Opinion

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On voting, should you let your conscience be your guide? Part 2

What does it mean to vote your conscience, and what does it mean to vote for the greater good?

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On voting, should you let your conscience be your guide? Part 1

What does it mean to vote your conscience, and what does it mean to vote for the greater good?

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The shame of Milwaukee

Dr. King's cry against segregation touched the conscience of citizens across the country; Must our cities explode before action replaces neglect?

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Transgender equality struggle: Everyone has a stake

Allies and friends are looking for ways to contribute to the transgender community's fight. This article is for them - a primer on trans issues and challenges.

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Fidel Castro, leader of Cuban revolution, turns 90

Fidel Castro exemplifies the idea of revolution and is a model for how to lead one. He is the preeminent symbol for revolutionary action.

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Trump's assassination talk sends Republicans running; creates opening for progressives

A crippled Trump campaign leaves an opening for Clinton and the Democrats to present a populist agenda that can appeal to his base in the heartland. 

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Trumka: An abundant worldview leads to shared prosperity

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka writes about how approaching politics requires an abundant worldview if you want to achieve shared prosperity.

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How dare Trump belittle the memory of a fallen American soldier

Beneath the stones of Arlington are laid heroes of every faith, every gender identity, every color. 

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After the recent horror, there are still two Americas

Non-violent tactics were taught by Jesus, Gandhi, and Dr. King - not because they were scared of violence but because they were wise about change.

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Museum of Racist Memorabilia prompts reflection on our cultural objects

A new museum in Michigan holds up a mirror to America's racist cultural past and present.

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