April

150 years later, a new battle over labor

Our country today, April 12, marks the 150th anniversary of the official start of the Civil War with the firing on Fort Sumter.

The rich make off like bandits

Want to know why Federal and state governments are crying poverty?

The Civil War, our fiery trial

150 years ago today, the first shots of the American Civil War were fired.

Social Security and Medicare cutters, back off

Your senators and representative in Washington need to hear from you on this.

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Passover: A people’s holiday

The Jewish festival of Passover comes around every spring, but in 2011 it has taken on ever more powerful relevance.

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The "good" war's invisible wounds

Mythologizing and romanticizing World War II ignores its complex legacy.

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News flash: Americans aren't anti-worker

Polls have found Wisconsin Gov. Walker's union-busting tactics to be widely unpopular despite the major media's presumption that the opposite would be true.

 

The government hostage crisis

What to do in a hostage crisis? Sometimes it seems there are no good choices. Giving in to the demands may save the hostage's life for now, but it encourages the terrorist to try again.

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Ob-gyn doc: Fight back against sexual assault

There are more than 300,000 rape-related physical assaults against women each year in the United States. 

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To guarantee life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness, tax the rich

Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness are rights written into the U.S. Declaration of Independence, to be pursued as goals for free citizens living in a democratic society.

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