Opinion

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Transgender equality struggle: Everyone has a stake

Allies and friends are looking for ways to contribute to the transgender community's fight. This article is for them - a primer on trans issues and challenges.

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After the recent horror, there are still two Americas

Non-violent tactics were taught by Jesus, Gandhi, and Dr. King - not because they were scared of violence but because they were wise about change.

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Reader’s correspondence: Reply to Libretti on inequality

Even under socialism, doctors and lawyers will receive higher salaries than custodians, postal workers, cashiers, and fast food workers.

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Widening wealth gap exposes America’s cultural commitment to inequality

"I believe these truths to be self-evident: America is committed to inequality."

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Low-ball to snowball: Underestimating poverty among older Americans

Instead of a life lived in dignity, many senior citizens have to scrimp, accept charitable hand-outs, and decide whether to pay for medicine or go hungry.

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The "skills gap" myth: What's really driving down wages?

There is an illusion that American workers' economic woes are attributable to their own lack of appropriate skills rather than to concerted efforts on the part of capital to disempower workers.

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How “zero tolerance” tolerates inequality

Despite zero evidence that zero tolerance policies improve school safety and discipline, they remain firmly in place today.

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What kind of "healthy" economy is healthy for working people?

Many proposals to prop up or restore the health of our current economic system are at odds with improving the standard of living for workers in the U.S.

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An American evolution: pride, love and rethinking social change

This past weekend millions of people celebrated a giant step forward on this nation's evolutionary path - the Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage in all 50 states.

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Confederate flag, like the swastika, has no place in our future

What is behind "Stars and Bars," Calhoun Streets and Robert E. Lee statues-lynchings and mass incarceration, police bullying and murder of African Americans.

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