October

Cutting Social Security — where does your congressperson stand?

There is a pledge to protect Social Security that has already been endorsed by more then 100 members of Congress. Where does yours stand?

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Breaking free from domestic violence

October is domestic violence awareness month. Domestic violence affects two million women in the United States each year.

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Working class film legends offer new Iraq thriller

Director Ken Loach and screenwriter Paul Laverty were invited to attend the Toronto Festival this year to promote their new collaborative work, "Route Irish," and Laverty's own film "Even the Rain."

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Reform, the mid-term elections and the fight for power

If we don't objectively understand our - and our enemies' - strengths and weaknesses, how can we understand which terrain of struggle is most conducive to victory or defeat?

Times Square bomber trial shows Constitution still works

The trial of Faisal Shahzad shows military tribunals are not only harmful but unnecessary.

Undocumented immigration in international perspective

There are at least 214 million people living outside their countries of origin, either as naturalized citizens, legal noncitizens, temporary workers or undocumented. At least 100 million of these are in the labor force.

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Common ground, One Nation: who could argue with that?

Participants in Saturday's rally took one step in the right direction, towards a conversation that acknowledges our commonality and ceaseless interdependence with one another.

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In defense of librarians

I feel for the librarians in Santa Clarita, Calif., as their library system sells their jobs out from under them.

Immigrants as scapegoats - a recurrent right-wing tactic

Immigrants have been a perennial scapegoat of the right-wing.

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One Nation vs. Restoring Honor: how do you measure success?

There's more than one way to judge a rally's success.

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