Opinion

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Reader voices: Even for hospital workers, health care is a problem

As a health care professional, taking care of people and helping them comes from my heart and soul. It is what I love to do and truly feel what I was called to do with my life.

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Big business behind Rick Perry's push in Missouri

Rick Perry, the right-wing Republican governor of Texas, is running TV and radio ads - backed by the Missouri Chamber of Commerce - attacking the Democratic governor of Missouri, Jay Nixon.

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Caterpillar capitalism triumphs

Machinists at Caterpillar voted to accept the company's contract offer, which included the same give backs as the one they rejected some four months ago.

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The rising medical debt crisis

Hundreds of thousands of laid off and discharged workers have lost their health insurance as a result of the current depression, resulting in an alarming jump in the amount of medical debt.

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$5.00 per gallon at pump, $5 million per hour at Exxon Mobil

Millions of Americans are learning the new math: corporate economics.

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An open letter to free-market patriots

Can you be patriotic if your true and only interest comes down to corporate profit?

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I love baseball but I hate capitalism

Baseball can unite entire cities, but it has a dark side based on extreme exploitation.

Snow job

People Before Profits columnist says it's not a jobs bill, it's a snow job.

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Federal aid needed to save jobs and vital services

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- In Connecticut, jobless workers were unable to file for unemployment benefits because the phone lines were overwhelmed.