Opinion

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A season’s reflections on socialism

Nine reflections on the fall of the Soviet Union, what socialism is and isn't, and getting to socialism USA.

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Tap the disability rights movement’s untapped power

Though Marx and Engels may not have predicted the rise of an engaged population of people with disabilities, they did predict the push toward "improvement."

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"Why Marx Was Right": lively challenge to 10 myths

Eagleton's bright, witty book marches forward into the usual stumbling blocks erected over the decades in the environment of popular ideology and topples them.

Edward Elkind, lifelong peace activist, dies

Edward H. Elkind, 81, a Marxist activist and teacher who also worked as a computer programmer and advocated such causes as D.C. home rule, rent control, public housing and public health clinics, died Oct. 8.

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Capitalism and unemployment

Mass unemployment has been a feature of capitalism since it emerged as the dominant social system in 17th century England and spread throughout the world.

Red School Bus tour makes final stop for summer in Texas

Many Marxists, communists, radical labor activists and political activists were proud to call the great state of Texas their home.

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Timely reading: “Engels, A Revolutionary Life”

The book has romance, adventure and a touch of intrigue.

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Capitalist insolence and taxes

Wells Fargo, Bank of America and Citigroup were all deeply involved in the sub-prime mortgage crisis, which prompted the Great Recession and the huge budget deficits. And they pay no taxes.

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Emil Shaw, lifelong fighter for justice

Emil Shaw, who fled Nazi Austria with his family at the age of nine, and became a  lifelong social justice activist, died Sept. 12, 2010, in Albuquerque, N.M.

The class struggle - back by popular demand

This is a time of emerging and growing working class consciousness.Let's take a look at the specifics.

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