Opinion

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One year after Newtown and I am still angry

One year ago we all were stunned by the horrific event at a little elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.

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Determined to make a difference, a tribute to comrade Debbie Bell

Through years of struggle, Debbie Bell made a difference. And our party the struggle has moved forward and is that much stronger and influential because of comrades like Debbie.

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1917 Russian Revolution: What the world has lost

It has been 96 years since the Russian Revolution and 22 years since the Soviet Union, collapsed and broke into pieces, and the world lost much in that collapse.

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Workplace discrimination has no place in America, pass ENDA now

In 2013, it's difficult to believe that in many parts of the country, it's legal to fire workers for their sexual orientation or gender identity. I

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$5.2 billion McDonald's CEO has $8.25 per hour mom arrested

Her treatment is one of many examples of how the gap between the rich and the poor isn't just a modern phenomenon; these days it's grown into a chasm. 

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In New York, Lhota leans right

Lhota has a big problem: he wants to continue Bloomberg's pro Wall Street policies, but to get votes he must paint himself as a liberal. It appears that tactic is not going to fly.

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ALEC tries new gerrymandering efforts in Ohio counties

The ALEC forces are now subjecting  Ohio counties with a strong organized labor base, to an onslaught of proposed changes in county government which, if passed, will abolish countywide election of county leaders.

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Welcome Pope Francis, campaigner against corporate greed!

The campaign against corporate criminals and their gluttonous greed just added a new speaker with a very loud voice, Pope Francis I.

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Obama at UN

President Obama strained in Monday's United Nations speech to explain the rationale behind U.S. foreign policy.

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Wall Street Journal blind to Supreme Court’s impact on union membership

The Wall Street Journal editorial board suggested the decline in union membership is due to lack of employee interest, but ignored some facts.

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