February

Ten Commandments and public square don't mix

The Supreme Court's recent hearing on the Ten Commandments, while good,  still leaves the debate unsettled.

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This revolutionary "Cradle" still rocks!

If you're anywhere near Los Angeles, don't miss The Cradle Will Rock, the latest addition to the tide of political plays currently flowing across Southern California stages.

Wisconsin and beyond: the conflict is irreconcilable

Wisconsin, joined by other states, is ground zero of an irreconcilable conflict over the role of government.

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Richard Wright: a great peoples artist and journalist

It is time to restore Richard Wright's place fully as a major people's artist and ground breaking journalist of the 20th century.

Republicans should get their story straight

The right wing, in its assault on working people, is full of contradictory statements.

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Poem of the week: Nizar Qabbani’s “The Old World is Dead”

This unnamed verse, written in 1970, seems as if it could have been written yesterday in half a dozen nations - and in some U.S. states as well.

The greatest recovery?

Corporate executives have extracted record profits by sabotaging the recovery on every front - eliminating employees, repressing wages, withholding investment and shirking federal taxes.

Capitalism sucks: more loyal to profit abroad than jobs at home

Prospects for U.S. workers in the post-recession economy are grimmer than ever.

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Reflections on Friday's protest in Madison

The aches in my bones from yesterday's rally in Madison, Wisconsin, were welcomed aches.

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Snyder budget means more pain for Michigan workers

The budget reduces business taxes by $1.8 billion. This deficit-creating proposal is made up for by increasing taxes on seniors and families by $1.7 billion.

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