Opinion

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When capitalism can’t

Today, there are hundreds of millions of people around the world who are and remain permanently in the "reserve army of the unemployed."

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Paula Deen, Inc. filled America with junk food

Paula Deen lived by the cleaver and she died by the cleaver. She skyrocketed to fame and fortune based on a caricature.

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Lying about austerity serves "special interests"

Ideas and ideologies are rarely if ever free from class interests. If there ever were a controversy that validated the truth of that, the continuing "debate" over austerity fills the bill.

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Poll reveals contradictory views on affirmative action

On June 8, the Columbus Dispatch carried a poll that measured people's opinions on issues concerning affirmative action, race, and LGBT questions.

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European Social Contract betrayed

The austerity regimes imposed on the European working class have resulted in millions of working people rejecting the traditional mainstream capitalist parties .

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Fast food strikers teach some important lessons

In New York, Chicago, St. Louis, Detroit and other major cities - most recently, Seattle - workers have demanded "$15 and a union."

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New York mayoral race: look at social forces behind candidates

The most important criterion for judging the New York City mayoral candidates is who are the social forces behind them.

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With unity, New Yorkers could elect mayor for the “99 percent”

The New York City elections are exceptionally important this year, and a large part of the electorate understands that.

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South Dakota commits shocking genocide against Native Americans

Without consent or authority, South Dakota officials remove American Indian children from their families and place them in the foster care system, in violation of the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978.

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IRS scandal - Deja vu all over again

Following years during which they did everything possible to attack the president, congressional Republicans launched an attack on the IRS. The media cheerfully picked up on one-sided tales of IRS abuse.

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