Opinion

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Public workers are US

Under the guise of "fiscal responsibility" the tea party GOP extreme right at both the federal and state level is wielding a two-edged sword aimed at the heart of the black and Latino community's economic life.

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Attention Glenn Beck: Capitalism, not unions, is the problem

Not missed by anyone in this majority African American city is the racist inference that Detroit's residents are the root of the problem.

Republicans should get their story straight

The right wing, in its assault on working people, is full of contradictory statements.

The greatest recovery?

Corporate executives have extracted record profits by sabotaging the recovery on every front - eliminating employees, repressing wages, withholding investment and shirking federal taxes.

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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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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.

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