Opinion

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Republican-dominated flash mob draws support, criticism

Republican operatives seem to have found a new organizing tool: dancing in the dark at the Jefferson Memorial.

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Is democracy inherent in socialism?

That's how it should be, but, as history teaches, socialism is democratic only if we make it so.

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Time for U.S. to exonerate Rosenbergs, new book shows

Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, parents of two young children, were executed on June 19,1953, but the case has refused to die.

Get up, stand up, fight against the right

When I was young, I thought bullying was strictly an adolescent phenomenon. Was I wrong!

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Hitch-22: When the left moves right

In lining up with Bush on the war in Iraq, the former Nation columnist shocked the left, and his militant atheism has inspired animosity on the right. Still, in his memoir Hitchens comes off as a man of principle.

A dubious immigration proposal

Senate Democratic leaders have presented an outline for an immigration reform bill, but many will find it wanting.

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Trying 9/11 case here is not hatred for NYC

NEW YORK - The far-right has spearheaded an anti-Obama campaign over the plan to try Khalid Sheikh Mohammed in Manhattan. But it's all nonsense.

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Yip Harburg, ‘Wizard of Oz’ songwriter & socialist

There is much to be told about the message of the holiday classic, "Wizard of Oz," beginning with its Oscar-winning lyricist Edgar Yipsel Harburg.

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