Opinion

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Spreading peace in Japan and worldwide

The cries of the world's people demand peace - no nukes, no war, no hate; but what is needed to build a lasting structure of peace?

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The left’s challenge: facing institutional and individual racism

Perhaps hammering out a common agenda violates the concept of Black Lives Matter, but we can still work something out along with other Democratic and progressive candidates.

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Amend Constitution to add a right to vote

On Aug. 6, the Voting Rights Act will mark its 50th anniversary.Now it's time to demonstrate against the concerted campaign to undermine it.

 

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A Middle East nuclear weapon-free zone: a vital next step

It's time and past time to look at the status of efforts to rid the world of what's been called the only true weapon of mass destruction.

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Thank you Pope Francis for talking about climate change

Pope Francis has brought a voice into the discussion around climate change that is merging the voices of science, religion, and politics.

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Ten fateful days in Mississippi, March 1962

"In March 1962 I was a sophomore at Brandeis University, becoming increasingly aware of the broad social movements occurring across America."

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Is “human capitalism” the solution to shrinking wages?

An article recently written in Forbes by a Mr. Ralph Benko proposes "human capitalism" as the solution to the shrinking wages and economic stagnation.

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Happy fifth birthday, Dodd-Frank Act

Five years ago, in the wake of the worst economic crisis in U.S. history since the Great Depression, Obama signed the Dodd-Frank act into law.

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Tell Congress to support peace with Iran

Experts call its curbs on Iran's potential nuclear weapons development more complete than anything they had expected. But the pact is about much more than nuclear weapons.

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By any other name, discrimination is discrimination

Isn't it about time for us to stop claiming God when it suits our purpose or offends our sensibilities?

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