Opinion

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Profits are driving force behind gun epidemic

Bushmaster, manufacturer of the semi-automatic rifle used to kill 20 small children and six teachers, is a multi-million-dollar firm.

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Systemic violence and mass shootings

While we mourn the victims of the heinous shootings in Newtown, Conn., it is important to pause for a moment to reflect on what this violence means.

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Seeking solutions to a violent society

Americans are left pondering why and wondering what if anything can be done to stop it and also, 'how did this occur, and what caused it?'

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Gene Sharp has half a recipe for revolution

I first heard of Gene Sharp from a commentator on National Public Radio. He said that he had examined the "Arab Spring" upsurges in Tunisia, Egypt, Syria, Libya  and Yemen.

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Occupy movement can win with nonviolence

In the wake of the police violence against Occupy Oakland, it's even more important for the 99% movement to employ non-violent tactics that will galvanize broad unity with the people of Oakland and nation.

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Ob-gyn doc: Fight back against sexual assault

There are more than 300,000 rape-related physical assaults against women each year in the United States. 

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Red-baiting muddies the waters

More than anything, American public opinion is galvanized in its revulsion to the horrific crimes committed in Tucson, Ariz.

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Palin’s “blood libel”: it’s time to say No

Why would Palin and her right-wing extremist colleagues choose to use such an inflammatory term," blood libel," after all the talk about toning down the rhetoric after the terrible shootings in Arizona?

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Arizona's wake up call

The Tucson tragedy is a wake up call for all Arizonans. It's time to take back our state from the right-wing, anti-people demagogues and their corporate masters.

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Let's put blame where it belongs: right-wing extremism

In the wake of the senseless shooting in Tucson, Ariz., people and politicians of various political inclinations have appealed for goodwill, civil discourse and national unity.

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