Opinion

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Unions blast flood of corporate campaign cash

With the U.S. political system inundated by a flood of unchecked, uncontrollable corporate campaign cash funneled through unaccountable political campaign finance committees, unions blasted the tide of contributions.

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Etta James and Johnny Otis: R & B Revolutionaries

Two Los Angeles-based legends of Rhythm & Blues passed away last week: Etta James and Johnny Otis.

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In their war against workers, corporations increasingly choose lockouts

Employers have been engaging in class warfare for quite some time now. Recently they have added lockouts to the long list of weapons they have used to wage that warfare.

Don't be fooled by the Newt-Mitt-Rick show

Listening to the exchanges among the main Republican presidential candidates, it is easy to think that the debates are a television "reality show."

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What the Oscars ignore: Progies spotlight films you should see

Progie nominees contain a wealth of progressive content and contain many suggestions for progressives viewers to watch ... if you can find the films at your local theater, on TV or anywhere in the U.S.!

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What does the future hold for disabled Americans like me?

The challenges people with disabilities like me face every day at home, at work and in school are everywhere.

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Professor lists Obama accomplishments: Over 244 and growing

President Obama has 244 accomplishments under his belt since he took office despite fanatical Republican opposition aimed at wrecking his presidency.

GOP prez candidates help themselves on taxes

If it weren't so shameful it would almost be funny.

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The human dimension of long-term joblessness

Millions are still out of work or underemployed, and our economy isn't anywhere near full capacity.

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Left on the bookshelf: "Blacks, Reds and Russians"

There is a much less known story of another group of immigrants who sought freedom and opportunity, but it wasn't to America but to the Soviet Union that they fled.

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