Opinion

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Time for the NRA’s members to step up

As gun owners, blood will be on our hands if we keep selfishly doing nothing. 

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Worked to death: The aging face of the American labor force

A tidal wave of older adults over 65 is already crashing down on lawmakers, yet they won't plan to meet the needs of low income older adults over the long term.

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Ivanhoe Donaldson, a Civil Rights movement backbone, passes

He worked to support many "everyday" heroes who risked everything for equality and justice.

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Does freedom of religion not apply to Muslim Americans?

In the United States, freedom of religion is a constitutionally protected right provided in the religion clauses of the First Amendment.

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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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Danny Rubin helped shape our world

Danny Rubin was a long time leader of the CPUSA: Rubin's work included major contributions to struggles of the progressive movements from the 1950's up until the time of his death.

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Indian treaty enforcement could benefit from Oregon occupation

The Northern Paiutes, the historical antecedents of the present-day tribe, never had an agreement that was ratified by the U.S. Senate as required by law.

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Revisiting Baltimore and changing the "racial conversation"

Does "Black lives matter" ask for something from the dominant culture that would require economic loss or will it mean gains and not losses, morally and economically, for most Americans?

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Straight outta everywhere: Learning to listen in the "racial conversation"

The white dominant culture is more interested in critiquing the rap music rather than critiquing the conditions to which the music bears witness.

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Laquan McDonald killing exposes edifice of brutal oppression

The veil is being lifted from an entire interdependent system of institutionalized racism and oppression and its ugly inner workings.

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