Opinion

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Nelson Mandela - a memory

With the news that Mandela's breath finally failed him-his lungs were savaged by the tuberculosis he acquired during his 27 years of imprisonment in South Africa-two memories came to mind.

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Obamacare: Grumbling is not enough

It is amazing how fast momentum can shift in politics. And it usually happens for reasons that could not have been predicted.

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Iran nuke deal merits support

The last minute nuclear agreement worked out in Geneva on Sunday between Iran and the six-powers group is an important first step and merits the support of all progressive, peace-minded people.

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Determined to make a difference, a tribute to comrade Debbie Bell

Through years of struggle, Debbie Bell made a difference. And our party the struggle has moved forward and is that much stronger and influential because of comrades like Debbie.

Don Coulter, a fighter’s story

Every step that Don Coulter takes on his tough road to recovery, has been supported by his wife, family, his union and community.

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Kerry declares end of Monroe Doctrine: Is it for real?

Throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, the Monroe Doctrine is hated as an oppressive mechanism whereby the U.S. claims the unilateral right to limit the national sovereignty of area nations.

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Senate curbs filibusters in blow against GOP "pirates"

On Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and Senate Democrats, fed up with endless Republican obstructionism, voted to end filibusters on nearly all presidential nominees.

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Uncovering the truth about the JFK assassination

The search for the truth is interwoven with the people's movement to defend and expand our democracy and democratic institutions and to defeat right-wing extremism and corporate power that seeks to undermine it.

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View from Dallas: Let’s not forget what JFK did

While the nation at large prepares to mark the 50th anniversary of JFK's assassination on Nov. 22, 1963, few cities have a slate of activities to rival that of Dallas.

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Reader voices: Even for hospital workers, health care is a problem

As a health care professional, taking care of people and helping them comes from my heart and soul. It is what I love to do and truly feel what I was called to do with my life.

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