Opinion

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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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What does Black Lives Matter mean under capitalism?

Black Americans cannot afford, both figuratively and literally, to have America's problem of race inequality continuously pushed off.

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Are Black men becoming endangered?

Our broken communities cannot continue to live in fear of the police; and their fear of us must also change.

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The Champ’s greatest battle: The fight for peace

I would like to take this opportunity to put in a word for what I think was Muhammad Ali's greatest fight of all - his relentless fight for peace.

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Socialism isn’t perfect, but it’s damn better than what we have

If the "playing field" is to be level for African-Americans, those who profited from slavery and racism must make amends. Yes, I mean reparations.

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Behind Flint water horror, a corrosive cynicism

Republican Governor Rick Snyder's men have wreaked untold economic damage on the residents of Flint on top of the threat to their health.

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Flint's water crisis and the GOP's class war

Why did Flint suffer a water catastrophe that now requires that children be treated as if they had been poisoned?

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Stand up for Flint's children

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and other state officials should be held fully accountable for their role in the poisoning of the children of Flint.

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Revisiting Baltimore and changing the "racial conversation"

Does "Black lives matter" ask for something from the dominant culture that would require economic loss or will it mean gains and not losses, morally and economically, for most Americans?

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Venezuelan official explains left wing losses to U.S. audience

The best way forward is to "deepen" the revolution by expanding the role of the Communal Councils and pushing for even more grassroots democracy.

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