Opinion

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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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Should U.S. scorn Security Council over Syria?

The new U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, is reportedly giving up on the UN Security Council, because it likely will not approve armed action against Syria in the wake of the August 21 chemical weapons incident.

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Tell Congress today: Vote "no" on Syria war

Will we send a powerful message to senators and representatives this week telling them to vote "no" on any U.S. attack against Syria? We must take up the challenge and act now.

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No U.S.-NATO intervention in Syria

No matter who is to blame for the chemical attacks, an escalated war with U.S. and NATO involvement would be disastrous. We strongly oppose an escalation of the war via U.S. and NATO intervention. 

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Free Chelsea Manning and all political prisoners

For most Americans, the phrase "political prisoner" conjures up images of shady foreign governments plucking dissidents from their beds at night, never to be heard from again.

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Three generations march on Washington

I'm very proud that my father and uncle, Joe and Dennis Mora, were both at the 1963 March on Washington, one of many demonstrations and activities they participated in during the civil rights heyday.

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Perspectives on Pfc. Bradley Manning from an anti-war veteran

This new generation of young war resisters has said 'no' to being a part of the U.S. military machine. They're risking a lot to speak the truth from their 'inside' perspective.

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Spying, privacy, and “brave new world”

Americans expect a government restrained by transparency and public oversight. But spying has become easier - more open to abuse.

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Obama's anti-terrorism speech: Making perfect enemy of good

Pieces like Glenn Greenwald's long-winded dismissal of President Obama's anti-terrorism speech explain to me why a substantial section of the left is not yet fit to lead majorities of Americans.

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Veterans need more than flags on Memorial Day

Eighteen veterans each day kill themselves; an average of 950 veterans each month attempt suicide, shouldn't this be considered a national emergency?

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