got the mayor and the city council. Etc. Most of ...

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Obama Picks a Bad Penny for Commerce

Barack Obama’s nomination of Penny Pritzker as Commerce Secretary was a poke in the eye of the American labor movement. The niece of the founder of the Hyatt Hotel chain ...

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Long Beach Activists Look Beyond Measure N

Pastor Nestor Gerente welcomed the overflow audience of nearly 350 Long Beach activists at last week’s People’s State of the City gathering and said, “This is a great crowd. Where ...

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LA County Labor Federation Secretry-Treasurer Maria Elena Durazo greets Long Beach hotel workers.

Long Beach Hotel Workers Unionize

Hyatt hotels in Long Beach, UNITE HERE Local 11 and Long Beach City Councilwoman, Dr. Suja Lowenthal, announced Monday that associates at the city's Hyatt Regency and Hyatt The Pike  ...

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