Opinion

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Love, hate, and Islamophobia

"After last Friday's senseless tragedy in Paris, the rejection of my loved ones reached a fever pitch."

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John Reid, 68: 1199SEIU champion for workers and social justice

A strong and deeply respected leader in the labor movement, Reid will be remembered as a champion for working people.

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Bernie Sanders, socialism, and the 2016 elections

Sanders' candidacy is a tale of taking down the right wing and appealing to ordinary people to become the authors of their own democracy and lives.

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New York: I do mind laughing

Are we supposed to laugh because Donald Trump is so uncreatively mean? Or that he still maintains that the President was born out of the country?

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How “zero tolerance” tolerates inequality

Despite zero evidence that zero tolerance policies improve school safety and discipline, they remain firmly in place today.

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Banning the box – long overdue

Banning the box is an important step. Ongoing pressure will insure others are taken.

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Back in the USSR: setting the record straight

While the meltdown of the Soviet Union didn't trigger capital's worldwide offensive, it did constitute a sea change in the balance of power and changed the dynamics of struggle.

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The Silicon Valley ideology: online bias and technology

In addition to the Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace, what seems to be needed is an Internet Bill of Rights and a Cyber-Civil Rights Act.

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Bernie, Hillary, and me: Can’t we all just get along?

As a socialist, I support Bernie Sanders. But what if the role of a socialist is in fact to support Hillary? 

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Who has the most to gain by going to war?

We should not fear cutting the military budget; strong and healthy communities make for a strong nation.

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