Opinion

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NFL - the untold story

I'm sure that some folks sitting in front of their TVs watching the Super Bowl last week were wondering, "Why does the little working-class town of Green Bay have an NFL franchise?"

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"Rally for Coal": which way for West Virginia?

The EPA vetoed the permit for the Logan County mine, a symbol of the debate over mountain top removal mining that has been embroiled in litigation since 1998.

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Where is the next Milton Rogovin? Gage Gallery opens Working-Class Eye exhibit

Crowd packs Roosevelt University's Gage Gallery Jan. 20 for the opening of "The Working-Class Eye of Milton Rogovin."

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We still remember you, Frank Little

This little 118-page booklet is the first time anybody has even tried to bring the facts of Frank Little's life and murder together.

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Martin Luther King Jr. and the attack on public workers

As we celebrate the life and historic contributions of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, public workers are under fierce attack across the country.

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State budget crises and Mr. Holland's sorrow

In the coming year, states face a combined shortfall likely to exceed $112 billion.

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Pete Postlethwaite gave us the great “Brassed Off”

The great British actor Pete Postlethwaite, who died of cancer Jan. 2 at 64, starred in one of the most progressive films that came out of England in the 1990s.

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Public workers in the bull’s-eye

Taking advantage of the economic crisis, the Republicans and Wall Street have placed public workers in the bull's-eye of their attack.

Which way forward for the left

After the midterm election, there is a vigorous debate taking place among left and progressive people about which way forward. Here is a contribution from Communist Party leader Jarvis Tyner.

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Government wage freeze — a bad idea

Obama announced his proposal for a two year wage freeze for all non-military government workers. The proposal is a terrible idea.  It's bad for the economy and  feeds into racist, anti-worker stereotypes of the "lazy" public worker.

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