Opinion

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Older America: From crisis to action

By 2030, the United States will have more older people living in poverty than the entire populations of Australia and New Zealand combined.

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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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Millennials vs. Baby Boomers: Which is the true problem generation?

Perhaps Baby-Boomers and Millennials shouldn't be as much at odds as the media would want everyone to believe.

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A second look at FDR’s “Second Bill of Rights”

In 1944, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, preparing to run for a fourth term, proposed a "Second Bill of Rights" for post World War II U.S.

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The war on rest

Workers are being made to work harder, longer - and there is no respite, not even sick leave. 

Transit union activity under attack in Queens, N.Y.

Can nothing be done to resolve this? It's time for somebody in authority to disavow the entire situation, and it's time for the public to ask them what their decision is.

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Cesar Chavez film is excellent addition to labor history

"Cesar Chavez" tells the important details of the life of the inspiring hero of labor and social justice for Chicanos. 

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Seattle’s socialist councilmember delivers inaugural address

Sawant made national - and international - news after becoming the first socialist elected to the Seattle city council.

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An unhappy anniversary of Citizens United

Mid-January of 2014 marks the unhappy fourth anniversary of one of the defining moments in U.S. politics. No, not an election, but a court ruling.

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Tea party's shutdown showdown could crash the economy

Republican obstructionists have prevented any agreement, so cuts are in effect and have already damaged health, nutrition, education, public safety and many other programs.

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