Opinion

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Are women breaking for Republicans?

If the recent New York Times poll is right, women are breaking for Republicans in the midterm election. But the real poll comes on Nov. 2.

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CPUSA leader: Vote and build the movement

Jarvis Tyner, national executive vice-chair CPUSA, spoke in Detroit recently  on the need to for left and progressive minded people to help insure a huge voter turnout for the midterm election.

Election stakes couldn't be higher

Just like they did when President Obama was running  for the White House, the Republican/ tea party candidates are throwing the kitchen sink again at Democrats

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Republican policies the cause of prison-to-poverty cycle

As the country prepares to go to the ballot box in two weeks, voters would do well to recall the long-term effect of Republican Contract with America polices.

Recession slams Black and Latino families

Newly released data reveals that racially-based economic inequalities may be at their worst levels since the 1990s.

Undocumented immigration in international perspective

There are at least 214 million people living outside their countries of origin, either as naturalized citizens, legal noncitizens, temporary workers or undocumented. At least 100 million of these are in the labor force.

Immigrants as scapegoats - a recurrent right-wing tactic

Immigrants have been a perennial scapegoat of the right-wing.

Ginning up racism: its winners and losers

Why do so many white people embrace this poison that is so harmful to their well being, why are so many so strident, why are so many so ready to accept the most far-fetched racist pronouncements?

Tea party trying to take New York with a baseball bat

NEW YORK - All bets are off as "Crazy Carl" Paladino, an extreme right tea party candidate, won the Republican nomination for governor last week.

Tea party wins could kill GOP hopes of re-taking Senate

Tea Party Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell defeated establishment Republican Rep. Mike Castle in the Delaware primary election Sept. 14, jeopardizing GOP chances of taking over the Senate.

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