Opinion

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Millennials see Keystone as more than just a pipeline

The fight over Keystone is really about a generational shift in our energy paradigm and how we will survive the 21st century.

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Supreme Court extends attack on democracy with McCutcheon decision

The Supreme Court struck down limits on overall contributions to political parties and candidates. 

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Where is the movement to turn around this economy?

To really keep up with just population growth some 200,000 good jobs, ones that pay a living wage, need to be created each month.

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De Blasio calls for unity in the fight for quality education

In an effort to set the record straight and heal a rift with New York State's Gov. Cuomo and charter school supporters, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio made a major speech on his education policies at Riverside Church last Sunday.

The war that won't go away

Melvin Morris, 80, received a Medal of Honor this month. Why is he receiving it belatedly? Because he was discriminated against during the time of the U.S. War in Vietnam.

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Animals: Thinking, feeling, and emotional individuals

"I cannot see an animals' expression - eyes, behavior, purring, etc. - and convince myself that it's anything other than a thinking, feeling, emotional individual."

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Nuclear disarmament policy a mixed bag, at best

The ratification of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty and the negotiation of a Fissile Materials Treaty, both of which the Obama administration favors, have been held up, one by the U.S. Senate, the other by another country.

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We are not going back!

From slavery to today's struggles against structural racism and for democracy for all, the African-American people continue to play a strategic role.

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Apocalypses everywhere: Is there any hope in a gloom-doom-filled era?

Living a life so saturated with apocalypses undoubtedly takes a toll, so let's lift the lid off the A-word, take a peek inside, and examine how it affects everyday life.

 

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ACA needs "patients and subscribers" movement

In West Virginia, we have some of the shortest life spans, highest poverty rates, oldest median ages, worst educational investments, and most dangerous work environments in the country.

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