Opinion

                
  • Brooks swings and misses

    Brooks swings and misses

    September 15, 2006

    New York Times columnist David Brooks weighed in on the origins of inequality in his column recently. While he wants to assure readers that inequality is not a serious issue, and not caused by policy, he...

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  • Campaign to free Cuban 5 presses forward

    Campaign to free Cuban 5 presses forward

    September 15, 2006

    News AnalysisThe legal struggle for the freedom of the Cuban Five continues, despite a recent adverse appeals court ruling. Defense lawyer Leonard Weinglass, however, has called for enlarging the political fight. Weinglass is confident that someday...

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  • Key Senate races could turn on immigrant rights

    Key Senate races could turn on immigrant rights

    September 8, 2006

    NewsAnalysis With precious little else to run on, the GOP has decided to base its midterm election campaign largely on the bogey of “illegal immigration” as a domestic equivalent to Bush’s pro-war and fear propaganda. But...

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  • Sudanese strive for peace despite U.S. schemes

    Sudanese strive for peace despite U.S. schemes

    September 1, 2006

    NewsAnalysisThe United States may be the world’s only military superpower, but attempts by the Bush administration to get its way in northeastern Africa are meeting with resistance. The latest rebuke to U.S. imperialism is taking place...

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  • Senator Allens monkeyshines

    Senator Allens monkeyshines

    August 22, 2006

    Mel Gibson drove drunk and, when stopped by a traffic cop, slurred some anti-Semitic slurs. Some defended him thus: “it was just the liquor talking.” Trouble is, liquor does not talk, but people do, and as...

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