Opinion

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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.

Is this a socialist moment?

Is this a socialist moment? I hear this question when I travel. So here is the answer I usually give when asked at public meetings.

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Ultra right is down, but not out

The actions of the Republican Party over the past year in opposition to health care reform and every other program of the Obama administration are unprecedented in character.

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Houston elects first openly gay mayor

The election of Annise Parker to the office of Houston mayor is a major accomplishment for progressive forces in Houston and around the country.

Early lessons from 2009

A year ago, we said that the country was entering an era of democratic reform and that the same coalition that defeated the right in the 2008 elections would drive the process going forward.

Capitalism, socialism, democracy and other letters to the editor

Michael Moore's film on capitalism shows how very limited democracy is under capitalism.

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