April

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Postal mail: There's no app for that

The term "snail mail" does a disservice to the hard-working people at the U.S. Postal Service.

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Literature in crisis

The USSR was one of the most literate societies, and it was this focus on education that allowed the Soviets to delve into the works of Tolstoy and Pushkin.

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Keep hope alive, build a transformative movement

The election of Obama in 2008 and his reelection in 2012 gave millions hope that this awful situation would change for the better. But that hope hasn't been fully realized.

 

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For the millionth time: Hands off Social Security!

Today, 2 million signatures protesting the cuts are being presented to the White House. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., promises to do everything he can to block the chained CPI proposal and cuts to Medicare.

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Thatcher - Britain's most-hated prime minister

Victims of Margaret Thatcher's attacks in the 1980's against workers and their allies showed little sorrow. Celebrations actually happened in communities across the UK.

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NCAA and truth of college sports

A new report from the National College Players Association and the Drexel University Sport Management Department highlights the level of exploitation these players face.

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The Cuban Revolution began in 1959

One thing is apparent to anyone who has studied Cuban society as Esteban Morales has: the subject of racism is far from "taboo" in Cuba.

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Reader voices: Relationships with no rights

Conservatives continue to fight nature and necessity. For them, this is a ballgame without an end. For the rest of us, we may finally see the clock ticking down to victory.

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Pattycake the gorilla made life better

I was 22 years old and living in my native Brooklyn when "Pattycake" was born in the Central Park Zoo on Sept. 3, 1972.

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