Opinion

Mumia win a victory for democracy

A huge victory occurred yesterday with announcement of the defeat of efforts to execute journalist and activist Mumia Abu Jamal.

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Troy Davis is laid to rest

Om Saturday, October 1, thousands joined in to celebrate Troy Davis' life at the Jonesville Baptist Church in Savannah, Ga., and tens of thousands more joined online through the webstream

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Troy Davis and the new abolitionists

In the fight to save Troy Davis's life, a new abolitionist movement is born.

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Death penalty, shot through with racism, cannot be fixed

Justice John Paul Stevens say capital punishment is "shot through with racism, skewed toward conviction, infected with politics and tinged with hysteria." It's  past time to end the practice.

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A port in the storm

As readers may have noticed, I haven't written an article in the last few months. I've been fully occupied with a condition that comes with life - its passing.

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Texas execution could end death penalty, if we act

Texas put to death an innocent man. It can be the beginning of the end of the death penalty, if we act.