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Occupy Wall Street protesters joined with unions in New York on May 1, a traditional day of global protests in sympathy with unions and leftist politics. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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National

State Of The Unions: Labor And The Middle Class

11 min

State Of The Unions: Labor And The Middle Class

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Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi gives her acceptance speech in Oslo, Norway, on Saturday. The Burmese opposition leader was awarded the prize two decades ago. Daniel Sannum Lauten/AP hide caption

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Aung San Suu Kyi Gives Long-Overdue Nobel Speech

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Before publishing the plays and novels she's now known for, women's rights advocate Djuna Barnes was a journalist and illustrator. Djuna Barnes Papers, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries hide caption

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Djuna Barnes Papers, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries

Embracing The Quirkiness Of Djuna Barnes

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Bonnie Raitt's latest album, Slipstream, is the first release on her own Redwing Records label. Marina Chavez hide caption

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Marina Chavez

Music Interviews

Bonnie Raitt: A Brand-New Model For A Classic Sound

9 min

Bonnie Raitt: A Brand-New Model For A Classic Sound

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