Opinion

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Illinois Woman’s Press Association honors People’s World writers

People's World writers won six first place awards, one second place, two third places, and one honorable mention.

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At Jeb Bush event, 19 year-old eats media’s lunch on Iraq spin

Student Ivy Ziedrich confronted Jeb Bush and taught us what it means to put the people in "government of the people, by the people, for the people."

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Memo to Mayor Emanuel: System needs fixing, not the kids

It was corporate decisions and pro-corporate government policies that led our city's children into catastrophe.

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Streets of New York - the subway

The great thing about the New York subway is the people: it feels like you're seeing people from every place on Earth.

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Blues never die: B.B. King reigned but music lives on

No one could play the blues like B.B. King, who died Thursday night at age 89 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Suicide sweeping Indian Country is genocide

There must be an end to this poverty and racist-spawned crisis.

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What I learned from my good neighbor, Good Joe

"All good things, all great things, sadly do not last forever. Good Joe passed on this year..."

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My story: why Oregon should adopt health care for all

"In my mid-50s, with no savings and less than $17,000 a year in business income, I'm left picking up the pieces of my life."

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How advancing technology will change future socialist society

Ever since humans started using sharp rocks to hunt and craft, advancing technology has driven development.

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Freddie Gray, burning Baltimore and constitutional rights

While in police custody, Freddie Gray's spine was "80 percent severed at the neck."

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