Opinion

Debt-ceiling showdown: a test of sanity

The so-called "debt ceiling" crisis is upon us and it's becoming a test of sanity how long it will take all reasonable people to conclude that the Republican Party has painted its teeth orange, and jumped off a cliff.

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Kenneth Appelhans, fighter for working people, dies

Kenneth William Appelhans, a staunch fighter for the rights of all workers, died June 29 at the age of 75.

Hospital ERs at market’s mercy

I've long been a firm believer in public health care for all. Why not? We've had hugely successful Social Security and Medicare for decades.

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Which way to socialism?

Hopefully, if asked about the road to socialism, people of socialist inclinations can give a better answer than two Mainers did to a lost traveler.

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What would U.S. socialism look like?

I am often asked thought-provoking questions about U.S. socialism and what it would look like. My reply is something like this.

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Capitalism bad for the environment, says book

Specific themes and topics of the book include the anti-nuclear movement and the needed unification of environmentalists and unions.

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Happy Easter: a new world is coming

The real message of Easter speaks powerfully to everyone, whatever their religious belief or unbelief.

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“My Perestroika”: Russians cope with capitalism in fascinating documentary

Few films released in the West have shown how the transition from socialism has affected Russians and other Eastern Europeans.

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Video: "From Wisconsin to Washington, stand up for jobs, workers' rights and peace"

NEW YORK - The CPUSA held its First Annual Conference in New York City, today, April 16.

The depressing future of men?

As this century progresses more and more men will be afflicted with psychological depression

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