Opinion

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African-American struggles are key in the fight for progress

Remarks by Jarvis Tyner, national vice chairman of the CPUSA, in a recent teleconference call that was part of the preparations for the coming 30th convention of the party this June in Chicago.

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Power, intimidation and jobs at play in VW union vote

Before observers and commentators blame "backward or racist southerners" for voting no, it is useful to look at this narrow vote in the context of power and intimidation.

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Going postal: when tragedy becomes a business

"I was doing my usual daily routine, putting the letters into their slots so they would be in order for delivery that day; then I hear it: Pop Pop Pop!"

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Ten powerful words in 2013

From "drought" to "gap" to "Madiba" to "affluenza": a year of powerful voices and mixed messages.

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My top 10 for 2013: political, personal and fun

A couple of weddings, a few marches, sangria and football in snow: looking forward to new adventures in 2014.

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Reader voices: Even for hospital workers, health care is a problem

As a health care professional, taking care of people and helping them comes from my heart and soul. It is what I love to do and truly feel what I was called to do with my life.

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The stakes for workers' rights in 2014

We are now in the midst of a full-fledged class war against America's working people. Those directly firing the shots at the U.S. working class are an array of state lawmakers bought and paid for by powerful right wing groups.

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Austerity debate remains unresolved after shutdown drama

There was one victory the neo-Confederate Republicans can claim that even the old Confederacy could not: the ability to shutdown the federal government, a symbol of their supreme distaste for both union and democracy. 

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Workers win in Tuesday elections

On Tuesday, Nov. 5 workers and their allies achieved important victories in elections in New Jersey, Washington, Massachusetts, Ohio, Virginia, and New York.

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Workplace discrimination has no place in America, pass ENDA now

In 2013, it's difficult to believe that in many parts of the country, it's legal to fire workers for their sexual orientation or gender identity. I

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