Opinion

A dubious immigration proposal

Senate Democratic leaders have presented an outline for an immigration reform bill, but many will find it wanting.

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Price too high to pay

Anti-union attacks exact a price. That price was paid by more than two dozen workers in West Virginia. Too high a price to pay.

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Florida Senate bill is attack on teachers

According to a proposed bill in the Florida state Senate, teachers will no longer have tenure in the upcoming school year, and it would introduce so-called merit pay.

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Chamber of Commerce declares class war

To call it hypocrisy would be a gross understatement. So let's just call it class war. Because that's what it is.

The real impediments to good schools

Blaming teachers' unions for the "failure" of public education is at best a red herring, at worst a cynical way to sow division.

 

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The bottom line in the debate about charter schools

When it comes to New York City's public schools, one thing is not in dispute: there are problems, a lot of them.

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Musicians’ victory is good for all workers

CLEVELAND - Musicians at this city's famous orchestra are taking heat from phony populists, but their union's firmness sets an example that is good for the entire labor movement.

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Who’s to blame for city’s crisis?

DETROIT - This beleaguered city is in danger of running out of money, but it's not because of city officials' incompetence  or city workers' "greed."

How I will be evaluating the Senate health care compromise

"Blue Dog" Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu looked whipped, like she had just been a guest at a vampire banquet.

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Thanksgiving in troubled times

Food, family, traffic jams, thankfulness - all are part of Thanksgiving, but, especially this year, there is more.

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