Opinion

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Streets of New York - the subway

The great thing about the New York subway is the people: it feels like you're seeing people from every place on Earth.

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Suicide sweeping Indian Country is genocide

There must be an end to this poverty and racist-spawned crisis.

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What I learned from my good neighbor, Good Joe

"All good things, all great things, sadly do not last forever. Good Joe passed on this year..."

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My story: why Oregon should adopt health care for all

"In my mid-50s, with no savings and less than $17,000 a year in business income, I'm left picking up the pieces of my life."

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Freddie Gray, burning Baltimore and constitutional rights

While in police custody, Freddie Gray's spine was "80 percent severed at the neck."

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Leaked emails a reminder of comics' anti-woman problem

Emails uncovered by Wikileaks, and anti-woman comments in an interview with Avengers actors, do not paint a nice picture of how Marvel views women.

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King and his radical vision: a study for today

In light of recent police killings, it's worthwhile to study how MLK drew the clergy and trade unions into the civil rights movement of their time.

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Burger King worker is only a pawn in their game

In 2012, I started working at Burger King. I thought it was a great chance to make money on the side. I was sadly mistaken.

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People of the U.S. are key to ending blockade of Cuba

The biggest problem facing foreign policy makers today may not be apparent to the average person browsing the internet.

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Gutting teacher tenure hurts the children

Public education is under attack. Our children are labeled failures and teachers are criticized as lazy, ineffective, and overpaid.

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