Opinion

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Tucson's Cesar Chavez march says "Save ethnic studies"

Tucson came out to celebrate the legacy of Cesar Chavez.

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A 21-year-old signs up to recall Glenn Grothman

As nervous as I was, I knew in my mind that I was doing something very positive. Signing the recall petition gave me a sense of pride, something I hadn't felt in a long time.

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Republicans push guns on campuses

The Republican Party in several states is hell bent on getting more guns into the hands of school kids, including, ridiculously enough, in Arizona.

The GOP wants to suppress the student vote

Paul Krugman's recent quip - that the Republican leadership has adopted the slogan "Kill the Future" to counter Obama's "Win the Future" slogan in his State of the Union address - gets truer every day.

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MTV premiers "Skins"

MTV premiered its remake of Skins, the wildly successful British television series about a group of teenagers going about their daily lives.

Time to end stop-and-frisk policing

Crime rates have dropped, but the unconstitutional, and therefore criminal, harassment of black and brown youth is on the increase. This racial profiling is anti-worker. It must be stopped.

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Comcast, NBC merger: What’s it mean for young people?

Many people in my age group don't read the news because they are simply not interested.

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The Gulf clean up and jobs

I think MSNBC's Chris Matthews was right in calling for the creation of a Civilian Conservation Corp to put thousands of young people to work  cleaning up the Gulf.

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Militant action needed to solve youth unemployment

Youth joblessness is at its highest level since the Great Depression - in the post-industrial towns of the U.S. three generations have come of age without the experience of gainful employment.

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Getting to a doctor versus romanticizing the revolution

I run a Communist YouTube channel for young people, and I'm noticing some of them are romanticizing revolution but forgetting about the working class - for example, on health care.

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