June

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Republicans take aim at early voting

Early voting, a key element in President Barack Obama's victory in 2008, is under fierce attack by the Republican Party.

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Colombia trade pact ignores big problems

The U.S.-Colombia free trade pact would reinforce a system that leaves farmers and consumers at the mercy of volatile prices and markets.

 

 

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Minimum wage is a poverty wage

Imagine trying to live on $7.25 an hour. Even if you managed to work full eight-hour days, you'd be making only about $58 a day, $290 a week.

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What does the future hold for reading?

Less than half of Americans between the ages of 18 and 24 ever read for pleasure.

Religion and labor: lost cause or opportunity?

Doesn't religion have to do with the world of ideas and labor with the real world?

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Republicans redistribute the wealth - to the wealthy

Republicans call redistributing wealth un-American, but they have turned the government into a mechanism to ruthlessly redistribute wealth to the upper crust.

Justice Scalia and the Dybbuk

It seems that, for second time since I can remember, a federal justice has been possessed by a dybbuk, an evil spirit in Jewish mythology.

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"Forks Over Knives": Eat your vegetables!

Forks Over Knives is a long argument for eating more plant-based food.

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Voters rebuke GOP in special elections

Upsets by Democratic candidates may serve as a warning to Republicans that voters aren't appreciative of their agenda.

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