October

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Are women breaking for Republicans?

If the recent New York Times poll is right, women are breaking for Republicans in the midterm election. But the real poll comes on Nov. 2.

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Wealth buys health

Nobody should be surprised to learn that in a class society wealthy people are going to be healthier than poor folks.

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Investing in clean transportation could create 3.7 million jobs

Comprehensive energy and climate policies, and infrastructure spending on clean transportation, could create 3.7 million jobs in the U.S., a new study shows.

Capitalism sucks, unless you are very very rich

Capitalism was good to the 74 wealthiest Americans whose pay was five times bigger than the previous year, while most working-class people were catching hell in the Great Recession.

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Why Glenn Beck is wrong on evolution

It seems that if you want to find out the truth about something, all you need to do is listen to Glenn Beck. Take what he says, switch that statement to its opposite, and then you've got the facts straight.

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Unemployed workers face the Grinch

As the holiday season approaches, it's Grinch time for unemployed workers and their families, thanks to congressional Republicans.

2010 elections continue 1960s battles

This election and the rage connected to it (racist and anti-immigrant especially) are traceable to the 1960s and the right-wing class warfare that followed.

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CPUSA leader: Vote and build the movement

Jarvis Tyner, national executive vice-chair CPUSA, spoke in Detroit recently  on the need to for left and progressive minded people to help insure a huge voter turnout for the midterm election.

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Stunning films from China to Wall Street

Recommended films: the thrilling Chinese "Aftershock," the emotionally powerful "ANPO: Art X War," "Client 9," and the latest by John Sayles.

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“The Backlash”: eye-opening field trip to the far right

"The Backlash" takes us on a trip to the strip-malls, mountain hollows and exurban living rooms where reactionary populism takes root and grows.

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