Opinion

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IRS scandal - Deja vu all over again

Following years during which they did everything possible to attack the president, congressional Republicans launched an attack on the IRS. The media cheerfully picked up on one-sided tales of IRS abuse.

Raising taxes on the rich works for everyone

Piketty and Saez joined with MIT's Stefanie Stantcheva on a brief article that helps explain why raising taxes on a nation's rich creates economies that work for everyone.

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Richard Wright: a great peoples artist and journalist

It is time to restore Richard Wright's place fully as a major people's artist and ground breaking journalist of the 20th century.

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The Republican Party does have a platform

The Republican Party of "NO" has been accused of having no platform, no plan. That is not accurate. The following are the 38 "covert" planks that defines the GOP