Opinion

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J. J. Goldberg speaks on Israel and Palestine: Is there a way out?

In half a dozen years the Israel Defense Forces may have a cadre of commanding officers no longer answerable to the Israeli government, but to their fundamentalist rabbis back home.

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Lessons from Chile on September 11

In his farewell message while waiting for his death, President Allende explained what was happening: "Foreign capital and imperialism, united with reactionary elements, created the climate."

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Economic spin doctors

It's easy to feel you are being pressured against your instinct to accept a miserable marriage when listening to many economics pundits trying to be "upbeat" about the economy.

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More war will not defeat ISIS and terrorism

As we reflect on the 13th anniversary of the attacks that shook our nation, it appears that little progress has been made in the "war on terror."

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New upsurge against racism and police crimes is being born

In Dr. King's "I Have a Dream Speech" he spoke of many trials and tribulations that African Americans have historically faced. His words still ring true today.

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Ray Rice and his enablers: why men must speak out

Think about it: before Goodell as well as Ravens coach Jim Harbaugh and Ravens officials saw this new tape, what did they think had transpired on that elevator?

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Chicagoans demand justice for victims of police crimes and torture

Why on earth would  the U.S. Attorney  and the FBI rush to a news conference stating there is no sweeping investigation of shootings by Chicago police officers?

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Hope is a theme of the BRICS summit

The Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa summit carried the hope of change awaited by many peoples denied their righteous place in the world community of nations. 

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Impressions of marriage

I'm a guy who's never been married, but I have some definite impressions of the institution that I'd like to share: You see, I marry people, 300 couples a year!

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Black and Brown brought together by Ferguson police killing

But for the protests, this would not have received news coverage. The brutality is indicative of the treatment of people of color not just in the U.S. but hemisphere-wide.

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