Opinion

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Startling facts about infanticide and mothers

A disturbing study finds that killing of newborn babies in some parts of France is five times more frequent than official estimates had expected - but why?

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Do right by veterans

Veterans face challenges of joblessness, homelessness, and visible and "invisible" injuries - a real tribute means doing right, not right-wing, by them.

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Salt, health, and socialism

An Australian research team found that when the state imposes mandatory limits to the amount of salt private industry adds to processed foods, people are healthier.

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Breaking free from domestic violence

October is domestic violence awareness month. Domestic violence affects two million women in the United States each year.

Dems keep House and Senate!

New polls show a much closer race in November.

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Health care law includes no lifetime limits

Perhaps the most important piece of the new health care law that kicked in Sept. 23  is no more lifetime coverage caps.

Some thoughts on the class struggle

The conflict between working people and corporate power permeates all aspects of society - but why can't the two sides just call a truce and live in peace?

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Americans are dying to eat

Despite evidence that they may cause cancer, food manufacturers continue to pour about 15 million pounds of eight synthetic dyes into the American food supply every year.

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The war on antibiotics

Without strict new regulations, the way beef, poultry, and pork are produced in America could rob us of effective antibiotics.

Getting to national health care

The Affordable Care Act was an important first step, but a first step to where - and when we finally get "there," what is "there" going to look like?

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