Opinion

Will America ever wake up?

The middle class is being decimated and the working class is being punished. What will it take for America, real America, not the corporate entity we have become, to wake up and fight back?

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Reduce gas prices? Nationalize big oil

I blew a gasket paying $3.89 for a gallon of gas the other day. It cost me over $60 to fill the tank and tore a gigantic hole in my pocket.

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Make Wall Street pay

A statewide coalition of union and community groups in Connectticut has formed to demand that Bank of America  contribute its fair share to the state's economy.

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Defeat Ohio's SB5

Today 36% of public workers are union members which corresponds very closely to 37% of the total U.S. workforce unionized from the 1960s to 1980s.

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Reflections on Friday's protest in Madison

The aches in my bones from yesterday's rally in Madison, Wisconsin, were welcomed aches.

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Arizona's wake up call

The Tucson tragedy is a wake up call for all Arizonans. It's time to take back our state from the right-wing, anti-people demagogues and their corporate masters.

Constitutional amendment for right to work needed

Given the worst losses for the Democrats in Congress in the last 50 years, some serious rethinking seems called for.

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Emil Shaw, lifelong fighter for justice

Emil Shaw, who fled Nazi Austria with his family at the age of nine, and became a  lifelong social justice activist, died Sept. 12, 2010, in Albuquerque, N.M.

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Blood Dolphins shines light on dolphin's plight

When animal rights activist Ric O'Barry made the academy award winning documentary "The Cove" he assumed the international spotlight would finally put an end to dolphin hunting. Not so.

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One local church helps to combat fear

I was mortified and outraged when I heard that a pastor is planning a "National Burn a Qur'an Day" scheduled for September 11 and encouraged other churches to do likewise.

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