Opinion

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Will Supreme Court deliver death knell to campus diversity?

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case that could mean the death knell for racial and ethnic diversity on college campuses.

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Movies you might have missed: "The Intruder"

A 30-year-old William Shatner presents a  convincing composite of a hatemonger: the consummate con man, full of easy charm and courtly manners that he uses to ingratiate himself with unsuspecting locals

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Republicans get free ride on racism

Republicans have been getting a free ride on racism for much too long, and it's in the interest of all people to stop it.

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Marines in Afghanistan and Republican hate culture

The scandal that broke last week over U.S. Marines urinating on dead Afghanis is not simply a case of a few "bad apples," or "bad management" up the chain of command.

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The dream today

Forty-eight years after his "I Have a Dream" speech, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. would be furious.

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He is gone from you now … reflections on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

"Around 1968," Jackson says, "my parents were working at pretty good jobs, in a factory. Now there are no more jobs. What would Dr. King think of that?"

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Recess appointments are welcome start to 2012

President Barack Obama sent a clear and welcome message this week when he made the recess appointments.

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Ron Paul emerges as an opponent of liberty

While he claims to support personal liberty, many of his policy positions would do little to help the liberty of ethnic or sexual minorities.

The 2012 elections are critical to defeating the 1%

With the 2012 elections less than a year away, the entire right wing is amassing great sums of money in order to win. They want to take over the White House and the both houses of Congress.

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Obama administration reverses Bush policy on affirmative action

Affirmative action has received an important boost from the Obama administration.

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