Opinion

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Asking wrong questions about Ebola (and other things)

Slamming the door against the main victims of imperialist exploitation is impossible; microbes know no borders.

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More war will not defeat ISIS and terrorism

As we reflect on the 13th anniversary of the attacks that shook our nation, it appears that little progress has been made in the "war on terror."

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Black and Brown brought together by Ferguson police killing

But for the protests, this would not have received news coverage. The brutality is indicative of the treatment of people of color not just in the U.S. but hemisphere-wide.

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Minnesota oil spill largely unreported, spills by rail hit new high

Here's something troubling for environmentalists to contemplate: Have oil spills become so common, so normal, that the media only bothers to highlight the largest-scale disasters?

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One year after Newtown and I am still angry

One year ago we all were stunned by the horrific event at a little elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.

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More than regrets needed after D.C. shooting

A number of things came together to contribute to this latest mass shooting; many of those factors must be dealt with, and soon.

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Why Rolling Stone's "Bomber" cover triggered explosion of outrage

After Rolling Stone magazine placed Tsarnaev Dzhokhar on their cover in a flattering rock star image, many protested saying it was a terrible move - and they may be right.

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Climate change tied to extreme weather

The end of October, a powerful snowstorm hit the East Coast, knocking out electricity for about two million homes and leaving at least three dead.

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Arctic drilling? Cain should not be able!

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge  provides a home to countless species of wildlife, some of which are endangered.

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My 9/11: The smoke that preceded tragedy

Perhaps most poignant are the perspectives of those for whom that era was a vital period in their growth: the youth of that decade.

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