Opinion

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Chicago teachers educate a nation

It was nine days that shook Chicago, the 2012 teachers' strike changed the nation.

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Fighting for human rights in the fields of North Carolina

I, along with the other members of the AFL-CIO Executive Council, was invited by Velasquez to travel to North Carolina to meet with the immigrant workers.

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Part-time faculty pay reaching poverty level

The American Federation of Teachers recently highlighted the tenuous employment and poor compensation of part-time college teachers.

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College’s antiquated policies up against new generation of thinkers

The school is governed by a very conservative Board of Trustees, which imposes right-wing policies and codes of conduct under the guise of our religion.

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Connecticut GOP Senate hopeful a threat to kids

Our kids can't vote on Nov. 6. But we can.

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Neil Armstrong: moon in the balance

Few people can say that they have been in a similar position to Armstrong, that they have gone beyond the realm of previous human experience.

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"Searching for Sugar Man": a review

Searching for Sugar Man is an uplifting documentary film about the life of Detroit based Mexican American working-class singer Sixto Rodriguez.

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Mitt, you take personal responsibility!

Few could have missed what are likely the most contemptible words ever uttered by a candidate for the presidency of the United States - words that show just how unqualified he is to aspire to that office.

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Why Romney’s slipping in polls

Polls say President Barack Obama has an advantage - in fact, some separation - over GOP nominee Mitt Romney; how do we account for this?

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GOP willing to sabotage economy to win “last stand” election

Mitt Romney and his fellow Republicans are a cynical and calculating bunch. They are extremists the likes of which we have never seen in American politics.

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