Opinion

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Price too high to pay

Anti-union attacks exact a price. That price was paid by more than two dozen workers in West Virginia. Too high a price to pay.

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What is the role of government?

Tea partiers say "No" to a government headed by Barack Obama. In reality, the role of government is part of the class struggle, and was at the heart of the health care refrom fight.

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Limited government: good in 1787, a fraud today

By 1816, Thomas Jefferson was warning that our new government would have to "crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations."

Tea party’s ugly reality: racism, sexism, homophobia

The struggle for health care reform showed us what we are up against, and what we are fighting for.

Beware of the new racist counteroffensive

The election of Barack Obama has triggered a racist counteroffensive in much the same way as the North's victory in the Civil War spurred a counteroffensive by the former slaveholders and their allies.

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The GOP's terrorist heroes

When do right-wingers think an act of politically motivated violence is not terrorism? When a white man flies his airplane into a federal building and kills an African American, as Joe Stack did, Feb. 18,

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Ultra-right has not been decisively defeated

We number thousands in a country of hundreds of millions. Our specific role has to be to build a movement of tens of millions by providing clear thinking on strategy and tactics .

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The tea party movement’s backward march

The Nashville tea party convention was an orgy of racist hate, aiming to bring down Barack Obama and take our country back to the policies of Reagan, Bush or worse.

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Aim those arrows accurately

We have nothing to gain, and everything to lose, if the Republicans - the strongest advocates for Wall Street and corporate profits at the people's expense -  succeed in stopping Obama.

Did you know Hillary was a pinko?

The mainstream media, via The Washington Post, has apparently seen fit to join the rabid right's revival of the old anti-Communist crusade.

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