Opinion

All in one hand: corporate America, GOP and t-party

Corporate America, the GOP and their shock troops t-party, are all in the same hand.

Wisconsin and beyond: the conflict is irreconcilable

Wisconsin, joined by other states, is ground zero of an irreconcilable conflict over the role of government.

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Right-wing “blizzard narrative” is anti-worker snow job

As a massive winter storm pounds much of the country, the tea party/Republicans are pushing a disastrous narrative: strangle vital public services, like snowplowing,  then blame public workers and their unions.

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What happened to the War on Poverty?

With the remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King's legacy and the passing of Sargent Shriver, a foot soldier in the War on Poverty, recently, I have been reading about the early 1960s and listening to speeches by King and President Lyndon B. Johnson.

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The roots of Tucson

The violence in Tucson is also not an isolated incident. According to the last figures issued by the FBI, there were 8,336 victims of hate crimes committed by 6,225 people in 2009.

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Red-baiting muddies the waters

More than anything, American public opinion is galvanized in its revulsion to the horrific crimes committed in Tucson, Ariz.

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Palin’s “blood libel”: it’s time to say No

Why would Palin and her right-wing extremist colleagues choose to use such an inflammatory term," blood libel," after all the talk about toning down the rhetoric after the terrible shootings in Arizona?

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Let's put blame where it belongs: right-wing extremism

In the wake of the senseless shooting in Tucson, Ariz., people and politicians of various political inclinations have appealed for goodwill, civil discourse and national unity.

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CPUSA condemns Arizona shootings, incitement

The Communist Party USA issued the following statement Jan. 9 unequivocally condemning the shootings in Arizona and the ultra-right, anti-government political atmosphere.

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Public workers in the bull’s-eye

Taking advantage of the economic crisis, the Republicans and Wall Street have placed public workers in the bull's-eye of their attack.

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