Footage of police violence isn't enough to spur structural change without organized pressure, but it provides a mountain of evidence that the status quo is horrific and untenable.
Bitter recriminations over the governor's health care retreat have morphed into broader controversies about workers' rights, contract concessions and a state austerity budget.
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