Opinion

America's 10 greediest - the runners-up

Last year, a year that began so brilliantly - for our top one percent - ended in angst.

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Obama in Osawatomie

The President's speech in Osawatomie was the true "pivot" towards jobs and away from the austerity debates of last summer for which workers, occupy protesters and tens of millions more have been waiting.

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Reader voices: 9/11, 10 years later

Ten years ago, our nation faced what is arguably the greatest test to which our people have faced since the Civil War on our own soil.

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My 9/11: The smoke that preceded tragedy

Perhaps most poignant are the perspectives of those for whom that era was a vital period in their growth: the youth of that decade.

The lessons of September 11

A good lesson was the way many bereaved families joined hands to proclaim a message of peace and social justice, under the banner of Sept. 11 Families for Peaceful Tomorrows.

Is Rand Paul a racist?

Is Rand Paul,  a: prejudiced,  b: a chauvinist,  c: a racist?

EDITORIAL: The good news of Sotomayors confirmation

The confirmation of Sonia Sotomayor as the first Latina and third woman ever to serve on the U.S. Supreme court should be regarded with a deep sense of satisfaction by all lovers of justice in this country. The People’s Weekly World wishes Madame Justice Sotomayor the best of fortune in what we hope will be a long and fruitful tenure.

EDITORAL: Act now for a nuclear weapons-free future!

The annual commemorations of the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki are solemn reminders that for the last 64 years humanity has existed on the brink of a precipice ― the threat that life as we know it could be snuffed out if the terrible power of the world’s nuclear arsenals were ever unleashed.

Affirmative action a plus for all

Affirmative action is a plus not just for African Americans, Latinos or women but for all workers. Portrayal of it as something that takes rights away from white workers and gives them to African American workers is totally false.

Affirmative action a plus for all

Affirmative action is a plus not just for African Americans, Latinos or women but for all workers. Portrayal of it as something that takes rights away from white workers and gives them to African American workers is totally false.

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