September

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Brushes sharp as bayonets: Soviet artists helped win WWII

Review: The new blockbuster art exhibit "Windows on the War: Soviet TASS Posters at Home and Abroad, 1941-1945" at The Art Institute of Chicago unveils truth about USSR's contribution to Allied victory.

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Reader voices: 9/11, 10 years later

Ten years ago, our nation faced what is arguably the greatest test to which our people have faced since the Civil War on our own soil.

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My 9/11: The smoke that preceded tragedy

Perhaps most poignant are the perspectives of those for whom that era was a vital period in their growth: the youth of that decade.

Time to act for jobs is now, no excuses

Obama's forceful speech and proposal for jobs before a joint session of Congress may well have been a turning point moment in his administration.

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Hyatt workers strike in four cities after two years without contract

More than 90 percent of the unionized early shift in Chicago's Hyatt hotels showed up for picket duty instead of work this morning.

The lessons of September 11

A good lesson was the way many bereaved families joined hands to proclaim a message of peace and social justice, under the banner of Sept. 11 Families for Peaceful Tomorrows.

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The Republicans' intergalactic adventures

The GOP presidential candidates proffered a free-market fairy tale straight from their alternate universe.

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Scab herding: corporate organized crime

One of the worst kinds of theft is stealing a person's job. You not only rob a person of their income, their sense of wellbeing, and their dignity, you also rob their family and children.

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Obama in Detroit: A fighting Labor Day speech

President Obama is expected to outline a program for job creation through rebuilding the country's crumbling infrastructure.

Payroll tax, jobs and Social Security

One part of the jobs program that President Obama will be presenting this week is an extension of the payroll tax reduction. Some activists and economists are opposing an extension, claiming that it will undermine Social Security. What should be done?

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