Opinion

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Where is the Republican Party going?

The nomination battle is tearing the Republicans apart...or is it? If we only pay attention to the presidential contest, we could miss out on some important factors in this election.

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Socialism will encourage the better angels of our nature

The phenomenal success of the Sanders campaign has put his self-styled democratic socialist agenda into the mainstream political conversation. 

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Letter carriers bear a heavy weight for all of us

"I feel a strong sense of honor and responsibility to walk my six miles a day representing a part of our Federal Government."

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From the People’s World archives: “Law and order” - the Mississippi way

In 1963, the following article appeared in the pages of The Worker, a predecessor publication of People's World . . .

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Clinton takes the long view: Republican victory would threaten democracy itself

In the rush to compare Clinton and Sanders and sensationalize their tightening race, a lot of news outlets totally missed the boat.

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Climate change shows the global stakes of the November elections

The whole Republican pack is shamelessly doing the political bidding of the energy giants.

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Pivotal Wisconsin primary highlights problems with nomination system

The upcoming Wisconsin primary could be a make-or-break moment for Bernie Sanders' campaign.

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Capturing and punishing the bombers won't end terrorism

How we respond to that resistance is what we need to examine; if the response is force, we can hardly complain when we find ourselves the target of "asymmetrical violence" - terrorism.

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Singing in the shower at Amherst led to bigger things

The acoustics in the communal shower of Stearns Dormitory on the Amherst College campus were superb, like singing in the chapel of an Italian monastery.

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Setting the record straight about socialism

In every age, scientific reasoning takes a beating from entrenched prejudices, fears, and hatreds. 

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