Opinion

                
  • The middle class and the working class

    The middle class and the working class

    April 22, 2005

    People Before Profits What is the middle class and why is it periodically given a status of high exaltation by the ruling class? To answer the second part of the question first: the ruling class seeks...

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  • Is Buster the rabbit bad for kids?

    Is Buster the rabbit bad for kids?

    February 11, 2005

    OPINION On only her second day at work Margaret Spellings, Rod Paige’s replacement as U.S. Education Secretary, made her mark — she condemned PBS for producing a children’s television show that included two families headed by...

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  • No mandate, no surrender

    No mandate, no surrender

    November 12, 2004

    Several months ago most pollsters predicted that the margin of difference between Kerry and Bush would be razor thin. I can’t recall anyone projecting a landslide for either candidate, let alone a major political realignment nationwide....

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  • Major battles await new Congress

    Major battles await new Congress

    November 12, 2004

    News Analysis Although hopes to wrest the House and Senate from right-wing Republican control were not realized on Nov. 2, the Bush administration may find some stumbling blocks in pushing their agenda through Congress. The stage...

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  • Kerry, Bush and the ghosts of Vietnam

    Kerry, Bush and the ghosts of Vietnam

    September 17, 2004

    Opinion A rag-tag army of Vietnam veterans marched into D.C. in their combat fatigues that chill April morning in 1971, their tunics bedecked with medals and battle ribbons. “Hey Nixon, you can’t hide, we charge you...

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