October

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An urgent call: Hire the unemployed to help clean up the mess left by Sandy

New York  and surrounding areas are in crisis after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy and it's time to hire the unemployed to help!

Climate change and science - key election issues

The "Frankenstorm" is the latest reminder that voters in the 2012 Elections have a stark choice between radically different approaches to environmental policy.

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A battle to the finish over California’s Prop 32

Proposition 32, "Stop Special Interest Money," is being funded by shady corporate front groups unleashing a torrent of money as Election Day nears.

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Election 2012: Fog of right-wing lies is lifting

The most extreme voices in the Republican Party have been quiet as church mice as Mitt Romney has migrated to more moderate positions.

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Japan's right: going nuke?

Behind the current impasse over five tiny specks of land in the East China Sea is an influential right-wing movement in Japan.

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Mitt Romney: the empty suit clueless about the empty chair

Billy Koehler died on March 7, 2009, for lack of health insurance. Mitt Romney said on Oct. 10, 2012, that's impossible.

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The reverse discrimination farce

History repeats itself: the first time as tragedy, the second time as farce. So it goes for the Supreme Court case on affirmative action and campus diversity, Fisher v. University of Texas.

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2012 countdown: Time for the left to step to the plate

For the past year the left has debated the merits of participation in the election process. As you might expect, not everyone is on the same page.

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Working class loses a leader: George Edwards, activist every day

The working class and people lost a great leader, activist, and fighter for justice and equality this past week.

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Pundits premature in crowning Romney the winner

The airwaves were flooded for at least 48 hours this week with declarations telling us who won the first of the three big presidential debates.

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