Opinion

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The battle lines are drawn: Rightwing neosecession or Third Reconstruction

We are at a pivotal point in a 35-year long rightwing offensive, begun with the Reagan victory in 1980; neo-secession must be met by a renewed motion for freedom and social justice.

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Sandra Bland had the right to say "no"

Some day organized dissent will change the system that allows cases like that of Sandra Bland to occur; let's make that day happen sooner rather than later.

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Is the labor movement split over the 2016 presidential election?

There has been an unprecedented amount of unity around the AFL-CIO's raising wages agenda, pushing the major candidates for the same thing.

 

 

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Charleston, the Republican right, and the lessons of Martin Luther King

Few people are claiming that there was anything random or mysterious about the brutal murder of nine innocent African American people in Charleston.

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Mayors hear biased view of California court decision vs. teacher tenure

There is an answer to public education's poor performance: money; we will have to pay for it, just as we pay for a massive military budget.

 

 

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On 4th of July, remember CPUSA's commitment to patriotism

FDR signed Executive Order 9066 for the forcible internment of 120,000 Americans of Japanese ancestry into concentration camps, including CPUSA member Karl Yoneda..

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By any other name, discrimination is discrimination

Isn't it about time for us to stop claiming God when it suits our purpose or offends our sensibilities?

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Professor Walter T. Howard, 63: activist, teacher, organizer

Dr. Howard, the son of a long line of coal miners, was born November 23, 1951 in Hazard, Kentucky.

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Ending the U.S. blockade of Cuba an uphill battle in Congress

Denying U.S. citizens their Constitutional right to travel and exchange personal experience with their Cuban brothers and sisters is a stupid policy.

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From symbol to substance, is a new South coming?

Only continued action to bring us together can insure that we overcome those who would use terror and fear to drive us apart.

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