October

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Are women breaking for Republicans?

If the recent New York Times poll is right, women are breaking for Republicans in the midterm election. But the real poll comes on Nov. 2.

2010 elections continue 1960s battles

This election and the rage connected to it (racist and anti-immigrant especially) are traceable to the 1960s and the right-wing class warfare that followed.

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CPUSA leader: Vote and build the movement

Jarvis Tyner, national executive vice-chair CPUSA, spoke in Detroit recently  on the need to for left and progressive minded people to help insure a huge voter turnout for the midterm election.

A lot at stake for immigrant rights on Nov. 2

The Republican Party is spouting vile hatred for immigrants, especially those who have dark skin but don't have papers. The punditry would have us believe that supporting rights for immigrants is "political suicide" in this election year.

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When Republicans ruled: a 2010 voter guide

Let's not condemn ourselves to repeat the past because of short-term memory loss.

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In Illinois, vote "no" on recall and defend democracy

Proponents say the  constitutional amendment is an added check and balance. Sounds democratic, but is it really?

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Michelle Obama shows power of women's vote

A recent event with First Lady Michelle Obama was a reminder of how powerful the women's vote is, how hard the fight was to win it and why it's so important to use it.

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Right-wing dead serious about killing minimum wage

The political right is implementing a multi-faceted strategy it hopes will push the country back to the days when there was absolutely no social safety net at all.

Patrick Toomey defends tax cuts for the rich

There are clear differences between the Democrats and Republicans in the Nov. 2 elections.

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Brown or Whitman? No contest

And it's a choice that should have national impact, given California's prominence as a pace-setting state.

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