February

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“The New Jim Crow” is must-read for social justice movement

Much like James Baldwin's "The Fire Next Time" or Michael Harrington's "The Other America," Alexander's book is a wakeup call to this nation.

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Van Halen's new pro-union 'Tattoo'

Classic rockers Van Halen are back with their first new studio album ("A Different Kind of Truth") in 14 years. And the album's lead single, "Tattoo," is a pretty important pro-union shout-out.

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Santorum's pro-ignorance populism could doom America

Does Republican Rick Santorum want the American people to be as ill-informed and buffoonish as he acts? To make sure we are, he's willing to sacrifice our education and future job prospects

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Bring the troops home from Afghanistan

The American people know that to stop the killing in Afghanistan there is only one option: get all the U.S. troops out of there.

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Happy birthday, Marian Anderson! (with video)

Mariann Anderson, the great contralto, perhaps the most renowned of the 20th century, would have been 115 years old today.

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60 years too late to save the Rosenbergs

Once the executions took place on June 19th, 1953, the fatal errors could not be undone.

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Oscars hid shameful side of "The Artist"

"The Artist" opens with a shameful and blatant episode of anti-Soviet and anti-Russian propaganda that has no place in advancing the plot of the film.

Iran, Israel and the U.S.: the slide to war

Wars are fought because some people decide it is in their interests to fight them.

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Jeffrey Sachs and “The Price of Civilization”

Sachs is particularly good at showing where productive value from work is going.

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