August

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Under Ryan budget, a living hell awaits the unborn

Creative Commons 3.0It's curious how those Republicans who preach "right to life" for the unborn are willing to make life a living hell for the newly born.

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Wildfires - and Republican climate change cluelessness - continue

As the blazes continue to consume forests and destroy homes, the climate change that spawned them is continuously being denied or ignored by Republicans.

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What does it take to “Rebuild the Dream”?

In September 2009, Van Jones stepped down as Special Advisor under a barrage of right-wing criticism of his youthful flirtation with leftist politics.

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Judy Gallo, longtime activist, dies at 70

About 100 friends and activists in labor and progressive groups gathered at a memorial here Aug. 18 to pay tribute to Judy Gallo, who died recently at age 70.

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Akin, Ryan, rape and Republican hypocrisy

Fierce opposition to women's reproductive rights, including the right to decide whether or not to bear a child, has been the agenda of the Republican Party for quite some time now.

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The meaning of Romney’s Ryan choice

The strategy and tactics of this time means defeating Romney/Ryan and re-electing Obama/Biden. The alternative is moving further in negative territory.

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More than a few rotten apples on Wall Street

"The man of great wealth owes a particular obligation to the state," Teddy Roosevelt noted a century ago, "because he derives special advantages from the mere existence of government."

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Progressive cinema: “The Story of Film: An Odyssey”

Cousins is a brilliant scholar with allegiance to working people, who are represented with respect throughout the entire series.

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Being president takes more than a businessman

As we roll, or descend, into another presidential campaign, we have once again an opportunity to think about the qualities that we look for in our leader.

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Left on the bookshelf: "Vision and Communism"

Students of art and anthropology, as well as Soviet history, would find this book to be a valuable addition to their personal library.

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